The real estate in Oglethorpe Estates is characterized by its variety of architectural style; homes for sale range from Traditional ranches to lavish European designs to quaint cottages. Popular renovations to the homes include gourmet kitchens, energy efficient appliances and screened porches. Some of the more sought after streets are Windsor Parkway, Lanier Dr. and Leconta Ave. Sidewalks and street lights line the roads of Oglethorpe Estates, leading to the slew of restaurants, shops and nightlife that rest in the surrounding area.
A number of parks and green space also lay within walking distance, like Ashford Park and Silver Lake, which offer acres of land for leisure and recreation. Peachtree Golf Course is just blocks away as well, with an 18 hole golf course and country club. Travel to the farther areas of Atlanta is convenient from Oglethorpe Estates, with MARTA transit stations positioned around the neighborhood, along with both I-400 and I-85.