“It is an expression of family unity,” said Leo.
The neighborhood was just being developed when the Carltons moved there in 1955, and of the original families that settled there, Jane and Leo are the only ones who still live in their home. The space is home in more ways than one, because Jane and Leo both were born and raised within a mile of their house.
“It was just an amazing place to grow up,” said Leo and Jane’s daughter, Cindy Corona, “and it’s still a special place.”
Residents: Leo and Jane Carlton. Leo is the retired owner of Carlton Craft, and Jane is a retired interior decorator.
Location: Fulton County
Size: 3,360 square feet with three bedrooms, one office and two baths
Year built: 1955
Renovations: In 1982 the couple made an addition to the back of their home, creating a larger kitchen, den, laundry room and owner’s suite.
Builder: Lummus Construction LLC
Project consultants: Architect Hansell Enloe, Carlton Craft, Jerry Mallard Painting
Architectural style: Ranch
Favorite architectural elements: Open concept den and kitchen and natural light from large windows.
Interior design style: Traditional
Favorite interior design elements: Pieces made by Leo Carlton and inherited from family.
Favorite outdoor elements: Screened in porch with fire pit.
Resources: Furniture and decor from Ballard Designs, Tidwell Furniture and Decor, Scott Antique Markets, Willett Furniture Company, Magnolia Home, Lewis and Sheron Textiles, White Rabbit Cottage and made by Carlton Craft. Lighting by Progressive Lighting and Hillstreet Warehouse.
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