Capitol View Manor properties are located in Southwest Atlanta and are treated to a beautiful view of the city’s capitol building. The charming neighborhood is sandwiched between the Metropolitan Parkway on the west and Interstate 85 on the east, making for an easy commute into the city. Both Atlanta Technical College and Atlanta Metropolitan State College lie to the south of Capitol View Manor though it is not necessarily a popular spot for college students to call home. The community is listed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its beautifully preserved architecture.
Most homes in Capitol View Manor were built from the 1920s through the 1950s. Common styles of houses in the area include:
Brick single family homes are prominent throughout the community. The same developer that created Morningside and Virginia Highland also designed Capitol View Manor, so the home styles and neighborhood configuration are similar. While most homes have completed interior renovations, many homeowners have chosen to preserve exteriors to maintain historic features. New construction communities in the areas just outside of Capitol View Manor offer a stark contrast to the small and quaint properties within the neighborhood.
There are 672 residents in Capitol View Manor and the median age is 35. The median household income earned is $44,717 and 72 percent of residents own their homes instead of renting. The median home sales price in Capitol View Manor is $185,000. Most homes are listed within the community between $150,000 and $250,000 but a smaller home without many renovations may be listed under $150k.
Rental apartments are hard to find in the community since the neighborhood is mostly houses. However, the 28 percent of residents who do rent properties usually rent homes or private rooms in the area. The median monthly rent in Capitol View Manor is $1,350. Potential residents who are interested in renting apartments may need to venture to neighboring communities. Manor III Apartments is located southeast of the neighborhood and Capitol View Apartments is a complex northwest of Capitol View Manor.
The suburbs of Capitol View Manor do not offer many dining options except a few fast-food chains to the north, including Subway, Wings & Seafood and GQ’s Barbeque. Grocery stores are also not available in the community. Corner Grocery is a small convenience store on the east side that residents can visit for limited items but most residents visit West End, Adair Park or other neighboring communities to shop. For extensive dining options or for boutique shopping, residents can easily travel into downtown Atlanta using Interstate 85 or the Metropolitan Parkway.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is a bus and train service with many routes that connects downtown Atlanta and its surrounding neighborhoods. Capitol View Manor is home to several MARTA stations and most are located on Metropolitan Parkway or McDaniel Street. Passengers can pick up the 95 or 155 bus routes at these stations and travel into the city.
The Atlanta BeltLine is a series of connecting trails and streetcar rails that travels through 45 of the city’s neighborhoods. The BeltLine intersects with Capitol View Manor by the Metropolitan Parkway, then continues north of Erin Avenue while running south of University Avenue. The trail then eventually connects with the High Point Estates neighborhood. There are not many bike lanes available in the community so residents can enjoy biking or jogging safely on the trail and can use it to visit neighboring communities.
The neighborhood is not known as a walkable community since there are not many establishments within walking distance. While there are public transportation options in Capitol View Manor, about 80 percent of residents drive their own cars to commute or visit other areas of the city.
Emma Millican Park is located within the perimeter of Capitol View Manor on Deckner Avenue and offers a half-mile scenic walking trail through luscious greenspace. The park also includes a large children’s playground, pavilions and grills.
The Metropolitan Library is a new construction building now open to residents in Capitol View Manor. The library branch offers classes and events for both adults and children, such as Mindful Eating and Rock Painting.
Properties in Capitol View Manor are zoned for Atlanta Public Schools. Children who attend public school go to:
- Perkerson Elementary School
- Sylvan Hills Middle School
- Carver High School
Both elementary and middle public school options have low ratings while Carver High School is ranked well. Parents can also choose to send their children to private schools near the suburbs of Capitol View Manor, including The Church School or The Ron Clark Academy.
Real estate in Capitol View Manor is also in high demand due to the area’s low crime rate. The neighborhood ranked below average for the number of personal crimes committed and around average for the number of property crimes committed when compared to the national averages.
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