Welcome to Sandy Springs

If you’re searching for the best of both worlds, give Sandy Springs a look. Located both inside and outside the I-285 perimeter (referred to colloquially as “ITP” and “OTP”), the city of Sandy Springs strikes a balance as both an intown neighborhood and a suburban community.

Quick facts

  • The name of the city comes from an underground spring that still exists today as part of the 4-acre Heritage Green park in downtown Sandy Springs.
  • The city has easy access to four MARTA train stations: Medical Center Station, Dunwoody Station, Sandy Springs Station, and North Springs Station.
  • The Sandy Springs skyline is characterized by the two iconic Concourse office towers, which are affectionately referred to as the King and Queen buildings due to their resemblance to the chess figurines of the same name.
  • The three major hospitals in the Sandy Springs area are Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Northside Hospital, and St. Joseph’s Hospital. Together with smaller practices and outpatient centers, this area’s medical-related cluster is known as Pill Hill.

Things to do in Sandy Springs

Shopping and dining

One of the city’s major thoroughfares, Roswell Road, offers a wide array of shopping and dining options — from Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s to JINYA Ramen Bar, Tupelo Honey Cafe, and Le Petite Maison. For more options, head to the junction of I-285 and I-75 for Perimeter Center, which features a large swath of office space, commercial retail establishments, and Perimeter Mall.

Access to luxury amenities

Sandy Springs is conveniently located just north of Buckhead — Atlanta’s most coveted and luxurious part of town. That means Sandy Springs residents have easy access to all the amenities and conveniences of Buckhead, including top-rated restaurants like Holman & Finch Public House, Landmark Diner, and Superica, as well as upscale shopping centers like Lenox Square, Phipp’s Plaza, Perimeter Mall, and the Shops at Buckhead Atlanta.

Nature & outdoor recreation

Even though Sandy Springs is located in an urban area, the city features many parks and green spaces, including Chattahoochee River National Recreation Center, Heritage Green (the site of the spring for which the city is named), Morgan Falls Overlook Park, Abernathy Greenway, and Big Trees Forest Preserve. Love to play golf or tennis? Sandy Springs is also incredibly close to the Chastain Park Golf Course, Atlanta Country Club, and the Capital City Country Club.


Real estate information: Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs homes inside the I-285 perimeter tend to be a bit more expensive and luxurious than those situated outside the perimeter, but residential areas throughout the city tend to be fairly affluent across the board. Expect to find homes with prices that exceed $1 million.

View Sandy Springs listings below, or contact Toni Itkin today to learn more about buying or selling a home in Sandy Springs.

4736 Lake Forrest Drive

Sandy Springs, Georgia 30342

$2,850,000

Beds: 6
Bath: 6 full | 3 ½

MLS #6067843

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1105 Heards Ferry Road

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

$2,700,000

Beds: 8
Bath: 10 full | 2 ½

MLS #5993363

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5059 Powers Ferry Road NW

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

$2,655,000

Beds: 5
Bath: 5 full | 1 ½

MLS #6105159

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5720 Riverside Drive

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

$2,600,000

Beds: 6
Bath: 6 full | 1 ½

MLS #6092119

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5730 Winterthur Lane

Atlanta, Georgia 30328

$2,595,000

Beds: 6
Bath: 7 full | 2 ½

MLS #6082655

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310 Tara Trail NW

Sandy Springs, Georgia 30327

$2,575,000

Beds: 5
Bath: 5 full | 2 ½

MLS #6053462

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5595 Cross Gate Drive

Sandy Springs, Georgia 30327

$2,495,000

Beds: 5
Bath: 5 full | 1 ½

MLS #6083725

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775 Riley Place

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

$2,490,000

Beds: 6
Bath: 6 full | 3 ½

MLS #6098073

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277 Mount Vernon Highway

Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328

$2,450,000

Beds: 5
Bath: 5 full | 3 ½

MLS #5981737

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960 W Kingston Drive

Atlanta, Georgia 30342

$2,400,000

Beds: 5
Bath: 5 full | 1 ½

MLS #6031343

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785 Riley Place

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

$2,399,000

Beds: 7
Bath: 6 full | 3 ½

MLS #6100003

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