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In-town living isn t just for the young and hip any more. Retirees and families are discovering that living in the city is like living in a playground for adults. Not only is it fun, you are also close to the best hospitals and within easy walking distance to your favorite hang outs. Benefits of In-Town living include reduction of time spent in a car and polluting the air, promotion of personal health as people tend to walk and exercise more, loads of fun activities to do and easy access to colleges and universities for continuing education.
As an exceedingly comfortable place to live, Atlanta s home choices range from Historic Homes, and new homes to High-Rise Condos with stunning views. From townhomes and condos to bungalows. There are many home styles in Atlanta. The older historic In-town Atlanta neighborhoods feature the following home styles: Tudor, Craftsman or Arts & Crafts , American Four Square (very popular in older In-town Atlanta neighborhoods), Art Deco, Dutch Colonial, Neoclassical, Regency, Queen Anne, Victorian and Cape Cod.
Ranch style home started to appeared in the 1940 s and flourished in Atlanta until the mid-1960 s. Some of these homes especially from the 1950 s now have the chic title of Mid-Century Classic or Modern. Here and there and one will find contemporary style homes, and with all of these choices, you will definitely need an experienced In-town agent to guide you through the different types, styles, price ranges and process.
Here is a just a tad of what you can expect from In-Town Neighborhoods
Atlanta s AnsleyPark
AnsleyPark is one of the Atlanta's most prestigious in-town neighborhoods to live in. Located north of downtown it was originally established in 1905 as Atlanta s first automobile community! Developed by Edwin Ansley, who drew inspiration from the also equally prestigious neighborhood of North Druid Hills.
Buckhead Buckhead, also known as the Beverly Hills of the South Buckhead is a mecca of shopping, top notch restaurants, gracious homes, high rise condos and fancy hotels. The Rob Report rated Buckhead as one of the TOP 10 Affluent Communities for some of the most beautiful mansions, best shopping and finest restaurants in the southeaster United States. With Peachtree Street as it s main artery, the pulse of the city starts and ends in Buckhead.
Originally, it was one of the first textile processing mills built in the south, currently Cabbagetown is an area of tremendous growth sparked by an influx of artists in the 1980s. Beginning in 1996, the mill itself has been renovated into the nation s largest residential loft community the Fulton Cotton Mill Lofts which houses everyone from artists and musicians to business professionals. A vibrant community, the neighborhood's main festival include the Cabbagetown Reunion, known colloquially by long time residents and displaced residents as "the vegetable", which takes place in the summer and the Chomp and Stomp bluegrass and chili festival which takes place in November.
Chastain Park ChastainPark, named for former Fulton County Commissioner Troy G. Chastain, is located northwest of Buckhead and borders Sandy Springs. Average home prices vary from $500,000 to $2 million. Known for its outstanding elementary school districts in the including Sarah Smith and Warren Jackson, the neighborhood s most famous landmark is an Atlanta institution -- the 268-acre park. As the largest park in the city, Chastain offers plenty of outdoor activities including trails, golf, an Olympic-sized swimming pool and an equestrian center with a horse park. The stone outdoor amphitheatre holds 6,000 people and hosts concerts in the spring and summer.
Inman Park Named after Samuel M. Inman, Inman Park is a neighborhood adjacent to Little Five Points. As cozy as can be, this area has really been known as one of the true places to be . There are currently over 300 homes in various stages of restoration or renovation in Inman Park.
Each year Inman Park holds the Spring Festival and Tour of Homes, a two-day celebration of parades, entertainment, dancing and open houses. Inman Park characterizes itself as a "SmallTown DownTown."
The Midtown district has been a primary area of growth in the city with new condominium units being built, new stores opening up, and businesses and people moving into the area due to its central location.
Morningside/Lenox Park Centrally located, Morningside was Developed and built in the 1930 s. It s proximity to Midtown, Downtown and Buckhead make it one of the most desirable in town neighborhoods for home buyers who can afford a more expensive home. Morningside has a unique mixture of homes from Traditional brick Tudors, to modern new constructions there is wide variety sure to please any discerning pallet.
Sagamore Hills Sagamore Hills is originally named after an estate The Sagamore built in 1895 -1897 by W. W. Durant, the general manager of the Union Pacific Railroad. The Sagamore was purchased in 1901 by Alfred Vanderbilt (last of the great Vanderbilts) and became the place to be seen if you were part of the High Society.
As you can see, In-town living offers diversity and LOADS of options. To make In-Town Atlanta your new home, call me today at 678-463-3173. Or, if life has taken you another direction, let me show you how I can sell your In-town home as quick as I sold this lovely couples!