Experience the origins of Southern hospitality and contemporary innovations for the most luxurious homes for sale in Alpharetta GA. Every town offers a window back similar to old days of white columns and magnificent front porches through the historic home tours. Let’s walk through some of the most popular ones of all-time.
This lavish Swan House was built in 1928 at the Atlanta History Center for the Inman family. The home was designed by the popular architect, Philip Shutze and undeniably it was his among the most prominent achievements. Most movie enthusiasts will recognize it from “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”
Heritage Hall, Madison
You can experience the peak of extravagance during the period of cotton plantations. This is among the finest of Madison’s antebellum homes in Heritage Hall. Built in 1811, it was in a simpler form at the time. Later, the house was purchased by Dr. Elijah Evans Jones in 1830 who not only expanded it but gave it a Greek Revival Style which is pretty prevalent today. Visitors will enjoy the architecture of this luxurious place and the interesting stories associated with it. The home has been reinstated for its architectural and historic significance and is fully furnished.
This is a national landmark recognized for the English Regency architecture and detailed indoor plumbing system. The home also has an aesthetically pleasing English-inspired decorative formal garden and a unique carriage house. You can buy a triple-site pass to see this interesting house.
Pebble Hill Plantation
In the early 1900s, many well-off Northerners wintered in the warm weather of South Georgia. Some bought plantations such as Pebble Hill, which the Hanna family renovated into an elegant home that many people desire off.
Old Governor’s Mansion, Milledgeville
Milledgeville is also known as Georgia’s Antebellum Capital since it was chosen for the new capital of Georgia in 1804. During the Civil War, one of America’s perfect examples of High Greek Revival architecture emerged. The four-story-tall manor looms over Milledgeville with its stately columns and interior pavilion. While the war was going on, the mansion was appealed as a reward when General William T. Sherman shifted here. Later on, Georgia’s capital was repositioned to Atlanta, and the mansion went unrestrained.
Plum Orchard Mansion
Plum Orchard Manor in Cumberland Island was constructed in 1898 for the Carnegie family and is a prominent part of the Cumberland Island National Seashore. The best time to visit this Georgian Revival mansion is when volunteer custodians are in residence.
Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson
The 28th United States president lived here during the Civil War and Modernization. The historic yet contemporary style house was built in 1858. While visiting the house, you can also see a window where Wilson imprinted his name in his childhood.