If you are looking for an actual Atlanta address, the city’s Buckhead district is the place to be. Located just north of Midtown and south of Sandy Springs, the affluent area is home to exciting shopping and nightlife, beautiful estate homes, and even its own business district. For this reason, Atlanta residents of all ages and lifestyles choose to call Buckhead home.

Local Attractions

One thing is certain: there are plenty of things to do in Buckhead without ever leaving the neighborhood. Two of its most famous attractions are Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza malls. People come from all over the country to shop in boutiques like Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Tiffany’s, Burberry, and Cartier. This is why many people call Buckhead the “Beverly Hills of the South.” After a day of shopping, you will want to enjoy a nice meal, and there are dozens of restaurants to choose from. Some local favorites are Chops Lobster Bar, Atlanta Fish Market, and Restaurant Eugene. You might also want to spend a night on the town dancing, having drinks with friends, or listening to live music at a place like Havana Club, Cafe Tu Tu Tango, Black Bear Tavern, or Tongue & Groove. If you prefer to spend your weekends outdoors, the 320-acre Chastain Memorial Park is a great place to play tennis, golf, swim, or watch the kids play youth sports. It even has its own amphitheater where you can catch a concert under the stars. The 199-acre Atlanta Memorial Park is home to the world-famous Bitsy Grant Tennis Center and Bobby Jones Golf Course.

Real Estate

Buckhead is often considered one of the most affluent communities in the United States and definitely within the Atlanta area. The average Buckhead home sells for about $800,000 though you can easily find residences for as low as $400,000 or as high as $2 million plus. Buckhead is also home to many high-rise condos. Many of the homes and estates in Buckhead sit on large, wooded lots with mature trees, on winding roads that make you forget you are actually in the middle of Atlanta. Popular neighborhoods in the community include Ardmore Park, Argonne Forest, Collier Hills, Garden Hills, Chastain Park, Peachtree Heights, Kingswood, Wildwood, and Tuxedo Park.


While Buckhead may seem like the ideal place for a young professional, families flock to the area to take advantage of the award-winning Atlanta Public Schools that serve the neighborhood. Schools like Sarah Smith Elementary, Warren T. Jackson Elementary, and North Atlanta High School have all received state and national recognition for excellence. For those who prefer private education, Buckhead is also home to some of the country’s most exclusive institutions, such as Westminster Schools and Pace Academy.

The Lifestyle

If you are looking for upscale living, you can’t find anything much grander than Buckhead. Its beautiful homes, exclusive amenities, and world-famous reputation attract those who appreciate the finer things in life. Its schools and nightlife also attract young singles and young families who are looking for a place to start their lives.

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Market Snapshot

The average sales price for a home in Buckhead $1,060,752
Buckhead Home Prices compared to the rest of North Atlanta +140.7%
The year over year change in Buckhead home prices 0.8%