Neighborhood Spotlight: Cabbagetown

January 19th, 2018
by vanessa

Found on the eastern side of Atlanta, Cabbagetown is a neighborhood with a historic district. It includes the historic district called Oakland Cemetery, which is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Cabbagetown

Cabbagetown is connected to Inman Park by way of the Krog Street Tunnel. It’s known as a resilient community and has gone through urban decay, gentrification, fires, tornadoes and floods over the years. However, it has still survived and many long-time residents still gather at the Savannah Street Neighborhood House.

Real Estate in Cabbagetown

The homes in Cabbagetown are mainly shotgun and bungalow style homes. They are very brightly painted and most come with front porches, white picket fences and decorative trim. Many were built when charm was a big thing in the design of a home.

In addition, Cabbagetown is home to The Stacks, which used to be the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills. These lofts feature exposed brick, polished cement floors and windows. It’s possible to find a one-bedroom loft starting around $140K.

Things to Do in Cabbagetown

Krog Street Tunnel

Carroll Street is the place for most of the local hangouts. It’s home to the Carroll Street Cafe, which offers a greats spot for brunch and a tapas bar for dinner. Little’s Food Store is also found here and dates back to 1929. In addition, Sweet Cheats is found on Carroll Street, which is a cupcake shop with plenty to offer. You’ll also find Cabbagetown Park in this area with a playground and plenty of greenspace.

Along with the many shops and restaurants along Carroll Street, Cabbagetown is home to Chomp and Stomp. This event is a chili cook-off and bluegrass festival held in November every year. It also includes a 5K and a triumphal beer. The event attracts as many as 16,000 people every year.

Many other special events are held at the Historic Oakland Cemetery during the fall. In addition, the Craft Beer Tailgate & Annual Cabbagetown Co-Ed Cornhole Tourney is held here and the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade offers even more fun. Residents can also enjoy plenty of things to do nearby in Inman Park and other surrounding neighborhoods.

The Culture

Cabbagetown Art

Cabbagetown is filled with plenty of culture from the Krog Street Tunnel becoming a center point of street art to the CSX Hulsey railyard on Wylie Street. Artist is alive and well in the area with plenty of murals throughout, such as the Living Walls.

Forward Warrior provides a live street art painting event in the area, as well. It’s an event that has covered the walls along Wylie Street and Tennelle Street with plenty of beautiful works.

Living in Cabbagetown

While many of the homes may be smaller, living in Cabbagetown offers a unique location steeped in culture and history. It’s a great place to call home with an up-and-coming mentality. The neighborhood offers its own unique charm and provides plenty for residents to enjoy throughout the year. Living in Cabbagetown also puts you close to other popular Atlanta neighborhoods, such as Inman Park.

1804 Crestline Drive – Just Listed!

January 18th, 2018
by vanessa

A beautiful, modern ranch-style home has just hit the market in Atlanta. The home found at 1804 Crestline Drive will be on display on January 21st from 2pm to 4pm as we hold an open house. We invite all interested parties to come out and see this beautiful home in person!

Modern Ranch with Mid-Century Modern Touches

1804 Crestline Drive - Front

The home found at 1804 Crestline Drive offers so much more than just some typical modern ranch home. It provides plenty of mid-century modern touches making it the perfect escape from the cold weather. You’ll feel the warmth the minute you step into this beautiful property.

The home offers a modern kitchen complete with glittering white elements and an open concept design. The kitchen opens up into the dining room and the living room making it a great area for entertaining guests. The glossy wood floors are found all throughout and the bathrooms include new vanities, well-kept original tile and low flow fixtures.

Additional Space for Additional Fun

Maybe you’ve been dreaming of owning a home with space for a home office, a workshop or a yoga studio. The FULL partially finished basement may be the perfect space for you. It can easily become a fourth bedroom or serve for your latest hoppy. There’s even more space with the unfinished section, which provides exterior access and has been professionally waterproofed. Use this area for storage and enjoy the peace of mind in knowing your things will stay dry.

Pet-Friendly Outdoor Space

1804 Crestline Drive - Outdoor Space

Pet owners will also love this space because it provides plenty of room in the backyard for pets to roam. You can enjoy a cocktail or an iced tea while watching your dogs run free and enjoy the beautiful grassy backyard. Watch from the screened patio as they play and enjoy the outdoor space.

Great Location

In addition to all the amazing features this home offers, the location is one of the best you will find in Atlanta. The home at 1804 Crestline Drive is found inside 285 just minutes from I-85 and nearly walking distance to the Oak Grove market. It’s also found very close to some of the top restaurants and shopping options.

