Virginia Highland is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia.
The character of Virginia Highland is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Piedmont Park and Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations within this area. This neighborhood is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be reasonably calm - although there are still several louder sections, especially closer to the railway line.
In Virginia Highland, about 45% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This part of Atlanta experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. This part of Atlanta has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the rest are renters.
A supermarket is usually reachable within a reasonably short walk from most houses for sale in Virginia Highland. In addition, there are a fair number of choices in close proximity for those who value restaurants and cafes. A reasonable selection of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance. With respect to education, in this area, locals will usually be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot.
It is convenient for pedestrians to move around in this part of Atlanta; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle, and plenty of businesses are nearby. The best transportation option in Virginia Highland is often driving. It is convenient to park. However, traveling by transit can be at times challenging in Virginia Highland as a result of the infrequent service. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences.