About South Fulton & Camp Creek Atlanta
July 5, 2013 | Diamond Realty Brokers
Many people considering making Atlanta their home want to know more about the South Fulton area, which includes Camp Creek, College Park, Hapeville, Fairburn, Cascade or SouthWest Atlanta centrally located around the Camp Creek MarketPlace. See featured homes for sale in Camp Creek Communities & Cascade Communities near the Camp Creek Marketplace.
The one common factor that many homeowners appreciate about South Fulton is the cost of homeownership while living 15 – 25 minutes from downtown Atlanta. The average price per sqft in South Fulton can range from $90 – $100 per sqft where intown home prices can start at over $215 per sqft. Although inventory it low due to more demand versus supply, it is possible to have a 4000 sqft home under $400,000 in South Fulton. Again, inventory is low. REALTORS are receiving multiple offers on properties the first day the home is on the market. There are bidding wars and homebuyers are often exhausted with highest & best offers. For many, the area is the closest thing to Atlanta Affordable luxury living. Due to it’s close proximity & historical relevance, many college graduates from Spellman, Morehouse, Clark Atlanta University, Georgia State University & Georgia Tech reside in the area. Visit the Census fact check for demographic data in Fulton County. Visit the Camp Creek link above for popular neighborhoods in Camp Creek & Cascade surrounding areas. Contact Diamond Realty Brokers for an estimate of value of your home in Camp Creek or South Fulton.
Speaking of Affordable Luxury living, many Atlanta celebrities and elite businessman & women have called the South Fulton area home like Atlanta’s own Judge Glenda Hatchet & celebrity entertainers like Demetria McKinney & Kandi Burruss from the Real Housewives of Atlanta. Kandi reportedly paid around $600,000 cash for her gated classic Cascade estate! Now that’s the kind of Affordable luxury real estate that South Fulton has to offer. Ok so some may call it balling on a budget. Whatever terms suit you best, Atlanta luxury real estate in affordable in the South Fulton area.
In addition to South Fulton real estate, South Fulton is expanding and improving it’s landscape with it’s largest project, the redevelopment of Fort McPherson with over 400 acres of business, retail & mix use development which is still in the planning stages. The community is also developing a community improvement district (CID) called the Airport West Community Improvement District, aims to fund a number of transportation, safety and beautification projects.
Many residents in this area enjoy the convenience of being located no more than 15 minutes from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Camp Creek Parkway will conveniently take you right into the Atlanta Airport. Commuters can also park & ride the College Park Marta Station‘s train, one stop to the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Commuters can also park & ride the Marta Station into downtown Atlanta for almost any attraction from sports to entertainment for traffic free & no parking hassle enjoyment!
Camp Creek, South Fulton & Cascade Atlanta Culture
Tyler Perry Studios is nestled right in Southwest Atlanta where many stars, world wide & local celebrities have made attributes to Theater, TV, Film & Entertainment. Take a virtual tour of the 200,000 sqft studio that sits on approximately 60 acres. Tyler Perry Studios isn’t normally open to the public daily. However, Tyler Perry recently opened his Studios to supporters in 2012 for a campaign fundraiser for President Barack Obama. Tyler Perry Studios are perfectly suited to Tyler Perry’s vision for where even dreams believe!
SouthWest Atlanta Arts Center is one of Atlanta’s Arts Center built specifically for arts instruction, visual art exhibition programming, and staged performances located on a 27-acre campus in the Cascade Southwest Atlanta area. The SouthWest Arts Center also provides an annual Arts Summer Camp for children & adults.
The SouthWest Arts Center is known for performances that range from For Colored Girls, The Black Kirby Visual Art Exhibition, FunkJazz Kafé: Diary Of A Decade (The Story Of A Movement), TOUSSAINT L’OUVERTURE,
African American Philharmonic Jazz Concert, Atlanta Dance Connection, STONES IN THE SUN & more.
South Fulton Arts Center is an Arts Center located in the South Fulton Camp Creek area, which offers arts programs for children & adults. The Center also provides an outdoor recreational facility for youth soccer, tennis & basketball.
Visit Fulton County Arts & Culture for more art, theater & music culture throughout Atlanta.
Mablehouse Barnes Amphitheater – Well known for it’s Jazz Concert Series & Outdoor Movies, The Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre is metro-Atlanta’s only mid-size, outdoor concert venue with covered, reserved seats! Located in Mableton, GA but within 15 – 20 minutes from South Fulton.
Wolf Creek Amphitheater is Camp Creek’s newest outdoor Amphitheater. Camp Creek & South Fulton residents enjoy a quick stroll to the Amphitheater or at most a 10 minute commute. Bring your own picnic basket of food & beverages or purchase from vendors onsite. Recent Artist & musicians such as Erykah Badu, Avant, Jagged Edge, Mint Condition & more. The Wolf Creek Amphitheater has now added outdoor movies to the latest addition of the outdoor theater attraction.
The amazing high tech Wolf Creek Library is also a beautiful addition to the South Fulton community. This is not just any library. The Wolf Creek Library has tele-conference rooms, study rooms, large meeting rooms, book clubs, yoga classes & much more.
Six Flags over Georgia is one of Georgia’s premier Theme Parks. Families with children can appreciate this seasonal park with rides galore, games & more. Although, Six Flags is located in Douglasville, its within 15 minutes or less from most South Fulton neighborhoods.
Sweet Water Creek is an outdoor lovers haven if you love hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking even geocaching. Sweet Water Creek is located right off Camp Creek Pkwy.
For you active cyclers, Dick Lane Velodrome is a 1/5 of a mile and 36° banked concrete track for bicycle racing, set in Sumner park in a residential part of beautiful historic East Point not far from the Camp Creek area. Dick Lane is the only velodrome in the world with a green space that contains a large oak tree and a creek running through the in-field. The Dick Lane Velodrome was inspired by a group of residents and City officials that visited the Munich Olympics needless to say Dick Lane Velodrome is one of a kind.
Serenbe is a sustainable community approximately 15 minutes or so from the Camp Creek area, located in Chattahoochee Hills which many resident are unaware of it’s quiet yet captivating presence nestled in South Fulton. Serenbe is such a unique community in which South Fulton residents can appreciate it’s unique approach to sustainable living. Serenbe is the Home of HGTV’s 2012 Green house. Serenbe features an Art Institute for art, culture & the environment, as well as restaurants featuring southern cuisine, such as The Hill & The Farm House. Serenbe also features boutique shops, it’s own organic farmers market, cycling, horseback riding or enjoy The Inn at Serenbe for a relaxing get a way.
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