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Emory-druid hills atlanta real estate

Picture yourself on a relaxing afternoon stroll along winding streets and lush, wooded landscapes, all the while being enveloped by a feeling that hearkens back to the city’s rich past. Located just 5 miles northeast of Downtown, Druid Hills was one of Atlanta’s first and finest suburbs, famous at the time for its innovation in suburban design and now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It’s also well-rooted in the world of research and academia, thanks to the prestigious Emory University and affiliate institutions like the CDC and the American Cancer Society in town. As one of Atlanta’s most affluent neighborhoods, Emory-Druid Hills is the kind of place that takes you away from the urban noise and chaos, towards a more serene escape for your senses.

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POPULAR PROPERTY STYLES: HISTORIC GEORGIANS

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Academics, researchers, college students

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what to expect

Plenty of landscaped greenery

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Residential homes

the lifestyle

Affluent

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Highrises, nightlife

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The Victorian Mansions

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Druid Hills: An Architect’s Work of Art

Druid Hills has quite the bragging rights to add to its already-impressive reputation: the deliberate streetscapes and beautiful open spaces of the neighborhood were envisioned by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, who famously designed the grounds of the United States Capitol in Washington, DC and arguably one of the most famous parks in the world, Central Park in New York, among others. You’ll find in Druid Hills some of the finest displays of residential architecture in Georgia, for which there are even public tours to showcase these elegant examples of real estate and exquisitely-landscaped gardens, as well as providing history lessons about the area. It’s a little-known fact that those who helped bring Olmsted’s vision of Druid Hills come to life at the turn of the 20th century would later be inspired to shape other neighborhoods of the same caliber, such as Ansley Park and Morningside, both adjacent to Piedmont Park, to name a few.

Things to See in Emory-Druid Hills

The entire neighborhood of Emory-Druid Hills encompasses plenty of green spaces for everyone (or perhaps it’s the other way around). The 65-acre old-growth Fernbank Forest and the Druid Hills Golf Club, for example make for different types of green, but still take up a large area of the neighborhood. There’s also the Fernbank Museum of Natural History and the Fernbank Science Center, both of which are popular educational institutions for younger students. In town are cultural institutions that give a good balance to all that nature, such as the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, where visual, literary and performing arts classes and workshops are offered, and the Michael C. Carlos Museum, which houses impressive exhibits of world artifacts ranging from prehistory to classical periods.

emory-druid hills atlanta homes for sale or rent

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New Listing - 3 weeks online
$950,000
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
3,870
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2969 Lavista Court Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Estate home in Lakeside HS on quiet street with close proximity to highways, Emory, CDC. Options abound with a potential in-law suite on the terrace level and a main floor den (or 6th bedroom) with full bath. You'll love entertaining on the covered p

Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$894,900
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,100
SQFT
2 Downing Lane Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

New construction in sought after Lakeside High School and Briarlake Elem. This modern open floor plan offers ample space for entertaining. Come and see why this home will sell itself. From the spacious kitchen with quartz countertops, high end app

$849,000
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,150
SQFT
1756 Briarlake Circle Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Gorgeous new construction in highly desirable Lakeside High School District on half acre lot and quiet Cul de Sac street! All new 4 bedroom, 3 bath on full unfinished basement in wonderful Briarlake neighborhood. Inviting front porch with cedar colum

$795,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,090
SQFT
2075 Mason Mill Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

This well-designed 4 BR, 3.5BA, brick home, has it all---curb appeal galore, gorgeous h/woods and millwork, fab landscaping, private backyard, quick access to the PATH, beautiful family room/kitchen w f/plc and floor to ceiling windows overlooking fi

Open House 01/09 at 11AM
$790,989
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,655
SQFT
1436 Silverleaf Trail Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

New construction in Oak Grove/Sagamore Hills! The Alston flrpln offers dual Owner’s suites w/one on the main. The gorgeous kitchen is loaded w/cabinetry, SS appliances, quartz cntrtps all while overlooking the open flrpln concept. Retreat to one of t

$775,000
6
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,653
SQFT
2345 Massey Lane Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Large Gorgeous 4 sided brick home in sought after Oak Grove Elem! Private cul-de-sac street in a perfect location! Interior Freshly Painted! Full daylight basement with additional fire side family room and bedroom and bath. Open floor plan with 2 st

