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The Very Valued Virginia Highland

February 2018


Virginia Highland, that oh-so-coveted neighborhood positioned perfectly between Piedmont Park and Ponce de Leon Avenue. It's a family-friendly and uber trendy area that offers the perfect combination of neighborhood charm and city-living.  It also happens to have an extremely high livability score. 

The area holds some of Georgia’s most beautiful gems, with 60 to 100-year-old homes boasting Victorian and colonial charm. The area holds some of the most sought-after homes in the entire Atlanta area. However, it still has plenty of affordable options on the real estate market. 

When considering which neighborhood to live in Atlanta, this should be very high on your list. From boutiques to art galleries and some of the best neighborhood bars in Atlanta, you’ll never run of out of entertainment sources.

Here are just a few highlights of the area:

The People

Virginia Highland has a vast array when it comes to the kind of people who live here. From suit and tie professionals to young artists, the area is vibrant and alive. 

There are many young families in the neighborhood whom you’ll see at any of the pristine play parks for kids. The area has quite a few green spaces. There’s Orme Park, New Highland Park, and John Howell Park just to name a few. The parks are clean and perfect for summer picnics. 

There are also empty nesters who spend their evenings dining at one of the Michelin star restaurants in the area or sipping evening cocktails on their front porch. The area has students who attend the nearby award-winning schools, and even some hipsters who keep the music scene afloat. 

At A Glance

Virginia Highland is, at a glance, everything you want in a southern neighborhood. There are beautiful front porches as far as the eye can see. The area is lush and green, with beautiful homes in abundance which makes your morning and night walk something truly special. 

There are festivals all year long in Virginia Highland and many events for foodies. One of the most popular festivals is the Virginia-Highland Summerfest. The local food scene focuses on organic, farm to table ingredients and fresh, American nouveau dishes. 

The area has tree-lined streets and cobblestone pathways that surround every historic home. The historic charm is consistently preserved, thanks to the local Civic Association.  

The Award Winning Virginia Highland

The area was named “Best Overall Neighborhood” just a few years back in a list of the Best of Atlanta. Atlanta Magazine named it “Favorite Neighborhood Overall” in 2011, and it was named the “Neighborhood to Know” in Delta Sky magazine.

There’s plenty of public transportation and the area is within walking distance of the buzzing Midtown neighborhood. It’s also close to Downtown and Buckhead. Ponce City Market is great for weekend trips and is just a few miles away. 

A Round of Applause

Virginia Highland is one of the most serene, historic, and beautiful places to live in the entire nation. It’s beautiful, it offers art and fine dining, and it is constantly being awarded as one of the greatest neighborhoods to reside in. 

The mix of people who live there make the area special and will keep you returning to social hours and neighborhood events time and time again. For the best home listings in the area, contact us today.