Pine Hills is a small neighborhood nestled between Lenox Road and Buford Highway. It’s so close to Buckhead that residents can walk to some of the area’s most beloved amenities, and it’s also just minutes from Brookhaven and Midtown. Many families choose to call Pine Hills home because it sits in the coveted Sarah Smith Elementary School district.
Things to Do
Pine Hills is something of a swim and tennis community which is why the Roxboro Valley Association Pool and Tennis Club is popular with residents. It features a heated pool, baby pool, lighted tennis courts, picnic pavilions, and shower facilities. The neighborhood also has its own Birdhaven Garden Club which has been active for over 50 years. Golfers delight in their proximity to some of Atlanta’s finest clubs. The historic Capital City Country Club is located just north of Pine Hills in Brookhaven. Buckhead’s popular retail and entertainment district is practically within walking distance of Pine Hills. This includes two of Atlanta’s most beloved malls, Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, and popular restaurants like Twist and Houston’s.
Step or drive into Pine Hills, and you’ll realize where it gets its name. The winding, hilly roads and wooded lots are lined with Georgia’s famous tall pines which gives the neighborhood a park-like atmosphere. The style of homes scattered throughout the neighborhood is as unique as Pine Hills itself. On one corner, you might find a spacious ranch-style house built in the 1960s next to traditional two-story brick built last year. In 2013, the average sales price for residences in Pine Hills was just over $500,000.
Because Pine Hills is located in both the city of Atlanta and DeKalb County, children will attend different school systems, depending on their area of the neighborhood. On the Atlanta side, students attend the award-winning Sarah Smith Elementary School, Sutton Middle School, and North Atlanta High School. On the DeKalb side, student will attend Woodward Elementary School, Sequoyah Middle School, and Cross Keys High School. Many prestigious private schools are also located in the area, including Atlanta International School and Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School. As for higher education, both Emory University and Oglethorpe University are both just minutes from Pine Hills.
Life in Pine Hills
Pine Hills was once an old dairy farm, but today it is the ultimate example of a neighborhood where the urban life meets the suburbs. From the large, wooded lots perfect for a game of catch to the nationally-recognized schools that will prepare your child for the future, it’s also a great place to raise a family.