Gainesville Georgia Real Estate

Gainesville, Georgia, is a charming city located in the northern part of the state. As the county seat of Hall County, Gainesville is known for its picturesque landscapes, recreational opportunities, and vibrant community. It is often referred to as the "Gateway to the Mountains" due to its proximity to the North Georgia mountains.

One of the main attractions in Gainesville is Lake Lanier, a large reservoir created by the Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River. Lake Lanier offers a wide range of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, swimming, and camping. The lake's scenic shores provide residents and visitors with beautiful views and opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. Gainesville's downtown area features a historic square with charming shops, restaurants, and cultural venues. The Quinlan Visual Arts Center and the Brenau University Galleries are popular destinations for art enthusiasts. The city also hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, including the Annual Art in the Square festival.

The city is home to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, one of Georgia's top-ranked hospitals, which provides excellent healthcare services to residents and surrounding communities. Gainesville has a strong educational system, with a number of public and private schools serving the area. Brenau University and the University of North Georgia also have campuses in Gainesville, contributing to the city's academic and cultural diversity.

In terms of real estate, Gainesville offers a mix of housing options. There are historic homes in the downtown area, as well as newer developments and suburban neighborhoods. Lakefront properties along Lake Lanier are highly sought after, providing residents with scenic views and easy access to water activities. The city's location along Interstate 985 and proximity to Atlanta makes it a convenient choice for commuters who work in the metro Atlanta area but prefer a more relaxed suburban lifestyle. Gainesville hosts several community events and celebrations, fostering a strong sense of community and local pride. The city's Southern hospitality and welcoming atmosphere contribute to its appeal as a place to live and visit.

Latest Gainesville Georgia Real Estate

$480,000
1 Beds 1 Baths 7389092 MLS
This authentic fully furnished custom real wood Log home measuring 1400 sq.ft. and a 600 sq. ft. real wood log cabin are located near Lake Lanier on 1.78 acres of land at the end of the road, providing lots of privacy. NO HOA! 5 minutes from great middle/ high schools and close to Elijay and Blue Ridge Mountains, 1 hour from Atlanta. POTENTIAL RENTAL INCOME: The log cabin on the property was constructed in 2020, which has never been lived in. There is enough space to build one more guest house (20'x24') on this lot! GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY. Approaching the property, a long private driveway winds its way through the lush greenery, leading to the heart of this idyllic sanctuary. The log house itself exudes warmth and character, with its handcrafted logs standing proudly against the backdrop of the surrounding woods. Stepping inside, you're greeted by a cozy interior adorned with exposed wooden beams, hardwood floors, and a stone fireplace that invites you to curl up with a good book on chilly evenings. Large windows frame views of the verdant landscape, bringing the beauty of nature indoors. The open-concept living area seamlessly flows into the well-appointed kitchen, where modern stainless steel appliances and ample counter space make meal preparation a joy. Adjacent to the kitchen, a charming dining area offers the perfect spot for enjoying home-cooked meals with loved ones. Outside, the property reveals its true splendor. A brand new 600-square-foot log guest house provides additional space for visitors or an investment opportunity, complete with its own kitchenette and bathroom. A private garage and workshop offer ample storage space for outdoor equipment and tools, while a gazebo beckons for evenings spent under the stars, sharing stories and making memories. One of the most enchanting features of the property is its access to a tributary of Lake Lanier, allowing residents to enjoy fishing, boating, and water sports just steps from their doorstep. Wh ether exploring the scenic shores or simply basking in the tranquility of the water, this natural oasis offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation. With its perfect blend of rustic charm, modern amenities, and natural beauty, this 1400-square-foot log house in North Georgia is a true haven for those seeking a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life or Airbnb

