America's Safest House Going To Auction!
The Rice House in Atlanta's prestigious Country Club of the South is advertised as one of the safest homes in the world. With views of the Chattahoochee River, it is an unfinished, 36,000-square-foot, eight-bedroom, nine-bath Greek Revival-style fortress with security systems in place that rival the White House. Set on more than three acres, it includes a 15,000-square-foot bunker with command center and concealed entrances/exits, an embedded security system that includes safe core rooms in the master and guest bedrooms and remote-operated ballistic doors and walls designed to be impenetrable. Also in place are a a bank vault room, a two-station gun range location with a concealed entry and secret escape access and a 5,000-square-foot car vault. Listed at $14.7 million, it will sell at auction for the highest amount over the $3.9 million reserve. www.ajc.com