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Carters Lake Homes For Sale
Georgia

Carters Lake Homes For Sale
Georgia

Total Listings
111
Total Value
$38,821,984
Updated as of
08-19-2017

About Carters Lake

Small but Spectacular in the North Georgia Mountains

With sparkling waters and stunning views, Carters Lake is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia.

 

It covers about 3,200 acres, with 62 miles of often steep, undeveloped shoreline in Gilmer and Murray counties.

 

Carters Lake is about a two-hour drive from Atlanta, between the towns of Calhoun and Ellijay.

 

Georgia's Deepest Lake

Created by Carters Dam, the tallest earthen dam east of the Mississippi, Carters Lake is the deepest of Georgia's reservoir lakes, more than 450 feet deep in many places, and also one of the newest, created in 1977. It is filled by the Coosawattee River.

 

Public Lake Exclusively for Recreation

Carters Lake is popular for camping, fishing, picnicking, boating, mountain biking and hunting.

 

Spotted bass are dominant, but there are strong populations of striped, largemouth, hybrid and walleye bass, as well as catfish and crappie.

 

The US Corps of Engineers operates four camp grounds, four boat ramps, a beach, several picnic areas and playgrounds around the lake.

 

They have a Visitors Center with small museum and nature trail.

 

There are several hiking trails.

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About Carters Lake

Small but Spectacular in the North Georgia Mountains

With sparkling waters and stunning views, Carters Lake is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia.

 

It covers about 3,200 acres, with 62 miles of often steep, undeveloped shoreline in Gilmer and Murray counties.

 

Carters Lake is about a two-hour drive from Atlanta, between the towns of Calhoun and Ellijay.

 

Georgia's Deepest Lake

Created by Carters Dam, the tallest earthen dam east of the Mississippi, Carters Lake is the deepest of Georgia's reservoir lakes, more than 450 feet deep in many places, and also one of the newest, created in 1977. It is filled by the Coosawattee River.

 

Public Lake Exclusively for Recreation

Carters Lake is popular for camping, fishing, picnicking, boating, mountain biking and hunting.

 

Spotted bass are dominant, but there are strong populations of striped, largemouth, hybrid and walleye bass, as well as catfish and crappie.

 

The US Corps of Engineers operates four camp grounds, four boat ramps, a beach, several picnic areas and playgrounds around the lake.

 

They have a Visitors Center with small museum and nature trail.

 

There are several hiking trails.

Carters Lake Amenities

Golf Courses

Fields Ferry Golf Club

(706) 625-9001

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581 Fields Ferry Dr NE

Calhoun, GA 30701

 

Spring Lakes Golf Club

(706) 695-9300

Website

 

1591 Golf Course Rd

Chatsworth, GA 30705

 

Campgrounds

Harris Branch Beach and Camp Ground

(706) 276-4545

Website

 

1300 Harris Branch Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540

Doll Mountain Campground

(706) 276-4413

Website

 

1362 Doll Mountain Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540

Woodring Branch Campground

(706) 276-6050

Website

 

5026 Woodring Branch Rd

Chatsworth, GA 30705

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0 Ellijay, Ellijay, GA 30536 - Image 1: Exterior Front.

0 Ellijay

$15,502,500

Acreage: 1862

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0 Ellijay, Ellijay, GA 30536 - Image 1: Exterior Front.

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$15,502,500

Acreage: 1862

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29 Carters Cove Road Lot 22, 23, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

29 Carters Cove Road Lot 22, 23

$999,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 6462

Acreage: 3

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Carters Lake, GA

1363 Foxhound Trail Lot 1363, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

1363 Foxhound Trail Lot 1363

$389,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3345

Acreage: 6.49

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Carters Lake, GA

726 Railey Ridge Lot 726, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1
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726 Railey Ridge Lot 726

$357,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 4014

Acreage: 1.37

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35 LAKESIDE TRAIL, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

35 LAKESIDE TRAIL

$334,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1558

Acreage: 1.8

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Carters Lake, GA

16 Lamar Pl, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

16 Lamar Pl

$299,777

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2510

Acreage: 0.77

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5425 Spring Place Smyrna Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1

5425 Spring Place Smyrna Road

$279,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1915

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36 Zane Dr, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1: 3 3

36 Zane Dr

$250,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 0.55

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377 Sweet Haven Lane Lot 377, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

377 Sweet Haven Lane Lot 377

$245,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2477

Acreage: 1.19

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1-111 Woodring Branch Road, Chatsworth, GA 30540 - Image 1

1-111 Woodring Branch Road

$242,492

Acreage: 5.06

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Carters Lake, GA

32 Woodring Branch Road, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

32 Woodring Branch Road

$207,518

Acreage: 4.33

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132 Lamar Drive Lot 72, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

132 Lamar Drive Lot 72

$198,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1116

Acreage: 0.86

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0 Lakeland Estates, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1: Entrance Lakeland Estates

0 Lakeland Estates

$195,000

Acreage: 18.43

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104 Scott Dr, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

104 Scott Dr

$194,777

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2458

Acreage: 0.82

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504 Oak Knoll Road NE, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

504 Oak Knoll Road NE

$190,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1938

Acreage: 5.18

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Carters Lake, GA

00 Liberty Church Road, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1
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00 Liberty Church Road

$169,000

Acreage: 14.84

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Carters Lake, GA

1030 Raccoon Ridge NE Lot 1030, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

1030 Raccoon Ridge NE Lot 1030

$165,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1276

Acreage: 1.21

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1251 Onyx Court NE Lot 1251, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

1251 Onyx Court NE Lot 1251

$164,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1152

Acreage: 1.63

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Lot 9 Emerald Cove Road Lot 9, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1: Exterior Front. Aerial View

