About Georgia

Georgia

Nicknamed the "Peach State" and the "Empire of the South", Georgia is the largest state in the southeast. Its Blue Ridge Mountains in the northernmost part of the state descend into rolling hills and eventually the coastal plain, which is known for its moist, rich pastures.

Georgia is home to a booming economy with 15 fortune 500 companies, and produces much agriculture and goods. Though mainly famous for its peaches, Georgia is a large producer of other products such as cotton, tobacco, poultry, and peanuts, producing twice as many peanuts as the next leading state.

Atlanta, the state's largest city and capital, is the hub of communication and transportation of the Southeast. This historic city was a Confederate stronghold and saw extensive military activity during the Civil War.

The coast of Georgia is only 100 miles long from the Savannah River to the St. Mary's River, and yet the Georgia coast has a higher percentage of waterfront property in those 100 miles than the states of Washington, Oregon and California combined.

Small barrier islands lie just off the coast and feature some of the region’s best beaches. State parks and mountain resorts also boast fine beaches at inland lakes.

There are nearly one hundred miles of Georgia beaches stretching between St Mary’s River and the Port of Savannah. Well-known beaches along the Georgia seacoast include Tybee, St. Mary’s, Jekyll Island, and Cumberland Island National Seashore, Sapelo Island, Sea Island, St. Simons Island, coastal towns, and more.

While the South is known for warm summers, the climate is actually more agreeable than that in many Northeastern states.  For instance, you’ll rarely see snow on the ground in Savannah (that’s reserved for those “100-year storms”).  You will find that winter, spring, and fall are quite comfortable, with moderate temperatures.  The summers are warm, certainly, but no warmer than what you might find in New York.

Georgia’s coastal population is expected to grow 50% by 2030, rivaling the growth rate of Atlanta.

 
$980,000
Stunning deep - water waterfront property with dock and boat lift. Over 6100sf!

Lincolnton, Lincoln County, Georgia


Paradise at Soap Creek! This 4 BR 3.5 BA custom property is a dream home. Spanning over 6100SF, this magnificent deep-water waterfront residence graced by soaring ceilings and wall-to-wall windows is a haven for gazing at Lake Thurmond from multiple vantage points. The entry draws you in with a breath taking view of the lake and open floor plan. The 2-story living room with fireplace, built-ins, and doors leading to the deck is a dramatic focal point.The gourmet kitchen boasts an over-sized island, gorgeous cabinets, and open to the living area with more views of the lake. The main living area also includes two master suites both with luxurious bathrooms. A home office, laundry room, and powder room are also located on the main floor. Upstairs you will find you guest rooms with a full bathroom. Entertaining can continue on the lower level that includes a custom bar, family room with fireplace. Home includes double-deck, double-slip dock w/ boat lift. Immaculately maintained home!

Teresa McArthur , Meybohm Real Estate

1.13 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
6148 SQ FT
 
$675,000
Stunning Overlook Estate Off Of Murrays Lake

Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia


Elegant 5bd/3.5ba estate w/ fine molding & custom finishes on a professionally landscaped lot in prestigious Overlook! Outdoor living at its finest & perfect for entertaining! Mst Ste on main w/ California WIC & luxurious bath. Eat-in kitchen w/ vaulted ceiling keeping rm w/ FP & more. Living rm w/ 2nd FP leads to inviting screened deck - great for relaxing on summer nights. Potential 2nd Mst Ste up. Don't miss the secret bonus rm off the jack & jill bath! Full unfinished daylight basement makes for endless possibilities! Minutes to Mount Paran, the mountain & more!

Janice Overbeck , Keller Williams Atlanta North

0.27 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3781 SQ FT
 
$1,175,000
Magnificent waterview property with stunning views and an open floor plan

Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia


Waterfront living in the gated community of Greystone Manor in South Forsyth County, Georgia. It's an enclave of 60 homes in an executive community. Master suite has spectacular views of the water. Gorgeous screened in porch with stone fireplace overlooks the beautiful setting. Completely finished terrace level with a huge suite for guests. Backyard has fire pit for evening waterfront enjoyment!

Kathleen Hernandez , Harry Norman, Realtors

0.70 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
6.5 BATHROOMS
7280 SQ FT
 
$649,000
WATERFRONT SANCTUARY

St. Marys, Camden County, Georgia


Looking for your own waterfront sanctuary? This beautiful deep water access home has 3 bd/3 -+ bth, breathtaking panoramic views of the river and marsh! The 1st level has a game room w/pool table, full bath w/ steam shower, separate laundry. The main level has large master with bath, double vanities and an oversized walk in shower. 3rd level has 2 bedrooms & full bath with Jacuzzi tub. The backyard is landscaped in a unique Old Florida style. Multiple patios and porches offer great outdoor living. A few steps away and you're on the dock. The gazebo and boat w/ lift await! Only minutes away, historic downtown St Mary's, accessible by boat or golf cart (BOTH INCLUDED). Also included are an outdoor spa, exercise pool & infra red sauna! Don't miss out!

Lisa McMorine , Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners

0.60 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
2276 SQ FT
 
$125,000
Beautifully lake front lot in golf community

Lake Park, Lowndes County, Georgia


Beautiful mature oak trees and lakeviews make this the perfect place to build your dream home. Enjoy fishing and golfing all year. Convenient location for an easy day trip to Florida or Georgia coast.

Lisa Thomas , Coldwell Banker Premier Real Estate

0.57 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$1,050,000
Island house for sale with beautiful water views, dock & private island.

Townsend, McIntosh County, Georgia


Your island is part of 19.25 acres on deep water with a floating dock and recreation building. Located near Harris Neck National Wildlife. This 5 bedroom 3.5 bathroom with 3496 square foot home has beautiful marsh views, gated and could possibly be sub-dividable. Townsend is located about 35 minutes south of Savannah, one hour north of St. Simons Island, and about 40 minutes from Ft. Stewart. Great centralized location.

James & Cindy Presnell , Coldwell Banker Intercoastal Realty

19.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3496 SQ FT

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