Cresswind at Lake Lanier is a gated 55+ retirement community offering quality new homes for sale on the southeast side of Lake Lanier and named the 50+ Housing Community of the Year by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (2012 OBIE Awards). Located in Gainesville, Georgia—ranked among the top ten most affordable communities for retirees by AARP Magazine. The active adult community is less than an hour from downtown Atlanta in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains. An Audubon-designated sanctuary, Cresswind combines direct lake access and 214 acres of preserved open space with a full suite of social and recreational amenities designed for a fulfilling active adult lifestyle in a unique village setting.
Cresswind's new 40,000-square-foot clubhouse is the centerpiece of community life, with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, meeting and activity rooms, a demonstration kitchen and a rooftop bar. Adjacent to the clubhouse are tennis and pickleball courts, an open-air amphitheater and a community boathouse and marina on Lake Lanier, which is a prime destination for trophy bass fishing.
The property is 10 minutes from shops, restaurants and commercial services in downtown Gainesville, and convenient to the many attractions of nearby Atlanta. Energy-efficient two-, three- and four-bedroom homes with two-car garages range from 1,356 to 2,694 square feet, with prices beginning in the low $200,000s. Quick move-in homes available. Offering 9 designer model homes. Send me information now!
Gatehouse Gated entry marked by a picturesque waterfall.
Club Structure Non-equity
Clubhouse The three-story clubhouse hosts an ongoing schedule of community events and activities with an arts and crafts space, a demonstration kitchen for cooking classes, billiards, a grand ballroom and a rooftop bar overlooking the lake. Additionally, residents can participate in numerous life-long learning classes and community clubs. The Club at Cresswind was named Clubhouse of the year by 50+ Builder Magazine, and Cresswind received “Best Amenity Package” at 2012 Atlanta Home Builders OBIE Awards.
Tennis Six tennis courts are located at the site of the Cresswind clubhouse.
Recreation Additional recreational amenities include pickleball and bocce courts, horseshoes, an outdoor amphitheater for movies and concerts, and a network of walking trails throughout the property.
Golf Nearby Several public and private golf courses are located on or near Lake Lanier, including the Chicopee Woods Golf Course, Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club, the Lake Lanier Islands Resort and two 18-hole courses at the Château Élan Winery & Resort.
Swimming and Fitness Clubhouse amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a community fitness center and exercise studio.
Boating and Fishing Cresswind's private boathouse and marina provides direct access to boating, fishing and kayaking on 38,000-acre Lake Lanier, with day dock access and slip ownership opportunities available.
Shopping and Dining The property is convenient to a good selection of shops, restaurants and major retailers a few miles away in the city of Gainesville, with additional shopping and dining options in the Atlanta metropolitan area to the south.
Area Attractions With Atlanta less than an hour away, Cresswind residents enjoy access to museums and performing arts, exciting nightlife, top-rated restaurants, professional sports franchises and other urban attractions.
Health Care The Atlanta area is home to a wide range of health care services, including leading research hospitals and specialized medical practices. Around-the-clock emergency care is available about five miles from Cresswind at the Gainesville Northeast Georgia Regional Medical Center.
Homes For Sale Designed specifically for today’s active adults, homes have open kitchens that flow into the great room; large owner’s suites with oversized showers; and abundant storage space. Plans offer options for basements, lofts and two-car garages with bonus space for storing golf carts. Ranging in size from 1,300 to 2,900 square feet, two- to four-bedroom homes are priced from the low $200,000s to the $400,000s.