Atlanta Communities & Areas
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Alpharetta Chastain Park Lawrenceville Sandy Springs Ansley Park Collier Hills Little Five Points Sexton Woods Ashford Park Cumming Loring Heights Sherwood Forest Atlanta Decatur Marietta Smyrna Atlantic Station Drew Valley Midtown Suwanee Brookhaven Druid Hills Morningside Tuxedo Park Brookwood Hills Duluth North Buckhead Underwood Hills Buckhead Dunwoody Peachtree Hills Vinings Cambridge Park Emory Area Pine Hills/Shady Valley Virginia Highland Candler Park Huntley Hills Peachtree Park Woodland Hills Chamblee LaVista Park Roswell
One of the fastest growing areas in the South which is also home to many high-tech companies. Home styles range from elegant architecture to significant acreage. Landmarks and developments include Northpoint Parkway, Avalon, Downtown Alpharetta and the Verizon Amphitheater. This city is known for fabulous restaurants, boutique shopping and hiking trails.
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A gracious, harmonious neighborhood that was first developed in 1904. It is in the midst of the city of Atlanta and easily accessible to the major interstates and downtown. Ansley Park was home to Georgia’s Governors Mansion for many decades.
Located just northeast of the Atlanta city limits in northwest DeKalb County. This location provides excellent access to Buckhead, I-85 and GA 400. Most of the houses in the neighborhood were built in the 1950s and are typically ranches which are well suited for home additions/renovations or comfortable as they are.
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The heart of Georgia and the South. Known throughout the world for its parks, sports teams, shopping, museums and entertainment. It is a city experiencing rapid urban sprawl, population growth and commercial development. Filled with festivities, activities and cultural centers. Whatever your pleasure, Atlanta has the perfect opportunity.
A 138-acre redevelopment of the former Atlantic Mill Steel site. An incredible new community in the heart of Atlanta that has joined retail, dining, residential, walking parks and commercial office space in an urban style neighborhood. The community has become a residential hotspot filled with all styles of homes from single-family, townhomes, condos and lofts. Adjacent to I75/I85 and 400 and is surrounded by elegant architecture, new technology and a short drive to Midtown and Downtown.
Developed as Atlanta’s first country club neighborhood. It begins just North of the intersection of Peachtree Road and Peachtree Dunwoody Road. Surrounded by lush landscape, winding streets, wooded hollows and rolling hills. Home styles range from Tudor, English, Colonial and Georgian. Easy access to MARTA, Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza.
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The community of 370 homes set on 40 gently rolling acres stretches back from the East side of Peachtree Road across from Piedmont Hospital. Large Mediterranean, Georgian, Colonial and Tudor homes line streets shaded by towering oaks 100 years old. Lush ivy on walls and in beds keeps the area green even in winter. This self contained swim and tennis area is extremely desirable.
Acquired its name long ago from a local tavern that prominently displayed a large stuffed buffalo's head. One of Atlanta’s most important business districts and includes some of Atlanta's most affluent and elegant districts. Filled with exquisite dining, Atlanta’s hot spots, and a fast-paced lifestyle. It is ranked as one of the nation's best locations.
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Located two miles within I-285 and three miles from 400, Cambridge Park is situated at the intersection of Ashford-Dunwoody and Johnson Ferry Road. The heavily-wooded neighborhood includes ranches, split-levels and two-stories homes along with an 80-acre lake that provides residents with canoeing and running trails.
A wonderful intown neighborhood. The homes in the area range from beautiful old two-story Craftsman style homes to brand new houses. Most homes have been converted back to single family dwellings and the neighborhood has undergone significant renovation over the last 20 years. Candler Park retains many of the characteristics that made it popular at the turn of the century, including the small business districts catering to the neighborhood and easy access to downtown.
A vibrant community with wonderful amenities. The park area includes security patrols, swimming pool, football and baseball fields, basketball courts, an outdoor amphitheater, state of the art children's playground, tennis center, 18-hole golf course, Chastain Horse Park and picnic shelters.
Rich in Atlanta history as well as lush landscape. The neighborhood has easy access via Peachtree to both Midtown, Buckhead and I-75/85. It is conveniently close to shopping and restaurants along Peachtree Road, medical facilities around Piedmont Hospital and AMTRAK rail service at Brookwood Station.
Cumming, part of Forsyth County, was established in 1834. The city is surrounded by lush landscaping and beautiful homes with magnificent communities offering many amenities. The city also neighbors the magnificent Lake Lanier which is nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains.
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Downtown Decatur is surrounded by beautiful, historic neighborhoods reflecting a variety of architectural styles. Enjoy eclectic restaurants from local owners with unique dishes. The tree-lined streets, strong sense of community and nationally recognized public school system continue to draw young families to the City.
