A beautiful, close-knit neighborhood in Peachtree Corners, River Station consists of large, traditional homes set along hilly, curving, tree-lined streets. Manicured lawns give a finishing touch to lovely landscapes. River Station homes are likely to have vaulted great rooms, and windowed terrace levels. Many contain large, gourmet kitchens, 2-story foyers, master bedrooms with ensuites, and sizable closets. A number of the floor plans feature practical guest suites on the main level. Additionally, hardwood floors and bay windows are commonly found in these homes.
The neighborhood was developed on the Chattahoochee River and some homes sit on exquisite river lots. Its Swim & Tennis Club is built on the River too. This gorgeous amenity is shaded by flowering shade trees. It features 4 lighted tennis courts, a 5-lane pool with a diving end, a pool house, and a playground. River Station is known for its active ALTA tennis teams and neighborhood kids enjoy competing on its swim team.
The River Station Social Committee has activities scheduled throughout the year with something for every age group. Some of the popular events include Spring Bonfire, Cinco de Mayo, July Fourth, Fall Fiesta, Halloween, Polar Express, and other celebrations.
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Residents of this neighborhood enjoy access to award winning-winning public schools including Simpson Elementary, Pinckneyville Middle School, and Norcross High School. Both Pinckneyville Middle and Norcross High have thriving International Baccalaureate programs, and Norcross High has a large array of AP courses available to students too. River Station students may opt to attend The Paul Duke STEM High School, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or the Japanese-English Language Public Charter School. The prestigious Wesleyan School, serving grades K-12, and Cornerstone Christian Academy are also located in the heart of Peachtree Corners.
Shopping, Dining and Entertainment
Upscale shopping is available at The Forum on Peachtree Parkway where residents pop into its boutiques and specialty shops. Peachtree Corners Town Center is located just across the street and a pedestrian bridge will connect the two complexes in 2019. Their many restaurants range from fine dining to family friendly. For those who prefer to cook at home, both Trader Joes and Sprouts Farmers Market are located in these complexes. Residents find loads of entertainment options at The Town Center’s CinéBistro and Town Green–the site of fun, free events such as movies, concerts, yoga, and family game night.
Find even more fun all around Peachtree Corners, including the 6-theater NCG Cinema, 2 Publix Supermarkets, Ingles Market and ALDI grocery store. Several small shopping malls are scattered throughout the city containing shopping, dining, salon, and recreational options.
A drive through its lovely neighborhoods or a visit to its many parks shows visitors why Peachtree Corners, (Link to PTC page) maintains its Tree City designation. Beautiful and serene Simpsonwood Park and neighboring Jones Bridge Park sit on the Chattahoochee River. They are well-developed gems, with several pavilions, grills, walking trails, soccer fields and a large playground. People floating down the river in kayaks, canoes, and inner tubes are familiar sights at these locales. Pinckneyville Park includes large and active Soccer and Baseball complexes to complement its pond, walking and biking trails, skating bowl, fenced dog park, pavilions, grills, and more. Children love the Town Green’s interactive fountain, slide, and play area.
Several full-service and specialty fitness centers are located in the city. Robert Fowler YMCA, Life Time Fitness and LA Fitness bustle with activity and other specialty fitness centers are frequented by devotees too. There are lots of annual activities for residents, such as the Peachtree Corners Festival, Glow in the Corners Parade, and Light Up The Corners Glow Run.
With its diverse residential housing mix, business base, entertainment options, and gorgeous parks with outdoor recreational activities, Peachtree Corners has much to offer residents in all stages of life–from early childhood, to young adulthood, through family rearing years, and empty nesting.
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