The Atlanta Beltline Project has been making great headway over the last few years, so if you are thinking of purchasing a home or investment property, you may want to consider one of the following neighborhoods that are on or near the up and coming Beltline. Scroll down to read about each of the neighborhoods and search for all the Beltline homes for sale -- or if you are searching for a particular neighborhood, select it from the list below:
One of Altanta's best kept secrets, historic Adair Park is an affordable Southwest neighborhood is less than three miles from Downtown Atlanta, the Georgia Dome and Turner Field.
Packed with charm and personality, the curving, tree-lined streets are filled with 1920s Craftsman bungalows, Folk Victorian and Revival Tudor style homes. With two large parks and an active Adair Park neighborhood assocation, this active neighborhood is an excellent choice for investors and first-time home buyers.
This upscale Midtown Atlanta neighborhood features some of Atlanta’s most beautiful historic homes. Located just west of Piedmont Park and bordered by Piedmont Avenue and Peachtree Street, Ansley Park is convenient to Midtown, Downtown, and Buckhead. It is considered one of Atlanta's most desirable and affluent neighborhoods.
Atlantic Station is one of Atlanta's newest additions, but is sure to impress with upscale stores, boutiques, state-of-the art movie theater, parks and more. The location can't be beat -- near Midtown, Downtown, Buckhead, Georgia Tech and less than two minutes to the interstate.
Most of the residences in Atlantic station are lofts, condos and townhomes, but there are some single family residences speckled in the neighborhood.
Formerly part of the Underwood Hills neighborhood, this charming communitty is conveniently located west of Midtown Atlanta and Buckhead, near Howell Mill Road. The residential architecture styles range from 1920s bungalows to 1945 cottages with a few new construction homes speckled throughout the area. If you need to commute to north Metro Atlanta or Buckhead, this neighborhood is another affordable option for home buyers, with home prices ranging from $150K to $300K. When the new Beltline is running, home values are sure to increase!
Located south of Buckhead, this upscale "Intown Atlanta" neighborhood is truly a hidden gem. There are only three entrances to the Brookwood community, all are just off of Peachtree Road. The center of the neighborhood is the Brookwood Hills Community Club, with a beautful park and pool. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the stunning home styles are primarily Classic Traditional, Tudor Revival, and Craftsman-style bungalow homes. Home values range from about $350K to $2.0M.
Atlanta's Buckhead is probably the most well-known in the city. Located north of Downtown Atlanta and inside the Perimeter, Buckhead is one of Atlanta’s busiest financial centers and features gracious and historic homes, world-class shopping centers, elegant hotels and top-notch restaurants. It has been called one of the United State’s top most affluent communities.
Out of all the neighborhoods along the Beltline, we would name Cabbagetown the winner for the most eclectic charm and personality. We could try to explain it, but you would just have to visit a few festivals or have a leisurely dinner on Carroll Street to really soak up the vibe of the neighborhood.
Many of the single-family houses are bungalows, shotgun and Folk-style Victorian homes, but lofts are growing in number. If you visit this neighborhood, be sure to take a stroll down Carrol Street, the true heartbeat of this neighborhood.
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Located just south of Turner Field (on the west side of the interstate), Capitol view only about 3 miles from Five Points in Downtown Atlanta. This neighborhood is rich in history and was established in 1908 by the Capital View Baptist Church. The tree lined streets are filled with Craftsman Bungalows and Country-style Victorian homes that are in various stages of renovation.
Investors and first-time home buyers are flocking to this quaint neighborhood, as you can still find a renovated home for under $175,000.
This up and coming neighborhood along Metropolitan Parkway, is filled with 1920s, 1930s and 1940s bungalows, Victorians, English Tudors, ranches and Cape Cod homes. Many of the bungalow and Tudor-style homes in Capitol View Manor were developed by the same developer of the popular Virginia Highland and Morningside neighborhoods. If you are considering this neighborhood, you'll not only find very affordable housing ($75,000 to $250,000), but well constructed historic homes.
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Named for the six-acre park in the center of the neighborhood, Chosewood Park is located just down the street from Historic Grant Park and Peoplestown. Most of the homes were constructed in the early 1900s and are in various stages of renovations. Portions of the neighborhood are perched atop a gently sloping hill that provides an unobstructed view of the downtown Atlanta skyline -- a big selling point for real estate investors and potential home buyers!
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Located near the Buckead business district (along Collier Road), this popular intown Atlanta neighbohrood is packed with charm and history, as it was named for one of Atlanta's oldest residents, the Collier Family. There are some luxury homes in the area, ranging in price from about $250,000 to $900,000.
Garden Hills is an upscale intown neighborhood with winding streets lined with old trees, pocket parks, and a neighborhood pool/recreation center – all convenient to shopping, transportation, schools and churches.. Located between Peachtree and Piedmont roads near the business district in Buckhead, homes in Garden Hills range from Georgian, Tudor and Spanish Revival to Craftsman.
