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CONTENTS Lake Burton Properties
Waterfall Club - Golf Community
Near Lake Burton Properties
Seed Lake Properties
Lake Rabun Properties
Lots & Acreage
White County Properties
2021 Home Sales
We are celebrating some of our local artists in this issue. Find out more about our cover artist Ali Wilkins on page 12, Virginia McClure and the lovely Lakemont Gallery on page 27, and the amazing potters from Mark of the Potter on page 36. We hope to feature more local artisans in upcoming issues, so stay tuned!
LAKE BURTON Lake Burton is used by residents and visitors who enjoy the clear and clean lake water while skiing, boating, and fishing. The area is rich with wildlife, fish, and flora that are a delight to enjoy. Area amenities include the Waterfall Club with 18 hole golf course, two marinas with restaurants, Camp High Harbor, and the quaint shops and restaurants of nearby Clayton. The surrounding forests are part of the beautiful southern Appalachian Mountains and protected national forest lands. The Lake Burton Civic Association sponsors numerous activities such as lake events, a tour of homes, and a golf tournament. Lake Burton is the first in a chain of six Georgia Power lakes with an elevation of 1,866.5 feet. The reservoir covers approximately 2,775 acres, and holds almost 5 billion cubic feet of water. There are roughly 1,200 private homes on Lake Burton’s 62 miles of shoreline.
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Leased Lots 844 Fee Simple Lots 328 Total Lots 1,172 Shoreline/miles 62 Elevation 1866.6’ Acreage 2775 Year Impounded 1919
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This 6 bedroom, 6 full and 2 half bath Bobby McAlpine designed home features mountain sunset views down Dick’s Creek cove from a new 2-story boathouse. A spacious living room and dining area with white shiplap walls and ceilings overlooks lake views. A 2-story stacked stone wall houses an oversized masonry fireplace. The chef’s kitchen features antique beams, a custom built island with walnut top, subzero refrigeration, 2 sinks, a double oven, 6-burner gas cooktop, under counter ice maker, standard dishwasher plus a set of dishwasher drawers. A walk-in pantry and appliance closet houses a coffee bar with plenty of well-organized storage space. Antique French doors lead to screened porch overlooking the lake with a stone fireplace, lounging area, dining area and access to a grilling deck. A beautifully landscaped waterfall off the porch creates a truly serene environment. The private owner’s wing offers separate walk-in closets; en-suite bath with separate vanities, water closet, jetted tub and separate tiled shower. The master bedroom features tall ceilings with flush mount antique beams, a masonry fireplace with gas logs flanked by built-in bookcases and access to lakeside balcony. Upstairs, a private guest suite offers a wall of windows showing off water views through a canopy of trees. An en-suite secondary sleeping room provides space for extra guests. A full bath includes a jetted tub, separate shower, walk-in closet and water closet. An office with lake views features a full bath and could be used as a bedroom. The office accesses stairs leading to a 3rd floor playroom with a bunk room and full bath. The terrace level features a generous family room with masonry fireplace surrounded by pecky Cyprus and arched windows showing off lake views. A wet bar with under counter fridge and ice maker is conveniently located by the wine cellar. A private guest suite features white shiplap walls, lake views, access to a lakeside porch and a full bath with separate vanities, jetted tub, separate shower and water closet. A second terrace level guest bedroom offers lake views, a private full bath and walk-in closet. A terrace level covered porch features an outdoor fireplace overlooking the lake. A lower-level workshop is accessible from a hidden spiral staircase in a terrace level bedroom with a garage door that opens to the lake front. This space could be converted to a rec room or outdoor kitchen area to service the boathouse. Lush landscaping and 2 waterfalls surround the home with seating areas nestled into the landscape to enjoy the grounds. A newly built 2-story boathouse on deep water includes a bar with under-counter fridge, dining area, lounging area and beautiful mountain and sunset views down Dicks Creek. $5,200,000 | 9011749 | PENDING JULIE BARNETT 404-697-3860 6 —
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This 7BR, 7b and 2hb Lake Burton home rests on a level fee simple lot with a view of Billy Goat Island and the July 4th fireworks. Coveted grassy lot with charming dugout patio offers a unique lake front with 2 stall boathouse and lake front stone patio. The clean-lined interior is reminiscent of a modern coastal farmhouse with a touch of antique class. The light-filled great room features a stone fireplace, antique beams and shiplap paneling that provide for casual and comfortable lake living. The chef’s kitchen was designed with entertaining in mind and includes a butler’s pantry that opens to the oversized lakeside screened porch with fireplace that runs the length of the home. Features include: 2 master suites on main, 4 terrace level en suite bedrooms, a bunk room that sleeps 10, family and rec room with billiards, shuffle board, second kitchen, hot tub, and 2-car garage. Listed for $4,300,000 | SOLD JULIE BARNETT 404-697-3860
