About 150 miles from Atlanta, family-owned Russell Lands includes 14 neighborhoods clustered around the southwest corner of Lake Martin—a 41,000-acre reservoir awarded state “Treasured Lake” status because of its exceptional water quality. The community is about 40 miles from both Auburn and Montgomery.
Westside Atlanta’s 70-acre Quarry Yards, Forsyth County forthcoming mini-city Halcyon, Serenbe's health-and-wellness–focused “hamlet” called Mado—these metro Atlanta developments are focusing on the outdoors.
When Scott Mall and his then wife noticed that the house at 1965 Drummond Pond Road in Milton was for sale, they jumped on it immediately. This Nantucket-style house had everything they wanted, including a large lakefront lot.
“It’s really about intentional living, intentional community, less space, more life,” says Will Johnston, 36, founder and executive director of Tiny House Atlanta, an education and advocacy group, and a consultant to the developer Tiny South. “Less footprint, less stuff.”
Yes, the rent is too damn high, according to the 2013 "Housing Landscape" report published last week by the Center for Housing Policy. The Center concluded that housing problems are getting worse for working renters, because, while incomes have gone—and stayed—down, rents have gone up —and are still going up.
From Native Americans to the Civil War to 70s communes, this Sandy Springs house has a fascinating past.
The club has a lake, so it offers boating and fishing, as well as hiking and a top-ranked golf course. Most unique is the Arts Loft, a staffed studio that serves both professionals and novices—offering classes, shows, dinners, and wine events.
The development will have two residential phases connected by a future mixed-use section next door to the new Mercedes-Benz headquarters.
Beginning next week, the residents of Capitol View, Sylvan Hills, Lakewood Heights, and other Southeast Atlanta neighborhoods will get a chance to review the latest proposal to fix a long-neglected part of town.
FrontDoor Communities restores 19th-century home to serve as heart of new development just off Roswell's busy Canton Street.