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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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Plenty of landscaped greenery

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Residential homes

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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
$2,150,000
6
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
7,619
SQFT
2674 Fairoaks Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Act Now to Customize Finishes! Includes fully finished daylight basement! Stunning 2021 Custom Built Home resting on almost 1 Acre! (150 feet front X 270 feet depth) A rare find inside Atlanta! 4 Side Brick, 4 Car Garage, Open Floorplan, Elevator Ins

New Listing - 2 days online
$1,400,000
7
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,624
SQFT
2109 Clairmont Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Welcome to this expansive executive home located near Emory, CDC & new Children's Healthcare facility. Come home to a stunning wrought iron gated entry w/circular driveway, level front/backyards, 4 side brick & stone, 3 car garage, covered patio w/st

$995,000
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,800
SQFT
1366 Nelms Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Spacious newer-construction home in popular Oak Grove on almost an acre! Fantastic open living space with big rooms and high ceilings + large unfinished basement; popular 4br/3ba upstairs layout including expansive master suite; chef’s kitchen with h

$899,900
5
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,600
SQFT
1664 Colebrook Circle Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Beautiful home in the highly sought after Oak Grove community. This home has it all...spacious open concept kitchen with ample space for entertaining, private dining room, living area, home office and guest bedroom on the main. Additionally, the leve

$799,900
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,500
SQFT
3146 Sprucewood Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Sought after new construction RANCH home with a side entry garage, step-less access, flat driveway and level front yard. This stunning custom quality home has features galore with so many upgrades! 4 Bedrooms 3.5 baths, large gourmet kitchen and brea

New Listing - 3 weeks online
$799,000
5
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,620
SQFT
1635 Spruce Valley Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

RENOVATED with CARRIAGE HOUSE (includes 2 separate apts)!! Home has been taken to the studs and totally redone. Dream home with open concept. Large island with seating. All new stainless appliances including refrigerator + washer/ dryer. Both apts ar

Price Change - a week ago
$765,000
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,797
SQFT
2626 Danforth Lane Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

Don't miss this amazing home in the highly sought-after Oak Grove/Decatur area! This beautiful five bedroom, four full and two half bath home sits on a quiet cul-de-sac street. The beautiful two-story foyer features detailed moldings and gorgeous tri

$759,900
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,390
SQFT
2239 Chestnut Pass Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

New Construction in Sagamore Hills! The Callanwolde floor plan offers the ultimate in open concept living! As you enter this executive home, you are greeted with 10' ceilings, a beautiful entry foyer and a spacious, open flexible space which can serv

New Listing - 6 days online
$750,000
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,977
SQFT
2174 Spring Creek Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

Prepare to be WOWED! This California Mid-Century Modern atomic ranch will knock your socks off. Undeniably authentic and architecturally significant - 2174 Spring Creek Road is truly a must see! Step inside and you are immediately drawn to the expose

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$749,000
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,800
SQFT
1145 Waldorfs Court Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active Under Contract

Meticulously maintained 5 bedroom 4.5 bath traditional home, first time on the market, original owner. The home is perfectly situated on a cul-de-sac and has a wonderful flow. You will love the open concept main-level with a beautiful chefs kitchen t

$726,139
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,084
SQFT
Dumont Place #66 - 1132 Provence Lane Decatur, GA 30033
Townhouse For Sale
- Pending

The Addison Model home, exquisitely & expertly designed End Unit with luxury appointments throughout. At the terrace level Guest Retreat enjoy the media/bonus room w/ wet bar cabinetry, floating shelves, sink & a KitchenAid mini fridge. The 15ft expa

New Listing - 4 weeks online
$715,000
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,300
SQFT
776 Sunnybrook Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Brand new construction in the Medlock Park area on a corner lot!!! Come pick out the final color of the exterior of the home and a few final finishes. Step inside this beautiful home that features hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and a nic

New Listing - 4 weeks online
$699,900
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,001
SQFT
676 Webster Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Bright, Airy and Stunning. This immaculate home is a one of a kind designer's dream come true. From the soaring ceilings with exposed beams to the light and open floor plan and all the highest end finishes, every detail has been considered. The huge

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$664,900
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,856
SQFT
1125 Blackshear Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Your dream home just hit the market! This beautiful, two story home has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bath with lots of windows which allows for natural lighting. The main level has an open floor plan with hardwood floors and includes a living room with a beaut

New Listing - 3 weeks online
$660,000
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,500
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2006 Attell Way Decatur, GA 30033
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

WALK OR BIKE TO EMORY/CDC - CONVENIENT NEW TOWNHOME COMMUNITY, THE MEWS AT NORTH DECATUR - END UNIT WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE TO RESTAURANTS & SHOPS/ SPACIOUS OPEN-CONCEPT TOWNHOME WITH HIGH CEILINGS, HARDWOOD FLOORS/SEPARATE PORCH AND SUNROOM OFF FULL

$650,000
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,889
SQFT
2011 Mason Mill Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

This charming John Willis home features classic styling and traditional design details throughout including gleaming hardwood floors on the main level, beautiful millwork and trim, and plantation shutters. A thoughtfully conceived open main level pro

$631,060
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,521
SQFT
1221 Hampton Park Road Decatur, GA 30033
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

To be built single family located in Parkside at Mason Mill. Move in ready as soon as Oct/Dec 2021. The Treyburn offers a true open Layout perfect for entertaining w/large kitchen, dinning room, gathering room &screened porch. Backyard faces tree buf

$614,913
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,515
SQFT
1925 Prospect Park Decatur, GA 30033
Condo For Sale
- Pending

Parkside at Mason Mill Showcases a stunning collection of beautifully crafted new townhomes and single-family homes for sale in North Decatur. The Carver three-story townhome at Parkside at Mason Mill features 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms with plenty

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$610,255
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,500
SQFT
1956 Attell Way Decatur, GA 30033
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

Stunning and sophisticated new construction townhome ready late Summer, early Fall with three bedrooms on upper floor and full private guest retreat on bottom floor. This end-unit townhome comes with spacious open concept and hardwoods throughout mai

New Listing - a week online
$606,575
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,500
SQFT
685 Brennan Drive Decatur, GA 30033
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

Gorgeous new construction townhome ready this Fall on an end-unit with a dual owner's suite upstairs and full guest suite on bottom floor. Grand open concept on main floor, perfect for entertaining with beautiful white kitchen with sleek quartz count

 

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