The Soul of DeKalb County
A handful of neighborhoods might claim to be the heart of DeKalb County. Many believe Brookhaven to be its soul. What people seek when they depart downtown is, perhaps, no better summarized than here. Today, townhomes offer the best of both worlds for those who seek the serene, yet haven’t time for the continual projects that come with free-standing home ownership. Today’s take on luxury is not for show anyway, and this approach goes straight to the enjoyment so many people seek when they come home from another day in a demanding career.
Named for a Continental Army patriot from Bavaria, Baron Johann de Kalb, the County was recognized more than a decade ago as one of the Atlanta region’s “Green Communities” for its efforts to protect and restore the natural environment. Brookhaven’s own parks and trails, particularly the Peachtree Creek Greenway, will one day connect to Atlanta’s celebrated “emerald necklace,” the Beltline, through the Atlanta PATH trail system.
The part that Brookhaven plays in DeKalb County’s quality of life is natural and essential. The National Park Service named Brookhaven an Historic District in 1986. The Historic Brookhaven Neighborhood Association plays an active part in the ongoing preservation and beautification of the treasured public spaces.
Local events abound, even in winter, including the “Quartet for The End of Time” on the Skylight Gallery Concert Series on February 23 at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Chamblee OnStage’s presentation of “The Drowsy Chaperone“, February 27-29, at nearby Chamblee Charter High School, and the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival on March 28-29 (okay, so that’s technically not winter, but it gives us something to look forward to).
Come spring and summer, the Brookhaven Farmers Market is a congenial source for community connection, as well as fresh, locally grown produce. Town Brookhaven is a great local choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment – anytime of the year.
City Life in a Green Community
Thanks to the townhomes of Brookhaven, there’s no roughing-it involved, for those whose vision is to blend the beauty and relaxation of nature with easy access to the cultural and commercial and career advantages of city life. Sharing a portion of the Perimeter Center, Brookhaven is less than three miles from Buckhead. The surrounding community presents a pleasant blend of original summer cottages, historic luxury homes, and mid-century modern ranch homes among which these townhomes offer their distinctive option.
Skyland, for example, presents a townhome community of three- and four-bedroom homes with high ceilings, handcrafted appointments, and hardwood floors, to name only a few advantages. Shopping and restaurants abound, and highly rated schools are nearby, to complete the lifestyle opportunities that Brookhaven’s greenspaces begin.
The Clubhouse of Skyland gives residents an extended home base for entertaining and enjoyment. It will offer a junior Olympic-size saltwater pool and a 24-hour cycling bar for exercise, to join the outdoor fireplace lounge, outdoor kitchen, and entertaining space for hosting an upscale, townhome, foodie’s version of the traditional backyard barbecue.
Education as Asset and Industry
The value that educational opportunities add to a community are present here in strength. 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.
For more information on how to own at Skyland Brookhaven, visit https://skylandbrookhaven.com/contact/ or contact us at 678.515.3927.