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42 Waterside Ct, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 4 Baths: 8,652
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Georgian Highlands Sub Div: Description: Offering the very best in Mountain Living! This custom craftsman home is nestled on 3 private acres next to a clear water creek w/cascading waterfalls! Very spacious 5 bedroom, 4 full bath, 2 half bat ...more



357 Bryant Creek Rd, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 5 Baths: 5,645
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Bryant Creek Farms Sub Div: Description: Exquisite, original, & charming, this custom-built Victorian-style home is located in the heart of Ellijay just mi. from the highly desired historic downtown Blue Ridge on a spacious 10+ ac tract over ...more



107 Westwoods Dr, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 4 Baths: 3,338
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Westwoods Sub Div: Description: LIKE NEW traditional home, completely rebuilt in '07. French doors welcome you in to living rm w/ cozy FP & hardwds. Large upgraded kitchen w/ granite, lots of cabinets, stainless appliances, walk-in ...more



519 Southern Pines Dr, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 2 Baths: 2,240
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Everett Southern Sub Div: Description: Beautiful, peaceful, spacious home on a large 1.33 acre wooded lot with seasonal mountain views. It's located near town, shopping, restaurants and in a great neighborhood! This home features a master ...more



1030 Palisade Dr, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 3 Baths: 3,175
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Coosawattee River Resort Sub Div: Description: LIVE LARGE! 2-story 5-Bed 3-Bath home on finished basement in desirable Coosawattee River Resort. Stunning 2-story great room on main Dining area seats 12+. Open plan & free flow enhances gatherings . ...more



336 Fern Valley Rd, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 3 Baths:
Description: It's rare to find a traditional style home with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, and 2 acres that is not located in a HOA to begin with...But to find one that has one-level living, a large yard, and 2 master suit ...more



385 St Andrews Way, Ellijay, Georgia

8 Beds: 6 Baths: 5,536
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The Georgian Highlands Sub Div: Description: This is a one of a kind design & custom built by and for the original builder. Kitchen and breakfast area are large & a great place to gather. Sunsets are fantastic. Plenty of balcony space for grilll ...more



428 Choctaw Dr, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 3 Baths: 1,704
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Buckhorn Estates Sub Div: Description: Charming home in popular Buckhorn Estates with year round Mountain VIEW! You will love sitting on the big wrap around porch feeling the mountain breeze while taking in the VIEW, and enjoying the abund ...more



708 Indian Cave Rd, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 3 Baths: 3,731
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Blackberry Mountain Sub Div: Description: Listen to the Cartecay River flow by, watch the kayaks go by from the screened porch or the deck. Upgraded Electrical and new Pex Module Plumbing with Tankless Water Heater. Warm wood kitchen counters ...more



8644 Chatsworth Hwy, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 5 Baths: 6,134
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Description: Nestled on 12+ acres, this custom craftsman home is rich in character & detail. Perfect for those looking for land, a gorgeous home, room for animals/horses or just sit back and enjoy the beautiful sc ...more



76 Serenity Pl, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 4 Baths: 5,749
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Description: Two homes on 2.46 acres with a pond, tennis court, creek frontage ~ all bordering the National Forest. Unique Property Perfect for the Investor and/or Personal Enjoyment. Use one home for your family ...more



203 Ridgemont Dr, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 4 Baths: 5,562
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Ridgemont Sub Div: Description: Amazing Home on 7 ac assemblage with 1.5 acres fenced irrigated back yard. Five 1.5 ac gentle rolling lots with Amazing Views of the mountains in all directions ALL YEAR LONG! Minutes to everything. E ...more



249 Harold Pritchett Rd, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 3 Baths: 2,260
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Noah Woodring Estate Sub Div: Description: Check out the 3D TOUR! This SPACIOUS Custom Built beauty sits on 1.33 Acres. has just been renovated with brand new finishes; new paint, new floor, new granite counter-tops, new stainless steel appli ...more



691 Walker Ridge #2, Ellijay, Georgia

6 Beds: 3 Baths: 3,280
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Walker Ridge Sub Div: Description: This beautiful true log cabin sits on over 5 acres and overlooks the rushing waters of Harper's Creek. With 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, hardwood floors, full finished basement, metal roof, new appliances, se ...more



182 Whispering Oaks Dr, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 2 Baths: 4,842
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Whispering Oaks Sub Div: Description: All Brick property on 1.8 acres. Beautiful home w/ the custom details & quality you'd expect from a Stephen Fuller home. Featuring 4 fireplaces, custom built-in cabinetry, high ceilings w/ crown moldi ...more



4852 Chatsworth Highway, Ellijay, Georgia

6 Beds: 4 Baths:
Description: Major Price improvement! If you love peace and quiet, you must see this! 13 acres surrounded by forest, only 4 miles from town. Open concept with a rustic feel and gorgeous views over your own private ...more



352 Northwind Ln, Ellijay, Georgia

6 Beds: 6 Baths:
Description: An incredible mountain estate of 56.4 acres that will leave you breathless!! 6 bedroooms/6.5 baths. Immaculate home with long range mountain view/privacy. Gourmet kitchen, high end appliances, granite ...more



115 Berry Hill Rd, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 3 Baths: 3,899
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Description: Wonderful one level living home, located only 2.5 miles from downtown Ellijay! This large home features low maintenance vinyl siding, 2 car garage, a 1 year old metal roof & over 3 acres w/ a fenced g ...more



