Luxury estate in Atlanta’s Buckhead and Sandy Springs neighborhoods – Chestnut Hall has been listed on sale for $48 million. Set in the exclusive 30327 ZIP code, Atlanta’s most expensive according to Forbes Magazine, the property features a 17,000-square-foot mansion with seven bedrooms, eight full baths and three half-baths, in addition to a four-bedroom/three-bath estate manager home and a one-bedroom pool house.
“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase a true masterpiece. The property and the mansion are magnificent, but the collection it houses is unlike anything we have ever seen,” said Previews Property Specialist Debbie Sonenshine. “It’s perfect for collectors and those who want a showpiece for entertaining, but also perfect for families with children who are accustomed to enjoying a luxurious family lifestyle.”
Grand iron gates open to expansive manicured grounds and formal gardens dotted with exquisite 18th and 19th century European statuary. A long private driveway leads to the majestic limestone and brick home, which is a tasteful blend of English Tudor and country French architecture. Imposing doors imported from Paris reveal a spectacular foyer and art gallery with a magnificent carved plaster ceiling, inspired by the Braccio Nuovo at the Vatican Museum. The far end of the gallery opens to a 2,500-square-foot limestone terrace with imported Jerusalem stone floors that overlook sweeping views of the stately grounds. The 2,400-square-foot master suite includes a bedroom, sitting room, his and her custom closets, and an elaborate bathroom featuring Herbeau fixtures, an onyx bath tub, custom designed waterjet marble floors and separate steam showers. Additional spaces include a magnificent library, 16-seat dining room, 1,700-square-foot fitness center with commercial equipment, luxurious spa, children’s playroom and outdoor playground.
The mansion is offered fully furnished and includes museum-quality antiques, exquisite paintings, valuable tapestries and rare antiquities collected from across the globe. Original paintings include works by Pablo Picasso, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Kees Von Dongen, Maurice Utrillo, Edouard Vuillard, Raoul Dufy, Jean Dufy and more. Antique and custom-designed furnishings include a mid-19th century English walnut armchair found at Houghton Hall, home of the Marquess of Cholmondeley, an 18th century continental ormolu-mounted rosewood card table, and a Steinway grand piano.
A large Pebble Tec-surfaced saline swimming pool and pool house are set in a picturesque area of the property.