Vineyard growing up quickly in North Georgia

Vineyard growing up quickly in North Georgia

May 29th, 2011 by Ellis Smith in Business Around the Region

Houses line the street in the Vineyard neighborhood in Catoosa County, Ga. Staff Photo by Angela Lewis/Chattanooga Times Free Press

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• Name: The Vineyard

• Location: Secluded south of the Georgia border near East Brainerd Road, the neighborhood boasts spectacular views of the countryside and a secure location. Children may attend Graysville Elementary, Ringgold Middle and Ringgold High. The neighborhood itself can be accessed through Gentry Road in Ringgold, Ga.

• Status: Of 400 lots, 20 homes have been built and six additional houses are under construction. Six homes are available for sale.

• Price: Houses cost from $179,000 to $300,000, depending on location in the neighborhood, and encompass from 1,600 to 1,800 square feet. Most houses have three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms.

• Features: Standard features include wood floors, granite countertops, specialty ceilings, low- emission windows, 9-foot ceilings, a fireplace with included entertainment hub, and surround-sound wiring. Outside, homes are built with Hardie siding and brick or stone fronts. All homes have a front and back porch or patio, custom cabinets, and include appliances except for the refrigerator.

• Amenities: Homeowners can make use of an included pool and pavilion. The neighborhood is protected by a gate and video security system which is remotely monitored by a Chattanooga-based security company. Homeowners can also take advantage of the convenience of East Brainerd Road, while enjoying the seclusion of North Georgia.

• Fees: $400 per year

• Developer: Emerson Russell

• Builders: Gary Orr

• Contact: Donnette Moore - 355-0231