Once home to the Georgia Governor’s mansion, Ansley Park is one of Atlanta’s oldest and most affluent neighborhoods. Situated within walking distance to three of the city’s most beautiful parks, Ansley Park has a pastoral feel with architecture that reflects Colonial, Federal, Neo-Classical, Italian Renaissance, Queen Anne, and Tudor styles.
The wide winding streets of Ansley Park are home to some of Atlanta’s most prestigious families and an active civic association maintains the neighborhood’s integrity and sense of community. This is truly one of Atlanta’s most desired addresses
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Ashford Park, located near Brookhaven in northwest DeKalb County, has everything a family could want. New luxury custom homes are being built, offering an excellent potential for return on investment. The neighborhood's recently renovated J. Kilpatrick Park, with its brand-new safe equipment, is great for kids. To most families living in Ashford Park, the community represents an intown, yet suburban-like paradise with all the amenities of the city. Great local restaurants include Haven and Mix.
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Brookhaven is the first country club neighborhood developed in Atlanta, its centerpiece being the Capital City Country club. With gently rolling hills and old growth trees, there is a mix of stately Tudor, Colonial, Georgian and English cottage homes. Brookhaven includes Oglethorpe University, distinctive for its Gothic revival architecture. MARTA commuters have a convenient train station in Brookhaven.
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In 1910 the Mechanical and Manufacturers Club purchased 150 acres for the Brookhaven Country Club to include a lake, clubhouse, golf course and exclusive homes. It was purchased by Capital City Club in 1913. This is the area commonly referred to today as Brookhaven Heights, a live/walk neighborhood with great potential located in the Brookhaven area. Brookhaven Heights continues to transition from 1940’s and 1950’s homes to fabulous custom new construction. Great location! Only 2 miles to Phipps Plaza, Lenox Square and all the great dining that Buckhead has to offer! MARTA commuters also have a convenient train station within walking distance. Minutes from I-85.
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Developed in the early 1920's, Brookwood Hills is one of Atlanta’s earliest suburban neighborhood developments. Tucked away just off Peachtree Street, the neighborhood has, in many ways, been untouched by the development surrounding it and much of the neighborhood is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The strong, tightly knit neighborhood is centered around a newly revitalized, 6-acre Brookwood Hills Community Club and its pool and tennis courts. Community events include annual Halloween and Christmas parties, annual ice cream social and many special events including Symphony in the Park.
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According to The Robb Report, Buckhead is one of the Top 10 affluent communities in the U.S. The neighborhood includes high-rises, townhomes and many custom mansions. You may even run into Sir Elton John, who has a part-time residence in Buckhead. With more than 100 restaurants and nightclubs, Buckhead is well-known as the place to be when the sun goes down. Buckhead has more than 1,400 retail units, including Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza.
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Chastain Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in the city of Atlanta. The surrounding neighborhood is truly one of Atlanta’s most beautiful areas. Chastain Park offers extravagant amenities including a horse park, golf course, neighborhood swimming pool, fitness center and lastly, the incredible Chastain Park Amphitheatre. This venue has been annually voted one of the top outdoor venues in the country. Nothing compares to packing a gourmet picnic basket and sitting under the stars while enjoying a live concert. Whether it’s the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra or the hottest new pop star, Chastain Park Amphitheatre as well as the surrounding neighborhood is a classic.
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The Collier Hills-Ardmore Park area of Buckhead is rich in Atlanta history as well as lush landscape. Some of the bitterest fighting of the Civil War's Battle of Atlanta took place in its gently rolling hills and hollows and along boulder-strewn Tanyard Creek. The actual Collier Hills neighborhood rises from Tanyard Creek and the railroad line to Northside Drive. Most of the homes here were built by developer Herbert W. Nicholes shortly after World War II. Almost all show signs of recent renovation and expansion.
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The City of Decatur was founded in 1823 at the intersection of two Native American trails and was named for naval hero, Stephen Decatur. It combines historic nieghborhoods, a small town feeling, tree-lined streets and excellent schools. In recent years, the city has gained renewed economic vigor thanks to several long term downtown development plans that have come to fruition, making Decatur a trendy small mixed use district with easy transit to downtown Atlanta. The Courthouse Square, home to restaurants, antique shops, and the annual Decatur Arts Festival, is currently undergoing renovations.
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The Druid Hills Neighborhood is home to a large number of Atlanta's historical and cultural landmarks, including Emory University, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, and Druid Hills Country Club. Planned by America's most famous landscape architect, Fredrick Law Olmstead, Druid Hills is a tree-shaded neighborhood of winding streets and small parks. Beginning in 1900, many of Atlanta's wealthiest citizens chose to live in Druid Hills, hiring some of Atlanta's most noted architects to design their homes. The result is an eclectic mix of architectural styles nestled into the curving topography of the neighborhood. The National Register of Historic Places recognizes Druid Hills.
