Cresswind at Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Georgia, is a tranquil gated community specifically designed for active adults aged 55 or better.

Cresswind at Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Georgia, is a tranquil gated community specifically designed for active adults aged 55 or better.

Set on the shores of one of Georgia’s largest recreational lakes, Cresswind at Lake Lanier is a community which welcomes active adults. Construction on this development began in 2007 and, upon completion, it will contain 734 single-family homes, a spacious clubhouse and many exciting amenities.

Resort-Style Indoor Amenities

The community’s social and recreational opportunities will largely center around The Club at Cresswind. This 36,000 square-foot clubhouse is designed with numerous amenities to support a healthy, active adult lifestyle. It will also be the meeting place for many social groups, classes, lectures and other community events. Cresswind at Lake Lanier residents have many chances to meet their neighbors, share like interests and form lasting friendships.

The Club at Cresswind’s planned amenities will support physical and social health, along with lifelong learning. The state-of-the-art fitness center features a selection of cardiovascular and strength-training equipment and an aerobics studio for fitness classes. There is even an indoor lap pool for residents who prefer to stay in shape with swimming or water aerobics.

The Club at Cresswind has been designed with many lounge areas and hobby or game rooms. There are billiards and card rooms, a library and a learning center complete with computers and WiFi access. The large ballroom and party rooms are the perfect settings for many different events, and the demonstration kitchen is well-equipped for gourmet cooking classes.

Resort-Style Outdoor Amenities

Cresswind’s outdoor amenities begin with its access to Lake Lanier. As one of the state’s largest recreational lakes, Lake Lanier has 692 miles of shoreline which is dotted with natural parks, picnic areas and pavilions. The Cresswind at Lake Lanier community is set along a wide finger of the lake, with direct access to the water, making it the prefect spot for boating, kayaking swimming, fishing or lakeside picnics.

Cresswind at Lake Lanier is clearly designed to take full advantage of its prime location. There is a marina to facilitate a day on the lake and residents can also purchase their own boat slips at a dock behind the clubhouse. An overlook pavilion with a cabana bar is a fabulous place to enjoy a scenic view or watch the sunset. There is even an outdoor amphitheater and event lawn which hosts many different forms of entertainment.

In addition to its lakeside attractions, Cresswind at Lake Lanier’s grounds offer many other outdoor activities. The lagoon-style pool will attract residents who want to cool off with a swim or relax on the deck to soak up some sun. There are extensive walking trails, a playground for visiting grandkids and sports courts for a variety of activities including tennis, pickleball, horseshoes and bocce ball.

Though Cresswind at Lake Lanier is still in development, the community will soon offer many exciting amenities. Today’s homebuyers can choose from a wide range of new construction homes, or watch for available resale homes. If you’re planning to retire in the Atlanta area, this may be a great time to check out Cresswind at Lake Lanier.