Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Spring Break 2012 Ideas, Travel Tips, and Entertainment for All

Calling Spring Breakers! Spring break is a week of no homework, no classes, and no after school activities. Will you be struggling to keep your kids busy and entertained? Well, parents, look no further. We have some great ideas of where to go to get your kids out of the house, have tons-of-fun, and create lots of memories! The spring weather is around 75 degrees, it's a perfect time for people of all ages to enjoy the many outdoor adventures that Georgia has to offer. Time to hit the road and take a trip to the North Georgia Mountains!

Just north of Atlanta, a resort is waiting for you where the river flows, the activities are plentiful, and the mountains are yours to explore. Not only that-- you can find all of this at hotel prices! Yes, a resort at hotel prices! The Villas at Coosawattee offers cabins and villas with options such as fireplaces, hot tubs, and lofts for an accommodation that is perfect for your traveling entourage.

And the resort features some pretty amazing amenities! The kids will have a blast at the Fishtrap Park while you meander over the suspension bridge, taking in all of the sights and sounds of the Coosawattee River. Visit the Recreation center for relaxation and rejuvenation or to tap into your competitive and adventurous side. With activities ranging from the heated indoor pool and fitness center to tennis courts, a fun-tastic arcade, and miniature golf, the center has a little of something for everyone. And reconnecting with nature has never been easier with fishing ponds, walking trails, picnic & cook-out facilities, and six peaceful parks throughout the property.

The surrounding area outside of the resort is also chock-full of things to do too! Here's a sampling: Whether looking for adventure like horse-back riding (Fort Mountain Stables) or golfing (White Path Golf) or exercise such as mountain bike riding (Bear Creek Trail) or hiking (Oak Ridge Nature Trail) or picturesque locations like waterfalls (Julie Anna Falls and Mountain Creek) and rivers (River Loop), Ellijay has PLENTY to do during Spring Break travels. Dining and shopping are also fantastic choices as the North Georgia Mountains offers some delectable cuisine (Charlie's Italian Restaurant), unique boutiques (Bella), and outlet malls (North Georgia Premium Outlets).

The resort is 75 miles north of Atlanta or 70 miles south of Chattanooga off of Highway 515 in Ellijay. Turn onto Old State Route 5 and then take a right towards Historic Downtown Ellijay. Travel for approximately 4 miles and take a left onto GA Hwy 382 / Green’s Country Store. Travel up the hill for .6 miles and take a right into the main entrance of The Coosawattee River Resort. Check in for The Villas is located at The POA office, which is approximately a half mile from the gate on the right. For more information about The Villas, call (706) 276-1075 or visit http://www.thevillasatcoosawattee.com

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Georgia Mountain Real Estate Sale

Now is a perfect time to invest in property. The Coosawattee River Resort is offering mountain lots spectacular mountain and river views. The time is now to grab your piece of nature!

Lots range in size from .10 of an acre for deeded campground lots exclusively for campers, RVs and travel trailers as well as .5 acres to 1.5 acres for residential lots in various scenic locations around the resort including a limited number of river front lots and several with mountain views.

The Georgia mountain resort is located in Gilmer County just over 75 miles north of Atlanta in the Blue Ridge Mountains and at the foothills of the legendary Appalachian Mountain Range. The resort is a 5,500 + acre development consisting of more than 7,000 individual, privately owned lots divided by twelve miles of the beautiful Coosawattee River. The Coosawattee is formed where the Ellijay and Cartecay river meet and then travels for six or seven miles where it becomes Carter's Lake, a gorgeous recreational lake formed by the Corps of Engineers.

The resort is expansive with approximately 300 miles of roads, six river parks, The Water Tower Conference Center, The Recreation Center, and The Villas at Coosawattee. Just outside the Eagle Mountain gates, The General Store features a full deli as well as tubing, kayaking, and Pickin' on the Porch during the warm seasons.

Included with lot purchases are resort amenities ranging from The Recreation Center with its year-round heated indoor pool, sunning decks, fitness facility, miniature golf, game room, snack bar, year-round swimming, tennis courts, and more to the six river parks with a fully stocked fishing pond, camp sites, horseshoe pits, basketball courts, playgrounds, and more. A Teen Center is a family favorite with an outdoor swimming pool, snacks & games, picnic tables, and the Indian Fishtrap Suspension Bridge. A dog park is available in the resort as well as Wi-Fi Hot Spots and The Coosawattee Library.

Take some time and come visit for the day to see the amazing features of this resort. You can be on your way to own a piece of land that can be your sanctuary in nature or place to build your dreams into the future.

For more information about lots available for purchase, please contact Susan Gardner at sgardner@crra.biz

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Memorable Valentine's Day Getaway Gift

Want a unique, treasured, and inexpensive Valentine’s Day gift to warm your sweetheart's heart? We have an ideal plan that is sure to be magical and memorable! What could be more romantic and charming than a weekend nestled in the North Georgia Mountains ? The Villas at Coosawattee River Resort in Ellijay , Georgia is just that place with one, two, and three bedroom units in all the most spectacular locations around the resort.

First, let's start with the comfy cabins. The one bedroom cabins are accommodations for two (2) guests. The cabins are especially cozy with fireplaces in the living room AND bedroom! Add a mug of hot chocolate and a snuggly blanket to the equation, and you have the most wonderful combination for a chilly winter evening. With Valentine’s Day coming up, this quaint get-away is perfect for a romantic excursion. Dreamy and memorable, and starting at only $85.00 plus tax / fees, you can’t get a better gift at a better price.

And if you and yours need more space, The Villas has two and three bedroom units starting at $105.00 plus tax / fees. The two bedroom units are picturesquely located on the river, and the three bedroom units feature hot tubs to create a dreamy and relaxing Valentine's holiday. Get up in the morning and cook your love some breakfast in bed-- or perhaps enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck while enjoying the mountain morning under a snuggly blanket.

All guests have access to Recreation Center with indoor Jr. Olympic heated pool (did you read that? HEATED swimming enjoyment), game room, and fitness center. Also tennis courts, basketball court, and 18-hole miniature golf are featured. Throughout the resort are six river parks that have some of the most breath-taking views in the North Georgia Mountains . Need a book to read in front of the fire? Visit the Coosawattee Library! And The General Store is right outside the Eagle Mountain Gate where you can go back in time to slower days of the old general mountain store where friends gather for special activities, everyday needs, good food, good times, and arts & crafts.

Make yourself the apple of your sweetheart’s eye and present a truly fantastic Valentine’s gift. Take a weekend trip (or perhaps longer!) to warm your senses and engross yourself in the magic, serenity, and warmth of the mountain resort. Please visit http://www.thevillasatcoosawattee.com/ or call (706) 276-1075 for more details. The Villas at Coosawattee River Resort is more than a cabin with a view!