Brookhaven (30319) :: Neighborhood Spotlight on Drew Valley

Welcome to Brookhaven’s Drew Valley! In 1954, Drew Valley construction began. Today, there are more than 800 homes in the Drew Valley subdivision. The neighborhood was originally composed of cozy bungalows and ranches that were approximately 1000-1500 square feet, but with the growing popularity of Drew Valley, beautiful new construction homes and quality renovations and restorations are dotting virtually every street now.  This surge in Brookhaven’s desirability, diversity of the residents, and fabulous location make Drew Valley a wonderful place to call home.

Brookhaven’s Drew Valley has been a popular neighborhood to settle down in for a long time, and it attracts residents of all ages. People choose Drew Valley because of it’s location and affordability with a variety of price ranges to fit many budgets. Drew Valley is one of Brookhaven’s best kept secrets because of its close proximity to hot spots like the ever so popular and expanding Village Place Brookhaven and the short drive to Town Brookhaven. With community events popping up within walking distance such as the Brookhaven Chili Cookoff, the Brookhaven Arts Festival, and the Brookhaven Beer Festival, living in this vibrant part of Brookhaven has never been more fun. Keep reading to learn more about what Drew Valley has to offer you!

Shopping and Dining

Village Place Brookhaven is so close to Drew Valley that you can start thinking about leaving your car in the driveway when going out! Having “village” in the name was no accident as that’s what you’ll feel like you are in here. The Merchantile is a local upscale home decorating boutique where you can find tasteful pieces for your home. At Little House of Art  your kids can celebrate their birthday with a party or just enjoy a Saturday afternoon of painting. Popular restaurants include Haven for a gourmet twist on southern favorites and Valenza Italian to transport you to Italy for a romantic dinner and a robust selection of wine. If you want to enjoy a glass of wine or an artisan cocktail there is Pour Wine Bar and Cocktails and Canvas where you can sip and paint too. Verde Taqueria has quaint indoor and outdoor dining and a mouth watering selection of tacos and margaritas. Kaleidoscope Bistro offers delicious dining and great selection of local ales in a casual upbeat setting.  J. Christopher’s is one of Atlanta’s favorite breakfast and brunch restaurants featuring favorites like the french toast and blueberry crunch cakes. Try Yoforia’s yogurt while window shopping around Village Place Brookhaven!

Drew Valley is also conveniently located to Town Brookhaven, which has some of the best boutique shopping and dining in Atlanta. For a nice dinner out on the town try Noche Tapas Bar, Baci By Cafe At Pharr, Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub, There, Cinebistro, Bua Thai and Sushi, or Olive BistroTreza was voted one of the top 5 pizza pies in Atlanta, so stop there for a slice of heaven and a scoop of gelato! Other casual dining includes Moe’s, Flying Biscuit, Newk’s Express Cafe, and Which Which. For dessert there is Marble Slab Creamery, Swirl Frozen Yogurt and The Cup for a delicious cupcake.

Town Brookhaven has a selection of tasteful boutiques including Lila Boutique, Collage Boutique, Edyn Boutique, Happy Feet Boutique, and Boogaloos that all offer gorgeous pieces of clothing, decor, and shoes to meet your eclectic and unique tastes. However, if shopping means getting groceries at a convenient location there is Publix and Costco Wholesale in Town Brookhaven.

Service

For a pampered day at the spa try 10Ten or Natural Body in Village Place Brookhaven. Other convenient services include Pro Cleaners to drop dry cleaning off on the way home and Eye Haven for optometry.

Town Brookhaven offers a  variety of services from LA Fitness Brookhaven to get in shape to BrookhavenOrthodontics to get your teeth into shape. Locals enjoy Nail Talk and Tan and Salon Red for daily beautification. Other conveniently located services include Reflections Eyecare, AT&T and Town Dentistry. Keller Williams Realty Peathree Road is also in Town Brookhaven so The Peters Company is never far if you need expert advice about buying, selling and maintaining your Atlanta home.

Community Spirit and Amenities

If you are looking for locally grown fun then check out the Brookhaven Farmers Market. Locals order veggies for fall and winter with the Community Assisted Agriculture, enjoy Chef’s Demos while perusing the locally grown fruits, vegetables and other locally made soaps and cheeses. The farmers market is a source of community pride, and it is a great way to catch up with friends on a Saturday.

Drew Valley has a familial feeling and amazing community spirit  which makes it perfect for residents of all ages. Places like Briarwood Park are havens for friends and family to gather and get to know each other. Briarwood Park has amenities like a playground, pool, tennis courts, indoor basketball, meeting areas and so much more! They also organize adult and children’s activities and sports clubs. Visit the Drew Valley website if you are interested in learning more about current community happenings.

Do you want to schedule a play date for your toddler? Drew Valley has its own social network so that you can get to know your neighbors and let your kids make friends in the neighborhood. Click here to learn more about scheduling a play date with other Drew Valley residents.

Schools

If you are looking for an good school district, then look no further! You will be happy to know that school zoning for Drew Valley is Ashford Park Elementary, Chamblee Middle, and Chamblee Charter High School. Chamblee Charter High School is ranked 20th out of more than 365 Georgia high schools according to schooldigger.com.

Location and Transportation

Drew Valley is located in the City of Brookhaven, and it is as close to Fulton County as you can get without the escalating tax bills associated with Fulton County and the City of Atlanta. The close proximity to Peachtree Road, I-85, and GA400 makes this location convenient to and from any direction. If public transportation is more your speed, the Brookhaven Marta train station stop is within a few blocks and there are multiple buses to choose from. It is easy to get there and easy to leave. But trust us, once you call Drew Valley home you will never want to go far to have fun (and you won’t have to)!

We know and love this neighborhood, so if you are looking to buy or sell your home please give us a call. The Peters Company is the top real estate team in Drew Valley, selling more homes in Drew Valley in the past 2 years than any other real estate agent.   Whether you are looking to sell your Drew Valley home or buy in the neighborhood, it would be our pleasure to assist you!

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