Welcome to Chamblee
A quaint city offering small-town character and easy access to Atlanta
Chamblee is located about 20 minutes away from Downtown Atlanta and is home to diverse and upscale neighborhoods such as Sexton Woods, which provides easy walking access to local shops and restaurants, and Huntley Hills, one of Chamblee's most desirable residential areas. While Chamblee is technically located within Atlanta’s metropolitan area, the small city boasts a suburban feel, and many small businesses, local shops, popular restaurants, and bars have made their home here.
Chamblee real estate offers something for every homeowner. There is a unique mix of older 1950s-1960s single-family homes combined with newer developments offering state-of-the-art features. Lots of attractive housing options are available, from low-rise lofts to stunning townhomes and amenity-rich apartments.
What to Love
- Proximity to major highways, making it easy to get anywhere you need
- Charming downtown
- An excellent place to raise a family
Chamblee is a historic yet up-and-coming city in North DeKalb County, home to residents from all walks of life. Families, young couples, professionals, and empty nesters all reside inside its locale and take advantage of the area’s welcoming ambiance. Its quiet residential streets teeming with magnificent single-family homes combine with the youthful feel of Chamblee’s city center to create a suburban paradise in the heart of a traditional urban area.
Residents enjoy the variety of dining and shopping options their city has to offer and the convenience of an easy commute to central Atlanta. Many residents use public transportation, such as the MARTA station, which is located nearby.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The culinary scene in Chamblee is heavily influenced by its diverse cultures. Throughout Atlanta, Chamblee is known as a hub for exotic cuisines and eclectic eateries. The Buford Highway Corridor is a 7-mile highway stretch lined with restaurants serving cuisines from every corner of the globe. On any given day, you can taste classic, down-home American cuisine at BLUETOP Restaurant and Southbound, try traditional Indonesian street fare at Hopstix, or sample flavorful Japanese dishes at Fudo.
A unique dining experience steeped in history is served to guests at The 57th Fighter Group Restaurant, whose locale features decor and memorabilia from WWII. For delicious desserts and frozen treats, stop by Frosty Caboose, a funky ice cream shop located inside an old train.
If you enjoy experimenting and cooking at home, the Buford Highway Farmers Market, bursting with produce varieties from all over the world, is a dream for any home cook.
Chamblee is only 20 minutes away from Buckhead, making world-class shopping at Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza easily accessible. However, Chamblee itself offers world-class shopping inside its Antique Row District, where shoppers can search for vintage, one-of-a-kind finds.
Things to Do
Chamblee couldn't be a better fit for those who enjoy getting out in nature. The city's commitment to improving pedestrian infrastructure can be seen throughout the tree-lined trails of Keswick Park
Extension Trail. These trails provide miles of beautiful scenery and a chance to experience Atlanta’s diverse flora and fauna up close. Keswick Park itself has a community building available to rent, sports fields, tennis courts, picnic areas, and a gazebo. Several other parks delighting residents include Huntley Hills Park and City Hall Park.
Every October, Chamblee hosts the Taste of Chamblee Festival to celebrate its cultural diversity through flavorsome cuisine, live music, and a kid’s zone packed with exciting activities. Every spring, the DeKalb-Peachtree (PDK) Airport
, whose grounds cut through a part of Chamblee, hosts an airshow that features stunt flight demonstrations, interactive displays of planes and trucks, and fun activities like children’s face painting.
Chamblee is served by the DeKalb County School District. Top-rated schools in the community include:
- St. Pius X. Catholic High School, Grades 9-12, among the top 5 best Catholic high schools in the state
- Chamblee Charter High School, Grades 9-12, #2 Best Charter High School in Georgia
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