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Bent Tree is a small, upscale community within Jasper, Georgia, in the north-central part of the state. This neighborhood combines the best of resort and small town living, while being just 50 miles north of Atlanta. Bent Tree is known for its tree-lined streets, its picturesque mountainous setting and its championship golf course.
Shopping enthusiasts will enjoy living in Bent Tree. Nearby Jasper has a typical, old fashioned downtown shopping district, with independent retailers such as the Quilt Shop on Main and Elite Jewelry In addition to the shopping in Jasper, there are a number of antique stores in the nearby town of Talking Rock. Of course, Bent Tree is only a short drive away from the many shopping opportunities in Atlanta and Chattanooga.
Bent Tree real estate owners need never go hungry. In addition to the two restaurants at the golf club, there are a myriad of eateries in and around Jasper, including 61 Main for friendly American fare, the Last Catch Seafood Restaurant and Pueblo Grill and Sports Bar for Mexican cuisine.
One of the great things about owning Bent Tree real estate is the large number of parks and green spaces located in and around the community. The neighborhood centers on Bent Tree Golf Club and its Joe Lee-designed, 18-hole, par 72, 6,410-yard golf course. In addition to golf, Bent Tree offers tennis courts, hiking and biking trails, horse trails and a 110-acre lake, ideal for fishing, boating and relaxing. Of course, the dramatic Blue Ridge Mountains and all of the outdoor opportunities offered there are located just north of town.
Bent Tree real estate runs the gamut from conservative ranch-style homes to large mountain side estates. The majority of the architecture here is rustic and casual. Virtually all of the 1,100 properties in this 3,500 acre community are single family homes, and many offer panoramic views of nearby Mount Oglethorpe. Home sales prices in Bent Tree average around $400,000 to $500,000.
School age children in Bent Tree attend the schools of the Pickens County School District. The District, which has an enrollment of around 4,000 students, owns and manages seven schools--four elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school. In addition, the Jasper area is home to several private and parochial schools, including Wildwood Christian Academy in nearby Marble Hill, GA.
For higher education, Jasper is home to Chatahoochee Technical College, a two-year community college. Further south in Atlanta, you'll find more than 30 colleges and universities, including Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology.
Bent Tree real estate owners don't have to worry about finding quality health care in the region. In addition to the usual selection of doctors, dentists and veterinarians, Jasper is home to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, a 52-bed, acute care facility with a 24-hour emergency care center, a sleep center and a heart care center. Of course, Bent Tree is just an hour's drive from top-tier medical facilities in Atlanta, including nationally-ranked Emory University Medical Center and the Shepherd Center.
Getting around Bent Tree is easy, given the neighborhood's compact size. Jasper is located right on SR 5, which turns into I-575 and connects to I-75 and downtown Atlanta. Mountain Area Transportation System, based in Jasper, connects Jasper to other points within Pickens County.
For trips further afield, Bent Tree is just a little over an hour's drive from both Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world's busiest airport, and Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport in Chattanooga, TN. From Atlanta, you can fly non-stop to points throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and beyond.
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