The location also allows students to enjoy good schools with Sagamore Elementary, Henderson Middle School and Lakeside High School serving the neighborhood.

Home Specs

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The home at 1894 Crestline Drive offers 3 bedrooms upstairs with potential for a fourth in the basement. Two full bathrooms are provides with one half bathroom and a separate laundry room. The home also includes a two-car garage.

1804 Crestline Drive - Kitchen

The kitchen appliances are stainless steel and very modern. A fire place is found in the living room and the bathrooms are all well designed with plenty of modern features and touches.

1804 Crestline Drive - Bathroom

If you’re looking for a new, beautiful home in Atlanta, this may be the perfect choice for you. Come out and check out the property at 1804 Crestline Drive on January 21st from 2pm to 4pm. If you can’t make it for the open house, you can always set an appointment for a private showing.

1804 Crestline Drive - Living

1804 Crestline Drive - Fireplace

1804 Crestline Drive - Dining

114 Boone Court, Ellijay – Just Listed!

January 16th, 2018
by vanessa

A mountain retreat with perfect panoramic views, the property listed at 114 Boon Court in Ellijay offers something you won’t find everywhere. This property offers a look at the North Georgia Mountains in a very natural way. If you’ve been seeking paradise for an affordable price, this may be the perfect spot for you to call home.

114 Boone Ct Front

Avoid dealing with the Atlanta traffic and escape to this natural paradise found in Ellijay. It’s a fully renovated cabin home found atop a private mountain with a 180-degree view many would pay a million dollars for. You’ll have long range views and just a 90 minute drive allows you to enjoy the best Atlanta has to offer.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect retirement spot or you just want to enjoy an oasis to call home, the home at 114 Boone Court may be the right choice for you. It’s not just an affordable home, either, but also a great place of those seeking low property taxes.

The Perfect Choice for Downsizing

114 Boone Ct Back

Maybe you’ve thought of downsizing for many years and know it would bring you plenty of peace. This mountain home offers the right option, if you want to downsize, eliminate the clutter and live a simple life in a beautiful location. Wake up and enjoy the beautiful sunrise, along with the song birds as they serenade you to the perfect start for any day.

The home even comes complete with a hot tub perfect for enjoying under the stars. If you want to get back to nature and enjoy plenty of sounds, views and feelings of natural beauty, this mountain cabin home is the perfect choice!

114 Boone Ct Hot Tub

It doesn’t get much better than this in the North Georgia mountains. When you see this home in person, you will realize how great it is and you don’t even have to give up your Wi-Fi here. You can stay fully connected, enjoy the best TV packages and still take in all the natural surroundings you can handle.

Enjoy the Cartecay river, go hiking, take a bike ride regularly or even go tubing down the river. In addition, downtown Ellijay is found just 7 miles away and offers plenty of quaint restaurants, local coffee shops and boutiques for shopping. Grocery shopping isn’t far away and the local farmers markets will have you loving your new style of life.

If it’s time to slow down, enjoy life and take things as they come, the property at 114 Boone Court in Ellijay may provide your perfect escape!

Property Details

114 Boone Ct Living Space

The home offers four bedrooms and two bathrooms with beautiful, 180-degree mountain views. You can enjoy the views year round and the wonderful space outfitted with everything you need. The home has been fully renovated and includes a deck, along with a second story balcony.

114 Boone Ct Kitchen

The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances with beautiful wood countertops. Enjoy hot cocoa by the fireplace or dine in the large dining space. The open floor plan allows the space to flow very well and makes the home great for entertaining.

114 Boone Ct Deck

Of course, the outdoor area, complete with hot tub, provides another great space for entertaining. In addition, there’s space for a fire pit and plenty of connecting with nature. This is a property you must see to truly appreciate.

114 Boone Ct Outdoor Area

Neighborhood Spotlight: Roswell

December 27th, 2017
by vanessa

Found in North Fulton County, Roswell is one of the most popular little cities near Atlanta, Georgia. It’s a fast-growing, active community with plenty to offer. In fact, Roswell has been named to the top 100 places to live in the United States by CNN and has been named to many other “top” lists.

Real Estate in Roswell, GA

Roswell, GA

A number of different types of properties are found throughout Roswell. From single-family homes to condos to townhomes and even some larger, luxurious properties, there’s something for just about any homebuyer here.

The historic downtown section of the city offers many thoughtfully restored historic properties. In addition, homebuyer will find some of the most beautiful homes in the entire Atlanta area in Roswell. Riverside Drive and Azalea Drive are known for amazing luxury homes, while the country club homes in Willow Springs and Horseshoe Bend are also quite amazing.

Downtown Roswell

Many of the homes throughout Roswell are in swim/tennis neighborhoods. However, there are a number of good subdivisions for first-time homebuyers and some townhomes to choose from, as well.

