2557 Glenwood Ave SE
The exposed beams, trimmed with wrought-iron railings and full-width porches on two floors speak volumes about the modern designs and luxuries you’ll find behind the ship-lap siding, inside this modern farmhouse in Decatur’s coveted East Lake neighborhood. It’s a brand-new home, boasting five bedrooms and four baths, on an elevated lot that’s literally across the street from East Lake Golf Club.
Pass through the eight-light glass front door and you’ll enter a spacious living area with high, 10-foot ceilings supported by natural-finish hardwood beams and gleaming wood floors underfoot. From here, access to the kitchen and mudroom (complete with bathroom) is just steps away, or pass through double glass doors into a home office with generous closet storage. In the kitchen, find stainless steel appliances, marble counters and a marble-topped island ready to either host quick meals or add workspace for meal preparation. The kitchen is trimmed with gold finishings, from the hardware on the lovely white cabinets to the sconces, and exposed wood beams are perfect for added shelving. Also on the main level: A family room with a fireplace for cool, cozy evenings, a side door that leads out to the back yard, and access to both a garage and stairs to an in-law suite.
Upstairs is the master suite, with a private balcony spanning the entire front of the house and offering views over evergreens to the golf course’s sprawling lake and the fairways beyond. The suite features, of course, a private bathroom with glass walk-in shower, a freestanding tub, double vanity, and walk-in closet. The upstairs level also offers an open space atop the landing that’s ideal for a lounge area or family space, as well as doors to two additional bedrooms, each with a private closet, and a shared full bathroom with combination tub and shower combo.
If all of that doesn’t woo you – somehow! – the neighborhood amenities surely will. Aside from painless access to the links, you’ll find lots of other parks, including East Lake Park and Dolittle Creek. There’s also great dining within walking distance, including takeout from Poor Hendrix or hearty plates from Lake and Oak, or make use of that great kitchen with fresh goods from the grocery just a half mile away.
Address: 2557 Glenwood Ave SE
Square Feet: 3,466
Year Built: 2021