Buckhead Heights is a small but well-to-do piece of Atlanta real estate located close to Phipps Plaza and Lenox Square Mall. Four roads make up the real estate boundaries of Buckhead Heights: Pritchard Way NE, Roxboro Road, East Paces Ferry Road and Oak Valley Road. The neighborhood represents a tiny section of the greater Buckhead area, which is often referred to as the Beverly Hills of Atlanta. Luxury homes are common in Buckhead, and Buckhead Heights includes high-rise apartments reflecting this luxurious theme.
This is not the place to relocate if you wish to find cheap rentals or inexpensive homes for sale. The median home value in Buckhead Heights is $250,200 and can reach $1,000,000 or higher. A median monthly rent payment in the neighborhood is just under $1,800. Many Buckhead Heights rentals have utilities included in the monthly payment. Slightly more residents rent than own here, with 54 percent living in rentals and 46 percent living in their privately owned homes. Residents of Buckhead Heights properties enjoy a much lower crime rate than other areas of Atlanta.
Condo options abound in Buckhead Heights and most are in high-rise or mid-rise buildings. Common building amenities include deck parking, media and conference rooms, fitness centers and outdoor living areas complete with pool and hot tub. Inside 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, you will find high-end appliances, luxury surfaces, real hardwood floors and skyline views. Pet friendly apartments are relatively easy to find in Buckhead Heights, although you can expect to pay an additional security deposit for having a dog or cat.
Neighbors in Buckhead Heights homes will represent all age groups, as the real estate demographics for the area are evenly spread from age 25 to 65-plus. Children living in Buckhead Heights can attend some of the top public schools serving the area. This includes the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, Smith Elementary School, Sutton Middle School and North Atlanta High.
Shopping enthusiasts are drawn to homes in Buckhead Heights because of the easy access to high-end retailers at Phipps Plaza, Lenox Square and other shopping centers. Nearby stores include:
- Saks Fifth Avenue
- Tiffany & Co.
- Cole Haan
- Michael Kors
- Ralph Lauren
- Louis Vitton
- Neiman Marcus
Because all Buckhead Heights properties are in such a tiny area, it has a high walkability score. Condo residents find that walking can be a convenient way to take care of daily errands. Note that the neighborhood’s bike score is much lower, due to the high traffic volume and lack of bike lanes. Buckhead Heights enjoys good public transportation access, with multiple MARTA bus stops along Lenox Road and Lenox Station located across from its southwestern corner. Catch the MARTA gold train there to reach northern suburbs or head south to the airport. If you prefer to drive yourself, Buckhead Heights has easy access to major interstates and good parking options.
Lenox Marketplace makes up the northeastern corner of Buckhead Heights real estate and includes the following major retailers:
- Dick’s Sporting Goods
- Neiman Marcus Last Call
- UPS Store
Dining options in the Buckhead Heights area range from simple sandwiches at Subway to elegant Italian cuisine at St. Cecilia on Peachtree Road. Lenox Square Mall and Phipps Plaza have food courts offering a wide variety of international and American fare. Lenox Square offers several sit-down restaurant chains, such as The Cheesecake Factory and California Pizza Kitchen. Additional restaurants near Buckhead Heights include True Food Kitchen, Lenox Road Bar & Grill and Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi.
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