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Hanover West

Hanover West is an intimate west Buckhead community with around 100 homes. It sits along Peachtree Creek, just north of Defoors Ferry Road and west of the Cross Creek Golf Club. The family-oriented neighborhood is just minutes away from coveted public and private schools. At the heart of the community is the Hanover West Club where neighbors of all ages can get to know each other through various activities held throughout the year.

Things to Do

While Hanover West is less than 10 minutes away from some of Atlanta’s most popular attractions, the neighborhood features many things to do without leaving the area. It has its own pool and newly refinished tennis courts, as well as its own garden club. Several popular Atlanta restaurants are located a few minutes north of the neighborhood, such as Local Three Kitchen & Bar, OK Cafe, Blue Ridge Grill, and Flying Biscuit. For a chance to shop at world-famous boutiques, head a few miles east into Buckhead’s commercial district to check out Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza malls. Drive a few minutes to the southeast of Hanover West, and you’re in Atlanta’s Midtown district which is home to attractions like the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and the High Museum of Art.

Real Estate

Homes in Hanover West tend to be a little more expensive than those in other Atlanta neighborhoods. In 2013, the average residence sold for about $1.4 million. Because the neighborhood is small, it can be hard to find homes for sale here, so when one become available, buyers tend to dive right in with an offer. Built in 1960, Hanover West is also considered to be one of Atlanta’s newer communities, so many of the houses have traditional, mid-century appeal, but there is also a great deal of newer construction from the 1990s and 2000s.


One of the biggest reasons why people choose to call Hanover West home is the proximity to Atlanta’s finest schools. Whether your child attends public or private institutions, rest assured that he or she will receive an excellent education. All of the public schools in the district are International Baccalaureate World Schools. They are Morris Brandon Elementary School, Sutton Middle School, and North Atlanta High School. Should you choose to send your child to private school, there are several options in the area, including The Galloway School and Westminster Schools.

Life in Hanover West

Hanover West may be small, but it’s the perfect place to build big memories with your family. You can get involved with neighborhood social activities or travel into Buckhead, Midtown, or even nearby Vinings for entertainment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else in the Southeast. Hanover West is also very convenient to Interstate 75 which means your family is also just a quick drive away from a weekend in Chattanooga, a camping trip in the North Georgia Mountains, or a day at Lake Allatoona.