Intown Atlanta Neighborhood Guide

There are so many Atlanta neighborhoods, each with their own personality and unique amenities.  To help you with your search, we've created the Intown Atlanta neighborhood guide!  You will be able to learn more about each neighborhood, get a better understanding of the school systems, neighborhood restaurants, festivals, parks, real estate market and of course, search for all the homes for sale by Atlanta neighborhood.

More about Intown Atlanta Neighborhoods

What we love most about Atlanta is the diverse set of neighborhoods. Each has it's own personality and amenities. Below is just a quick summary of each one, but if you are interested, you can keep reading to learn more about the benefits and home prices in each neighborhood. If you are new to the Atlanta area and need a few suggestions based on your budget and wish list, please call us at 404-205-8800. One of our neighborhood specialists would be more than happy to help.

Ansley Park

Located on the West side of Piedmont Park, this upscale Intown / Midtown Atlanta neighborhood offers some of the the most stunning homes in the area. You'll find everything from 1920s bungalows to Georgian style homes and new contemporary houses. Residents love being so close to the park, Midtown restaurants and Peachtree Street. Home prices typically range from $600K to $5M. View all the current homes for sale in Ansley Park.

Avondale Estates

This unique community is just outside the City of Decatur and offers a downtown district that looks likelike a Bavarian- style Village with dozens of boutiques and popular restaurants. Residents love the small town feel, the Avondale Museum charter school and the variety of home styles (and prices) available. See all the latest Avondale Estates homes for sale.


Brookhaven was incorportated as a city in in 2012 and has been booming with growth since that time. New developments are popping up everywhere, there are dozens of annual festivals and more than 50,000 people now call Brookhaven home. Located next to Buckhead, this upscale neighborhood includes sprawling mansions and executive-level homes, luxury new construction custom homes and several popular townhome communities. If you are looking for a new neighborhood that's close to almost EVERYTHING, we highly recommend that you take a peek at the latest Brookhaven real estate listings.


When you think of Atlanta, Buckhead is one of the first communities that comes to mind. This upscale area is home to some of the finest homes and estates in Metro Atlanta, as well as one of the wealthiest zip codes. Residents enjoy being minutes from world-class shopping, dining and the Buckhead and Midtown business districts. View the all the Buckhead homes for sale, from quaint cottages to luxury estates and mansions.


One of the coolest Atlanta neighborhoods, Cabbagetown is anchored by the old Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill (now called 'The Stacks' lofts). The streets are lined with charming historic row-houses, Farmhouse Victorians and locally owned eateries. This n'hood has so much personality and is home to a unique mix of people, from artists to accountants. See the latest homes for sale in Cabbagetown.

Candler Park

Located in between Little 5 Points and Lake Claire, Candler Park is one of the hottest Intown Atlanta neighborhoods, thanks to the friendly, laid back feel, the prime location and the top-ranked Mary Lin Elementary school district. The heart of this neighborhood is the park and the small business district near the corner of McLendon Ave and Clifton Road where you'll find neighbors gathering at the n'hood restaurants and/or the Candler Park Market. If you are looking for a family friendly, hip community with annual festivals, tree lined streets and historic homes, this is it! See the newest homes for sale in Candler Park.

Chastain Park

One of the most affluent neighborhoods in Buckhead, this community is home to million dollar homes and mansions, many of which are within walking distance to the 250 acre Chastain Park. If you are looking for an executive-level home, excellent schools and an endless list of things to do, add Chastain to the top of your list. This neighborhood has tennis courts, golfing, horse park and the Chastain Amphitheater. Explore the latest Chastain real estate listings.

City of Decatur

If you are looking for that small town feel in the big city, the City of Decatur has it covered. The 30030 zip code covers the city limits of Decatur and is home to the charming Downtown Decatur with dozens of award-winning restaurants, boutiique shops and annual events that bring thousands of people to the Decatur area each year. The City of Decatur Schools are some of the very best in Georgia, which is a BIG draw for many home buyers. The well-kept historic homes and luxury new construction homes are also in high demand. See all the latest homes for sale in City of Decatur, Georgia.

Collier Hills

Want to live near Buckhead AND the Atlanta Beltline? Collier Hills is an excellent choice with its tree-lined streets, traditional style homes and plenty of parks. golfing and greenspace nearby. It is also super convenient to Piedmont Hospital, the Shepherd Center and the Buckhead business district. Learn more about Collier Hills and view all the latest homes for sale.

