163 Park Dr., Decatur, GA 30030
This house has it both ways. Appreciate the comfort and casual charm of craftsman styling, with exposed rafters and peekaboo dormer windows outside. But also be wowed by bolder, more dramatic statements, from its tall, 3-story form that’s set high on a hill and back from the road, to the stately coffered ceilings in the living room.
And it’s all in the quiet confines of Winnona Park, on a dead-end street and less than a block from a Dearborn Park trailhead, offering you easy access to the beauty of Shoal Creek.
Stroll through this spacious, nearly 3,990 square-foot home and you’ll marvel as the dramatic contrasts continue to reveal themselves. Dark-stained oak floors are enlivened by wall-to-wall windows in some spaces — and by the timeless accents of white subway tile in the kitchen. With the attention to designer finishes and traditional-style fixtures, including tall chair rails, a clawfoot tub, and tiled showers, you may be surprised to learn this paradise is just 4 years old.
The chef’s kitchen features custom cabinetry and granite counters, including on an island with sink and bar seating. The true showpiece here, though, is an Italian commercial range with stainless steel hood plunging through the ceiling. A master suite sports a walk-in closet and a spa-style bath. You’ll find 3 more spacious bedrooms upstairs, 1 bedroom on the main level, and a total of 4 bathrooms. A finished basement adjoins the 2-car garage downstairs.
Retreat to a private greenspace without leaving home in the spacious back yard, yawning from the covered back porch. Or venture through the neighborhood to Dearborn, McKoy Park, and nearby Oakhurst Market. The neighborhood is steeped in tradition, proudly giving a home to Agnes Scott College, Columbia Theological Seminary, The Waldorf School, and Decatur’s oldest home, The Fulton House. And there are plenty of shops and restaurants for a strollable (or bike-able) getaway, including wine maestros at no. 246, the Kimball House, and Neapolitan-style pizza from Sapori de Napoli. You’ll find plenty of shops beckoning, too, like Big Peach Running Co., Treehouse Kid and Craft, and HomeGrown Decatur.