North Georgia Life

Real Estate Agent - All Mountain Realty
There are a number of areas in Canton GA that may be just what you are looking for to either downsize or get out of the Atlanta rat-race. Canton is located in Cherokee County which has a very favorable tax structure for senior residents as well as lovely neighborhoods and a real hometown feel. On...
The gated community of Bent Tree, Georgia is located 5 miles east of Jasper off of IH 575/515.  The community offers 18 holes of golf, 4 outdoor tennis courts, two indoor courts, a horse riding stable and a 100+/- acre lake for boating. They also have 2 outdoor swimming pools and a dog park and h...
One of the hardest things to do when managing your personal finances is recognizing when  a down market is an opportunity. This is often referred to as the contrarian approach to investments. Today it is cheaper to buy already constructed homes than to buy new or partially build homes...or to bui...
Sometimes you are struggling with injuries where a young horse runs into you and you sprain your ankle. Or there are days when your storage trailer leaked and you have to use a lot of your great hay for garden compost. Or when lightning strikes and blows out your electric fence. Or when you have ...
  Completely updated unit with hardwood floors thru out, maple cabinets, new appliances! Wonderful 1BR mountain get-away in Big Canoe. Totally remodeled. Enjoy all the amenities available in this resort style community. Take in the soothing waterfall sounds & mountain view from Living Rm. & Balc...
The beauty and serenity of a north Georgia rural mountain setting, combined with the functionality of an all-purpose equine facility is waiting for you in Summerville, GA. This 30.86 Acre horse farm was meticulously constructed in the Craftsmen style. Special touches include stained glass windows...
I am often asked what there is to do up in the North Georgia Mountains and I have to tell you that there is TOO much to do. A new addition to a huge list of hiking trails in this area in Eagle's Rest, found on Mount Oglethorpe. Mt Oglethorpe is nettled between Big Canoe and Bent Tree and is acces...
Tate, Georgia is the home of Georgia marble, mined by the Georgia Marble Company. The railroad started servicing Tate in the 1880's, in part  to move the marble for delivery throughout the country as well as the residents that were interested  and able to travel out of the county.  Sam Tate found...
Living in the rural mountains of North Georgia is beautiful, serene and frankly good for you! Studies have shown that an hour in the woods lowers all numbers that are good to be lowered! That being said, one of the fears/worries/concerns about living rural is fire protection. Big Canoe has develo...
  The weather is Big Canoe is absolutely lovely right now. Here are the stats for August, typically a hot and steamy month for the south. Not too bad!!  This information is from Big Canoe's newspaper, Smoke Signals.  To receive the online edition and keep up with Big Canoe events, please visit t...

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