1914 Colonial Revival – Newnan, GA

Added to OHD on 7/20/17   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   35 Comments
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88 E Broad St, Newnan, GA 30263

  • $449,900
  • 4 Bed
  • 5.5 Bath
  • 5145 Sq Ft
  • 1.1 Ac.
Newnan historical landmark home! This 1914 brick & marble home is a one-of-a-kind in Coweta! Fine woodwork adorns the foyer, mantels, doors, moldings, and trim throughout the home. Oak flooring throughout, original door hardware. radiant heat downstairs, modern HVAC system upstairs. The kitchen has been updated with solid surface counter tops, built-in refrigerator, dishwasher, wet bar w/ice machine, walk-in pantry. All four bedrooms are upstairs. The master has updated bath with a huge walk-in closet. Beautifully landscaped yard with gardenia, camellia, and boxwood. Screened porch in back. 1800's cook's quarters is behind the home. A detached two car garage with a shop underneath and a wonderful Koi pond & patio complete the estate.
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JC Meghrian, Berkshire Hathaway,
(770) 755-8507

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35 Comments on 1914 Colonial Revival – Newnan, GA

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  1. Robt. W.Robt. W. says: 359 comments

    Great house, impressive and surprising through and through, spacious and with large rooms. The center hall and stair hall are great, but it’s the porch that takes the top prize.

  2. Sue S. says: 277 comments

    That warming oven! I want.

  3. John Shiflet says: 5464 comments

    Some of the finest tilework I’ve seen in any home on OHD and its everywhere! Perhaps the owner was in the ornamental tile business? (as well as marble) The word “beautiful” comes to mind to describe everything about this house-I’m surprised it isn’t priced much higher.

    • Ron G says: 170 comments

      I look through several tile pattern books including minton & hollis to see if I could locate the pattern. Unfortunately none that I saw matched perfectly, but a couple came close.

    • JenCactus says: 12 comments

      That was the first thing I noticed too–phenomenal! Also, the pie warmer/radiator was genius as well.

  4. says: 51 comments

    Wow. What a beautiful home! I love the tile!

  5. echo says: 112 comments

    A wonderful house that someone has taken well care of thru the years. Beautiful home for someone. 🙂

  6. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11851 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Posted 2013, back up for sale. Some of the comments above are from 2013.

    This was built for Edwin Marcus and Mattie Tate Cole.

    Here are a few photos from the previous listing:

  7. dkzody says: 254 comments

    The cook’s quarters! I would love to take a peek in that building! Again, a house that needs staff.

  8. Ron G says: 170 comments

    A beautiful home. It would be a treat to see this home decorated in the period correct furnishings. The kitchen and a couple of the bathrooms are a little over done for my taste but I’m sure the new owners will appreciate the updates.

  9. CharlestonJohn says: 1128 comments

    Being in the middle of a tile project myself, I see the work here and feel very inadequate. Beautiful house.

  10. Michael Mackin says: 2557 comments

    My mind says I so need to live here. Unfortunately, my wallet says, keep dreaming! There isn’t anything I can see that I would change about this house. What a beauty!

  11. LeBron says: 3 comments

    This is my favorite home in Newnan. I wanted it in 2013. I love Newnan Georgia it is a great town full of old homes.

  12. Susan Lind says: 92 comments

    Good Lord, what an amazingly beautiful house! The kitchen, the bathrooms (especially the one in the last picture❤️), everything is pretty perfect. I’d be there in a heartbeat!

  13. Leanne Potts says: 46 comments

    The tile!!!!!!

  14. Nik says: 22 comments

    All this and only 6k taxes. In New York the taxes would be 50k.

  15. Jamie K says: 22 comments

    This house takes my breath away! I absolutely love each and every room! That front door is absolutely gorgeous and I love all the dark wood and columns. Wowza!

