Brookwood Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
A private, residential neighborhood that’s part of the larger Buckhead area of Atlanta, Brookwood Hills stands out among the crowd as being the only community that’s completely enclaved, making it one of the most desired locations in the city. Bordered by Peachtree Road, I-85, and Piedmont Hospital, Brookwood is a small but elegant community, situated on approximately 40 acres of well-maintained land. Despite the fact that it is truly located in the center of the city, it maintains a secluded, suburban aura that’s perfect for young couples and small families. Homes in the area are small, typically built on less than half an acre of land, but the neighborhood is kept clean, lush, and immaculate, adding to its charm.
Brookwood Hills, like many Atlanta areas, has a long history. It lies in an area famous for being the site of the Civil War’s Battle Of Peachtree Creek, when it was nothing more than undeveloped land. In 1880, Joseph Thompson and his wife, successful hotel magnates, obtained the land for their country estate, giving it the name “Brookwood.” Due to the area’s rich history, it was named to the National Register Of Historic Places and also given the title of an Atlanta Conservation District.
Residents of Brookwood Hills tend to be quiet, conservative, family-oriented people. Although the area is not as affluent as it was when Thompson and Collier were building country estates, Brookwood Hills is still a well-to-do community. Many families living in the area are members of the Brookwood Hills Community Club, an expansive country club including a swimming pool, tennis courts, and other amenities.
While Brookwood Hills itself is purely residential, restaurants, shops, and all the advantages of city life are within a short walk, making it an ideal compromise for younger couples and families who love the city but also desire the safety and exclusivity of a suburban neighborhood.