Welcome to Sandy Springs
A luxurious, lively neighborhood full of lush parks and sylvan beauty.
Riverfront beauty, downtown bustle, corporate ambition, and tranquil community-centric pockets – Sandy Springs has it all. Sporting an amiable balance of residential bliss and swaths of commercial exuberance, this Atlanta suburb is a symbiotic blend of work and play. The lively, city-within-a-city feel and the walkable downtown setting provides residents with the best of both worlds.
A fairly young city, Sandy Springs was incorporated in 2005 and has grown into a mini metropolis, gaining a reputation as a dynamic destination with a stellar transportation system, easy commute to Atlanta, and coveted real estate. The swiftly-moving market dazzles with grand estates and sprawling properties in the area’s more established sections, stylish mid-century renovations, sleek condominiums, and luxe mansions designed by the industry’s most sought-after architects.
What to Love
- Luxury estates set on sprawling lawns
- A self-sustaining, close-knit community
- Highly walkable downtown district
- Thriving center of art and culture
- Stunning natural beauty
People & Lifestyle
Sandy Springs has seen a flurry of development in recent years, and the result is a rich community of ambitious professionals, growing families, and corporate titans. Just 30 minutes outside of downtown Atlanta, Sandy Springs serves as a residential oasis for executives seeking a quieter lifestyle, as well as a paradise for families looking for excellent schools and leafy, laid-back yards for playtime and weekend cookouts.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Globally inspired and innovative, Sandy Springs is home to an impressive culinary scene. Fresh flavors, a vibrant menu, and an airy, contemporary design have made Brooklyn Cafe one of the nation’s top 100 local gems, as voted by OpenTable. Offering classic bistro fare with a Southern twist, this coveted cafe features favorites like Creole chicken and sausage, lobster bisque, and fried Georgia tomatoes. Persian cuisine shines at the creative Rumi’s Kitchen, with freshly baked bread, fragrant spices, and traditional dishes like kabobs marinated in saffron sauce. Specializing in locally sourced fare and international barbeque dishes, Local Woodfired Grill dazzles with colorful creations like grilled street corn and fries with parsley and cotija cheese.
Things to Do
Sandy Springs defies the notion that you can’t have it all – here you’ll find urban charm and scenic wilderness, lush green space, and diverse activities. Experience the natural beauty of Georgia at the expansive Morgan Falls Overlook Park. Spanning 30 acres of lush landscaping and wild foliage, this stunning riverside park features hiking trails, fire pits, scenic views, and kayaking on the river. Pack a picnic and settle in for a dazzling sunset or get out on the water with paddleboard and canoe rentals. Fish, watch butterflies flit from flower to flower, or simply take in the spectacular scenery at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, a breathtaking display of wildlife and foliage spread over 6,000 acres of land and an impressive 48 miles of sparkling river. Art meets playtime at Abernathy Greenway Park, a lovely green space for budding artists. Full of sculptures and playable art pieces, this creative spot inspires interactive play.
Sandy Springs residents benefit from the community’s excellent schools, including the highly rated Heards Ferry Elementary School for students in preschool through fifth grade.