Couple thinks less about downsizing and more about future with grandkids.
If this 4,000-square-foot house in Avondale Estates looks familiar, it's because it was a filming location for 'The Vampire Diaries'
The holiday decor in this 3,200-square-foot home, which has three bedrooms and 3 ½ baths, blends seamlessly with the year-round furniture and fixtures.
The five bedroom, 6000 ft., and 4.5 bathroom is a mini-mansion that sits in a golfing community and comes with marble floors, custom built-in's throughout, remote operated window coverings along with a tastefully upgraded chefs kitchen.
With its two-story pedimented portico and rear rotunda, this Buckhead house is a must-see on the homes tour.
Rob Smith and Carl Mattison rebuilt their historical Grant Park home in time for the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes.
For Eryn Houck, home is where her children are; so it comes as no surprise that her two sons and daughter figured prominently in renovations to her Craftsman bungalow, which is on the 22nd annual Virginia-Highland tour of homes.
The house is believed to be one of the first homes in the Peachtree Heights East neighborhood. (~ 2,000 square feet, three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths)
The 7,500-square-foot house has six bedrooms and six baths.
The home has six bedrooms and 6 1/2 bathrooms. It is within walking distance of the kids' private school and features a remodeled basement with reclaimed wood.
This 1920s house has three bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths.
Michael and Catherine Giel spent two years searching for an intown Atlanta loft with a soundproof space. They finally found a two-bedroom loft with a first-floor garage they could turn into a music studio.
2,700 square feet, four bedrooms, three baths
This 2,300-square-foot home has three bedrooms, three baths, floor-to-ceiling windows and about 50 pieces of paintings, photos and sculptures.
Artist Nancy B. Westfall's 4,400-square-foot Buckhead home has five bedrooms, 6 1/2 baths and an art studio.
The Lithia Springs home, which has three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and about 2,200 square feet, was built in 2008.
Rachel Greathouse's 5,500-square-foot house is “not a typical traditional Georgia-style home,” she said. “We made an offer in two days.”
3,662 square feet, five bedrooms, four baths
2,178 square feet, four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths
About 5,000 square feet, four bedrooms, four full and two half-baths
Eclectic mix of original Victorian elements with modern conveniences.
7,100 square feet, four bedrooms, five full and two half baths.
More than 1,885 square feet, three bedrooms, two baths
1,500 square feet, three bedrooms, two baths home
3,200 square feet, four bedrooms, three baths
Private Quarters has pulled together photos for homeowners we've featured that showed their creativity in adding Ikea to their home decor. Click through the gallery to find your next idea for a room or home makeover.
About 2,573 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 41/2 baths in main house and guest apartment
About 2,800 square feet, four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths
William T. Baker-designed home in Atlanta has 8,000 square feet, seven bedrooms, seven-and-a-half baths
4,800 square feet, five bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths
3,800 square feet, four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths
Bookstore turned farmhouse
A shotgun-style Craftsman with Colonial elements
The Decatur home of Scott and Denise Bailey features porches.
2,800 square feet, five bedrooms, three baths
4,750 square feet, five bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths
Traditional cottage with a bit of Craftsman
2,746 square feet, five bedrooms, three baths
3,500 square feet, five bedrooms, four baths Modern Craftsman bungalow built in 1930
2,500 square feet, three bedrooms, two baths
2,100 square feet, one bedroom, one bathroom
The couple took an unoccupied property and renovated it in four phases over two decades.
Renovations to make the home wheelchair accessible came within hours of closing.
3,500 square feet, four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths
4,180 square feet, four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths
“My home has a certain style. I like things that are very eclectic and colorful,” Holly Bacon said about her nearly 6,000 square-feet home on three acres.
Some people use paint colors as an accent. Candace Klein and Mark Hay used aboriginal art and a vibrant kitchen appliance.
Craftsman homes tend to be simple and cozy with visible exterior features such as porches and decorative trim.
