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Ellijay Area Info

This page is dedicated to providing useful information about Ellijay real estate and is updated, frequently.

Ellijay is the county seat for Gilmer County. At one time the area was primarily agricultural and especially noted for its apple orchards. Although the county still produces more apples than any other in the Georgia, the area is now more diverse with people from all over choosing the area for their second home, for retirement, or for life-style driven relocation. The surrounding mountains (about 20 percent is National Forest) offer many outdoor recreation possibilities, such as hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, hunting, fishing, and boating.

East Ellijay is a separate town adjacent to Ellijay. It has its own mayor, police department, and local laws. East Ellijay’s more liberal pouring statutes have resulted in the attraction of more restaurants than any other nearby area.

Cherrylog (or Cherry Log) is a small community in the north end of Gilmer County, halfway between the towns of Ellijay and Blue Ridge.

The following information may help in Ellijay real estate.

For homes on the market in the Ellijay (Gilmer County) area, based on our local MLS database:

The median price of a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in good to excellent condition is $199,900.

The median price of 2 bedroom, 2 bath cabin in good to excellent condition is $199,900. For a year-round mountain view add about $25,000.

About 18 percent of homes now on the market in the Ellijay area are three years old or newer.

Construction materials are varied –
28 percent are frame with wood siding
23 percent are frame with log siding
21 percent are log
13 percent are frame with vinyl siding
10 percent are frame with concrete board
30 percent of homes have a metal roof.
65 percent of homes have basements.
Because there are many second home and cabins, only about half of homes have a garage or carport.
28 percent of homes receive water from a public utility. The rest get their water from private wells, community systems, or springs.
96 percent of homes have septic systems.
54 percent of homes are on a paved road.

Check back soon for updates and new information on lots and acreage.

For current market conditions for Ellijay real estate –

Ellijay Real Estate Market Conditions

To view MLS listings of homes in Ellijay and Gilmer County –

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