AREA INFORMATION - HIAWASSEE, GAThings To Do in Towns County, Georgia
The Beauty of Brasstown Manor
Our elegant, senior living community is planted in the quaint, mountain and lake area of Towns County, Georgia. Enveloped by the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains and mesmerizing Lake Chatuge, Brasstown Manor is the perfect, peaceful place to settle down and enjoy nature and a tight-knit community lifestyle. We offer independent residential spaces for those who want to downsize and simplify their lifestyle as well as assisted living care for those who need a helping hand.
Convenience is Key
Established in 1856, Towns County is a picturesque, rural area located in Northeast Georgia and approximately two hours from Atlanta. Brasstown Manor is within walking distance of a medical complex and hospital, churches, banking and grocery facilities.
Places to Go
Many of our residents enjoy the fascinating theater, concert and planetarium shows at Young Harris College. YHC is a small, private college with a beautiful campus to walk on and has a wonderful cafeteria for the public to enjoy on Sundays.
If you like wine, then you will love Crane Creek Vineyards. This gorgeous winery has incredible views and many acres of rolling hills filled with bountiful grapes each year. They host free events during the that are packed with locals and visitors from all over. They also offer wine and appetizers every Friday evening, for a special night out.
Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa is a first-class resort. Brasstown Valley Resort has pampering spa services and a fine dining restaurant and a downstairs bar. They also offer horseback riding and have an elite 18-hole golf course.
In addition, The Ridges Resort & Marina is located right on Lake Chatuge. In this area, you can partake in boating, jet skiing, water skiing, fishing and more. The neighboring restaurant hosts concerts and events as well. Another amazing place to enjoy the beauty of the lake and rent a boat is Boundary Waters Resort & Marina.
In addition, the local towns host festivals, events, arts and crafts fairs and contra dancing at locations like the John C. Campbell Folk School, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Meek’s Park and surrounding town squares.
Restaurants to Love
If eating out is important to you, then you have options! Cafe Portofino is a fine dining restaurant, offering delicious food in a relaxing atmosphere. Enrico’s Italian Restaurant is a tasty, affordable Italian restaurant with casual dining. Restaurant Lorene is a small eatery focused on high quality, local, and seasonal ingredients, and Brother’s at Willow Ranch is a southern casual restaurant where you can enjoy high-quality steaks, seafood, barbecue and more. Other great local stops include Sundance Grill, Asiano Restaurant, McLain’s on Main (cafe & lunch spot) Mary’s Southern Grill and more! That’s just a “taste” of some of the variety of wonderful restaurants in the area.
Sites to See
As a resident of Hiawassee or a nearby town, you can enjoy the beauty of nature everywhere you go! If you’re adventurous, you’ll love visiting Bell Mountain and Brasstown Bald, the tallest peak in Georgia. You can take an easy walk to get to Cupid Falls on the YHC campus and other waterfalls at Vogel State Park and Helton Creek Falls. If you’re looking for a challenge, try hiking on the Appalachian Trail, Arkaquah Trail, Raven Cliff Falls, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Panther Creek Falls and countless others!
As an important part of the Brasstown Manor Community, you will be able to enjoy so many experiences and form meaningful relationships with those around you. Hiawassee and the local areas offer so much to enjoy. You can find joy and peace in the simpler things in life and in a community that cherishes people and nature, but has the conveniences of shopping and entertainment.
Visit our local Chamber of Commerce for more details on local events and businesses! We hope you come to Hiawasee and see us soon!
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