Chamblee is a small and vibrant city, in Northern Dekalb County, located just 14 miles from downtown Atlanta. The city is bordered by Dunwoody and Brookhaven. Chamblee began as a small rail town in 1908 and has grown to around 26,000 residents. Since 2000, the downtown district has experienced significant growth. Chamblee real estate has grown to include lofts and town-homes, all while maintaining its historic charm.
Chamblee Real Estate
Chamblee is a small city that is convenient to everything in the metro area. Many of the homes in Chamblee are mid-century styles like brick ranch, split-levels, and traditional two-story brick. Chamblee offers several quiet, established neighborhoods as well as new construction.
Communities within Chamblee
- Downtown: The downtown area is known for its vintage buildings and architecture. The district has added lofts and townhomes in recent years. The Chamblee MARTA Station and City Hall are both located downtown.
- Sexton Woods: Partially in Chamblee and partially in unincorporated Dekalb County, Sexton Woods is a community mixed with 1950’s ranch style homes and newer homes. Sexton Woods is also home to Chamblee Middle School.
- Keswick Village: Adjacent to Sexton Woods, Keswick Village is next to Keswick Park and features a wide variety of homes including single family homes, ranch style homes, townhouses, and lofts.
- Clairmont Park: This area includes residential neighborhoods along Clairmont Road.
- Huntley Hills: Huntley Hills is a neighborhood established in the early 1960s. Huntley Hills Elementary School is located in the middle of the neighborhood.
- Dresden East Community: This community includes Marlin Acres, Tanglewood Circle, Wakefield Forest, and Whispering Hills.
Life in Chamblee
Chamblee’s downtown area is a popular spot for antiquing and attracts people from all over. The city is one of the South’s largest collections of antiques and includes The Broad Street Antique Mall, which features over 20,000 square feet of antique shopping. Chamblee’s restaurants feature cuisines from all over the world and some popular restaurants include Southbound, Vintage Pizzeria, and Union Hill Kitchen. Just outside the city limits is the Buford Highway Farmers Market where you can find more ethnic food varieties than anywhere else in Atlanta.
Each year Chamblee residents and visitors enjoy events such as – the Antique Row Holiday Open House, Chamblee Fun Mud Run, Fourth Friday Concert Series and 4th of July Fireworks. Taste of Chamblee takes place in the fall and features cuisine from the incredible variety of international restaurants located in Chamblee. For more shopping and dining options Brookhaven, Dunwoody and Buckhead are all minutes away.
The City of Chamblee is home to several parks. Each park offers different features, including such things as playgrounds, ball fields, grills, pavilions / picnic areas, and walking trails. Most of the parks are designed as neighborhood parks to be used by those living within biking or walking distance of the park. Keswick Park was created to serve as a community park with plenty of parking, ball fields, and a community building facility.
The DeKalb County School System serves Chamblee residents.
- Elementary Schools
- Middle and High Schools
* These schools serve a section of southern Chamblee