Downtown Atlanta

Downtown is where the city began and where generations of Atlantans go for work, shopping and entertainment. Most of the residential options are high rise condominiums, refurbished lofts and warehouses. Residents love being close to popular attractions, Georgia State University and MARTA. See all the latest real estate listings in Downtown Atlanta.

Druid Hills

One of the most affluent Intown Atlanta neighborhoods, Druid Hills offers some of the finest examples of period architecture in Metro Atlanta. You'll love the winding, tree lined streets with well-manicured estate homes that sit back from the road. Druid Hills is also adjacent to the Emory Village, so residents enjoy being able to walk to coffee shops and locally owned restaurants. View all the Druid Hills real estate listings currently for sale.

East Atlanta

Called the "epitome of cool" by Creative Loafing, the East Atlanta area is home to 1920s bungalows, post-war cottages and a growing number of new Craftsman-style homes. The heart of the neighborhood is the East Atlanta Village, with patio dining, pubs, live music and a weekly farmer's market. It's also close to Downtown Atlanta and the interstate, as well as the up and coming Beltline trail. In previous years, East Atlanta was a more affordable option for home buyers, but home prices have been rising at a rapid pace. See all the latest homes for sale in East Atlanta.

East Lake

Nestled in between Oakhurst and Kirkwood, the East Lake neighborhood offers newly built homes, 1920s bungalows and Tudor style cottages. The heart of the neighborhood is the East Atlanta Golf Course that's part of the annual PGA Tour. The Drew Charter School recently opened and has been a big draw for young couples and families. Take a peek at the latest homes available for sale in Atlanta's East Lake neighborhood.


Tucked in between Kirkwood and Reynoldstown, this up and coming neighborhood has officially arrived! More and more home buyers are flocking to Edgewood and home values have been rising faster than almost every other neighborhood in the Intown Atlanta area. Residents enjoy being close to the Edgewood Retail District and the Downtown Kirkwood area, the Toomer Elementary school district, Little 5 Points and the interstate. Check out all the homes for sale in the HOT Edgewood neighborhood.

Emory University Area

The neighborhoods surrounding Emory University and Hospital vary dramatically in personality and price. For those of you who are relocating to the area to work at Emory or the CDC, we've created a resource for your home search. You can search for Emory townhomes, condos and all of the Emory neighborhoods by price range and proximity to the campus.

Garden Hills

Nestled in between Piedmont and Peachtree Roads near the Buckhead business district, Garden Hills is a classic, upscale neighborhood with winding tree-lined streets, parks, and a neighborhood pool in the center of this popular neighborhood. Residents love being tucked away in their quiet community, but are minutes away from shopping, schools and more. Architectural styles in Garden Hills range from Tudor to Georgian, with a few custom luxury homes speckled in between. View the newest Garden Hills homes for sale.

Glenwood Park

Located near Ormewood Park and I-20, this award winning live-work-play community was designed and developed by Hedgewood Homes. You'll find everything from mid-rise condominiums to luxury townhomes, lofts and upscale Craftsman-style homes. All of the homes are within walking distance to Glenwood Park's pool, coffee shop and award-winning restaurants. Several blockbuster movies have also been filmed in this unique Intown Atlanta neighborhood. Tour the latest homes and condominiums in Glenwood Park.

Grant Park

As one of the oldest neighborhoods in Atlanta, Grant Park offers oodles of historic charm and personality. Stunning Victorians and Craftsman bungalows surround the 130 acre park that is home to several annual events, Zoo Atlanta, Cyclorama and the weekly farmer's market. The friendly, active residents of Grant Park are often found at the local eateries and many are able to walk to all the new businesses and restaurants along the Memorial Drive corridor. It's also minutes from Downtown Atlanta, I-20 and the up and coming Atlanta Beltline Trail. As you can imagine, homes sell quickly in this Atlanta neighborhood, but you can view the latest Grant Park real estate listings here.

Inman Park

Inman Park was Atlanta's first planned "suburb" in the early 1900s and is home to some of the most gorgeous Victorian-era mansions, Four Square homes and Craftsman bungalows in Atlanta. Every year, thousands of Atlantans flock to Inman Park for the Spring Festival, Tour of Homes and Halloween Parade in Little Five Points (adjacent to Inman Park). If you are looking for the best Intown Atlanta living has to offer, with stunning architecture, great schools (Mary Lin Elementary), walkability, easy access to the interstate and incredible charm, add Inman Park to the top of your home shopping list! See the latest Inman Park homes for sale, direct from the Atlanta MLS.