Constructed in 2005 - 2006, this award-winning development by Hedgewood Homes is truly stunning. Featuring luxury condominiums, lofts, townhomes and single family homes that look like they are out of the pages of Achitectural Digest. Every home and townhome is unique but all are EarthCraft construction.
The center of the community includes several popular restaurants, coffee shops, hair salon, spa and more. This greatn community also hosts several special events each year.
One of Atlanta's oldest neighborhoods, this nationally recognized historic district includes over 130 acres of green space and recreational area, and the residential neighborhood surrounding it. Victorian-era mansions and small cottages, early 20th-century bungalows and many brick paved sidewalks characterize the neighborhood as well as popular sites such as Zoo Atlanta, the Cyclorama, and Oakland Cemetery, where local figures such as Margaret Mitchell are buried. Located just minutes from downtown, and Interstate 20, Grant Park is one of Atlanta's most popular neighborhoods for those who want to walk to local restaurants and festivals, enjoy historic homes and great charter schools.
Developed in the 1920s and 1930s, Grove Park is on the western edge of the Atlanta Beltline, west of Midtown Atlanta and Georgia Tech. With home prices in the $50K to $200K price range, real estate investors are flocking to this area, especially near the future site of Westside Park.
Located near Sylvan Hills and Capital View Manor, this up and coming Beltline neighborhood is just south of Grant Park (zip code 30315). Residents enjoy their active neighborhood association and also the proximity to Turner Field and the Interstate (I-20 and I-75). Now that the Beltline Project is underway, High Point Estates is sure to see some improvements in home values.
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Located northwest of Downtown Atlanta, the Howell Station Historic District is located in what many now consider "West Midtown." There is quite a bit of new development surrounding the residential section. Typical home styles include Georgian cottages, Craftsman Bungalows, Stotgun homes and Hall-Parlor, with similar homes built side by side.
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Located two miles east of downtown, Historic Inman Park is Atlanta’s first planned community and one of the nation’s first garden suburbs. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are now over 300 homes in various stages of restoration or renovation in Inman Park. Each year Inman Park welcomes its neighbors to the Spring Festival and Tour of Homes, drawing in thousands of visitors to the neighborhood. Inman Park takes pride in its characterization as a “Small-Town Downtown,” combining the desirable elements of small town living with a dedication to the growth of the inner city.
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Named after the "five points" intersection between Moreland, Euclid, and McLendon. Little Five Points is Atlanta's example of eclectic dining, shopping and artistic creativity, reminiscent of New York's Greenwich Village or Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Many older buildings in L5P are being converted into lofts and condos, with a variety of bungalow and victorian style homes line the streets in neighboring communities such as Candler and Inman Park.
For those who work outside the city, easy access to all major thoroughfares and expressways (1-75 and 1-85) is a big plus for young professionals who want to be close to their office.
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The location of this Intown Atlanta neighborhood can't be beat! Mechanicsville is bounded by Downtown Atlanta, Peoplestown, Turner Field, and the Southern Railway.
Established in the late 1800s, Mechanicsville is one of Atlanta's oldest neighborhoods and is rich with personality and charm.
Just north of downtown is the city's cultural center and sanctuary for the alternative lifestyle crowd, singles and young professionals. Midtown is aptly named due to its location, being the midpoint between Downtown and Buckhead. This charming area is full of old, refurbished homes, loft and warehouse apartments and condos. Lacking the large rolling lawns and mansions of Buckhead, Midtown has its own special appeal.
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In the 1920s, Morningside was a new type of "suburb"; commuters traveled to and from their homes by streetcar and, if they were fortunate enough, by car. Now, Morningside and Lenox Park, developed in 1931, are valued as "close in" neighborhoods with short drive-times that commuters outside the Perimeter surely must envy. Some 3,500 households strong, the area includes other neighborhoods - University Park, Noble Park, Johnson Estates and Hylan Park – and is just down the street from the popular Virginia Highlands.
Historic Mozley Park is primarily a residential neighborhood and is quite similar to it's neighbor, the Historic West End. Most of the 1920s bungalows and 1930s-1940s cottages are still intact, with only a handful that have been fully restored. This affordable beltline community is home to long-time residents, first-time buyers and also students that attend Georgia State or Clark Atlanta Univerity (just down the street!).
Located Southwest of Historic West End and Adair Park, Oakland City is filled with 1920s bungalows, Tudor homes and Craftsman style homes. Like many of the 'up and coming' neighborhoods, the beltline project is sure to help bring real estate investors and new residents to Oakland City.
The Old Fourth Ward is a diverse intown community rich in history with many beautifully restored Victorian and Craftsman style homes and commercial properties. This area played a significant part in Atlanta's history, namely as the place where Martin Luther King, Jr. was born, raised and preached. The Martin Luther King Memorial is one of the most visited national parks in the United States. The Old Fourth Ward is located just east of downtown Atlanta, east of I-75 and north of Ralph McGill Blvd.
