Virginia Highland Atlanta Real Estate

Welcome to your Virginia Highland real estate guide! This popular Intown Atlanta neighborhood - often abbreviated as "VaHi" - in Atlanta, Georgia 30306 was founded in the early 20th Century as a streetcar community. Located just five minutes outside Downtown Atlanta, this district was named after its location at the intersection of Virginia and North Highland avenues. The neighborhood consists of six commercial "villages" alternating with short, walkable blocks of charming Craftsman bungalow and Tudor-style homes.

Homes in this culturally rich area are very much sought after, as Virginia Highlands real estate is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Atlanta, in terms of investment, livability and historic charm.


Virginia Highlands has a hip, upper-class reputation and is Atlanta's most popular neighborhood for shopping, dining, and nightlife for young families and professionals. Locals and tourists alike mingle for brunch at charming sidewalk cafés, cocktails at lively nightspots, and world-class cuisine at the restaurants and bistros. Discovering the unexpected is part of the attraction where you may find world-famous musical entertainment at a tiny nightclub, an opening night party at an art gallery or a gathering of fascinating people at one of the many coffeehouses.

Where is Virginia Highland?

Virginia Highland is located 3 miles East of Downtown Atlanta and about 20 minutes from Atlanta Hartsfield Airport.  This popular neighborhood is bounded on the north by Morningside, east by the Druid Hills neighborhood, on the south by Poncey-Highland and on the west by Piedmont Park and Midtown Atlanta.

Popular Streets in the Neighborhood

Craftsman bungalow and Tudor-style homes are abundant on Amsterdam, Cumberland, Barnett Street, Virginia Avenue, Briarcliff Place, North Highland, Courtenay, Lanier, Rosedale and East Rock Springs.

For more information, please visit the NEW Virginia Highland Neighborhood Association website.


The demand for Virginia Highland real estate is greater than ever, as professionals seek the feeling of a tight-knit community with easy access to restaurants and shops.

Homes in Virginia Highland (zip code 30306) range in price from about $550,000 for a fixer-upper to about $1.6M for a fully restored historic home. There is a bit of infill housing throughout the neighborhood, with spacious luxury homes in the $1.2M to $2.8M price range. On average, the average home sale price is in the mid $800s.



After living in Virginia Highland for almost 10 years, we can tell you this is a GREAT place to live. Wonderful restaurants, shops, pubs and of course, people! Every day we see new improvements to the neighborhood – whether it is a new store or a home being remodeled, things are constantly evolving. Virginia Highland Summerfest, Ponce City Market, Atlanta Beltline and other special events in Piedmont Park bring in thousands of people each year.

If you are thinking of moving to the Virginia Highland or Morningside area or if you have to sell your current home, we are here to help. Our personal attention at every stage of the buying or selling process has created a very long list of happy and satisfied clients. Please contact the Urban Nest Atlanta team for a one-on-one consultation and we’ll put our expertise to work for you!


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