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Carters Lake Homes For Sale
Georgia

Carters Lake Homes For Sale
Georgia

Total Listings
96
Total Value
$39,137,299
Updated as of
12-04-2016

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

Website

 

581 Fields Ferry Dr NE

Calhoun, GA 30701

 

Spring Lakes Golf Club

(706) 695-9300

Website

 

1591 Golf Course Rd

Chatsworth, GA 30705

 

Summertree Golf Course

(706) 625-4249

125 Clairmount Dr SE

Calhoun, GA 30701

 

Campgrounds

Harris Branch Beach and Camp Ground

(706) 276-4545

1300 Harris Branch Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540

Doll Mountain Campground

(706) 276-4413

1362 Doll Mountain Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540

Woodring Branch Campground

(706) 276-6050

5026 Woodring Branch Rd

Chatsworth, GA 30705

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Lot 24 Carter's Cove Lot 24, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1
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Lot 24 Carter's Cove Lot 24

$120,000

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Acreage: 1.5

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Carters Lake, GA

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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Carters Lake, GA

100 Amazing Grace Way Lot 265, Talking Rock, GA 30175 - Image 1: Front Elevation

100 Amazing Grace Way Lot 265

$574,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3328

Acreage: 5

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Carters Lake, GA

558 Prince Beam Road Lot 7, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1

558 Prince Beam Road Lot 7

$550,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 0

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Carters Lake, GA

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

1-111 Woodring Branch Road

$506,000

Acreage: 5.06

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Carters Lake, GA

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

32 Woodring Branch Road

$433,000

Acreage: 4.33

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Carters Lake, GA

23 Lakeland Dr, Dawsonville, GA 30534 - Image 1

23 Lakeland Dr

$399,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3811

Acreage: 0.3

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Carters Lake, GA

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

377 Sweet Haven Lane Lot 377

$300,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2477

Acreage: 2.38

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Carters Lake, GA

388 Adair Drive NE Lot 388, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

388 Adair Drive NE Lot 388

$299,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2056

Acreage: 2.49

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Carters Lake, GA

332 Mountain Laurel Drive Lot 11, Jasper, GA 30143 - Image 1
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332 Mountain Laurel Drive Lot 11

$289,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2245

Acreage: 1.94

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Carters Lake, GA

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

36 Zane Dr

$260,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 0.55

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Carters Lake, GA

600 Oneida Cir, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

600 Oneida Cir

$259,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2582

Acreage: 0.54

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8066 Hwy 136 W, Talking Rock, GA 30175 - Image 1

8066 Hwy 136 W

$239,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 1.9

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Carters Lake, GA

1382 Foxhound Trail NE Lot 1382, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1: 2 story great room with cathedral ceilings.

1382 Foxhound Trail NE Lot 1382

$229,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 0

Acreage: 1.09

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Carters Lake, GA

538 Water Oak Drive Lot 196, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

538 Water Oak Drive Lot 196

$225,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1926

Acreage: 0.3861

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Carters Lake, GA

150 Othello Dr, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1
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150 Othello Dr

$187,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1816

Acreage: 0.54

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Carters Lake, GA

182 Zane Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

182 Zane Drive

$174,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 2.46

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182 Zane Dr, Ellijay, GA 30536 - Image 1

182 Zane Dr

$172,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 2.46

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Carters Lake, GA

1629 Carman Way Lot 1629, Talking Rock, GA 30175 - Image 1

1629 Carman Way Lot 1629

$159,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1662

Acreage: 1.79

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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

Lot 24 Carter's Cove Lot 24, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1
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Lot 24 Carter's Cove Lot 24

$120,000

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Acreage: 1.5

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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.

0 Ellijay

$15,502,500

Acreage: 1862

mls logoATLANTA FINE HOMES SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL

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100 Amazing Grace Way Lot 265, Talking Rock, GA 30175 - Image 1: Front Elevation

100 Amazing Grace Way Lot 265

$574,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3328

Acreage: 5

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558 Prince Beam Road Lot 7, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1

558 Prince Beam Road Lot 7

$550,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 0

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

1-111 Woodring Branch Road

$506,000

Acreage: 5.06

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

32 Woodring Branch Road

$433,000

Acreage: 4.33

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23 Lakeland Dr, Dawsonville, GA 30534 - Image 1

23 Lakeland Dr

$399,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3811

Acreage: 0.3

PAMPERED PROPERTIES GEORGIA

GAMLS-08087986

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

377 Sweet Haven Lane Lot 377

$300,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2477

Acreage: 2.38

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388 Adair Drive NE Lot 388, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1

388 Adair Drive NE Lot 388

$299,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2056

Acreage: 2.49

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332 Mountain Laurel Drive Lot 11, Jasper, GA 30143 - Image 1
New Listing

332 Mountain Laurel Drive Lot 11

$289,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2245

Acreage: 1.94

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

36 Zane Dr

$260,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 0.55

DUFFY REALTY

GAMLS-08070345

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600 Oneida Cir, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

600 Oneida Cir

$259,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2582

Acreage: 0.54

COLDWELL BANKER HIGH COUNTRY

GAMLS-08099474

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8066 Hwy 136 W, Talking Rock, GA 30175 - Image 1

8066 Hwy 136 W

$239,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 1.9

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1382 Foxhound Trail NE Lot 1382, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1: 2 story great room with cathedral ceilings.

1382 Foxhound Trail NE Lot 1382

$229,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 0

Acreage: 1.09

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538 Water Oak Drive Lot 196, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

538 Water Oak Drive Lot 196

$225,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1926

Acreage: 0.3861

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150 Othello Dr, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1
New Listing

150 Othello Dr

$187,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1816

Acreage: 0.54

COLDWELL BANKER HIGH COUNTRY

GAMLS-08101680

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182 Zane Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

182 Zane Drive

$174,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 2.46

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182 Zane Dr, Ellijay, GA 30536 - Image 1

182 Zane Dr

$172,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

Acreage: 2.46

RE/MAX TOWN & COUNTRY

GAMLS-08096794

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1629 Carman Way Lot 1629, Talking Rock, GA 30175 - Image 1

1629 Carman Way Lot 1629

$159,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1662

Acreage: 1.79

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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

 

Summertree Golf Course

(706) 625-4249

125 Clairmount Dr SE

Calhoun, GA 30701

 

Campgrounds

Harris Branch Beach and Camp Ground

(706) 276-4545

1300 Harris Branch Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540

Doll Mountain Campground

(706) 276-4413

1362 Doll Mountain Rd

Ellijay, GA 30540

Woodring Branch Campground

(706) 276-6050

5026 Woodring Branch Rd

Chatsworth, GA 30705

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