Clarkesville is the county seat for Habersham County and is the approximate geographic center for the county.
Clarkesville houses the county courthouse along with many other county administrative offices.
The city of Clarkesville has a relatively small land area and population as compared to the large geographical area that makes up the Clarkesville zip code 30523.
Clarkesville GA addresses cover up to the extreme north of Habersham and even the southern portions of Lake Burton which are physically in Rabun County.
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The city of Demorest is located about halfway between Clarkesville and Cornelia.
Demorest has an interesting history with several notable landmarks.
Demorest has the largest water system in the county that extends considerably outside the city limits proper and is the primary source of revenue for the city.
Real estate opportunities in Demorest include a variety of settings including in-town/old town Demorest, suburban subdivisions, farms & acreage, and Soque River homes.
Sautee-Nacoochee is an unincorporated community that lies geographically between the city of Helen and the Habersham County line. A large part of the land mass is made up of the Sautee Valley and Nacoochee Valley.
Sautee-Nacoochee is rural in land character that includes mountains and ridges, rolling hills, agricultural pasture, and river and creek bottom land.
Real estate opportunities include mountain cottages, log-style cabins, estates with acreage, and Chattahoochee River homes.
Habersham Meadows is a sixty-four (64) lot subdivision which currently has ten (10) existing homes ranging in size roughly from 1000 SF to 1800SF. Lot sizes are typically less than .5 acre with public water and sewer available, as well as high-speed internet. A total of fifty-two (52) vacant building lots are currently under contract for purchase during 2021, with an additional 20+ lots planned for development in Phase 2 of the subdivision. Habersham Meadows is easily accessed off Hancock Road either from the town of Demorest or State Route 105.
Rosewood is a premiere subdivision on the south side of Clarkesville that was first developed in the mid-1990s. The subdivision is just outside the Clarkesville City Limits which means no city taxes! Rosewood has approximately 40 fee-simple homes with a few lots still undeveloped. Rosewood features many four-sided brick homes which gives it a distinctive uniform look throughout the subdivision.
Singing Hills lies just west of the Clarkesville City Limits and has thirty (30) existing homes and a handful of undeveloped lots. Its close proximity to downtown and south-end Clarkesville shopping, restaurants, schools, & entertainment makes it very desirable resulting in little turnover of the homes over time. Homes are built mostly on larger 1+ acre lots with many built on multiple lots creating a very spacious and private feel to the neighborhood. Singing Hills has no active HOA and has reasonable covenants for protection of your home investment.
Skylake is a gated community in the northeast Georgia mountains, located just south of the Chattahoochee National Forest and north of the Sautee-Nacoochee Community Center in northeast White County. The development currently has over 450 homes and nearly 100 undeveloped building lots and amenities include miles of walking trails, two small lakes, a community house and pool, outdoor tennis courts and indoor pickleball courts, which are all reserved for use exclusively by community members.
Learn more about Skylake by visiting the Skylake POA website.
Soque Trails is a river-inspired home development in Demorest GA with a combination of riverfront, creekfront, and wooded lots on rolling terrain. Many homes in Soque Trails have cabin-style and rustic-themed exteriors and offer private lots tucked away in the gently-rolling landscape. The Soque River-front homes in Soque Trails provide access to the lower Soque where you can fish or kayak/boat down to the Chattahoochee River a few miles further downstream.
Soque Wilderness is a premiere river-inspired development centered around the renowned Soque River north of Clarkesville GA. The majority of the homes in Soque Wilderness have a minimum of 200+ feet of frontage on this popular trout-fishing river. Home prices in Soque Wilderness typically range from $300k – $1.2 million. Local homeowners in the development create trout habitats for the fish to thrive year-round. Trout fishing on this portion of the Soque is catch-and-release only.
Sweetgrass was developed in the early 2000s from picturesque farmland and open pastures that characterize much of rural middle Habersham County. Located on the edge of Demorest city limits and adjoining land owned by Piedmont College, this sprawling community has a clubhouse and private pool for its residents to enjoy. Sweetgrass affords interested home buyers the opportunity for custom-built homes on the many vacant building lots still available for purchase.
Sweetwater is located in western Habersham County near the Sautee Valley, halfway between the cities of Clarkesville and Helen. Homes in Sweetwater are built on larger than average lots and take advantage of the natural landscapes and vistas available to homeowners in the area. Most homes in Sweetwater have one or more signature features including mountain views and creek frontage.
The Orchard is a premier golf community nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is one of the few gated developments in the area. Homes in The Orchard have been designed and built to emphasize the natural beauty of the area, many with big mountain views or scenic vistas across the golf links. The Orchard is located with easy access to US Hwy 441 and near the towns of Clarkesville, Tallulah Falls & Clayton.
The Orchard Golf & Country Club is a private 18-hole championship golf course. The layout is a journey through picturesque mountains making it the absolute golfing experience designed by famed golf course architect, Dan Maples.