Active Adult Communities

The Wonders of Living in an Award-Winning Community – Cresswind at Lake Lanier

April 16, 2013 • Fenny Peiffer


Cresswind at Lake Lanier is an age-restricted, gated, active adult community located in Gainesville, Georgia. The community is nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains and residents, at this community, live in proximity to downtown Atlanta. With acres of preserved greenery and direct lake access, this is a community which provides the peace and tranquility which many retirees require. This community was ranked among the top 10 most affordable communities for retirees by AARP magazine. Furthermore, this community was recently named the 50+ Housing Community of the Year by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association. So, it is no wonder that residents of this community simply love their action packed lives at Cresswind.

About the Community

This award-winning community is considered a haven for many active 55+ seniors. With picturesque sceneries, the wonder of Lake Lanier and wide expanse of greenery, this is a community that deserves every award it has ever received. The community features 734 single-family detached homes priced between $190,000 and $400,000. There are four styles of homes to choose from, named the Gaines Collection, the Hall Collection, the Lanier Collection and the Willow Collection. The Gaines Collection is the most affordable with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage and Great room. Other collections feature 2 – 3 bedrooms with options for a 3rd, 2 – 3 baths, with options for a 3rd, library, sunrooms, breakfast nooks and many more features depending on the floor area of each home. Inside the homes, you will find various features that make these homes luxurious and worth every penny you pay. For example, the kitchens feature granite counters, Moen 50/50 Lancelot under mount sink, Moen Monticello faucet with sprayer and many more features while bathrooms contain oversized showers with Moen Branford chrome faucets etc.

Amenities at Cresswind

Cresswind at Lake Lanier amenities are much more than those offered by many other community. Everything you need for an active and pleasant life can be found at the 40,000 square foot clubhouse spanning three flours. This clubhouse provides you first-class entertainment and amenities, such as, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, gourmet kitchen, fitness center, arts and crafts room and grand ballroom and many more. This is certainly the place to be if you wish to enjoy the serenity and peace offered by the lake front-living lifestyle. You can sit at the upper deck terraces and take in the beautiful views with a glass of iced tea and a few friends around you. If you like walking in the early morning or evening hours and listen to the sounds of nature, you can do so on any of the many walking trails provided just for this purpose. A game of tennis? Why not? Spa treatment? That too is available to you. As you can see, living in an award-winning community does have its perks.

About the Builder

Cresswind at Lake Lanier is a Kolter Homes community. Kolter Homes is a premier builder headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida. They are committed to building you not just houses, but homes that you can live in luxury and comfort for many decades. This home builder ensures that when they build a home, they don’t just do so; they build your dreams. With Kolter Homes, you can be sure that your home is durable, high in quality and value for money.

Now you know all about the wonders of living in an award-winning community. Why not take a look at this community and consider it as your retirement home. You will not regret your decision. If you wish for more information about this community, visit®.

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