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Residents love Underwood Hills for its green spaces, mature trees and proximity to Midtown’s cultural venues, such as the High Museum, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Botanical Garden and the Alliance Theatre. The community is in West Midtown, dates back to 1902 and was initially home to many employees at the Seaboard Coastline Railroad. “Their brick and frame cottages and bungalows reflected modest lifestyles,” according to the neighborhood’s website.
Today, Underwood Hills is a close-knit, intown community with new construction as well. A five-bedroom, six-bath traditional home, dating back to 2004, sits on ¼ acre and was recently listed for nearly $700,000. The home has hardwood flooring, a fireplace with a stone surround, crown molding, French doors, a breakfast bay area, a coffered dining room ceiling, elevated ceilings, a back deck and a renovated kitchen with an island, wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a six-burner stove and a warming shelf. The master suite has a vaulted ceiling; a step-up, jetted tub; double, furniture-style vanities; a separate shower; and a walk-in closet. The terrace level has been finished with a media room, fitness room and a billiards room. The yard has a stone patio with a fire-pit, play set and fencing.
Underwood Hills has an active neighborhood association with a website, newsletter, year-round get togethers and a playgroup, which meets weekly, hosts seasonal parties, congratulates new parents with a gift basket or meal, coordinates a monthly Mom’s Night Out and supports neighbors who are experiencing a loss or setback.
Shopping is very convenient due to the neighborhood’s proximity to major shopping centers, including the new Westside White Provisions District. Midtown is also known for its world-class dining. The schools serving Underwood Hills are E. Rivers Elementary, Sutton Middle and North Atlanta High.
Medical facilities, like Piedmont Hospital, are within easy reach as is I-75.