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The Georgia ClubCentral Georgia
Elegant southern charm, quality amenities and a strong sense of community define one of the golf cart friendly retirement communities about one hour east of Atlanta. Athens is one of Georgia's best college towns and home to the University of Georgia Bulldogs. Fortune Magazine named Athens Georgia Number One Retirement Destination because of the mix of lifelong learning, mild year round weather and home affordability.
THE GEORGIA CLUB AMENITIES
- 24 Hour Manned Gated Entrance
- 27 Hole Championship Golf Course designed by Dan Griffith
- Golf practice facility with driving range, putting green and PGA instruction
- 42,000 Square Foot Golf Clubhouse with casual and fine dining
- Swim Park with Outdoor Swimming Pool, Junior Pool and Children's Splash Fountain
- Poolside bar and dining
- Six Lighted Clay Tennis Courts
- Fitness Center with Workout Rooms, Steam and Suanas
- Children's Playground
- Community Parks and Dog Park
- Community Garden
The Georgia Club is positioned in a great location. Close to shopping, dining and the University of Georgia. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is located at the university and offers a long list of interesting college courses in the arts, humanities, wellness and history designed for knowledge thirsty Baby Boomers. One of the best places to retire Georgia, Athens offers retirees an exciting quality of life and milder weather than the Northeast. Not only do Baby Boomers have quick access to educational fun in an Osher Lifelong Learning campus enviroment, quality medical care is nearby in one of Georgia's best college towns.
The Georgia Club is one of the debt free golf cart friendly retirement communities and is a great place to live in Central Georgia. Amenities include golf, tennis, fitness and nature lover's in particular will enjoy the spacious green space. Pedestrian-friendly streets wind through the neighborhoods, along with sidewalks lined with white picket fences and Southern-style homes with welcoming front porches. Park-like squares in the various neighborhoods are shaded with mature trees and are great places to play frisbee with your dog or share a glass of wine at sunset with a neighbor.
Their 42,000 square foot clubhouse is at the heart of this community providing casual and fine dining overlooking the golf course. Georgia Golf News named The Georgia Club's golf course Best New Course, designed by Dan Griffiths, when it opened in 2001. An attractive backdrop for weddings and social events, their clubhouse has an elegant grand ballroom. The Cabana Bar & Grille serves a lighter menu poolside, near the comprehensive fitness center. Six lighted clay tennis courts, a swimming pools and the children's play ground are central to the community amenities. The fitness center has state of the art equipment including steam and sauna facilities. The activities calendar at The Georgia Club is filled with community social events. Ladies luncheons, wine dinners, golf tournaments and children's events to name a few. Social clubs are an integral part of The Georgia Club lifestyle.
373 homes have been built to date at The Georgia Club of the 900+ planned. Courtyard homes called Park Homes or Brownstones and cottage homes for sale at The Georgia Club can be found in the mid $300k's. Estate homes are priced from the $600k's. Like many Georgia gated communities, The Georgia Club has strict architectural controls which adds to the curb appeal featuring traditional to Southern architecture. Themed neighborhoods include:
- The Village
- Fairway Heights
- North Hill
- High Bluff
- Bent Pine
- Charleston Park
- Oconee Springs
Our real estate score for The Georgia Club in Athens Georgia is 73.
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Barber Creek Land Company LLC, a Georgia limited liability company, began construction on The Georgia Club in 2001, led by CEO Jim Vanden Berg. Community amenities are built and the golf club plans to turn private in 2013. We found no negative news on the internet about the Athens GA real estate developer or The Georgia Club.
Update 9/22/2011: The Georgia Club had been turned back over to the bank. Financing was not renewed by the Anglo Irish Bank Co which was taken over by the Irish government who required U.S. assets to be sold. The Georgia Club was purchased for $10 million by Alvarez & Marsal Capital Real Estate LLC, KRE Capital and their partners. The Georgia Club is now a debt free Georgia golf community.