491 East Wesley Road NE • Atlanta, GA 30305
Property Type: Single Family Home
Neighborhood: Garden Hills - Buckhead
Bathrooms: 4.5Floorplan Survey
Interactive Floor Plan
From the moment upon entering this Garden Hills house, you will know you are home. This wonderful home has been truly loved and cared for and has a heart and soul, which is hard to find. Garden Hills is an established and highly sought after neighborhood in south Buckhead. This home is within walking distance to the Garden Hills neighborhood pool and recreation center and also the Atlanta International School.
Tastefully renovated and meticulously maintained. The storybook charm of exterior belies the true size and layout of the interior. Presenting approximately 3,300 square feet on three levels of finished living space, comprising of four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, an additional half-bath, beautiful kitchen, breakfast room, dining room, family room, fireside living room and terrace level recreation room.
Highlights of the main level are as follows: Two bedrooms and two renovated full bathrooms. A wonderful working kitchen with stainless steel appliances, lots of granite countertop workspace, custom cherry cabinetry with pullout drawers and multi-dimensional, compartmentalized pantry cabinet. A wet bar area off the dining room was added in 2014 with matching cherry cabinetry, new wine fridge, sink and lighting . The original sun porch off the kitchen is used as a breakfast room making it an eat-in kitchen.
The extra-large family room with French door to covered deck includes custom built-in cabinetry with bookcases above. Completing this floor is a formal dining room with a set of French doors to the covered deck, a formal living fireside living room, and a separate entry foyer.
Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms and either can be used as a master suite. However, the larger of the two has ample room for a sitting room area, a large daylight walk-in closet plus another reach –in closet, a gorgeous, renovated bathroom with quartz double vanity, additional storage, a walk-in shower with bench and an oversized, deep bubbler-soaking tub.
The second bedroom includes a walk-in closet and private, renovated bathroom. Matching oak hardwood floors have been added throughout the upper level. This level has fully insulated walls and ceilings as well as additional storage space located off the upper hallway and master bedroom.
The terrace level consists of a large recreation room with built-in cabinetry, French doors to the back yard, a half-bath, a laundry room with LG front-loading washer and dryer (2013), a separate utility sink and additional storage space.
Outside we have a professionally landscaped front and back yard to include an irrigation system with rain sensor. Ample parking includes turnaround in rear and direct access to the terrace level. A new covered Trexx (low maintenance) deck was installed in 2010. This new outdoor entertaining area includes a partially covered along with outdoor lighting, ceiling fans, ceiling speakers. At that same time, a new stone patio and walkways and low-voltage garden lighting were added. In 2017 a granite paver driveway approach with stone sidewalk, retainer wall and landscape paver edging were installed.
Additional highlights: New thermal pane, double hung windows and thermal pane exterior doors replaced the original doors and windows. The previous stair rail was removed and a replaced with new oak and wrought iron. A new, thirty-year architectural roof was installed in 2006. New gutters (copper in front) and covered system in rear in 2009. The second level rear siding was replaced with Hardy-plank in 2009.
New systems were added in 2014. Carrier infinity gas furnace and a 4-ton air conditioner for the main and lower levels. A Carrier infinity heat pump and 3-ton air conditioner for upper level, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats, 70-gallon gas hot water heater.
It is hard to put a value on a well maintained home especially if it is your first home. However, if you are a seasoned homeowner then you will truly appreciate the attention to detail evident at 491 East Wesley.