Atlanta Real Estate Forum congratulates Loudermilk Homes for winning a Gold OBIE in the Luxury Builder $3-4 Million category for a custom luxury home in Buckhead’s Tuxedo Park neighborhood. Presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards given in the Atlanta new home construction industry.
This home, centrally located near West Paces Ferry Road, is located in a neighborhood that supports the family’s actively lifestyle. Plus, it meets their desire to live intown yet also have the feel of a quiet residential neighborhood.
The home was designed with a clean, white stucco minimalist exterior that is delineated with an entryway flanked by modern sconces. Oversized windows create visual interest, texture and eye movement to further define the facade. A dark charcoal tin roof with a very shallow pitch ties together the timeless and modern elements.
An open floor plan, this 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom home with two additional half-bathrooms gives natural flow and allows the family to entertain large groups of people for charitable fundraiser events, dinner parties and end-of-season gatherings for the teenage daughter’s basketball teams. As frequent entertainers, the family’s “must haves” included a double island and second kitchen for prepping and serving their guests that pull energy toward the center of the home.
The 12-foot ceiling heights and strategically designed trim details visually define spaces and provide a cue for transition from one area of the home to another. A sunroom near the kitchen and oversized windows throughout the home maximize natural light, which was one of the family’s primary goals.
Oversized glass sliding doors in the family room can be tucked away for a seamless transition to the spacious covered outdoor room that features a custom gas fire feature and electric heaters so it can be enjoyed year-round.
A modern staircase with simple metal railings in the center of the home was designed to create ample uninterrupted exterior wall space for a large work of art, while the teenage daughter’s room features a personalized built-in study area and a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf that acts as a secret passage to a hidden bunk room for sleepovers with friends.
The family is very tech savvy, so the home features top-of-the-line smart home technology throughout. A central server controls all major systems such as HVAC, lighting and irrigation, which can be operated with touch-screen controls or integrated voice command systems. The system is set up for ease of use. For example, the mother can come home with her hands full of groceries and with a simple voice command, the system will turn on lights, adjust the temperature to her liking, begin playing her favorite music and even lock the door behind her. The sprinklers will automatically turn off for five minutes when the doorbell rings, or when someone opens a basement door. Window shades can be programmed to automatically raise or lower themselves at certain times of day, or if the room gets too warm or too cool.
The Habersham home combines the best of modern technology and design with a timeless European-inspired style, creating a unique gem in the heart of the desirable Tuxedo Park neighborhood of Buckhead that has been photographed and published in numerous magazines including My Home Improvement, My Vinings Smyrna, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Modern Home Builder, Simply Buckhead, Atlanta magazine and Points North Atlanta.
For more information, visit www.LoudermilkHomes.com or call 770-485-2600.
The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s OBIE Awards celebrates its 38th anniversary in 2018. The awards began in 1980 and have grown throughout the years to include more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement categories. The OBIE Awards are named after the obelisk shape of the actual award given. To see all of this year’s OBIE award winners, visit www.AtlantaRealEstateForum.com/category/OBIEs. Make sure to like, share and comment on this story.