Green spaces flourish in the area surrounding North Decatur Heights in Dekalb County; Mason Mill Park and Ira B. Melton Park are just two examples of parks that are within walking distance from the neighborhood, offering residents acres of land for recreation and leisure. Emory University, along with a number of restaurants, shops and nightlife, are also just around the corner from North Decatur Heights. MARTA transit stations are positioned blocks away for convenient travel to Atlanta; both I-85 and I-285 run only a few miles from North Decatur Heights for further access to the city and the outlying communities.
The streets of the neighborhood are lined with street lights and sidewalks for safe and easy transit through the neighborhood. Homes for sale in North Decatur heights feature Traditional architecture, with renovations to the real estate including hardwood floors, granite countertops and energy efficient appliances. Popular streets in the neighborhood are Eastway Rd., Windeleas Rd. and Wendan Dr.