Brookhaven was incorporated in 2012 and offers its residents a combination city/suburban lifestyle that appeals to young singles and families alike. Located approximately 12 miles from downtown Atlanta in Dekalb County, Brookhaven offers a wide variety of home styles and price points, upscale shopping, arts festivals, parks, fine dining and the prestigious Oglethorpe University. The affluent community is convenient to most parts of Atlanta, yet manages to maintain its historic charm.
Town Brookhaven is a state-of-the-art mixed-use development featuring anchor retail stores, restaurants and boutiques. Dining options include Noche, The Flying Biscuit Café, Bua Thai and Sushi and many others. Residents can shop at nearby Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza as well as Perimeter mall for additional convenient shopping. Valenza, CineBistro, Terra Terroir Kitchen and Bar, Haven, Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub and Café at Pharr are all popular restaurants with locals.
The Brookhaven Farmer’s Market is open spring to fall and sells locally-grown and handcrafted items. Each year, Brookhaven presents a series of major festivals including the Brookhaven Arts Festival, Brookhaven Chili Cook-off and the Brookhaven Beer Festival that attracts travelers from all over Georgia. The Cherry Blossom Festival, Halloween on the Town, Christmas Tree Lighting and City Birthday Celebration are all popular events that add to the neighborly feel of Brookhaven.
Founded in 1835, Brookhaven’s Oglethorpe University enrolls over 1,000 students representing 34 states and 28 countries and Georgia State University’s satellite campus for the Robinson College of Business MBA program is located in Brookhaven as well.
Brookhaven is a golfer’s paradise with the historic Capital City Country Club and Peachtree Golf Club within the city’s boundaries. Numerous parks and recreational facilities offer residents swimming, tennis, hiking, youth sports organizations and much more. Local recreation areas include Brookhaven, Blackburn, Lynwood, Briarwood and Murphey Candler Parks.
Variety is the best word to describe the housing options in Brookhaven. Some homes date as far back as the 1910s, but there is also plenty of new construction. Condos, townhomes, modern two-stories, mid-century ranch styles, Georgian estates and turn-of-the-century bungalows can all be found within Brookhaven’s 12 square miles, and the prices are just as varied. You might find a home here for $300,000 to up to well over $1.5 million.
DeKalb County School System operates the public schools serving Brookhaven. The public elementary schools serving the city include:
- Ashford Park Elementary
- Montclair Elementary
- Montgomery Elementary
- Kittredge Middle Magnet School
- Woodward Elementary
The public secondary schools serving the city include:
- Chamblee Charter High School
- Cross Keys High School
Private schools include:
- Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School
- St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal School
- St. Pius X Catholic High School
- Marist School
- Central location for easy commutes and quick access to midtown and Atlanta’s cultural offerings
- Wide variety of home sizes and styles from turn-of-the-century ranches to sleek new construction condos and townhomes
- Active nightlife and numerous upscale dining options
- Numerous parks with hiking, fishing, tennis, basketball and picnic opportunities
- Abundant leagues and sporting activities for kids and adults
- Year-round city-sponsored activities to bring the community together
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