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Finely designed and crafted modern rustic Homes deserve a community that supports the Modern Rustic Living lifestyle. Please find below a list of Estate Homes and Family Compounds followed by a list of growing communities with large acreage lots and outdoor community spaces that complement the Modern Rustic Living lifestyle.​  Escape to a better place with Modern Rustic Living.

Estate Homes & Family Compounds

The North Georgia Mountains is blessed with an abundance of privately owned land ideally suited for Legacy  Homes, Country Lodges and Family Compounds.  If privacy, security and serenity is your objective, we have tracts of land with both homesites and finished estate size homes you may wish to explore.  



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         Only an hour from Atlanta in the North Georgia Mountains, Achasta is a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary and a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf community. Meandering through the development is the trout-filled Chestatee River with craftsman style homes and a natural beauty that combines "rustic" with "modern luxury" creating a lifestyle we call "Modern Rustic Living". More information can be found at the Achasta website Here.



Anderson Creek Retreat

           This 1,200-acre mountain community is next to the Chattahoochee National Forest near the historic mountain towns of Blue Ridge, Ellijay, and Dahlonega. Only an hour north of Atlanta yet an atmosphere that feels a world away. Homesites of three acres or more offer access to miles of trails through diverse natural settings, Creekside and mountaintop hideaways, a first class trout stream, spring creeks, a lake, and nineteenth-century homestead ruins. Conservation easements with the Georgia Land Trust protect more than 130 acres as community greenspace. 

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Bent Tree

        Bent Tree is a gated community that spreads out across 3500 acres of rolling hills, coves, streams, cliffs, and waterfalls, reaching an altitude on Mt. Oglethorpe of 3300 feet. Providing a 110 acre lake and a complete range of recreational amenities that include an 18 hole championship golf course with full-time pro on staff, award-winning tennis courts, stables and horseback riding, hiking trails, pools, family play areas, event facilities, a restaurant, and much more. Bent Tree is located about an hour north of Atlanta. Offering gracious mountain homes with a lifestyle we call "Modern Rustic Living". 

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Big Canoe

        A rich and established community, Big Canoe offers a lifestyle we call "Modern Rustic Living". Between three golf courses, lakes and streams, the sporting life is well established with a challenge for all comers. Add fitness center, tennis leagues and our extensive trail system for glowing health and recreation. Big Canoe's rich history goes back to the American Indians who called this pristine place "The Enchanted Land".

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        The Coosawattee River Resort is a 5,500-acre wooded community with 7,000 lots surrounding 12 miles of the beautiful Coosawattee River. The Coosawattee River is formed where the Ellijay and Cartecay River meet traveling through the resort emptying into Carter's Lake. This resort is home to an abundance of wildlife including deer, turkey, raccoon, bear, eagles, hawks and several fully stocked fishing ponds for year-round enjoyment. The development includes indoor and outdoor swimming pools, camp sites, river parks, tubing, weight room, game rooms, miniature golf, horseshoe pits, tennis courts and basketball courts. 

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Covered Bridge Estates

        Inspired by nature, Covered Bridge Estates has been designed as a gated community with 140 lots on more than 200 acres of land. Nestled among heavily wooded lots are craftsmen style homes and cozy retreats that complement the beautiful countryside.  Amenities include a community park, hiking trails and beautiful Flat Creek.  Inspired by the Blue Ridge mountains and about an hour north of Atlanta, Covered Bridge Estates offers both nature and convenience. 

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East Ridge

Eastridge provides a more rustic atmosphere that brings nature into your home. The architecture consist of rustic log home designs with accent stonework, expansive porches and fireplaces. All homesites are three acres + in size in this secure and gated community accessed only by residents and their guests. Included are paved roads, landscaping and underground utilities (including power, cable, digital cable, and DSL Internet). A private setting - Eastridge is located just off the beaten path approximately 15 miles from the quaint town of Ellijay and nestled directly in the middle of the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest.

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Falling Waters

Located in Ellijay, GA, just minutes from Atlanta, the Vision for Falling Waters is to provide legacy. Understanding the natural beauty of the land is a gift to us and we are committed to being good stewards of it, so that we can leave the same gift to future generations. Our efforts are focused on creating long term value for our property owners and a positive legacy that our property owners can pass on within their family. Nature will always take center stage at Falling Waters, and we commit ourselves to developing a sustainable community that will provide families and friends with thrilling life experiences and memories to last a lifetime.

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Georgian Highlands

Just 45 minutes north of Atlanta, discover a breathtaking high-elevation mountain property that offers the ultimate privacy in 3 - 56 acre home sites. This real estate opportunity has carefully-designed covenants to ensure 80% of the land will remain pristine hard woods even after all of the homes are built. 