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This 5-bedroom, 5 bath fee simple Lake Burton home rests on a private lot with a level lakeside yard, gardens area and abundant outdoor living space. A foyer entrance provides access to 2 separate living areas with common access to a full-length oversized lakeside patio on the main level. The left side of the foyer leads to the original home with a vaulted great room featuring exposed beams, floor to ceiling fireplace, open kitchen, walk-in pantry and dining area. A spiral staircase leads to a lofted bedroom with full bath. The lower level provides 2 bedrooms, a full bath, media room and utility closet. To the right of the foyer, a 2001 addition offers a 2nd great room with wood paneled walls, 10’ ceilings, stone fireplace, built-in bookcases, hardwood flooring, kitchen with Corian countertops, tile flooring and custom cabinetry. French doors lead to an oversized lakeside patio with book-end arbors overlooking a level lakeside yard with mature native landscaping and a 2-stall, 2-story boathouse with views down Dick’s Creek cove. A main floor guest suite features a window seat for lounging and private full bath. Upstairs, a cozy reading nook features built-in bookcases, abundant natural light and lake views. The private owner’s suite features 9’ ceilings, a wall of windows with lake views, 2 large walk-in closets, an office and a private bath with tile flooring, jetted tub, separate tiled shower, double vanity, water closet and linen closet. The lower level of the new addition connects to the lower level of the original home and includes a laundry room, storage area and 2-car garage. An oversized, full-length terrace level screened porch provides plenty of space for lounging and playing games like ping pong or cornhole. The native landscape is dotted with moss, ferns, rhododendron, red cardinal flowers, blueberries, Paw Paw trees, fig trees, forget-me-nots and peonies. Opportunities abound in this spacious lakeside home. $2,695,000 | 9044470 JULIE BARNETT 404-697-3860
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Perched on a large and private 2.63 acre Lake Burton leasehold lot with the potential for beautiful mountain and lake views, the existing 3 bedroom 1.5 bathroom cabin can be renovated and expanded. Or, use the cabin while you plan to build your dream lake home! A gated, meandering, driveway framed by rhododendron and mountain laurel lead to the log cabin. The property has a gentle slope and could sustain a much larger home. Step inside to a no frills cabin with masonry, wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, wooden beamed ceilings, a small kitchen, dining room and half bathroom. Upstairs, two bedrooms share a common bathroom. Downstairs, another bedroom and bonus room complete the living area. At the lake front, you’ll find beautiful views overlooking Dick’s Creek Cove with over 192 ft. of lake frontage on deep water. There is an existing 2-stall boathouse with open deck above and a floating swim dock. Located approximately 25 minutes from Downtown Clayton; 35 minutes from Downtown Clarkesville; less than 10 minutes from LaPrades Marina and Moccasin Creek State Park. $1,495,000 | 8989029 | Virtual Tour SARAH GILLESPIE 404-735-6157
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Lake Burton with lake access — New fee simple construction! 2 bedroom + loft. Comfortably sleeps 8 guests. 2.08 acres with lake access! Enjoy breathtaking Lake Burton and mountain views with shared lake access from this new construction sitting high atop Goat Cliff Mountain! Tons of luxury and attention to detail have been packed into every square inch of this home. Step inside to a welcoming, fully furnished living space with finished concrete floors, ship lap walls, high ceilings and luxurious finishes throughout. The kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, solid surface countertops, tile back splash, and custom cabinetry with direct access to the exterior covered porch and fire-pit area designed for entertaining. The wet bar is an extension of the kitchen area with solid surface countertops, custom cabinetry, under counter ice maker, and built-in microwave. A closet pantry area offers storage and a stackable washer and dryer to complete the wet bar space. Also on the main level, you’ll find a guest bedroom with custom woodwork, and sleeping space for 3 guests. The guest bathroom offers a tiled walk-in shower, custom cabinetry, and contemporary fixtures. Upstairs, the owner’s suite offers the ultimate escape! As you reach the top floor, you’re greeted with a magnificent, western-facing view overlooking Lake Burton! The owner’s bedroom offers vaulted ceilings clad with barn wood and a stacked stone, gas log fireplace with custom mantle. The king-sized bed is positioned to enjoy watching the sun rise! The owner’s bathroom provides a spa-like experience with large, two-person soaking tub with lake views, walk-in tiled shower, custom cabinetry, a separate water closet and double vanities. A ‘secret’ loft space and large, private covered porch with views in every direction complete the upper level. This little slice of Heaven packs a luxurious punch and was built with room to expand the existing footprint! Architectural drawings available upon request for potential expansion. Located less than 10 minutes from Waterfall Club, Anchorage Marina, and the amenities of Downtown Clayton, Georgia. $899,900 | 8966377 | Virtual Tour SARAH GILLESPIE 404-735-6157 10 —
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Lake Burton Access — With plenty of room for expansion, this 4-bedroom, 3 bath Lake Burton access cottage provides an affordable escape to the mountains. A charming wrap-around rocking chair porch introduces a foyer entrance with two bedrooms and a shared bath with tile flooring, shower and pedestal sink. Enjoy the larger master down the hall with bath with tub. The galley style kitchen has dishwasher, oven/ range, refrigerator and laundry closet. A screened porch off the combined living/dining room overlooks an outdoor stone fire pit with soothing sounds from a water feature. The terrace level offers many possibilities including a 4th bedroom and bath, a bar area, extra sink to be used as a wet bar, and rec room. The main level has access to a 2-car garage off the kitchen area. An additional 2-car garage with drive under access from the basement offers extra space for a workshop or living space. Enjoy a wonderful community feel at the deeded Get-A-Ways access area for picnicking, swimming, kayaking, and docking your boat during your stay. This home is a great entry level to your enjoyment of Lake Burton! $495,000 | 8852060 | Virtual Tour JULIE BARNETT 404-697-3860 Deeded Get-A-Ways lake access
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Our cover was created by local artist Ali Wilkins. Look for her work around town.
