Garmon Woods is an exclusive, sought-after neighborhood located in Atlanta’s upscale Buckhead district, between Interstate 75 and Chastain Park. It features elegant estates on larger wooded lots and streets lined with natural beauty.
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The neighborhood is almost as close to the suburban Smyrna/Vinings area in neighboring Cobb County as it is to Buckhead’s commercial district, which means twice the amount of restaurants, shops, and entertainment for residents of Garmon Woods to enjoy. Buckhead’s famed malls, Phipps Plaza and Lenox Square, attract shoppers from all over the world. Vinings features dozens of delicious restaurants, like the Old Vinings Inn, Soho Atlanta, and Figo Pasta. Garmon Woods is also close to Buckhead’s Chastain Park which has its own pool, youth sports program, golf course, tennis courts, horse park, hiking trails, and much more. It is also home to one of Atlanta’s most popular concert venues, the Chastain Amphitheater.
The average home in Garmon Woods sold for about $650,000 in 2013, but don’t let the price fool you. In addition to several traditional-style homes, like ranches and cottages, Garmon Woods is home to many historic luxury estate homes. Most of the neighborhood’s residences are situated on larger lots compared to those in other parts of Atlanta. The area is also lush with mature-growth trees that fill the immaculate yards and line the peaceful streets.
Garmon Woods Students who attend Warren T. Jackson Elementary School can practically walk to the campus that is located in the community. The other schools in the district are Sutton Middle School and North Atlanta High School. All three public schools are International Baccalaureate World Schools. Three of Atlanta’s most prestigious private schools are located just south of Garmon Woods: Westminster Schools, The Lovett School, and Pace Academy.
Life in Garmon Woods
In addition to its beautiful homes and streets, residents love Garmon Woods because it is so close to everything. Commuters who drive into Atlanta’s Downtown and Midtown districts for work have the option of taking Interstate 75, Northside Drive, or Peachtree Street to reach their destinations. From exclusive designer boutiques to big box retail stores, both Buckhead’s commercial district and Vinings are so close that you can have anything you need within a 10-minute drive. If you choose to raise your family in Garmon Woods, you are just minutes away from private and public schools that have received state and national attention for excellence.