Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

You’ll have no doubt that spring has arrived if you take a  stroll on any of Big Canoe’s 18, count them, walking trails. There are hiking, walking and biking trails to fit every trail-blazer taste, from single-file natural footpaths to paved paths wide enough for walkers, runners and bikers.  The common denominator among the trails is that they all bless you with the natural beauty […]

The picturesque mountain lakes community of Big Canoe in North Georgia offers numerous amenities including a 27-hole golf course. Property owners in this beautiful pristine paradise can enjoy playing golf socially with old and new friends, as well as participate in several organized golf outings and tournaments. Also, membership and greens fees are reasonable. The professional golf course, […]

One day last month, instead of deleting all 100 of the forwarded e-mails I receive daily, I deleted 99, and kept one. It was titled “Where To Live After Retirement,” and it highlighted about fifteen different places in the country and then listed below each several reasons why you wouldn’t want to retire in any of these places. While reading […]

Lots of people come to the North Georgia Mountains to buy a second home or a weekend retreat. With the current tightened lending restrictions, folks are asking whether mortgages are still available for second home purchases. To answer this question, I invited Steve Hale of Georgia Platinum Mortgage to write a guest post on second […]

Water, Water Everywhere In Big Canoe’s Lakes For the past three years, local newspapers and TV stations have been running stories and photos of North Georgia lakes with 10-20 feet of ugly reddish-brown shorelines exposed and dock pilings suspended over drought-parched lake bottoms.  By contrast, Big Canoe’s lakes, Petit, Sconti and Disharoon, have receded a scant 10-15 inches so far this year.  Our three […]