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North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains Market Watch (Edited) - 11/30/07 02:25 AM
Keeping it real in real estate... Following are real estate market statistics as reported by the Northeast Georgia Multiple Listing Service for the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. This market information is comprised of the following counties in Northeast Georgia: Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, and Pickens and provides a snapshot of current real estate market conditions. Please bookmark my website: www.move2northgeorgia.net to keep informed of ongoing real estate market conditions in the North Georgia Mountains. All in all, the North Georgia Mountain market is still strong with some slight and necessary corrections in certain cases. In spite of the negativity of the news media (11 comments)
Saturday, November 24 was "Light Up Blue Ridge" which officially kicked off the Christmas season for our town. This annual event started a few years ago and is becoming a mountain tradition, drawing more and more visitors each year to the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. This year's celebration drew more than 7000 visitors! It was a beautiful sunny day but on the cold side. I was so thankful to get to enjoy this event with my family for the first time this year. My grandchildren had a blast and to see their faces when they saw Santa and Mrs. Claus (15 comments)
Blairsville Georgia, another great little mountain town that you will find as you travel through the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. Blairsville is located in Union County and is the county seat. The town's elevation is 1883 feet and is the only incorporated community in the county. It was incorporated in December 1835. Blairsville is surrounded by the beautiful mountain ranges known for their blue hue, better known as the Blue Ridge Mountains which are also the Appalachian Mountains. Other nearby towns are: Young Harris, Blue Ridge, Hiawassee and Hayesville North Carolina.
In 1899, the red brick courthouse that still stands tall (7 comments)
Copperhead Lodge is a motorcycle resort community featuring:Rustic lodgeVIP member's only Club RoomMultiple Fireside gatherings, inside and outsideCasual fine diningSwimming pool * hot tub * fitness areaOnsite motorcycle shop / repairGift ShopOutdoor Amphitheater - MusicBYOB your own Copperhead Lodge has Park Model Cabins available for rent or sale. Three different models are available. Options include:kitchenmaster bedroom with full bathroombunk roomloft areascreened (24 comments)
Brand new, rustic and cozy mountain chalet with nice upgrades. Very easy walk/access to Lake Blue Ridge. Seasonal view of lake from two covered porches, wrap deck, walk-out basement with covered patio. Decorator style black interior and exterior accents with upgraded light fixtures.
Stunning granite countertops with rustic cherry cabinetry in kitchen. Separate dining area and great room combination with stained glass accents. Opens onto large covered porch which wraps around.
Partially finished walk-out basement with covered patio, wet-bar and finished full bath. Drive-under garage.
Explore Lake Blue Ridge and the Toccoa River. Canoe & Kayak Ventures located on Aska Road at the Toccoa River Outpost offers: Learn to Roll $75Three hours of quality instruction. 1-2 Day Basic Clinic One day $125 Two days $225A great introduction to the sport of kayaking. Learn proper techniques, paddle strokes and river reading. Two or more qualify for a discount. Family Kayak Clinic $125 per personThis clinic allows each family member to learn at their own pace, while enjoying each others company and support on the river. Two day family (min. 3 family members). 12-14 (3 comments)
Light Up Blue Ridge has become a mountain tradition which kicks off the Christmas season. Relive the small town celebrations of the past and let the Christmas spirit fill your mind and heart with a fun-filled day of Christmas excitement in downtown Blue Ridge. Great family fun for all.
Saturday, November 24, downtown Blue Ridge will jump into full swing with Christmas entertainment, shopping, carriage rides and getting around town will be easy with the trackless train. Local restaurants and food vendors will be ready to serve visitors with their unique mountain cuisine. Treat yourself to a fried apple pie and (7 comments)
Fannin County Voters Have Their Say - North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains - 11/07/07 06:18 AM
Many of you have been reading my posts about the November 6th election facing Fannin County residents. The resolution to allow liquor by the drink which became a "spirited" (so to speak) issue. This is a follow-up to report the outcome of the election as reported yesterday evening. As reported by The News Observer, the referendum was defeated 3871 to 3330 votes with 14 out of 14 precincts reporting. Fannin County Faces a Tough ChallengeProposed Ordinance on Liquor by the DrinkYes or No on Liquor VoteFannin County Split on Liquor ResolutionDistilled drinks: Yes or NoBeer and Wine My Two Cents - Because it's my (3 comments)
Remember Going to a Drive-In Theater When You Were a Kid? North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains - 11/06/07 05:55 PM
How many of you remember going to a Drive-In Theater when you were a kid? Wikipedia describes a drive-in theater as follows:"A drive-in theater is a form of cinema structure consisting of a large screen, a projection booth, a concession stand and a large parking area for automobiles. The screen can be as simple as a wall that is painted white, or it can be a complex steel truss structure with a complex finish. Within this enclosed area, customers can view movies from the privacy and comfort of their cars. Some drive-in theater managers added children's playgrounds between the screen and the first (17 comments)
Lynn Ensley is the owner and developer of McCaysville's newest upscale community. Lynn is also a visionary and thought about "going green" long before it became the thing to do. This 160 acre wooded preserve will boast some of the most distinctive and stylish mountain homes in Fannin County with a great respect for nature. Lynn's love for the wildlife in the area is very apparent. There are 90 spacious one to three acre choice lots available. Lynn is also the brother to Mary Jo Dickey, who along with her husband Joe owns The Cider House Cafe less than 1/2 mile from (4 comments)
Enjoy real mountain flavor with the home cooked country meals that owners Joe and Mary Jo Dickey serve up. You can get lunch Monday through Sunday at 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Get a Sunday lunch like the old fashioned Sunday dinners you experienced growing (8 comments)
Twin Cities McCaysville and Copperhill where a River Runs Through Them - North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains - 11/05/07 07:48 AM
In the North Georgia Blue Ridge mountains lies twin cities: McCaysville Georgia on the western side of Fannin County, Georgia and Copperhill Tennessee on the eastern side of Polk County Tennessee A river runs through them - Toccoa and Ocoee River McCaysville Georgia and Copperhill Tennessee are twin cities divided only by the Georgia-Tennessee state line. Visitors will see a blue line painted through the town which marks the state line. You can literally have one foot in Georgia and one foot in Tennessee or even shop in Tennessee and pay for your items in Georgia and vice versa. McCaysville was once named (2 comments)
Thank you for visiting. Please feel free to leave your comments. For a free brochure of Blue Ridge and the surrounding area, please email me at email@example.com or visit my website: www.move2northgeorgia.net and complete the contact form. Be sure to tell me that you would like a free brochure and I will get this in the mail to you within 24 hours of your request. I hope to see you in the pristine North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains! Read about the Twin Cities McCaysville and Copperhill. A special thank you to Bob Sommers of Active Rain for his tip (rockyou.com) (8 comments)
Elegance and Romance of Yesteryear in Downtown Blue Ridge, North Georgia Mountains - 11/01/07 08:06 PM
The Victorian House Restaurant in the Mountains of Blue Ridge welcomes you. This restaurant is recommended by Southern Living Magazine and specializes in steaks, pasta and seafood. Enjoy the romance of yesteryear in an ambience of true 1900 CIRCA. Casual elegance, gourmet foods and housemade desserts plus many vintage hats to choose from and wear while you dine will remind you of a time gone by. Michael (pictured below) and the other fine staff will welcome you and treat you with exceptional service. Be sure to stop in for a bite and relax after meandering through the many shops in historic downtown (6 comments)
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