New community offers carefree lifestyle
As the fastest growing county in Georgia and with some of the
most vibrant historic small cities and plenty of rural and natural
beauty, Cherokee County is attracting many retirees and empty
nesters, as well as families who are turning their sights on the
For those looking for a carefree lifestyle with abundant amenities
and low maintenance, but not in an age-restricted environment, the
new Idylwilde community in Hickory Flat has plenty to offer.
The heart of the community is its acres of green space with
streams and ponds, as well as the walking trails, which offer plenty
of opportunity for outdoor living.
“Anyone who wants a low maintenance lifestyle would love
Idylwilde, but especially those who want a master on main or ranch
plan,” Idylwilde Community Sales Manager Amy Turcotte said.
“Not having to do any lawn care, and having a wonderful amenity
package with flat level sidewalks on both sides of the street, walking
trails, pickle ball, firepit, community garden, and yoga/wellness
room in the clubhouse, plus a resort style pool with fantastic
The neighborhood features beautiful modern farmhouse designs
and lots of floor plans with three to six bedrooms, according to
“Idylwilde was very specifically architecturally crafted, with
modern farmhouse plans, reminiscent of various farmhouse eras
with predetermined color palettes and having a gated entrance,”
Turcotte said. “We work with a landscape architect for our
entrances, amenities and homesites so it is very special.”
The gated community also offers homeowner associationmaintained
yards, which helps contribute to a worry-free lifestyle.
MARCH - APRIL 2020 | CHEROKEE LIFE 23
By Rebecca Johnston
For those looking for a carefree lifestyle with
abundant amenities and low maintenance, but not
in an age-restricted environment, the new Idylwilde
community in Hickory Flat has plenty to offer.