Sylvan Hills

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$78,999 to $534,900
  • Closed Prices:$45,000 to $358,000
  • Median Sale Price:$225,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$180
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0/mo,$0 to $100,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1915 to 2020
  • Sq. Ft.:700 to 2,627Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:2 to 11Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 4Bathrooms
  • 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

Sylvan Hills is mostly residential, with several historic homes located off of Sylvan Road. Fortunately, the demolition process of older homes has come to a halt, and newly constructed and renovated properties have started to conform to the character of the neighborhood’s original architecture. Bungalows and restored craftsman-style homes are common here, and residents take advantage of the two neighborhood parks in the northern section of Sylvan Hills.

Price Vibes

Sylvan Hills is known for its affordability, but with many redevelopments in the neighborhood, property values are expected to rise. Still, prospective buyers are attracted to the investment opportunity that Sylvan Hills provides, along with some appealing amenities in the area, like the Westside Beltline Trail.

Where to Eat

Locals like Lakewood Diner, known for its comfort food, casual atmosphere and great prices. Sylvan Hills is ideally situated near West End and downtown Atlanta, providing residents with a range of dining options from casual cafes to upscale eateries. The Westside Beltline Trail also offers a handful of cafes, restaurants, and places to grab a bite to eat along the trail’s borders.

What You'll See

This community-oriented neighborhood has an active neighborhood association, and residents are involved in improving the community through events and initiatives. Residents here take advantage of the local Perkerson Park, the Westside Beltline Trail, and the Sylvan Hills Arboretum, offering greenspace, places for group gatherings and outings, and community-wide events.

Friday Night Fun

The Cellairis Amphitheatre, located next to Sylvan Hills, provides an outdoor festival venue for major concerts and events, and nearby Peters Street in Castleberry Hill is home to art galleries, shopping, dining, entertainment and more. The Westside Beltline Trail connects the neighborhood to West End, Westview, and Mozley Park, and is home to popular spots like the Lean Draft House, where walkers and bikers can stop in for food, drinks, and games on the outdoor patio facing the trail.

The Perfect Sunday

Sylvan Hills is a great spot for outdoor lovers, with community parks and activities for families, friends, and visitors. Locals can spend the afternoon in Perkerson Park, which offers 50 acres of greenspace, recreational fields, paths, a playground, and a popular splash pad, or the Westside Beltline Trail, providing a three-mile biking and walking path that connects the southwest Atlanta neighborhoods.

Transportation Options

Although Sylvan Hills is a walkable community, many residents take advantage of the two transit stations located along Lee Street and the bus routes that connect the neighborhood with downtown Atlanta and nearby areas. Lakewood-Fort McPherson Transit Station and Oakland City Transit Station provide access to the MARTA red and gold lines and are a connecting hub for a handful of bus routes. I-85 borders the eastern side of the neighborhood, offering access to downtown Atlanta, and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is only about 10 minutes south.


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