The lifestyle in Jackson County is simple and easy – but it’s not too far from some of Georgia’s favorite destinations! Athens, Fort Yargo State Park, Chateau Elan – these are all nearby, and you can have it all in a new home at Jefferson Downs, Rockhaven Homes’ newest community here. These stylish two-story homes, starting in the $200s, put you in the town of Jefferson for a quiet day-to-day, and within reach of exciting attractions for great weekend trips. Read on and discover more about the life you can live in a new home in Jefferson, GA.
Public parks, local restaurants, and quaint features make Jefferson a cozy place to call home. First, Jefferson City Park has plenty for the family to enjoy, like sports fields, a playground, and a duck pond. Across the street is the Jefferson Memorial Stadium, with a football field, practice field, and track and field facilities. Downtown, you’ll find local gems like Cream and Shuga coffee – a cafe with delicious eats and friendly small-town service, or Revival Hall Taproom – a family-friendly wine and beer taproom that aims to serve as a living room for the whole community. Finally, there’s a special treasure hidden away in town for anyone who likes to fish – Jefferson City Lake is a great place to get away and bring in a catch or two.
Athens is just a short drive away for some excitement, night life, and plenty more! Downtown there’s a massive variety of restaurants and bars to enjoy. Beer lovers will find plenty of adventure as well with more than 5 working breweries to explore. Shopping downtown is equally exciting, with national brands and local boutiques to peruse for hours. And, the North Oconee River Greenway provides a long stretch of woodsy green space for a wonderful hike close to the city.
Finally, part of the fun of living away from the big city is getting outside! You have ample opportunities from Jefferson Downs, with Fort Yargo State Park and Chateau Elan both within driving distance. Fort Yargo State Park is an outdoorsy paradise, with a lake, beaches, trails, yurts, primitive campsites, and acres of beautiful wilderness – and the fort the park is named for of course. On the more civilised side, Chateau Elan is a meticulously manicured estate with a spa, winery, and world-class golf course.
A new home in Jefferson, GA lets you have the best of the city, rural luxury, rugged outdoors, and hometown comfort and charm – and in Jefferson Downs you can have it all starting in the $200s. Reach out to our agent here to schedule a tour and come see the homes for yourself. Plan a day out and explore the area, too – then you’ll see what makes Jefferson, Georgia such a special place to live.