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Locale

Location

With a physical address of Buckhead, Georgia, Sugar Creek Farm is located only five miles southeast of the historic town of Madison, Georgia. The property is in Morgan County and fronts Barrows Grove Road. The front gate is six miles from I-20’s exit 114.

 

The property is only one-hour east of downtown Atlanta offering a family a quick escape to their outdoor retreat and convenience to Atlanta that is challenging to find.

 

  • 10 minutes     Madison, Georgia

  • 20 minutes     Ritz Carlton and Reynolds Plantation at Lake Oconee

  • 40 minutes     Athens, Georgia

  • 1-hour            Atlanta, Georgia (downtown)

Locale

Founded in 1807, Madison is considered to be one of Georgia’s greatest small towns. Its history and antebellum architecture showcase the Old South and small town living. To protect their quality of life, the community has always been committed to preserving their historic areas. The charming and vibrant town square boasts one of the most beautiful courthouses in the state (built in 1845).

 

Athens, Georgia is a short 40-minute drive north of Sugar Creek Farm. A vibrant college town, Athens is home to the University of Georgia and is often referred to as the “Classic City.” Athens is known for its varied cuisine and the Georgia Theatre, a noted music venue. Athens Academy, a private prep school, is often attended by children from Madison.

 

Lake Oconee, a 40,000-acre recreational reservoir, is twenty minutes southeast of the property. There are several marinas located on the lake. The Ritz Carlton and Reynolds Plantation offer first-class amenities, which include 117 holes of magnificent golf designed by some of the most respected architects in the game.

 

Augusta, Georgia, home of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Golf Tournament, is a little over one hour away.

Walls of Jericho

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Lake Oconee

Climate

Located in the Piedmont region of Georgia, this area offers a mild, pleasant climate and four distinct seasons. Spring arrives in March with mild days and cool nights. By late May, temperatures have warmed up considerably to herald warm summer days. On average, July is the warmest month of the year. With an average annual rainfall of 47 inches, the spring and summer months tend to receive more precipitation than other times of the year. Fall is marked by mild to warm days and cooler nights. Winter is usually mild, with the coldest days averaging lows near or slightly above freezing and highs in the upper 40s to mid-50s. Snow occurs rarely.