“Heart and Soul” Fashion Show – Lake Oconee Area

The “Heart and Soul” Fashion Show benefiting St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital will be held on Monday, February 9th from 11:30am to 2pm at the Oconee Ballroom of the Ritz Carlton Lodge.  The event will be hosted by inspirational speaker and radio talk-show host, Barbara Dooley, and will include a reception, silent auction, light fare and beverages.  Those in attendance will enjoy the upcoming spring fashions while also supporting our community’s healthcare system with the proceeds going to St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital.  A limited number of tickets are available for the fashion show.  Visit https://stmarysathens.formstack.com/forms/fashion to purchase your ticket for the event.

The fashion provider, Sonia Says of Athens, will host a “Pop-Up Show” on Sunday, February 8th from 12pm to 5pm at the Ritz Carlton Lodge.  At this event, guests will be able preview the spring fashion apparel and accessories.  The Pop-Up Show is open to the public, and no ticket is required.

For more information on upcoming events in the Lake Oconee Area, contact The Vining Group!


Exceptional Custom Home in Reynolds Landing – Zone 1 for Lake Oconee Academy

This exceptional custom home, built by Tomac Builders, is located in Reynolds Landing on a private lot.  Open floor plan with 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths and a large Bonus Room above the garage, which could serve as a 5th bedroom.  One of the bedrooms upstairs has a private bath, while another has private access to the hall bath.  Large eat-in kitchen boasts custom cabinets, pantry, granite counters, double ovens and gas range.  Hardwood floors can be found throughout the main living areas of the home.  Separate, formal dining room.  Beautiful wrought iron staircase at entry.  Master Bedroom is on the main level.  The Master Bath features his and her closets, jetted tub and a dual head shower.  Living room has a soaring ceiling and beautiful fireplace.  Cozy screened porch overlooks private, wooded backyard.  Welcoming covered front porch stretches nearly the length of the home.  2-car attached garage with additional storage area.  Large laundry room includes built-in desk and cabinets.  Excellent condition and newest home on the market in Reynolds Landing in this price range.  Zone 1 for Lake Oconee Academy, one of Georgia’s top schools.  Outstanding home in fabulous community.  Amenities are not to be missed:  resort style, zero entry pool with slide, golf, tennis, marina, clubhouse/restaurant, lakeside pavilion, playground, rec house and much more.

Listing Details

Address:  1270 Fairway Ridge Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642

Price:  $439,000

MLS#:  07390649

Approx. Square Feet:  3000

Call The Vining Group at 706-816-1010 to arrange a showing.

2014 Year-End Regional Market Stats – Lake Oconee Area

Below are Regional Market Statistics for various locations within the Lake Oconee Area.  They are broken down into the number of active / sold  homes and land lots from January through the end of December 2014.

Please contact Jonathan and Alyce at any time for questions regarding the Lake Oconee Area real estate market.  The Vining Group stays up-to-date with the current market values, and would love to work with you whether you are buying or selling real estate.  Call us today!


For Sale: Well-Maintained Condo in Reynolds Plantation

This gorgeous and well-appointed terrace level unit in The Village at Lake Club Pointe has an open floor plan, perfect for entertaining.  The Great Room features a fireplace with built-ins, and the kitchen has a breakfast bar, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.  The dining area is conveniently located off of the kitchen and offers access to the covered patio.  Master Suite also has access to the covered patio and boasts a walk-in closet and private bath, complete with jetted tub, separate shower and dual vanities.  This unit is being sold furnished.  Conveniently located near the Lake Club and marina.  Pedestrian trails pass by the building, providing miles of walking or biking throughout the community.  Enjoy all that Reynolds Plantation has to offer with golfing, boating, fishing, tennis, and so much more!

Listing Details

Address: 1010A Portage Trail, Greensboro, GA 30642

Price: $315,000

MLS#: 07381202

Square Feet: 1509

Call The Vining Group at 706-816-1010 to schedule a showing.

Market Update – December 2014 in Review

This gorgeous Lake Oconee lakefront estate is nestled in a gated golf community and sold for $1.8 Million in December 2014.

This past year ended with 51 total real estate transactions in the month of December for the Lake Oconee Area.  This was a substantial increase from last year, as there were only 31 total real estate transactions in December 2013.  Three of the properties sold in December 2014 were over $1 Million, two of which were lakefront homes and one lakefront land lot.  Despite the rush of the holiday season, 17 lakefront properties and 12 golf course properties sold.

Below is a breakdown of the Lake Oconee Area market for December 2014:

  • 28 homes were sold, half of them within the gated golf communities
    • 7 were on the lake with prices ranging from $390,000 to $1.8 million
    • 6 were on the golf course with prices ranging from $188,000 (townhome) to $589,000
    • Only one of the homes sold was Bank-Owned
  • 23 land lots were sold, 14 of which were in gated golf communities
    • 10 were on the lake with prices from $108,000 to $2 million
    • 6 were on the golf course with prices from $60,000 to $200,000
    • Four of the land lots sold were Bank-Owned

Based on the real estate transactions of December 2014, the upcoming 2015 year is looking to be prosperous!  Contact The Vining Group and let us assist you in finding you and your family the perfect Lake Oconee property.  If you are interested in selling your Lake Oconee Area property, ask us for a FREE Comparative Market Analysis, and let us share how our extensive marketing strategies can work for you!


Gorgeous Lakefront Parcel in Desirable Section of Reynolds Plantation

If you are looking for a peaceful lakefront parcel on which to build your dream home, then look no further!  This beautifully wooded lakefront lot is located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Reynolds Plantation’s desirable section, Montgomery Place, and is near the Creek Club Golf Course and Clubhouse.  Situated on a gentle slope to maximize your views of Lake Oconee, this home site can accommodate a variety of house plans and is perfect for a walk-out terrace level.  Peaceful and private setting with lots of mature timber.  Max Dock with lift and seawall are in place.  This lot offers direct access to the pedestrian trails that run along the banks of Lake Oconee for miles of walking or biking.  Conveniently located near the Route 44 entrance for easy access to I-20.  You will love the quiet and peaceful lake setting of this incredible home site.  A Golf Membership is available.

View of Lot                                                   Main Lake Views

Max Dock with Lift                                    Pedestrian Trails

Call The Vining Group at 706-816-1010 to arrange a showing!