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Ali is a small-town artist that specializes in window painting, murals, and custom zip code-inspired art. She graduated from Piedmont University in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science. She was born and raised in Franklin, NC, but has spent most of her time in Clayton through the years. She loves having the opportunity to make art that is constantly changing, evolving, and making people smile. She painted her first window in November of 2019, and her work around town grew bit by bit from there! For more information: Facebook.com/AliWilkinsDesign Instagram - AliWilkinsDesign
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WATERFALL CLUB The private club was designed as a refreshing retreat from the responsibilities of the “real world.” Overlooking the pristine shores of Lake Burton, Waterfall Club offers some of the most breathtaking scenery found anywhere. A spectacular 18 hole golf course is the heart of Waterfall Club. It also features a 52,000 SF athletic center complete with fitness center, a sauna, steam room, spa, Junior Olympic swimming pool, indoor tennis, basketball, and more. Waterfall Club is also conveniently located to Anchorage and LaPrades marinas, and is just a short drive to downtown Clayton.
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WATERFALL CLUB BUILDING LOTS Don’t miss these opportunities to build your dream home in Waterfall Club. Enjoy the views and the community’s convenient location to Clayton and Lake Burton, and it’s proximity to Atlanta. Memberships available so you can enjoy the fabulous amenities.
Join the revitalized Waterfall Club Community and build your dream home. With 1.24 acres and mountain vistas, this lot offers an abundance of opportunities to create an estate home. Make this your home away from home. $189,900 | 8980904 JULIE BARNETT 404-697-3860
Great Building lot in Waterfall Club. This is one of the largest lots in Waterfall with .758 acres boasting golf course and distant mountain views. Being a point lot with extra road frontage and gentle sloping terrain , the lot offers many possibilities. You don’t want to miss this one! $116,900 | 8800123 JULIE BARNETT 404-697-3860
Nice building lots in Waterfall Club. Fabulous mountain and golf course views! This gorgeous gated community is overlooking the shores of Lake Burton. Lots are adjoining and can be bought separately or together for one large building tract for your vacation home or full-time residence. Many possibilities - must see! Lot 27 - .82 acres | $71,000 | 8964061 Lot 28 - .72 acres | $69,000 | 8964407 EVELYN HEALD 404-372-5698 15 —
These gently sloping lots overlook the 15th fairway, feature views of Lake Burton and rolling distant mountains, and provide great building sites. The unobstructed views from future homes make them a perfect location for your mountain cottage. Lot 41 - .509 acres - $89,900 | 8932809 Lot 40 - .382 acres - $89,900 | 8932801 Lot 39 - .422 acres - $59,000 | 8932794 JULIE BARNETT 404-697-3860
This lot is priced to sell! Great location in Waterfall Club with mountain and #5 Fairway views. Build your dream getaway. Memberships available so you can enjoy the amenities and beautiful grounds with magnificent mountain and Lake Burton views that abound. $39,900 | 8876170 EVELYN HEALD 404-372-5698
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CHINKAPIN AT BURTON
CHARLIE MOUNTAIN Build your dream home on Charlie Mountain. Paved road. Short drive to Anchorage Marina. Easy access (about 15 minutes) to Clayton and Waterfall Club. Lots of activities such as white water rafting, horseback riding, golf, and hiking in the area. Rent a boat and enjoy the day on Lake Burton! Build your dream home or mountain getaway. Large lot on beautiful Charlie Mountain! Long range mountain and Lake Burton views make this 2.08 acre lot a special opportunity. Top of Charlie Mountain! $200,000 | 8899007
Ready to get away from the hustle and bustle? Come up to the North Georgia Mountains, near Lake Burton! Chinkapin at Burton backs up to Waterfall Club, situated between Laprades & Anchorage marinas, easy access to downtown Clayton’s fabulous restaurants and shopping. Build your dream home or your home away from home. Less than a 2 hour drive from Atlanta. Must see! These lots are contiguous, and all can be combined for purchase.
2.67 acre lot at the top of Charlie Mountain! A long range mountain view makes this large lot a special opportunity. $200,000 | 8899003 2.05 acre Charlie Mountain lot. Gorgeous mountain and lake views with those sunsets that make our North Georgia mountains so famous. $180,000 | 8802197 Build your dream home on this 1.66 acre Charlie Mountain lot overlooking beautiful Lake Burton. Gorgeous mountain and lake views on Charlie Mountain, with those thrilling sunsets that make these North Georgia mountains so famous. Short drive to Anchorage Marina. Easy access (about 15 minutes) to Clayton, with restaurants and shopping, and Waterfall Club. $75,000 | 9032916 EVELYN HEALD 404-372-5698
Lot 38 - 3.91 acres - $149,000 | 8926306 Lot 34 - 2.28 acres - $119,000 | 8926319 Lot 36 - 1.68 acres - $118,000 | 8926288 EVELYN HEALD 404-372-5698
Gentle sloped lot with all paved road access. Wonderful homes and views of Lake Burton in this enticing community. Elevation 2,500 ft. All underground utilities. Very close to Anchorage Marina. $75,000 | 8916823 TIMOTHY BUTLER 706-490-0630 16 —
NEAR LAKE BURTON
SEED LAKE Seed Lake provides a quiet peace and serenity that defines the underlying character of the lake. It is probably the most overlooked of this chain of lakes, which may appeal to many pleasure boaters, anglers, and residents. Seed Lake is the narrow Tallulah River impoundment of 240 acres with a shoreline of approximately 13 miles. It was impounded in 1926, and is the second in the chain of Georgia Power lakes, and is downstream from the Burton Dam. Access to Seed Lake is limited to one boat ramp on the north side of the lake. It’s surrounded by national forest and Georgia Power property, Membership in the Seed Lake Association is available for all property owners.
