If you thought Atlanta’s odes to NYC were relegated to the “Upper Westside” designation for communities west and north and Midtown, think again.
A townhome project now being developed by The Davis Companies called Chelsea Westside is continuing its buildout in hopes of meeting heightened, pandemic-era housing demand for living options larger than condos and apartments in hip places.
Rising along Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard, just south of attractions that include The Works, Topgolf Atlanta, Bacchanalia, and Bone Garden Cantina, Chelsea Westside recently released its third phase of townhouses for sale, with two sections left to be built. (Echoes of Manhattan continue with floorplan names like Bryant, Hudson, and Gehry.)
The project was initially announced three years ago—when prices started at $419,000. Plans still call for 92 residences eventually, plus communal amenities that include a pool, dog park, grilling zone, and a future bocce ball court. The first two phases are sold out.
According to listing agent Pam Ahern, of Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Midtown, prices are currently ranging from the upper $500,000s to the mid-$700,000s. Seven different three-level floorplans are left, with either two or three bedrooms, garages, and rooftop hangouts included.
One 2,251-square-foot floorplan, The Gehry, features a rare four-car garage, where a home gym could conceivably go. Options include elevators and rooftop additions like fireplaces, wet bars, and beer fridges. Another perk: Homes are zoned for Buckhead’s E. Rivers Elementary, Sutton Middle, and North Atlanta High School. And Westside Park recently opened just south of the site.
Overall, the townhomes are marketed as being urban, "inspired," and modern, yet "graceful" and "luxurious," with floorplans between 1,616 and 2,888 square feet.
They add to the sense that Blandtown’s growth is accelerating, joining a flurry of new residential construction that includes two Empire Communities ventures: Empire Crosby, with 69 townhomes, and under-construction Empire Longreen, a mix of 179 condos and townhomes across five acres.
As for Chelsea Westside, Ahern says the first section of phase three is half-sold, and the second section is being released for sale this weekend. “We have current homeowners and buyers under contract who are referring future homeowners,” she noted.
Have a closer look at how it's all coming together in the gallery above.
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