Lake Claire

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$421,620 to $1,475,000
  • Closed Prices:$244,000 to $2,225,000
  • Median Sale Price:$556,850
  • Average $ per sq ft:$343
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $250/mo,$0 to $3588,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1884 to 2020
  • Sq. Ft.:1,040 to 4,989Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 6Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:0 - 5+ acres

Homes for Sale

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

Where to Live

McLendon Avenue runs east to west through Lake Claire, with DeKalb Avenue to the south and Ponce de Leon Avenue to the north. These mains streets are home to many of the area’s retail and dining options, including the Candler Park Market, as well as most of the neighborhood’s public transportation. Lake Claire Park is centrally located in this neighborhood, and the Lake Claire Community Land Trust public greenspace is off of DeKalb Avenue.

Price Vibes

Because Lake Claire is home to an assortment of architecture and home styles, the neighborhood offers a variety of housing options, ranging from more affordable townhomes to pricier bungalows. However, home prices are expected to increase in this neighborhood due to its limited housing supply and an influx of new residents.

Where to Eat

Lake Claire is home to a variety of dining options, including the popular Flying Biscuit Cafe, serving all-day breakfast and southern-style food, and Fellini’s pizza, located in the heart of Lake Claire and offering thin-crust slices and pies. DeKalb Avenue is home to restaurants and cafes towards neighboring Lenox Place and Little Five Points, providing residents with a range of options.

What You'll See

This neighborhood is home to a variety of architecture, where Tudors, ranches, bungalows and modern designs can usually be found along the same streets. Lake Claire also boasts plenty of greenspace, including Lake Claire Park, the Lake Claire Community Land Trust, and the nearby Frazer Forest, and the neighborhood attracts a wide range of residents who enjoy its community-oriented nature.

Friday Night Fun

Nearby Little Five Points, Lenox Place, and downtown Decatur provide Lake Claire residents with most nightlife options. Moreland Avenue in Little Five Points is home to dozens of bars, restaurants and shops, and the nearby Horizon Theatre Company hosts plays and productions throughout the year. Lenox Place and downtown Decatur, just east of Lake Claire, offer a range of dining, shopping, and entertainment, from trendy restaurants to festivals and live music.

The Perfect Sunday

Lake Claire offers plenty of outdoor space, and residents take advantage of the centrally located Lake Claire Park with its playground, tennis courts, fields and Lullwater Creek. The nearby Frazer Forest provides acres of open space and trails, and the community gardens, murals and amphitheater at the Lake Claire Community Land Trust bring the community together for potlucks, drum circles, festivals, and neighborhood events. Locals also love Dr. Bombay’s Underwater Tea Party, located on McLendon Avenue, for weekend coffee, pastries, high tea, and a selection of books.

Transportation Options

Lake Claire has MARTA train stations at either end of the neighborhood, located on DeKalb Avenue and providing access to the blue and green train lines that connect the area to downtown Atlanta. DeKalb Avenue provides access to neighboring Little Five Points and Lenox Place, and Ponce de Leon Avenue connects the neighborhood with the city center. Residents are often seen walking and cycling around the neighborhood, and many of the attractions in this neighborhood are close enough for residents to walk to.

Locals Love

Community-oriented vibe • Parks and greenspace • The Lake Claire Land Trust.

Locals Don't Love

Limited nightlife within the neighborhood.


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