Top New Home Communities in Atlanta

May 19, 2021

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In today’s seller’s market, competition is tight and existing homes for sale are tough to come by. While current inventory may be low, it is slowly on the rise thanks to local homebuilders. Luckily, new home communities continue to pop up throughout the Atlanta area. These new communities are helping to cool down the housing market and allow buyers avoid the stress of crazy bidding wars.

Purchasing a home in a new home community definitely comes with many benefits including the option to choose your homesite, customize options and even control costs through negotiation. Not only that, but builder warranties means buyers can have peace of mind knowing that their home is protected from any initial maintenance issues.

There are certainly some things to consider when buying new construction. The first and most important consideration is the location of your new home. Atlanta’s top home builders have a variety of new home communities throughout the area’s best suburbs. To help you narrow down your home search, here are a few new home communities that are definitely worth looking into.

Fulton

Located in north-central Georgia, Fulton County includes some of the best Atlanta suburbs. The county is known for its education system, as well as major hubs for companies like Home Depot, UPS, and Coca-Cola. Living in Fulton County, residents have Atlanta at their fingertips with popular downtown attractions minutes away. In the North Fulton suburbs, destinations like Avalon and Big Creek Greenway connect the community and offer residents ample opportunities for fun.

Under $400,000

Wyncreek Estates by Knight Homes

Wyncreek Estates in South Fulton (Knight Homes)- Single Family Homes

Homebuyers will love this community’s open concept homes with spacious owner suites, beautiful gourmet kitchens and access to resort-style amenities.

Camp Creek Village in South Fulton (Knight Homes)- Single Family Homes

Phase II is on the way for Summer 2021. Live just minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Camp Creek Village Marketplace, and I-285.

Brookhaven at Durham Lakes in Fairburn (Century Communities)- Single Family Homes

Set against the backdrop of two amenity centers, this new Fairburn community has charming tree-lined views, impressive amenities, included features and a great Fulton County location.

Renaissance at South Park in Fairburn (Rocklyn Homes)- Townhomes

A low-maintenance resort-style lifestyle easy to come by at Renaissance at South Park. Phase IV just broke ground meaning brand new opportunities for Fulton County.

Under $600,000

Pratt Stacks by The Providence Group

Pratt Stacks in Atlanta (The Providence Group)- Condominiums

Awarded 2020 “Community of the Year” by the Greater Atlanta Homebuilders Association, Pratt Stacks is ideally set across from Beacon Atlanta and along the Beltline’s planned Southside Trail extension.

Artisan in Alpharetta (Lennar Homes)- Townhomes

Artisan’s community of 94 townhomes is now selling. Homeowners will enjoy a lock-and-go lifestyle with proximity to shopping and dining at the Avalon, as well as easy access to GA 400.

Bellmoore Park in Johns Creek (The Providence Group)- Single Family Homes

Experience gated, master planned community living in the heart of Johns Creek. Community amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, tennis courts, two pools, basketball courts, a playground, and 70 acres of green space and parks.

The Park at Old Roswell in Roswell (Taylor Morrison Homes)- Single Family Homes

Located off Holcomb Bridge Road, The Park at Old Roswell is convenient to Alpharetta, Buckhead and Downtown Atlanta. Townhomes showcase open-concept designs with desirable interior features throughout.

Gwinnett

There is a reason why Gwinnett County continues to be one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia. Set northwest of Atlanta, Gwinnett is prized for its flourishing communities, nationally recognized schools, and beautiful natural spaces including those along Lake Lanier and at Château Élan Winery & Resort. Best of all, Gwinnett is 30 minutes away from Downtown Atlanta making the county great for those working city.

Under $400,000

Northmark by Pulte Homes

Harbor Landing in Buford (Lennar Homes)- Townhomes

Harbor Landing consists of 113 homesites boasting two of Lennar’s most popular townhome plans. No matter the plan, homebuyers are sure to find spacious floor plans with all of the great conveniences of two-story living.

