12/03/13 11:00am

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The 2-story atrium inside this 1977 Lakeside Estate townhome (top) comes with a fountain feature that’s dwarfed by overgrown plantings reaching toward the skylight. Could extra light bouncing from mirror to mirror downstairs have sent photosynthesis into overdrive?

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Around the Atrium
02/04/13 12:45pm

COMMENT OF THE DAY: REAL ESTATE PHOTOS THAT ARE OUT OF THIS WORLD “I honestly love the house; it’s a very well-done renovation. But please, agents, quit with the HDR photos! I don’t know what looks stranger, the outdoor patio where the first floor appears to be in flames, or the close-encounters-of-the-third-kind turquoise glow outside every window.” [Dave102, commenting on Beaming with Built-Ins in Lakeside Estates]

01/31/13 2:00pm

The update on this 1970 home in Lakeside Estates wasn’t too radical; the main living spaces kept their room-to-room flow. But the finishes have been tweaked. The home is back on the market after a 3-month break, still asking $323,827. Its earlier run straddled summer 2012 before ending in October. A bit technicolor in some of its glowing listing photos, the freshened-up home features a bunch of built-ins and beams.

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