Bungalow homes are a popular design in Atlanta neighborhoods and communities across the country.
The metro area boasts some gorgeous bungalows that are accented by architecturally interesting gables and eaves as well as front or back porches. Known for their cozy atmosphere, bungalows often have plenty of natural light and open flow from room to room. Older versions in the area are often renovated to include modern touches, like granite, steel appliances and farmhouse sinks, while still preserving the homes' unique historic character.
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The following are five of the most stunning bungalows for sale in Atlanta right now:
This charming Midtown bungalow combines historical charm with modern conveniences.
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349 9th St. NE, Atlanta
5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3,400 sq. ft.
The exterior of this home is a perfect example of what most people think of as a Craftsman bungalow, complete with a pitched roof, decorative eaves and a porch that spans the entire front of the house. Located in Midtown, it combines the older charm of a bungalow with modern conveniences such as a spa-like master bedroom with a sitting room, fireplace and wet bar. The inside has an open feel, and you'll be able to entertain on the front porch, back deck and patio as you grab a bottle of wine from the basement wine cellar.
This bungalow has a large master retreat as well as 1920s-era stained glass windows.
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1448 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta
3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,806 sq. ft.
This brick bungalow home is located in Morningside and has undergone extensive renovations such as raising the roof by three feet to create cathedral ceilings in the 900-square-foot master retreat. This area has flex space that could be utilized as a nursery, media room, yoga space or sitting room. The windows let in plenty of natural light and include 1920s-era stained glass windows, but the kitchen has modern touches such as a custom oversized island and granite countertops.
A red-floored porch with a swing creates welcoming curb appeal.
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306 Rockyford Road NE, Atlanta
3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,515 sq. ft.
The large red-floored porch and comfortable swing seating on this Kirkwood bungalow set the stage for a welcoming, relaxing home. Most rooms have an original fireplace, adding to the home's historical accuracy. The bright kitchen opens to a dining and living space so the home's floor plan flows naturally from one room to another. In addition to the unique front porch, a deck and nice-sized fenced backyard create the ideal spots to relax or entertain.
A charming, uniquely shaped fireplace in the den provides a unique accent.
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136 Estoria St. SE, Atlanta
2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,008 sq. ft.
This bungalow is located steps from the Beltline in Cabbagetown, which has become popular with artists as well as the film community. Built in 1920, it has hardwood floors and a charming, uniquely shaped brick fireplace in the den. This room flows easily into the kitchen, which has a marble-topped island and hand-pressed tile. The entire home is open, airy and filled with light, including the spa-inspired master bath.
Reclaimed wood in the bedroom is part of the renovation of this Old Fourth Ward bungalow.
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563 Parkway Drive NE, Atlanta
3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,648 sq. ft.
A renovation of this Old Fourth Ward bungalow was a labor of love that lasted over a year, adding modern touches and retaining and even uncovering original details. The home has a wraparound porch, high ceilings, French doors, exposed brick and original hardwoods. The master bedroom was renovated using a reclaimed wood wall and a door that was repurposed from another part of the house. When the kitchen was renovated, it uncovered an original chimney chase with a coal chute, and the update includes a wine bar area that was designed to keep this original feature intact.