Prime Pickings in the Blue Ridge Mountains
The Apple of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Located in Gilmer County, Ellijay, Georgia, is nestled at the confluence of the Ellijay and Cartecay Rivers, in the heart of apple country. Known as the 'Apple Capital of Georgia' and host of the annual Apple Festival, the area produces more than 600,000 bushels of various apple varieties each year.
However, while apples may be the first thing that comes to mind about Ellijay, Georgia, it is by far the only highlight of this flourishing area. The towns strong sense of community has worked to create a strong business community that is supported by an excellent medical system and a strong school system. The ongoing revitalization and historic preservation of downtown Ellijay, Georgia, has created a charming town center that boasts historic buildings filled with antiques, crafts, gift shops and dining establishments just to name a few. Plus, a strong local economic development committee is working to increase the opportunities tenfold in the coming years.
Get Outside in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Always present in the background is the incomparable natural beauty of the area that acts as host to nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains house shimmering waterfalls, countless trails for hikers, bikers and equestrians, and crisp streams and rivers for anglers and whitewater boaters alike.
Gilmer County is home to Carters Lake, Amicalola Falls State Park, and Fort Mountain State Park (20 miles), the incredible Cohutta and Rich Mountain Wilderness areas as well as National Forest recreation. Also, Ellijay, Georgia, is on its way to becoming an IMBA (International Mountain Bike Association) Ride Center, which would cement the cities title of Mountain Bike Capital of Georgia.
A Cabin to Call Your Own
It is no wonder that in this area of the Blue Ridge Mountains, cabins for sale are snapped up quickly. It is a place where simple pleasures and natural wonder are at your front door, and where you are part of a community, not just a resident in it. If you are thinking about or are ready for a change, and can picture yourself in Ellijay, Georgia, now is the perfect time to move to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Cabins for sale are at their lowest prices in years due to the weakened economy.
As a longtime member of the Ellijay business community, United Community Bank has an insiders view of the real estate market, special financing options and we even have foreclosed Blue Ridge Mountain cabins for sale ourselves. Call us today at (866) 270-7200 to become part of the community.