1257 University Drive NE

Atlanta, GA 30306 View Map $2,575,000 Ask a Question
Beds5
Baths5Full11/2
Sq.Ft.6,509
Year2017
1257 University Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30306 | MLS 7345964 Photo 1
1257 University Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30306 | MLS 7345964 Map

Robert Wilkinson

(678) 776-0135

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Single Family Home
MLS #:7345964
Sq. Feet:6,509
Date Sold:4/19/2024
Lot Size:0.45 Acres
County:Dekalb
Welcome home to Morningside's sophisticated urban retreat. This exquisite custom-built residence is nestled in the heart of Morningside on a generous .45-acre lot. 1257 University boasts a serene and picturesque creek setting steeped in privacy with neighbors located on only one side. This unique property
harmoniously combines the convenience of urban living with the tranquility of nature, offering an unparalleled lifestyle experience. This 5 bed 5.5 bath brick
home was utilized as a secondary property and presents like new construction. Intentionally designed to maximize a sophisticated upscale aesthetic while
offering functionality for daily life; every detail from the floor plan to appliances to the designer finishes has been meticulously planned and maintained. A
rocking chair front porch includes 2 sets of French doors creating a seamless flow of entertaining options. The soaring ceilings of the entry foyer invite you to
explore a dedicated dining room and office/guest bedroom with ensuite. Gleaming hardwoods flow to the living room that includes built-in bookshelves, a gas
fireplace, creek side views, access to the screened porch, and an open-concept layout to the kitchen for ease of entertaining, parenting, cooking, & just living.
The Chef's kitchen is a culinary delight, equipped with top-of-the-line appliances including Wolf Induction and double ovens, SubZero, custom soft-close
cabinetry, and a large island for making memories, doing homework, and hosting dinner parties. The butler's pantry provides plenty of bar storage, prep space, a wine chiller, plus walk-in pantry. Restoration Hardware lighting throughout the home. 3 beds and 3 baths are located up the main staircase. The primary suite is a true sanctuary overlooking your almost double lot, complete with a spa style ensuite with double vanities, soaking tub, seamless glass shower, floor to ceiling tile, WC, plenty of linen storage, and 2 walk-in closets. The Au Pair suite is situated up the back staircase complete with ensuite. The privacy and spaciousness of this location also makes for a fantastic home gym, bonus family room, or teen hang - easily customize it to your needs. The daylight unfinished terrace level provides a wealth of storage and is stubbed for a full bath. Finish it out to add a home theatre, in-law suite, and wine cellar. The attached two-car garage boasts epoxy flooring, a complete storage system, and direct access to the backyard. The exterior breadth of this lot truly makes it a unique oasis in the heart of the city. Spend evenings by the fire on the screened porch while the pets or kids play in the private backyard. BBQ on the Trex deck, host Friday night fire-pits by the creek or take up gardening. The gently meandering creek runs around the back of the property adding to the enchanting ambiance and securing privacy on 2 out of 3 sides of this lot. Looking for entertainment outside the home? Just a few blocks away is Alon's Bakery, Nowak's, Whiskey Bird, The Family Dog, and all the restaurants and shops of Morningside. Getting to work is a breeze as well with easy access to Buckhead, Midtown, Emory, and the CDC; this home is truly a retreat in the heart of it all. To summarize, this custom-built residence in the heart of Morningside situated in a tranquil creek setting, is a rare gem that seamlessly combines the best of urban living with the serenity of a natural oasis. It offers luxury, privacy, and convenience, making it a truly unique and desirable property for those seeking the perfect blend of modern city living and natural beauty. Welcome home to 1257 University.

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Price Change History

Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
4/23/2024$2,750,000$2,575,000-6.4%

Community Information

Address:1257 University Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
County:Dekalb
City:Atlanta
Neighborhood:Morningside
Zip Code:30306

School Information

High School:Midtown
Middle School:David T Howard
Elementary School:Morningside-

Architecture

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:2017
Stories:Two
Style:Contemporary, Farmhouse, Modern
Construction Materials: Brick 4 Sides, Cement Siding
Building Area: 6509
Roof: Composition, Shingle
Foundation: Brick/Mortar
Basement: Daylight, Exterior Entry, Full, Interior Entry, Unfinished
Parking Features: Attached, Driveway, Garage, Garage Faces Side, Kitchen Level, Level Driveway

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Bookcases, Coffered Ceiling(s), Crown Molding, Disappearing Attic Stairs, Double Vanity, Entrance Foyer, High Ceilings 9 ft Upper, High Ceilings 10 ft Main, His and Hers Closets, Walk-In Closet(s)
Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Double Oven, Dryer, Electric Cooktop, Microwave, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer
Equipment: Irrigation Equipment
Fireplace Features: Family Room, Gas Log, Gas Starter, Outside
Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Hardwood
Laundry: Laundry Room, Sink, Upper Level
Bedroom Features: In-Law Floorplan, Split Bedroom Plan
Kitchen Features: Cabinets White, Eat-in Kitchen, Kitchen Island, Pantry Walk-In, Stone Counters, View to Family Room
Exterior Features: Garden, Lighting, Private Yard, Rain Gutters
Patio And Porch: Covered, Front Porch, Rear Porch, Screened
Green Energy Efficient: HVAC, Thermostat
Other Structures: Garage(s)
Security Features: Secured Garage/Parking, Security Service, Smoke Detector(s)
Window: Double Pane Windows, Window Treatments
Garage Spaces: 2
Cooling: Ceiling Fan(s), Central Air, Electric
Heating: Central, Forced Air

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 4576
Below Grade 0
Total 0

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.45 Acres
Lot Dimensions:153 x 56
Lot Features: Back Yard, Creek On Lot, Front Yard, Landscaped, Level, Private
Waterfront: Creek
View: Creek/Stream, Trees/Woods
Utilities: Cable Available, Electricity Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available, Sewer Available, Water Available
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Electric: 110 Volts
Road Frontage: City Street
Road Surface: Asphalt
Fencing: Back Yard, Fenced, Wrought Iron
Directions:From Morningside retail district, take a right on University, home is on the right.

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2023
Tax Annual Amount: $4,618
Buyer Agency Compensation: 3.0%

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Listing information last updated on May 17, 2024 at 8:00 PM EST.