85 River, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 3 Baths: 3,307
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Description: This exquisite 4/5 bedroom 3 bath Folk Victorian home has been perfectly remodeled to an immaculate condition. Nestled in the heart of the sought after historic Ellijay, the quaint shops and local res ...more



363 Licklog Rd, Ellijay, Georgia

5 Beds: 3 Baths: 2,450
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Cartecay Sub Div: Description: Cartecay RIVERFRONT Cabin- 5 BR/3BA FULLY FURNISHED perfectly situated on a combined .90 acre lot with aprox 200ft River Front.Features large plank floors, floor to ceiling stone fireplace, numerous w ...more



Ellijay - Statistics and Home Trends

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$ 373,601




$ 55,776

Average Price
Land in Ellijay (346) $ 68,305


$ 329,987




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Currently there are 164 homes for sale and 346 vacant land for sale in Ellijay

Background, General Information and Weather in Ellijay, Georgia –

Ellijay is a city that can be found in Gilmer County, Georgia. Ellijay is also the county seat of Gilmer County. At the time of the 2010 census the population here was 1,619. Six years later in 2016 a non-census related poll was taken that showed that the population had only increased by 75 bringing the grand total of residents in Ellijay to 1,694. Back in 1832 Gilmer County was cut from Cherokee County then two years later in 1834 Ellijay became the county seat. Back during this time Ellijay was a small, remote mountain community up until the Marietta and Northern Georgia Railroad made its way here in 1884. When this happened, there was a boom in the timber industry, but the area remained mostly isolated for almost 100 years. In 1991 the Zell Miller Mountain Parkway was completed which helped make Ellijay a more well-known area. The name Ellijay comes from the Cherokee word “Elatseyi” which means “new ground.” There are other sources that claim it means “green place.” According to the United States Census Bureau, Ellijay located at the center of Gilmer County and is a total of 3.6 square miles with all of that being land. When it comes to the weather here in Ellijay it is categorized is as “Humid Subtropical.” This means that the summers here will be warm and somewhat muggy due to the humidity. The winters on the other hand will very cold and short. It is also partly cloudy here year-round. The temperature here varies greatly throughout the year. The winter months can see temperatures dip down to 18 degrees or less and the summer months can see temperatures soar up to 92 degrees. The hot season here lasts for a little less than four months. From the end of May until mid-September the daily average high is just about 80 degrees. The low for this time is 67 degrees. The warmest time of the year here is during the month of July when the daily average high is 87 degrees. The cool season on the other hand lasts for less than three months. From the end of November until almost the end of February the daily average high is around 56 degrees. The low for this time is 32 degrees. The coolest time of the year here is during the month of January. You can except to see close to 60 inches of rain per year here in Ellijay. This number is close to 20 inches higher than the national average of just under 40 inches. One of the perks of living here is that there is less than 4 inches of snow fall per year here despite the temperatures dropping to below the freezing mark for a decent part of the winter.

Apple Festival –
Gilmer County is known as the “Apple Capital of Georgia.” Every October there is an apple festival held here. The Georgia Apple Festival is held right here in Ellijay and has taken place every year since 1971. People come from all over the state of Georgia to this festival. There are over 300 vendors and exhibitors at this annual event. You will find everything from candles, woodwork, crafts, food and even a glass blowing exhibit. You can feast on things like apple fritters, apple pies and tons of other apple based confections. A large majority of the vendors for this event come from all over the Southeastern United States. There is also a parade and car show that are held in conjunction with the festival.

Education in Ellijay –
The Gilmer County School District is the school system your children will attend if you live in Ellijay. Within this school district there are three elementary schools. There is the “Ellijay Elementary School,” the “Ellijay Primary School” and the “Mountain View Elementary School.” There are two middles schools. “The Clear Creek Middle School” and the “Gilmer Middle School.” There is one high school within this district and that is the “Gilmer High School.” There is also one alternative school which is “Crossroads.”

Springer Mountain Area Hiking Trails –
Looking for some outdoor recreation in Ellijay? Look no further than the Springer Mountain Area Hiking Trails. This trail is located at Springer Mountain which is part of the Appalachian Trail. This 2,100 mile foot trail will lead you North to Maine and is open year round to the public. Here you can walk, hike or bike. This the perfect place to come to clear your mind after a stressful day at the office. If you were thinking of making the move out to Georgia and are looking for a small town vibe, make sure you check out Ellijay!

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Currently Ellijay has 511 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 05/20/2019. Of these properties, 164 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Ellijay, and 0 condos are for sale by their owners in Ellijay. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Ellijay, is $358,521, the average condo price in Ellijay, is $373,601. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $80. This is based the living area square footage.

Over the last year, there have been 1,394 of properties sold in Ellijay. Of these properties, 1,163 single family homes have sold by their owners in Ellijay, and 3 condos have sold by their owners in Ellijay. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Ellijay, is $276,631. Single family homes have been selling for 124 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Ellijay, is $234,222. Condos have been selling for 101 per square foot of living area.

The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Ellijay, are: Coosawattee (41 For Sale), Coosawattee River Resort (35 For Sale), Greystone (28 For Sale), Buckhorn Estates (26 For Sale), Falling Waters (24 For Sale), Ridge At Harrison Park (18 For Sale), Walnut Mountain (17 For Sale), None (6 For Sale), Carters Lake Estates (6 For Sale), Lakeland Estates (5 For Sale)

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This data up-to-date as of 05/20/2019