Are you still searching for a place to call home? If you have the general area narrowed down, then you can start sifting through the different cities and neighborhoods. Some people base where they want to live on the schools in the area while others are craving a piece of land that is all about the scenery. North Atlanta communities have a little bit to offer every new resident that makes their way to one of the areas luxury neighborhoods. Each city has a different feel and features-making it important to thoroughly get to know your options before signing on for a purchase.
Cumming is the first city we are going to talk about and it is located in the middle of Forsyth County, Ga. This is all the way up on Lake Lanier, making it about a 45 minute drive north of Atlanta if traveling in free flowing traffic. You can tell by the area's slogan, "The Gateway to Leisure Living", that their luxury home selection is spectacular. With a great school system, growing businesses, and plenty of things to do, Cumming is a popular choice for homeowners and investors. Communities in this area feature golf, swimming, tennis, club houses, lake views, equestrian facilities, and are gated.
Dacula is another fine area close to Lake Lanier and north of Atlanta just up highway 85 north. It is also just as close to Atlanta as it in to Athens, a seriously fun city with some of the best colleges in the state. The area has plenty of parks and was originally known to be a frontier military outpost! It is close to the Mall of Georgia and upscale shopping centers and has a great school system. There are both golf course and county club communities in Dacula.
Dawsonville, Ga is a beautiful city that opens up to the famous Blue Ridge Mountains. It is further north than Cumming and Dacula and is known for its peaceful indulgences. It is in reach of the hustle and bustle of happening cities like Atlanta, but it has the scenery and open roads of the mountains. Here you will not experience the traffic of the city but can still enjoy upscale shopping and dining. Families and retirees build their roots here.
There are many different beautiful areas of North Atlanta. Try taking a drive around Lake Lanier and feel out which scene best fits your lifestyle.