You will enjoy seeing the vibrancy and sense of community in this city, but you’ll also love calling it home

Welcome to Brookhaven

A vibrant and multicultural city with eclectic vibes 
What began as a plantation in the early 1800s quickly spread to include a school and some churches before it eventually developed into a resemblance of the town it is today. At one time, it was considered part of the greater Atlanta area, but given its consistent growth, it became a separate city in 2012. Brookhaven is a laid-back and family-oriented town. With an assortment of locally-owned restaurants and shops, plenty of natural parks, and a vibrant art scene, you’ll love wandering the city and enjoying all. 

Brookhaven Real Estate Market

Stroll through one of the many neighborhoods that make up Brookhaven, and you’ll marvel at the natural beauty surrounding you. Streets lined with large, old trees and plenty of lush green landscaping make up the spaces in between the homes. The houses can range from large and lavish estate-style homes to smaller ranch homes and cottages. There’s a mixture of traditional architecture dotted with more modern styles and several apartments and townhouses in the area. You will enjoy seeing the vibrancy and sense of community in this city, but you’ll also love calling it home. Contact the Brookhaven real estate agents & realtors at Intown Collective to find property, condos, houses & luxury homes for sale in Brookhaven, GA.

What to Love

  • Town Brookhaven
  • Multicultural, eclectic vibes
  • Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
  • Lynnwood Park

Local Lifestyle

Residents love Brookhaven for its family-oriented values and eclectic vibes. Wherever you are, you’ll find plenty of children, families, and pets enjoying the beautiful weather. Each neighborhood is unique and has its own personality, so it’s easy to find yourself feeling like you’re hopping from town to town all inside this one. Plus, with the Brookhaven Country Club, you’ll find plenty of amenities, from swimming and tennis to dining options. The proximity to Atlanta and the number of things to do there are also a draw to the area, especially when you can head home to the quiet retreat of a laid-back neighborhood. The Cherry Blossom Festival, one of the many local events, is a coveted favorite for residents and visitors alike. Another is the Brookhaven Farmers Market, held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., where you’ll find plenty of fresh, local produce and a tremendous sense of community.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For an assortment of shopping and dining needs, look no further than Town Brookhaven. Spend some time enjoying the shops like Vestique and Big Peach Running Co, stop at one of the many salons and spas, or stop for a quick treat at Kilwin’s. Parkside on Dresden is another shopping mall in the area designed to expand local shopping and dining experiences. Proximity to the areas of Buckhead and Atlanta also afford you many more retail opportunities at a short distance. 
The food scene is something to be desired in this area, with local favorite Kaleidoscope heading the list. Located right in the heart of Brookhaven, this bistro and pub offers a comfortable, community atmosphere with a menu full of made-from-scratch food created with quality, local ingredients. Stop in for the well-loved frittatas or the shrimp and grits for an enjoyable treat. If a cozy yet upscale, Italian-style cafe is more your suiting, check out Valenza. With a classic Italian-inspired menu and modern-day cooking methods, you’ll love the assortment of antipasti, fresh-made pasta, and classics such as saltimbocca. For a warm and cozy experience that includes delightful treats such as crab cake benedicts and beignets, check out Haven Restaurant, an upscale eatery in the village. If you’re a fan of wine, check out Brookhaven Wines for their specials and events. There’s also the local Food Truck Roundup at Blackburn Park to give you an additional assortment of local choices.

Things to Do

There’s no shortage of things to do around this city, especially when it comes to the outdoors. With options from Murphy Chandler Park, Brookhaven Park, and Lynnwood Park, to name a few, you’ll be surrounded by plenty of options for you and your children to enjoy time in the Southern sunshine. If you’re a fan of golf you’ll want to check out Peachtree Golf Club, where you can enjoy the weather while hitting the green. 
The Brookhaven Art Festival and the Brookhaven Wine and Beer Festival are two more local favorites that will have you outside enjoying the sunshine, quality entertainment, and food, plus the incredible sense of community surrounding you. If you’re a fan of rich history and art, you will love Oglethorpe University Museum of Art with its combination of nationally and internationally recognized exhibitions.
For an outdoor adventure the family is sure to love, explore the Blue Heron Nature Preserve for the day. Its four distinct habitats on 30 acres of the preserve will delight all.


Brookhaven is proudly served by Dekalb County Schools

Overview for Brookhaven, GA

1,835 people live in Brookhaven, where the median age is 62 and the average individual income is $150,826. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Brookhaven, GA

There's plenty to do around Brookhaven, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Bean Counter Northpark, OneonOne Physical Therapy, and Sirena Scuba Certification.

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Dining 4.55 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.45 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.11 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.36 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.41 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Brookhaven, GA

Brookhaven has 718 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Brookhaven do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,835 people call Brookhaven home. The population density is 4,109.597 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Brookhaven, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Brookhaven. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Peachtree Road Lutheran Preschool
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