America’s South is best known for its hospitality. As a resident of South Fulton County, you feel like the red carpet of hospitality has been laid out just for you. From the quaint 1950s post-war neighborhoods to the fully sustainable communities, to grand, sweeping homes, single-family units or easy apartment living, the residential opportunities within South Fulton are sure to please nearly any taste or lifestyle. All enjoy a mix of the urban and suburban in South Fulton. The area has a small town feel with big city access, award winning public schools, elite private schools and distinctive shopping opportunities.
John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods began building in the southeast four decades ago. The company is acclaimed as the highest ranking in customer satisfaction with new-home builders in metro Atlanta, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 New-Home Builder Customer Satisfaction Study. The builder features four subdivisions in South Fulton ranging in price from the high $200,000s to $1 million, including Regency Oaks near Camp Creek, Legend Oaks and Le Grande in South Fulton, and the Highlands at Guilford Forest in historic Cascade.
Regency Oaks near Camp Creek offers affordable new single-family homes from the high $200,000s to the $400,000s. Described as a popular neighborhood and a perfect setting for active families, the community is located minutes from I-285 and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The spacious 3,000+ square-foot homes set on large lots are touted as a great value with resort-style amenities.
Legend Oaks offers single-family homes in a private neighborhood behind a gated entrance beginning in the low $400,000s. The homes sit on half-acre and larger parcels. The community enjoys more than 100 acres of protected green space and a neighborhood park, providing residents with beautiful wooded areas and long green vistas.
Nestled between Camp Creek and Cascade and minutes from I-285, Downtown Atlanta and the Hartsfield-Jackson airport, Le Grande is the builder’s high-end estate neighborhood with homes ranging from the high $600,000s to $1 million in a prestigious gated community. From the builder’s award-winning portfolio, these estate homes offer detailed architecture and the highest standards for quality and efficiency.
The Highlands at Guilford Forest in historic Cascade offer single-family homes in an established neighborhood setting from the low $400,000s. This area, set within a rolling, wooded terrain, is described as a sought-after location.
D.R. Horton is a homebuilding company with a 30-year record of building homes and communities throughout much of the U.S., and, in 2011, was selected as the top homebuilder by Builder magazine for the 9th consecutive year. Its South Fulton communities include Oakley Township in Union City, The Parks at Cedar Grove, and Stonewall Tell at Camp Creek.
Oakley Township is a large community in Union City that features new homes from the $100,000s to the low $200,000s in a quiet swim and tennis neighborhood. The subdivision’s new phase of homes, Courtyard Villas have their own courtyard gardens and maintenance free living. According to Ira Kramer, Vice President of Marketing at D.R. Horton, the community of 1,200 plus homesites offers a wide variety of housing and pricing from one-story ranches to two and three story homes.
The Parks at Cedar Grove are new two and three-story homes from the $170,000s. According to Kramer, the newest section near the back of the community features tree-lined lots, two-story 2,600-square-feet homes and larger five bedroom, four bath, 4,200-square-feet homes with brick and stone accents.
The Summit at Stonewall Tell in Camp Creek is an established community. It features ranch and two-story homes in the $170,000s. Amenities include a swimming pool, tennis courts and a play area.
Chosen as the home of the 2012 Home and Garden Television (HGTV) Green Home Giveaway Sweepstakes and recently featured on the cover of House Beautiful, Serenbe is a unique thousand-acre community in the City of Chattahoochee Hills with a commitment to sustainability and earth-friendly standards. Each home in Serenbe is built to the standards of EarthCraft — the southeast’s standard for green building that pairs building science with regional know-how.
Serenbe homes are Earthcraft Homes, which meet certification requirements for proper site planning, indoor air quality, water conservation, and energy efficient appliances, building materials and systems. According to Kathryn Lott, Serenbe Communications Director, the community is made up of around 300 residents and 150 homes. Footpaths connect the homes, communities and farms to encourage walking and biking. Seventy percent of the development is dedicated undeveloped green space. The home styles are diverse, including cottage style homes, townhouses, estates and mixed use areas, which range in price from the $300,000s and up. The updated Nest community includes cottage homes beginning at $200,000.
Built by Jones & Minear Homebuilders, Le Jardin is an established neighborhood with elegant estates from the $600,000s. Just 15 minutes from Downtown Atlanta and close to the Hartsfield-Jackson airport, great schools and shopping, Le Jardin is a secure private community with large homes featuring four-sided brick homes and professionally landscaped homesites.
The Parks at Durham Lake is a 241 single-family home community located in the City of Fairburn near upscale Durham Lake Golf and Country Club. Homeowners have the opportunity to choose from a variety of floorplans as large as 3,900-square-feet and priced as low as the high $130,000s. The Parks amenities also include a pool with a clubhouse and tennis courts.
New apartment homes in South Fulton provide even greater opportunities to the local residents. Walton Lakes and Princeton Lakes near Camp Creek Parkway, and Harbor Lakes in the City of Fairborn are three such complexes.
Walton Lakes near Camp Creek Parkway is owned and managed by Walton Communities of Georgia. Described as “South Fulton’s Premier Apartment Community for Seniors and Families,” the gated complex is built along a central main street with a small-town feel that caters to the social and recreational needs of the oldest and youngest of residents.
Built by Patrick Malloy Communities, Princeton Lakes Enclave is a multi-family, commercial development community consisting of several distinct neighborhoods linked by paths and parks, and surrounded by a mature wooded tree line. The Cambridge Collection of Townhomes at Princeton Lakes offers two and three bedroom townhouses from the $160,000s with a number of floor plans to suit all families.
Harbor Grove managed by Harbor Management is a new, gated-entry apartment community in Fairburn with 1, 2, 3, and 4 bedroom apartment homes.
Come take advantage of the many types of residential opportunities offered in South Fulton. The diversity of communities and the abundance of sustainable housing options give everyone a choice. Whatever your real estate needs, they will be met in South Fulton.