Chamblee, GA Neighborhoods and Homes For Sale
Chamblee is a small but active and diverse community northeast of Atlanta. Because of its pleasant, suburban atmosphere and proximity to metro Atlanta, it’s a popular place to live and work in or commute from. Chamblee encompasses the stretch of Buford Highway that includes the Chinatown Mall and many other in-demand, international dining destinations.
Cost of Living
The median value of homes in Chamblee is slightly higher than the U.S. median. The cost of living in Chamblee is also higher than the Georgia average and higher than the national average, and residents pay a bit more for goods and services in general. However, cost of living is still lower than in Atlanta, so Chamblee offers a more affordable option close to the city.
Chamblee is conveniently located just 14 miles from Downtown Atlanta and transportation is easy and accessible. The city is right off two major highways that provide quick access to Atlanta, I-285 and I-85. There is a MARTA rail station and several MARTA bus stops in Chamblee, so public transportation is readily available. In addition, there is the Dekalb Peachtree Airport located in Chamblee for an alternative to the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for long distance transportation needs.
Chamblee is part of the Dekalb County School District, which includes six elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools, and two private schools. It is the third largest school system in the state with a focus on inspiring higher education.
With its diverse community comes a wide range of international food options, including the popular Chinatown Mall and an array of different Asian cuisine along the ethnic dining destination, Buford Highway. Chamblee is a collector’s town with a plethora of antique stores and shopping options. There are plenty of festivals and events throughout the year, like the highly anticipated Taste of Chamblee on Buford Highway. There are seven neighborhood parks in Chamblee, the largest of which is Keswick Park. It offers several different fields for various sports as well as playgrounds and picnic areas.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.