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Where else in the world can you.......
Enjoy thousands of acres of untamed forest as your neighbor?
Go to a drive-in movie after exploring the countryside on the scenic railway?
Search for 'Fairy Crosses' after visiting a secluded waterfall?
Blue Ridge, Georgia is where! Step back in time. Buy or rent an exquisite cabin overlooking the vast Cohutta Wilderness Area, the largest game preserve east of the Mississippi River, which appears essentially the same as it did hundreds of years ago. Make your trip memorable with a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, then take-in a modern movie at the old-time Swan Drive-In Theater. Don't forget to stop by our Country Real Estate office in Morganton before beginning your sightseeing excursion of historic Highway 60. Once you arrive, you might want to stay awhile......
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Surrounded by three National Forests, the Chattahoochee, the Nantahala and the Cherokee, North Georgia remains unspoiled due to an abundance of U.S.F.S. & Wildlife Management lands, leaving nearly half of Fannin County untouched! With plenty of space for all types of outdoor activities, your investment in the Blue Ridge Mountains is literally enhanced by thousands of acres of protected forests. The strikingly beautiful and timeless mountain ranges attract many people who seek tranquility.
Fannin County can be found in the northernmost area of Georgia. Located in the Tri-State area which includes Tennessee and North Carolina, Blue Ridge is perfectly positioned about 90 minutes from Atlanta or Chattanooga. About half of the homes are retirement or weekend get-away cabins.
Lake Blue Ridge is known for its sparkling blue waters and exceptional fishing. The many rivers of the region, running clear and clean, offer whitewater rafting, fishing and pure enjoyment for the river enthusiast. With over 550 miles of DNR Trout waters, Fannin County is Georgia's Official "Trout Capitol". We have a superb school system known for its academics, dedicated high school band and sports programs. Fannin Regional Hospital and the Riverstone Medical Campus offer a wide range of state of the art medical services.
Blue Ridge and the surrounding community buzz with activity ~ Fairs, car shows, craft displays, harvest sales, musical gatherings, art festivals like "Arts in the Park", the Blue Ridge Community Theatre and Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Blue Ridge is now an official "Trail Town". This area is also rich with antique shops and restaurants open all year round.
With very reasonable property taxes, a low cost-of-living and notable Southern hospitality, it's easy to spend a weekend or lifetime here.
The professionals at John E. Foster Realty have served the real estate needs of North Georgia for over 40 years. After four decades of continuous membership in the National Association of Realtors, John was recently awarded Realtor Emeritus status. Born and raised in Fannin, the Foster Family takes pride in the rich history of the area and their knowledge of the real estate market.
If you wish to obtain more information about any North Georgia real estate listing, please contact us via: FosterRealty@earthlink.net
Blue Ridge offers a unique mountain lifestyle where arts, culture and conveniences are just around the corner, but solitude is at your doorstep.
"If You're Lucky Enough to Live in God's Country, You're Lucky Enough"