Woodstock GA and Surrounding Areas Homes for Sale – Update by Red Hot Atlanta Homes

April 30, 2010

Volunteer on May 8 to help create Johns Creek Community Garden

Filed under: North Atlanta — Tags: , — Kathy and Ben @ 10:48 am

The “Carpe Diem” team of Leadership Johns Creek is asking for volunteers to help build Johns Creek’s first Community Garden.   The work day is scheduled for May 8 from 10am – 5pm- you can sign up here and follow the directions provided.  Should you have questions or issues signing up, call Brandon Freeman at 404-488-4494 or email him at brandonf@perimeter.org.

The Community Garden will consist of 30 raised beds at Newtown Park in an empty space next to a planned future senior center.  As envisioned, the garden will involve seniors, adults and families, providing opportunities for exercise, education, healthy food and creating a sense of community.  The planters will be 4 feet by 8 feet and available by lottery due to limited space.  The city will provide water- any other expenses will be the responsibility of the lottery winners.  More information about the cost and applications (lottery deadline is April 30) is available at The Leadership Johns Creek website.  If you have questions, contact Cindy Eade at 678-478-9354 or cindyeade@comcast.net.

So help out if you can on May 8 or sign up for a garden plot if you want to enjoy great fresh vegetables this summer!



April 28, 2010

Woodstock GA’s FREE Concert Series Kicks off May 8

Filed under: Woodstock — Tags: , , — Kathy and Ben @ 9:58 am

Now celebrating its 13th season, the Woodstock Summer Concert Series kicks off on May 8 with Sister Hazel and Memory Dean.  The concerts are all free and held at the City Park- what a great place for the entire family to relax and enjoy nationally known recording artists as well as up and coming local groups.

Sister Hazel is described as combining elements of acoustic rock, folk and jangle (?) pop on the Woodstock Concert Series website and has released seven albums, the most recent in 2009.  Memory Dean has been performing for 18 years and boast six successful albums among its accomplishments.

Other groups in this year’s lineup include Great American Rock & Roll Revival, the Atlanta Rythm Section, Chuck Wicks (you non-country music lovers might remember him from Dancing With The Stars) and the Swingin’ Medallions.

Memory Dean begins performing at 7:30pm, so get downtown early for a good spot on the lawn!

April 26, 2010

Pending Sale in 45 Days…We Can Help You Sell Your Woodstock GA Home

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Directions to Open House….Taking Hwy 92 from I-575, go East to Hames Rd, turn South, at Stop sign go straight, turn into Willow Creek Subdivision on right, take first left, Old Chestnut Ct on left. If you need further assistance contact Kathy at 404-314-8129.

Wonderful traditional home with 5 Bedrooms on large private cul-de-sac lot. Formal Living and Dining Room, Fireside Family Room, Eat-in Kitchen all with Brazilian cherry wood floors. All bedrooms are upstairs…Master with trey ceiling, walk-in closet, and spa bath. 4 additional bedrooms with large closets, 5th bedroom could be bonus room. There are back stairs leading to this room. Home has full unfinished basement ready for you to create the space you need. Learn more at http://www.WillowCreekWoodstock.info

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2.5
Garage Size: 2 Car
Square Footage: 0000
Broker: RE/MAX Greater Atlanta
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April 23, 2010

Alpharetta Arts Streetfest this Saturday and Sunday

Filed under: Woodstock — Tags: , , — Kathy and Ben @ 8:27 am

Metro Atlanta seems to come alive each Spring with festivals and events seemingly every weekend.  This weekend offers two days of outdoor arts in downtown Alpharetta GA with the Alpharetta Arts Streetfest.  According to the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau website, 80 jury-selected artists will showcase their fine paintings, mixed media, photography, pottery and jewelry, as well as textile, glass, wood, metal and paper art. 

In addition, there will be a stage with live music and dance throughout both days and the delicious smells that come from street-fare food and desserts from local restaurants.  You’ll also have the chance to learn how to make earth-friendly crafts in a “Going Green” activities area.  And there are arts, crafts and the usual face painting for the kids and young at heart.  A handy Streetfest_2010_Flyer with entertainment times and map is available from the city website.

The Streetfest will take in downtown Alpharetta 10am – 6pm each day with galleries and stage on Milton Avenue west of Main Street- free parking is available at City Hall, Milton Center and of course the City of Alpharetta downtown parking lots.  More information can be found at the ACVB site (photo also courtesy of ACVB).  Don’t let this weekend’s weather forecast dampen your spirits- go and have some fun in downtown Alpharetta!

