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Top 6 Wealthiest Communities in Atlanta

Buckhead is one of Atlanta’s wealthiest communities

The communities listed below are some of the best places to live not only in Atlanta, but in the entire United States.

If you are looking for the perfect luxury home for sale in Atlanta, GA, find it in the following top 6 wealthiest communities:

  1. Decatur

    Ranked as the #1 best place to live in Georgia by community ranking website, Decatur has a charming small-town atmosphere combined with urban comforts. The neighborhood has a rich history, incredible dining and shopping options, and a great progressive vibe.

    Decatur occupies just a little over four square miles, but its lively downtown has a plethora of critically acclaimed restaurants including The White Bull, Leon’s Full Service, No. 246, Chai Pani, Kimball House, and The Iberian Pig.

    The community offers a wide variety of housing options. You’ll find historic single-family homes from the early 20th century to recently renovated Craftsman bungalows, Federals, and Colonial Revivals. There are also plenty of new construction homes in the area.

    With so many things going for it, Decatur is a highly desirable neighborhood for everyone—young professionals, families, and retirees.

  2. Buckhead

    There is no community quite as lavish in Buckhead. It has some of the most beautiful mansions for sale in Atlanta and is a favorite among the city’s elite.

    It also boasts a sizable entertainment district with an array of fine dining establishments and upscale shopping malls. The high-end Lenox Square Mall has a valet and offers luxe wear from brands like Salvatore Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Prada, Tory Burch, and the like.

    Buckhead’s 268-acre Chastain Park is another gem. In addition to tennis courts, baseball fields, and the like, it has its own golf course and a private horse park. Chastain Park is considered the centerpiece of this elegant neighborhood.

  3. Druid Hills

    Druid Hills is a picturesque community with canopied walkways, beautiful homes, and idyllic parks. It is a wonderful escape from the bustle of the modern world. The community was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the man behind Central Park and Biltmore Estate.

    Find mansions in styles like Italian Renaissance, grand Tudor, late 19th century Victorian, and Georgian. Revel in the community’s pleasantly nostalgic Old World feel.

    Druid Hills is home to institutions such as the Fernbank museums, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Emory University, and the Centers for Disease Control. There are great green destinations as well like the Lullwater House and Preserve.

    As Atlanta’s first suburb, having been developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Druid Hills is designated a National Register district.

  4. Morningside

    This photo of a 5-bedroom home for sale captures Morningside’s lush surroundings

    Also known as Morningside/Lenox Park, this affluent community is one of the region’s most walkable neighborhoods.

    Stroll through the tree-lined streets and enjoy the vast open green spaces and lively shopping and dining district. The area hosts regular festivals and celebrations, as well as Morningside Farmers Market every Saturday.

    You will be spoiled with the housing options in Morningside. From an array of historic homes on sprawling estates to restored homes in a variety of styles like Tudor and Craftsman, there is something to suit every taste.

  5. Inman Park

    The first planned residential suburb in Atlanta continues to be one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city. Inman Park is filled with Victorian homes and tree-lined streets.

    It has gorgeous green spaces like Esther Peachy Lefevre Park and Springvale Park, great concert venues, and unique culinary destinations.

    The neighborhood is best personified by the lively and eclectic Inman Park Festival, which is held every year during the last full weekend in April. Everything from music, to a street parade, to costumed performers, and activities especially designed for kids fill the streets of this scenic neighborhood.

  6. Midtown

    An active arts and business district, Midtown is located right in the heart of Atlanta. It is one of the city’s best urban neighborhoods because of its exceptional shopping and dining spots. Housing options are wide-ranging as well, from Contemporary single-family homes to spacious condos.

    Residents of Midtown enjoy plenty of leisure and entertainment options in and around the area, such as the High Museum of Art, SCAD, the Atlanta Botanical Garden, and a number of community festivals like Music Midtown.

Are you ready to move to one of these incredible Atlanta communities? Let’s find your dream home together! I’ll help you explore the best of these neighborhoods have to offer. Call me, Natalie Gregory, at 404.550.5113 or email Natalie(dotted)Gregory(at)Compass(dotted)com to get started.

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