Sandy Springs is a newly incorporated city in Fulton County located just 15 miles north of the City of Atlanta. It is named for the Sandy Springs which still exist in the city today as a protected historic site. With an estimated population of more than 85,000, Sandy Springs is Georgia's seventh-largest city. Sandy Springs is...
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Sandy Springs is a newly incorporated city in Fulton County located just 15 miles north of the City of Atlanta. It is named for the Sandy Springs which still exist in the city today as a protected historic site. With an estimated population of more than 85,000, Sandy Springs is Georgia's seventh-largest city. Sandy Springs is accessible by Georgia 400 and Interstate 285. Major surface streets such as Sandy Springs Road, Johnson Ferry Road, and Glenridge Drive provide great alternatives to the interstate. Additionally, MARTA and the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority offer transportation alternatives for residents of Sandy Springs.
Shopping, dining and entertainment are just around the corner. The popular City Walk shopping center offers residents the best shops and restaurants without having to leave city limits. And when they're in the mood, just minutes away Buckhead awaits with upscale shopping and distinctive dining options.
Though very much a bustling city, Sandy Springs offers a number of places for residents to relax with their families. The city's 11 parks feature acres of greenspace. Families will enjoy tennis courts, playgrounds, baseball fields, golf courses and more. The Chattahoochee National Recreation Area offers fishing, rafting, hiking and picnicking. Big Trees Forest Preserve offers 1.5 miles of trails, creeks and bridges for quiet nature walks and relaxation in a peaceful forest atmosphere. Community events such as the Taste of Sandy Springs, the Sandy Springs Festival and various concerts allow families to mingle with other residents in the area.
Students in Sandy Springs will attend Fulton County Public Schools. The system is one of the oldest school systems in Georgia and serves Fulton County residents residing outside of Atlanta city limits. Both the students and faculty at Sandy Springs Middle School have received numerous awards and the school has been recognized as a Georgia School of Excellence twice. North Springs High School, located in the heart of Sandy Springs has been recognized as a Georgia School of Excellence, US News & World Report Outstanding American High School, and a Newsweek Magazine Top 500 High School, amongst other honors.
Sandy Springs is one of metro Atlanta's most affluent residential communities. Whether you're interested in exquisite single-family homes or a luxury high-rise condominium Sandy Springs has something for the privileged buyer who desires upscale living.
If you've ever dreamed of living in a Chattahoochee river-front mansion, then Sandy Springs would make a perfect home. Breathtaking estate homes are common to the area. Antebellum and Craftsman style residences are a must-see. Sandy Springs neighborhoods are elegant and refined making the area one of the most sought-after in the Atlanta area for upscale living. But like many communities in the metropolitan area, while homes in this magnificent community are valued at over $3 million, you don't have to be a millionaire to live here. Great deals area available starting in the $180s.