Sylvan Hills is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia.
There is an extensive selection of green spaces in Sylvan Hills. It is easy to reach parks in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out. Finally, it is relatively serene in this neighborhood, thanks to the presence of very few pedestrians.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 60% of the dwellings in Sylvan Hills, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This neighborhood also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and home owners is about even. Most housing in this part of Atlanta was built pre-1960, during its latest housing boom.
A grocery store is ordinarily reachable within a very short walk from most homes for sale in this neighborhood. A small number of restaurants and cafes are available as well. When it comes to education, primary schools are easy to walk to from most properties for sale in this area. However, residents may find it difficult to access high schools as a pedestrian. Locals can choose between public and private elementary schools.
Driving is very often the preferred transportation option in Sylvan Hills. It is very convenient to access a place to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 85. In contrast, Sylvan Hills is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Sylvan Hills, despite the fact that many daily needs can be met by walking.