Cresswind Lake Lanier Floorplans a Hit with Active Adults

A new model park was recently unveiled at Cresswind at Lake Lanier, generating significant interest among active adult buyers. The Kolter Group’s popular resort-inspired active adult community adjacent to Lake Lanier held a ground breaking event for 11 new model homes on June 11, 2011. Upon completion, the model park will include over 30,000 square feet of professionally decorated homes for homebuyers to tour.

Approximately 200 people were on hand to witness the ground breaking and get a look at 11 new floor plans. Gainesville City Councilman, George Wangemann was in attendance and spoke to the group of attendees. Guests also enjoyed lunch and entertainment at the community.

Utilizing research results from 2,500 active adults, The Kolter Group designed these new homes specifically for today’s active adult buyer. Homes feature new elevations, paint colors and details aimed at creating a unique experience for homeowners at Cresswind at Lake Lanier.

“Kolter is proud of the work our team has done to create these beautiful new homes,” said Kolter Vice President, Bob Rademacher. “Obviously, we wanted to build something to enhance the community’s appeal among active adult buyers. Judging from the turnout at this ground breaking event, we’d say the new floor plans are a hit.”

Buyers at the community are certainly taking notice of the new floor plans. Since the plans were initially offered a month ago, four homes have already been sold.

The new homes at Cresswind at Lake Lanier include several features and customizable options. The 11 new floor plans range in size from 1,300 to 2,900 square feet. Homes have open kitchens that flow into the great room; large owner’s suites with oversized showers; and abundant storage space.

Plans offer options for basements, lofts and two-car garages with bonus space for storing golf carts. Homes also have flex space above the garage that can be used as a storage area or an additional bedroom and bath.

Just like all homes at Cresswind at Lake Lanier, the new plans are constructed using the company’s Comfort Home Design™ program, which ensures that homes are aesthetically pleasing and symmetrical. In addition, homes feature upgraded insulation and sealants and undergo a blower test to ensure energy efficiency. To ensure energy efficiency and guaranteed savings, homes are certified by “Right Choice” an energy savings program provided by Jackson EMC that offers three different warranties.

When completed, Cresswind at Lake Lanier will include 734 homes and 214 acres of preserved green space, along with a first-class amenity package. Homeowners can purchase private boat slips on Lake Lanier or use the community courtesy dock. A new $8 million, 36,000 square-foot clubhouse is being built at Cresswind at Lake Lanier, adding even more value to the community.

The community is located just 45 minutes from Atlanta near Lake Lanier, one of Georgia’s most popular recreational attractions and within a short drive of Chateau Élan Winery and Golf Resort, Mall of Georgia, Road Atlanta as well as top-rated restaurants and healthcare facilities.

To reach Cresswind at Lake Lanier from GA-400, go to the first light past exit 17 and turn right on Browns Bridge Road (GA 369). Go 13.1 miles. The entrance will be on your left. Look for the waterfall). From I-85 North, Take I-985 to exit 16 and turn left on Mundy Mill Road. Go 2.5 miles and turn right on McEver Road. Go 1.9 miles and take a left on Browns Bridge Road. The community entrance is ¼ mile on the right. For more information call 770-532-4926 or e-mail

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About The Kolter Group:
The Kolter Group LLC ( is a private investment firm focused on real estate development, investment and construction. Since 1993, Kolter, as both sponsor and operator, has entered into over $9 billion of real estate transactions across multiple asset classes and geographies. Kolter Homes, the home building company under The Kolter Group, LLC, currently offers adult living communities Victoria Gardens in Orlando, PGA Village Verano in Port St. Lucie; single-family homes at Canopy Creek in Palm City, Tres Belle and Lost River Plantation in Stuart, The Oaks in Hobe Sound and Paloma in Palm Beach Gardens. Townhomes are available at Paloma and urban condos in downtown West Palm Beach are available at Two City Plaza. Homes are prices from the $200,000s to over $1 million. Visit for a complete listing of communities and homes available.

One Response to “Cresswind Lake Lanier Floorplans a Hit with Active Adults”

  1. Alan King Says:
    October 25, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    Is there going to be a baseball field there? (softball)