Nestled between Moreland Avenue and Grant Park's Boulevard Avenue, Ormewood Park offers easy access to I-20 that leads east and west of Downtown Atlanta. Residents can walk to Grant Park and shops and restuarants in the East Atlanta Village and the new Glenwood Park development. Ormewood Park is one of Atlanta's oldest neighborhoods and features Victorians, craftsmans, post-war homes, as well as new construction in the Craftsman style.
One of Buckhead Atlanta''s coziest cottage neighborhoods, Peachtree Hills lies east of Peachtree Road between Peachtree Creek on the south and Lindbergh Drive on the north. Its eclectic, mostly craftsman homes are a kaleidoscope of colors, with intimate gardens and innovative fences and walls. Huge trees soar over the bungalows on the bluffs above Peachtree Creek. The neighborhood includes antiques shops and restaurants. The Lindbergh MARTA rail station is within walking distance.
Located in zip code 30315, this neighborhood is sometimes mistaken for Grant Park, as it is less than 1/2 a mile from the historic Atlanta neighborhood. The homes in this area are in various stages of renovation and features Craftsman bungalows, new construction Craftsman homes, post war ranch homes and some 1990s and early 2000 traditional homes. Prices range from $20,000 (for a foreclosure) to $300,000 for a larger, fully renovated Craftsman home.
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Piedmont Heights is at the crossroads of Buckhead / Midtown and Intown Atlanta districts, located between I-85, Piedmont Ave (near Morningside) and the up and coming Beltline rail. If you've been to the popular Ansley Mall, you are officially in Piedmont Heights! Homes styles range from Craftsman bungalows to Tudors with a few cottages, traditional and new construction homes throughout the area. Expect to pay between $300K and $600K for a home in this beltline neighborhood.
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Developed in 1883 as a working-class suburb, this primarily industrial community was named after Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh is still underdeveloped, but with the plans for the new rail system and parks in progress, many real estate investors and residents hope that properties will start renovations and home values will increase in the next decade. Pittsburgh's neigbors include Castleberry Hill (Downtown Atlanta), Adair Park and Capital View Manor.
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Named for the intersection of Ponce de Leon and North Highland Avenue, Poncey Highland is perfectly positioned between four of Atlanta's most popular neighborhoods, Virginia Highland, Candler Park, Inman Park and the Old Fourth Ward.
Convenient to Freedom Parkway, I-75 and I-85, the PATH, Downtown Atlanta and all the eclectic shops and restaurants, this bungalow-filled neighborhood has it all!
Located just downt the street from Cabbagetown and East Atlanta, Reynoldstown is a large residential neighborhood located south of the CSX rail line -- that will soon be the new Atlanta Beltline!. It was originally settled after the American Civil War, mainly by freed slaves who were employed by the railroad. Today the neighborhood is rapidly gentrifying and attracting many back to the neighborhood. Flat Shoals Avenue cuts diagonally across the district from northwest to southeast. The older section is west of the rail right of way planned for the Beltline. There are many different home styles including an entire block of double shotgun houses on Chester Avenue. Reynoldstown is a Historic District.
Homes range in style from 1920s bungalows to 1960s ranch style homes, with a few new contruction / infill homes speckled throughout the neighborhood. Home prices range from about $400K to $1.8M.
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This "up and coming" neighborhood on the south west side of Atlanta is truly charming! Many of the homes were constructed in the early 1900s by a popular local architect and have maintained their character over the last century. Bungalow and Tudor style homes typically sell for $75K to $250K, but the prices are sure to increase as the real estate market recovers and as the construction of the Beltline Project nears completion. If you are an investor, this community (and Adair Park) should definitely be on your list.
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Located just five minutes northeast of downtown Atlanta, this district was named after its location at the intersection of Virginia and North Highland avenues. It is Atlanta's most popular neighborhood for shopping, dining and nightlife for young families and professionals. Developed in the early 1900's, it consists of six distinct commercial "villages" alternating with short, walkable blocks of charming bungalow homes.
Washington Park is on the Northwest section of the Atlanta Beltline and is about 3 miles NW of the city center of Atlanta.
Washington Park is recognized as an Atlanta Historic District and includes many Craftsman style homes with bungalows, four squares and English cottages and a few 1950s post-war homes sprinkled throughout the community.
Home prices range from $35,000 (foreclosures) to about $250,000.
The Historic West End is filled with charm and personality. It is still transitioning (also known as "up and coming") and many of the historic bungalows, four square homes and tudor style homes are in various stages of renovation.
This is a great neighborhood for young couples, first time home buyers, real estate investors, and those who truly appreciate a historic home! When the Atlanta Beltline is officially up and running, it is sure to increase home values!
The streets in this Southwest Atlanta neighborhood are lined with historic homes, from Arts & Crafts Bungalows to English Tudor homes, ranging in price from $50K to $225K.
*** Please note that many real estate listings will combine Westview and West End in the MLS system. if you don't find all the homes in the link above, please also visit our West End homes for sale page.
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