Lake Allatoona real estate is regarded as the fifth largest market in Georgia for lake homes and lake lots.
Typically, buyers can find 170 Lake Allatoona homes for sale, and 80 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Lake Allatoona homes for sale have an average list price of $415,000.
A mid-sized Georgia lake, Lake Allatoona has 270 miles of shoreline. The lake is also known as Allatoona Lake,
Only about 40 miles from Atlanta, Lake Allatoona covers approximately 12,000 acres in northwest Georgia, with 270 miles of shoreline in Cherokee, Bartow, and Cobb counties.
It's a seemingly remote setting, while only minutes from Interstate 75 and Atlanta's northern suburbs have made Lake Allatoona one of Georgia's most famous lakes, visited by more than six million people annually.
Mainly located on a peninsula jutting north into Lake Allatoona, Red Top Mountain State Park is named for the iron-rich peak contained in the park's 1,562 acres. With its extensive camping facilities, this park is the largest of more than 25 parks and ten campgrounds adjoining Lake Allatoona. There are 13 hiking trails and at least a half-dozen biking trails.
More than 25,000 acres of public land adjoins Lake Allatoona.
For boating and fishing enthusiasts, Lake Allatoona has at least eight full-service marinas, at least three of which rent a wide range of boats and 26 boat ramps. Fishers can test their skill on the lake's populations of largemouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, hybrid bass, crappie, channel, flathead catfish, bream, carp, and gar.
The northeastern corner of the lake is the 7,000 acres of the Allatoona Wildlife Management Area, with its robust populations of both game and nongame species.
Think of yourself as a history buff? Lake Allatoona might be the perfect place for you. Pickett's Mill Battlefield State Historic Site, Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site, and Georgia's National Cemetery are located nearby.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or find a vacation rental, Lake Allatoona is an excellent choice.