Living in a charming neighborhood is almost always on homebuyers wish lists. The idea of living in a community of neighborhood cafes, small local businesses, dreamy parks and museums is widely considered preferable to pawn shops, strip clubs and fast-food franchises. But do you know where to look? Rent Lingo has created a heat-map of the most (and least) charming neighborhoods in the Atlanta area. The apartment search site created this map by analyzing data based on data about local business, crime, amenities, price point, and overall health and environmental friendliness of the neighborhood. Did your dream neighborhood make the list?
Charming Neighborhood #1: West Midtown
The development of Atlantic Station on the Westside has sparked a renewed interest in this Georgia Tech adjacent neighborhood. The combination of local businesses with the walkability of this area creates a small college town atmosphere with big city convenience.
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Charming Neighborhood #2: Decatur
The don't say "It's greater in Decatur" for nothing! Decatur is home to a long list of nationally registered historic sites, as well as privately owned historic homes. Anchored in the center by the famous Decatur square, this area has become a destination for homebuyers interested in the sense of community in this neighborhood as well as the stellar city schools.
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Charming Neighborhood #3: Central Buckhead
Buckhead has long been a commerical and financial hub for the entire Southeast, and is known for amazing shopping, dining, and beautiful mansions. Thanks to recent live work play developments such as The Shops Buckhead Atlanta and the influx of condo development, the charm and walkability of Buckhead is at an all time high.
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Charming Neighborhood #4: Little Five Points
Known as the Bohemian center of Atlanta, Little Five Points is famous for its alternative culture. With plenty of local coffee shops, record stores, and independent bookstores, plus a major music venue, this charming neighborhood has plenty of personality of its own.
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It's no question that Atlanta is a city full of charming neighborhoods. Be sure to check out Rent Lingo's full Charm Heatmap, and connect with a neighborhood expert if you are ready to call one of these charming neighborhoods home.