Tour Tyler Perry's former Versailles-style Atlanta estate – the most expensive house in Georgia
The actor and filmmaker built the opulent property in 2007
An Atlanta estate once owned by media mogul Tyler Perry has sold for a record-setting $15 million.
After buying this home in 2007, Tyler Perry renovated it to its current state of luxury and opulence.
This luxury residence was owned by Tyler Perry up until 2016 and has just changed hands. Luxury estate agency, Engel & Völkers, brokered the deal.
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'At Engel & Völkers Atlanta, we have a track record of closing deals, establishing meaningful relationships with our clients and providing clients with the best experience possible. This sale reaffirms that,' says Christa Huffstickler, Licence Partner of Engel & Völkers Atlanta.
The property is located on a 17-acre plot overlooking the Chattahoochee River and is one of the largest estates in Atlanta. It features seven bedrooms, a 70,000-gallon infinity pool, a ballroom, flood-lit tennis courts, private helipad, state-of-the-art gym, spa, theatre, indoor pool and housekeeper’s suite.
An elevator transports residents between floors, and an impressive number of fountains decorate the outdoor courtyard areas.
The interior of the home features polished marble floors, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, and double-height ceilings. Crystal chandeliers adorn many of the living spaces. One of the more unique rooms is a library with a spiral staircase that leads to both a wine cellar and a parlour with leather walls and an intricate carved stone fireplace.
Tyler Perry originally purchased the property for $9 million US dollars back in 2007, and poured millions into completely renovating the estate.
He eventually sold it to televangelist David Turner for $17.5 million US dollars in 2016. This was said to be noted as the highest price for a home sale in Atlanta at the time.
The US actor and film producer Tyler Perry is one of the established greats of Hollywood’s entertainment industry. He has starred in film blockbusters including 'Gone Girl' and 'Star Trek', and gained enormous popularity with the series 'Meet the Browns'.
Since 2005, Tyler Perry has been known through the character 'Madea', who he has impersonated in several films. Forbes Magazine named him the highest-earning artist in the entertainment industry in 2011.
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This property was listed by Engel & Völkers Atlanta / Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International.
Where does Tyler Perry live?
Tyler Perry lives and works in Southwest Atlanta where he operates the Tyler Perry film and TV studios.
It is reported that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are staying at Tyler Perry's LA hideout.
Thanks to Engel & Völkers for this house tour
Jennifer is the Digital Editor at Homes & Gardens. Having worked in the interiors industry for a number of years, spanning many publications, she now hones her digital prowess on the 'best interiors website' in the world. Multi-skilled, Jennifer has worked in PR and marketing, and the occasional dabble in the social media, commercial and e-commerce space. Over the years, she has written about every area of the home, from compiling design houses from some of the best interior designers in the world to sourcing celebrity homes, reviewing appliances and even the odd news story or two.
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