April 22, 2010

Let’s Make It A Better Place – Happy Earth Day from Woodstock GA

Filed under: Milton, North Atlanta — Tags: — Kathy and Ben @ 10:18 am


Happy Earth Day

April 21, 2010

*Refreshing for Spring – Selling Your Home

Spring is in full bloom here in Atlanta with most trees green, blooming shrubs ablaze in color, and green grass on the way.  It is now time to take a look around your home if it is sale and see what needs to be refreshed in your home for spring.  Start in the front…if your flowering bulbs have bloomed, remove and replace with summer plants, wash away the pollen on the porch, and add a nice planter near the front door.  Read more.

April 19, 2010

Tax Credit Deadline April 30 – You Still Have Time to Find a Home

Filed under: Woodstock — Kathy and Ben @ 9:59 am

You still have time to find a home…the deadline is April 30 to have a contract on a home to qualify for the 2010 Tax CreditsFirst time buyers will receive a $8000 Tax CreditExisting home owners could receive a $6500 Tax Credit.  There are many homes to choose from with motivatied sellers.  Interest rates are still in the 5% range.

In fact, we have several great homes available….check out these home now.

April 16, 2010

* Fairmont Neighborhood – Milton GA Homes for Sale

Fairmont is a great swim & tennis neighborhood in the City of Milton, GAThe community is near the fast-growing Windward area, home of several nationally known companies, and is located on Hwy 9. There are 214 homes in the neighborhood, built by nationally recognized Pulte Homes in the mid-1990s.  Read more.

April 14, 2010

New I-575 interchange is coming to Woodstock GA

Filed under: Woodstock — Tags: , — Kathy and Ben @ 10:12 am

It looks like the finish line is finally in site for the I-575 Rope Mill Road interchange in Woodstock GAAccording to the Cherokee Ledger, the Georgia DOT has awarded Marietta-based C.W. Mathews a $17 million contract to construct the interchange- work may begin in April but must be completed by the end of 2012.  In addition to the interchange, the project involves building auxiliary lanes between Rope Mill and Towne Lake Parkway.

The new interchange should bring new life to commercial and residential development in the Ridgewalk area, which now includes only residential development.  Bill Butler of Ridgewalk Holdings LLC currently is the largest landowner, controlling 200 of the roughly 400 acres of the development.  Butler is currently working thru a Chapter 11 filing and hopes to present a new marketing and development plan for his acreage after re-emerging from the filing.

Another large landowner, Atlanta-based Cousins Properties, initially planned an upscale “The Avenue” development near the interchange but is now working with an outlet mall developer on the land they control.

Woodstock Mayor Donnie Henriques was excited to hear about the approval, stating that the city first discussed the interchange way back in 1976, with more diligent lobbying going back to the 1990s.  “It’s been a long time coming” and “It’s like a great weight off my shoulder.” according to the mayor.

We’re excited about the plans and believe the new exit will ease congestion in the area and spur further quality development for Woodstock.

April 12, 2010

Earth Day and Other April Events – Woodstock GA

Filed under: Milton, Woodstock — Kathy and Ben @ 8:36 am

Woodstock, GA will be busy the balance of April with upcoming Earth Day and related events.  Earth Day 

Earth Day – Thursday, April 22 – 11:00 to 2:00 – Brown Bag Concert at the Woodstock City Park, Downtown –  Live music with Steve Lusk plus arts/crafts and moonwalks 

Great America Clean Up Day with City-Wide Yard Sale – Saturday, April 24 – Call the city to have your yard sale added to list on city website, flyers, email blast, and more.  Only a few items to sale, rent a table at the William G. Long Senior Center on Arnold Mill Rd.  Sale at Senior Center begins at 9am.  To rent table 678-445-6518.

White Goods Pickup by Advanced Disposal’s – April 19-23 (on your regularly scheduled pick-up day for Woodstock residents.) 

  • Appliances – stoves/ovens, washer/dryers, dishwasher, water heaters, air purifiers, humidifiers/dehumidifers, refrigerators and freezers – must have all refrigerants removed & tagged
  • Scrap Metal – dismantled play sets equipment, copper wire/pipe, metal lawn furniture – frames only, tire rims, metal sinks, bicycles without tires, grills (not gas), lawnmowers – all fluids removed
  • No construction debris

Take advantage of these City of Woodstock events that the city provides.

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