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Drew Valley remains a quiet, tucked-away and family-friendly neighborhood that enjoys a heavily-wooded, residential feel in addition to a convenient location within I-285. Many residents have chosen Drew Valley in order to enjoy a safe, quiet neighborhood without sacrificing the convenience of being within the perimeter and minutes away from 400, I-85, downtown Atlanta and the MARTA public transportation system.
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An active Metro Atlanta area for residential and business expansion. It is a rapidly developing suburb of Atlanta, falling close to Interstate 85 and home to Gwinnett Place Mall, which is a central commercial center filled with restaurants, night life and businesses. Duluth retains its small town character where celebration of events and festivities occur regularly.
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The community was named for Major Charles Dunwoody. Dunwoody is one of the wealthiest and most prestigious areas within Metro Atlanta, with many elegant homes, highly-ranked schools, and abundant shopping and entertainment. It has easy access to transportation, shopping and dining, yet just minutes from the high tech commercial and medical districts of the Atlanta Metro area. The neighborhood is filled with mature tree lined streets, well built housing and nearby recreational facilities.
The Emory area is among the most popular places to live in Atlanta; located near Emory University and Emory College. A major commercial district in this area is the small collections of shops and restaurants clustered around the entrance to Emory University. This area, known as Emory Village, caters to the university community, but is heavily patronized by residents of Druid Hills and beyond. Centrally located to shopping and a host of various restaurants.
Huntley Hills was established in the late 1950s. This neighborhood is located within the Perimeter, in the City of Chamblee, near Atlanta. Home styles originally ranged from plantations to single story ranch homes. As the era progress, homes styles developed into a modern look. This community just did not happen, it was planned with a view to the future! We have a excellent website on Huntley Hills homes and all the neighborhood has to offer. Click below to learn more.
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LaVista Park is a Northeast Atlanta neighborhood that features a great mix of home styles, mature trees, parks, gardens and sidewalks. The community comprises approximately of 1200 homes. It is entirely in the DeKalb County side of the city, East of Candler Park, North of Kirkwood, West of Decatur and south of Druid Hills.
The second oldest city in the Atlanta area and known for its vast history. This beautiful city is also called the Crape Myrtle City because of the abundance of these flowering trees throughout the city and is home to about 30,000 people. It is full of life and constantly under development with new communities, shopping and entertainment. Easy access to I-85 and Hwy 20.
Loring Heights Park is a small but beautiful park Northwest of Midtown between Peachtree and Northside Drive. It is a calm, naturalistic setting with a large duck pond rimmed by porch-type swings. There's also a picnic area at one end of the park with picnic tables and a grill. This is a very peaceful place, tucked away in the quiet Loring Heights neighborhood. It's just a wonderful green oasis in the midst of the city.
Recognized regionally and nationally for its high-tech operations, Marietta offers big-city opportunities with small-town charm. Mariettans appreciate their rich past and are excited about their bright future. Five neighborhoods and numerous public and private buildings are on the National Historic Register. Marietta's backdrop is beautiful Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield and Park. Veterans from all U. S. Wars beginning with the War Between the States are buried in the downtown National Cemetery - the only National Cemetery in Metro Atlanta.
This district in Atlanta is situated between the commerical and financial district of Downtown to the South and the affluent residential and nightlife district of Buckhead to the North. It is a dynamic and vital intown neighborhood bounded by Piedmont Park that is culturally mixed and close to all the hot spots. Best known as a cultural center surrounded by museums, theaters, and the Botanical Garden.
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Orginally a new type of "suburb" where commuters traveled to and from their homes by streetcar. Located in the Northeast quadrant of Atlanta where houses are larger and grander. It is a small attractive neighborhood filled with lush greenery and beautiful landscapes. Presently some 3,500 households strong. The area includes other neighborhoods such as University Park, Noble Park, Johnson Estates and Virginia Highland.
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A neighborhood of 3,500+ homes in the Buckhead community of Atlanta. This is a mixed-use and urban neighborhood inside the City of Atlanta, North of the Lenox Square area. The area is heavily wooded with many hills and valleys. It is conveniently located and has easy access to Atlanta's best shopping and to the majority of its finest restaurants. Commuting is easier from North Buckhead since it is located on the city side of GA 400's toll gates and has several nearby MARTA stations.
One of Buckhead's coziest cottage neighborhoods, Peachtree Hills lies East of Peachtree Road between Peachtree Creek on the south and Lindbergh Drive on the North. It is one of those places "where life is worth living." Its eclectic, mostly craftsman homes are a kaleidoscope of color, with intimate gardens and innovative fences and walls. Huge trees soar over the bungalows on the bluffs above Peachtree Creek.