Leased Lots 97 Fee Simple Lots 44 Total Lots 141 Shoreline/miles 13 Elevation 1752.5’ Acreage 240 Year Impounded 1926
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Near Seed Lake — Secluded and unrestricted 8.11 acres. The driveway takes you from the publicly maintained road to a graded clearing for your new home, RV, or weekend retreat. Backs up to USFS land. $119,000 | 8361539 THE LAKE TEAM 706-715-5550
Seed Lake provides a quiet peace and serenity that defines the character of the lake.
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LAKE RABUN Lake Rabun offers a wonderful setting for water skiing, fishing, and afternoon cruises. Nearby Glen Ella Springs Inn, Lake Rabun Hotel, and The Orchard Golf Club offer the community enjoyable amenities. The surrounding area is abundant with wildlife including white tail deer, red and gray fox, raccoon, bobcats, and black bears. Wild turkey and ruffled grouse can also seen in the area. There are many hiking trails and lush waterfalls within a short distance for your quiet enjoyment. The active Lake Rabun Association sponsors many events throughout the year, such as The Rabun Ramble 5k & 10k Run; 4th of July fireworks, the Wooden Boat Parade and other July 4th activities, and the Lake Rabun Tour of Homes. Lake Rabun is the third of six lakes that follow the course of the Tallulah River basin. Construction on Mathis Dam was completed in 1915. Lake Rabun became a haven for Atlantans who would make the day-long trip to enjoy lake life. At an elevation of 1,689 feet and surface area of 835 acres with 25 miles of shoreline, it is the second largest lake in the six lake chain.
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Lake Rabun offers a wonderful setting for water skiing, fishing, and afternoon cruises, along with a rich history of community.
Leased Lots 210 Fee Simple Lots 275 Total Lots 485 Shoreline/miles 25 Elevation 1689.6’ Acreage 835 Year Impounded 1915
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Location, location, location is no exception here! Located on Lake Rabun’s historic Piney Point, this is a unique opportunity to purchase two completely renovated Fee Simple waterfront homes for one price! 27 and 51 Piney Point offer a combined 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bath, and two bunk-rooms. Each property offers a contemporary, open concept style and incredible Eastern-facing, sunrise views of Lake Rabun’s Southernmost big basin. Step inside the main house with vaulted, painted, wood ceilings, hardwood floors and a designer kitchen with large prep/eat-in island and solid surface countertops. The living area offers a wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookshelves and wide, sliding glass doors that lead out to a spacious screened porch. The primary bedroom offers a walk-in closet, retro-bathroom and French doors that lead out to a sun deck and outdoor shower. A guest room, bunk room with full and single bunks and shared bathroom complete the main living space. Outside, you’ll find a hardscape fire-pit area, intentional landscaping and stone steps that lead to the single-stall, 2-story boathouse. The boat slip is at least 23’ and can accommodate a wake board boat. Only steps away is the waterfront 2-story guest house named ‘R Lake’. This small, waterfront home is exceptionally contemporary with attention in every design detail. Guests will enjoy waking up to sunrise views from the loft bedroom and European bathroom. Floating stairs lead down to the main living area with a solid wall of glass to accentuate the lake views from every angle. The living area, contemporary galley kitchen, and wet bar flow into the lakeside deck complete with a fire table and hot tub creating the perfect space to entertain. A double, full bed bunk-room and bathroom allow plenty of sleeping space. Outside, a private, enclosed rain shower room and lower swim deck are added bonuses. R Lake guest house is currently an enormously successful Airbnb rental. Both homes can be enjoyed as a private retreat or as investment/income properties. $2,195,000 | 8972339 | Virtual Tour SARAH GILLESPIE 404-735-6157
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Serenity awaits you at this 6+ acre fee simple, Lake Rabun waterfront property! Enjoy the existing 2-stall, 2-story boathouse while you plan to build at least one home on the gently sloped, 0.99 lake front lot with approximately 235’ of shoreline! With Rabun County Zoning approval, it’s possible that the lot can be sub-divided into two lake front lots with the potential to build two lake front homes. There is an additional 5.16 acres located across Lake Rabun Road from the lake front lot that is well suited for at least one guest house, a garage, workshop or simply for septic and drain field expansion and quiet enjoyment. This property would make an excellent family compound! Bring your creative vision and secure your fee simple property on Lake Rabun. Located approximately 20 minutes from Downtown Clayton and only minutes from Angel Falls hiking trail, the Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, Louie’s on the Lake, Terra Incognita Vineyard. $1,250,000 | 9005786 | Virtual Tour | PENDING SARAH GILLESPIE 404-735-6157
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MODERN MOUNTAIN LIVING Situated on a pristine ridge line with sunrise and sunset mountain vistas, Oasis Mountain offers two unique, newly constructed homes for modern mountain living. Features include minimalist floor plans with the perfect balance of warmth and comfort - all with seamless access to outdoor living spaces. Glass façades provide ample natural light while maintaining privacy. Located only minutes from Lake Rabun, Tallulah Gorge State Park, and the amenities of Clayton, GA.
