A slew of restaurants, shops and nightlife surround the area outside of Brookhaven Gardens in Dekalb County, most of which are within walking distance. However, getting to the farthest reaches of Atlanta from the neighborhood is convenient, with both I-400 and I-85 running just a short distance from Brookhaven Gardens, as well as a number of MARTA transit stations in the area for travel within the city. Green space for recreation and leisure abound around Brookhaven Gardens, with Briarwood Park lying just blocks away and Brookhaven Country Club Lake just a little further.
Peachtree Golf Course is also just around the corner from Brookhaven Gardens, with a full 18 hole golf course and country club. Real estate for sale in Brookhaven Gardens is a mixture of Traditional architecture styles, classic Cape Cods and modern contemporary designs. Renovations to the homes include upgraded lighting, hardwood floors and open floor plans. Popular streets within the neighborhood are Brookhaven Garden Ln., Cortez Ln. and Wayside Dr.