ATLANTA/BUCKHEAD – A unique luxury 6BR, 12BA estate at 40 Cates Ridge in North Buckhead listed at $7.75M just sold as a result of teamwork between two Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) real estate agents. BHHS-Georgia Properties Buckhead Office Realtor Debra Johnston represented the sellers of the property and John Scott, a Realtor in the BHHS-Georgia Properties Dunwoody Office represented the buyers. The transaction confirms that agents from different offices at the real estate firm work together to meet everyone’s goals.
Johnston, a three-year Diamond member of BHHS’ Chairman’s Circle, the highest honor a realtor can achieve at the firm, and an expert in luxury real estate, said, “This property lives like a dream and feels like a private resort. The 8.4-acre, private setting with a lake is incredibly rare In Atlanta. Complete with waterfalls, walking trails, tennis courts, a guest cottage, and more that offer the ultimate serenity and relaxation.” Johnston has a passion for real estate, and with her knowledge of luxury real estate, she also helped the sellers find their next home making the transaction an $11.5M sale. She closed on both homes on the same day.
Scott said, “My clients asked me to find a property with acreage, a picturesque lake, and a forever generational home that contained all the fun amenities that make life exceptional. This property offered all of that. When they saw 40 Cates Ridge, it was love at first sight.” He continued, “It is always a joy being part of a client’s journey that culminates in making their dream come true by helping to make it possible for them to call one of the most magical estates in Atlanta, home. There is no better feeling when you know that it was meant to be.”
The fenced-in 9,194 square-foot estate sits on 8.4 acres with a lake, trails, golf cart paths, tennis and basketball courts, a pool and cabana and it borders the Chattahoochee River. The stunning property was the subject of BHHS-Georgia Properties’ Luxury Collection Spring/Summer 2020 Marketing Campaign, Make Home Your Sweet Escape, and was featured in local and national publications, including Vegas magazine which called it “one of 14 best on-the-market homes in the country.”
This light and airy transitional style home, boasts modern finishes, including a full-home generator and the latest Control-4 Technology. A grand spiral staircase leads to four-bedroom suites, and its outdoor space includes a pool, spa, bluestone patio, and covered pavilion with bar and grill. The indoor space is equally perfect for entertaining with a bar, wine cellar, billiards, full gym with sauna, and doors to the terrace fire pit. In addition, the home features a movie theater modeled after the Fox Theater.