“This is the first house that we’ve really built from the ground up, where we’ve chosen every single thing painfully."
3,150 square feet, three bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths
The most expensive home in Alabama, known as the “Guitar House,” will be up for auction on Oct. 31. The 55,000-square-foot mansion sits on 27 sprawling acres in the Shoal Creek community of Birmingham. The home is owned by former MedPartners CEO Larry House, whose rise and fall from fortune is as storied as the home itself.
The foreclosure's old laminate floors were replaced by hickory wood floors. Other upgrades came from the homeowner's personal style and bargain finds.
“You can just see everything. It’s constantly in motion,” the homeowner said.
The homeowner converted the former warehouse space into a living and entertaining space. See it on the Castleberry Hill Loft Tour Oct. 10.
"After searching and searching, house after house after house, we finally said, 'We love this property.'"
A love for the Rolling Stones drew David Oakey and Cindi Marshall Oakey together in 1997, and brought a British invasion, design-wise, to their Midtown Atlanta loft.
Jordan McAuley believes every home should have a lively, and even glitzy, spot for serving up cocktails and gossip.
Homeowner was drawn to what she calls Serenbe’s “city in the country” setting.
“The vibe of my house is mid-century modern with a tribal flair,” Jason Moattar said. “We love color.”
The former drug-infested property in sought-after Oakhurst neighborhood, is filled with antiques and interesting finds.
2,900 square feet, four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths
3,400 square feet, four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths
7,950 square feet with seven bedrooms
3,850 square feet, four bedrooms, four baths
Approximately 2,200 square feet, four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths
6,650 square feet, including 1,875 square feet in the finished basement, six bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths
Slices of the South are found throughout the townhome, from pieces of a tree planted in Atlanta to folk art.
A cocktail party conversation in 2014 sparked Vicki Hooten’s move to a Midtown Atlanta condo.
The homeowners took queues from an ancestral farm home in Norway before building their Georgia home on 6 acres.
Kristen and Sean-Michael moved into the Alpharetta home before they had children and have updated the home with play areas for the boys.
The redesigned and renovated home features family antiques that hold sentimental value while bringing in unexpected elements.
The Karagas changed their lifestyle by moving from a traditional home in Lawrenceville to a warm modern in the popular, walkable intown neighborhood.
The property, named Riverbend, boasts a media room complete with a movie screen, projector and soda fountain, study aviary, pool with dive-in movie theater and a large master suite overlooking the river.
The home was built at the end of the Victorian era, but most of its architectural elements fit with the Craftsman era, according to the homeowners.
A fabulous 2015 home in a 1900's shell is how one of the residents describes it.
When a fellow parent mentioned the house next door to her was for sale, Saliers was charmed by the Georgian Revival architecture, original molding and its history.
Thea Quillian immediately fell in love with mustard yellow Inman Park home as soon as she walked in. “My husband said I had tears in my eyes,” she said.
Atlanta's second oldest home, Meadow Nook is located across the street from East Lake Golf Course.
Karen Cooper describes herself as an “old house person.” That’s one reason why she and her husband, Phil, immediately toured a Tudor home after they learned it was going on the market.
Eileen Ansley could see the deteriorating bungalow from her front door in East Atlanta. When a contractor started fixing it up, the family seized the opportunity to move in.
Instead of rushing out to buy furniture and accessories for her first home, Brandi Abdul-Malik has taken her time to develop—and blog about—her own style on a budget.
“We had our own homes. His was too masculine; mine was too feminine. We decided we would talk about what the dreams were and the perfect ‘our’ house,” Jayne Berry said.
About 30 different paint colors are used throughout the house, which also has faux treatments and wallpaper on the walls and ceilings. No two rooms are the same color.
It took about two-and-a-half years to finish the floor plan and design to transform a sprawling ranch foreclosure into a Hacienda-style home with a new second floor and three covered patios in Chastain Park.
The renovation process took six months, and keeping true to the Vickers' tradition, it was a family ordeal.