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Alpharetta, GA Real Estate

Alpharetta, GA real estate was originally home to Cherokee Indians and settled by farmers in the early 1800's. Alpharetta literally meaning first city in Greek—was the first city established in what was then Milton County. Located only 20 miles northeast of Atlanta in the north east section of Fulton County, Alpharetta, GA real estate, full of rolling hills and woodlands, experienced a population increase of 168.1% between 1990 and 2000, compared to the state of Georgia's growth of 26.4% during the same period.

Yet, in spite of its recent population spurt, Alpharetta, GA real estate remains a friendly city with a small Southern town ambiance, good services, a low crime rate, numerous indoor and outdoor high-end and discount shopping centers, full-service restaurants, and a variety of cultural and entertainment venues and events (such as art festivals and country fairs) that help to draw the community together.

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Alpharetta, GA real estate was originally home to Cherokee Indians and settled by farmers in the early 1800's. Alpharetta literally meaning first city in Greek—was the first city established in what was then Milton County. Located only 20 miles northeast of Atlanta in the north east section of Fulton County, Alpharetta, GA real estate, full of rolling hills and woodlands, experienced a population increase of 168.1% between 1990 and 2000, compared to the state of Georgia's growth of 26.4% during the same period.

Yet, in spite of its recent population spurt, Alpharetta, GA real estate remains a friendly city with a small Southern town ambiance, good services, a low crime rate, numerous indoor and outdoor high-end and discount shopping centers, full-service restaurants, and a variety of cultural and entertainment venues and events (such as art festivals and country fairs) that help to draw the community together.

Alpharetta, GA Real Estate and Points of Interest

  • The environmental Education Center, operating as a community service center and featuring a wide variety of resources on environmental topics, in addition to a library with hundreds of valuable environmental resource materials.
  • Wills Park, 110 acres located within the city limits of Alpharetta, GA real estate, offers swimming, equestrian facilities/events, baseball, tennis, basketball, Frisbee golf, dog parks, playgrounds, walking trails, concerts, rodeos, dog shows, and an all purpose recreation center.
  • Big Creek Greenway, a 6.15 miles concrete trail for walking, biking, skate boarding, roller skating etc. which runs along Big Creek—a preserved water setting and native habitat for wildlife such as blue heron, deer, ducks, and Canada geese.
  • Georgia's popular Lake Lanier—with its 692 miles of shoreline and numerous recreational activities, including boating, fishing, skiing and canoeing—is only 20 miles northeast of Alpharetta. And Georgia's ;Hospitality Highway stretching from downtown Atlanta to the North Georgia Mountains, is only 8 miles east of GA 400 in North Fulton County.

Education in Alpharetta, GA Real Estate

Served by the Fulton County School System, students living in Alpharetta, GA real estate attend a variety of academically accomplished public and private schools with a wide variety of competitive athletic activities, a wide array of cultural arts, music, and extracurricular programs, and curriculum preparation designed for higher learning opportunities. Moreover, Alpharetta, GA real estate's schools consistently win awards and recognition for the high quality of education provided to the areas students, which are served by 6 elementary schools (Alpharetta Elementary, Creek View, Lake Windward, Manning Oaks, Mimosa, and New Prospect); 3 middle schools (Haynes Bridge, Holcomb Bridge, and Webb Bridge) and 3 high schools (Alpharetta High School, Independence, and Milton) and 2 charter schools (Amana Academy and Fulton Science Academy) in addition to a number of private educational facilities.

There are also a number of nearby higher learning opportunities available to the citizens of Alpharetta, ranging from the Alpharetta campuses of DeVry University, Georgia State University, and the Keller Graduate School of Management, to the several state and private colleges and universities located in the Metro Atlanta area.

Alpharetta Healthcare

Alpharetta, GA real estate area hospitals include . . . Emory Johns Creek Hospital, a 110-bed all-private room hospital jointly owned by The Healthcare Corporation of America and Emory Healthcare—offers a full range of services, including emergency, surgery, cardiology, oncology, intensive care, and advanced imaging. Other area hospitals include Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth, GA, Northside Hospital-Forsyth County, and North Fulton Regional Hospital--Roswell, GA, the only Level II Trauma Center in North Fulton County.

Alpharetta, GA Real Estate and Economy

As a vital artery of the commercial and corporate heart of North Fulton, Alpharetta, GA real estate is conveniently located near the North Point Parkway and Windward Parkway corridors which are home to dozens of corporate headquarters including, Ciba Vision, IBM, Equifax, ADP, Choicepoint, Siemens, Verizon and many more, with employment sectors typically following the region and Metro Atlanta trends as a whole and representing, manufacturing, insurance, financial, real-estate, health care, retail, and professional scientific/technology sectors.

Alpharetta, GA Real Estate Demographics

Additionally, Alpharetta, GA real estate's approximate 51,243 citizens currently have a median household income of $86,528 with a median home value of $295, 514 as of January 2007.  Housing options for Alpharetta, GA real estate include affordable homes for first-time buyers, to luxury homes on 5-10 acres of land, and master planned communities offering amenities such as golf courses, tennis courts and swimming pools, making it a popular place to live and work in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. Alpharetta, GA real estate owners also have easy access out of town for work and leisure via Interstate I-85 which is 10 miles west, Interstate I-75 which is 25 miles northeast, Interstate I-20 which is 28 miles north, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport which is approx. 40 miles south.


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MLS#: 7324416
MLS#: 7324416
6001 Woodland Ln
Alpharetta, GA  30009
New Construction, Year Built: 2004, 1 Car Garage
CRYE-LEIKE, REALTORS CRYE-LEIKE, REALTORS
$152,900
2 Bed, 2 Bath
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