About This Listing
This modern Midtown self-contained two bedroom accommodation is set in a historic building with a gorgeous garden. Enjoy fabulous skyline views in a treed neighborhood while walking to a myriad of shops, restaurants, night life and outdoor recreation.
Living room features two very comfortable sofas and a large flat screen TV. Accent wall is in terra cotta, rest is tranquil ice blue.
It's all about location, location, location and in this case this large tranquil apartment is in Ansley Park one of the 10 most desirable neighborhoods in the USA! So for a long term stay of vacation with the kids, or a neat couples retreat or a fabulous place during convention time or making that movie or TV series, come and see what this delightful 4 sleeper from $170 a night ($1000 per week $2850 a month (including utilities) offers:
This is a self-contained very spacious 1500 sq ft ground floor fully furnished executive apartment with covered off street parking and its own driveway. Hey I even supply toothbrushes if you forgot yours! The apartment is equipped with all furnishings and linens as well as all appliances (including washer/dryer). The apartment has large flat screen TV with DirecTV and DVR, home theater DVD, wireless internet etc. The accommodation features a large master bedroom with queen bed, hardwood floors and a built in closet as well as a chest of drawers and desk/vanity. The second bedroom has two twin beds, walk in closet and chest of drawers. We also have a crib and high-chair available if necessary. This room has outside access on to the deck. The living room has hardwood floors and glorious high ceilings. There is a separate dining room (can be used as an office), kitchen and bathroom as well as a separate storage area with washer and drier. The covered deck includes a gas grill. The apartment looks out onto a prize garden with pond and waterfall and wooded area. The property is bordered by a park -- ideal for recreation. City tennis courts are very close
READY FOR FUN? You are in walking distance from the Arts Centre MARTA, the High Museum, Woodruff Arts Center, Piedmont Park, and the hundreds of shops and restaurants and bars of Ansley Mall, Colony Square and Atlantic Station and more. It is a great place for a vacation to Atlanta -- close to attractions but quiet and tranquil living accommodation. The owner (moi!) is an artist and is also in the movie/tv business (you will recognize my voice at once) and our tenants over the years have included Emory and GA Tech professors, TV and stage personalities, convention delegates, writers, lawyers, CDC researchers all on assignment in Atlanta as well a local residents in need of a temporary place to live. Convention participants are regular guests!
NOTE-- unlike many homes on this site, this is NOT a shared space. It is a separate ground floor apartment.
To quote the Atlanta Journal Constitution of October 6 2011:
"Ansley Park is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Atlanta but it is also now considered one of America's 10 Best Neighborhoods! Due to its central location and the beautiful green scenario surrounding the homes in Ansley Park, it is a perfect place for those looking for suburban life with good access to the city center. It is a historic neighborhood, which is highly valued and admired in Atlanta. Its history is reflected in the homes in Ansley Park. Homes in Ansley Park are lovely and charming with stately architecture in the Georgian, Colonial, English and modern style. Although prices can be high, as it is a very desirable place, it is an embracing region as homes in Ansley Park offer anything from small cute houses to enormous imposing mansions.
The neighborhood provides enjoyable areas such as a golf course and nearby Winn, McClatchey and, of course, Piedmont parks with swimming pools, tennis courts, jungle gyms, picnic tables and plenty of grass for outside activities or picnicking. Residents of Ansley Park can admire waterfalls in those parks, which embellish the beautiful and peaceful green area where people go jogging and biking. Homes in Ansley Park are basically close to any amenities required in daily life but with a considerable distance to the stress and noise of a big city. In Ansley Park, the neighborhood provides safety, peace, and natural beauty. Living there is a dream and a privilege for everyone including families looking for the best environment for their kids."
This space is entirely for guests. The washer and drier are for their use only but located in a shared basement. The outside BBQ grill and deck are shared, as is the back garden. Picking from the organic veggie and flower gardens is for the host's use only except by prior arrangement.
Interaction with Guests
This is a very private space and I leave it up to my guests how much interaction they would like. I am on hand for advice and any help they need but respect their privacy.
This is a walking/biking neighborhood with LOTS to do. The belt line is 10 minutes walk away and is great for biking or walking/running/roller blading. There are public tennis courts 5 minutes walk away. Ansley Mall is half a mile and it has 2 grocery stores, Starbucks, a couple of restaurants, CVS, LA Fitness, nail spa etc Atlantic station shuttle bus is 15 minutes away and that has LOTS of amenities. Piedmont Park with Botanical Garden and High Museum with Woodruff Symphony hall are a 10 minutes walk. Colony Square is also a 10 minute walk and that whole area had a plethora of bars, restaurants and shops.
MARTA -- the metro train system is 15 minutes walk.
Other Things to Note
This place is unique -- gourmet modern kitchen and modern bathroom in a 1917 house with exposed brick and hardwood floors. The art work is from around the world, and does include some of my own work. My studio is on the property. I am a gregarious person who has lived and/or worked on all 5 continents. I would love to welcome you to stay here.
No smoking or pets allowed. There is a security deposit and a lease agreement for tenants. The security deposit is returned if all is A OK minus the cleaning fee.
This is a beautiful setting with wonderful opportunities to explore ATL within walking distance. However, I used it to recover from surgery. It was comfortable, well maintained, in a beautiful setting and had everything one might need while away from home.
I cannot say enough wonderful things about Gillian. She was genuinely warm and caring and assisted us with any needs we might have. She was prompt in every communication and adaptable to my special circumstances. With family, and people bringing meals we had lots of traffic but tried to follow rules. She was a most gracious and caring host.
It was really a "safe haven" where my family and I could take the time we needed to recover. Nancy Mitchell
My daughter and I stayed at Gillian's for a business trip. We loved her place! It was very comfortable and charming! It was enjoyable to come back to after a long day walking the Atlanta Market on our buying trip! Although the weather was unseasonably very cold and we couldn't enjoy what she had to offer outside ... I know we would have loved to have a glass of wine by her garden or on her deck! Thanks Gillian for a lovely stay!!
Property was beautiful. Space was charming and super comfy for the three of us. Great location! Very convenient to nearby mini-mall with groceries and gym, and easy driving to downtown Atlanta.
Landlords were so nice. Two thumbs up. Overall great experience and would rent this place again!
About the Host, Gillian
I am an artist, born in South Africa but have lived or worked on four continents. I came to the USA in 1992 and then subsequently spent 6 years in China. I am a very proud US citizen! I spent many years in the education field and LOVE kids. I am an impressionist landscape painter and work mostly on commission. I also do charcoal portraits. I work mostly from photos that my clients send me. I am an avid gardener and the huge organic garden (including veggies) is right outside the apartment. My husband Ted Heintz and I live on the property which also comprises my studio and gallery. My work can be (email hidden)
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