Gainsborough West is a charming neighborhood built in the late 1960s just inside the perimeter between Chamblee Dunwoody and Ashford Dunwood road. It is a short walk to Murphy Candler Park. Each lot has beautiful, mature landscaping on level lots. The neighborhood is full of traditional ranches and colonial style homes.
Most homes in the Gainsborough West neighborhood are currently reselling for between $200,000 to $300,000. Most of them have 4 bedrooms, but some have 3 or 5. Lot sizes are typically an ample half an acre and feature large trees. Driving through the neighborhood feels like being in a classic suburban area, while still being close to all of the comforts of city life. This neighborhood is a great entry level price point for Brookhaven.
Nearby Murphy Candler Park is a 135 acre park that includes a lake complete with fishing and other water sports as well as walking trails. Visitors also enjoy tennis courts, a swimming pool, a playground, and picnic areas. Organized youth sports are available throughout the year. Sports offered include baseball, softball, and football. The neighborhood is also close to Perimeter mall which offers upscale and department shopping as well as fine and casual dinning. The public schools that service this area are Montgomery Elementary and Chamblee Middle and High Schools.