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4 Family Friendly North Fulton Summer Activities

It’s the middle of July, which means August and the start of the school year are right around the corner. Before the kids head back to school, we encourage you to make the most of these last few weeks of summer. Here are 4 family friendly North Fulton County summer activities to take advantage of before the start of school.

Activities and Entertainment at Avalon

Avalon is a hub for many great local activities in Alpharetta. In addition to shopping and dining, you’ll also find a variety of events and entertainment here for the whole family. Every Tuesday, you can bring your preschooler to Avalon for their Little Acorns program. From 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, they will enjoy a variety of activities such as story time, face painting visits from their favorite characters, and more. Then on Friday night, you can bring the whole family to Avalon for Avalon Nights Live. Here you can sing and dance the night away to live music from Atlanta area artists.

History Walk-Through at the Roswell Fire Museum

The Roswell Fire Museum is open every day from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The museum houses several historical artifacts that help tell the history of the Roswell Volunteer Fire Department. One of the artifacts you will see at the museum is a 1947 Ford American LaFrance Pumper. The museum also has a firetruck that you can explore during your visit.

Outdoor Fun at Old Mill Park

Located in Roswell, Old Mill Park is the perfect place to spend a fun-filled day outdoors. Here you can walk the trails to the waterfall created from the damming of Vickery Creek. Similarly, you can walk across the covered bridge and view the ruins of the only mill building to survive the Civil War. There are also several spots along the trails ideal for taking a break and enjoying a picnic.

Roswell Summer Puppet Series

Next week is the last week of the Summer Puppet Series at the Cultural Arts Center. Shows take place every day of the week at a cost of $5 per person. The show “Cardboard Explosion!” finishes out their summer rotation.

Enjoy the Last Weeks of Summer!

Wherever you choose to spend these last weeks of summer, we hope you enjoy quality time with your family. If you take advantage of these family friendly North Fulton County summer activities, make sure to visit one of our new home communities nearby. If you’re looking to move into the area, we have homes available now at Blue Valley, Hearthstone, and Northpoint Forest.

See these well-appointed homes available now at Northpoint Forest in Milton GA

Come Tour Well-Appointed Homes Available Now at Northpoint Forest

If you’re in the market for a new home in Milton, Georgia, look no further than Northpoint Forest. Northpoint Forest is a tranquil community located in a wonderful forested area of north Fulton County. With only 34 one-acre plus homesites, this community enclave provides you with plenty of space for peace and privacy. Take a look at the three well-appointed homes available now at Northpoint Forest.

New homes currently available and selling fast in Northpoint Forest

Rockwell | Model for Sale

This stunning model home at Northpoint Forest is situated on a corner lot with more than an acre of land. The well-appointed Rockwell plan has 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. With gorgeous interior and exterior features, you’re sure to fall in love with this home. The interior features include brick accents throughout the first floor as well as hardwood wall and ceiling accents in the master bedroom among many others. Tour this home today and ask for current pricing details before it’s gone.

Rockwell floor plan available now at Northpoint Forest

Rockwell | Move-In Ready

This beautiful home is move-in ready and includes $15,000 in personal upgrades. Also a Rockwell floor plan, this home has 5 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms. The gourmet kitchen in this home has beautiful subway tile backsplash, as well as granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Upstairs, there is a loft area at the top of the stairs along with the master and secondary bedrooms. Located on a one-acre corner lot, you will have plenty of room to enjoy time outdoors in your own private yard.

Come Tour Well-Appointed Homes Available Now at Northpoint Forest

Rosehill III | Under Construction

Located on a one-acre lot, this home is currently under construction and estimated to be complete in September. Our Rosehill III floor plan, this home has 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. When you walk in the front door, you will be able to see all the way to the vaulted keeping room. There is a bedroom on the main for guests. The oversized master bedroom on the second floor has a separate sitting room and luxurious master bath.

Schedule Your Tour today

With its prime location in Milton, GA, residents of Northpoint Forest have easy access to several area attractions. Nearby GA-120 and Highway 19 can be used to travel to Big Creek Greenway, Historic Roswell, and the Chattahoochee Nature Center. To learn more about these well-appointed homes available now at Northpoint Forest, contact our sales counselor Paula Dicioccio online or by phone at (470)719-9931.

