File this one under atypical Atlanta home architecture that somehow fits right in.

Located southwest of downtown in historic Westview, this bungalow was built in the early 1900s in a style classified as Dutch Colonial Revival, with its perky dormers and gambrel-style roofline. Now renovated and listed this week for $565,000, the property is being marketed as one of the most architecturally unique houses dotting the neighborhood’s blocks near the Atlanta BeltLine.

As pre-renovation photos illustrate, the Morris Design project is a stark contrast from where the home was a few years ago, collectively described as “gorgeous” by listing agent Serene Varghese, of Origins Real Estate of Georgia.

Photos by Eric Sun Photography; courtesy of Origins Real Estate of Georgia

Situated roughly a block from where the BeltLine’s Westside Trail meets pint-sized Gordon-White Park, the Willard Avenue home was designed about 105 years ago by Atlanta real estate developer Henry Waltman Dillin for his mother-in-law, Mary Booth. Rumor has it that Ms. Booth still patters around the house today, Varghese jokes. (Or is she joking?)

Beyond the refreshed façade and porch (a source of nightmares for Atlanta’s painted-brick naysayers), the property brings four bedrooms but just two bathrooms in a roomy 2,776 square feet.

Inside, hardwood floors are original. Wavy-glass French doors and casement windows have also been preserved. Photos by Eric Sun Photography; courtesy of Origins Real Estate of Georgia

Highlights include the pro-grade kitchen reno with its breakfast nook and soapstone counters, the main bathroom with too-cool midcentury arabesque floor tiles and sauna, and a large flex space upstairs that could be a gym, office, or den—or all three.

The backyard is deep and partially shaded but isn’t in the most functional or private shape right now.  

Single-family home prices north of a half-million bucks were unthinkable in Westview not all that long ago, but today this listing isn’t even the neighborhood’s priciest—not by a long shot.

Breeze up to the gallery to have a look around—and to step back in time.

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