Touring Glennwood Estates

September 5, 2014

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Glennwood Estates Georgia, Atlanta, Fairhope Supply Co.

Here we are in lovely Glennwood Estates, an old established neighborhood in Decatur, Georgia. It was a beautiful summer day for a stroll, so I grabbed my camera to capture some of the charming homes along the way.

Glennwood Estates, Atlanta, GA

 

 

The first building I noticed was a beautiful apartment. With screened porches, awnings, arched windows, this was a true beauty.

 

 

 

Here’s another view of the apartments from the side. I’m guessing they had awesome wood floors.
Glennwood Estates, GAThis home sported a second floor sleeping porch over the port-a-cochere. There’s also a second floor porch on the other end of the house.

 

Historic home in Glennwood Estates, Atlanta GAWindow boxes and beautiful yards were the norm throughout the neighborhood. The original homes in Glennwood were built between the late 1920’s and late 1930’s.

 

house in Glennwood Estates, Atlanta, GAThe homes were all similar in style, yet different enough not to feel like modern cookie-cutter subdivisions.

 

Brick home in Glennwood Estates, Atlanta, GAThis house featured a steep peeks, a decorative roof design and a wildflower garden in the front yard.

 

Historic house with bunting, Atlanta, GA, Fairhope Supply Co. Many homes still sported their summer decorations.

 

Glennwood Estates, Atlanta GAFrom the side view, you can see that some of these homes have been added on to in the rear without taking away from the smaller scale in the front.

 

Brick House in Glennwood Estates, Atlanta GAThe neighborhood sits within walking distance of the main downtown area of Decatur, where many of the residents were going on this Saturday evening.

 

Glennwood Estates, Atlanta GA, Fairhope Supply Co. Beautiful and artistic brickwork was added to most homes.

 

Ivy Covered home, Glennwood Estates, Atlanta GA neighborhoodThis ivy covered house looked a bit newer than the others, but still blended in perfectly.

 

Crepe Myrtle lined sidewalk in Atlanta, GAAs I walked down the tunnel of Crepe Myrtles, I had a peaceful, safe feeling in this neighborhood. Although so close to a large urban area, it had a small hometown feel.  Just like home.

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  1. Leslie Anne… what a beautiful, charming neighborhood! We have moved around a lot and Georgia has always been on my wish list. I just love windowboxes! The English Tudor looks like the house I grew up in. Have a great weekend!

    1. I think you’ve landed in a good spot now, except for maybe all the snow! Every time you show photos of your area, I just fall in love with New England all over again!

  2. Thanks for the tour Leslie Anne. I’ve never been here and it is a beautiful neighborhood. I love the house with the roof decoration, looks like it belongs in a fairytale book! I also love the ivy house, a dream too. When we visit my sister in Atlanta we sometimes drive to Decatur for shopping and the restaurants. A charming area.

  3. I am totally drooling over here! What a grand tour. Such lovely homes. I would take any one of them.

    I also wanted to thank you for your kind comments and friendship. You are a treasure. Have a blessed week!

  4. There is just something about a brick home . . . timeless. I’d have to drive down these streets on a daily basis:) Thanks so much for sharing!

  5. My son lives there in the summer (working as a Nanny for a professor at Emory). The house with the steep roof and wildflowers looks straight out of a storybook. So charming! Thank you for all the photos. (I love eating in Decatur!)

  6. Stayed outside Atlanta several years ago, had to drive through Driving Miss Daisy neighborhood…loved it there. Would definitely go back. Also love the look of your blog and your photo in front of large mural…you look like a twenty-something, fabulous!

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