Eastern Dekalb

This up-and-coming area is located east of Atlanta and includes areas such as Gresham Park, Belvedere Park, Candler McAfee, Stone Mountain, Lithonia, Panthersville, and East Lake. With convenient access to I-20 and a growing list of amenities that include bars, restaurants, and parks, Eastern DeKalb is an excellent place to invest or live.

Key Features

Affordable and Growing: A popular area for students and young families, Eastern DeKalb County has seen a large amount of development in recent years, and that trend is only expected to continue. It is characterized by affordable brick single-family and duplex homes, often featuring bonus rooms and fenced back yards.

An Emphasis on Community: This area is home to many newly constructed schools such as Drew Charter and Barack Obama Elementary School. Many of the communities of Eastern DeKalb County are established, with long-standing annual events and traditions.

Nest Picks

Stone Mountain

This 3,200-acre park built around one of the largest pieces of exposed granite is an Eastern DeKalb gem. With hiking trails, a cable car, geyser towers, an adventure ropes course, and a train that runs around the base of the mountain, there's no shortage of activities to entertain. It also has the world's largest laser light show!

Arabia Mountain

This 2,550-acre park is built around Arabia Mountain. The granite monadnock is home to several unusual and endangered plant and animal species, including the diamorpha plant that thrives in pools of water on the mountain. Visitors can take in the natural beauty, hike, bike, or learn more in the visitor center.

Arepa Mia

With an emphasis on family and good food, this restaurant is the perfect place for a delicious bite. The authentic Venezuelan dishes filled with meat and vegetables are sure to hit the spot, while the brightly decorated walls remind you of the owner's home country. Even better, they are naturally gluten free! Make sure you finish your meal with some fried sweet plantains, or take some to enjoy at home.

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