Sky Valley, GA Real Estate, Sky Valley Area and Community Information
Sky Valley is a small town in a mountain valley in northern Georgia near the North Carolina border. It has the highest elevation of any town in the state. Those who want large Sky Valley homes for sale can buy houses with six bedrooms. Families can purchase Sky Valley homes with three or four bedrooms. Ed West Realty, your Sky Valley real estate agent can help those who are interested in small homes for sale in Sky Valley find two-bedroom condos. Amenities of luxury Sky Valley GA homes may include wine cellars, elevators and game rooms. A Sky Valley home buyer who wants a home with a view can ask a Ed West Realty about houses with large decks that have views of the mountains and valley.
Investors bought land in the Sky Valley area during the 1960s. They opened the Sky Valley Resort on this land in 1969. It was the only resort in Georgia where people could ski in the snow. Sky Valley was incorporated in 1978. The ski slopes were closed in 2004 when the Sky Valley Resort was sold. People who own Sky Valley properties can learn more about the town's history at Sky Valley GA.
Parks and Recreation
People who purchase Sky Valley GA real estate will find plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation in the area. Black Rock Mountain State Park is approximately 12 miles from Sky Valley. The park has 11 miles of hiking trails. Fishing and canoeing are permitted in the lake. Picnic areas and a playground make this an ideal place for a family outing. Those who want to stay overnight can stay in cottages or at campsites. The park's website is GaStateParks.org/BlackRockMountain.
There are hiking trails at the Cliffside Lake Recreation Area approximately 17 miles from Sky Valley. Visitors can swim and fish in Cliffside Lake. The recreation area has hiking trails, and it is near Van Hook Glade Campground. More information is available at Highlands Info.
Owners of Sky Valley real estate can learn more about recreation areas in north Georgia at Dillard Georgia.
Attractions and Activities
History lovers can see log cabins and a blacksmith shop at the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center approximately six miles away in Mountain City. The museum's website is Foxfire.org/Museum.html.
The 18-hole championship golf course at Sky Valley Country Club is open to the public. The club's golf learning center has a putting green and a practice range. Golf lessons are available. Club amenities include a pool, a fitness center and tennis courts. The country club's website is SkyValleyCountryClub.com.
More information about things to in the Sky Valley area is available at Explore Rabun County.
Owners of real estate in Sky Valley can participate in annual events such as the Dillard Bluegrass and Barbeque Festival in Dillard. More information about this summer festival is available at dillardbbq.org. Music and food are part of the fun at the Winterfest held in the town of Clayton in February. A calendar of events in the Sky Valley area is available at explorerabun.com/events.
Contact Ed West Realty, your Sky Valley real estate agent, for more information about Rabun County.