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Real Estate Powerhouse Jennifer Watson joins Sun Realty Group, LLC

North Georgia Real Estate firm, Sun Realty Group, LLC welcomes veteran top-producing agent, Jennifer Watson to their team of professionals. Jennifer brings nearly 15 years of robust experience to the already dynamic team. “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Jennifer Watson to Sun Realty Group,” said the firm’s Broker, Benjamin Harrison on Tuesday. “Jennifer is a tremendous addition to our company and we look forward to both her experience and her extensive knowledge of the Cumming, Lake Lanier and Dawsonville markets.” While Jennifer currently concentrates heavily in Forsyth, Dawson and surrounding counties, her career includes sales in 21 Georgia counties. Her diverse portfolio of transactions includes properties ranging from 20K... Read More»

Sun Realty Group welcomes Real Estate Maven, Beverly Williams

North Georgia Real Estate Firm, Sun Realty Group, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Broker, Beverly Williams. Beverly brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success to the already impressive team. “Beverly is a top producing agent; she’s a consummate professional. said Sun Realty Group Broker, Benjamin Harrison.  “Beverly is one of the most dedicated Real Estate professionals I’ve worked with. She is as passionate about helping her clients as she is successful. We are so happy to have her on board.” A north Georgia native, Beverly has extensive knowledge of the Gainesville, Flowery Branch, Braselton and Lake Lanier markets. As a resident... Read More»

A sneak peek at The new Papa Jack’s Country Kitchen!

Papa Jack's Country Kitchen is getting new digs! We were thrilled when we asked our friend and local resident Bill Mays if we could get a first look at his new restaurant facility and he said sure! You can see the new building from the parking lot of the current location. "We'll close the old location the week of the 4th," said Bill. "Our target date to be operational in the New Papa Jack's building is July 10th." Bill and the staff you know and love won't get that week off for vacation, they'll be moving in the beautiful new space! Get ready for a service line that's more than 20... Read More»

Braselton Georgia, a small town with a rich history!

These days it's often forgotten that Braselton Georgia was once owned by a famous actress, it is really the town's unique and monopolist history that makes its story worth telling. Braselton spreads across 34 square miles of picturesque rolling countryside in the foothills of the north Georgia mountains. Quizzically, it's position includes the intersection of four counties. In 1876, property taxes probably weren't an issue for William Harrison Braselton, who bought the tract of land to build a plantation. After this point in history, the story of Braselton Georgia is one of wondrous industry, strong family... Read More»

Chateau Elan Woodlands Golf Course is a beautiful challenge!

Chateau Elan Woodlands Golf Course gets rave reviews! With top reviews, it’s no wonder avid golfers flock to Chateau Elan, north of Atlanta to challenge their golf game. With two public 18 hole courses, a nine-hole course and the private course, there is no lack of opportunity to improve your swing. The Woodlands golf course is considered one of the most scenic. Views of the Appalachian foothills dazzle but also explain the often hilly terrain. With three lakes and two streams, course architect Denis Griffiths was able to add the element of water to 10 of the 18 holes. The elevations of this course are particularly remarked on; the Woodlands... Read More»

Local downtown flourishes; Braselton luxury properties bolster area.

Braselton is one of the foremost locations for luxury properties in North Georgia. Oddly, it’s historic downtown area was lackluster until fairly recently. Braselton’s rich and unique history is revealed more and more as the downtown area flourishes with continued revitalization.  "Braselton’s historic downtown is filled with charm and many beautifully and thoughtfully restored buildings now finding adaptive usages as quaint shops and unique boutiques.  However, our downtown had been lacking in nightlife and eating options close to the shopping.  We are so excited to now be home to two fabulous restaurants Cotton Calf Kitchen – a classic American steakhouse and Local Station – a full-service bistro featuring casual indoor... Read More»

Born in Braselton: 600+ babies so far!

Some may say that the most recent addition to Northeast Georgia Medical Center is the most precious yet. Last fall, a lot more birth certificates began to list "Braselton, Georgia" as the place of birth when the area's nearly brand new hospital opened a maternity wing. The offering is an excellent and much-needed addition to Braselton women's health. “Offering obstetrical services has always been part of the vision for this hospital,” says Anthony Williamson, president of NGMC Braselton. “This area has one of the fastest growing populations in the state, and we look forward to caring for the community’s newest members for the rest of their lives.” ... Read More»

Chateau Elan Restaurants | 7 spots to eat without leaving the neighborhood!

... and other reasons people love living in a resort community! Among the multiple reasons to plan a visit to Chateau Elan just north of Atlanta is the food. While many would argue it’s the wine (and who could blame them) that is the major draw, those who have dined at Versailles know that Chateau Elan chefs turn out amazing cuisine. Multiple Chateau Elan restaurants make for diverse experiences while visiting the resort or even for homeowners who'd rather dine out than cook. Versailles is one of seven Chateau Elan restaurants spread across the 3500-acre resort. Choose from Irish pub fare at Paddy’s, grab snacks while golfing at the aptly... Read More»

Custom Gwinnett Home is a MASTERPIECE!

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright Nestled in a peaceful forest alcove in North Georgia, flanked by a gentle, babbling stream, sits an incomparable home; a testament to man’s ingenuity and creativity. Modern in concept, the spacious house defies the often-austere label by both complimenting and inviting inside, the woodland setting.  Though executive in size and scope, 4056 Hog Mountain Road, is designed to be part of the landscape, a friend to its surroundings. A stroll through the custom Gwinnett home is not unlike a walk down a tree lined path (with the added benefit of air conditioning and indoor... Read More»

Need Pet Stuff? We like “In the Ruff”

Only a die-hard animal lover opens a pet store when she’s allergic to dogs. “I’m taking shots, it helps,” says Andrea , one of the proprietors of In the Ruff Pet Stuff in Flowery Branch. Andrea and her mom Judy opened the store five months ago after a corporate buy out left Andrea unemployed. It’s their passion for animals that drives the business. In the days of big brands and big box stores, establishments like In the Ruff Pet Stuff are nearly sacred. Imagine a shop keep who knows your name, who loves your dog, asks about your cat and remembers she prefers the shrimp treats over the minnows. It... Read More»