Carmichael Farms Homes for Sale
Country living and Southern hospitality
Carmichael Farms is truly a gorgeous neighborhood. The craftsman style homes are large and luxurious, and the lots are good sized. Built by Fischer Homes, they are a bit of a departure from other neighborhoods in Hickory Flat.
The schools in the area are terrific, it’s close to lots of shopping, and an easy commute to Alpharetta yet with all the benefits of low Cherokee County taxes. Fulton County taxes are close to double what they are in Cherokee County.
How do you get here? Take I-575 to exit 16 and turn right on Hickory Flat Highway. Go about 5 miles and turn left onto East Cherokee. Carmichael Farms will be on your right as you approach Union Hill Blvd.
Schools assigned to Carmichael Farms
As usual in Hickory Flat, they're great!
The schools zoned for this neighborhood are Avery Elementary, which is kitty corner across the intersection from Carmichael Farms, Creekland Middle, and Creekview High. Creekland gets a 9 out of 10 on GreatSchools.org and Creekview High gets an 8.
A word about buying new construction – when buying a new home from the builder, most buyers don’t realize that they can and should have their own representation. The sales agent for Carmichael Farms’ new homes works for the builder and represents them as a client. That means the agent is looking out for the builder’s best interests – not yours.
There is NO COST TO YOU to hire your own Realtor®. This ensures that you have your own representation during what is probably the largest financial investment of your life. You’ll have someone to guide and advise you and look out for your best interests, all for free.
Another reason is that I show homes every day and I see what features buyers want in today’s market over and over again. One of the worst things that a buyer can do when choosing upgrades is to spend money needlessly on upgrades and improvements that may detract from the house’s value when it comes time to sell later down the road. A Realtor® can be objective and give you honest feedback on the upgrades you’re considering, instead of the builder’s sales agent who is going to be thrilled with all those upgrades because they increase the sales price of the house.
If you’ve never had a house built before you probably won’t know the process or the order of completion. A Realtor® assisting you can ease the stress by telling you the sequence of events so you’re not left wondering what’s happening with your house.
If you decide that you’d like to buy new home in Carmichael Farms, it would be a great idea to hire an experienced real estate agent. Luckily Fischer Homes understands the importance of having each side equally represented and they have no qualms about buyers bringing their own agents to their communities. Having a professional Realtor® working for you can save you money, time, and headaches.
Why live in the country?
Where do I start?!
Carmichael Farms is in an area nicknamed Hickory Flat, which is in the unincorporated area of Canton and Woodstock. I live in Hickory Flat and I love it! Why? Mainly because you can get a large piece of land along with your house. After living in many states where a .14 acre lot size was pretty typical, my husband and I were thrilled to be able to have some breathing room between our neighbors and ourselves. I mean, I love my neighbors but I don’t really need to pass them the salt from the kitchen window because the houses are so close together! In Carmichael Farms the typical lot size is about 1/2 to 3/4 of an acre. Big enough to have some privacy but not too hard to maintain.
I also love driving past farms on the way to the office each day. I pass cows, horses, sheep, and goats every single day. Yet the grocery store and other necessary businesses are just down the street. The subdivision has a junior Olympic pool, playground, and fitness center. The Gathering Center (aka clubhouse) has a huge fireplace and a screened porch.
And your dollar goes so far here! Know what $400,000 gets you in Alpharetta or downtown? Not much. Here if you spend $400,000 you’ll have a stunning home you’d be proud to have friends and family come visit.