A Sophisticated, Sassy Speakeasy: Blake’s of Braselton

The Respite that is Blake's of Braselton If the city center of Braselton, GA wasn’t already a mix of nostalgia and eccentricity, there’s an exceptional “new kid” on the block that adds to the flavor of the historic district. There’s no sign out front but Blake’s of Braselton offers patrons more than just a title with a fun-to-say alliteration. The old schoolhouse, now turned speakeasy, is owned by Ron Blake, an Army veteran, former insurance co. VP, and experienced B&B,... Read More»

Why Choose a Resort Community?

 Why are communities like Braselton’s Chateau Elan so popular? Why do people choose to live in a resort community? Choosing to live in a gated resort community with ample amenities does come with fixed costs. What is the major draw? The popularity of luxury resort communities hasn’t waned. Even in turbulent economic times, the desire to live in these neighborhoods remains high.  There’s a host of reasons for this, but the most practical we’ve listed below: Resort Community = Property Values: Resort communities typically have covenants to ensure that homeowners keep their property maintained. New construction must... Read More»

Preventing COVID-19: Real Estate in a Pandemic

Are you in quarantine and trying to buy or sell a house? Is your home currently listed for sale? Are you social distancing, ordering your groceries online, and working from home?  We know you answered yes to at least a few of those questions. As your friendly neighborhood Real Estate agents, we too are coping with COVID-19. Let’s be honest, life is pretty upside down for the people of the world right now, and we are all just doing our best to shelter in place and stay safe. As Real Estate agents we have unique challenges, many of which can... Read More»

Atlanta Falcons leading scorer, Matt Bryant, lists Atlanta area estate for $1.85 Million

After his infamous and highly fan-protested release from the Atlanta Falcons, All-Time top scorer, Matt Bryant moved to the beach with his wife and children. Their Braselton, Georgia home is on the market. Matt recently recalled his favorite aspects of the rambling estate he and his family called home for the duration of his tenure with Atlanta Falcons. “We loved that there was room for everyone, so we could all have our own space,” he remarked of the 8 bedrooms, 7+... Read More»

Sun Realty Group welcomes top agent, Karen Tatro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2018 “Karen is an excellent, top producing agent and we are happy to have her on board at Sun Realty Group,” said SRG broker, Ben Harrison. Karen’s extensive background in sales and marketing in the hotel industry made her transition into Real Estate both smooth and successful. Karen has been a licensed agent for more than two decades. The mother of twin boys, she was able to leave the hotel industry behind a few years ago and realize her long-time goal of working full time in the Real Estate field.“My skill set includes understanding financials,... Read More»

Robert’s Family Blueberry Farm

Not too far away, in the foothills of the Appalachians is a snapshot of southern history and culture. There’s a magical farm where grandpa’s prize-winning tomatoes sprout from heirloom seeds and blueberries taste like candy. Robert’s Family Blueberry Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in Clermont, GA, owned by Terry & Kelley Roberts. If you’re up for an excursion, the farm is open to the public and offers an education in organic farming as well as the opportunity to procure fresh vegetables from recent harvests. Terry, an engineer by trade, spent years designing wheelchairs and helping those with spinal and brain injuries... Read More»

5403 Legends Drive

You can almost hear the laughter and clinking of glasses as you walk through the main floor rooms of 5403 Legends Drive in Chateau Elan’s prestigious Legends community. The grand foyer flanked by a formal dining room and a parlor/ sitting room all open up to the elegant front patio. The French chateau-style home begs for dinner parties or get-to-togethers with friends. Preparing for events and entertainment will be joyous in the over-sized Tuscan themed kitchen complete with wood beams, an enormous island and ample prep and counter space. It’s a dream kitchen with every amenity. If comfort and privacy are... Read More»

1905 Gene Sarazen Way

In a world of cookie-cutter houses of all shapes and sizes, the attention to detail and love (often sweat and tears too) have a transformative affect. Custom homes go beyond unique to rare and often extraordinary. The estate home at 1905 Gene Sarazen Way is no exception. Its prestigious location within the gates of Chateau Elan’s exclusive Legends Community places 1905 Gene Sarazen Way at the juxtaposition... Read More»

“Leave it better than you found it” ~ Don Panoz

To honor the legendary and create a legacy is something rarely done in the... Read More»

Tins and Tassels Consignment & Gifts brings an unexpected shopping experience to Braselton’s downtown

On a quaint one-way street in the heart of historic Braselton, Ga is the treasure trove known as Tin and Tassels. The building, charming but otherwise nondescript on the exterior, is overflowing with rustic elegance, opulent accoutrements, trims, trappings and haberdashery on the interior. What was once a barn on the Braselton family farm is now a thriving upscale consignment and gift boutique. Caryn McGarity is one of the owners of the shop. With her beautiful long auburn hair, Caryn could easily put one in mind of the Little Mermaid with her cavern... Read More»