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Zen House is a completely renovated, shared Lake Rabun access home with minimalist, earthy-contemporary style. This home is an idyllic retreat for those wanting to escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life who appreciate a serene setting. As you step inside, you’ll find a bright and warm open living space with incredible natural light. The home was originally constructed in 1996 by a local artist. It was designed by a French architect with Feng Shui energy flow in mind. The recent renovation includes: refinished bamboo floors throughout; dramatic contrast of dark exterior stain and light and bright interior paint; a new dual-zoned HVAC system; and a new 2-bedroom septic system and the addition of a half bath. The fresh, new contemporary kitchen with wood countertops, stainless steel appliances, and new cabinets will be a gourmet chef’s delight! The indoor and outdoor living spaces flow together creating the ideal space for entertaining guests or to enjoy as a serene, private sanctuary. Mature and unique ornamental trees and plants create a beautiful, intentional landscape. Enjoy listening to the built-in water fountain while relaxing in the hot tub or while enjoying a relaxing morning with coffee on either the upper deck or lower porch. The lake access area is shared by several other homeowners. It’s the perfect spot to drop a stand-up paddle board or kayak into the waters of Lake Rabun. Located only minutes from Hall’s Marina, the Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant, Historic Lakemont Village, Tallulah Gorge State Park, and all of the amenities of Downtown Clayton! $695,000 | 9052824 | Virtual Tour
SARAH GILLESPIE 404-735-6157
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Almost ready newly constructed home with access to Lake Rabun! This designer home has an open living space with light white oak floors throughout. A spacious kitchen — which will feature custom cabinets, stone countertops, and stainless steel appliances — will overlook the main living area. Glass doors leading to the large covered porch allow an abundance of natural light. Off of the living area is the bright master bedroom with a spacious tiled bath. A short hallway features a half bath, laundry room, and mud room with slate flooring with a separate outside entrance. Upstairs you will find two open bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, a full tiled bath with tub/shower, a small bonus room suitable for an office or single bunk room, and a spacious sitting area. A short drive will take you to the shared lake access area with a shared 2-story, 2-stall boathouse, grilling area, large stationary dock and deck, and restroom. Home is currently under construction and pictures will be updated periodically. Home should be completed by early fall 2021. Come see a well designed Lake Rabun cottage. Maybe you could even pick out a color or two? $649,000 | 9042580 | PENDING THE LAKE TEAM 706-715-5550
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Extraordinary one acre fee simple lake front lot ready for you to build. Wooded lot with great potential building site. Recent survey and topographical map available. $749,000 | 8304412 THE LAKE TEAM
Lake Rabun Bluffs — 1.4 acres gentle land in the premier gated community. All paved roads. Lot has frontage on two private community roads. Located near Lake Rabun, Hall’s Boat House, and many of the lake’s community treasures. $119,900 | 8825320 TIMOTHY BUTLER 706-490-0630 or TAMMY SHAW 706-461-4426
Deer Haven II — Two contiguous lots. Purchase one or both for a mountain estate. Each 3 acre lot offers paved road access, a graded drive, a building site, and excellent Lake Rabun views. Lot 13 - $124,900 | 8884057 Lot 12 - $109,900 | 8884054 THE LAKE TEAM 706-715-5550
Deer Haven II — Corner lot in this quiet neighborhood. Paved access, wooded lot, situated on West side of the ridge. Located near lake Rabun. Short Sale. $95,000 | 9031508 TIMOTHY BUTLER 706-490-0630
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Lakemont Gallery Along with her own paintings, artist and owner Virginia McClure has hosted a variety of artists’ works over the years. Now in her new space in historic Lakemont Village, Virginia has finally found the right combination of a tiny gallery and a lovely studio space. Paintings, pottery, woodcrafts, and twig and inlay furniture are currently on display. More of her work can be seen at the nearby Lake Rabun Hotel. Our friends at The Laurel of Northeast Georgia will feature Virginia’s story and art in their October ‘21 issue. Be sure to look for that around town, or read more at LaurelOfNortheastGeorgia.com For more information: VirginiaMcClure.com, LakemontGallery.com, Facebook.com/LakemontGallery
706-424-7322 8538 Old 441 S Lakemont, GA 30552
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MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES The lakes aren’t the only thing happening in this corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The county hosts over 148,000 acres of the Chattahoochee National Forest. It’s also home to the beauty and adventure of the Tallulah Gorge State Park, the famous and scenic Chattooga and Tallulah Rivers, and it offers all kinds of adventure for those who love to RV, tour, camp, hike, or just take in the scenery. Find your perfect home in the mountains of Rabun County!
