Brookhaven townhome shows off couple’s wondrous spirit, contemporary style

Married on a frozen Colorado lake at the start of 2018, Zach and Jenny Sabo wanted their new home to capture their wondrous spirit and provide conveniences while living in Atlanta.

“This place is perfect for us right now, largely for the location,” Zach said.

Their Ashton Woods townhouse in Brookhaven is only a short distance from Jenny’s office, a variety of restaurants and has a green space for their pets.

Although Zach has an eye for interior design as a real estate agent, he said his wife was the mastermind behind blending their adventurous and relaxed tastes in a refined decor.

Zach Sabo, a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties, and Jenny Sabo, an in-house lawyer with Insight Global, live in Brookhaven. The couple moved into their Craftsman-style townhouse by Ashton Woods in early 2018, shortly after their winter wedding. (Text by Annie Campbell/ Photos by Reynolds Rogers/Fast Copy News Service)

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With an assortment of antiques, modern pieces and country comforts, the Sabos and their three rescue dogs have made themselves at home in their contemporary pad.

Snapshot

Residents: Zach and Jenny Sabo and their dogs, Wayne, Bear and Denver. Zach works as a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties and Jenny is an in-house lawyer with Insight Global.

Location: Parkhaven, a community in Brookhaven

Size: 2,240 square feet, three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths

Builder: Ashton Woods

Year built/bought: 2018

Architectural style: Craftsman-style townhouse

Favorite architectural elements: Brick and shaker siding, white shaker cabinets and quartz kitchen countertops

Renovations: The one change to their space so far: transforming a kitchen wall into a floor-to-ceiling chalkboard wall. But their design vision doesn’t stop there. Zach plans built-in booth seating and a custom coffee bar along the kitchen chalk wall, as well as a room divider shelving system between the dining space and living room.

Interior design style: Eclectic with hints of farmhouse

Favorite interior design elements: Antiques, a reclaimed wood dining table and a warthog painting from a South African street market

Resources: Furniture from Z Gallerie, World Market, Joss and Main, Target, RH, Intaglia Home Collection, West Elm, Pottery Barn, The Rusted Barrel, Overstock.com and Woodstock Market. Other items by Whirlpool, Rust-Oleum, Budget Blinds, Treatadog.com, De’Longhi and Enclume.

Decor tip: On her colorful gallery wall, Jenny rotates the artwork in some of the frames to celebrate different seasons without switching up her entire display.

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