  16. cyberc says: 99 comments

    Newnan is the new Buckhead of the Southside of Atlanta. It has the Cancer Center of America there. Because of the growth in the medical fields, a new hospital has been built – Piedmont Newnan. To accommodate all the new people that are relocating there, many businesses have opened stores. It is costly to buy in Newnan but the amenities offered by the town are amazing. There’s easy access to I-85 and many SR34/154/54/74 – just to name a few that offer relief from traffic congestion and give you access to other parts of South Atlanta. Peachtree City is just a few moments away if you want to enjoy Lake Peachtree. 1 of the main attraction located close by is in Senoia – the home of the Walking Dead TV series, which is filmed there. There’s so much to do and see, I can’t see why anyone would leave Newnan to go anywhere else. I can remember when Newnan was a 2 horse town and there was nothing but all these lovely homes all through the town. Now, it is quite cosmopolitan with any / everything a person may want or need just a few moments away. This is a MUST HAVE if you are looking for a beautiful home in a nice Southern town.

  17. Lindsay G says: 566 comments

    Ah ha, so there’s one of those radiator cooker things again! I’m going to keep my eyes peeled for them.

  18. Stacey says: 20 comments

    WOW! I love all of the wood, marble & mosaic floors!! Wish it was on more acreage, but otherwise it’s perfect !!!

  19. MJ Gonzalez says: 15 comments

    I love, love, LOVE this home. From the tile on the beautiful curved porch to the interior. My jaw dropped onto my desk when I saw the kitchen. Everything in this home screams ‘pride of ownership’. Thank you Kelly for posting this. This home is a “If I could move to Georgia and buy this home, I would!”

  20. Dan Karski says: 4 comments

    Back in 80’s, I lived across street from this Home/Cole. At that time, they were in their 80’s.They are descendants of textile mill magnates of the south.
    The Coles were right out of a southern novel, so delightul & warm, friendly, polite, well mannered and educated. Mr. Cole was a giant of a man, large in stature, not obese,
    I will never forget Mr. Cole would always make a statement in a conversation with him as follows:
    “Well Dan, I can remember when cotton was king, men were men and women were women”.
    I recall they never had children of their own, but nieces/nephews.
    There was a lot of Newnan families that invested early on in Coca Cola stock and did quite well. Just a hop on the train to downtown Atlanta.
    I remember that the historic county jail was 1 block away toward the square.
    Many local folks wanted it torn down which was eventually done in the middle of the night. Ahh, small town southern politics from the good old days. The rest is history.
    Dan K.

  21. LoriS says: 65 comments

    I LOVE IT!

  22. montana channing says: 246 comments

    i hope john foreman can see this one from Heaven as he would go nuts for the original bathrooms unglitched by human hands and that warmer gizmo in the kitchen.

  23. Amber says: 2 comments

    I don’t understand the back porch with the steps going upstairs. How do you lock your home up?

  24. GoddessOdd says: 334 comments

    this home is beautiful from every angle. the sinks in the bathrooms are incredible. I am not normally a huge fan of pedestal sinks, but this one changed my mind forever. The corner sink is something too, and the tile! I think this house looks like it’s been loved every single day of it’s life. I hope it will continue to be so loved.

  25. Debra Medina says: 1 comments

    This would make an awesome bed and breakfast

  26. Chris DiMattei says: 274 comments

    Not sure how, but somehow I missed the posting of this home. Anyway, this home appears to be another example of a Barber designed home. And if the 1914 year of construction is to be believed, then it would be one of the latest known examples of Barber’s work, given that he died in early 1915. The layout very closely matches that of Barber’s published version, albeit a mirror image. So much to love in this gem. I hope the new owners care for it, as it is an important home both regionally and nationally.

  27. Jimmy Holmes says: 5 comments

    I “drove” a few of the streets in the Google street view. I love this neighborhood. Some big homes, some small homes, and some in between. Now I just wish it were in Waco, Texas, LoL!!!

  28. Jimmy Holmes says: 5 comments

    Zillow says this property sold last August. It didn’t take long, did it? At only $410,000 I can understand why. WoW!!!

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