If you “rise up” each fall, you may know that Flowery Branch in Hall County is home to the Atlanta Falcons. They may play in the Georgia Dome, but they train hard in this small town with big city amenities.
Don’t let its historic buildings, quaint town square and old train depot fool you. Flowery Branch has even more to offer than what meets the eye, including gorgeous real estate options.
Residents here spend an average of $142,000 on their homes, and Trulia lists over 433 homes for sale, prices ranging from $50,000 to $3,350,000. If renting is more of your thing, the site has 22 results. These homes are priced from $739 to $2,500 per month.
Children living in Flowery Branch attend excellent schools. These include Chestnut Mountain Elementary, Flowery Branch Elementary, World Language Academy, Martin Technology Academy, South Hall Middle, Heritage Academy and Flowery Branch High. According to Trulia, there are about 25,900 students enrolled in grades K through 12.
Conveniently located just north of Buford on the shores of Lake Lanier, Flowery Branch has much to offer all of its guests and residents.
Shopping and Dining
- Antebellum. Acclaimed as the no. 1 restaurant hot-spot in Flowery Branch, Antebellum offers a southern menu filled with locally grown veggies and humanely raised meat. Owners and spouses Nick and Allison met in a restaurant, so it was only fitting that they opened one together. The pair hopes their guests find southern comfort and hospitality in their restaurant and cooking.
- Stonebridge Village. Serving as Flowery Branch’s shopping epicenter, shoppers come from miles out to quench their retail thirst. From Target to TJ-Maxx to Home Depot, Stonebridge is a one-stop-shop for all your wants and needs.
- Napoli’s Pizza. First and original in the state of Georgia, this family owned and operated restaurant hosts Italian cuisine that is the talk of the town. Start your meal off with our town-renowned garlic knots, and then treat yourself to Sicilian & New York style gourmet pizzas, pastas, main courses and salads. To top it off, indulge your sweet tooth with a cannoli, gelato or slice of tiramisu.
Entertainment and Recreation
- Wake the Lake Cable Park. Looking to ride the waves like a pro? Wake the Lake Cable Park lowers costs and lessens the impact on the environment, allowing wakeboarding to be more accessible. Powered by a state-of-the-art cable system, riders will feel like they’re being pulled behind a boat, without releasing harmful emissions. Day, week and monthly passes are available.
- Lake Lanier. Who doesn’t enjoy a day at the lake? Enjoy swimming, boating, camping or simply admiring the scenery. Regardless of the time of day or year, the sites of Lake Lanier will be sure to capture not only your eye, but your heart.
- Falcons Campus. The Falcons moved their training camp to Flowery Branch in 2005 in order to be closer to their fans and families. The Falcons host special activities for children, including Junior Falcons Training Camp, Punt, Pass & Kick competitions and appearances by Freddie Falcon.
- Historic Caboose. Once an active caboose, this train car now hosts as a museum that is rich in the history of times past. Tours are given on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. where one can learn about the history of the caboose and all of its uses. The caboose is located in downtown Flowery Branch at the north end of Main Street.
- Historic Train Depot. Catch up on your Flowery Branch history with the exhibits, pictures and written material about the town and its Depot. The Depot is open every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and it may be rented out to host weddings, birthday parties and other events.
Visit Flowery Branch today, and explore all of the history and excitement it has to offer. For more information on activities and events, visit www.flowerybranchga.org. For more details on Hall County new homes, click here.