5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath brick beauty with finished basement in Riverside, a sought-after swim/tennis community in Sandy Springs. Top-rated public schools include Heards Ferry Elementary, Ridgeview Middle School and Riverwood High School!
As you enter, you will find a two-story foyer with curved staircase. On the left, an elegant dining room which seats twelve. On the right, a keeping room which can be used as a breakfast room, opens to the beautifully renovated gourmet kitchen.
Featured on the Junior League Tour of Kitchens, the kitchen was designed by Rose Hall Kitchen Galleria and features solid cherry cabinets with a rich ebony stain, hand-made glass backsplash, large L-shaped island with under cabinet storage and custom designed iron windows. Top-of-the-line appliances include Viking 6-burner cooktop, Viking double ovens, warming drawer, Viking dishwasher, Scotsman ice maker, 48″ Thermador built-in refrigerator. The kitchen also has a wet bar/coffee station/smoothie bar with prep sink, two refrigerated beverage drawers and two appliance garages perfect for coffee or espresso maker. Extra features also include under counter lighting, under counter outlets, soft-close drawers, spice drawers and walk-in pantry with microwave and cookbook storage.
The kitchen opens to a warm inviting family room with gas fireplace, custom bookshelves and French doors which open to large deck overlooking the private backyard. The main level also includes a huge guest bedroom with ensuite bath, perfect for guests or a second master, powder room, laundry room, mudroom, hardwood floors and two car side entry garage.
Upstairs, the owner’s retreat has trey ceiling, custom closet with island, designed by Creative Closets, and spa bath with garden tub, dual vanities and frameless steam shower that includes rain head and body sprays. There are also two guest bedrooms with walk-in custom closets and two full baths. One of the bedrooms has a queen-size murphy bed, bookcase and desk. Both baths feature frameless showers with rainhead shower heads. Hardwoods throughout.
The terrace level features a billiard room/game room, family room with fireplace, exercise room which could be used as a fifth bedroom, full bath, workshop and unfinished storage area. Featured in Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine, the backyard oasis, designed by Scapes, includes huge stone patio with lush landscaping with cascading waterfall and relaxing hot tub.
Amenities at neighborhood Riverside Club (1.4 miles) include six tennis courts (two clay hydro and four hard) with ALTA and USTA teams, Olympic-style pool with wading area (home to the “Streaks” swim team), playground, and covered picnic area with television, kitchen and grills. Families look forward to year-round activities, including: food truck Fridays, dive-in movies, Octoberfest, chili cook-off, tennis mixers, July 4th fireworks and Easter celebration. Additional outside recreation options can be found at nearby Powers Island Trails at the Chattahoochee River (2.2 miles), Abernathy Park (3.7 miles), Hammond Park & Gymnasium (3.8 miles) and Chastain Park (4.8 miles). The Riverside neighborhood is popular year-round for walkers and joggers. You will see neighbors with their pets and kids enjoying the rolling hills and lush landscaping. The Battery and SunTrust Park brings baseball fans entertainment, music, and nine dining options (6.1 miles). With its nearby location, The Battery is quickly becoming a hot spot for Sandy Springs residents pre/post game and even on non-game days. It is open 365 days a year.
The much anticipated “City Springs” opens in early summer 2018 and is home of the new Sandy Springs civic and cultural arts center. In addition to housing city offices, City Springs has a Performing Arts Center (referred to as “Broadway in Sandy Springs), retail & dining options, high-end residential spaces, and a city green with underground community parking. The weekly Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers market will move locations to the city green, making it easily accessible for walkers and bikers in nearby neighborhoods. In addition to having access to local produce at the farmers market, several nearby grocery stores offer variety & convenience: Publix (1.9 miles), Whole Foods (2.7 miles), Trader Joe’s (3.0 miles), Kroger: (2.6 miles), and Sprouts (5.2 miles). Sandy Springs has an exciting food scene. Local favorites include: Rumi’s Kitchen, il Giallo Osteria & Bar, Bishoku, Jinya Ramen Bar, Kaiser’s Chop House, Under the Cork Tree, Persepolis, Bishop, Emidios.
Extremely convenient location! Enjoy easy highway access at 285 and Riverside Drive (exit is 1.1 miles away), 285 and New Northside Drive (2.2 miles), GA 400 North and South (4.3 miles), and 75 North and South (4.2 miles) allow for short commutes to business/offices located in downtown, midtown, Buckhead, Galleria and Sandy Springs.
In addition to top-rated public schools, nearby private school options include: Holy Innocents (1.2 miles), Mount Vernon Presbyterian School (3.4 miles), The Weber School (3.7 miles), The Epstein School (2.2 miles), Galloway (4.7 miles), Springmont (2.4 miles), Pace Academy (6.1 miles), and the Lovett School (6.7 miles).
- County: FULTON
- Subdivision: Riverside
- FMLS ID: New listing!
- Year Built: 1978
- Bedrooms: 5 bedroom
- Baths: 5 full 1 half
- Construction: Brick
- Property Type: Traditional
- Parking: 2 car, side-entry garage
- Beds: 5
- Full Baths: 5 | Half Baths: 1
- Kitchen Description: custom cabinets, granite countertops, island, keeping room, stainless appliances
- Dining Description: Separate Dining Room, Seats 12
- Bedrooms Description: guest suite on main, master plus 2 guest bedrooms upstairs, one bedroom in basement
- Basement: Full, daylight, finished, full bath, family room, game/billiard room
- Exterior: Level, fenced, irrigation system
Financial & Other
- List Price: $850,000