East Lake

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$323,900 to $1,690,000
  • Closed Prices:$200,000 to $1,150,000
  • Median Sale Price:$486,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$231
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0,$0 to $3300,$0 to $275/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1906 to 2020
  • Sq. Ft.:891 to 5,800Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:2 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 6Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:0 - 1 acres

Homes for Sale

Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Live

Memorial Drive, Candler Road, and Hosea L Williams Drive are the main streets running through East Lake, providing most of the neighborhood’s retail and dining options. The East Lake Golf Club and East Lake Park are situated in the southern section of this neighborhood off of Alston Drive, offering a recreation center, the golf club, and greenspace. While the neighborhood is mostly residential, it is home to a handful of restaurants, organizations, and schools, including the notable Drew Charter School on Memorial Drive.

Price Vibes

Investment and development have revitalized this neighborhood in recent years, and East Lake has become a popular area for those looking to live close to downtown Atlanta while still enjoying a quieter community. As the neighborhood continues to grow, it still enjoys a range of housing options and price points and can be more affordable than some nearby areas.

Where to Eat

East Lake is home to a handful of restaurants and dining options, and nearby Oakhurst Square and downtown Kirkwood offer residents of East Lake plenty more restaurants, cafes and eateries. In East Lake, locals love The Greater Good BBQ, known for their ribs, brisket, and craft beer, and the Wats Crackin Garlic Crab, serving up crab, shrimp boil and other southern-style seafood plates.

What You'll See

The East Lake Golf Course is one of the more popular attractions in this community and draws both locals and visitors for events and the Tour Championship. The golf course and nearby East Lake Park provide this community with greenspace, and residents’ take advantage of the tennis courts, fields and picnic areas in East Lake Park. Home to many bungalow, ranch, and Tudor style homes, East Lake is a walkable and community-oriented neighborhood.

Friday Night Fun

While East Lake tends to be a quieter neighborhood, it still offers residents a handful of local eateries and bars, including Poor Hendrix, a casual restaurant and bar with small plates, bar bites and a family-friendly atmosphere. East Lake residents’ benefit from easy access to Decatur Square and Kirkwood, offering a larger selection of restaurants, bars, and events.

The Perfect Sunday

East Lake residents enjoy the East Lake Golf Club, the nearby Charlie Yates Golf Course, and the ample greenspace the neighborhood offers. East Lake Park provides a space to picnic, grill, or take advantage of the sports fields and tennis courts, and East Lake’s seasonal farmers market is a neighborhood favorite, offering local produce and artisan goods. Residents also have access to the nearby PATH system of greenways and off-road trails in neighboring Kirkwood, where cyclists, runners, and walkers exercise and families enjoy the outdoors.

Transportation Options

Memorial Drive runs east to west through East Lake, connecting the neighborhood with downtown Atlanta, and Candler Road runs north to south, providing access to neighboring communities. Bus stations are located on most main streets in the neighborhood, connecting with the East Lake Transit Station’s blue line and running routes throughout the area. The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is about 15 miles south.

Locals Love

The East Lake Golf Club • Proximity to downtown and easy access to neighboring areas.

Locals Don't Love

Rush hour traffic on main roads • Limited nightlife in neighborhood.


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