Featured Home: Stunning Buckhead Estate (Betsy Akers)August 13, 2010
Words that come to mind as you explore 1215 Mount Paran Road are elegant, glamorous, sophisticated and magnificent. The home invokes a feeling of old Hollywood. The estate is absolutely stunning and certainly pure luxury, but it is not overstated or showy. It is simply dazzling.
The Georgian home is quietly chic from the outside with well-manicured lawn and hedges. The sumptuous green lawn provides a delightful contrast to the light exterior showing off the classic architecture.
Once inside, the curved wrought-iron railed staircase catches your eye in the double story foyer. A staircase to the lower level curves in the opposite direction from the foyer, while a baby grand sits tucked into where the staircases meet in the custom painted space.
The gourmet kitchen created by Design Galleria is appointed for the finest chef. Two islands, one with an Afromesia wood top, sit between walls of antiqued Downsview cabinetry. A professional quality cooktop with custom stainless, limestone hood and limestone and steel backsplash sits at the far end. Stainless steel double ovens flank the desk area on the right-hand side of the room. Flanking the kitchen are the large eat in area and the large open family room with a beamed ceiling and fireplace that overlook the formal gardens, pool and covered patio areas.
The home features a formal living and dining room that can accommodate 12 or more with exceptional views of the outside property.
The home features two offices – one overlooks a zen like garden and the other overlooks a courtyard. Floor to ceiling windows provide natural light. These rooms are spacious and can accommodate multiple furniture arrangements.
The master bedroom suite with his and her baths is on the main level of the six bedroom home. Four of the bedrooms are on the second floor along with an additional sitting room area, while the remaining bedroom is on the terrace level.
The terrace level with its unique high ceilings features a pool table/game area and a home theater, gym, wine cellar and bar area and full spa bath with sauna. The bedroom and bath on the terrace level allow for a perfect in-law suite.
The gardens and the outdoor spaces are awe inspiring. You feel like you are walking through European gardens. The back of the home features a covered patio with arches and columns, flanked by open patios on each side, creating the perfect entertaining space. The pool, with a hot tub at one end, has small fountain elements along the sides, and the deck is comprised of limestone pavers surrounded by grass to give an elegant natural setting.
Offered at $5,900,000
1215 Mount Paran Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
Six Bedrooms, Eight Full Baths and Two Half Baths
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Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty