new active adult constructionDue to the incredible sales seen at The Orchards of East Cherokee this year, The Orchards Group is preparing to start a significant amount of new homes.

The Orchards of East Cherokee is now more than 60 percent sold out, with 90 of the 140 total homes sold. Construction on 19 new active adult homes, of which 10 are already sold, will feature a combination of single-family and ranch condominium homes.

The first new start will be a ranch condominium building that will feature four homes from the Southern Heritage Collection. Building 1600 will be move-in ready in mid-January of 2014.

Two of the new ranch condominiums will feature the Ashewood plan, a two bedroom, three bath home, priced at $238,500. The Ashewood features 1,700 square feet of living space on the main floor, which includes both bedrooms, a spacious fireside living room, dining room, sunroom and a large kitchen. Each home also includes more than 400 square feet of additional space in the activities suite and full bath, which are located over the garage.

A third home will consist of the Beaumont plan, a two bedroom, two bath home, that also features an upstairs activities suite.  Priced at $232,000 and featuring more than 2,000 total square feet of living space, this home has an open floor plan that is complete with a fireside living room, dining room, kitchen with spacious bar, breakfast area and laundry room.

Priced at $240,000, the final home in the ranch condominium building will feature the Charleston plan. This spacious two bedroom, two bath home has 1,700 square feet of living space and includes a private den, which can be turned into an office or third bedroom. The home also features a large living room with fireplace, formal dining room, breakfast area and kitchen with a large bar area. In addition, there is a spacious walk-up storage area above the two-car garage.

Like all Orchards Group communities, The Orchards at East Cherokee offers their residents a maintenance-free lifestyle. Regular landscaping at the community includes weekly cutting, mulch replacement, chemical treatments and an irrigation system. All are included with the homeowner’s association.

In addition to the maintenance-free lifestyle, The Orchards Group of East Cherokee has an outstanding list of community amenities. Residents will enjoy a grand clubhouse with a gourmet kitchen, fitness center and card and game rooms. Outdoor amenities include a sparkling swimming pool, waterfall sitting plaza and a barbeque grilling area.

Located in the historic Hickory Flat area of Cherokee County, The Orchards of East Cherokee is conveniently located near I-575, I-75, Sequoyah Park, the Cherokee County Library, medical office parks and plenty of retail, dining and recreation venues.

For more information on the available homes at The Orchards of East Cherokee, call the sales center at 770-345-5409 or visit

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