Harvest Park in Suwanee (The Providence Group)- Townhomes

Homes are selling and selling fast at Harvest Park. This new Suwanee community has a fantastic location close to Suwanee Town Center, as well as timeless yet refreshing designs.

Northmark in Buford (Pulte Homes)- Single Family Homes and Townhomes

The charming collection of homes and townhomes at Northmark is ideal for families looking to live in the Buford/Sugar Hill area. Northmark is located in the esteemed Lanier High School district and closeby to everyday conveniences.

Aspen Grove in Grayson (Lennar Homes)- Single Family Homes

Located in the popular Grayson area, this 81 home community is designed to complement the active adult lifestyle with single-story living, as well as recreational and social amenities.

Summerwind (DR Horton)- Single Family Homes

This beautiful swim and tennis community that offers small town living with nearby recreation, local destinations and convenient access to I-85 and is only a short drive to Athens.

Under $600,000

Greysolon by The Providence Group

5200 at Town Center in Peachtree Corners (Lennar Homes)- Townhomes

Located in Peachtree Corners Town Center, residents at 52000 at Town Center have the mixed-used development at their door with a theater, shops, restaurants, and parks.

Greysolon in Duluth (The Providence Group)- Townhomes

In the heart of Downtown Duluth, Greysolon’s community of luxury townhomes are set amidst open green spaces with a central dog park and sidewalk connections.

Kennedy Township in Suwanee (Lennar Homes)- Single Family Homes

This charming community comprises 49 homesites featuring three of Lennar’s most popular floor plans and providing easy access to Suwanee Town Center, Peachtree Industrial and Downtown Atlanta.

Cherokee

Locally referred to as “Where the Metro Meets the Mountains” Cherokee County continues to see tremendous growth year after year. Residents have the best of both worlds with proximity to both the North Georgia Mountains and Atlanta. Despite the county’s scenic atmosphere, cities like Woodstock and Canton offer lively downtown districts filled with shops, eateries, events and local parks to explore. Whether you prefer a more quiet or a bustling locale, Cherokee County offers something for everyone.

Under $400,000

Vistas at Towne Mill by Meritage Homes

Haddonstone in Woodstock (Lennar Homes)- Townhomes

Haddonstone aims to provide a modern lifestyle with low-maintenance townhomes convenient to I-575, The Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta and Downtown Woodstock.

Turner Village in Holly Springs (Piedmont Residential)- Single Family Homes

Besides the spacious homes, living at Turner Village means outdoor recreation whenever you want it. Enjoy water-filled fun at Lake Allatoona or hike the trails at Rope Mill Park.

Crest Brooke-Avalon in Holly Springs (Toll Brothers)- Single Family Homes

Luxury homes combined with resort-style amenities and a superb location makes for a community like no other. Select homesites even offer scenic lakefront views.

Vistas at Towne Mill in Canton (Meritage Homes)- Single Family Homes

A new phase is now selling at the master-planned community, Vistas at Town Mill offering new floorplans boasting spacious great rooms, gourmet kitchens and flexible home spaces.

Under $600,000

Enclave at Wylie Bridge by Heatherland Homes

Mason Main in Woodstock (The Providence Group)-Townhomes

Main Street living has never been easier than at Mason Main. This desirable new golf cart community is nestled right along Main Street in Woodstock’s vibrant and thriving downtown.

Idylwilde in Canton (The Providence Group)- Single Family Homes

Idylwilde is Hickory Flat’s newest community of homes designed with room for everyday life. Natural green spaces, streams, ponds and miles of trails make this community a true escape from the everyday.

Hickory Mill in Canton (Meritage Homes)- Single Family Homes

Ideally situated in Holly Springs, Hickory Mill offers quick move-in homes with included lawn maintenance and a variety of all-inclusive amenities to enjoy.

Enclave at Wiley Bridge in Woodstock (Heatherland Homes)- Single Family Homes

Coming soon to Woodstock, this new active adult community is a quiet enclave of 24 homesites. Residents will love the community’s carefree lifestyle and conveniences.

