Welcome to Brookhaven
A walkable, community-oriented location exuding sought-after suburban amenities in a city
Located just a few minutes from Downtown Atlanta, Brookhaven is one of the most desirable places to live. While Brookhaven is an older community, it wasn’t incorporated until the early 2000s, so the city itself is relatively new. Recent rapid growth and popularity have made it a popular destination for families, young couples, empty nesters, and professionals.
This city is a treasure trove of amazing restaurants, upscale shops, iconic attractions, and charming residential neighborhoods. Its central location is close to everything, including nearby Buckhead, making it a prime location for commuters and those who wish to enjoy proximity to Atlanta’s world-class amenities while maintaining a sense of suburban tranquility.
Brookhaven offers a unique mix of older homes from the 1950s-1970s and sprawling, modern, and luxurious properties. Whether you're looking for a condo complete with all the fixings, a more traditional suburban experience, or a bustling, lively atmosphere, Brookhaven has all of it and more.
What to Love
- A unique mix of older historic homes and gorgeous newer developments
- A walkable city with lots of things to do
- A sense of privacy
- Outstanding restaurants and shops
- Lots of festivals and events
Brookhaven offers a laid-back suburban vibe and a sense of seclusion despite being in the city. Living in Brookhaven means you’ll thrive in a classic, friendly community with luxurious shopping, restaurants, and first-rate schools. With its wide range of amenities and high quality of life, Brookhaven is undoubtedly a hidden gem in Atlanta’s bustling metro area.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Offering an exciting array of curated shopping venues, grandeur restaurants, and wild nightlife, Brookhaven is a culinary mecca and the ultimate shopping and entertainment destination. Nearby Brookhaven Village is teeming with amazing restaurants, including Haven Restaurant and Bar, whose stunning restaurant features some of Atlanta’s best contemporary farm-to-table cuisine, live music, spacious patio dining, and beautiful decor. Nearby, Valenza Restaurant serves authentic Italian with a wide selection of delicious options, from pasta and antipasti to risotto and pizza.
Arnette's Chop Shop is a popular must-visit steakhouse highly acclaimed for its scrumptious grilled meats cooked to perfection in a classy, modern locale with a lavish bar.
Elsewhere in Brookhaven, you'll find Pure Taqueria, a lively Mexican restaurant serving delicious tacos, tostadas, margaritas, and tortas, and Jo's Grille, a popular eatery serving artisan sandwiches, kebabs, steaks, and a curated cocktail menu.
Brookhaven has some of the best shopping attractions that offer a wide range of retail experiences. The city features a variety of premier retailers, modern malls, high-end boutiques, upscale districts, and local specialty stores.
Things to Do
Brookhaven is one of the most fun and adventurous cities to live in. You'll enjoy the community’s mind-blowing events and spectacular festivals and marvel at the best of Mother Nature's endowments, including awe-inspiring parks and breathtaking scenes.
Blackburn Park is one of the most popular parks in Brookhaven, lined with a wide variety of facilities that offer action-packed experiences. It hosts numerous events every year, including the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival, the Brookhaven Farmer's Market every Saturday, and the bi-weekly Food Truck Wednesday. Other popular parks in Brookhaven include Murphey Candler Park and Briarwood Park. These beautiful community parks offer various outdoor activities, an abundance of wildlife, diverse camping opportunities, and breathtaking natural landmarks.
Have a delightful time exploring the beauty of Brookhaven along the Peachtree Creek Greenway. This multi-use trail has a paved path for walking, running, and bicycling and features stunning natural beauty.
Brookhaven is served by the DeKalb County Public Schools District. Top-performing schools include:
- Ashford Park Elementary, PK & K-5, a Nationally Accredited STEM Certified School
- Marist School, Grades 7-12, a top-rated, private Catholic school
- Our Lady of the Assumption School, PK & K-8, a notable private Catholic school
- Montgomery Elementary School, PK & K-5, a top-rated elementary in the area
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