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Towns County — Hightower Creek runs through it! This beautiful, authentic hand-hewn log cabin is surrounded by an idyllic pastured valley setting with sunrise mountain views and over 400’ of frontage on Hightower Creek. Drive along the meandering, gravel road as you approach the home. Listen to the sounds of the rushing creek as you step onto the wide, rocking chair front porch and enter the traditional log cabin interiors. Upon entrance, you’re greeted by exposed beams, hardwood floors and a feeling like you’ve stepped back in time to another period in history. The kitchen is adorned with custom Wormy Chestnut cabinets, high solid surface stone countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Just off of the kitchen is a small sitting room with a wood-burning stove that perfect for chilly mountain nights. The main living area offers plenty of space for large furniture and a masonry fireplace. Just off of the main living space, step onto the back porch and enjoy peaceful days listening to water rush over the shoals along the creek. The master on the main includes a walk-in closet with washer and dryer, and a large bathroom with custom tile shower, slate floors, and shiplap walls. Upstairs, guests or family will enjoy three spacious bedrooms and a bonus room that is perfectly suited as a craft space, den, home office or recreation space. The exterior offers mature flower gardens, several outbuildings, and views from every angle of the surrounding mountains and creek! The home is being offered with approximately 3-4 acres of partial pasture and forest land. The owners may consider selling all or part of the total 14 acres. $650,000 | 9016464 | Virtual Tour | PENDING SARAH GILLESPIE 404-735-6157
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If you’re looking for a mini-farm in the mountains look no further! This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom farmhouse/cabin offers 6.06 acres with two small pasture areas, a designated garden patch and even an established chicken coop! As you approach the home along the paved driveway, the wrap around porches, established landscaping and detached carport w/workshop welcome you home. Enter from the wraparound porch to an open living area with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and a wood-burning fireplace. The owner’s suite and a guest bedroom and bathroom are each located on the main level. The kitchen offers stainless steel appliances and a big center island that’s perfect for entertaining guests! Just off of the kitchen, there is a laundry/mud room and pantry. Pet lovers will enjoy the already installed pet door leading to a fenced area for furry friends. Upstairs, there is a cozy office nook. Built-in bookcases line the stairs leading down to a secondary living space that can be used as an apartment or in-law suite. The lower level offers a small, galley kitchen, bedroom (currently used for storage) and separate bathroom with open living area and wood stove. The lower level has an exterior access with no stairs from the parking area. The property has endless potential with opportunity to create more pasture or even sub-divide the lot into two 3-acre parcels. Located less than 10 minutes from Lake Rabun, the amenities in Downtown Clayton, the public school campus and very easy access off of Highway 441. $519,900 | 8966391 | Virtual Tour | PENDING SARAH GILLESPIE 404-735-6157
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This private 4.33 acre lot in Persimmon offers spectacular long-range mountain views with the opportunity to customize the interior of a 3BR, 3.5b home. The open floor plan is framed to provide a kitchen that opens to a dining area, living room with fireplace and covered porch with mountain views. A half bath, walk-in pantry/laundry room are located off the kitchen. The main floor master bedroom offers a vaulted ceiling, wall of windows framing mountain views, private bath with freestanding Kohler tub and 2 walk-in closets. The larger walk-in closet could be reduced by half with the other half used to relocate the laundry room/pantry. This would provide more space for the kitchen and create a larger living room. Upstairs is a guest bedroom, full bath, office (could be used as an extra bedroom) and reading nook. The terrace level provides a generous family/rec room that opens to a covered porch with views. A terrace level guest suite with full bath offers mountain views. Property is being sold in as-is condition. Neighboring 4.47 acres is also available for purchase — see mls# 8977646 on page 35. $495,000 | 8976089 | PENDING LEIGH BARNETT 404-931-3636 3 1 — M O U N TA I N P R O P E R T I E S
Escape to quiet peaceful living in this sought after neighborhood in Clayton! This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath custom home sits on 1.11 acres and borders National Forest. Enjoy one level living with beautiful hardwood floors, an open-concept kitchen & family room, formal dining room, laundry room, spacious 2-car garage, master bedroom suite and 3 other bedrooms on main level. Cozy up with a fireplaces in the family room and in the master bedroom for those chilly fall evenings. The family room fireplace has gas logs with remote with room blower to use as heat source. Master fireplace is wood burning for those extra cozy nights and ambiance. The spacious lower level has many possibilities - workout area, games, office, craft room or extra sleeping. The home has been recently remodeled. Outside, a covered patio and sun porch for entertaining or watching nature in the private backyard. Raised rock, herb garden beside deck. Beautiful yard with blooming flowers throughout season. House comes with a 500 gallon buried propane tank. Only 3.5 miles from fabulous restaurants and shopping in Downtown Clayton! A must see! $399,000 | 9044462 | PENDING EVELYN HEALD 404-372-5698
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Come see this exceptionally well maintained and constructed home in Kingwood. This home has it all on one level with just a couple of steps. Enter through the foyer to the large living room with vaulted ceilings. A formal dining area is available for entertaining while the breakfast area beside the kitchen is perfect for less formal meals. Going to the rear of the home from the living room you will find a very comfortable all-season sun room. The master has a deck off the back and everything you need like a tub, shower, and walk in closet. A full laundry room has plenty of space and a utility sink as well. All hardwood floors are found throughout the home as are plantation shutters. The 2-car garage features an automatic opener. The 2 additional bedrooms are perfect for guests and have a shared full bath connected to each. The exterior of the home features wood siding, shake, and stone. The lot is nicely wooded and very low maintenance. This is the perfect home for someone wanting easy living with all-on-one level. All country club amenities such as golf, swimming, and dining are available with a Kingwood membership. $395,000 | 9055522 | Virtual Tour THE LAKE TEAM 706-715-5550
