About Homes for Sale in Buckhead
Located in Fulton County with an Atlanta address
Buckhead, one of the wealthiest communities in the United States, is located in the northernmost part of the district of Atlanta. It is a mecca of sophistication and opportunity that offers decadent restaurants, world-class hotels and legendary shopping. Buckhead plays a significant role in the Atlanta area and is a great place to visit, play, work and live.
Homes of wealth and elegance are nestled among the lush native greenery that is synonymous with the Southern landscape and lifestyle. Buckhead comprises most of the neighborhoods of Atlanta’s north side — more than 40 in total. While much of west and north Buckhead is preserved as single-family homes in forested settings and rolling hills, the Peachtree Road corridor has become a major focus of high-rise construction.
Buckhead roughly covers the interior of the “V” formed by I-85 on the east and I-75 on the west. It is bordered by Cumberland and Vinings in Cobb County to the northwest, the city of Sandy Springs to the north, Brookhaven and North Druid Hills in DeKalb County to the east, Midtown Atlanta to the south, and West Midtown to the west.
The Buckhead community boasts many award-winning public and prestigious private schools, including the Atlanta International School, The Westminster Schools The Lovett School and Pace Academy. Public schools in Buckhead are administered by the Atlanta Public Schools.
Points of Interest
The area is known for sweeping Southern mansions and decadent dining, but even more so for shopping. Buckhead is home to Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza, two upscale destinations that contribute to the community’s nickname as the Beverly Hills of the South — or the East, depending on which state is coining the term.
Buckhead also offers art galleries on Bennett Street, the Atlanta History Center and dining at chef-driven, innovative restaurants. For making musical memories, the Chastain Park Ampitheatre has become an Atlanta tradition. Home of the Delta Classic Chastain series during the summer months, the amphitheater encourages friends and family to gather in this scenic venue of oak and magnolia trees, enjoy a picnic, and listen to the pulses of fabulous talent.
Buckhead offers residents and visitors some of the most prestigious healthcare in the nation. Piedmont Hospital and catastrophic care hospital Shepherd Center, which specializes in spinal cord injury and acquired brain injury, are two hospitals that are adjacent to one another along Peachtree Road. Buckhead also provides easy access to physicians, clinics and outpatient care for various specialties and emergencies.
Buckhead is a major commercial and financial center of the Southeast, and it is the third-largest business district in Atlanta, following Downtown and Midtown. The district’s high-rise office buildings, hotels and condominiums form a highly urbanized core along Peachtree Road. Companies headquartered in Buckhead include Carter’s, Aaron’s Furniture Rental and Spanx.
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