Homes in Roswell, GA cover a wide price range, too. They can go anywhere from $150K to $9 million. Most of the homes under $200K fall into the fixer-upper category, but a number of new construction homes are available from $400K to $700K in Roswell.

With a selection of historic homes, small bungalow homes, premium luxury estates and other types of homes, Roswell has become a very popular suburb of Atlanta. The city attracts many different homebuyers because of the vast array of options. Even those seeking a condo or townhome have options in Roswell, GA.

Things to Do in Roswell, GA

One of the most attractive parts of Roswell is the historic district found in downtown. Many shops, restaurants and service-oriented business are found here. In addition, downtown is home to the Alive After Five event, which brings Canton Street alive with plenty of music, shopping, vendors and dining available. It’s an incredible event held monthly from April to October on the third Thursday of each month.

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Roswell is also known for the many tours including ghost tours throughout the city. With so much history, a tour is one of the best ways to learn about the area. You can even check out the Southern Trilogy Historic Homes, the Barrington Hall, Smith Plantation or Bulloch Hall, which are all found in Roswell, GA.

The Chattahoochee Nature Center is also found in Roswell. This is a 127-acre center offering a clinic for wildlife. The center helps to rehabilitate birds, amphibians and reptiles. It was even chosen as one of the top day camps for big kids by the Nickelodeon’s Parent’s Pick.

Living in Roswell

Calling Roswell, GA home means you’ll be very close to Atlanta, yet living in one of the top suburbs. It’s a unique place to call home with plenty of history, things to do and great real estate options. Living in Roswell offers something unique and plenty to enjoy for home buyers moving to the Atlanta area.

Mark Your Calendar for These Four Awesome Events in 2018

December 22nd, 2017
by vanessa

The New Year is sneaking up on us in a hurry and before know it, 2018 will be here. It’s time to start thinking about the events you want to attend and making plans to ensure you’re there for all the fun.

Atlanta Events 2018

January and February are great months in Atlanta and offer some very fun events. Here’s a look as four awesome events you should mark your calendar for now and get tickets for in advance.

Callanwolde Arts Festival – January 20th and 21st

The event actually kicks off on January 19th from 6pm to 9pm with the Preview Party. However, the actual festival is a two-day indoor festival starting on Saturday at 10am. It will provide a look at some of the most unique art in the area and it will be on display in a very historic property in Atlanta.

The Callanwolde Arts Festival is one of the top art festivals of the year and will provide about 86 different artists including sculptors, metalwork, painters, glass artist and photographers. Art demonstrations, plenty of food, music, dance performances and more will also be a part of this excellent event.

Entertainment will include Gladius, Zandy Gieger, Jesse Mariah, Sainte Jane, Dave Franklin, Avery Gibson, Tessa Joy, Nick Bryant, Ella Collier, Belle Gray, Campbell Harrison and the Callanwolde Rick Baker School of Music. Food will be provided by some of the top food trucks in the area and there will be plenty of other things going on at the event.

The Callanwolde Art Festival will be held from 10am to 6pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday. The VIP Preview Party will run from 6pm to 9pm on Friday with tickets available at the door.

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Day will provide plenty of great evens throughout the weekend and the day of, which is the third Monday of January. IN addition, February is Black History Month and will also provide plenty of great events.

The King Center will hold the King Holiday Observance, which is a ten-day celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Events will range from workshops to lectures and will even include some performance art.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church near The King Center. This is a church service held in honor of MLK every year. The King Center encourages everybody to volunteer for some type of community service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Atlanta Winter Beerfest – January 27th

Atlanta Winter Beerfest

A fun event held at Atlantic Station, the Atlanta Winter Beerfest will run from 1pm to 5pm on January 27th in 2018. This is an event you won’t want to miss with over 150 beers on hand from area breweries, along with wine and cider. Live music will also be a part of the event and food trucks will be on hand serving up grub.

This is a 21 and up event and tickets are $40 in advance or $45 if purchased after January 19th. If you wait until the day of the event, you’ll pay $55 for your ticket.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival – January 24th to February 15th

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

The AJFF event will be back again and better than ever. A full line-up of great films will be available with plenty of events throughout the festival. The event will include plenty of guest speakers and workshops throughout.

Ticket will go on sale on January 18th and will range from $10 to $18, depending on the night and the film. Discounts for seniors, students and children are available. Some of the venues for 2018 will include the Regal Atlantic Station, UA Tara Cinemas, GTC Merchants Walk, Lefont Sandy Springs and more.

Before 2018 arrives get prepared by marking your calendar for these great upcoming events.