About Avondale Estates
The century-old city of Avondale Estates, tucked near the western edge of DeKalb County, is exactly the type of town you’d expect to find if you stepped back in time. The people are kind, the streets are tidy and the crisp, cool waters of Avondale Lake are as inviting as can be on a hot Georgia day.
While it wouldn’t be completely accurate to call Avondale Estates an exclusive community, you’d be right on-target if you called it unique, charming and a lot like paradise.
Avondale Estates Homes & Real Estate
The nearly 3,000 people who live in this beautiful community love its Tudor-style architecture, but there are so many more styles of Homes for Sale in Avondale Estates. From roomy homes with open floor plans to cozy, one-bedroom spaces, you’ll find exactly what you need here.
The average home price in Avondale Estates is about $300,000, with homes costing approximately $126 per square foot.
Avondale Estates Dining and Shopping
The commercial district is where residents enjoy our fantastic restaurants (try the veggie combo pizza at the Avondale Pizza Café or the prosciutto baguette at Dressed—you’ll be so glad you did). Waffle House got its start in Avondale Estates, and you can visit their museum at the eatery’s flagship location after grabbing a cup of coffee.
Several retail boutiques are located along Main Street, and the DeKalb Farmer’s market is incredibly popular for groceries. Aldi, Kroger and several international grocery stores are also located here, which makes picking up the perfect ingredients is always easy.
Avondale Estates Entertainment
Spend an afternoon in the Rail Arts District, where galleries and studios abound. The city hosts several annual events, including the Lake Avondale Christmas Tree Lighting and the Easter Egg Hunt/Dog Parade. An annual fishing derby, a popular 4th of July parade, and several 5k races take place as well.
For movies, nightlife and other entertainment, many residents go into Decatur or Atlanta.
Avondale Estates Commute Times
Avondale Estates is located just off Highway 278 near its junction with 154, which makes commuting to nearby cities fairly easy depending on the time of day you’re traveling.
From Avondale Estates to:
- Atlanta: 7.8 miles
- Conyers: 19.6 miles
- Decatur: 2.1 miles
- Douglasville: 30.4 miles
- Ellenwood: 16.8 miles
- Forest Park: 18.8 miles
- Marietta: 29.7 miles
- North Druid Hills: 5.7 miles
- Panthersville: 6 miles
- Sandy Springs: 19.8 miles
Avondale Estates Parks and Recreation
The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is in charge of Willis Park, a spectacular enclave with picnic space, playground areas and so much more.
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After you’ve explored Avondale Estates Real Estate Listings and determined what you’re looking for in your next home, please call us at 404-396-9643 or Send Us a Note Online. We’re the Avondale Estates experts, and we can get you into the home of your dreams.
Schools IN Avondale Estates
Children who live in Avondale Estates are part of the DeKalb County School System.
Schools IN Avondale Estates
- Avondale Elementary School
- Fernbank Elementary School
Older kids who attend public schools here go to Druid Hills Middle and Druid Hills High.
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