Get the Small Town Feel with Close Proximity to Atlanta At An Affordable Price!
According to the website, Niche, Ball Ground, GA is ranked one of the best places to live in Georgia. Graded an A-minus overall (dinged only for an average nightlife score), the town is home to 2,560 residents but is expected to grow over the next year at a rate of 4%. The Cherokee county city also got an A for its school system, an A+ for crime and safety, and an A for being perfect for families.
Located a little over an hour north of Atlanta, 9th on Zillow.com’s hottest real estate markets in 2023, Ball Ground gives you access to a big city but the slower pace and sense of community found in a small country town. The walkable downtown area has recently seen a burgeoning of new businesses including shops and restaurants.
The median home price in November 2022 was $420,000, the median age is currently 38, and the median household income is $81,900. The city has a low unemployment rate of 3.3% compared to the national average of 3.5%.
Most residents own their own homes and enjoy the modern conveniences the city and nearby communities have to offer. Centrally located, Ball Ground is close to Blue Ridge, an eclectic north GA town with a vibrant downtown. Nearby Jasper, known as “the first mountain city” due to its proximity to the foothills of the Appalachian Trail, offers a variety of antique shops and small restaurants. Heading to Atlanta from Ball Ground is about an hour directly south via nearby I-575 while Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is only an hour and 10 minutes away.
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A small town feel can contribute a lot to privacy, especially with enough acreage and square footage. Built as an estate worthy of a professional musician, this magnificent, gated home offers a little over 20,000 square feet of living space that includes a wine cellar, full-size bar, theater room, tennis/basketball court, deck with built-in grill, sink, and fridge, sunroom with grill & fireplace, fitness room, spa room, and professional-grade recording studio. There’s even a small stage where you can invite friends and family for personal performances.
The 5-car garage provides a safe haven for precious vehicles while the parking pad is generous for parties and out-of-town guests. The multi-level pool and spa beckon summer sunbathers and swimmers with its lighting perfect for late-night swims. The portico and stacked stone fireplace are just one of many gathering spots around the home, a true entertainer’s dream.
The property overlooks the golf course and is one of many homes built by the owner/developer of this gated community. No expense was spared by way of materials as evident throughout the home. From solid surfaces and tiles to wood paneling, and attention to detail, they exude luxury living.
With the privacy afforded by this property and the not-too-remote location of this small town, this home would make the perfect mountain retreat for the professional musician, athlete, or executive. Come see what mountain luxury really means in Ball Ground, GA!