Established in the early 1900s and located approximately two miles north from Peachtree Street and Downtown Atlanta, Virginia Highland is an Intown Atlanta neighborhood with much to offer those looking to live the urban lifestyle. Highly walkable, with an extensive offering of diverse and unique retail shops, coffee shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and outside activities, it is no wonder that Virginia Highland has always had the reputation as one of Atlanta’s “coolest” neighborhoods. Creative Loafing’s readers have voted Virginia Highland the “Best Overall Neighborhood” and “Best Walkable Neighborhood” in Atlanta several years in a row.
With its bustling shopping “villages” that feature trendy salons as well as apparel, home décor, antique stores and more, Virginia Highland is the perfect place for a leisurely stroll or a little retail therapy. With its bevy of “foodie-focused” eateries, well-established restaurants, bars and entertainment venues, the neighborhood is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing meal, grab a quick bite, or take in some music and liquid libation, lingering long into the night. But, Virginia Highland is also a place where Atlanta’s great weather and being outside is appreciated and embraced twelve months of the year. Whether you are in the mood to walk, run or bike, Virginia Highland’s own Maiden Trail, Highland Park, and close proximity to Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Beltline offer ample opportunity to keep any nature lover active and satisfied. Its annual two day SummerFest, which began in 1984 as a local block party and is now one of the largest art festivals in the Southeastern U.S., showcases regional artists and features a 5K Road Race and Tot Trot, a KidsFest, and music for the whole family to enjoy. In December, when Atlanta temperatures can still be moderate, the Virginia Highland’s Tour of Homes and the Fire Station #19 Santathon invite locals and visitors alike to enjoy the best this intown Atlanta neighborhood has to offer.
For those looking to purchase Virginia Highland real estate, area home styles directly reflect the history of the neighborhood as a streetcar suburb. They include: Craftsman bungalows, English Vernacular Revival, Colonial Revival, English Cottage and several American Foursquare. Prices in this area continue to climb as the demand for highly walkable neighborhoods in Atlanta continues to grow.
When you are looking to buy or sell a single family home, townhouse, condo, or investment property in the Virginia Highland real estate market: call (877) 249-8533 Park Realty is committed to helping you meet your goals.
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(all data current as of 2/27/2024)
Data last updated: 2/27/24 3:28 PM PST.
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