As Atlanta continues to attract new residents, more and more people are opting for rental living. It’s not just about affordability; it’s the flexibility, the convenience, and the vibrant urban lifestyle that renters seek. Because of this, Atlanta’s rental market has seen a significant upswing in recent years, leading to a soaring demand for rental properties. With over 90,000 newcomers relocating to Atlanta annually, finding an attractive rental in popular intown neighborhoods grows increasingly competitive.
For property investors, Atlanta offers an appealing landscape to capitalize on this trend. Historic areas like Druid Hills that blend character with convenience stand out as neighborhoods that cater to modern renters. This historic neighborhood, known for its vibrant community, green spaces, and charming homes, offers a slice of Atlanta life that’s hard to resist. Touted as one of Atlanta’s most walkable communities, Druid Hills delivers small-town appeal just minutes from major city centers.
Amidst this competitive housing market, this stunning Druid Hills bungalow provides a compelling option for those seeking a foothold within Atlanta’s crazed rental market. Tucked away on a tree-lined street near the Beltline, this 1929-built charmer seamlessly fuses vintage details with updated amenities across nearly 2,900 square feet of living space.
This four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom home adapts comfortably to shared living, including a separate carriage house serving as a private apartment above the two-car garage that [JD1] boasts an oversized bedroom, an exquisite bathroom, a full-sized kitchen, and a spacious living and dining area, all complemented by a private laundry room.
Inside, sunshine greets you in the living room and flows through an arched entry into the dining room, comfortably seating 12 when hosting get-togethers. At the home’s rear, an open concept layout connects the living room with an updated kitchen featuring white cabinetry with gold accents, granite counters, and a butcher block center island. Connecting to this bright common area, two main-level bedrooms share a remodeled bathroom.
Outdoors, a private patio sits just beyond the kitchen. At the end of the private backyard, a stylish carriage house with its own kitchen, living room, bedroom and laundry room sits above a two-car garage. This separate unit has the potential to work perfectly as a guest house or rental property.
Together, the main bungalow and rental carriage house provide ample options for investors. Rent out the full property to accommodate larger families, use the carriage house for potential rental income, or even downsize into it later in life.