The city of Sandy Springs is located north of Atlanta and boasts a little more than 100,000 satisfied residents, making it the second-largest city in the metro. Sandy Springs is also home to some of the area’s best hospitals —including Northside Hospital — great shopping, excellent restaurants, beautiful parks, exciting river activities and multiple family-friendly events. Offering easy access to Interstates 285, GA 400 and I-75/85, as well as MARTA, Sandy Springs is convenient to all areas of greater Atlanta, including Truist Park, home of the Braves, which is just a short distance away.
The City of Sandy Springs has received numerous accolades, including ranking fourth in CNNMoney’s list of Best Places to Live; earning a spot on Forbes’ list of America’s Top 25 Towns to Live Well; and, as of 2021, ranking on Niche.com’s lists for Best Place to Live in Atlanta and Best Atlanta Area Suburb for Families. But what exactly makes Sandy Springs so special?
First of all, not only is it convenient to Atlanta, the area has its own charm and appeal. Sandy Springs is right on the Chattahoochee River and offers ample opportunities to relax in nature and explore Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Trails. Heritage Green Park in Sandy Springs is the site of many fun events and festivals, as well as offering educational and recreational opportunities for residents and visitors. Round out your next day trip to Sandy Springs with a venture to the farmers market for fresh produce and local wares, or perhaps go see a live show at City Springs, the town’s own performing arts center. Events in Sandy Springs take place all year long and include the popular Lantern Parade in June, the Stars and Stripes Celebration in July, the Sandy Springs Festival in September, Restaurant Week in November and more.
Several distinct neighborhoods give Sandy Spring character not found in other areas. Different sections of the city such as the Panhandle, North Springs, Riverside and Perimeter Center all offer their own distinct lifestyles. Whether you’re looking for a stately historic home, modern condominium, sprawling Southern estate or sleek newly constructed abode, it’s here. Come find your ideal life in Sandy Springs soon, and you won’t want to leave.