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Hawks Ridge

Welcome to Hawks Ridge Golf Club, your premier destination for world-class golfing and country living. Nestled within our exclusive community, you'll find 27 meticulously designed holes by renowned architect Bob Cupp. For avid golfers, Hawks Ridge offers the quintessential golf experience. Drawing inspiration from iconic courses and grand estates of yesteryears, Hawks Ridge  seamlessly blends old-world charm with modern luxury. Escape to a better place at Hawks Ridge and enjoy your ultimate golfing haven.

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High River

High River has a lot to offer including amazing views of the North GA Mountains, a community pavilion, the Coosawatte River and a large firepit for everyone to enjoy. There are several walking trails and lots of sitting space in community park areas...all with fire pits to enjoy. We have Mountaintown Creek at the canoe launch with a pavilion area to launch a tubing experience for you and your family.  The small private community lake, Lake LeCroy, is great for fishing, paddling around, or just lounging at the lakeside covered area. Join us for some peace and quiet at High River.  

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Lucky 8

Lucky Eight is a riverfront community nestled in the foothills of the vast Chattahoochee National Forest of the Appalachian Mountains and the pristine spring-fed Cartecay River. With underground utilities, well-maintained roads, restricted access and electronic entry gates to preserve the privacy and the natural beauty of the river and land. River lots range from one acre to over three acres, while mountain building lots and Reese Creek lots range from over an acre to almost five acres. 

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Old Toccoa Farm

Old Toccoa Farm offers a quiet charm and graciousness providing a distinctive golf and river community rooted in simplicity, quality and natural beauty. With an abundance of both wild and stocked trout throughout these mountain waters gently winding around our fairways, there is something here for both the golfer and the tout fishing enthusiast.  With our casual atmosphere,  life tends to slow down where you can really enjoy the outdoor experience with family and friends.

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Pinhoti Summit

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COMING SOON!  Pinhoti Summit is a small gated community just minutes from downtown Ellijay, Georgia with some of the most spectacular views offered in the state. With an elevation of almost 3,000 feet, Pinhoti Summit provides large 5+ acre lots with Contemporary Craftsman Style Homes, each with a long range mountain views.  Priced at $1.2M to $1.5M, Pinhoti Summit offers a private exclusive community of homes with compelling visuals and a nature inspired atmosphere.  


Pinhoti Summit is less than ten minutes from Fort Mountain State Park with 3,712 acres and 60 miles of recreational trails and majestic overlooks.  Within walking distance from the entrance of Pinhoti Summit is the 335 miles (540 km) long Pinhoti Trail which is a part of the Eastern Continental Trail and the Great Eastern Trail, both long-distance multi-state US hiking trails.

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Preserves at Sharp Mountain

        The Preserve at Sharp Mountain is a 1,600 acre gated community just north of Atlanta with miles of private trails, seven beautifully landscaped parks, several creeks, a waters park, a bird sanctuary complete with birdhouses, a pagoda, and porch swings. 

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Talking Rock Creek Resort

Talking Rock Creek Resort is a four-season community with mountainside living at its very best. The breathtaking fall foliage, the miles and miles of hiking, and biking trails make this 8,000 acre development something special. Amenities include two swimming pools, a community clubhouse, a fitness facility, several large picnic areas, grilling pavilion, playground, several tennis and basketball courts, a lake stocked with fish and miles of hiking trails. There is also a Trout Lodge which is available to property owners for large family gatherings, or community functions. With attractions such as Carter’s Lake, and the nearby Oconee River you will find adventure and wonder right outside of your door. 

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One of Ellijays' nicest gated communities nestled in the foothills of the blue ridge mountains.  This wooded community offers lots of hiking trails and a fishing pond.  Just minutes from downtown Ellijay with plenty of shops and restaurants from which to enjoy.  While most of the property in Timberwalk are wooded lots, some have private creeks and streams as well.  Come join us for a lazy afternoon at the pond. 


Tranquility at Carters Lake

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One of the finest lake access community in North Georgia delivering value for all property owners. Gently nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this community has been designed to bring people together while also providing privacy. Both the community layout and the approved architecture create a sustainable environment with a focus on preservation of the natural environment for ourselves and for generations to come. Featuring well-maintained walking and hiking trails, an open-air clubhouse complete with stacked-stone fireplace, grilling station, covered entertainment area and restrooms. Conveniently located to a boat launch and courtesy dock on Carters Lake with fully enclosed boat storage units.


Utana Bluffs

Utana Bluffs is an idyllic family getaway where cares are forgotten and family members escape the demands of work, school, and social obligations by retreating to fulfill their promise to spend time with one another.  Tucked away in the pristine Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, Utana Bluffs is an exclusive mountain community where you can build your escape from the hustle of everyday life and enjoy time with family and friends.  Escape to a better place at Utana Bluffs.  


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