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For homebuyers looking to set down roots in the Peach State, Lake Arrowhead real estate in the town of Waleska, Georgia, a mere 50 miles from the capital in Atlanta, offers a unique living situation that features the beauty of rural Northern Georgia combined with the conveniences readily afforded by close proximity to major urban areas. Now, would-be homeowners do not have to decide between country dwelling and city living, in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, because Lake Arrowhead property is the ideal mix of both types of communities. Whether a family of ten or empty nesters looking to relax in a new locale, the amenities and features of the Lake Arrowhead community are sure to delight and enchant all those who are perusing the real estate listings.
A vibrant commercial district makes getting the things that Lake Arrowhead residents need very convenient. For that singular gift for that special person, Callahan’s Gifts is open for business, and ready to supply the perfect gift option on clothing accessories, cards, personal products, and more. As one reviewer put it, “Callahan’s is a treasure filled with treasures.”
During the height of the season, the Waleska Farmer’s Market sets up shop every Thursday night from May through October. Neighbors, friends, and visitors all congregate in the late afternoon and early evening to sample the area’s best produce, socialize, and enjoy the company of good friends. You definitely feel the small town charm of the area on late fall days as you stroll amidst the booths and displays of local farmers.
For a touch of elegant dining, Waleska area residents flock to the Dining Room at Lake Arrowhead where panoramic views, excellent food, and courteous wait staff ensure that you have a great dining experience. For more informal fare, Eagle’s Nest Pizza is serving excellent Italian food and pizza in a sports bar like setting that is unique in this northern Georgia town.
Living in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, one would expect that there would be a bevy of outdoor activities available, and that expectation would be exactly right. The bucolic setting of peaceful woods, majestic mountains, and award winning golf courses means that residents won’t be spending hours locked up in their new homes, they will be out and about touring the array of outdoor activities that awaits them.
Nearby city parks boast impressive features for residents and visitors to the area. The Great Festival Park offers pure outdoor entertainment including a 40-acre swimming complex, basketball courts, batting cages and more. If tennis and picnics are in the offing, Red Cloud Park can host the festivities, as well accommodating water lovers with an arrow shaped pool.
With a mere 1,600 residents, the Lake Arrowhead real estate section of Waleska, Georgia is a relaxed, close-knit community. As mentioned, the area is popular with empty nesters looking for a change of scenery, and many of the homeowners are part-time residents who use their Lake Arrowhead property as a vacation home. An eclectic housing stock awaits house hunters with a mix of single-family homes ranging from a single bed and bath, to larger 4-bedroom/4-bath homes that will accommodate even the largest family reunion. In a refreshing change form the typical suburban district, each home in Lake Arrowhead is unique from its neighbor, and many cabin styles abound.
Education is important to the residents of Lake Arrowhead, and that importance is expressed in the superior school system that serves the area’s youngest members. Some highly rated schools in the area include R.M Moore and Clayton Elementary Schools, Creekland Middle School, while Cherokee High School and Sequoyah High School serve the ninth through 12th grade population. Historically famous Reinhardt University is located a short drive from Lake Arrowhead, and the Georgia Highlands College Campus educationally covers the area on behalf of the University System of Georgia.
A short seven-mile trip to Canton, Georgia, along State Route 140, puts you in contact with the medical professionals of Northside Hospital. This full service hospital, known for having one of the best maternity wards in the nation, is standing by to meet the health needs of the entire community.
While enjoying the splendid isolation of living in the beautiful wilds of northern Georgia, residents won’t feel isolated owing to the superior transportation network in the area. The center of town plays host to the intersection of State Routes 140 and 108, which provides egress and access to the many towns and cities surrounding Waleska, Georgia.
If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (404) 316-1501 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.