'Driving Miss Daisy' Home on the Market for $1.99 Million
The famed Georgian home where 72-year-old Miss Daisy of the 1989 Academy Award-winning film, "Driving Miss Daisy," lived is on the market, Zillow blog reported.
Located on 822 Lullwater Road NE, Atlanta, Ga., the southern classic home joins the list.
The estate spans 6,140-square-feet and is selling for $1.99 million. The home comes with a total of 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths. The home was made in the 1920s and still struts is elegant architectural design within.
An arched entryway greets visitors at the footstep and you can't stop staring at the magnificent, vintage chandeliers above. Woodwork and colors of the 1920s are accented at every corner.
Looking at the living space, you could almost picture Miss Daisy, played by Jessica Tandy, nestled in the comfy chair. Or even Hoke Coleburn, played by Morgan Freeman, popping his head through the kitchen doors.
"Driving Miss Daisy" told the story of the white widowed school teacher in Atlanta who resides with her African American housemaid. Her chauffeur, Coleburn, comes into her life after she wrecked her car and she couldn't get the vehicle covered.
Their relationship starts out bumpy, refusing Coleburn to take her to any destination, but she explains it's because she doesn't to be perceived as old and fragile. The backdrop of the story is at a time where racism and prejudice is prevalent and Miss. Daisy eventually draws a respectable bond and eventually friendship with Coleburn.
The film was adapted from the same play by Alfred Uhry and won four Academy Awards including "Best Picture," "Best Actress," "Best Makeup" and "Best Adapted Screenplay." The film was supposedly the only off-Broadway play to win a best picture Academy Award.
Zillow blog calculates the home's monthly mortgage would be $7,150 with a 20 percent down payment and a 30-year-fixed loan.