Homes for sale in Buckhead Atlanta, GA range from luxury condos and townhomes along Peachtree Rd to multi-million dollar mansions north of the business area. Buckhead is a wealthy uptown district of metro Atlanta and located in Fulton County, Georgia, north of the city. It is the 3rd largest business district in Atlanta; and both commercial and financial buildings run along Peachtree Rd from high-rise office buildings, hotels, luxury boutiques, upscale restaurants and high-end condominiums. Many of the most affluent shopping areas in Atlanta are found in Buckhead, including Phipps Plaza and Lenox Square. Buckhead contains the highest concentration of upscale boutiques in the United States, in part by the newly formed The Shops of Buckhead Atlanta (aka Buckhead Mile) which includes brands such as Jimmy Choo, Tom Ford, Hermes and more.
Surrounding this dense core are Buckhead’s residential neighborhoods, which feature large single-family homes situated among dense forests and rolling hills. Buckhead’s western zip code of 30327 is the second wealthiest zip code in the south behind Palm Beach, FL. These homes for sale in Buckhead Atlanta, GA are some of the most breathtaking mansions in Atlanta that range from $800K+ into the multi-millions. Buckhead’s luxury mansions on 1-acre + lots with supreme privacy are a favorite for A-list actors and actresses renting temporarily while filming in Atlanta.
Sarah Smith Elementary School is arguably the most coveted public school district in Atlanta. Other public schools in the area are Warren T Jackson Elementary, Sutton Middle School and North Atlanta High School. Local private schools include the Atlanta International School, the Atlanta Speech School, Christ the King School, the Atlanta Girls School, The Galloway School, Holy Spirit Preparatory School, Trinity School, the Lovett School, Pace Academy, and Westminster School.
Buckhead Atlanta is a commercial and residential district in the city of Atlanta, and has a whopping 43 neighborhoods in total. One popular neighborhood donning the same name as the largest city park in Atlanta is beautiful Chastain Park, totaling 268 acres. Chastain Park features a golf course, amphitheatre, horse park, arts center, ball fields, gymnasium, swimming pool, tennis center, playgrounds and PATH walking trails. The Bobby Jones Golf Course in Atlanta includes a new revolutionary reversible golf course designed by Bob Cupp completed in November of 2018, state of the art practice facilities, the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame, Boone’s restaurant, and Grand Slam Academy – with a specific focus on juniors and adaptive golf.
Other neighborhoods in Buckhead are: Argonne Forest, Brandon, Brookwood, Brookwood Hills, Buckhead Forest, Buckhead Heights, Buckhead Village, Castlewood, Channing Valley, Collier Hills, Colonial Homes, Cross Creek, Fernleaf, Garden Hills, Haynes Manor, Historic Brookhaven, Kingswood, Lenox, Lindbergh/Morosgo, Margaret Mitchell, Mt. Paran – Northside, Memorial Park, Mount Paran Parkway, North Buckhead, Paces, Peachtree Heights East, Peachtree Heights West, Peachtree Hills, Peachtree Park, Pine Hills, Pleasant Hill, Randall Mill, Ridgedale Park, Springlake, Tuxedo Park, Underwood Hills, West Paces Ferry – Northside, Westminster/Milmar, Whitewater Creek, Wildwood Woodfield and Wyngate.
Buckhead Village was the location where once a general store & tavern were owned by the original landowner Henry Irby in 1838. Buckhead received its name from the head of a large buck deer being placed in this area and the reference “Buck’s Head” eventually transitioned into the name “Buckhead”. The first skyscraper, Tower Place was built in Buckhead in 1974. Buckhead has over 50 high-rise buildings now, almost one-third of all high-rises in the city of Atlanta. For more information on Buckhead history, articles, historic buildings, markers and cemeteries, check out the Buckhead Heritage site. To learn more about Atlanta, the Atlanta History Center is favorite to view beautiful gardens, regular & rotating exhibitions, and the Swan House is a must-see for hosting both iconic movies (The Hunger Games) and memorable weddings alike. Opened in 1931, Buckhead Theatre has been restored to its Spanish-Baroque architecture, and it is a favorite of locals for intimate performances including comedy, Broadway plays, concerts, private and public events.
Ample public transportation is provided in this area including MARTA operating three stations in Buckhead alone. Georgia 400, once a toll road which is now free provides easy access in and out of downtown for those who live outside the perimeter, or just visiting popular areas OTP like Roswell & Sandy Springs, or to access 285. Lenox Road and Sidney Marcus Blvd both provide easy access to 85 & the airport.
Cherokee Town & Country Club – One of Atlanta’s finest private clubs with two locations: 155 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305 | The Town Club is located in Buckhead Atlanta and includes pool, fitness center, 16 tennis courts, dining, ballroom and banquet facilities. 665 Hightower Trail Atlanta, Georgia 30350 | The Country Club is located in Sandy Springs and features a clubhouse, pool, tennis courts and 2 18 hole championship golf courses, the North Course and the South Course.
