Braselton, named after a prominent area family, is uniquely located spanning the counties of Hall, Jackson, Gwinnett and Barrow. The town was bought from the Braselton family by a partnership between the Ameritech Pension fund and actress Kim Bassinger in 1989 for $20 million, though she eventually sold her portion. The area has...
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Braselton, named after a prominent area family, is uniquely located spanning the counties of Hall, Jackson, Gwinnett and Barrow. The town was bought from the Braselton family by a partnership between the Ameritech Pension fund and actress Kim Bassinger in 1989 for $20 million, though she eventually sold her portion. The area has since grown to become one of the hottest real estate markets in Georgia, and has grown tremendously in the past decade attracting nearly 3,000 residents. Located just off Interstate 85, the area's accessibility makes it a wonderful choice for residents who desire an extraordinary quality of life with convenience to nearby business hubs.
Braselton is best known for The Chateau Elan Winery and Resort where visitors can enjoy wine tastings, golf and a day of luxurious relaxation in their world class spa. The resort welcomes more than a half a million visitors a year and the adjoining Chateau Elan Golf and Residential community is one of the area's most sought after developments for privileged homebuyers.
Additionally, Braselton families enjoy nearby attractions such as the Mayfield Dairy Farms where they can sample old-fashioned ice cream and the Babyland General Hospital where excited little girls witness the birth of a Cabbage Patch dolls. Families can shop at nearby Discover Mills or even take advantage of Tanger Outlets in Commerce and the North Georgia Premium Outlet Center in Dawsonville which are also convenient to the area.
Braselton has received a number of awards and honors including recognition as a 2005 America's Dream Town, the Georgia Trend and Georgia Municipal Association's Trendsetter Award, and an award from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety honoring the Braselton Police Department for its leadership in the state's Operation Zero Tolerance campaign.
The schools in the area are equally impressive. School age children in Braselton will get an exceptional education offered by Jackson County schools. West Jackson Primary, West Jackson Intermediate, West Jackson Middle and Jackson County High School are just minutes away. Excellent teachers, proactive parents and a competitive curriculum help students achieve and maintain academic success.
Braselton is home to grandiose estates with a fairytale feel. The homes are simply magnificent. If you've ever imagined living in a French Provincial manor you may find your dream home here. Braselton combines the feeling of a vacation resort with everyday living. Braselton looks and sounds like a place where dreams are made and the good news is that all buyers can make their dreams come true here. While many homes reach into the millions, there are lots of options for buyers wanting property is this great location priced in the low $100s as well.