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Atlanta's Best Suburban Neighborhoods

Sick of city life? Ready for some wide open spaces? Lucky for you, Atlanta has plenty of suburban neighborhoods to choose from. Check out our list of the best available suburban neighborhoods below.


White ColumnsWhite Columns offers country club living at its finest in equestrian Milton, Ga. A proud ClubCorp member, the country club features a championship golf course designed by Tom Fazio as well as luxurious swim, tennis fitness, and dining amenities. The partially gated community offers families active, social lifestyles with a degree of privacy on beautiful wooded sites of at least an acre. Minutes from Georgia 400, the Crabapple community, and wonderful North Fulton schools, White Columns residents enjoy an unparalleled quality of life.

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Crooked Creek Country Club: Surrounded by horse farms and 8 area golf courses, Crooked Creek is a conveniently located swim, tennis, and golf community with a rural feel in Milton, Georgia. The 640 custom home neighborhood spans over 500 wooded acres and is organized around the private Alpharetta Athletic Club of North Fulton County. For over 14 years, the Alpharetta Athletic Club East Golf Course has been the centerpiece of the community with an 18 hole Michael Riley championship design. Crooked Creek residents enjoy a host of additional amenities including a 6,000 square-foot community clubhouse, 11 lighted tennis courts, a basketball court, and a junior Olympic swimming pool with a separate kids pool and waterpark area. Minutes from Downtown Alpharetta, great shopping and schools, Verizon Amphitheater at Encore Park, and Georgia 400, Crooked Creek has something to offer a household of any size.

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Blue ValleySpectacular scenery and spaciousness encompass Milton’s Blue Valley community. The beautiful neighborhood of 98 acre-plus lots has a unique location that provides the serenity of surrounding lakes and horse farms with the convenience of nearby shopping venues. Homes built on these estate-sized lots will ensure the superior features of a Sharp plan in addition to stunning lake and forest views. In addition to the natural amenities, residents enjoy a junior Olympic pool and cabana area, tennis courts, and plenty of greenery.

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Longlake: Longlake is a premier swim and tennis residential community located in Cumming, GA where tranquility meets convenience. Less than 1.5 miles east of GA 400, Longlake not only boasts easy highway access but excellent Forsyth County schools and proximity to shopping venues like The Collection and Northpoint Mall. Built by Pulte Homes between 2000 and 2004, Longlake is comprised of 542 homes with a beautiful 45-acre private lake as its centerpiece. Residents enjoy active and social lifestyles with the help of Longlake’s amenities including six lighted tennis courts, a basketball court, two-story clubhouse, and competition-sized swimming pool.

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Creekstone Estates: Custom designed by some of Atlanta’s finest homebuilders, Creekstone Estates is a luxury swim and tennis community of 344 homes in Cumming, GA. Creekstone’s ultra convenient location is key as it is just minutes away from wonderful Forsyth County schools, Georgia 400, and The Collection at Forsyth shopping venue.  Spanning 370 acres in total, Creekstone Estates offers families of all sizes a desirable and active lifestyle via its expansive amenities. Residents enjoy access to a newly renovated 9,000 square-foot clubhouse, 11 lighted tennis courts, an Olympic-size swimming pool, tennis pro and fitness center, and much more.

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