Forsyth

Not only is Forsyth one of the richest counties in the country, but it is also one of the fastest growing counties nationwide! Perfectly nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains, Forsyth County combines small town suburban charm with big city conveniences. The county is surrounded with natural green spaces with Sawnee Mountain Preserve and the Big Creek Greenway offering opportunities for outdoor recreation. Excellent shopping and dining options can be found at Halcyon and The Collection at Forsyth. These factors, in addition to being only 30 minutes from Atlanta, is why Forsyth County is such a great place to live.

Under $400,000

Crescent Landing by Pulte Homes

Cannon Place in Cumming (Lennar Homes)- Townhomes

Cannon Place is a family-friendly community with pedestrian sidewalks and community playground. Residents will also have proximity to Forsyth's newest private school.

Crescent Landing in Cumming (Fischer Homes)- Single Family Homes

At Crescent Landing, wooded homesites provide desired privacy while community amenities create an entertaining atmosphere where neighbors can come together.

North Cove in Cumming (Pulte Homes)- Single Family Homes and Townhomes

Townhomes, traditional two-story homes and ranch homes are now selling at North Cove. This community is located across from Lake Lanier and just two miles from GA-400.

Under $600,000

Hollbrook Reserve by Toll Brothers

Holbrook Reserve in Cumming (Toll Brothers)- Single Family Homes

Holbrook Reserve is a picturesque 126 wooded homesite community featuring award-winning home designs with hundreds of personalizing options to choose from.

Traditions at Herrington in Cumming (Beazer Homes)- Single Family Homes

The active adult lifestyle at Traditions at Herrington is one to get behind. The community’s ranch-style homes allow residents to enjoy proximity to GA-400 & Collection at Forsyth.

Dartmoor at Mountain Crest in Cumming (Meritage Homes)- Single Family Homes

Dartmoor at Mountain Crest will feature 162 homes, as well as a junior-olympic pool, waterslide, tennis courts, an 8000+ sq ft clubhouse, and an activities coordinator.

Chimney Creek in Cumming (SR Homes)- Single Family Homes

Spanning over 85 acres of scenic landscape, Chimney Creek features ranch and two-story homes designed with everyday living in mind. Enjoy private community amenities and a welcoming community atmosphere.

Fayette

Just 30 minutes south of Downtown Atlanta, Fayette County is home to a superior education system along with some of the safest communities in the metro area. Fayette is also home to vast recreational opportunities that include preserved local parks, impressive golf courses and a 2,000-seat amphitheater. While the county has maintained its traditional rural feel, regulated growth and planned communities have expanded its cities. These recent expansions continue to draw in new residents looking for a quiet lifestyle outside city limits.

Under $400,000

Cresswind Peachtree City by Kolter Homes

Fayette Meadows in Fayetteville (Lennar Homes)- Single Family Homes

The intimate community of Fayette Meadows features Lennars popular ranch-style plans ideal for those seeking a stair-free lifestyle without compromising on the interiors.

Cresswind Peachtree City in Peachtree City (Kolter Homes)- Single Family Homes

Cresswind Peachtree City is Atlanta area’s best 55+ community. The community’s location offers a relaxing lifestyle while being a short distance from everything Peachtree City and Atlanta have to offer.    

Under $600,000

Everton by John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods

Everton in Peachtree City (John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods)- Townhomes

Sophistication meets southern hospitality at Everton. This new Peachtree City community of luxury townhomes showcases streetscapes, green spaces and amenities throughout.

Brighton in Fayetteville (Pulte Homes)- Single Family Homes

Located just along Highway 92, this tucked away new home community offers privacy with large homesites that spread at least an acre.

Riverbend Overlook in Fayetteville (Knight Homes)- Single Family Homes

Riverbend Overlook opens late Spring 2021 with large, level homesites featuring gourmet kitchens, oversized owner’s suites, luxurious bathrooms and professional landscaping.

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