Mark your calendars for November 16 through December 9. That’s when the 2012 Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Christmas House will be open to visitors. Here’s the scoop:
As you meander through the hilly and sometimes hidden streets of Atlanta’s prestigious Chastain Park, you pass by stables, cyclists, runners, both modern and classic homes, and sometimes a treasure that causes you to pull over and just look. This year, on Dudley Lane, you have such a moment. With exteriors of stone and brick, multiple entrances, peaked rooflines and graceful columns, this home has the feeling of an updated New England farmhouse, welcoming and comfortable while still elegant and inspiring. French doors lead to a tiered pool area, visible from the kitchen and breakfast room. The first-floor rooms, designed for both entertaining and intimacy, are showered in light, with custom floors and ceilings.
The Christmas House by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles will be open to the public for tours Thursday through Sunday, beginning Friday, November 16, and ending December 9. Traditional highlights of the annual Christmas House include the Boxwoods Gardens & Gifts Holiday Boutique, the Holiday Tabletop display, Product Showcase and ongoing programs and seminars. A Champagne and Candlelight Opening Night Party will be held Thursday, November 15, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Opening Night tickets are available for $125 per person at AtlantaChristmasHouse.com. Here’s more information:
The home is located at 4775 Dudley Lane NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30327 (just south of the Dudley Lane/Powers Ferry Road split). Please note: There is absolutely NO PARKING at the Christmas House.
parking & Shuttle
Complimentary parking and continuous shuttle service are available nearby at Chastain Horse Park, 4371 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30327 (near the intersection of West Wieuca Road NW). Detailed directions can be found at AtlantaChristmasHouse.com. Here’s more information:
From Buckhead Powers Ferry Road forks off of Roswell Road, just north of the Piedmont Road intersection. Chastain Horse Park is approximately two miles on the right, just past West Wieuca Road.
From I-285, North Perimeter Take the Roswell Road exit, heading south. In approximately 2.5 miles, turn right on West Wieuca Road. Continue on West Wieuca until it dead ends into Powers Ferry Road. Turn right. Chastain Horse Park will be on your right.
Opening Night Party—Thursday, November 15
Opens to the public—Friday, November 16
Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sundays, Noon-5 p.m.
Closed—Sunday, December 9
Closed Mondays through Wednesdays, and Thanksgiving Day
Advance tickets $18 each; $20 each after November 15th and at the door
Groups of 10 or more: $15 each
Children 12 and under are admitted free