Ranked 26th by Forbes on America's Best Places to Move list in 2009, Duluth, Georgia, has much to offer its residents. A scant 20 miles from downtown Atlanta, you can find a timeless mix of classic Georgian homes, modern townhomes and condos, and all the amenities required for singles, couples, and families. Nestled at the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains in north-central Georgia, the city has a Southern feel that's impossible to ignore.
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Homes in Duluth are well priced for the region; the city's proximity to Atlanta and its booming transportation and manufacturing economy make it a promising region for growth, while its traditional feel and down-home living make it a lovely place to put down roots. Downtown Duluth is a bustling small town center, complete with sidewalks connecting the residents from the fountain at the city's center to the myriad shops and venues that cater to every whim. Ten miles squared and only 26,000 residents means that Duluth manages to capture the feel of a small town while still maintaining all the conveniences and necessities for modern living. Excellent schools make family life here ideal, and family fun in the form of festivals and town gatherings bring the community together. For singles and couples, Duluth offers pubs and restaurants that rival those in Atlanta.
Entertainment abounds close to the small town of Duluth. A half-hour away at Stone Mountain, you can while away the weekend with anything from golf to shopping and shows to museums to hiking and winter snow sports. Sugarloaf Mills, one of the largest shopping and entertainment malls in Georgia, is a mere 5 miles southeast of Duluth. The mall boasts over 180 shops, including a movie theatre and Medieval Times, which is a dinner and tournament show. Lake Lanier, a 30-minute drive northeast of Duluth, offers boating, waterskiing, fishing, canoeing, and more. All of this is in addition to the plentiful offerings of the state capital, Atlanta. Atlanta is the transportation center of the South; its airport includes Delta's hub as well as connecting flights by every major airline to every major city in the world. Duluth is by and far one of the premier residential areas in the South, with its small-town feel and big-city amenities. Homes for sale run the gamut from historical single-family homes to townhomes and starter homes. Those interested in reviewing homes for sale in Duluth and the surrounding areas should check out our website for more information.