Welcome to Milton
This luxurious equestrian community is overflowing with expansive open green space, scenic farms, and award-winning shops and restaurants.
Sweeping pastures and bucolic landscapes give the city of Milton an undeniably rural character, appealing to those hoping to escape the busyness of urban living. The town serves as a perfect oasis for commuters to Atlanta, and despite its pastoral feel sits just 40 minutes north of the city’s dynamic energy. Though Milton wasn’t officially incorporated until 2006, the area carries a long and colorful history that’s exemplified in its historic Crabapple district.
Due to the city’s recent growth and development, the residential real estate market of Milton is composed primarily of acreage estates, ideal for horse farms, which offer stunning greenery. In Milton’s most lavish residences, space is an amenity all of its own. Many of the most desirable properties are expansive, multimillion-dollar equestrian estates that dazzle with their sophistication.
The newness of Milton’s properties hasn’t limited their architectural diversity, and potential buyers are able to choose from a selection that ranges from stately Colonials and European masterpieces to Cape Cod beauties and contemporary mansions. Buyers in search of a smaller abode won’t have to sacrifice an ounce of luxury, as the town is also loaded with upscale townhomes and single-family houses.
What to Love
- Surrounded by exceptional developments, including shops, restaurants, and a winery
- Saturated with country clubs and golf courses
- Natural countryside beauty and a laid-back lifestyle
Milton is anchored by the historic Crabapple District, which highlights the community's small-town charm through its assortment of cute local shops and neighborhood cafes. Residents of Milton can often be found spending their time out in the countryside, and when they’re not taking horse trails or teeing off at one of the town’s many golf courses, they’re typically engaging in the community’s commercial and dining offerings.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
True to its rural roots, one of the biggest shops within the bounds of Milton is Scottsdale Farm, where residents can meet all of their gardening and landscaping needs. For more extensive retail, Milton residents can head to nearby Alpharetta and visit the luxurious Avalon Shopping Center, just 15 minutes away, or get in touch with Milton’s historic roots by exploring Crabapple Market.
The residents of Milton are privy to some of the most alluring restaurants in the Atlanta metropolitan area, including 7 Acre BarNGrill, which is set inside a historic venue. This New American eatery has something on the menu for everyone. The Union has an abundance of casual homestyle dishes and local beers that are revered county-wide.
Throughout Milton, you’ll find plenty of drink destinations as well. At The Painted Horse Winery. dive into a sumptuous array of locally-grown wines at this sophisticated gem, which pairs its show-stopping tasting flights with live music performances and calming views of horse pastures.
Tucked on the charismatic property of a 150-year-old historic farmhouse that brags both indoor and outdoor seating, Milton Cuisine and Cocktails is a top destination for all foodies. New Southern cuisine is brought to life with an innovative flare at this must-try establishment, where the flavors are heightened by farm-to-table sourcing.
Things to Do
In addition to its bevy of phenomenal dining and gorgeous agrarian scenery, Milton stands out from the crowd with its multitude of golf courses and country clubs. Spacious, verdant havens for their members, institutions like the White Columns Country Club and The Manor Golf and Country Club delight with premier amenities and rolling fairways. Milton is also the home of the spectacular Atlanta National Golf Club, and visitors from all over the state come to play a game on the challenging central course designed by the renowned architect Pete Dye. Ironhorse Golf Club, formerly known as Crooked Creek Golf Course, is home to sprawling greens and fairways after a major renovation.
While Milton has its own array of smaller, picturesque parks, the town is also just 30 minutes away from the sprawling Sawnee Mountain Preserves in Cumming. The more than 900 acres of forested hills are steeped in beauty, and the preserve’s famous Indian Seat rock formation is well worth the trek for the stunning views of northern Georgia’s mountains.
Milton is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Milton High School, 9-12, a highly-rated public high school ranked #9 in the state
- Cambridge High School, 9-12, a highly-rated public high school ranked #11 in the state
- Kings Ridge Christian School, PK-12
Listing information last updated on November 29, 2023 at 1:00 AM EST.