Fun Summer Events Near Cherokee County New Home Communities

Fun Summer Events Near Cherokee County New Home Communities

There’s always something fun to do near Sharp Residential communities, especially in Cherokee County. In both Canton and Woodstock, there are several family-friendly summer activities to take advantage of this summer. Here are some of the fun summer events and activities to enjoy near our Cherokee County new home communities.

Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are the ideal place to buy fresh, local produce. Not only do you support local farmers within your community, but you can enjoy time spent with family, friends, and neighbors. Two popular Cherokee County farmers markets are located in Canton and Woodstock.

Canton Farmers Market

The Canton Farmers Market is open every Saturday through October 27. Head to Cannon Park from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm to buy local produce and homemade treats. The farmers market also features live music, cooking demonstrations, and kids activities.

Woodstock Farmers Market

Now in its 10th year, the Woodstock Farm Fresh Market is open every Saturday through December. Because vendors are required to grow at least 85% of their product, you can rest easy knowing it is locally grown.

Live Music

Who doesn’t love an evening of listening to live music? Especially during the summer months, this has become a regular occurrence in several communities. One musical event to take advantage of this summer is Canton First Fridays. Every first Friday of the month through October, head to downtown Canton from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. There will be live music, a car show, and a variety of food vendors.

Movie Night

Watching an outdoor movie is the perfect way to spend a night of quality time with your family this summer. In Cherokee County, you can head to either Canton or Woodstock throughout the summer. Both Movies in the Park programs are part of Georgia Movies in the Park. Canton Movies in the Park is held at Browns Park in downtown Canton. Woodstock Movies in the Park takes place at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater. You can bring lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks to both events to sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.

Nearby Cherokee County New Home Communities

We have two beautiful new home communities near all of these fun, family-friendly events happening this summer. There is a new phase now selling at Harmony on the Lakes in Holly Springs. It includes 3 to 5 bedroom homes in a neighborhood with stunning amenities including a lake, pool, and tennis courts. In Woodstock, Olde Heritage is a conservation community of 4 to 5 bedroom homes. We look forward to seeing you at one these Cherokee County communities this summer!

Come Home to Olde Heritage in Woodstock

Olde Heritage is a breathtaking community of well-appointed homes in Woodstock, Georgia. As a conservation community, you will love the over-sized wooded homesites throughout this neighborhood. Here you will also find a selection of 4 and 5 bedroom homes ranging from 2,700 to 4,200+ square feet. So, you’re sure to find a home that fits your family’s life and style at Olde Heritage.

Exquisite Home Design

Each Sharp Residential home at Olde Heritage includes unique, expertly crafted interior details. Here is a glimpse at some of the details found in our model home.

Dining room and formal living room at Olde Heritage

You’ll enjoy both a formal dining room and formal living room in many of the floor plans offered at Olde Heritage. These rooms provide the perfect setting for entertaining and enjoying a nice meal.

Gourmet kitchen at Olde Heritage

Our gourmet kitchens are designed to enable you to create the culinary masterpieces of your dreams. With ample counter space and cabinets, you’ll have the space you need to make everything from snacks for the kids to meals for a large gathering.

Elegant great room at Olde Heritage

A signature feature of many Sharp Residential homes is our bowed wall of windows in the great room. Another feature you’ll find in our great rooms is a fireplace available in a variety of finishes. Additionally, optional built-in shelving and cabinetry are also available.

Spacious master suite and sitting area at Olde Heritage

You’re sure to love the master suites in these homes. With a spacious bedroom and sitting area, you’ll have more than enough room for both rest and relaxation.

Master bathroom at Olde Heritage

The master bathrooms in these homes include a separate shower and soaking tub. Each master suite is also equipped with an oversized walk-in closet.

Neighborhood Amenities

Olde Heritage offers residents a variety of luxurious community amenities. During the hot summer months, you will enjoy the Jr. Olympic swimming pool and pool house. The community also offers tennis courts and a playground. The neighborhood also offers stunning scenic views. With nearly 20-acres of heavily forested land, Olde Heritage is the premier community to call home in Woodstock.

Schedule Your Tour Today

Come and tour the expertly crafted homes of Olde Heritage today. To schedule your tour, you can fill out our Olde Heritage contact form or call Sales Counselor Krisa Patronis at (770) 592-3272. In the meantime, you can also view our homes available now. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Avalon Series Now Available at LakeHaven

We are excited to announce the opening of a new phase at LakeHaven in Cumming. This phase will feature our Avalon Series of floor plans. Priced from the $280’s, this phase of new homes will certainly showcase the timeless architecture Sharp Residential is known for in North Atlanta. Here is a quick look at a few of the floor plans that are available from the Avalon Series.

Three Bedroom Floor Plans

There are two 3-bedroom floor plans in the Avalon Series. The Bellmeade offers 1,962 square-feet and has two full baths. A master-on-main plan, it is available in three elevations. The standard elevation has 3 bedrooms, while two optional elevations allow for a fourth bedroom. The Elizabeth is the second 3-bedroom floor plan. It starts at 2,382 square-feet and has 2.5 baths. Available in two elevations, there is a spacious kitchen overlooking the breakfast area and great room. The owner’s suite and two secondary bedrooms are on the second floor along with a loft area.

Four Bedroom Floor Plans

The Avalon Series offers two 4-bedroom floor plans at LakeHaven. These include the Kendall, at 2,576 square-feet, and the Wellbourne at 2,820 square-feet. Both have gourmet chef’s kitchens overlooking the breakfast room and fireside great room. The Wellbourne also has a formal dining room and living room on the main floor. The owner’s suite and three secondary bedrooms are located on the second floor in both floor plans, along with the laundry room.

Five Bedroom Floor Plans

We have two 5-bedroom floor plans from the Avalon Series available at LakeHaven. The Springfield is a 2,639 square-feet plan, while the Richmond is slightly larger at 2,708 square-feet. They both offer spacious kitchens open to the breakfast area and great room on the first floor. The main floor of both home plans also has a formal dining room, two-story foyer, as well as a bedroom and full bath. Upstairs on the second floor is the owner’s suite along with three secondary bedrooms.

Tour LakeHaven Today

Alongside the gorgeous, well-appointed homes of the new Avalon Series, you will enjoy the community’s luxurious amenities. View the available homes at LakeHaven, or contact us today with any questions.

Only 8 Lots Remaining at Hearthstone in Alpharetta

Only 8 Homes Remaining at Hearthstone in Alpharetta

If you’re in the market for a new home in Fulton County, then right now is the perfect time to come tour the beautiful community of Hearthstone. Within minutes of downtown Alpharetta, Avalon, and GA 400, Hearthstone has quickly become a sought-after new home community in the area. This neighborhood boasts our signature amenities, including a Junior Olympic pool and ALTA facility tennis courts. Since there are only five homesites and three available homes remaining, this community is sure to sell out. Here are some current details on the three homes available today.

Rockwell elevation for Hearthstone floorplan available


The Rockwell floor plan is a beautiful 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom floor plan. The first floor of this home has an open concept living area that includes the gourmet kitchen, breakfast area, and 2-story great room. The formal dining room and living room are situated on either side of the foyer upon entrance to the home. Down the hallway, you will find a bedroom and full bathroom.

Upstairs on the second floor, you’ll find the luxurious owner’s suite, equipped with a spacious sitting area. The owner’s en-suite bathroom includes both an oversized shower and luxury bathtub. It also has an additionally convenient entryway to the laundry room. There are three secondary bedrooms on the second floor, one which has its own bathroom, and two that are connected by a jack-and-jill bathroom.

Hearthstone Home Plan


The spacious Hearthstone home plan is the largest in this community. Boasting 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. This home offers gorgeous 4-sided brick and stone exteriors that complement the archway detailing above the windows and on the front porch. The main floor of this stunning home includes both a formal living room and dining room at the entrance to the home. The open living area includes the kitchen overlooking the breakfast area and 2-story great room. There is also a guest suite and full bath on the first floor, perfect for visiting friends or family.

The second floor of the Hearthstone home plan houses the owner’s suite with a sitting area. You’ll enjoy an oversized shower and separate tub, and a spacious walk-in closet. The second floor also has three secondary bedrooms, each with their own walk-in closets and bathrooms.

Rosebriar floor plan elevation - available in Hearthstone


The Rosebriar is a stunning 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home plan. On the first floor of this home, you’ll find a gourmet kitchen overlooking the breakfast area, keeping room, and 2-story great room. Alongside a formal dining room and living room, there is also a bedroom and private bathroom on the main floor.

The luxurious owner’s suite on the second floor has a spacious sitting room. The owner’s bath has a separate shower and luxury bath, as well as separate his and hers closets. On the second floor, there are also three secondary bedrooms, one with its own bathroom and two connected by a jack-and-jill bathroom.

