Welcome to Druid Hills
Home to Emory University, this sought-after neighborhood features a wealth of stately historic homes on quiet idyllic streets, making it the perfect match for the discerning and upscale homebuyer.
- The people who live here are Professionals, the Affluent, Families, Scholars, Longtime Residents.
- Great for Proximity to Places of Worship, Golf, Schools, Parks, History, Pet Friendly, The Arts, Nature
- Area highlights include Emory University, Druid Hills Country Club, Olmstead Linear Park, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Burbanck Park, Medlock Park, St. John’s Chrysostom Melkite Church, Emory Village
Druid Hills is regarded as one of Atlanta’s most prestigious neighborhoods and is renowned for its magnificent Georgian homes, one of which played a central role in the movie Driving Miss Daisy. With masterful landscaping that frames perfectly manicured homes situated along shady streets, it’s no wonder living in Druid Hills can feel like a dream.
Some of Atlanta’s finest real estate is located in this community. Historic and elegant, you will find tree-lined streets of large, upscale homes and a quiet, respectable atmosphere. Upscale homebuyers will be delighted with the opulence and history found around every corner. All beautiful, there is a mixture of Georgian, Jacobean, and Italian Renaissance estates, as well as well-appointed townhomes.
Designed by Frederick Law Olmstead in the 1800s, known for New York’s Central Park, Druid Hills historically known as one of the city’s first suburbs and was home to Atlanta’s elite, including Asa Candler, the founder of Coca-Cola. The community was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in1975, and the Druid Hills Civic Association maintains the strict standards of the neighborhood with government officials and residents.
The Atlanta Boys’ Choir is located in this picturesque community, as well as the Druid Hills Country Club and Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Two major employers, Emory University and the CDC, are also found here. There are numerous parks and greenspaces, including Olmstead Linear Park, Burbanck Park, Medlock Park, Princeton Way Park, and Hahn Wood which house playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and nature preserves.
Bounded by Virginia-Highland and Poncey Highland on the west, and Candler Park on the south, Druid Hills offers quick access to neighboring communities with excellent access to public transportation.