Big Canoe, GA, recognized as one of the finest mountain communities in the Southeast, is located less than 1 hour north of Atlanta's suburbs in the foothills of North Georgia's Appalachian Mountains. Big Canoe encompasses over 8,000 acres, 7 mountain peaks with elevations up to 3,200 feet, 3 pristine lakes, abundant wildlife, and pure clean air. Approximately 1/3 of the property has been set aside for recreation and green space. Big Canoe, GA was developed as a gated community in the early ‘70s; primarily as a vacation and second home destination. The community has now evolved into a small mountain community with its own fire department, security, restaurants, and post office. The population consists of mostly year-round residents. Strict architectural controls regarding Big Canoe real estate ensure that the beauty and the breathtaking views of the north Georgia mountains will remain throughout development.
Big Canoe, Ga amenities include 27 holes of scenic and highly rated golf on the Joe Lee course, lighted outdoor tennis facility, a new state of the art fitness center with indoor pool, tennis and racquet ball courts, exercise and weight machines, and yoga and aerobic classes. Personal trainers, massage, and therapy facilities are available. Big Canoe, Ga also features boating and fishing at Lakes Sconti and Petit while swimming is at Lake Disharoon with a swim club, beach, waterslide, and outdoor pool. A children's playground is adjacent to the ball field. Hiking and jeep trails abound. Big Canoe also has its own community newspaper, the Smoke Signal. There are three restaurants, a conference center, and Interdenominational Chapel located within the gates. Foothills Shopping Center, with a grocery and more restaurants, is within minutes of Big Canoe.
While many of the Georgia mountain real estate developments feature beautiful homes with gorgeous mountain views, Big Canoe is unique. Big Canoe, Ga offers a variety of homes and styles to suit all tastes. Resales ranging from North Georgia cabins featuring spectacular views of Amicalola Falls to North Georgia mountain real estate featuring long range mountain views to newly built condos close to the amenities, Big Canoe has something to offer to everyone. Interested in North Georgia mountain rentals? Big Canoe, GA has an active rental commuinity.