Fireworks and Family Fun 4th of July Celebration – Fourth Fest – Music – Food – Fireworks – Just down the road from The Canoe Club

The July 4th Holiday is more than just Fireworks. In Peachtree City it is a huge celebration. The 4th of July  parade begins at 9am on the southern end of Peachtree Parkway.  Floats, bands, acrobats, and plenty of candy and giveaways will fill the sides of the streets with spectators. Later in the day, there is a large outdoor festival called Fourth Fest with music, food, and games at City Hall plaza. Entertainment is free. It’s a great event to gather at while waiting for the fireworks to begin. Bring a lawn chair for an even better experience.  Fourth Fest precedes the massive fireworks display over Lake Peachtree to complete the evening.  Every year, the fireworks get better and better.  Get more info


While you are in the Fayette County area, stop by The Canoe Club in Fayetteville and check out an amazing community with an exceptional lifestyle.  The Canoe Club offers a lifestyle that is friendly neighborhood with wonderful amenities.  Imaging enjoying the 5,500 square foot Nantucket-inspired Lake Cottage overlooking the lakes with a large gathering room, sunroom, catering kitchen and coffee bar with the bird’s eye view above. Be in place to enjoy the four-lane lap pool next summer ,enjoy a game of tennis on the lighted tennis courts or just enjoy the lakeside wharf dock and canoe storage plus a 24 hour fitness center.  With a lifestyle that is meant to love, come home to over 600 picturesque acres and 2 spectacular freshwater lakes, Menawa and SenoyaTake a peek at the community video here. 

The area is active with community events, great shopping, history or if you get excited thinking about all the stars in the Fayetteville area,  Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios are around five miles from Fayetteville and offers a huge opportunity for those who would like to take up with the film industry or just rub elbows with the celebrities coming through Fayetteville.

Is this an affordable time to purchase your new home?

According to “With both home prices and mortgage rates increasing this year, many are concerned about a family’s ability to purchase a major part of the American Dream – its own home. However, if we compare housing affordability today to the average affordability prior to the housing boom and bust, we are in much better shape than most believe.

In Black Knight’s latest monthly Mortgage Monitor, they revealed that in the vast majority of the country, it is actually more affordable to purchase a home today than it was between 1995 to 2003 when looking at mortgage payments (determined by price and interest rate) as compared to incomes. Home prices are up compared to 1995-2003, but mortgage rates are still much lower now than at that time. Today, they stand at about 4.5%. ”  Read full article.

Children living in The Canoe Club will attend Fayette County schools, one of the highest ranked school systems in the state of Georgia. The community is within easy walking distance to Cleveland Elementary and Bennett’s Mill Middle School, which were recently recognized by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement. High school students will attend Fayette County High School (another Blue-Ribbon School of Excellence). As well as the fine public schools there are many private schools to consider.

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From Atlanta: Take I-85 South to Exit 61, Peachtree City/Fairburn. Turn left on GA Highway 74 and travel approximately 2.5 miles. Turn left onto Sandy Creek Road and travel 6.5 miles to GA Highway 54. At GA Highway 54, turn right and travel approximately 3/4 mile. Turn left on Huiet Drive and travel approximately 1/2 mile to the entrance of The Canoe Club. Follow the community signs to the Lake Cottage and Sales Center. Sales Center – contacts:

Verkina Parrish – 770-846-8004
Kristen Cunningham – 770-843-1390

Sales handled by Berkshire Hathaway HomeService – Georgia Properties – New Homes Division.  All information is believed accurate but is not warranted.  Subject to errors and omissions.