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Apartment Living in Atlanta: Where to Live Spring 2019

Venue Brookwood / Photo: Karen Images 2016

Living in an apartment in Atlanta is just about as good as it gets. Not only are you living in one of America’s greatest cities, but you’re also saving money and getting more bang for your buck versus other large metro areas. The average rent in Atlanta is $1,309 for nearly 1,000 square feet of space. Of all the city’s apartment residents, 45 percent of them are paying between $1,001 and $1,500, according to rental website RentCafé, and the amenities of the following apartment complexes make the price all worth it.

Venue Brookwood

100 Colonial Homes Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

(404) 355-2144 •

Perfectly located minutes from Midtown and Buckhead, Venue Brookwood is a neighborhood gem. With a player piano in the lobby, a rooftop deck with a heated saltwater pool and a resident-only lounge on the top floor, the complex has it all, as well as classic amenities like a fitness center, fire pit and private conference room. And the social spaces are just the beginning. Floor-to-ceiling windows, oversized terraces, state-of-the-art appliances and kitchen designs, marble bathroom floors and extremely spacious floor plans make each living unit feel like a resort. Venue Brookwood is also environmentally conscious, with features like energy-efficient LED lights and retractable solar shades. Live in a spacious one-bedroom apartment here while paying around $1,700.

AMLI Arts Center

1240 W Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

(855) 207-8506 •

Enjoy skyline views while lounging by the pool, a rooftop movie theatre, a bike repair room, a fenced pet park and pet spa and more at the AMLI Arts Center in Midtown, located mere minutes from Atlanta favorites like Atlantic Station, the High Museum of Art and Piedmont Park. The high-rise complex features apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows, tall ceilings and doors and a host of additional amenities; a one-bedroom apartment is in the $2,000 range. AMLI is also a great place for transitioning residents, offering short-term furnished apartments for 90 days or more. What’s more, AMLI Residential is dedicated to its green efforts and meets environmental and energy efficiency standards and has been recognized for its achievements in minimizing its environmental impact. If you’re new in town, join the FAMLI Volunteer Program and meet others in your complex and the Atlanta area by serving with local non-profits.

Cyan on Peachtree by Greystar

3380 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

(470) 237-5669 •

The heart of Buckhead houses Cyan on Peachtree, where you can live the city life with natural light, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, private patios and yards and Bluetooth-distributed audio in a luxury apartment. A one-bedroom starts at around $1,500 per month and also provides access to a pet spa, pool and cyber café. But what really makes Cyan on Peachtree is the locale, which offers easy access to MARTA trains and buses and is in walking distance to some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants and shops.

Cyan On Peachtree

Haven at Avalon

1213 1st Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009

(770) 285-8585 •

Haven at Avalon is located in one of the most coveted spots along the GA 400 corridor. The complex offers one- and two-bedroom luxury apartments in the heart of Avalon, a modern, master-planned community with dozens of shops, chef-driven restaurants, a movie theatre and a grocery store right outside your door. Starting at just $1,500, designer units include an array of premium options and rich interior finishes, as well as access to both free and fee-based Avalon concierge services, a fully equipped fitness center, rentable micro-offices, a rooftop terrace and a saltwater pool with a tanning ledge and an outdoor lounge, among other features. Additionally, Avalon is the first Fiberhood in Georgia, offering Internet speeds at 100 times faster than average.

Haven at Avalon

Overton Rise

3695 Cumberland Boulevard SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

(770) 435-1111 •

From Overton Rise, you can walk to Atlanta’s newest and biggest attractions: SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta. Located in Vinings, this stylish apartment complex is in the center of the area’s most up-and-coming neighborhood and features community amenities like poolside cabanas with outdoor kitchens, Zen gardens, a health and wellness center and a complimentary Starbucks coffee bar. A one-bedroom apartment starting at $1,400 includes a wide range of features, from 10-foot ceilings, gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances and designer wood-grain flooring to huge walk-in closets, built-in workspaces and programmable SMART Home Systems. In addition, the pet-friendly complex offers direct access to the Chattahoochee River and the Silver Comet Trail.

Overton Rise

The Residences at Vinings Mountain

100 Pinhurst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30339

(844) 524-4998 •

The bustling city meets the quiet countryside at the Residences at Vinings Mountain, where features like modern finishes, wood-style flooring, high ceilings and large closets come standard in the one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plan options. In select plans, additional high-end amenities like fireplaces, French doors, sunrooms, environmentally-friendly appliances and built-in dry bars will take your living experience to new heights. And though the apartment complex is located in the popular neighborhood of Vinings, you’ll feel like you never even have to leave the community to find entertainment. The extensive list of community amenities includes a game room, golf simulator, putting green, wine tasting room, spin room, tennis court, lakeside gazebo, theater room and three swimming pools. Several apartments start at just $1,100, and the surrounding neighborhood includes attractions like The Battery Atlanta and SunTrust Park, iFLY Indoor Skydiving, the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center and the Chattahoochee River.