Buckhead Atlanta, GA Events
Peachtree Road Farmer’s Market – This is one of the largest producer-only farmers market in the state, meaning that everything at the Market has been grown, raised, or made by the seller. The Market takes place on Saturday mornings 8:30am-12pm, beginning March 7 – December 12th. Market is open rain or shine; in the event of bad weather we move the entire market inside The Cathedral of St. Philip.
The Buckhead Fine Arts Festival is a two-day fine arts outdoor festival, located in Buckhead Atlanta, featuring approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations and live acoustic music. Location: Buckhead Village | Shops Buckhead Atlanta 200-300 Block of Buckhead Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30305
The AJC Peachtree Road Race is a local favorite tradition, and 55,000 + runners line up on Peachtree Rd in front of Lenox Square & Phipps Plaza, running 10K to the finish line at Piedmont Park.
The Chastain Park Arts Festival is named as one of the Nation’s Top 100 (67) Arts Festival Nationwide by Sunshine Artist Magazine, and hosts its annual event at Chastain Park along Park Drive for approximately 185 artists and artisans. It is held twice a year during spring and fall. Enjoy fine art and crafts, a children’s area, local musicians, food and beverage concessions. Location: 4469 Stella Dr NW Atlanta, GA 30342
The Chastain Park Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the stewardship of the park, and hosts regular fundraiser events throughout the year including Rock Chastain, Wine Events, Holiday Chastain, Farm Chastain and Golf Tournaments.
Buckhead Atlanta Police Department (Zone 2)
Address: 3120 Maple Dr NE #300, Atlanta, GA 30305 – Google Maps Phone: (404) 637-0600 | Lenox Mall Mini Precinct, 3393 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30301 – Google Maps Phone: (404) 467-8061 (always dial 911 in case of emergency)
Buckhead Atlanta Fire Station
The City of Atlanta is responsible for the Fire Departments covering the Buckhead area – Fire Station #3, 21 & 26.
Fire Station #3 | Address: Phipps Plaza, 800 Longleaf Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30342 – Google Maps Phone: (404) 546-7000
Fire Station #21 | Address: 3201 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 – Google Maps Phone: (404) 546-7000
Fire Station #26 | Address: 2970 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 – Google Maps Phone: (404) 546-7000
For a list of all fire rescue stations in the City of Atlanta, please click here: City of Atlanta Fire Stations & Facilities
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital Address: 1968 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 Website
Northside Hospital Address: 1000 Johnson Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342 Website
Emory Saint Josephs Hospital Address: 5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342 Website
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital Address: 1001 Johnson Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342 Website
Emory University Hospital Midtown Address: 550 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 Website
Buckhead Post Office Features many on-site services, please review website link for more information. 3495 Buckhead Loop NE Ste 115, Atlanta, GA 30326 Website
Primary and Secondary Schools
- Morris Brandon Elementary School | Address: 2741 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 350-2153
- Sarah Smith Elementary School | Address: 370 Old Ivy Road, Atlanta, GA 30342 | Phone: (404) 842-312
- Warren T. Jackson Elementary School | Address: 1325 Mt. Paran Road, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 842-310 * National Blue Ribbon School
- Garden Hills Elementary | Address: 285 Sheridan Drive, Atlanta, GA, 30305 | Phone: (404) 842-3103
- E. Rivers Elementary | Address: 8 Peachtree Battle Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30305 | Phone: (404) 350-2150
- Sutton Middle School | Address: Sixth Grade Campus, 4360 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 802-5650 | Address: Seventh and Eighth Grade Campus, 2875 Northside Drive, Atlanta, GA 30305 | Phone: (404) 802-5600
- North Atlanta High School | Address: 2875 Northside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30305 | Phone: (404) 802-4700 *International Baccalaureate school – grades 9 through 12
- Atlanta Girls’ School | Address: 3254 Northside Parkway NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 845-0900
- Atlanta International School | Address: 2890 North Fulton Drive, Atlanta, GA 30305 | Phone: (404) 841-3840
- Atlanta Speech School | Address: 3160 Northside Parkway NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 233-5332
- Christ the King | Address: 46 Peachtree Way NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 | Phone: (404) 233-0383 *National Blue Ribbon School
- Holy Spirit Preparatory School | Preschool Address: 4465 Northside Dr, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 252-8008
- The Lovett School | Address: 4075 Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 262-3032
- Pace Academy | Address: 966 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 262-1345
- Trinity | Address: 4301 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 231-8100
- Westminister | Address: 1424 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 | Phone: (404) 355-8673
- Woodward | Address: 1662 Rugby Avenue, College Park, GA 30337 | Phone: (404) 765-4000
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