Nestled in between Oakhurst, Lake Claire and East Lake, this Intown neighborhood is in high demand! Kirkwood is home to downtown district with locally-owned restaurants, two parks, tree-lined streets and some stunning homes, from 1920s / 1930s Bungalows to large Victorian style homes and a growing number of new construction homes. This community is a bit more affordable than it's neighbors in Oakhurst and Lake Claire, with home prices averaging in the $400s. See the latest Kirkwood Atlanta real estate listings.

Lake Claire

Bounded by Candler Park, Druid Hills and Oakhurst, this quiet, family friendly neighborhood is a great escape from the bustling Metro area. Lake Claire offers a nice mix of home styles, from English Tudors to Georgian and Craftsman bungalows. Residents love being able to walk to Candler Park, the Lake Claire Pool (membership required) and the local restaurants at the corner of McLendon and Clifton. When visiting this neighborhood, don’t expect to go jump in the lake -- the name "Lake Claire" derives from the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Claire Drive! Explore ALL the Lake Claire homes for sale - typically ranging in price from the mid $400s to $1.5M.

Little Five Points (L5P)

Little Five Points is Atlanta's hippest neighborhood. You'll find indie stores with offbeat gifts and clothing, live music, dive bars, patio restaurants, ethnic eateries and plenty of interesting characters. Residents love that their neighborhood is unique and are focused on "keeping it weird." The single family homes that surround Little Five Points are technically in the Inman Park or Candler Park neighborhoods, but L5P does have several lofts and condos in the 'hood. Take a peek at the latest properties for sale.

Loring Heights

Growing in popularity over the last decade, Loring Heights is a quaint and cozy neighborhood that's nestled between Peachtree Street, Northside Drive and Atlantic Station. There are only about 300 homes in the neighborhood, so you may only find a handful of homes for sale - and they usually sell quickly! See all the latest homes for sale in Loring Heights.

Medlock Park

Just down the road from the Emory University & Hospital campus, Medlock Park is in North Decatur (zip code 30033), but we still consider it an "Intown" neighborhood. This quiet, super-friendly neighborhood is filled with 1950s and 1960s brick ranges on larger, well-cared for lots. Lots of the residents in Medlock Park walk on a daily basis, so you'll always see them out chatting with their neighbors. This neighborhood is convenient to shopping, dining, parks and of course Emory, CDC and the VA Hospital. It's an unusual slice of heaven, providing shade and refuge to those seeking an oasis that's also close to the city. See the latest real estate listings in Medlock Park.

Midtown Atlanta

Located in between Downtown Atlanta and Buckhead, this vibrant work / live / play district is Atlanta's cultural center and sanctuary for active singles and young professionals. Midtown's business district runs along Peachtree Street, but on the side streets you will find historic, renovated homes as well as an abundance of condominiums, apartments and lofts - many that are within walking distance of the popular Piedmont Park! View the latest condos, lofts and homes in Midtown Atlanta.


The upscale Morningside neighborhood is often referred to as "Morningside / Lenox Park." This lovely area is located next to Virginia Highland and is home to more than 3,500 households. Residents love the top ranked schools (Morningside Elementary), tree-lined streets, sidewalks and easy access to neighborhood restaurants and weekly farmer's market on North Highland Avenue. Morningside homes are primarily English Tudors, Craftsman Bungalows and cottages. In the last decade, more and more new custom homes have been built and range in price from $1.3M to almost $3.0M. If you don't want to spend that much, the lovely historic homes average in the mid $700s. Explore the latest Morningside real estate listings.


In the early 2000s, very few people had even heard of Oakhurst. Fast forward today, where this City of Decatur neighborhood is one of the most popular in Atlanta. There are several reasons for it's popularity including the top- ranked City of Decatur schools, two parks and the charming Oakhurst Village with a dozen restaurants, coffee shop and a neighborhood event or festival almost every month. Another draw to this Decatur n'hood are the historic homes, many built in the 1920s and 1930s, as well as the newly built luxury homes. If you are looking for that small town feel with some of the friendliest neighbors in Atlanta, we highly recommend searching for homes in Oakhurst!

