Poncey-Highland

Poncey-Highland

Atlanta, Georgia Homes for Sale

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About Poncey-Highland

Poncey-Highland is several miles northeast of downtown Atlanta, situated between Old Fourth Ward and Little Five Points. This charismatic neighborhood is home to Freedom Park, which runs through the middle of the neighborhood, the Carter Presidential Library and Museum, and the Atlanta Beltline Trail. Poncey-Highland offers residents a variety of locally-owned shops, dining options and art galleries, and is ideal for those looking for a walkable neighborhood with ample outdoor space.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $275,000 to $1,200,000

Closed Prices: $118,900 to $1,350,000

Median Sale Price: $408,000

Average $ per sq ft: $393

Association Fee Ranges: $0 to $533/mo, $0, $0 to $6396

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1910 to 2022

Sq. Ft.: 448 to 3600 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 5 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 5 Bathrooms

Getting Around Poncey-Highland

Around Poncey-Highland

North Avenue runs east to west through Poncey-Highland, and the neighborhood is bordered by Ponce de Leon Avenue to the north, where most of the retail and dining options are located, and Moreland Avenue to the east. Freedom Park stretches through much of this neighborhood, and the Eastside Beltline Trail runs along the western border.

Poncey-Highland is a popular Atlanta neighborhood with its prime location and amenities, but a variety of townhomes, lofts and single-family homes help provide this neighborhood with a range of price points. Families and commuters value the access to parks and greenspace and the neighborhood’s proximity to downtown.

The nearby Ponce City Market is home to a central food hall with cuisine from famous chefs, local restaurants and pop-up eateries, offering drinks, desserts, and a wide range of food options. Two Urban Licks, off of the Eastside Beltline Trail, is a popular spot for American fare, live music and city views, and Sweet Auburn BBQ is a go-to spot for barbeque, smoked meat and creative cocktails.

With a thriving art scene, dynamic restaurants, and eclectic shops, this neighborhood is usually busy with locals and visitors. Poncey-Highland is also home to a handful of historic buildings, including the Hotel Clermont and Briarcliff Plaza, and the neighborhood offers a range of townhomes, condos, lofts, and single-family homes situated around Freedom Park.

Poncey-Highland’s proximity to Little Five Points and Old Fourth Ward provide residents with a range of nearby bars, restaurants, and entertainment. Ponce City Market is home to the popular City Winery, a music venue, bar and restaurant with a winery on site, and Skyline Park, a family-friendly entertainment space on the rooftop of the market. The Plaza Theatre, located off of Ponce de Leon Avenue, shows midnight movies and cult classics, and Manuel’s Tavern, a neighborhood staple, offers beers on tap and a friendly atmosphere.

The Eastside Beltline Trail features live musicians, murals, sculptures, and areas to relax or gather with friends and family. The trail connects the neighborhood with Piedmont Park to the north and Reynoldstown to the south. Freedom Park, stretching across most of the Poncey-Highland neighborhood, is home to greenspace, art installations, the Poncey-Highland Playground, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. Residents can easily access the many events and festivals that are hosted in the area, including the Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival, the Fall Festival on Ponce, Taste of Atlanta, and many more.

Poncey-Highland is very walkable and bike-friendly. The John Lewis Freedom Parkway runs through Freedom Park and connects the neighborhood with downtown Atlanta. Ponce de Leon Avenue, North Highland Avenue, and Moreland Avenue are home to several bus routes that connect the neighborhood to nearby train stations and downtown. Nearby MARTA transit stations include the North Avenue Transit Station and the Inman Park-Reynoldstown Transit Station, and downtown Atlanta is only about three miles away.

Locals Love

  • Walkability
  • Access to intown amenities
  • Uniqueness of the neighborhood

Locals Don't Love

  • Limited parking in some areas due to retail and event spaces
  • Rush hour traffic

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