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Historic Garden Hills was established in 1926 and is situated between Peachtree and Piedmont Roads, Pharr Road and Lindbergh Drive. With its large lots and old trees, charming Garden Hills boasts a mix of early 20th century homes, lovely landscaped islands with granite markers, parks, and the neighborhood's focal point -- the Garden Hills Pool. The active neighborhood association, the Garden Hills Civic Association, plans many activities, events and clubs. This long list includes an annual Bar-B-Que, annual ice cream social, Halloween party, Christmas party, Spring party, and the annual home tour.
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Grant Park is also the in-town neighborhood surrounding Grant Park, and is Atlanta's largest historic neighborhood. It includes the 88 acres or 35 hectares of Oakland Cemetery (established 1850), where Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, 25 former mayors of Atlanta, six former governors of Georgia, and many Civil War dead are buried. It also includes the Atlanta Stockade, Fort Walker, and the Grant Mansion for which the area was named. The Grant Park Neighborhood Association represents local residents.
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Located just east of Downtown Atlanta, Inman Park was Atlanta’s first planned “suburb”. Developed by Joel Hurt in 1887, the original 138 acre neighborhood was the first naturalistic suburb plan south of the Mason-Dixon line. The centerpiece of the neighborhood was ten-acre Springvale Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. Inman Park is noted for its annual Spring Festival, which features the largest street market in the city, a tour of the neighborhoods' historic homes and a colorful parade.
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Midtown is Atlanta’s cultural heart. Here you’ll find the High Museum of Art, Woodruff Arts Center, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Fox Theatre and many other arts and entertainment venues. Residents can choose among a range of housing options, from high-rise condos to bungalow-style homes on quiet, tree-lined streets. Piedmont Park is a huge, green oasis in Midtown and is used for many of the city’s most popular events, including the Atlanta Jazz Festival and the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. MARTA has a station in Midtown.
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When the developers of Morningside conceived the neighborhood, England was on their minds. Many of the 1930s-era homes are Tudor or Jacobean-revival style. Wonderful shops and boutiques, great restaurants and coffee shops are all part of the Morningside, which is only minutes from downtown. A number of lovely parks can be found throughout Morningside, including Sunken Garden Park, site of the neighborhood association’s annual Celebration of Summer.
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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. Developed in 1910, Peachtree Hills is an eclectic mix of craftsman homes in a kaleidoscope of colors, with intimate gardens and unusual fences and walls. Huge trees soar over the bungalows on the bluffs above Peachtree Creek. Peachtree Battle Shopping Center and other great shopping and restaurants are nearby on Peachtree Road.
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The Peachtree Park neighborhood is made up of 13 quiet streets in Buckhead, near Lenox Square, that was formed when East Paces Ferry Road, once a popular cut-through from Buckhead Village to Lenox, was closed to traffic. Overnight, the neighborhood changed from an area busy with cars to an enclave for pedestrians. Friends of Peachtree Park, the neighborhoods, nonprofit organization, uses creative fund-raising to support landscaping and historic preservation efforts, plus picnics, socials, and block parties.
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Pine Hills was first developed in the 1950’s from an old dairy farm. Pine Hills is a community bordered by Lenox, West Roxboro and Peachtree roads. Located in both Fulton and DeKalb counties, students who live within Pine Hills attend Sarah Rawlson Smith Elementary School, one of Atlanta’s finest primary schools. The Pine Hills Tennis and Swim Club is a focal point of this intown community.
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Sandy Springs, incorporated in 2005, is the seventh largest city in Georgia. Four major health care facilities and headquarters for three Fortune 500 companies are located in Sandy Springs. Housing options range from starter homes to luxury mansions. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area sits on the edge of Sandy Springs and there are a number of parks and recreation centers. The central business district is undergoing a renaissance as new retail, residential and restaurant space is incorporated into the cityscape.
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Smyrna is located about 10 miles northwest of Atlanta and is known as the "Jonquil City", deriving its name from the thousands of jonquils that flourish in gardens and along the streets in early spring. Smyrna’s charming neighborhoods have a vast array of amenities for residents and businesses, including parks, jogging trails, pools, lighted tennis courts, public golf courses and much more. The City of Smyrna has developed a reputation for smart growth and revitalization and was recently awarded the Urban Land Institute’s Award for Excellence.
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Vinings is a picturesque town of about 11,000 people, located minutes from Buckhead and downtown Atlanta. Most renowned for providing an upscale feel with abundant shopping and restaurants located in the quaint Vinings Village, Vinings also provides one of metro Atlanta's highest quality of life environments. With a well established mix of upscale townhomes and single family home residences, most are at the high-end of the pricing market in the Atlanta area.
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Virginia-Highland, an inviting intown neighborhood noted for its historic charm, is also
a popular shopping destination and home to some of Atlanta’s best restaurants and clubs. The Virginia-Highlands Historic District is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is noted for its Craftsman, Colonial Revival and English Vernacular Revival homes. In June, the neighborhood celebrates a Summerfest, a festival along Virginia Avenue that includes art, food and live music.
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