Atlanta is a thriving city with history, culture, commerce and throngs of people, and living here can be a blast. Sometimes, though, we just want to get away from it all. On today’s All About Real Estate segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, John Tatum of Cloudland Station describes its simpler time to co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick.
Tatum paints an extraordinary picture of Cloudland Station, a community set in mountains and valleys just 20 minutes south of Chattanooga where Atlanta residents are building second homes. What sets this place apart is its committment to providing a “simpler time.” Set on 500 acres, half of the land is designated for conservation, keeping the natural landscape intact for residents to enjoy. The rest of the land contains a mountain village and homes that mimic 200 years of architectural history.
Starting in the village, guests will find a traditional village building styles in the honor system sweet shop where they can leave money in an old-fashioned cash register and the one-room schoolhouse. Moving outward from the town square, the style changes to reflect a more agrarian-style cottage and finally up in to the hills of the property the houses are more cabinesque.
Tatum wanted to provide a second (and primary) home location that gave families room to ramble. His suggestion for people building there is to “invest small, because the rooms are outside.” He says that families take advantage of amenities like the infinity pool that overlooks a swimming hole, or the recreation barn and the sand volleyball courts. He has created a place that is like “going to your grandparent’s house.”
Listen to today’s segment to learn about building a treehouse or cabin there, or renting a lodge on an adjacent property. Visit the website to learn about building a primary or secondary residence at Cloudland Station.
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