2939 Fran Mar Drive, Gainesville

Courtesy of Virtual Properties Realty.com

$465,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 7388206 MLS
Welcome to your luxurious private oasis, nestled on 2.36 acres of pristine natural beauty. This exquisite estate boasts 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in the main house, with a versatile bonus room, kitchen, and bathroom above the garage—ideal for a guest suite or an elegant home office. With a brand-new roof and HVAC system installed in 2023, this home combines modern luxury with timeless charm. Upon entering, custom glass paneling leads you into a sun-drenched living room featuring a stately fireplace, setting a tone of sophistication. Rich hardwood floors flow throughout the main level, where you'll find a charming den complete with an antique pump organ fireplace, offering a perfect blend of elegance and comfort. A spacious guest suite and a fully appointed bathroom on the main floor provide both convenience and luxury for visitors. The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream, boasting custom upgrades including granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, offering tranquil views of the breathtaking property. Ascend to the upper level to discover the lavish primary suite, featuring expansive walk-in closets and a meticulously designed custom bathroom. An additional guest bedroom and another full bathroom complete this level, ensuring ample space and privacy for family and friends. The 2-car garage includes a refined apartment with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and a kitchen, providing a plush retreat for guests or an ideal in-law suite. Outdoor amenities abound with an 18x36 covered carport on a concrete slab and an additional storage unit, perfect for housing all your recreational and maintenance needs. The newly installed deck and covered patio offer exquisite spaces for outdoor entertaining, surrounded by the serene beauty of the landscape. This property is a haven for nature enthusiasts, with Squirrel Creek meandering through, creating a serene soundtrack to your daily life. The meticulously manicured grounds attract local wildlife, including deer and turkey, enhancing the idyllic, park-like atmosphere. This luxurious home is a perfect fusion of modern elegance and natural splendor, providing an unparalleled sanctuary for those seeking the finest in private living.

4048 Summit Chase, Gainesville

Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty

$709,000
3 Beds 2 Baths 7385740 MLS
Welcome to the premier 55+ resort style living at Cresswind at Lake Lanier. Located on a beautiful cul-de-sac, this Daylily model is in a prime area of the community and within walking distance of the clubhouse amenities, marina, pickleball & tennis courts, community garden, walking trails and dog park. This well-appointed 2626 sq ft home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths; a flex space for an office, sitting room or sunroom off the primary bedroom; separate dining and living rooms; a family room; an informal dining area; and topping it off is a spacious 11x13 sunroom. The dining room is adorned with wainscoting, crown molding and a tray ceiling. The double crown molding is also found in the foyer, living room, family room and primary bedroom. The family room boasts a gas fireplace framed by bookshelves and cabinets for displaying your treasures. The gourmet kitchen includes stained cabinets, stainless gas range, INCLUDED stainless refrigerator, pantry and a breakfast bar. Step out through the double glass French doors to the enclosed sunroom for a beautiful entertaining space or just to relax with a good book. The sunroom has a beautiful wood-looking tile floor, vaulted ceiling and is enclosed with a wall of glass windows to offer a serene view of the trees and the wildlife that may visit the spacious backyard. The sunroom is heated for comfort, and cooled with a modern, huge fan from The Big Ass Fan Company. (yes, that is the name of the company!) to keep it cool in the summer. The primary bedroom suite boasts a tray ceiling, a sitting area, three large walk-in closets, and flex space. The oversized primary bath has a soaking tub, walk-in shower, bidet toilet and two separate vanities. Completing the home is two roomy guest rooms, a full bath and a laundry room with INCLUDED Electrolux washer & dryer, cabinets, and a sink. Step out to the large backyard where you will find a paver stone patio and the peaceful woods behind the home. The exterior of the home was painted in 2024. Award-winning Cresswind at Lake Lanier boasts a 43,000 sq ft, 3 story clubhouse with indoor and outdoor pools, kayaking, fishing, courtesy boat docks, over 120 clubs, arts & crafts room, pickleball, tennis, indoor & outdoor pools, state-of-the-art gym, dance & fitness classes, card and games, billiards, plays, chorus, concerts, dances and more! We have an on-site activities director and property manager to keep everything running smoothly. After 10 years of living here, I can truly say you will enjoy all that Cresswind at Lake Lanier has to offer!

3127 Scarlet Oak Lane, Gainesville

Courtesy of HomeSmart

$440,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 7378406 MLS
The coveted Mundy Mill Subdivision boasts resort-style amenities. A central over-sized swimming pool, gazebo, cabanas, a picnic pavilion and grilling pits, lighted tennis courts, and a park with playground. In addition the community has a few well placed smaller, more private, swimming pools & playground. Welcome home to this impeccably maintained elegant yet cozy craftsman residence. This charming 4-bedroom, 3-bath home with a 2-car garage will give you 2,344 sq. ft. of generous space to move about. This abode features a covered entry into the foyer, a main floor versatile guest suite complete with on suite which could be used as an office, den or optional living space. The open concept floor plan is accented with beautiful durable constructed hardwoods & crown molding throughout the main floor living areas, with a cozy direct vent gas fireplace & dining area all with views and access to the outside oasis of expanded living space! Through the glass double doors, you step outside to a 40 x 10 tiled & covered patio with extended wood pergolas on each side for grilling & loads of seating all in a setting of a garden haven overflowing with fruit trees, flowers & ornamentals for all seasons of enjoyment in this private fenced backyard. Go back through the great room which seamlessly flows into a stylish thoughtfully designed kitchen, with tiled backsplash, loads of cabinets, a sizeable pantry, and breakfast bar. The attached mudroom with matching cabinets offers easy access from the garage where the owner has installed a hobby/work shop dream with floor to ceiling cabinets on 2 walls with a work bench. Upstairs, discover a private owner suite with walk-in closet & a generous on suite, complete with double vanity, spacious shower, separate toilet room & linen closet Two additional bedrooms share a well-appointed hall bathroom, while the upstairs also houses the laundry room and a versatile 300sqft bonus room. It is note worthy that none of the bedrooms share a common wall which allows for enhanced privacy & soundproofing. This lucky residence is located in a quiet cul-de-sac across the street from one of the private cozy smaller community swimming pools & play grounds. Make sure to view all the pictures for full appreciation of the comfort and elegance of this traditional craftsman haven in a prime location Situated just a mile from I-95, Lake Lanier and various shopping & restaurant options, this opportunity won't last long.

