Photo Gallery - Listing ID 7099961

  • Price$3,600,000
  • StatusActive
  • Address1820 Garraux Road NW
  • Atlanta, Georgia 30327-2504
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Baths4
  • Bathrooms5
  • Partial Baths1
  • Acres4.600
  • Min Square Feet5,804

Beautiful hardcoat and limestone facade of this 1960's James Means recasting of a 1912 Neel Reid design once located on Peachtree Road.

The stone driveway entrance to the home is one of Atlanta's prettiest.

The home is surrounded by mature trees offering shade with sunny spaces for the pool and tennis court on its 4.6 three-parcel property.

The stone motor court offers easy front door access and numerable parking spaces.

The work of three prominent architects are recognized for this architectural gem. Neel Reid designed a home on Peachtree Road near the Brookwood train station, and when it was torn down in the late 60's, James Means salvaged the parts to build the home as it looks today. In the late 1980's Norman Askins seamlessly designed a primary bedroom/bath addition and a drive-under garage.

The entry hall's marble floor, high ceilings, and curved staircase is immediately impressive.

The entry hall has beautifully carved french doors leading to the formal dining room on the left and to the living room on the right.

The decorative wood-carved doors were most likely salvaged from the original 1912 Neel Reid designed home.

Classic details at every turn with this view from the entry hall staircase.

The living room is designed to resemble a French salon with wood paneling, parquet floors, and a custom marble mantle.

Hidden paneled doors in the living room lead to the family room where there is a wet bar. The floor to ceiling French doors in the living room, found in every room on the first level, allow plenty of light.

An elegant dining room with wood parquet floors and classically detailed paneling seats twelve.

When the doors are open to the built-in living room cabinet, a panel between the dining room and kitchen can be open and used as a pass-through or buffet.

Once the original primary bedroom, the first-floor guest room adds convenience for visiting friends and family

The first floor guest room bath has marble double sinks, a combined shower/tub, a storage cabinet, and a cedar-lined closet.

Rich paneling, parquet wood floors, a well-hidden wet bar, and a fireplace make the library a welcoming place to gather.

The primary bath addition his-and-her closets and double sinks in a spacious dressing area in between the primary bedroom and the bathroom.

From the primary bedroom dressing area, the beautiful circular windows of the primary bath can be seen.

The dressing area has two large his and hers closets. Both are equally finished with plenty of shelving, and one has steps leading to a loft for additional clothing storage.

The spacious primary bath boast three circular windows designed by Norman Askins in the late 1980's. The bathroom is large enough to include easily-accessed workout equipment.

A favorite feature of the primary bedroom is the ladies closet with stairs to an additional upper level closet space.

The kitchen has a beautiful brick floor and a convenient back staircase to the upper level.

The kitchen has a beautiful brick floor and a convenient back staircase to the upper level.

The family room, directly off of the kitchen, has a limestone fireplace, a wood beamed ceiling, brick flooring, and two sets of French doors leading to the large backyard and terrace areas.

Saint Joe's brick, a brick and limestone fireplace, high wood-beamed ceilings, and French doors to the terrace make the family room a great place to spend family time, especially since it is within view of the kitchen!

The upper landing, with a view of the curved wall and staircase, is spacious and separates the upper bedroom suites.

Bedroom #3 is to the right of the upper landing and has its own in-suite bath.

The adjoining bath to bedroom #3 has a marble floor and vanity, plenty of storage drawers, and a combined shower/tub.

The laundry room, located on the upper level, is spacious with a large window, plenty of storage cabinets, and a staircase leading to the third-floor attic.

The richly paneled upper office or library has a hidden closet, a wall of bookshelves, a wood flooring and would also be great used as an upper recreation room.

Bedroom #4 is spacious and has a Jack and Jill bath to the adjoining bedroom #5, which is smaller in size and equally charming.

The Jack and Jill between Bedrooms #4 and #5 has marble floors, vanities, and a shower/bath surround.

Bedroom #5 is small, and also could be used as a nursery or sitting area to bedroom #4.

A view from the upper landing as you head back down to the main level's entry hall.

Customary to Neel Reid's architecture, James Means designed the back of the home to be equally beautiful to the front. The home's symmetry is on display as well as the six sets of French doors allowing outdoor access from all back rooms on the main level.

A view from the terrace shows the steps down to the flat back area, great for entertaining or as the venue for a family wedding.

The pool house, designed by Norman Askins in the late 1980's, has a lounging area, an office, an outdoor bath and pool equipment closet, an indoor bath, and a wet bar.

The white-glazed terracotta flooring of the pool house is lovely, and the palladium floor to ceiling windows offer a sunroom affect.

Run in from the pool onto a terracotta floor to grab a Coke from the wet bar or to wash-up in the bath after an afternoon of swimming.

The pool is rectangular in shape and has a grandfathered-diving board rarely seen today.

The tennis court is a short walk up from the pool house, and it also has a basketball court in place.

The porte cachere offers covered access to the family room and kitchen and connects the house to a charming potting shed.

The stone motor court spills into an addition pebble and stone parking and turn-around area.

A drive-under two-car garage is mainly used for additional car storage or guest parking.

Main level floor plan.

Upper level floor plan.

Garage floor plan.

Listing Provided Courtesy of Beacham And Company Realtors

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