About The Highlands in Milton, GA
Moving into a master-planned community doesn’t mean you have to live on a tiny lot—or so close to your neighbors that you could reach out of a window and touch their house. In fact, at The Highlands, a beautiful gated community in Milton, Georgia, space is something you’ll have plenty of. From open floor plans and large rooms indoors to spacious yards and public green spaces outdoors, you’ll never feel crowded.
All of the 65 home sites at The Highlands are built on an acre or more, some on 2+ acres. Winding sidewalks connect residences to the community pool and cabana as well as grassy green spaces that are perfect for picnics or field games.
Who Lives in The Highlands
With a city motto of “the best quality of life in Georgia,” Milton is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and small-town warmth. Working professionals and young families appreciate The Highlands’ location right off of GA 400. This area offers easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment, business centers, schools, and more. Plus, downtown Atlanta is only about a half-hour drive (30 miles) away.
When you want to give your gourmet kitchen a break, you can head to downtown Alpharetta, which borders Milton and has a thriving restaurant scene. From breakfast or lunch with the kids at BB’s Bagels (voted #1 Bagel in Atlanta & One of America’s Best Bagels by USA TODAY) to date-night dinner and drinks at Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails (which features fresh, five-star dining at a restored 150-year-old farmhouse), you’ll enjoy a wide selection of restaurants within easy reach.
Real Estate in The Highlands
The two-story homes in The Highlands have plenty of room for the whole family to spread out and relax. The community offers six spacious models to choose from, all with either four or five bedrooms. Additionally, some have an separate office or a sitting room attached to master suite.
These stately brick houses with columned front porches embody Southern hospitality. In all of The Highlands’ home models, high-end features are standard. You’ll enjoy cooking in a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances and entertaining on a spacious patio or deck. Pull in to your three-car garage at the end of the day and wind down with a dip in the garden-style soaker tub or a soak in the marble shower in the master bath. Along with all these features, your Highlands home will look stunning with vaulted ceilings on the first floor and crown molding and wainscoting throughout.
Highly Rated Schools around The Highlands
- Birmingham Falls Elementary School | Grades PreK-5
- Hopewell Middle School | Grades 6-8
- Cambridge High School | Grades 9-12
Where to Indulge
Ready to shop ’til you drop? Nearby North Point Mall in Alpharetta is a 1.3-million-square-foot shopper’s paradise.
The mall features major department stores such as Macy’s, Dillard’s, and JCPenney, as well as popular clothing and accessories stores. Shopping for a special occasion or feel like splurging a little? A number of jewelers and a few luxury brands like Coach and Michael Kors also make their home at North Pointe mall.
The kids won’t mind coming along on your shopping spree thanks to a children’s play area, plus family-friendly stops like the American Girl store and bistro, the LEGO store, and Build-A-Bear. Additionally, two movie theatre complexes and ice and roller skating rinks are located next to the mall.
When you’re ready to refuel with a snack or a meal on the go, there are plenty casual dining options, including California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Chick-fil-A, Subway, and Moe’s Southwest Grill, among others. Satisfy that sweet tooth at Haagen-Dazs or Great American Cookies.
Why Move to The Highlands
At The Highlands, you’ll get a whole lot of house for your money. It’s the perfect opportunity to make the jump from renting and enjoy all the perks of homeownership. You’ll enjoy a space of your own that’s close to everything—whether you need to commute to downtown or just need a little retail therapy. Don’t get bogged down in the grind of crowded city living; although the Highlands are only a short drive from Atlanta, it’s a whole different world—a green and spacious one that you and your family will love.