If you’re looking for a place to live that is so close to Buckhead’s famous shopping, dining, and nightlife you can walk, you won’t find a better neighborhood than Peachtree Park. The small, private community of around 550 homes sits between Georgia 400 and Piedmont Road and is considered a top place to live for young families and professionals who work in Buckhead’s commercial district and the Atlanta Financial Center.
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Peachtree Park is so quiet and peaceful that you’d never know it is surrounded by world-famous restaurants and shopping malls. Residents can safely reach the luxurious Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza malls by a bridge that leads from the neighborhood and helps keep pedestrians separate from Buckhead’s busy roads. The designer boutiques in these malls are one reason many people refer to Buckhead as the “Beverly Hills of the South.” Restaurants and nightclubs like the Buckhead Diner, Havana Club, BrickTops, and Kyma are also within a short walk or car ride from Peachtree Park. Residents can also head a few miles south on Piedmont Road to reach several popular Midtown attractions like Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
You can find a home in Peachtree Park for as low as $450,000 or as high as $1 million, depending on what you are looking for. Styles range from traditional two-story modern homes to Colonial Revivals. While the neighborhood has been around for nearly a century, it still has a great deal of new construction scattered throughout its 13 tree-lined streets.
On any given day, you will dozens of children of all ages playing in their yards or along the streets in Peachtree Park. That’s because the coveted school district makes the neighborhood a sought-after home for families. Atlanta Public Schools serve the students in the area. They will attend Garden Hills Elementary School, Sutton Middle School, and the award-winning North Atlanta High School. Many prominent publications have named North Atlanta as one of the top high schools In the United States. Buckhead is also rich with top private educational institutions like Galloway School and Pace Academy.
Life in Peachtree Park
Peachtree Park is definitely one of Atlanta’s most active communities. The Peach Tree Park Civic Association ensures the neighborhood stays safe and beautiful with security programs and local green space maintenance. It even helps to organize neighborhood events like 5K runs, live music, Halloween festivals, and block parties. Peachtree Park also has its own playground and walking trail. With so many activities taking place inside the community and so many things to do just outside of it, residents could go days or weeks without needing to use a car.