Located approximately 20 miles from the center of Atlanta, Douglasville, GA is ideally located to take advantage of both the city amenities and the suburban lifestyle. While Douglasville is technically part of the Atlanta Metro Area, it really feels like a world of its own. When you want to escape the suburbs and have a night out on the town, Atlanta is just a quick trip down the interstate. But on the other end of the spectrum, the slower paced suburban environment of Douglasville is perfect for raising kids. Another perk of living in Douglasville is that property is much more affordable here than in the city. If you want to go shopping, but do not want to make the drive to Atlanta, Arbor Place Mall is one of the most well known Douglasville shopping areas. The mall is surrounded by a number of fast food chains and major retail stores, so you are sure to find everything you need without traveling far.
Living in Douglasville
One of the most popular Douglasville attractions is Deer Lick Park. This park sprawls over 66 acres and is home to the Recreation Department headquarters of Douglas County Parks and Recreation. The park includes a fishing lake with a pier, which is great for anglers who do not want to stray far from home. The picnic areas are a great place to enjoy a sunny lunch outdoors, and the pavillion and group shelters are perfect for parties and family gatherings. The restrooms are clean and well maintained, and located a short distance from the athletic fields and tennis areas. The disc golf course is particularly popular. A spinoff of traditional golf, this frisbee based golf game is growing in popularity. Practice your skils at Deer Lick Park! The Deer Lick Park – Family Fun Center is also divided into several action packed areas. Kids will love to have their birthday parties at Deer Lick Park’s miniature golf course. Other highlights include a skate park and a dog park. The dog park has separate areas for small and large dogs, and also includes water fountains for both people and puppies!
Douglasville Real Estate
Douglasville offers an affordable alternative to living in the heart of Atlanta. The single family homes in Douglasville start in the low $100,000s. These homes will work on almost any family’s budget! These modestly sized homes have 2-3 bathrooms and 3-4 bedrooms. Most are two story properties with yards that are big enough for the kids to play in. The yards include gardens along the front of the homes and trees that will provide shade on hot summer days. The more upscale Douglasville properties can go for nearly $1 million, so if you are looking for a luxuious home with a huge yard, Douglasville might have everything you are looking for. You can even find waterfront properties along the Dog River! If you want to learn more about any of the homes listed on this website feel free to contact me via phone or email. I would love to help you find your next home!
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