Cute and comfortable 2 bedroom, 2 full bath, fully furnished condo, with beautiful views of Lake Sconti and golf course. Modern, full service kitchen, master bedroom (king size bed), two twin (trundle) beds in second bedroom, and one sleeper sofa. Can accommodate 6 people.
The unit is equipped with a Dining Kitchen containing all the appliances you would expect in your own home; new dishwasher, new electric oven, microwave, coffee maker, stainless steel sink, waste disposal, toaster, fridge/freezer/icemaker, pots, pans with a full range of utensils and cutlery. Outdoor porch with gas grill. New heating and air system, washer and dryer, telephone, cable, local wireless connection, HD flat screen TV, DVD, VCR player, video games, DVD movies, etc.
We are a family of 6 and live in the Atlanta Suburbs. We are originally from western New York and escaped the snow for the sunny south.
We were looking for a close, escape second home. Big Canoe is only about 1 hours drive from Atlanta and we can be in the mountains right after work on a Friday afternoon. The beauty and quiet are a nice contrast to City Life.
Big Canoe is a private gated (Wildlife Sanctuary) community comprised of more than 7,000 acres located in the North Georgia Mountains, and designed primarily to allow its owners and their guests the opportunity to enjoy the natural surroundings and wildlife, while preserving the beauty of the mountain and lake settings. Experience the over 20 miles of hiking trails (including an off-road 4-wheel drive trail), 3 stocked lakes, boating, fishing, swimming, (huge new children’s activity pool), 153 foot water slide, 27 hole golf course, tennis (10 courts - 2 in doors), jogging paths, 16,000+ square foot fitness – racquetball – spa facility, basketball, soccer, & baseball fields, restaurants, abundant wildlife, and beautiful scenery. Non-member access fees will apply to some of these amenities.
Amicalola Falls State Park. As one of the seven wonders of Georgia, Amicalola is the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River. The park's beautiful falls plunge 729 feet in seven cascades. The park consists of more than 1,023 acres, and includes many facilities and activities. 706 265-8888, 800 573-9656 www.amicalolafalls.com
Gibbs Flower Gardens only 5 miles from the front gate. The property is 292 acres and the house and gardens include 220 acres, making it one of the nation's largest residential estate gardens. Complete with 24 ponds, 32 bridge crossings and 19 waterfalls. The numerous garden rooms are planted with hundreds of varieties of plants and are carved into pockets surrounded by acres of deciduous trees that provide spectacular Fall color.
Funky Chicken Art Project. A unique art gallery and outdoor sculpture garden with whimsical, contemporary, and quality works of art. It is a fun shopping experience for unique gifts and collectibles. The Project represents many different artists and mediums, including jewelry, oil and acrylic paintings, fiber art, sculptures in metal, stone, cement and mosaic, as well as the whimsical sculpture garden. 1538 Wesley Chapel Road, 706 864-3938 www.funkychickenartproject.com
Kangaroo Conservation Center. Come see the largest kangaroo collection outside Australia. The Center is home to over 150 kangaroos and other exotic animals for exhibition and breeding to zoos worldwide. Guides take you through the 'Outback' on safari trucks to learn about and interact with the animals. You must be at least 8 years old to tour. Call for tour times. 706 265-6100 email email@example.com, www.kangaroocenter.com
North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall. North Georgia Premium Outlets. Over 140 outlet stores, including Liz Claiborne, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Anne Klein, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Pottery Barn Furniture, Movado and many more. 800 Highway 400 South 706 216-3609. www.PremiumOutlets.com
Art Galleries, Dawsonville.
Dawsonville has become a vibrant art community, home to many prominent artists., artists-in-residence and guest artists.
Bowen Center for the Arts. Located in the Old Rock School, the Center includes a gallery and hosts many art shows. 706-216-2787 www.dawsonarts.org
Burt's Farm. The place to celebrate fall! Open from September-November, Burt's is a favorite with kids and big kids alike. Enjoy hayrides, see the giant 100+ pound pumpkins, and shop at the market for fall vegetables, decorations, gifts and many delicacies made fresh in Burt's kitchen. 4801 Highway 52 706 265-3701, 800 600-BURT www.burtsfarm.com
Village of Dahlonega. This charming village with its historic square was the site of the first major U.S. gold rush in 1828. Browse through the unique shops nestled in quaint 19th century buildings on the lively town square and enjoy the many restaurants. Take in the music, visual arts, mountain crafts and live performances at the historic Holly Theatre. The nearby Chattahoochee National Forest offers scenic vistas and every outdoor activity imaginable. 800 231-5543, 706 864-3711
Consolidated Gold Mine: Tour an actual gold mine and try your hand at panning at this once-active gold mine. Pan for gold and check out the souvenir shop with many various rocks and minerals. 185 Consolidated Gold Mine Road 706 864-8473.
Crisson Gold Mine. Take a step back in time and view a fourth-generation hard rock, strip mining area and see a 119-year old working stamp mill - the only one in the state -- crush stone. Pan for gold and gem stones and visit the gift shop. Highway 19 North 706 864-6363.
Dahlonega Gold Museum. Dahlonega was the site of the nation's first major gold rush, 20 years before the 1849 California gold rush. The Dahlonega Gold Museum offers visitors a look at the mining history of the area. Coin and nuggets are on display, and a 23-minute historical film interviews long-time mining families in the area.
Enjoy the exhilaration of white water rafting! A variety of activities are available suitable for experienced rafters as well as the whole family.
Appalachian Outfitters, 706 864-7117 www.canoegeorgia.com
Southeastern Expeditions. 800 868-7238 www.southeasternexpeditions.com
Chestatee Wildlife Preserve. The Preserve displays over 450 animals and 125 species from around the world, including rare Siberian white tigers, lions, camels, and many more exotic animals. There is a self-guided walking tour, picnic area, and rustic playground. 469 Old Dahlonega Hwy. 706 864-9411 www.chestateewildlifepreserve.org
Vineyards and Wineries, Dahlonega. Wine tasting and tours in the heart of Georgia's thriving new wine country. The wineries host special events and festivals throughout the year. Some wineries are by appointment only, so call before you go. www.georgiawine.com Three Sisters Vineyards, 706 865-9463 www.threesistersvineyards.com; Frogtown Cellars, 706
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