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Take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy stylish in-town living in downtown Clayton in this 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath transitional farmhouse style town home. With a Joanna Gaines feel, this clean lined town home features 9 plus ceilings, shiplap interior walls, oak flooring, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and subway tile back splash. The open floor plan offers space for dining and lounging around the shiplap wrapped fireplace. A generous back deck offers space for grilling, dining and lounging while enjoying the mountains in the background. A powder room is located under the stairs for guests. Upstairs, the master bedroom offers a vaulted ceiling and en suite bath with designer tile, seamless glass shower door and double vanity. A guest bedroom offers a private full bath with tiled floor and shower. Enjoy easy access to casual and fine dining, boutique shopping and after hour entertainment, along with all the outdoor activities of Rabun County and the surrounding mountains, rivers and lakes. Whether purchased for your own personal enjoyment or as a rental investment, this is a great opportunity to take advantage of our abundance of beautiful waterfalls and hiking trails, white water rafting, wonderful views, and coveted lakes. Pictures shown of staged unit. Units #1-6 are sold! Call for future development details. JULIE BARNETT 404-697-3860
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RABUN COUNTY LOTS AND ACREAGE Gorgeous 3 acre building lot in Black Rock Estates, a gated mountain community approximately 2 miles from downtown Clayton’s fantastic restaurants and shopping. Build your dream home or mountain get away. Must see these long range mountain views! $62,500 | 8917860 EVELYN HEALD 404-372-5698
This 19.22 acre tract has been in the family since the 40’s, part of the old home place is visible, old swimming hole, road bed across the creek that will access the upper part of this tract. Wooded with two streams — Chechero Creek and Friday Branch. Back of the property will access national forest land. $249,900 | 8960411 JACKIE WEST 706-490-1374 Enjoy long range mountain views and end of the road privacy from this 4.47 acre unrestricted building lot bordering USFS. Located in the Persimmon community, this building location is convenient to Lake Burton and downtown Clayton. Soil report and survey on file. Follow Gravel road to dead-end past brown house at 302 Bird Hunter Trail. $199,000 | 8977646 LEIGH BARNETT 404-931-3636 Looking for something to build that special cabin or year round residence? Whiskey Creek Farms could be your new address! This 7+ acre tract is heavily wooded, has easy access, and is just minutes to downtown Clayton. Covenants and restrictions. Soils report is available. $139,500 | SOLD JACKIE WEST 706-490-1374
Wynngate — Best value in this wonderful community! With a high elevation big mountain views to the southeast. 3 acre lot. Paved road to within feet of this lot. Underground electric. $85,000 | 9027964 TIMOTHY BUTLER 706-490-0630
Smoky Mountain Village — A wonderful over 55 gated community.. Public water, sewer, natural gas, and underground utilities in place. Ready for you to build corner lot with lovely view, quiet cul-de-sac location. Community is well planned and landscaping of the entire community is remarkable. Nice clubhouse and community activities are popular. Seller is a licensed real estate broker. $60,000 | 9015465 TIMOTHY BUTLER 706-490-0630 | GARELIC#238602 Eastman Mountain — 5 acre wooded tract 2 miles East of 441. Backs up to USFS land. Beautiful homes on both sides. $60,000 | 8883598 TIMOTHY BUTLER 706-490-0630
KINGWOOD OVERLOOK Enjoy the benefits of living in this gated community with optional access to resort-like amenities, such as golf, tennis, swimming, spa. This lot is a short drive from Clayton in the desirable Kingwood Overlook. This is the largest lot in the neighborhood with 125± ft. of street frontage. $43,000 | 8923206 ROSA ICELA CARTER 619-921-1796
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36 — LOCAL ARTISTS
Mark of the Potter Experience art and nature as local artists produce and sell functional pottery. History lives on in this 1930’s corn grinding mill on the edge of the Soque River, just North of Clarkesville. It’s just plain fun to visit! Resident Potters Laurey-Faye Dean, Matt Henderson, and Rachel Staggers rotate Saturday schedules to work their craft. This is a great time to visit, and to see how these wonderful pieces are made. For more information: 706-947-3440 9982 Highway 197 N Clarkesville, GA 30523 MarkOfThePotter.com Facebook.com/MarkOfThePotter1969
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HABERSHAM PROPERTIES Habersham County rests at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, roughly 90 miles north of Atlanta. Home to seven charming and historical towns, Habersham County features rivers, lakes, beautiful waterfalls, hiking and horseback trails, and camping and swimming sites. Cultural activities can be found in six museums, a nationally recognized historic country inn, a community theater, and a liberal arts college. Other lakes and rivers, including the trophy trout waters of the Soque River, bring fishermen from far and near. Habersham also features two golf courses. Some local events include: Spring Wine Highway Weekend, Mountain Laurel Festival, Taste of Clarkesville, Batesville Days, and the Habersham County Parade. Seasonal water releases bring thousands of white water thrill seekers and visitors to the beautiful Tallulah Gorge. Other lakes and rivers bring fishermen from far and near. Find your new home in Habersham and enjoy all it has to offer!
This 16± acre tract of undeveloped, gently sloping land is in a prime location only minutes from Tallulah Gorge State Park, Tallulah Falls School, Lake Tugalo Dam and the northern boat ramp on Lake Yonah. Easily accessible off of HWY 441, the location would be ideal for a private retreat, gentleman’s farm or sub-divide into multiple home sites. The property borders Georgia Power bulk land and has a nice flowing, babbling brook. Less than 15 minutes from Downtown Clayton, GA.
SWEETGRASS SUBDIVISION .73 acre residential lot available in the developed, established community of Sweetgrass Subdivision. Level and gentle rolling lot in a great location within Demorest City Limits. Underground utilities, city water and sewer. Great investment opportunity. Neighborhood association, covenants, and restrictions in place. Less than a 10-minute drive to Habersham Medical Center and 30 minutes to NEGA Medical Center in Gainesville.
