Sandy Springs

The first new city in Georgia in almost 50 years when it was founded in 2005.

Welcome to Sandy Springs

Highly-desirable suburban-urban hybrid north of Atlanta
Characterized by lush and peaceful residential neighborhoods, and bustling commercial areas, Sandy Springs is a sought-after place to live. This predominantly suburban city is located in Fulton County and is approximately 16 miles north of Atlanta. Interstate 285 intersects the area, making travel a breeze for commuters. Locals enjoy perks such as convenient shopping, fun events, excellent restaurants, and quality schools.
Homes throughout Sandy Springs are stately and breathtaking. Lawns and landscaping are always perfectly maintained, and residential roads are enveloped by towering trees and gorgeous plant life. Additionally, those seeking an enhanced degree of privacy can tour homes that offer hidden driveways and gated entries. For all of these reasons, neighborhoods in this city are nothing shy of idyllic.

What to Love

 • Lush and private residential neighborhoods
 • Great local schools
 • Minutes away from Atlanta
 • Convenient shopping
 • Ample outdoor spaces

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Sandy Springs have fallen in love with this city for a multitude of reasons. Above and beyond all other factors, neighborhoods here are tranquil, scenic, and picturesque. Houses provide an abundance of space for families of every size and feature newer architectural styles. On the eastern edge of town, you’ll find the core commercial district. Stores, restaurants, and various businesses are scattered throughout this urban environment.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Locals have an outstanding list of choices when it comes to shopping, dining, and entertainment. On the eastern side of Sandy Springs, experiences of every kind await.
Steps outside of the city, there is a fantastic selection of stores in and around the Perimeter Mall. Within the shopping complex, you can browse stores such as Ulta Beauty, Banana Republic, Macy’s, Sephora, and more. Nearby, check off everything on your to-do list at T.J. Maxx, PetSmart, Target, HomeGoods, and Michaels. Up and down Roswell Road, you can also shop at Trader Joe’s, Kroger, Lowe’s Home Improvement, and more.
Sandy Springs has a wonderful selection of top-rated restaurants. Throughout the city, a vast expanse of cuisines is available to you. Locals frequent eateries such as Zafron Restaurant, Rumi's Kitchen Sandy Springs, il Giallo Osteria & Bar, JINYA Ramen Bar, Kaiser's Chophouse, and Local Expedition Wood Fired Grill. Any place you select is sure to impress even the most discerning of diners.

Things to Do

Seasonally, and during all times of the year, there’s no shortage of activities and attractions in Sandy Springs.
Residents are diligent in marking their calendars for some of the area’s most delightful events. As a new local, make plans to attend City Green Live, Concerts by the Springs, the Sandy Springs Independence Day Fireworks Display, Spooky Springs, Sandy Springs Lantern Parade, the Sandy Springs Farmers Market, and the local arts festival.
Outdoor enthusiasts are thrilled to live around the numerous parks, trails, and recreation spaces in Sandy Springs. On the northern end of the city, Morgan Falls Overlook Park is home to several playgrounds, breathtaking views of the river, and trails. Nearby, 30-acre Big Trees Forest Preserve and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area provide two more serene places to escape in nature.


Parents with children in elementary school will find quality options throughout Sandy Springs.
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