Buckhead is one of Atlanta's most affluent and prestigious communities. Annexed into the city in 1957, it's comprised of several neighborhoods that span nearly one-fifth of the northern part of the Atlanta. Buckhead is noted for having some of Atlanta's best shopping and dining, and it's not uncommon for residents and tourists alike to... Show all »
Buckhead is one of Atlanta's most affluent and prestigious communities. Annexed into the city in 1957, it's comprised of several neighborhoods that span nearly one-fifth of the northern part of the Atlanta. Buckhead is noted for having some of Atlanta's best shopping and dining, and it's not uncommon for residents and tourists alike to spy local and national celebrities such as Elton John taking advantage of the amenities in the area. Buckhead is definitely Atlanta's first and foremost "See and Be Seen" district.
To shop, residents have a choice between fabulous Phipps Plaza and Lenox Square, both upscale shopping centers. Additionally the high end specialty boutiques in the area are endless. Everyone has their eye on this Atlanta hot spot each year as thousands of Atlanta residents gather at Lenox Square to watch Independence Day fireworks and the lighting of the Macy's Christmas Tree.
The Buckhead Life Restaurant Group is a conglomerate of 12 restaurants serving some of the best cuisine in the city. Whether you're in the mood for Asian-inspired, Greek or Southwestern, these restaurants will wow you with the superior decor, service and praiseworthy taste that you would expect from a Buckhead restaurant.
Buckhead is also home to Atlanta's best art galleries, theaters, hotels, nightclubs and parks. Serving as a cultural and social barometer for the rest of the city, it's only fitting that you'll also find the Governor's Mansion, Atlanta History Center and Atlanta Preservation Center in the area.
Students residing in the area will attend schools in the Atlanta Public Schools District. Additionally, the area is accessible to several competitive private schools. The University of Georgia's Terry College of Business is located in the heart of Buckhead and Emory University, American InterContinental University and the Savannah School of Art and Design's new Atlanta campus are all nearby.
Buckhead homes are some of the finest in the nation. Homebuyers will discover everything from stylish, sought after condominiums with infinite amenities to sprawling estates that leave passers-by speechless. Buckhead's sprawling estates and mansions are a must see item for tour buses that cruise through the Atlanta area filled with visitors. The area is ideal for families or singles that enjoy the finer things in life and want to surround themselves with luxury. From Greek Revival to European country manors, a variety of lavish styles of can be found in the area. Single family homes are available from the $250s. Condos are available from the low $100s but association fees can be steep.