Rent to Own Homes near Candler-McAfee, GA

  • Candler-McAfee, Georgia sits about nine miles east of downtown Atlanta and about four miles south of downtown Decatur. This census-designated place only has roughly seven square miles of space, but more than 23,000 residents call it home. Candler-McAfee has a comfortable climate, with summer temperatures reaching into the upper 80s on average and winter lows in the mid-30s. Once in a while, you'll even get to enjoy a light snowfall that doesn't dump quite enough snow to require shoveling.

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Top 7 Reasons to Live in Candler-McAfee

  • Lower home prices! Prices of homes and property tax rates in Candler-McAfee are lower than the national average, making this a great place to live. Search around the Glenwood Road and Columbia Drive neighborhood for homes for sale, or look in the Candler Road and White Mills Road area for additional properties.
  • Plenty of rental options! Candler-McAfee has a 30 percent rate of renter-occupied properties, and the vacancy rate for these is more than twice that of the national average. Check out the McAfee Road and Hillside Avenue neighborhood for apartments or or the Candler Road and Tilson Road area for rent to own options.
  • Local parks! Candler-McAfee has a handful of local parks that offer a place to go walking or just relax. Misty Waters Park has plenty of green space to enjoy and scenic views along Shoal Creek. The creek also runs through Glenwood Hills Park, which is another great place to go for a stroll.
  • Great food! Hodges serves up some of the best barbecue in the greater Atlanta area. You'll find ribs, turkey and other meats on the menu along with cornbread dressing, mac and cheese and other comfort foods. At Calabash Alley Caribbean Restaurant, you can enjoy curry or stewed chicken, smoked herring or split pea soup.
  • Local events and resources! Gresham Library hosts several events, including a movie night, holiday celebrations and book discussions. At Scott Candler Library, you can book a session with a local librarian to help you find books, get some research done or learn more about basic computer skills.
  • Outdoor fun! Mark Trail Park features a swimming pool, soccer fields, walking trails and tennis courts. Join the East Lake Golf Club to play a few rounds and work on your golf skills.
  • Shopping and entertainment! At the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center, you can see dance recitals, plays and musicals. Visit the Gallery at South DeKalb for your shopping needs.