Avondale Estates home

    The new temporary model home for Avondale East, a new community by builder Southeast Capital Companies, just opened its doors for public viewing. There are 55 homes in the community ranging from 2,743 to 4,035 square feet with prices in the high $500,000s. Visiting hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m., and the model is located at 3184 Old Rockbridge Road in Avondale. The permanent model home will be coming later this month.

    Avondale East is a quaint, craftsman-style single-family community with modern accents located just outside the city limits of historic Avondale Estates. Future residents of Avondale East will be well within range to enjoy shopping for farm fresh products every Sunday at the Avondale Estates local Famers Market, and even partake in the arts with the Avondale Arts Alliance close to home.

    Shannon Wilmot, an on-site agent for Avondale East, says that the location is her favorite quality about the property.

    “It’s so close to Decatur,” says Wilmot. “Everything you want to get to in Atlanta, you’re close to it, yet you’re not in the middle of it, so it’s a prime location. You’ve got space. You’ve got driveways. You’ve got yards. You know, things that you can’t find when you live in the city.”

    home in Avondale Estates

    Avondale Estates is listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of its charming architectural character and landscaping. The location of Avondale Estates allows its residents to experience small-town living at its finest, while also being only minutes away from downtown Decatur and downtown Atlanta. The residents of Avondale Estates get to enjoy the best of both worlds, never lacking in variety of neighborhood parks and restaurants close to home.

    Wilmot says that Avondale Estates is a very distinct area.

    “It’s a very historic place,” Wilmot says. “Even the signs are wrought iron with cool designs on them. Once you’re in Avondale Estates, you know you’re in Avondale Estates. The vibe changes into a historical atmosphere, yet you still have all those modern things there that you would have in an up-and-coming modern place, but with a historical feel.”

    Avondale Estates also offers a rich culture and close-knit community for its residents with its various clubs, recreational activities, and events. Some examples of clubs and activities in Avondale Estates include garden clubs, tennis courts, a swimming pool, sports clubs, the Avondale Estates Parents’ Co-Op, and the Avondale Community Club. The city is also home to the beautiful Lake Avondale. Annual events in Avondale Estates include Art Walk, the Labor Day Race, an Easter Egg Hunt, and the Dog Parade. There is always something fun to do for the residents of Avondale Estates.

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    Photo by The City of Avondale Estates Facebook page.

    For those interested in living at Avondale East in Avondale Estates, contact RE/MAX TRU agents Shannon Wilmot and Brittney Kalish at 770-502-6230.

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