Find Your New Home at Hearthstone

With just five lots and three available homes left, now is the perfect time to visit and explore this stunning community. Contact us now if you’re interested in one of the currently available homes.

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Shop Local at These Fulton County Farmers Markets

One of the best places to find fresh herbs, meats, and produce is right in your own backyard. With the arrival of April, we also welcome back local farmers markets. There are several products available for you to purchase at your local farmers market. These include fresh meat and produce, as well as herbs and flowers.  Here are a couple farmers markets in Fulton County to check out this spring.

Why Buy Local?

From purchasing produce during its peak season to meeting the people growing the food, there are several reasons to buy local. Buying locally grown and raised food benefits both you and the farmers. You benefit because you get fresh herbs, meats, and produce from people in your community. For instance, produce is typically fresher at a farmers market because it is picked closer to the day of the market. For the farmers, selling locally can also yield higher return because they don’t have to ship the food hundreds of miles away.

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Alpharetta Farmers Market

The Alpharetta Farmers Market opens for the season in two weeks on Saturday, April 14. The market is open every Saturday through November from 8:30 am until 1:00 pm. Here you will find more than 25 local vendors. You will enjoy a wide selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats, as well as garden flowers and herbs. There are also a variety of homemade baked goods, homemade sauces or preserves, as well as raw honey.

Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market

Take a trip to the Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market starting on Saturday, April 14 from 8:00 pm to 12:00 pm. The Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market is located behind City Hall. The market offers a wide selection of vendors from local farmers and restaurants to artisans in various trades. Throughout the year, the market is also host to a variety of special events and celebrations.

Beautiful home at nearby Sharp Residential community

Tour Nearby Sharp Residential Homes

Spending a day at your local farmers market is a great way to spend time with family, friends, and other people in your community. During your trip to these local Fulton County farmers market, take some time to stop by one of our nearby communities. We have several homes available now in North Fulton County.

Liberty Park townhomes by Sharp Residential near Midtown Atlanta area

Townhomes Selling Fast at Liberty Park

Find your new home at Liberty Park. This gorgeous townhome community is located minutes from Midtown Atlanta. Since released to market, half of the current inventory has already sold. This gated neighborhood features amenities including a community pool and dog park. If you are a young professional looking for a new home near Midtown, Liberty Park is the perfect place for you.

Come See Our Decorated Model

The townhomes for sale at Liberty Park are available in our Saratoga floor plan. It offers a layout of 3 bedrooms with 3.5 bathrooms. These 3-story craftsman style townhomes are priced from the mid $200’s. Their spacious floor plans are perfect for entertaining guests. The first floor is comprised of a front-entry garage, bedroom, and bathroom. On the second floor, you will find the living room, kitchen, dining room, and half bath. The third floor of these townhomes includes the master bedroom and bathroom, as well as a laundry room and third bedroom and bathroom. Here’s a sneak peek inside a few of the rooms at our decorated model.

Dining area in model home at Liberty Park

Kitchen in Townhome at Liberty Park

Bedroom in townhouse at Liberty Park

More to Explore in Atlanta

While you’re sure to love living in a beautiful home at Liberty Park, you’ll enjoy its location even more. This neighborhood is conveniently located near several Atlanta hotspots. Popular nearby attractions include Atlantic Station and Piedmont Park.

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Atlantic Station

At nearby Atlantic Station, you’ll enjoy having easy access to a variety of shopping retailers. Popular retailers located at Atlantic Station include the Atlanta Falcons Team Store, IKEA, and Z Gallerie. There are also several dining options for you to choose from while you’re there. Be sure to check the calendar frequently for events taking place at the station throughout the year.

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Piedmont Park

When you feel the urge to spend some time outdoors, head to Piedmont Park. The park has more than 200 acres of green space. Here you’ll find plenty of opportunities for sightseeing as well as fitness and exercise. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution named Piedmont Park dog park one of the best dog parks in the city. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a day outside in the city with your furry friend. If you enjoy shopping for local goods and produce, make sure to stop by the Green Market, which opens at the end of this month. The market will be open every Saturday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm through mid-December.

Contact Us Today

If convenient in-town living is what you desire, the luxurious townhomes at Liberty Park are perfect for you. To learn more about Liberty Park, view the community page and then contact Krisa Patronis or call (404)500-2893.

