An impressive mansion in Marietta, Georgia with a design inspired by centuries-old, European castles and manors has been scheduled for a luxury auction® sale this September.
Tucked within a private cul-de-sac in Marietta’s East Cobb area – named Georgia’s “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine in 2016 – the estate enjoys a one-acre lot surrounded by lush landscaping, which borders historic Sope Creek and adjoins the Chattahoochee National Park and Forest. The heart of Atlanta is within only a 25-minute commute, making the area ideal for those who work in the city or require proximity to a major international airport.
The estate is comprised of a main residence and an adjacent carriage house. The main living quarters occupy three living levels, with 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 3 half baths distributed throughout more than 8,400 square feet of living area.
The carriage house sits above a three-car garage (with lofted bays to accommodate up to five – 10 cars with lifts), and adds 1,300 additional square feet of area. It features one bed and one full bath, a large living room, and a laundry area.
Beautiful Honduran mahogany hewn by English craftsman trained in Gibraltar is used extensively throughout the home, including no fewer than 55 hand-carved doors. There was more than half a million dollars spent just in Honduran mahogany in the home, and that’s before the cost of the brick, stone, and fine finishes located throughout.
Beyond being merely inspired by historic castles, the property also contains materials actually recovered from them. Items such as 100-year old sconces, an entry door from an English castle dating to the 1700s, and fireplaces accented in marble imported from a French castle are examples of the unique elements that comprise the property.
Despite its ties to history, the home is replete with modern creature comforts, such as a gourmet kitchen outfitted with professional-grade appliances by Viking and Sub-Zero, a butler’s pantry and wet bar, 1,500-bottle wine cellar, media room and fitness center.
The avid sportsmen will also enjoy the home’s media room, which features large display cases (ideal for firearms or antiques), in addition to the vast, two-story “trophy room,” which serves as a beautiful display venue for the big game hunter, or that could function as a gallery for the art collector or photographer.
The live bidding process will be held on the property site on September 16, 2017, although buyers can also bid remotely if necessary. The estate is listed for sale for $2.5 million. The purchase opportunity presented by the auction is far, far below the construction value of the property, without even including the cost of the land.
The property is available for open house previews daily, between the hours of 12 and 4pm (EDT) until the auction.
Address: 3863 Streamside Drive, East Cobb Marietta, GA 30067
Bathrooms: 6 full + 3 half
For more information contact Toni Itkin at 404-229-8242 or [email protected]
Toni Itkin is the exclusive agent representing the Vinings/East Cobb/Sandy Springs, Georgia real estate market as a member of the Haute Residence Real Estate Network. View all of her listings here.
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