Oconee County GA Real Estate

Oconee County, GA real estate comes in as many architectural styles, types and sizes as the folks that make up this sunny corner of Georgia. Whether you’re moving up or down, whether you’re a family with young kids or empty nesters, and whether you’d prefer a historic home or a brand new one, you won’t run out of choices when it comes to Oconee County, Georgia real estate.

Once a mainly agricultural community, Oconee is now evolving into a primarily residential community where a rise in number of planned neighborhoods has, in turn, given rise to a wider range of available housing options, most of which are of the highest quality.   Long time residents of Oconee County have always known that their county is among the best.  The Progressive Farmer, in 2006, 2007, and 2009, named Oconee County, Georgia among the “Best Places in Rural America” and “Best Places to Raise a Family.”  In 2006 and 2011, Georgia Trend Magazine awarded Oconee the “Georgia County of Excellence Award”.  Oconee County schools have repeatedly been recognized for their excellence.  Both of the public high schools have made Newsweek’s ranking of America’s Best High Schools.  This designation places them in the top six percent of schools in the nation according to Newsweek.  Several county schools have been recognized by the Governor’s Office for achievement, and four have been named Georgia Schools of Excellence in the last five years.  The county’s close proximity to The University of Georgia provides not only a major employer for its residents, but also a chance for retirees to continue their education well into their retirements with programs such as OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.  Oconee County is an idyllic setting for your new home, whether you are looking to raise a family, or want to enjoy your retirement.

With its motto of “a great place to live, work, and play”, Oconee County is in high demand. Realtor Jerry Craig has the unique perspective of having been raised in the area and would be happy to help you find your new home in Oconee County.   Give him a call today at 706-202-0335 for more information.