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Housing enclave rising in Atlanta’s ‘Upper Westside’ is priced from $1.1M

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Near the Westside Village development, 12-home project aims to capitalize on Buckhead school district

An aerial photo of a new Upper Westside community rising.
The site in question, between woodlands and Moores Mill Road, west of Interstate 75.
Photo by Aerial Photography Inc.; all images courtesy of Jim Chapman Communities

In recent years, Atlanta’s so-called “Upper Westside” has seen accelerated development of retail, commercial office space, and housing heavy on townhomes and apartments, but a new single-family enclave is aiming to raise the bar with prices that reflect the Buckhead location.

Facade of a finished home.

Called “The Homestead at Ridgewood Heights,” the 12-home venture is under construction along Moores Mill Road, between Interstate 75 and the area’s long-stalled, Publix-anchored shopping center.

Flaunting options that include elevators, three-car garages, and full basements, the four-bedroom offerings described as “elegant” will range between $1.1 and $1.3 million.

It’s believed to be the only new housing development at those prices in Buckhead’s coveted Morris Brandon school district, with private options including Lovett, Westminster, and Pace Academy schools nearby, according to developer Jim Chapman, president of Jim Chapman Communities.

The site in relation to area landmarks.
Google Maps

That selling point, and the community’s private road without through-traffic, have attracted strong interest from young families, Chapman said.

Seven of the home sites border woodlands, and no exterior designs will be repeated, developers noted. HOA fees cover mowing, seasonal plantings, and other yard work.

Four houses have been constructed, and nine homes overall remain unsold.

A living room with built-ins and an example of bold light fixtures that carry throughout. Floorplans are the work of Mary Bairstow, an experienced Buckhead designer.
Sample kitchen with farm sink. Main levels include 10-foot ceilings.
Another kitchen with barn door.
Master bathroom example.