The neighborhoods around famed Emory University in Atlanta include Druid Hills, Toco Hills, North Druid Hills and Lullwater, and together contain some of the most coveted real estate in all of the metro area.  With numerous parks and open spaces, the Druid Hills Golf Club, numerous fine dining and shopping options, and of course the beautiful campus of Emory itself, this area offers some of the best features you’ll find anywhere in Atlanta.

Real Estate

The Emory area offers homes for a wide range of income levels, with a healthy mix of styles from historic stately mansions in beautifully manicured neighborhoods to mid-century ranch homes and newer condos and townhomes.

Attractions and Amenities

The sprawling, wooded campus of Emory University is obviously one of the area’s central attractions, and with numerous walking and guided tours available, is worth visiting multiple times.  There are also plenty of other opportunities for outdoor recreation, including numerous parks, the Druid Hills Golf Club, and the nearby Fernbank Museum of Natural History, (which includes the 65-acre Fernbank Forest).  The Emory area is home to the CDC, American Cancer Society Headquarters and top rated hospitals including Emory Hospital and Children’s Heathcare of Atlanta.


Public schools in the Emory area fall under the administration of DeKalb County School System, and most schools in these neighborhoods test above the state average.  Private grade schools near the Emory campus include the following:

  • Ben Franklin Academy (grades 9-12)
  • Torah Day School (grades K-8)
  • Intown Community School (grades K-8)
  • Hess Academy (grades PK-8)
  • Paideia School (grades K-12)

The centerpiece of the Emory area, Emory University itself, is a leading private research university enrolling over 14,000 students per year, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines.

To learn more about homes for sale in the Emory area, contact the Sonenshine Team at 404-290-0814 One of our experienced agents will get to work to find the perfect home for you!