Lot 9 Emerald Cove Road Lot 9

$149,000

Acreage: 3.589

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Carters Lake, GA


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Carters Lake Information

State: Georgia

Counties: Gilmer County, Murray County

Dam name: Carters Dam

Operated/Managed by: US Army Corps of Engineers

Year built/completed: 1977

Is the lake in the mountains: Yes

Privately owned: No

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: Feb - Nov

Water drops: 14 ft

Acreage covered: 3,200

Miles of shoreline: 62

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Carters Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions:

Dock restrictions:

Houseboats allowed: Yes

Hospital nearest Carters Lake

North Georgia Medical Center

1362 S Main St

Ellijay, GA 30540

(706) 276-4741

Website

Other Carters Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, Black Crappie, White Crappie, Channel Catfish, Walleye

Condos available: No

Sailing clubs: No

Interesting facts: Named after Farrish Carter who owned the lake in the 1800’s

Known for: Deepest Georgia reservoir

History: Steep, white bluffs

Number of public boat ramps: 5

Nearest Airports to Carters Lake

Major

Hartsfield Jackson International Airport

6000 N Terminal Parkway, Alanta GA 30320

86 miles away

Minor

Dalton Municipal Airport

4483 Airport Rd SE, Dalton, GA 30721

23 miles away

0 Ellijay, Ellijay, GA 30536 - Image 1: Exterior Front.

0 Ellijay

$15,502,500

Acreage: 1862

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0 Ellijay, Ellijay, GA 30536 - Image 1: Exterior Front.

0 Ellijay

$15,502,500

Acreage: 1862

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29 Carters Cove Road Lot 22, 23, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

29 Carters Cove Road Lot 22, 23

$999,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 6462

Acreage: 3

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1363 Foxhound Trail Lot 1363, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

1363 Foxhound Trail Lot 1363

$389,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3345

Acreage: 6.49

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726 Railey Ridge Lot 726, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1
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726 Railey Ridge Lot 726

$357,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 4014

Acreage: 1.37

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35 LAKESIDE TRAIL, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

35 LAKESIDE TRAIL

$334,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1558

Acreage: 1.8

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16 Lamar Pl, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

16 Lamar Pl

$299,777

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2510

Acreage: 0.77

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5425 Spring Place Smyrna Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1

5425 Spring Place Smyrna Road

$279,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1915

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36 Zane Dr, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1: 3 3

36 Zane Dr

$250,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 0.55

GAMLS-08153859

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377 Sweet Haven Lane Lot 377, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

377 Sweet Haven Lane Lot 377

$245,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2477

Acreage: 1.19

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1-111 Woodring Branch Road, Chatsworth, GA 30540 - Image 1

1-111 Woodring Branch Road

$242,492

Acreage: 5.06

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32 Woodring Branch Road, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

32 Woodring Branch Road

$207,518

Acreage: 4.33

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132 Lamar Drive Lot 72, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

132 Lamar Drive Lot 72

$198,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1116

Acreage: 0.86

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0 Lakeland Estates, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1: Entrance Lakeland Estates

0 Lakeland Estates

$195,000

Acreage: 18.43

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104 Scott Dr, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

104 Scott Dr

$194,777

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2458

Acreage: 0.82

GAMLS-08172808

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504 Oak Knoll Road NE, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

504 Oak Knoll Road NE

$190,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1938

Acreage: 5.18

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00 Liberty Church Road, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1
New Listing

00 Liberty Church Road

$169,000

Acreage: 14.84

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1030 Raccoon Ridge NE Lot 1030, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

1030 Raccoon Ridge NE Lot 1030

$165,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1276

Acreage: 1.21

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1251 Onyx Court NE Lot 1251, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

1251 Onyx Court NE Lot 1251

$164,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1152

Acreage: 1.63

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Lot 9 Emerald Cove Road Lot 9, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1: Exterior Front. Aerial View

Lot 9 Emerald Cove Road Lot 9

$149,000

Acreage: 3.589

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Carters Lake Information

State: Georgia

Counties: Gilmer County, Murray County

Dam name: Carters Dam

Operated/Managed by: US Army Corps of Engineers

Year built/completed: 1977

Is the lake in the mountains: Yes

Privately owned: No

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: Feb - Nov

Water drops: 14 ft

Acreage covered: 3,200

Miles of shoreline: 62

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Carters Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions:

Dock restrictions:

Houseboats allowed: Yes

Hospital nearest Carters Lake

North Georgia Medical Center

1362 S Main St

Ellijay, GA 30540

(706) 276-4741

Website

Other Carters Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, Black Crappie, White Crappie, Channel Catfish, Walleye

Condos available: No

Sailing clubs: No

Interesting facts: Named after Farrish Carter who owned the lake in the 1800’s

Known for: Deepest Georgia reservoir

History: Steep, white bluffs

Number of public boat ramps: 5

Nearest Airports to Carters Lake

Major

Hartsfield Jackson International Airport

6000 N Terminal Parkway, Alanta GA 30320

86 miles away

Minor

Dalton Municipal Airport

4483 Airport Rd SE, Dalton, GA 30721

23 miles away

Carters Lake Amenities

Golf Courses

Fields Ferry Golf Club

(706) 625-9001

Website

 

581 Fields Ferry Dr NE

Calhoun, GA 30701

 

Spring Lakes Golf Club

(706) 695-9300

Website

 

1591 Golf Course Rd

Chatsworth, GA 30705

 

Campgrounds

Harris Branch Beach and Camp Ground

(706) 276-4545

Website

 

1300 Harris Branch Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540

Doll Mountain Campground

(706) 276-4413

Website

 

1362 Doll Mountain Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540

Woodring Branch Campground

(706) 276-6050

Website

 

5026 Woodring Branch Rd

Chatsworth, GA 30705

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