Atlanta Luxury Homes
Atlanta’s luxury market is unique to any other major city in the US due to the fact that it comprises such a vast area. Just north of downtown, we have one of Atlanta’s most prestigious luxury markets - Buckhead. This neighborhood is composed of highrises, exclusive townhomes, one-of-a-kind Georgian and neoclassical homes, as well as many mansions from the 1950s and 1960s complete with meticulously manicured lawns. Those who know Washington, D.C., might think of Buckhead as the Georgetown of Georgia.
As you wind your way south on Peachtree the highrises become taller and the hustle and bustle greater and you enter Midtown. You may lose the well-regarded appeal of luxury mansions on lush lawns, however you gain the admired ease of concierges, gate keepers, and an undeniable excitement from the thriving businesses that call Midtown home. This diverse neighborhood is full of older homes, newer condominiums, lofts and warehouse apartments. It’s the ideal spot for the corporate executive wanting the convenience of work, play and home all within a block.
As you take a relaxing stroll east through Piedmont Park may end up in the first residential area north of downtown – Ansley Park. With its varied architectural styles, Ansley Park has evolved into one of the city's premier residential areas. It offers winding streets, peaceful parks and an eclectic collection of vintage homes. From Craftsman-style bungalows to Italian-style villas and English country houses, Ansley Park is a true gem amongst the highrises. With easy access to I-75/85 the luxury home buyer is welcomed to the best of all worlds.
However, if “ITP” is not your cup of tea (Inside The Perimeter), then journey north on 400 to the suburbs. Just a short trip north and you will encounter one of Atlanta’s most esteemed suburb communities, Alpharetta. Alpharetta is home to top ranking schools, upscale shopping, and five-star dining. Some of the most elite developments in metro Atlanta, including Country Club of the South, Atlanta National, White Columns, and The Manor have made Alpharetta what it is today. These luxury-gated communities are home to several sports stars, high-profile executives and celebrities.
Atlanta’s other most prestigious suburban area is Marietta, just northwest of the city. Today the town’s neighborhoods feature antebellum and Victorian homes, mixed with stately columned traditional homes. Marietta is home to the highly-regarded Atlanta Country Club and Marietta Country Club offering championship golf courses sprinkled with Georgia mansions. While Marietta still offers a small town Southern atmosphere, it will soon be home to the next most populous business arena aside from Atlanta. The town itself is a cultural area complete with high end boutiques, historic buildings, award winning school system and Theatre in the Square.
While Atlanta may not rank up there with a New York City or Rodeo Drive, it does have a fabulous luxury home market and is becoming more of an international city with an abundance of entrepreneurial opportunities all the time. Hartsfield Airport is the busiest airport in the world. Successful businessman are moving themselves and families in and around Atlanta, making Atlanta rank 10th in the nation in number of households (43,000) with after-tax annual income of $150,000 or more. Atlanta's very strong population growth over the last 25 years, plus the geographic size of the market, has created many opportunities and is the result of having a tremendous growth economy.