Waleska is located in Cherokee County and nestled in the cozy North Georgia Mountains. This scenic town is named after Warluskee, the daughter of a Native-American chieftain who lived nearly 150 years ago. The area is accessible by Interstate 575 and is one hour north of the City of Atlanta. Residents will enjoy the magnificent... Show all »
Waleska is located in Cherokee County and nestled in the cozy North Georgia Mountains. This scenic town is named after Warluskee, the daughter of a Native-American chieftain who lived nearly 150 years ago. The area is accessible by Interstate 575 and is one hour north of the City of Atlanta. Residents will enjoy the magnificent scenic views of the mountains and Lake Arrowhead, the largest privately-owned, man-made lake in the state.
Residents will enjoy shopping at nearby Town Center Mall which boasts over 200 stores and happens to be one of the largest shopping malls in the area. Recreational activities are endless on Lake Arrowhead. Families will spend many days relaxing on the lake thanks to the area's mild climate. Boating and fishing for bass, bream and catfish are popular. Nearby attractions include Amicalola Falls State Park and Chestatee Wildlife Preserve. Lake Allatoona is also nearby. Residents will also enjoy horseback riding, golfing and nearby movie theaters.
Students in Waleska will attend schools in the Cherokee County Public Schools system. The system has 34 facilities and over a thousand certified faculty and staff members. Cherokee County's commitment to quality education is underscored by its broad citizen and corporate support. Over the past few years, the local school system has been - and continues to be - one of the fastest growing in the Southeast and the nation. The area is also convenient to competitive private schools and several notable colleges and universities are nearby including Appalachian Technical Institute and Reinhardt College.
Prospective homebuyers interested in making Waleska their new home will be impressed with the selection in the area. Extraordinary crafted cottages, working farms and custom built homes with panoramic views of Lake Arrowhead and area golf courses. Vast acreage and the peace and tranquility of the mountains and Lake Arrowhead are priceless. Beautiful homes in Waleska are available starting in the low $100s.