Lake Lanier Home

Every day can be a staycation when you live on the lake

Buy a home at Lake Lanier with Harcrest Homes and enjoy a permanent staycation along the lakeshore. Georgia’s premier swimming hole complements the area’s houses which feature luxurious amenities and open styling. Resort accommodations pale in comparison to Harcrest Homes’ custom-built home plans and experienced team members.

Make life full of adventure, relaxation and just plain fun by creating a personal staycation from the comfort of a Harcrest home.

Not to mention, with Lake Lanier’s endless water activities, who would want to live anywhere else?

Fun in the Sun

Built on lakeside homesites, Harcrest homes deliver gorgeous water views and incredible access to an abundance of water-based activities. Boating, skiing, fishing and watersports are popular pastimes for a Lake Lanier staycation.

Boating is made easy with boats for rent at the lake’s many marinas. Port Royale Marina and Lanier Boat Charter offer wave runner and boat rentals and lake rides. For prospective homebuyers looking to dock in the marina, feel free to load off the pontoon or houseboat –  all are welcome here!

Discover world-class services at Port Royal Marina, a popular full-service marina that offers daily rentals, boat repair services, slips for harboring your boat and excellent dining options. Whether homebuyers prefer wave runners, runabouts, deck boats, pontoons, tri-toons or even double decker yachts, this marina has a wide array of possibilities for the perfect staycation on the water!

For a day of fun with the whole family, take a trip to Lanier Islands, a popular hotspot with lovely lakeside amenities, beautiful beaches, scenic walking trails, golfing and a thrilling waterpark at Margaritaville. To top off an exciting day, families can dine at the destination’s gorgeous lakefront restaurants.

Lake Lanier Olympic Park is a popular spot for relaxing on the beach rowing, kayaking, fishing and canoeing. The park has a deep history of hosting watersports, so it is a popular tourist destination. The 1996 Centennial Olympic Games is one historic event that took place at the park. There are plenty of equipment rentals available, so spend the day here picnicking, kayaking and paddle boarding.

Other staycation activities available at the park include chilling on the public beach or watching boaters fly by on the courtesy docks, there truly is something for everyone.

Try Something Daring

Strap on a harness and go ziplining at ThunderBolt Triple Zip. Soar in the air and finally let go of all inhibitions while zooming over Lake Lanier’s many attractions. Or challenge a friend to a go-kart race at the Lanier Raceplex. The outdoor kart track is open to the public every weekend and offers surprising driving challenges for anyone looking for extreme fun.

Relax and Unwind

Settle into staycation mode with a relaxing retreat! For those who are seeking a soothing staycation to forget their worries, Lake Lanier offers plenty of possibilities to enjoy an easy getaway. Rejuvenate at The Spa on Green Street and Tranquility Spa at Lanier Islands to de-stress and discover luxurious treatments and cutting-edge wellness services that are sure to make every visitor feel their absolute best!

Activities for Land Lovers

Waterlogged? Don’t worry because Lake Lanier also has activities for anyone looking to dry their legs.

Golf and disc golf is readily available for people looking to practice their swing. Legacy Golf Course on Lanier Islands offers stunning lake views, while Chicopee Woods in the rolling hills of nearby Gainesville feels like an escape into nature with regular wildlife viewings. The Oaks Mini Golf promises family fun throughout the entire 18-hole course!

Plan a day to explore Lake Lanier’s various trails. Explore four miles of paved and natural trails by visiting the lovely Don Carter State Park on the northern end of the Buford Dam. Little Ridge Park, with views of water and wildlife, and Laurel Park, a shaded spot near the lake’s shore, have popular walking trails. Laurel Park also offers a park where kids can cool off with a splash in the water. Go horseback riding at Flying D Stables, located just outside of Gainesville.

The dreaded feeling of returning home from vacation is a thing of the past for Harcrest homeowners who live on the lake! Don’t wait to discover the lakeside lifestyle – hurry up and find a Lake Lanier home by contacting us today at 678-828-7151.

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