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Georgia house for sale has a surprise basement

Georgia house for sale has a surprise basement



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If you take a peek inside any home that happens to be over 15,000 square feet, you’ll notice many of them come with their own movie theaters. They’re a common staple of wealthy houses that sprinkle the hills of Los Angeles or are tucked away in a penthouse towering over Central Park in New York.

Basement Screen grab from Zillow

But what about one that happens to be hidden away in beautiful suburb of Marietta, Georgia?

Basement Screen grab from Zillow

This five-bedroom, six-bathroom home is not only a steal at $749,900, but it has a movie theater.

Basement Screen grab from Zillow

Only this one is just a tad on the original side, since it’s actually a drive-in theater.

Basement Screen grab from Zillow

Or rather, has the essence of a drive-in theater from the 1950s.

Basement Screen grab from Zillow

“The full finished basement is designed to keep the entertainment going with a one-of-a-kind drive-in movie room and a station to make your popcorn and more!” the listing on says.

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There are other alluring aspects of the home, including an oversized deck and a stone design pool, the listing says. There’s also an abundance of space throughout each room, complete with cozy fireplaces that are perfect for lounging around during those cold winter nights.

Family room Screen grab from Zillow

The unique basement caught the attention of Zillow Gone Wild as fans were agog over the theater, the overall home and that price tag.

Interior Screen grab from Zillow

“I like it!” one fan exclaimed. “Great place for family get togethers.”

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“Basement is fun and playful, and while I wouldn’t do it, it isn’t ridiculous,” another commented. “Basements should be a place where you can do things that aren’t meant to impress the neighbors or conform with the HOA. I think this is fine.”

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“The 1950’s called and they want their basement back,” one person joked. “Other than that, nice house.”

Upstairs Screen grab from Zillow

“This house would sell for $1.5 Mill tops in Oregon,” another said.

Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow

“That walkway is cool and I love that closet,” one person gushed. “It’s a dream!!!”

Bathroom Screen grab from Zillow

“I love it… really beautiful,” another remarked. “Movie room and snack bar are great.”

Closet Screen grab from Zillow

“This house is actually perfect,” one person said. “And very East Coast classy.”

Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow

“I must be weird because I think this is nice,” another remarked. “I’d love a movie room like that it’s creative and fun. At 750k it’s reasonably priced for that much house too.”

Bedroom Screen grab from Zillow

“Seriously though, for that expansive of a house and the property, the price is a steal,” one person said. “Love everything about it.”

Deck Screen grab from Zillow

Marietta is about 20 miles northwest of Atlanta.

Pool Screen grab from Zillow

TJ Macías is a Real-Time national sports reporter for McClatchy based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Formerly, TJ covered the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers beat for numerous media outlets including 24/7 Sports and Mavs Maven (Sports Illustrated). Twitter: @TayloredSiren