New homes currently available and selling fast in Northpoint Forest

New Homes Currently Available in Northpoint Forest

Homes are selling fast at Northpoint Forest, located in the equestrian and highly prestigious community of Milton, GA. Tucked away in a heavily wooded, scenic, and tranquil environment, Northpoint Forest is a community of 34 one-acre plus homesites. Quickly becoming one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in North Fulton County, you’ll enjoy peaceful living with convenient access to restaurants, shopping centers, and attractions throughout metro Atlanta via US-19.

Stunning Home Plans

Priced from the high $400’s, the homes of Northpoint Forest boast classic and timeless architecture. Our currently available homes include the Oxford, Rockwell, and Rosehill III home plans.

The Oxford Floor plan at Northpoint Forest

Oxford Plan

The Oxford home plan is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom master on the main model. This gorgeous home has a beautiful owner’s suite with oversized walk-in closet. Other popular features include a chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances and flush island countertop, separate formal dining room and breakfast area, and a large 2-story great room with our signature bowed wall of windows.

Rockwell home plan at Northpoint Forest

Rockwell Plan

Our model home, the Rockwell, has recently been released to the market at a new reduced price. The spacious 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom floor plan is complemented by a roomy 3 car side-entry garage and a full daylight basement. This home has several luxurious finishes including stone, brick, and hardwood accents throughout the home, sliding barn doors, artisan-style light fixtures, and much more. The stunning master suite has a designated sitting area and spacious walk-in closet featuring a wall of windows.

Rosehill III floor plan at Northpoint Forest

Rosehill III Plan

The 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom Rosehill III home plan currently available is situated on a 1-acre lot. This home has several unique features, including a keeping room off the gourmet kitchen with oversized island. The main floor of this home also boasts a comfortable 2-story great room, formal dining room, and separate living room, as well as a 5th bedroom that is perfect for guests.

Schedule Your Appointment Today

Tours of the available homes at Northpoint Forest are now available by appointment only. If you are interested in more information or would like to schedule an appointment to tour the community, please call our local sales counselor Paula Dicioccio at (470)719-9931 or request more information using the Northpoint Forest contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.

2018 Home Design Trends

2018 Home Design Trends

Your homes aesthetic is so much more than the decor you choose to adorn your walls or the furniture that fills each room. The architectural and structural components of your home lay the foundation, and in 2018 these elements are also making a statement. Read on and look out for these trends in our Sharp Residential communities across North Atlanta.

Ample Cabinetry

2018 Home Design Trend Heavy Cabinetry

If you spend a lot of time in your kitchen, you know the never-ending struggle of not having enough storage space. Luckily, having ample kitchen cabinetry is an emerging trend that we anticipate will stick around for many years to come. Along with having more cabinetry in the kitchen, you can also expect to see more people featuring gray, cream, and wood grain cabinetry as opposed to the traditional white. With a variety of styles and finishes available, you’re sure to find the perfect selection for your new home.

Intricate Ceilings

2018 Home Design Trend Intricate Ceilings

Move aside flat ceilings, and make way for exposed beams, decorative tray ceilings, and beautiful coffered ceilings. From the living room to the dining room, and the study to the bedroom, we are seeing more intricate ceilings being used throughout the home. This beautiful wooden tray ceiling at one of our homes in Northpoint Forest is the perfect example of how a unique twist can change the appeal of the entire room.

Large Tile

2018 Home Design Trend Large Tile

As seen in this gorgeous master bathroom in one of our homes at Blue Valley, large tile is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after features for bathrooms. Not only is the larger tile aesthetically pleasing, it is also more functional. With less grout, it is easier to install and maintain.

Natural Elements

2018 Home Design Trend Natural Elements

From exposed brick to stone, concrete, and granite, natural materials have made their way into home interior design, and we don’t expect them to leave anytime soon! Like this gorgeous stone wall in one of the dining rooms of our Northpoint Forest community, natural materials add charm and unique personality to your home that will stand the test of time.

We’re Here to Help

We understand that a lot goes into making design choices for your new home. That’s why we have a team of professionals at our Design Center who can help you through every step of the process to pick out the perfect finishes for every room in your home. Since 1991, we’ve been building homes across North Atlanta to fit our home buyers preferences and lifestyles. Take a look at our available homes or contact us today.