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Lake Lanier Real Estate Analysis

Lake Lanier (officially Lake Sidney Lanier) is a reservoir in the northern portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. It was created by the completion of Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River in 1956, and is also fed by the waters of the Chestatee River. The lake encompasses 38,000 acres (150 km2) or 59 square miles of water, and 692 miles (1,114 km) of shoreline at normal level, a “full summer pool” of 1,071 feet (326 m) above mean sea level. It was named for poet Sidney Lanier, and was built and is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It is patrolled by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GDNR).

The lake is in Hall, Forsyth, Dawson, Gwinnett, and Lumpkin counties, split about 60%, 30%, 5%, 4%, and 1% respectively, filling the valley into numerous small arms and fingers. The former thalweg of the Chestatee and the Chattahoochee south of it form the county line between Hall and a tiny corner of Gwinnett to the east, and Dawson and Forsyth to the west.

One of the main purposes of the lake is flood control downstream of the lake, mainly protecting metro Atlanta. There have only been three major flooding events on the downstream section since the construction of Buford Dam. The most recent flooding event was in 2013.

The lake is popular with boaters, houseboats, jetskiers and others, particularly around the summer holidays. Over 7.5 million people per year visit the lake, including its marinas and the Lake Lanier Islands waterpark. The rowing and sprint canoeing events during the 1996 Summer Olympics were held at the lake. It also hosted the canoe sprint World Championships in 2003 at the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club.

Established in 1957, Holiday Marina has become synonymous with Lake Lanier. Holiday Marina in Buford, Georgia, and Aqualand Marina near the town of Flowery Branch, are two of the largest freshwater marinas in the world.

For more information: http://lakelanier.org/ or http://lakelanier.com/

 

 

 

Flowery Branch Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Flowery Branch

5502 Elders Ridge Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 5502 Elders Ridge Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6604396)
4 beds 4 baths 2,410 sqft $309,000
6272 Brookridge Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6272 Brookridge Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6603552)
4 beds 4 baths 3,032 sqft $342,900
5073 Oak Farm Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 5073 Oak Farm Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6603126)
5 beds 4 baths 4,596 sqft $450,000
7472 Shady Glen Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 7472 Shady Glen Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6602990)
4 beds 3 baths 2,677 sqft $338,000
4744 Quailwood Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 4744 Quailwood Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6602888)
5 beds 4 baths 4,315 sqft $598,900
4708 Carriage Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 4708 Carriage Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6601847)
3 beds 3 baths 2,747 sqft $307,000
4437 J M Turk Road Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 4437 J M Turk Road, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6601787)
4 beds 3 baths 3,000 sqft $625,000
6968 Flagstone Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6968 Flagstone Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6601127)
4 beds 3 baths 2,270 sqft $370,047
6964 Flagstone Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6964 Flagstone Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6601110)
3 beds 3 baths 2,397 sqft $383,370
7026 Boathouse Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 7026 Boathouse Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6601091)
3 beds 3 baths 2,398 sqft $405,093
7018 Boathouse Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 7018 Boathouse Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6601068)
3 beds 3 baths 2,398 sqft $420,488
8048 Sleepy Lagoon Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 8048 Sleepy Lagoon Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6600275)
4 beds 3 baths 4,630 sqft $789,000
5627 Church Street Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 5627 Church Street, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6599720)
5 beds 5 baths 5,756 sqft $789,900
6639 Trail Side Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6639 Trail Side Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6599805)
5 beds 4 baths 3,738 sqft $469,900
4504 Northampton Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 4504 Northampton, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6599635)
3 beds 3 baths 3,099 sqft $425,000

Sold Listings in Flowery Branch

6315 Bluegrass Lane Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6315 Bluegrass Lane, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6583471)
4 beds 3 baths 3,075 sqft $315,000
5920 Circle 4 Ranch Road Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 5920 Circle 4 Ranch Road, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6578663)
4 beds 3 baths 2,351 sqft $359,900
4632 Quailwood Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 4632 Quailwood Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6570217)
4 beds 4 baths 6,588 sqft $705,000
7477 Shady Glen Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 7477 Shady Glen Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6568839)
4 beds 4 baths 3,368 sqft $388,000
6343 Chestnut Hill Road Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6343 Chestnut Hill Road, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6565662)
5 beds 6 baths 4,815 sqft $435,000
6025 Mill Rose Trace Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6025 Mill Rose Trace, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6562639)
5 beds 3 baths 3,754 sqft $310,000
6543 Teal Trail Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6543 Teal Trail Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6561855)
4 beds 4 baths 2,865 sqft $330,000
7441 Whistling Duck Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 7441 Whistling Duck Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6561798)
4 beds 4 baths 4,200 sqft $435,000
4683 Quailwood Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 4683 Quailwood Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6560913)
5 beds 4 baths 5,958 sqft $674,000
4454 Park Royal Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 4454 Park Royal Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6558613)
4 beds 3 baths 2,812 sqft $399,000
4747 Grandview Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 4747 Grandview Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6557708)
5 beds 4 baths 4,288 sqft $515,000
6046 Seminole Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6046 Seminole Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6555814)
4 beds 3 baths 1,956 sqft $500,000
7918 Sleepy Lagoon Way Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 7918 Sleepy Lagoon Way, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6556404)
4 beds 3 baths 2,328 sqft $333,900
6224 Brookridge Drive Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6224 Brookridge Drive, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6555613)
5 beds 3 baths 3,408 sqft $345,000
6721 Lazy Overlook Court Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Photo of 6721 Lazy Overlook Court, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 (MLS # 6554817)
4 beds 2 baths 2,605 sqft $370,000

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Flowery Branch School Data

Flowery Branch School Districts

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Flowery Branch Schools

Flowery Branch Elementary School
PK-5, public
South Hall Middle School
6-8, public
Chestnut Mountain Elementary School
PK-5, charter
Spout Springs Elementary School
PK-5, charter
North Georgia Christian School
K-12, private
http://www.northgeorgiachristian.org/
C. W. Davis Middle School
6-8, public
Martin Elementary School
PK-5, charter
Flowery Branch High School
9-12, charter
Eagle Ranch School
6-9, private
Heritage Academy
1-12, private
Chestnut Mountain Christian Academy
1-5, private
World Language Academy
PK-8, charter
World Language Academy
PK-6, public

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Lake Lanier Real Estate Agent

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Ardy Franssen

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Lake Homes Realty, LLC

(205) 985-2991 or 1-866-LAKEHOMES | www.lakehomes.com

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