Interior view of a living room in model home at The Overlook at Old Atlanta in Suwanee, Georgia

The amenities are now open at The Overlook at Old Atlanta.

The reasons for living in an active adult community are as diverse as the people who call these neighborhoods home. An active social scene, low-maintenance homes, and single-level living are chief among these. However, most 55+ homebuyers agree that it's the amenities that truly make a community shine.

Atlanta area builder Jim Chapman Communities began construction on The Overlook at Old Atlanta in Suwanne, Georgia in 2016, and homes have been selling briskly ever since. Now, the builder has announced amenities have opened which is sure to drive more interest to this already highly desirable community. The news is also a boon to homeowners, who have been eagerly awaiting the grand opening of the clubhouse and outdoor amenities.

New Amenities

The clubhouse sits near the center of this 128-home community, and it's sure to be the social center of the neighborhood. Inside, there's an exercise room, a kitchen, a lounge, and a social room which will no doubt be the site of holiday parties, community get-togethers, and game day watch parties.

The slate of amenities continues outdoors with a pool and full outdoor patio. Like most active adult communities, residents can enjoy lounging poolside with friends on warm summer days. For the racquet sports enthusiast, there are two courts that will serve both tennis and pickleball players. Four-legged friends aren't left out either; a dog park rounds out the outdoor clubhouse amenities.

New Homes

While new homes are still available in this community, they are selling fast due to the attractive combination of home design, amenities, and location. Plans call for 128 attached and single-family homes that range in size from 2,270 to 3,354 square feet. Huge master suites, spacious kitchens, and flexible indoor/outdoor living space are common in all floor plans.

Suwanee and the surrounding area are becoming a popular destination for active adult homebuyers. With Lake Lanier to the northeast and Atlanta to the southeast, the area is ideal for those looking for the best of both worlds. Outdoor recreation at the lake is only about a 20-minute drive away, making it easy to enjoy fishing, boating, or the numerous golf and resort options. For a taste of the big city, you can easily drive to Atlanta which is about 30 miles away.

A Standout Community

The Overlook at Old Atlanta is already a standout 55+ community in Suwanee. Now that the amenities, including an expansive clubhouse, have opened to residents, there’s even more reason to be excited about this community that now has it all: thoughtfully designed modern homes, an ideal location, and the amenities that active adult homebuyers look for when shopping for a new home.