Located about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta in the foothills of the Northeast Georgia Mountains, the city of Dahlonega is nestled in the heart of a gold bearing region. Dahlonega serves as the County Seat of Lumpkin County and is a vibrant city of approximately 4,000, rich in history and community spirit, and surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of beautiful mountains, rivers and valleys. Chattahoochee National Forest offers unparalleled outdoor recreation from hiking the Appalachian Trail to canoeing down a fast-moving river to hiking on trails around scenic waterfalls. Students in grades K-12 are served by the Lumpkin County School System. NASCAR racing heroes, kangaroos and Saks Fifth Avenue share common ground in the small historic enclave, located in the north Georgia Mountains and a 45-minute drive from Atlanta. The largest kangaroo collection outside of Australia lives at the Kangaroo Conservation Center, an 87-acre wildlife preserve. The North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall has 140 distinct shops. Dawson County School System represents students in grades K-12. And several colleges and universities are in proximity for those in pursuit of a degree in higher education in the area. Industries that provide employment in the area include retail trade, arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, manufacturing and educational, health and social services. Real estate options in Dahlonega consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses and land lots.
The rolling foothills where Dahlonega is located are lushly landscaped by nature’s abundant bounty. A wide variety of affordable, spacious homes on large lots of considerable acreage and with heavy forestation are available from the low $100,000s. With rolling hills and an abundance of lakes and streams, estate properties with river and/or mountain views, multiple fireplaces and spacious lots of considerable acreage are priced starting from the low $500,000s and range up to close to $3 million for beautiful lakefront estates with hot tubs, swimming pools and lots of more than 20 acres. Single-family detached homes are priced starting from the low $100,000s. Estate properties in gated golf club communities, nestled on private wooded acreage and with modern amenities including tennis courts, spas, swimming pools and golf course frontage range in price from the high $400,000s to $3 million for luxury lake and river front estates. Many homes offer breathtaking mountain and lake views. Condominiums and townhouses in both communities are available ranging in the $100,000s. Land and lots are also available for custom development.
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