4812 Turtle Cove, Gainesville

Courtesy of Virtual Properties Realty.com

$750,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 7386574 MLS
Welcome to this stunning custom built home nestled on a private wooded 1.5 acre lot in a sought after North Hall community. This 3,025 square foot home features a master bedroom on the main floor with a luxurious oversized bathroom complete with a tile shower and separate free standing tub. The massive primary closet is equipped with custom built ins for all your storage needs. The main floor offers a separate dining room and breakfast room, a gorgeous kitchen with custom soft close cabinetry, quartz countertops, a 9 foot island, and a walk-in pantry. The mudroom with a bench, laundry room with utility sink, and an additional half bathroom provide convenience and functionality. The main level also includes a huge great room with fireplace and a keeping room with an additional fireplace - perfect for entertaining. The panoramic glass doors open up to a huge covered porch overlooking the beautiful private lot. Upstairs, you will find 3 additional bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom and the other two sharing a jack and jill bathroom. The full daylight basement level is stubbed out for a bathroom. This home is currently in the grading stage and will be completed by October or November 2024. Go under contract soon and pick everything from the front elevation designed by our staff residential design experts. We can help you pick all of the finishes based off of your design preferences or get the full custom home experience and chose everything from your countertops and light fixtures down to your door stops. The sky is the limit. Enjoy the ease of building a spec home with the benefits of building a full custom build. The floor plan depicts a 3rd car garage however the home being built will have a side entry two car garage. The photos shown are from a previously built similar floor plan. Don't miss out on the chance to live in this incredible community with swim, tennis, and a clubhouse. Make this dream home your reality!

5870 Canterbury, Gainesville

Courtesy of Virtual Properties Realty.com

$775,000
5 Beds 5 Baths 7386527 MLS
Nestled on approximately 7.8 acres, surrounded by breezing hardwood trees, and located in quaint North Hall neighborhood sits this beautiful custom-built 2 story home with finished basement and in-ground pool. A long tree-lined driveway leads to double-sided entry garage, allowing easy access to kitchen and a private back stairway leading to the finished bonus room which could be used as a 6th bedroom. Enjoy the many benefits of a true custom-built home such as a roomy covered front porch extended across the front for rocking chairs and/or benches; 5 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms; 3 laundry rooms/closet on each floor; large walk-in pantry for storing small appliances; dining room; eat-in kitchen; large windows throughout; 2 story great room highlighting a gas logged double-sided stacked stone fireplace angled to face the great room and kitchen. Upstairs features a large primary bedroom with ensuite bathroom, complete with double sinks and closets and the second and third bedrooms each with private bathrooms. Enter the finished terrace level via main level that features a large family/tv/game room, wet bar, bathroom and a music room/studio/office. This floor has a private exterior side entrance and could easily be converted to an in-law/teen apartment that's accessible by car although a paved drive does not currently exist. Outdoor enthusiasts will certainly enjoy the fenced inground pool, with spa, and the sights and sounds of nature the acreage provides. From the gently flowing creek on the left side of the property to the view of grazing neighboring horses to the right, this property offers an abundance of privacy and serenity and will not disappoint. Another positive to this property is the convenience to the scenic and picturesque North Georgia Mountains, waterfalls, hiking trails, Lake Lanier, parks, boat launches, many wineries and the surrounding quaint towns of Dahlonega and Dawsonville. The small shed is also included in the sale of the property.

