Our house was built in 1875. It is one of the oldest remaining houses in Atlanta. It was featured in Intown Atlanta tour of homes. With 12 foot ceilings, 6 bedrooms, 4 baths, renovated kitchen, new master suite and bath, with outdoor hot tub. You can also rent the attached cottage on a separate listing for a total of 8 bedrooms.
We are in trendy Kirkwood, close to Decatur, the CDC, Emory and the Georgia World Congress Center. The house is historical, but with modern amenities. It's a show house. The home features Second Empire architecture and has a Mansard roof, original staircase, and doors. We have a wraparound porch with a swing and rocking chair. It was built in 1875 for the mayor of Kirkwood.
Guests have access to the whole house. We have WiFi, 2 flat screen TVs, Jacuzzi hot tub on the deck. Our kitchen is a show kitchen, with a commercial 5 star stove. Our guests have full access to the kitchen.
We will meet our guests and show them how to use everything in the house.
The trendy, Kirkwood neighborhood is very close knit. There are several popular restaurants and neighborhood pubs within walking distance. Also, within walking distance, there is a park with a lovely playground, tennis courts and a basketball court.
We are within walking distance to MARTA and 20 minutes from the airport. We are close to Emory, and downtown Atlanta, including the convention center, by car or MARTA.
The house is on a large, spacious lot, with enough off the street parking for several cars.
Guests have access to the whole house and outdoor jacuzzi hot tub, deck, back yard, and grill.
Although we live in a very safe neighborhood, you have access to our security system.
Interaction with guests
We will meet our guests and show them around the house. We will then take our leave.
Other things to note
The house is on a large, spacious lot, with enough off the street parking for several cars. We have just added fiber optics superfast speed internet to our properties.
All the mattresses are comfortable and new. The master bedroom has a brand new Novaform Serafina memory foam mattress, voted best mattress by Consumer Reports two years in a row.
We also have a pack n play for babies.
Although we live in a very safe neighborhood, we have a security system for your use.
Please, no smoking in the house. I'm sorry, we do not accept pets. We reserve the right to charge more for parties, weddings or receptions. We have a pack n play and a single air mattress, if needed. There is a $25 charge for over 6 guests.
I am a retired Human Resource manager. I enjoy reading, cooking, traveling, and hiking. I volunteer as an English tutor to middle school girls who are refugees from all over the world. My husband, Bert, and I, enjoy hosting book clubs at our house. We also teach adult courses at Emory University in the Olli program for seniors. We rotate our time visiting our seven grandchildren in Seattle, San Diego and Chapel Hill. I admit to being a Words With Friends addict.
We take great pleasure in meeting and hosting our guests from Airbnb. They have enriched our lives and we look forward to making new friends.