Driving Miss Daisy House Hits the Market

If you’ve got $1.95 million, this piece of Oscar history on Atlanta's Lullwater Drive could be yours.

Lined with cherry blossoms and dogwoods, Lullwater Drive is one of Atlanta’s loveliest streets and home to many of the cities’ handsomest abodes. The stately Georgian homes sit high off the street nestled amongst 100-year-old evergreens, colorful crepe myrtles and blooming azaleas. Since 1989, those in the know have been driving visitors slowly past 822 and pointing out the "Miss Daisy" house. And now, it can be yours.

The 6,000-square-foot home was chosen for the Oscar-winning film primarily because it had not been renovated, said listing agent Doris Robinson of Coldwell Banker. Fans of the film will recognize many design elements are still intact, such as the extraordinary black-and-white marble floors, arched entryways, and hand-carved wooden railings.

Jefferson Holt, who owned the home from 1998 to 2001, said that the extensive work to the patio is a pleasant sight.

“An older woman lived on the property and she couldn't keep it up,” Holt told FrontDoor. “She used to use her old shoes — high heels — as planters, and we would find the occasional old shoe buried in the yard which was overgrown with English ivy.”

The kitchen, where Poke and Daisy spent many a night, has since been updated with new cabinetry and marble counters but still reflects the home’s original charm.

About the House

Living Room: Driving Miss Daisy House in Atlanta
  • Location: Lullwater Drive in Atlanta
  • Listed By: Doris Robinson of Coldwell Banker
  • Price: $1,995,000




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