Pine Hills/Shady Valley
Pine Hills is bordered by Lenox Road on the West, North Druid Hills Road and East Roxboro Road on the East, the MARTA railway on the North and Buford Highway on the South. Nearby amenities include the Lenox Mall, Roxboro Pool and Shady Valley Park.
The 550 homes of Peachtree Park line 13 streets in Buckhead near Lenox Square. Quiet, tree-lined byways attract walkers, joggers and bicyclists. Landscaped traffic islands flash color in neighborhood intersections. The community has become an in-town haven for long-time residents and newcomers alike. A safe, quiet neighborhood within easy walking distance of all Buckhead's major amenities, from many of Atlanta's top restaurants to the shopping attractions of Lenox Square, Phipps Plaza and Buckhead Village to the office towers of the Peachtree Road financial district.
Located at the Northern banks of the Chattahoochee River in an area the Cherokee Indians once called "Enchanted Land". The city has a thriving arts scene with cultural attractions. It is a historic area filled with memories of the past and beautiful architecture including textile mills that were fully functional until 1975. Roswell is presently Georgia's sixth largest city.
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A newly-incorporated City (as of December 2005) in Fulton County, Georgia, North of Atlanta and South of Roswell. It is named for the sandy spring which still exists in the city today, protected by a park. Home to several fortune 500 companies and includes 11 parks and greenspace areas. One of Metro Atlanta's most affluent residential communities. The City, and the area surrounding the City, is experiencing rapid residential development. Particularly, the trend of luxury high-rise condominium developments.
A prestigious neighborhood located adjacent to Ansley Park and west of Morningside. Primarily custom ranch homes that were part of the original 66 homes built starting in the 1950s. The community is undergoing current renovation and updates. The Sherwood Garden Club, which furthers knowledge in gardening and flower arrangements, is established at Rhodes Hall, where the original founder of Rhodes furniture used to reside. Ansley Golf Club, one of the few in-town country club and golf courses, is adjacent to this neighborhood. The community and residents are close knit and enjoy local events. The neighborhood is close to Midtown, shopping and restaurants.
Yet another highly sought-after Chamblee community within I-285. This neighborhood was established in the 1950s and is primarily made up of one-story brick ranches, although split-level and two-story homes can also be found in the neighborhood. Sexton Woods also features a growing number of complete rebuilds and total renovations. The neighborhood is comprised of long-term residents, original homeowners, young couples and families. It offers a very peaceful atmosphere, making it difficult to imagine that it is so close to Atlanta's major interstates.
A beautiful city with a “village” heart. Voted by Atlanta Magazine as one of the top ten places to live in Atlanta. Exceptional business opportunities, visionary leadership, and strong community spirit. The city offers a calming lifestyle which is perfect for starting a business and participating in events and festivals. Smyrna is one of the closest suburbs to Atlanta, located near the Northern intersection of I-285 and I-75, which is the site of Cumberland Mall Area, a large business district including the Cobb Galleria.
Located about 30 miles north of Atlanta, Suwanee is well-known around the region for its distinctive parks, community events, and high-quality mixed-use developments. There are approximately 500 acres of parkland and miles of walking and biking trails in this attractive Metro Atlanta community. Part of Gwinnett County, it offers a variety of housing options that fit an array of lifestyles.
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Has evolved over more than 50 years from woodland and farms through magnificent summer estates to one of Buckhead's most prestigious neighborhoods. Although its elegant homes range from Georgian and Tudor to Italianate and Greek Revival, the lush natural environment unifies the district. Homes on large lots often are nestled into woods or sited beyond a rise in a rolling park-like setting.
The Underwood Hills area was conceived as a neighborhood as early as 1902, when it was dubbed Northside Park. In the 1970s and 1980s, residents fought numerous rezoning battles to contain an explosion of high-density projects along DeFoor Avenue and Collier Road. The 1990s brought a resurgence of new single-family homes as buyers sought close-in property.
Orginally known as Vinings' Station, was named for the civil engineer who worked for the Western and Atlantic Railroad. It earned the reputation of a great place to live, conducting business and has an excellent business infrastructure. While large office buildings, restaurants and other shopping centers have arisen, all have respectfully kept the integrity of the Vinings historic significance.
One of Atlanta's most popular neighborhoods for shopping, dining and nightlife. Developed in the early 1900s, it consists of six district commercial "villages" alternating with short, walkable blocks of charming bungalow homes. The neighborhood's name derives from the intersection of Virginia Highland Avenues. It is a gorgeous neighborhood filled with a wide variety of architectural styles of homes. Heart of the Metro area and surrounded by gorgeous landmarks.
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Located just East of the downtown area and centrally located between Cheshire Bridge and Lenox Roads. Minutes to I-85 and the landmark Junior Varsity.