Sandy Springs

Welcome to Sandy Springs

Highly sought-after suburban city delivering exceptional convenience.

Nestled minutes north of Atlanta and adjacent to Buckhead, Sandy Springs offers incredibly desirable residential living in a prime location. This city delivers an array of exceptional amenities, including a wonderful selection of schools, nearby shopping and dining, direct access to Interstate 285, and unparalleled spaces for outdoor recreation. The area is currently home to a population of 108,080 (as of 2020) and is located in Fulton County.

Lining each road of this suburban oasis are stately, luxurious, and charming homes. Quiet and undisturbed, this community provides an outstanding quality of life for its residents. Prospective buyers who are seeking additional privacy and seclusion in the Atlanta area should definitely explore this gorgeous gem. Thanks to its close proximity to numerous parks, trails, and nature reserves, some neighborhoods feel as though they are in the middle of a wooded paradise but only minutes from all the conveniences of urban living.

What to Love

  • Tranquil suburban neighborhoods
  • Ultra-convenient locale (minutes to Atlanta, Buckhead, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, and Roswell)
  • Numerous spaces for outdoor recreation
  • Idyllic homes

Local Lifestyle

After taking one trip through Sandy Springs, it is next to impossible not to adore this community. Brimming with picturesque homes and residential areas, a convenient selection of commercial establishments, and surrounded by nature, everything you could want or need is steps from home. Individuals commuting to Atlanta for work will appreciate the reasonable drive (downtown is located approximately 16 miles south of Sandy Springs). Overall, life here is nothing shy of comfortable and relaxed.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The center of Sandy Springs, named City Springs, is bustling with an impressive array of shops, dining, and entertainment. City Springs also includes a 1,096 seat world-class Byers Theatre. Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta oldest outdoor music venue, and minutes from City Springs, host the largest names in the entertainment industry.

Running your weekly errands? Do so with ease when you stop at the stores situated on (and near) Roswell Road NE. Stock up at places such as Trader Joe’s, Kroger, Penzeys Spices, Hollywood Feed pet store, Lidl, Whole Foods Market, and Publix. On the edge of town — at and around the Perimeter Mall — there are even more retailers to check out. Peruse new items at stores such as Target, T.J. Maxx, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Barnes & Noble, Total Wine & More, and many others.

Take a break from cooking at any one of the exceptional restaurants found in and around Sandy Springs. Residents have the option of enjoying a memorable dining experience at places such as Kaiser's Chophouse, il Giallo Osteria & Bar, Local Expedition Wood Fired Grill, The Select Restaurant + Bar, JINYA Ramen Bar, and C&S Seafood & Oyster Bar.

Things to Do

Nature enthusiasts find Sandy Springs especially suited to their preferences. Encompassed by acres upon acres of outdoor spaces, there are numerous ways to enjoy the outside.

Along the Chattahoochee River, there are several exceptionally tranquil places to spend your time. One of the most idyllic is the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Featuring miles of trails — some that are moderately challenging — as well as biking paths and scenic waterfront views, locals consider this to be an awe-inspiring spot to visit. Several other great places to check out (that are also along the river) include East Palisades Unit Indian Trail, Bamboo Forest, and Morgan Falls Overlook Park.

Close to area neighborhoods, there are even more ways to experience nature to the fullest while residing in Sandy Springs. Spend your off days at favorite spots such as Chastain Park, Big Trees Forest Preserve, Steel Canyon Golf Club, and Abernathy Greenway Park North.


Close to Sandy Springs, enjoy a fantastic selection of quality elementary schools.

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