3767 Woodlane Road, Gainesville

Courtesy of The Norton Agency

$950,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 7385500 MLS
Looking for a Lake Lanier home with deep water, a private dock and seasonal views under a million, HERE IT IS. A rare renovated 4 sided brick ranch home on a full finished basement. There's room for the entire family and then some. Lakeside living in an inviting family-friendly neighborhood. A rocking chair covered front porch welcomes you to the home. The spacious interior has hardwood floors, a soaring 2-story great room with a custom brick fireplace and 9-foot+ ceilings on the main floor. The renovated eat-in kitchen features a farmhouse sink, quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. The primary bedroom on the main level has a renovated en-suite bathroom and a custom closet system. Entertain or unwind on the relaxing screened-in back porch and deck offering picturesque seasonal views of the lake. Endless possibilities await in the finished terrace level. A kitchenette, bedroom, full bathroom, workout room, family room, and office/craft room provide versatile spaces for work and play. The terrace level has a fenced private courtyard off the side of the home and a nice covered patio along the back of the house. An oversized 2 car garage with a finished workshop. A large unfinished room over the garage for additional storage or ready to finish for additional living space. Don't miss this opportunity to experience lakeside living – schedule your viewing today!

3370 Montvale Drive, Gainesville

Courtesy of Atlanta Communities

$899,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 7385516 MLS
Welcome to your dream home! Nestled within approximately 8.3 acres of picturesque land in the North Hall School District, this stunning property offers a lifestyle of luxury and tranquility. As you approach, a spacious parking area and welcoming circular driveway greet you, perfect for accommodating gatherings with friends and family. The exterior boasts captivating curb appeal, with a large rock-covered front porch setting the stage for the beauty within. Step through the front door into an inviting foyer, offering a glimpse of the home's beautiful layout and design. The main level features a large dining room and a bedroom with a full bath, providing privacy and convenience. The oversized master suite, located at the rear of the home, offers luxurious amenities including a separate tub and shower, walk-in closet, and elegant tile floors. The living room impresses with its tall vaulted ceiling, wood accents, and a cozy fireplace, creating the perfect ambiance for relaxation and entertainment. Adjacent to the living room, the kitchen features granite countertops, a walk-in pantry, gas stove, eat-in area, and a sizable kitchen island, catering to the culinary enthusiast. In the fall and spring you can enjoy an expansive covered back deck that blends seamlessly to the inside if your guest want to mingle in and outside. Descend to the expansive basement to discover a vast living space complete with a fireplace, room for a pool table, and ample room for entertaining. Two bedrooms, a full bathroom, a workout room, kitchenette, and multiple storage areas offer endless possibilities. Outside, the patio space provides an expansive outdoor retreat, ideal for enjoying the serene surroundings. Located just a short drive from North Hall High School, this home makes it easy to get all the kids to those practices. Additionally, a massive pole barn on the property provides ample space to store your toys and equipment. Don't miss out on the opportunity to make this incredible property your own. Schedule a viewing today and experience luxury living at its finest!

6155 Old Howser Mill Road, Gainesville

Courtesy of The Twiggs Realty, LLC

$630,501
4 Beds 3 Baths 7385307 MLS
Welcome to a rare opportunity to own a piece of history and create a legacy for generations to come. Presenting this sprawling 4/3 ranch, gracefully poised in Longstreet Hills. This was home to one of Gainesville's most beloved families that served the community since 1976. The circular drive and professional landscaping invite you up to the rocking chair front porch and beautiful front door! The moment you walk in, this well-built/maintained home welcomes any and all to enjoy so many wonderful indoor and outdoor living spaces!! The formal Living/dining areas to the cozy den with brick fireplace and pegged cherrywood floors and walls, all lend themselves to entertaining! The large eat in kitchen overlooks a beautifully secluded backyard with tons of entertaining space to enjoy around your own private pool! The kitchen features two fridges, double wall ovens, tons of custom cabinetry and a cooktop in the large island! The master bedroom at the end of the hall is huge and features private entry through new French doors to backyard oasis of deck for coffee and pool for swimming! Double vanity, his and her closets tiled tub/shower combo round off this amazing owners' suite! The additional three bedrooms are oversized as well and have walk-in closets, one bedroom features an ensuite bathroom. Guest bathroom in the hall is big as well and features beautiful 1960's tile work! There is a huge office/study/play/flex room space with built in wall of cabinets and shelves! Other features in the fenced backyard are nice deck, koi pond and large outbuilding with power! You can walk to shopping, historic Green Street for parades, spa on green street, restaurants, mins from hospital and our gorgeous newly renovated square! Run don't walk to this one, it won't last long!!!

1179 Springdale Road, Gainesville

Courtesy of Keller Williams Lanier Partners

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