the orchards of east cherokeeWith new home sales continuing to pick up the pace throughout metro Atlanta, it’s no surprise to see builders reporting high closing numbers for the first part of 2014. The Orchards Group, one of the premier active adult builders in metro Atlanta, has seen exceptional sales at The Orchards of East Cherokee so far in 2014. The builder has already sold 12 homes this year, which is one-third of the homes the builder sold throughout all of 2013!

Because of the community’s exceptional sales so far in 2014, there are nine new homeowners moving into The Orchards of East Cherokee between March 25 and April 30. Eight of the new homeowners are moving into single-family homes, while one is moving into an attached ranch condominium home. In addition to these nine new homeowners, there are six new homeowners scheduled to move in from the end of April through May. Of these new owners, five purchased ranch condominiums, while one purchased a single-family home.

“We’re very excited about all of the new homeowners moving in and the level of construction that is happening right now,” said Mitch Block, director of sales and marketing for The Orchards Group. “This is a level that’s never been seen at The Orchards of East Cherokee, and with only 31 homes remaining, we expect to be closed out by the end of this year.”

Thanks to the strong sales pace that has been seen at The Orchards of East Cherokee this year, 109 of the community’s 140 homes have been sold. Currently, there are only two single-family homes remaining. With construction just beginning on these homes, buyers still have time to make many of the selections for upgrades and the design scheme within the home. There is also an assortment of ranch condominium homes still available that offer move-in dates from now through the end of the summer.

The Orchards of East Cherokee has the distinct advantage of being located between four of metro Atlanta’s most popular communities. Woodstock, downtown Alpharetta, historic Roswell and Canton are all less than 12 minutes away, providing homeowners with convenient access to one-of-a-kind shopping, dining and entertainment options. The community is also just a short drive away from the new Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta in Woodstock, which provides residents with even more fabulous shopping opportunities.

Another advantage of this community’s Cherokee County location is that property taxes are very affordable, especially for those residents that are aged 62 or older. These homeowners receive a 70 percent discount on their taxes, as they are exempt from the local school tax, which can save them thousands of dollars.

In addition to outstanding homes and an excellent location, The Orchards of East Cherokee offers its residents many community amenities that perfectly complement the active adult lifestyle. Residents can enjoy spending time at the grand clubhouse, which has a gourmet kitchen, fitness center and a media room. There is also a sparkling swimming pool and a relaxing waterfall plaza that will be the perfect place for residents to enjoy the upcoming summer afternoons.

For more information on the remaining active adult homes at The Orchards of East Cherokee, contact the community sales center by calling 770-345-5409 or visit

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