A Heritage of Cool – the Magnetism of Brookhaven
Even though Brookhaven became a city just eight years ago, some of the Brookhaven neighborhoods were ready for a centennial by then. Summer cottages cropped up in Lynwood Park and Brookhaven Village a hundred years ago. The National Park Service named Brookhaven an Historic District in 1986. Like Buckhead, just to the south, Brookhaven began with wealthy industrialists coming here to get some green between their vacation homes and the city. More and more, as time went on, these influential Atlanta residents came to stay.
As a result, Brookhaven today presents a pleasant blend of original summer cottages, historic luxury homes, and mid-century modern ranch homes, in addition to outstanding new townhomes, such as the ones you’ll find at Skyland Brookhaven.
For those who consider the advantages of townhomes, ease of ownership surely ranks high. And moving into a new property, too, brings with it even more. Some of the advantages are practical, such as a new roof and new appliances, and some are intangible, such as the sense of being the ones who made the first meal, celebrated the first birthday or anniversary, in this particular home. It’s a sense of ownership that runs even deeper than usual.
Access and Connection
Sharing a portion of the Perimeter Center, Brookhaven is less than three miles from Buckhead. The townhomes here are positioned with advantages in DeKalb County, where Brookhaven is the county’s largest city. Commerce, convenience, and culture are even closer than Atlanta.
Education is a particular urban asset that doesn’t call for venturing far from the townhomes of Brookhaven. Home to Oglethorpe University and its Museum of Art, Brookhaven is also the locale of Georgia State University’s satellite campus for the Robinson College of Business MBA program. A host of public, private, and charter school options are here for primary and secondary education.
Events also abound in Brookhaven, keeping interest and engagement a local affair. October brings the Brookhaven Chili Cook-Off and the Brookhaven Arts Festival. In spring and summer, the Brookhaven Farmers Market is a congenial source of community connection, as well as fresh, locally grown produce. Town Brookhaven is a great local choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Its Own Sense of Nature
Brookhaven shares the priority Atlanta places on green space and outdoor recreation. The 135-acre Murphy Candler Park and 18-acre Briarwood Park, which is filled with facilities and opportunities for the whole family, are just two of the larger examples. Ashford Park, though cozier and more personal, offers children a playground that includes slides and climbing areas. Programs such as youth baseball, softball, and football leagues enliven Brookhaven’s parks and further forge the sense of community here.
Following plans now in progress, the Peachtree Creek Greenway will join Atlanta’s PATH system and connect Brookhaven with Atlanta, Chamblee, and Doraville by way of pedestrian and bicycle trails. The Historic Brookhaven Neighborhood Association plays an active part in the ongoing preservation and beautification of the treasured public spaces.
For more information on how to own at Skyland Brookhaven, visit https://skylandbrookhaven.com/contact/ or contact us at 678.515.3927.