This gorgeous, turn-of-the-century Victorian in sought-after Grant Park with separate income/in-law suite in the rear presents smart buyers with a fantastic live/work, live/earn or earn/earn opportunity. There's character galore on both sides of this beautiful home, including original fireplaces, soaring 13' ceilings, heart of pine floors and pre-1900 gingerbread detail on the exterior. Both units have quiet, fenced back yards, and there's plenty of off-alley parking for up to 6 vehicles for the entire house.
Main House (The 2 bedroom, 2 bath): Upon entering the back yard gate for the main house on the right, you're greeted with a private back-yard oasis and party patio surrounded by lush landscaping and mature trees. Step right inside to a sparkling, updated kitchen plus a laundry area / mud room with plenty of storage, all of which flows directly into the dining room. Just beyond the dining room, there's not just one but TWO spacious living rooms, the first of which leads outside to a rocking-chair front porch and a fully-enclosed yard shaded by a luscious tulip tree and ornamental plum tree. A huge bedroom and a period-perfect full bath round off the main level. Walk up the open stairs to find an open-concept owner's suite outfitted with vaulted ceilings, a wood-burning stove, plus a bathroom with jetted soaking tub and separate shower. There's even another hidden bedroom around the corner that's perfect for a nursery, a child's bedroom or a massive walk-in closet. Once you've explored this entire space (which comprises about 75% of the entire property), you'll find that this side feels more like a two-floor 3/2 with an extra living room. Prior owners have lived on this side comfortably while renting out the smaller 2/1. This unit last rented for $2,900/month.
Rear Apartment (The 2 bedroom, 1 bath): From the back parking pad, you'll enter the 2/1's domain on the left after passing through the back gate for that property right into an easy-to-manage, private back yard with a new wood patio/deck. Step inside and be wowed by this AirBnBer's dream: soaring ceilings, bright white spaces, Instagramable details like exposed brick fireplaces, a newer eat-in kitchen with butcher-block counters, and a bedroom that looks right out onto the neighbors tropical side-yard. Plus, there's a second-level loft that works perfectly well as a 2nd bedroom or large office space, not to mention a separate, cozy sunroom off the main living area. There are two electric meters on the house with separate service to the apartment, HVAC and water are shared. This unit last rented for $1,800/month (utilities included).
What's more, the HVAC system for the entire house uses geothermal energy for both heating and cooling (a pleasant rarity for an in-house air comfort system in the south), and the crawlspace has been fully encapsulated for energy conservation and to prevent moisture intrusion. Walk 1/2 block to the park and just a few minutes further to the Memorial Corridor. Easy access to the Boulevard / I-20 entrance ramp just 1 block away makes for a 15-minute drive to the airport almost any time of day.
The APS school line-up for this property is the prestigious Parkside Elementary School, which feeds into King Middle School as well as Maynard H Jackson High School, which offers the International Baccalaureate program and which reported the highest graduation rate of any Atlanta area public high school for the 2017-2018 school year. Plus, there's Wesley International Academy (with a full-immersion Mandarin program) is just down the street and open to any elementary-aged student living within the city limits of Atlanta. This property also lies within the tier 1 section zone for Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, with its elementary campus in Grant Park and middle school campus in neighboring Ormewood Park.
Leave the car at home and set out on foot to do some quick shopping just a block away at the weekly Grant Park Farmer's Market located at the Milledge Fountain, or walk around the corner to Dakota Blue, Grant Central Pizza, Grant Park Coffeehouse or Mediteranea. Just over I-20, all your local grocery shopping needs are met at Grant Park Market, pick up a bag of mulch next door at Shep's Ace Hardware, or grab some curbside grub from any restaurant with a 5-block radius at places like Six Feet Under, Little Tart Bakeshop, Gather, Full Commission, Firepit Pizza, Carroll Street Cafe, Grindhouse Killer Burgers, Petit Chou, Wonderkid, Augustines, Agave, Republic Social House or Ziba's Bistro.
In recent months, the adjoining neighborhoods of Grant Park, Reynoldstown, Cabbagetown, and north Ormewood Park have been transformed into a new intown epicenter. Close-by developments include the Larkin in Grant Park, Alta Dairies in Reynoldstown, and Madison Yards in Reynoldstown which features the Lucky and Lady Pet Spa, Orangetheory fitness, a Publix and AMC Theatre complex. And just a few blocks the south of the home, The Beacon complex next to the south leg of the Beltline has brought forth dining establishments like Patria Cocina, Buteco Coffeehouse, and Hoto Hoto Ramen.
Positioned perfectly just half a mile south of the the I-20 corridor at the Boulevard / Zoo Atlanta entrance and exit ramps, your morning commute to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is a predictable 10- to 15-minute door-to-door rideshare trip against traffic. Grady Memorial Hospital is a five-minute drive, while Emory University Hospital Midtown is just 10 minutes away and Piedmont Hospital is 15 minutes away. Prefer taking Marta? The King Memorial Marta Train Station is just a 9 minute walk up the street.
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