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Located on 24 acres of beautiful woodlands and nature trails, Lost Corner Preserve is a destination for nature lovers and history buffs. The property dates back to mid-1800’s and was once a working farm that has had only two owners since Native Americans inhabited the land. Lost Corner Preserve is located at the corner of Brandon Mill and Dalrymple Roads. The park features, a community garden, greenhouse, apiary, walking trails and renovated cottage.

Community Activities at the Preserve

The City has partnered with Friends of Lost Corner to offer a number of community activities at the preserve.

Community Garden

Beds in our Community Garden are available for use by residents of Sandy Springs. Each bed is rented on a yearly basis for a nominal fee. You can find more information about bed rentals on the Friends of Lost Corner website.

The Cottage

The century-old bungalow style home has been beautifully renovated to accommodate community activities and private events. The Cottage features a 12-seat boardroom, oak-paneled lounge, cardroom, a working gas fireplace and restrooms. It is a charming venue available to rent for a variety of events including family gatherings, club meetings and business retreats.

Cottage Rental Information and Conditions

  • The cottage is available for public rentals daily between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.
  • Rentals are scheduled through the Recreation and Parks Department office using the Event Questionnaire form.
  • The fee is $25.00 per hour.
  • Occupancy is limited to 49 people.
  • Decorations or signs are not permitted to be attached to the walls or ceiling.
  • A City permit is required for alcohol to be present or consumed.
  • Amplified music, PAs or boom boxes are not permitted.
  • Food must be catered.
  • There are no cooking facilities on site.
  • There is no refrigeration on site.
  • Tobacco products are not permitted on site.
  • Children's birthday parties are not permitted on site.

Lost Corner Preserve cottage floorplan

Apiary - Installed in 2015, the City's honey bee hives are part of an Urban Beekeeping initiative.  Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul, a third-generation bee keeper, tends to the City's hives. 

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