Dunwoody / Sandy Springs Homes For Sale
About Dunwoody / Sandy Springs
Dunwoody and Sandy Springs are two of Atlanta’s most sought-after neighborhoods.
Dunwoody was officially designated a city in 2008 and named after Major Charles Dunwoody. Located just north of Interstate 285 and east of Georgia 400, this area is home to 47,000 residents.
Established in 2005, Sandy Springs is one of the states of Georgia’s most affluent areas. It is the second-largest city in metro Atlanta and sixth-largest in the state of Georgia.
Architecture in these areas consists of luxurious two-story traditional style homes from the 1970s, sitting on a large expanse of land, though newer construction from the 2000s is present. You’ll find townhomes, condos, single-family residences, and apartments in the area too.
These areas are full of attractions and amenities with numerous shopping centers, standalone retail stores, parks, and several other opportunities for outdoor recreational activities.
The Dunwoody Nature Center is a 22-acre private nonprofit organization featuring walking trails, beautiful landscape, accessible creeks, picnic areas, and a children’s playground. There is a lot to explore with specially designed children’s programs & events at the nature center with your little ones.
The Brook Run Park is another expansive, 100-plus acre wooded park offering a dog run, trails, a playground & a community garden.
Other parks include the Abernathy Greenway Linear Park and the Morgan Falls Overlook Park.
Outdoor fun and attraction spots include the Cafè Vendôme, The Sandy Springs Tennis Center, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, and the yearly family-friendly Sandy Springs Festival.
Schools are in abundance for young residents in these areas. The Vanderlyn Elementary and Austin Elementary schools have a reputation for excellence. Other elementary schools in the area include Kingsley Elementary, Dunwoody Elementary, and Chestnut Charter Elementary.
Sandy Springs students can attend public schools in the Fulton County School System. Some of them are Heards Ferry Elementary, Woodland Charter Elementary School, Ridgeview Middle School, and Riverwood High School, one of the top schools in the United States.
For private schooling, The Epstein School, Pace Academy, The Galloway School, St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School, The Galloway School, and Mount Vernon Presbyterian School are available.