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.

 
$1,050,000
Custom Built in Huntcliff with Chattahoochee River Views

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia


Nestled between Cherokee Town & Country Club and the Chattahoochee National Park, on one of Huntcliff’s best lots, this truly stunning custom built, professionally landscaped home welcomes family and friends. This home sparkles modern elegance at its finest with amazing river views from all three levels. A breathtaking foyer is your first impression with its sleek, contemporary feel, soaring ceilings, and second story bridge to the bedrooms. As you make your way to the fireside living room featuring a 20 foot wall of stone, you will find a bank of windows facing the river and a custom skylight that bathes the entire room in natural light. Gleaming oak floors continue to the dining room that seats 12+. Natural light and the stone wall continue to be a focal point in the kitchen. All new, matching Jenn-Air professional appliances with two dishwashers, gas cooktop and dual stainless-steel sink. This home is made for the discriminating chef with 18’ oak butcher block counter top and a double oven integrated in the stone wall as well as an Italian coffee bar. A convenient main level bar with dual beverage centers and high capacity ice machine adjoins the living and dining areas and has direct access to the outside patio, making poolside entertaining a breeze. Barrier free access to kitchen from the three-car garage takes you to a mudroom which houses the washer and dryer, utility sink, built-in seating, and storage. Modern living reverberates through the owner’s suite, located on the main, with barn door and high ceilings. Striking owner’s bath features luxurious white marble floors, designer fixtures, private water closet, dual custom closets, private alcove with skylight housing the tub and oversized marble, step-in shower. Flex room off the owner’s suite is currently being used as a home office; multiple built-ins with two walls of windows that view the river. Head upstairs to find spacious secondary bedrooms, all with ensuite baths, extensive built-in shelving and more breathtaking river views. The terrace level will quickly become everyone’s favorite part of the home! An oversized living area with floor-to-ceiling windows facing the river, fireplace and large wet bar with undercounter ice/frig combo, warming drawer, wine storage. A large bedroom with ensuite bath, a cedar closet for off season clothing storage, and exterior entry with private patio make this terrace level space truly extraordinary. The workout room has padded flooring for low impact. The media room will surprise you with its modern concrete walls and dark ceiling, perfect for a multimedia experience. Level backyard oasis awaits with a salt water pool, stone walkways, a lovingly maintained lush perennial garden, and multiple conversation areas. Huntcliff is unmatched in amenities! A junior Olympic pool, horse stables, boat dock for your canoe or kayak, community garden, nature preserve that’s owned by Huntcliff, jogging trails, clubhouse and lighted tennis courts are just the start.

Sarah Chatel , Ansley Atlanta Real Estate

1.31 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
5646 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
 
$405,000

SOLD

Lake Side Living In Canton!

Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia


great schools, I-575 & more! Cast your line or take the kayak out from the convenience of your backyard! White, bright beautiful eat-in kitchen w/ view to the fireside family rm! Don't miss the spacious laundry rm! True inlaw ste in updated daylight basement. 4 generous bedrms up including the oversized bonus rm - could be converted to additional bedrm! Deck & screened in porch w/ stunning views to the lake! Don't miss out!

Janice Overbeck , Keller Williams Atlanta North

1.07 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3880 SQ FT

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