Lake Claire sets directly on the Eastern Continental Divide, is located within Atlanta’s city limits, and is completely contained in DeKalb County. Lake Claire is bordered by Kirkwood, Decatur, Druid Hills, and Candler Park.
Visitors to Lake Claire often expect to see a lake or another body of water, however, there is no lake in Lake Claire. Instead, the city earned its name from the area’s main intersection of Lakeshore and Claire Drive, which were shortened to Lake Claire for short.
About Lake Claire
There are about 1,200 homes located in Lake Claire. This collection of homes contains a wide variety of homes for home buyers to choose from including Victorian homes, Craftsman bungalows, cottages, and homes with modern designs.
Residents of Lake Claire can relax at one of the City of Atlanta Parks, and many other unofficial and official green spaces. The community of Lake Claire is very committed to preserving the city’s trees and other natural spaces. In Lake Claire Park, families with children and other adults can enjoy a fantastic playground, athletic fields, gathering spaces, and tennis courts. Harold Avenue Greenspace is managed by Lake Claire city workers and is a perfect spot for hanging out with friends surrounded by flowers and wildlife.
Lake Claire doesn’t have a commercial district, but there are many convenience stores, hardware stores, retail stores, movie theaters, restaurants and anything else Lake Claire residents may need within a few miles of the area. However, the great green spaces and strong community make a short drive to Decatur, Little Five Points, Edgewood, or Candler Park well worth the trip.
Families will appreciate Lake Claire’s abundance of great public and private schools to choose from and there are a variety of places to worship in the area as well. When you take a trip to Lake Claire, you will be impressed by the quiet serene atmosphere that is located extremely close to downtown Atlanta and many other popular Atlanta neighborhoods.
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Elementary School: Mary Lin
Middle School: Inman
High School: Grady