$259,900 | 8966428/8966433 | PENDING SARAH GILLESPIE 404-735-6157
Listed for $14,500 | SOLD JENNIFER KYLE 706-968-2255
WHITE COUNTY PROPERTIES LAKE FRONT AND MOUNTAIN VIEW LOTS LAKE LACEOLA COMMUNITY — CLEVELAND, GA Hidden just off the square in Cleveland exists the beautiful private, gated community Lake Laceola. You can enjoy the mountain views, sunsets and sunrises that surround you while sitting lake front. Being located just 1-1/2 hours north of Atlanta makes for an easy drive to your place of serenity and peace. Amenities include a clubhouse with a kitchen, bar, workout room, great room, outdoor grill and covered and uncovered fire pits. Enjoy the views, sunsets and sunrises that surround you while sitting lake front. 2 acre lake front lot. Lot 106 | $125,000 | 8997849 Check out this great 2.04 acre off-lake building lot with mountain views and access to the community amenities and boat ramp. Lot 19 | $79,900 | 8902805 The 2 + acre lot has a gradual slope from the road toward the lake. A home site on this lot will provide mountain views as well. Lot 14i | $58,500 | 8988905 2.12 acre corner lot has mountain views and a gradual slope allowing for a home with basement. Lot 154 | $55,000 | 8999567 JENNIFER KYLE 706-968-2255
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17+ acres in sought after Sautee Nacoochee. Several great building spots on this beautiful and private piece of property with mountain views. Build your dream home or vacation cabin only minutes from Helen, hiking, zip lines, state parks, and wineries. A peaceful drive from the main road past creeks and mature hardwoods along a paved road to the property. $119,000 | 8941375 JENNIFER KYLE 706-968-2255
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Commercial opportunity inside the city limits of Clayton. Gentle topography and long Highway 441 frontage perfect for development or to repurpose the existing 74,000± SF building on 11.98 acres. Priced at land value and includes interim use building currently producing income. $2,199,000 | 8925144 | PENDING THE LAKE TEAM BRAD FISHER 706-490-2839
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2021 Home and Property Sales If you have been thinking about listing your home, NOW is the perfect time! Lake inventories remain at their lowest numbers in the last twenty years and this continues to create a high demand for homes. This is a great time to consider selling your home as buyers are still aggressively looking. LAKE BURTON 4183 Blalock Goldmine Rd $4,100,000 1110 Murray Cove Rd $3,300,000 1469 Blalock Goldmine Rd $2,550,000 1027 Perrin Cove $2,495,000 890 Murray Cove Rd $1,995,000 91 Winchester Ln $1,849,000 194 Highlander Ln $1,785,000 1975 E. Wildcat Rd $1,749,000 278 Murray Cove Rd $1,725,000 2569 Blalock Goldmine Rd $1,575,000 91 Honeysuckle Ln $1,550,000 19 Chiggerchaw Ridge $1,525,000 118 Waterview Ln $1,495,000 139 Hilltop Circle $1,350,000 497 Oscar Rock Rd $980,000 89 Arkansas Ln $795,000 69 Durango Ln $755,000 1304 Rainwater Trail $745,000 88 Magnolia Place $698,000 382 Finch Dr $485,000 598 Finch Dr $399,000 462 Finch Dr $225,000 LAKE RABUN 307 Ray Point Ln $2,600,000 134 Ezzard Ln $1,895,000 1068 Kings Row $1,575,000 142 Watermark Trail $1,500,000 133 Ray Point Ln $1,499,000 1431 Tame Turkey Rd $1,498,000 987 Kings Row $1,350,000 904/906 Lake Rabun Rd $995,000 6035 Lake Rabun Rd $925,000 6352 Lake Rabun Rd $925,000 5786 Lake Rabun Rd $599,000
LAKE RABUN (Continued) 2323 Shady Ln $579,000 37 Stillhouse Ln $419,000 15 Tame Turkey Rd $125,000 LAKE RABUN LOTS 0 Bear Gap Rd $1,400,000 0 Witham Pointe $1,250,000 SEED LAKE 24 Rosebud Ln $1,195,000 649 Crow Creek Rd $750,000 RABUN COUNTY HOMES 4030 Highway 197 $1,995,000 580 John Grist Ln $825,000 1447 Grizzly Ridge Ln $629,000 1414 Warwoman Rd $575,000 128 Grouse Ledge Dr $549,900 2528 Rickman Airfield Rd $425,000 112 Four Ponds $389,000 80 Getaway Ln $389,000 57 Brenton Highlands Ct $385,500 355 Taylor Ridge Rd $345,000 21 Cottonwood St $345,000 31 Cottonwood St $339,000 39 Cottonwood St $339,000 35 Cottonwood St $339,000 5412 Highway 76 $329,000 69 Cathy Parker Ln $325,000 726 Saga Mountain Rd $289,900 45 Joe Davis Rd $279,900 638 Twilight Ln $279,900 368 Saddle Gap Rd $259,900 42 Maple St $249,900 32 Hill Camp Ln $240,000
RABUN COUNTY (Continued) 80 Koala Circle $199,900 74 Eastern Cross Ln $125,000 RABUN COUNTY LAND 0 Cottage Ln $1,550,000 630 Hawk Hill Ln $299,900 0 Shadow Mountain Dr $124,900 0 Shadow Mountain Dr $69,000 0 Shadow Mountain Dr $59,000 0 Golf Dr $17,500 0 Navigator Ln $13,500 COMMERCIAL 8512 Old Highway 441 S $399,000 HABERSHAM COUNTY HOMES 735 Kennedy Mountain Rd $1,450,000 884 Lake Yonah $850,000 630 Seyo Wailo Trail $729,900 1755 Goshen Creek Rd $650,000 652 Meadow Run $549,000 2263 Goshen Creek Rd $450,000 635 Washington St $289,900 HABERSHAM COUNTY LAND 453 Swain Wood Rd $595,000 0 Kelly Mountain Rd $333,840 Sweetgrass Subdivision (39 lots) $637,000 WHITE COUNTY COMMERCIAL 52 Comer Circle $650,000 WHITE COUNTY LAND 0 Laceola Rd Y-35 Lake Pt
Our office participated in either the listing, selling, or both sides of these sales. List prices shown. Information as of 9/22/2021 | Source: GAMLS
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Sometimes, the best time to go is when the weather is inclement. It feels like you get the whole place to yourself. Overlook view from Tallulah Gorge State Park - North Rim Trail.
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