I looked at a few homes for sale in the metro Atlanta area, all with listing prices around $515,000. Here’s what a snapshot regarding how much house you get for the money….and lifestyle….and elementary schools….and the entire package.
3050 Gadsden Street, Alpharetta, GA 30022. This five bedroom, five and a half bath home is in the established neighborhood in North Fulton called The Palisades and was built in 2003. One of the great features of The Palisades is that it is adjacent to the Big Creek Greenway. Also, lawn maintenance is included in the Home Owner’s Association fees. This home is in the school district of New Prospect Elementary, which received a rating of 10 from GreatSchools.org. Offered at $519,000.
This home in Dekalb County’s popular intown area of Brookhaven was built in 2007 and has four bedrooms, three and one half baths. Located at 3138 Lynwood Drive, it’s on a little smaller lot than the home in Alpharetta and all the bedrooms are upstairs. Both homes have two car garages. The elementary school for this home is Montgomery Elementary, which received a score of 9 from GreatSchools.com. Offered at $515,000.
A lovely cottage in Decatur, this home located at 128 Heatherdown Road has five bedrooms and three baths. Built in 1942, this home is two blocks from the local elementary school, Winnona Park, which received a score of 8 from Greatschools.com. There’s room to move around the yard in this home, but you’ll be parking your car in the driveway, as there is no garage. It’s convenient to downtown Decatur and all that the charming city has to offer. Offered at $519,000.
Living just a couple of blocks away from Historic Vinings Village can be lots of fun in this house located at 3506 Preserve Drive in Atlanta’s Vinings community. Built in 2005, this five bedroom, four and a half bath home is in a gated community in the Teasley Elementary School district, which received an 8 from GreatSchools.org. Offered at $519,900.