Oak Grove

Located in the North Decatur / Emory area between LaVista, Clairemont and Briarcliff Roads, the Oak Grove neighborhood is one of the most sought after in the Oak Grove Elementary and Lakeside High School districts. The original homes were built in the 1950s and 1960s, with traditional brick ranches and split-levels, but since the early 2000s, more luxury new construction homes are being built, many with a $1.0 - $2.0 million price tag. Find all the real estate for sale in Oak Grove.

Old Fourth Ward

The Atlanta Beltline, Ponce City Market and all the new developments along Highland Avenue have transformed the Old Fourth Ward into one of the most highly sought-after neighborhoods in Atlanta. Residents love all the annual festivals and being able to hop on the Beltline and dine at a new restaurant. New condo and loft developments are popping up on the main roads, but you'll still find plenty of historic homes throughout the neighborhood - from early 1900s shotgun Victorian-inspired homes to 1920s bungalows and cottages. See the latest Old Fourth Ward homes for sale (including townhomes and condos!).

Ormewood Park

Want to live near the Atlanta Beltline? It's coming soon to Ormewood Park! This quaint Intown neighborhood is filled with Craftsman bungalows, 1940s cottages and a growing number of new construction Craftsman or Modern Farmhouse style homes. Residents love the quiet streets with sidewalks, the dog park, coffee shop and down to earth neighbors. Ormewood Park also offers easy access to I-20, the East Atlanta Village, Grant Park as well as the Glenwood Park and Memorial Drive developments with all the new restaurants and shops. Home prices are also a bit more reasonable than some of the other Intown neighborhoods, with the average price in the mid $400s. Search the Atlanta MLS for the latest Ormewood Park homes for sale.

Peachtree Hills

One of Buckhead's most charming cottage neighborhoods, Peachtree Hills is nestled between Peachtree Road and Lindbergh Drive. The homes are colorful and many have white picket fenced and pristine flower gardens - it's a fun neighborhood to take a stroll through! Peachtree Hills also includes antiques shops and eclectic restaurants and offers easy access to the Lindbergh MARTA rail station, the Buckhead business district and the interstate. View Peachtree Hills real estate for sale.


This cozy little Atlanta neighborhood has come a long way in the last decade! More and more homes are being renovated and built, businesses are opening in the area and the active neighborhood association is always coming up with new ideas to make this eclectic area even more attractive to home buyers. It's located next to the popular Cabbagetown and Ormewood Park neighborhoods and will also be fairly close to the Beltline trail. See the latest Reynoldstown homes for sale.

Underwood Hills

On the West side of Atlanta, this neighborhood is in the 30318 zip code and offers a range of older cottages and upscale newer construction homes. The growth has been exponential now that the Atlanta Beltline Trail will run in the neighborhood. Residents also enjoy having easy access to the interstate and being able to walk to Atlantic Station. Homes range in price from the high $400s to almost a million dollars. Explore Underwood Hills real estate for sale.


Located North of Buckhead near Smyrna, this trendy area has reinvented itself over past few years to become a rather enviable and affluent address. Sitting proudly at the far northwest corner of the city, just touching on Cobb County, the Vinings is largely home to folks who want to live in the city but really don't. View the latest real estate listings in Vinings.

Virginia Highland

Located just five minutes northeast of downtown Atlanta, the Virginia Highland business district was named after its location at the intersection of Virginia and North Highland avenues. It is one of Intown Atlanta's most popular neighborhoods 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 and Tudor style homes. See all the condos, townhomes and single family homes for sale in Virginia Highland.

West End

As the 2015 Curbed Cup Champion and the 2016 "Hottest Atlanta Neighborhoods" by Redfin, this up and coming historic district just outside of Downtown Atlanta is H-O-T. If you love historic homes, walkability and want to be on or near the Atlanta BeltLine for under $400K, West End Atlanta should be at the top of your list. See all the West End homes for sale.

Winnona Park

The quaint Winnona Park neighborhood is just outside of Downtown Decatur (and Oakhurst) has a fantastic elementary school, tree-lined quiet streets, and a charming array of homes. The most common housing style is the English Tudor, Country cottage, bungalow and new Craftsman style luxury homes. Search the MLS for the latest Winnona Park homes for sale.

Woodland Hills

This little neighborhood is located just around the corner from the Emory University & Hospital, Children's Healthcare and the CDC. Woodland Hills is bordered by Briarcliff Rd and LaVista Rd. This quiet, hilly neighborhood with primarily post-war style homes and some new construction homes and offers residents easy access to the Buckhead and Midtown Atlanta business districts as well as a peaceful setting when they come home each night. Explore Woodland Hills homes for sale.