Open House 01/09 at 11AM
$770,878
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,452
SQFT
2243 Chestnut Pass Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

New construction in Oak Grove/Sagamore Hills! The Callanwolde flrpln offers the ultimate in open concept living! The gorgeous kitchen is loaded w/cabinetry, SS appliances, quartz cntrtps all while overlooking the open flrpln concept. Retreat to the O

Open House 01/09 at 11AM
$750,626
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,452
SQFT
2239 Chestnut Pass Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

New construction in Oak Grove/Sagamore Hills! The Callanwolde flrpln offers the ultimate in open concept living! The gorgeous kitchen is loaded w/cabinetry, SS appliances, quartz cntrtps all while overlooking the open flrpln concept. Retreat to the O

$725,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,740
SQFT
2586 Oak Crossing Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Lovely brick home on a cul de sac in desired location of Decatur! Offering lots of natural light, this home boasts a chandeliered foyer opening to a formal living room/a dining room/office/library/a newly remodeled kitchen w/Bosch dual convection ove

$725,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,937
SQFT
2063 Mason Mill Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
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Exquisite Brick Home in Quaint Award Winning n'hood. Prime lot overlooking n'hood green space. 5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths home in Prime: Emory/CDC/VA Hospital, 2 central parks, easy access to walking path/biking trail. Floor plan is ideal for entertaini

$725,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,292
SQFT
2294 Leafmore Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Stunning Renovation! Fantastic open flow. Enormous Chef’s Kitchen - Master Suite with Spa-like bath - Multiple living spaces including Finished Terrace Level. Taken down to the studs and beautifully expanded to include two additions, vaulted ceili

New Listing - 4 weeks online
$700,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,454
SQFT
2019 Mason Mill Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Located in picturesque Emory Parc Manor, this brick-and-stone home invites with a charming brick front porch. The foyer is flanked by a study with a transom-topped French door with exposed brick and an elegant dining room with board and batten wainsc

Price Change - 4 days ago
$674,191
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,521
SQFT
1189 Hampton Park Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Very sought after Treyburn plan ready for August move in! This 3 bedroom and 3.5 bath with an open main living floorplan has beautiful designer finishes. Ownera???s suite includes a very spacious lounge area, covered porch with private views, soaker

$650,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,267
SQFT
3040 Frazier Way Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Almost new, move-in ready 5 bedroom & 4.5 bath home | 3 sides brick + hardiplank | Ideal location - walkable, intown living with the space of a suburban home | Super convenient to Emory & CDC | Upgrades galore - beautiful details including moulding,

Price Change - 4 days ago
$649,332
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1
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1249 Hampton Park Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Very sought after 3 bed, 3.5 bath Treyburn home is ready now! This open main living floorplan includes hardwoods throughout entire home, an owners suite w/ a lounge area, covered porch & a beautiful bathroom w/ soaker tub. Enjoy the oversized patio &

Price Change - 4 days ago
$649,200
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,521
SQFT
1257 Hampton Park Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Very sought after 3 bed, 3.5 bath Treyburn home is ready now! This open main living floorplan includes hardwoods throughout entire home, an owners suite w/ a lounge area, covered porch & a beautiful bathroom w/ soaker tub. Enjoy the oversized patio &

Price Change - 9 hours ago
$639,900
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,709
SQFT
847 N Superior Avenue Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Newly Renovated Mid-Century Ranch on one level, beautifully envisioned w a distinctly modern flavor, boasts light-filled functional spaces for everyday living + can accommodate large gatherings for seamless indoor/outdoor entertaining. You'll love th

Price Change - 4 days ago
$639,221
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1
SQFT
1253 Hampton Park Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Very sought after Treyburn plan ready for July! This 3 bedroom and 3.5 bath with an open main living floor plan has beautiful designer finishes. Owners suite includes spacious lounge and a covered porch with private views. Parkside at Mason Mill is n

$599,900
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,800
SQFT
1536 Lavista Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

New construction custom home opportunity in Oak Grove for under $600,000. This home will feature 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms on a large private wooded lot. Located right next to Vista Grove shopping center with restaurants, shops, playground and par

$599,200
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,848
SQFT
1693 Hudson Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Stunning modern contemporary new construction home with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Home has two car garage with mudroom. Kitchen is open to living room with modern fireplace. Great location near CDC, Emory, VA, downtown and so much more!

 

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