Atlanta, located in both Fulton and DeKalb counties, is made up of distinct neighborhoods, comprised of homes with unique personalities. Near the center of Atlanta's sprawling metropolitan area there are many excellent intown neighborhoods, located in close proximity to downtown Atlanta.
Druid Hills is quite old and consists primarily of single-family homes although there are new luxury townhomes that have recently been completed. Druid Hills is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed Central Park in New York City. It represents the ideal of a perfect suburbia with its winding streets and linear parks and is anchored by the Druid Hills Golf Club. Special features include the Fernbank Museum of Natural History Fernbank Forest. Children attend both Dekalb and Fulton County schools and highly acclaimed private schools include Paideia and The Howard School.
Inman Park is located two miles east of downtown Atlanta and was Atlanta's first planned community and developed as a garden suburb. Lake Claire features a mixture of home styles among mature trees, open space and gardens. Candler Park, named for Asa G. Candler, founder of the Coca-Cola Company, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Cabbagetown, Atlanta's oldest industrial settlement, was founded in 1885 as a place for the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill workers to live. Today, the neighborhood is revitalized and home to a diverse and eclectic population. Poncey-Highland, home of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and Freedom Park, is a diverse urban neighborhood.
Druid Hills Real Estate Market: Price Range of Druid Hills-Atlanta Houses for Sale
Single-family homes, lofts, condominiums and townhomes make up the residential property in Druid Hills, Inman Park, Candler Park, Lake Claire, Cabbagetown, and Poncey-Highland. Single-family homes in Druid Hills are priced for sale from the mid-$500,000s to over $3 million. Homes in Inman Park, Poncey-Highland, Candler Park and Lake Claire start in the low $300,000s and go up to $2 million. Homes in Cabbagetown are priced from the high $100,000s.
Druid Hills lofts, condominiums and townhomes in Inman Park are priced from the high $100,000s, as are units in Lake Claire and Candler Park. Druid Hills condominiums and townhomes are priced from the high $200,000s and up. Limited lots and land are available for custom building in Druid Hills. There are so many diverse neighborhoods in the intown area, and others include Decatur and the Emory University area. There is a home for every buyer and a variety of price ranges to choose from.
Druid Hills-Atlanta Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 22nd, 2014: homes priced around $468,567 compared to $424,911 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +9%. For Sunday, December 28th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.96%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.13%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.29%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.94%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Druid Hills-Atlanta GA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Druid Hills-Atlanta to help you find the best home!