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Carters Lake Homes For Sale
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Carters Lake Homes For Sale
Georgia

Carters Lake, Georgia

Carters Lake real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Georgia.

 

There are typically around 10 lake homes for sale on Carters Lake, and 60 lots and land listings available. Carters Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $178,000.

 

This lake is a mid-sized Georgia lake and has 62 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, is only 86 miles away.

Carters Lake Real Estate

Total Listings
93
Total Value
$12,192,747
Updated as of
07-19-2019

Carters Lake, Georgia

Carters Lake real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Georgia.

 

There are typically around 10 lake homes for sale on Carters Lake, and 60 lots and land listings available. Carters Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $178,000.

 

This lake is a mid-sized Georgia lake and has 62 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, is only 86 miles away.

 

Carters Lake Real Estate for Sale

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29 CARTERS COVE ROAD, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1: Aerial View
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29 CARTERS COVE ROAD

$894,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 5

Acreage: 3

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180 Emerald Springs Ln, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

180 Emerald Springs Ln

$649,900

Bedrooms: 6 |  Bathrooms: 8|  SF: 4909

Acreage: 6.77

GAMLS-08597148

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2755 Highway 282, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1

2755 Highway 282

$599,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 6|  SF: 5566

Acreage: 4

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400 N Harris Creek Dr, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

400 N Harris Creek Dr

$589,777

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 7|  SF: 6378

Acreage: 1.05

GAMLS-08482624

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Carters Lake, GA

2185 Darlington Way, Marietta, GA 30064 - Image 1

2185 Darlington Way

$500,140

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2885

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62 Lamar Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

62 Lamar Drive

$499,777

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3458

Acreage: 0.82

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Lot 265 Oak Hill Road Lot 265, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

Lot 265 Oak Hill Road Lot 265

$499,000

Acreage: 65.79

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Carters Lake, GA

1796 Crandall Ellijay Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1

1796 Crandall Ellijay Road

$489,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

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254 Scott Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1
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254 Scott Drive

$449,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2272

Acreage: 1.55

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11635 HIGHWAY 136 WEST, Talking Rock, GA 30175 - Image 1

11635 HIGHWAY 136 WEST

$369,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2

Acreage: 17.87

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71 Upper Creek Trail Road, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

71 Upper Creek Trail Road

$359,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 2353

Acreage: 1.33

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64 Doc B Rd, Clayton, GA 30525 - Image 1
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64 Doc B Rd

$339,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1632

Acreage: 2.34

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4291 Marsh Road, Marietta, GA 30066 - Image 1

4291 Marsh Road

$289,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3068

Acreage: 0.22

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250 N Johnson Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1
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250 N Johnson Road

$249,900

Bedrooms: 6 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 4774

Acreage: 10

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1-111 Woodring Branch Road Lot 156, Chatsworth, GA 30540 - Image 1

1-111 Woodring Branch Road Lot 156

$242,492

Acreage: 5.06

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206 CINDY LANE, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1
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206 CINDY LANE

$224,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2

Acreage: 0.91

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32 Woodring Branch Road Lot 169, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

32 Woodring Branch Road Lot 169

$207,518

Acreage: 4.33

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Address Withheld - Image 1

Address Withheld

$204,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1876

Acreage: 1.29

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340 NE Marque Ln, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1
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340 NE Marque Ln

$199,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1996

Acreage: 2.3

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340 MARQUE LANE, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1
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340 MARQUE LANE

$199,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3

Acreage: 2

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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.

Sell Your Lake Home

Off Market Properties

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

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

Ownership: Public

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 Atlanta 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

29 CARTERS COVE ROAD, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1: Aerial View
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29 CARTERS COVE ROAD

$894,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 5

Acreage: 3

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180 Emerald Springs Ln, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

180 Emerald Springs Ln

$649,900

Bedrooms: 6 |  Bathrooms: 8|  SF: 4909

Acreage: 6.77

GAMLS-08597148

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2755 Highway 282, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1

2755 Highway 282

$599,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 6|  SF: 5566

Acreage: 4

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400 N Harris Creek Dr, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

400 N Harris Creek Dr

$589,777

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 7|  SF: 6378

Acreage: 1.05

GAMLS-08482624

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2185 Darlington Way, Marietta, GA 30064 - Image 1

2185 Darlington Way

$500,140

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2885

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62 Lamar Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

62 Lamar Drive

$499,777

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3458

Acreage: 0.82

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Lot 265 Oak Hill Road Lot 265, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

Lot 265 Oak Hill Road Lot 265

$499,000

Acreage: 65.79

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1796 Crandall Ellijay Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1

1796 Crandall Ellijay Road

$489,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 0

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254 Scott Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1
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254 Scott Drive

$449,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 2272

Acreage: 1.55

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11635 HIGHWAY 136 WEST, Talking Rock, GA 30175 - Image 1

11635 HIGHWAY 136 WEST

$369,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2

Acreage: 17.87

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71 Upper Creek Trail Road, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

71 Upper Creek Trail Road

$359,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 2353

Acreage: 1.33

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64 Doc B Rd, Clayton, GA 30525 - Image 1
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64 Doc B Rd

$339,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1632

Acreage: 2.34

GAMLS-08611459

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4291 Marsh Road, Marietta, GA 30066 - Image 1

4291 Marsh Road

$289,900

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3068

Acreage: 0.22

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250 N Johnson Road, Chatsworth, GA 30705 - Image 1
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250 N Johnson Road

$249,900

Bedrooms: 6 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 4774

Acreage: 10

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1-111 Woodring Branch Road Lot 156, Chatsworth, GA 30540 - Image 1

1-111 Woodring Branch Road Lot 156

$242,492

Acreage: 5.06

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206 CINDY LANE, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1
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206 CINDY LANE

$224,900

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2

Acreage: 0.91

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32 Woodring Branch Road Lot 169, Ellijay, GA 30540 - Image 1

32 Woodring Branch Road Lot 169

$207,518

Acreage: 4.33

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Address Withheld - Image 1

Address Withheld

$204,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1876

Acreage: 1.29

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340 NE Marque Ln, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1
New Listing

340 NE Marque Ln

$199,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1996

Acreage: 2.3

GAMLS-08616359

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340 MARQUE LANE, Ranger, GA 30734 - Image 1
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340 MARQUE LANE

$199,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3

Acreage: 2

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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 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

Ownership: Public

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 Atlanta 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