Akon, aka Aliaune B. Thiam, recently closed on the purchase of a six-bedroom, eight-bath home in the “A”.?? The Atlanta Transplant?most recently lived in Cumming, Georgia which is about?40 miles north of downtown Atlanta?.
Check out his new digs after the jump…
Akon’s new five-acre estate with a pool, six-car garage and 1,200-bottle wine cellar was profiled in the AJC’s Private Quarters column three years ago, when it was listed for sale at $2.5 million.
Built in 1990 and set on 4.6 acres, Akon’s home located in the Atlanta National Country Club has six bedrooms, eight full bathrooms and two half bathrooms, swimming pool with a spa, and 8,697 square feet.
Its 20-foot by 30-foot kitchen features black granite countertops, a fireplace, four sinks and two ovens. The estate includes a caretaker’s apartment, a dining room that seats 12 people, a media room, and a paneled library with a coffered ceiling.
An inlaid marble floor and crystal chandelier grace the two-story entrance foyer of the 12,500-square-foot home. In addition to the bar and billiards area, the terrace level includes a spa, sauna and steam shower next to the fitness room.