Riverside Sandy Springs

The Riverside community of Sandy Springs might possibly be the largest HOA run community in Sandy Springs.  This fabulous neighborhood originated in the late 1960’s with homes originally selling for less than $50,000!  Nowadays, your average range of homes is from $400,000 – $1,000,000!

Riverside is known as THE swim tennis community in Sandy Springs, with an amazing swim team and ALTA team.  The clubhouse is also a great place to host parties and neighborhood events.  Riverside is a family friendly neighborhood with many children riding bikes and parent’s strolling the streets.  Riverside feeds into the sought after public school system of Heards Ferry, Ridgeview and Riverwood High school.  Many families move here to reap the benefits of all 3 public schools.

If you are looking to go the private school route, it is a quick drive to Holy Innocents Episcopal School, Marist School, Holy Spirit, The Epstein School, Galloway, and Mount Vernon Presbyterian.  Being just 5 minutes from the interstate, you’re truly close to it all!  You are minutes from all your shopping needs with Whole Foods, Target, Publix, and so much more.   Excellent dining choices like Hearth, Flying Biscuit, 5 Season’s Brewery, Enzo, Brooklyn Café and the list goes on!

Whether your goal is to find a home to renovate and refurbish or an immaculately restored home, Riverside should be top on your real estate list.

West Village Brookfield Park

If you live in the Smyrna Vinings area then you know the West Village – it has become somewhat of a landmark for those of us residing in “Sminings.”  The West Village is a fabulous live, shop, play community.  People come from all over to enjoy their coffee at Starbucks, pizza at Blue Moon or family night at MacCray’s Tavern.  However, amongst the luckiest Smyrna Vinings residents are probably the ones living right in the West Village.  The West Village began new construction in 2006 with many different phases coming together year after year.   Buyers can have their choice from a condo or townhome or single family home.

Quite a few builders have helped make The West Village community what is today: Lennar Homes, Monte Hewett, Pulte Homes and Ashton Woods to name a few.  One of the last new construction phases was built by Ashton Woods Homes, one of Atlanta’s premier builders.  Ashton Woods Homes has come into the West Village and offered a fabulous product of craftsman style energy efficient homes.  Lennar Homes also provided fabulous product with inviting outdoor living areas.  Monte Hewett was one of the original builders and their attention to detail and quality far surpassed the competition.  The West Village offers all the luxury of the live, shop, play feel while still enjoying a private yard and a sparkling swimming pool!

Ashton Woods Homes and Monte Hewett homes were built energy efficient. What exactly does this mean to you?  Radiant Barrier Roofs, Double Pane, Vinyl – Low-E Windows, Fresh Air Ventilation System, Combustion Safety, Low VOC Paints and Carpet, Pressure Balancing, Dow House Wraps, and so much more. Ashton Woods Homes is recognized by the Deptartment of Energy for the energy efficient homes they build. Ashton Woods is part of Power House Green through Environments for Living.

Next time you are enjoying a burger at Five Guys Burgers be sure to swing through the residential part of the West Village!  Affordable homes with access to a swimming pool, work-out facility, club house and all the live, shop, play attraction of the West Village!

Stonecrest – Smyrna Vinings

If you are in the market to buy a new construction home in the Smyrna Vinings area, then the Stonecrest neighborhood might possibly be the most bang for your buck! There are few builders out there that can be considered custom homebuilders, however Waterford Builders is the closest thing to it. Waterford Homes is the builder in the new construction community of Stonecrest and they are pleasing buyers left and right. If you want to change space into a mudroom or a living room into a play room with custom desks and shelves – Waterford is your builder and Stonecrest is your neighborhood!

This new home community might not have the amenities of a swim / tennis club, however you are walking distance to One Ivy Walk and the West Village where you can enjoy a burger at Five Guys, pizza at Blue Moon, or breakfast at First Watch. Just outside your community you can pick up the Silver Comet Bike Trail and take it down to the local park or keep on going to the state line!

Stonecrest neighborhood is also a short distance to all your top private schools: Lovett, Westminster, Pace, St. Benedict’s, and Whitefield.

Simply put, if new construction is your heart’s desire and budget is your mind’s desire be sure to visit Stonecrest by Waterford Builders today!