Cresswind at Lake Lanier


Owner: Kolter Homes
State: georgia
City: Gainesville GA
Address: 3007 Scarlet Oak Lane, Gainesville, GA 30504
Phone: (770) 532-4926
Community Size: 100 - 999 Units
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Cresswind at Lake Lanier is Georgia’s best-selling, most-awarded active adult community offering quality new homes for sale on the southeast side of Lake Lanier. Located in Gainesville, Georgia – ranked among the top ten most affordable communities for retirees by AARP Magazine. The active adult community is less than an hour from downtown Atlanta in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains. An Audubon-designated sanctuary, Cresswind combines direct lake access and 214 acres of preserved open space with a full suite of social and recreational amenities designed for a fulfilling active adult lifestyle.  KOLTERHOMES created the 2018 Go Guide to Active Adult Living and Homebuyingto help put you in control of your homebuying experience. After gathering suggestions from homebuyers just like you, and with guidance from industry experts, we developed this comprehensive online guide with the best active adult locations, insider tips, insights and driving tours. View the FREE guide at

About Our Community

The 40,000-square-foot, three-story clubhouse hosts an ongoing schedule of community events and activities with an arts and crafts space, a demonstration kitchen for cooking classes, billiards, and a grand ballroom.  An enviable address to call home with first-class community amenities, Cresswind at Lake Lanier offers a variety of 2- and 3-bedroom, ranch-style floor plans (some with basements) to fit any lifestyle.  Shopping, dining, area conveniences and an array of arts, cultural and recreational activities, as well as access to some of the finest healthcare services in northeast Georgia are just outside the beautiful, waterfall entrance of your private, gated community. Tour 11 designer model homes. Move-In Ready homes available now.   Acreage: 500 acres (200 hectares) Gatehouse: Gated entry marked by a picturesque waterfall  Clubhouse: The 40,000-square-foot, three-story clubhouse hosts an ongoing schedule of community events and activities with an arts and crafts space, a demonstration kitchen for cooking classes, billiards, a grand ballroom.  Additionally, residents can participate in numerous life-long learning classes and community clubs.  Tennis: Six tennis courts are located at the site of the The Club at Cresswind, as well as pickleball courts.  Fitness: A fully equipped fitness center offers a yoga/aerobics studio, professional equipment and full schedule of group classes.  Golf Nearby: Several public and private golf courses are located on or near Lake Lanier, including the Chicopee Woods Golf Course, Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club, the Lake Lanier Islands Resort and two 18-hole courses at the Château Élan Winery & Resort.  Recreation: Additional recreational amenities include pickleball and bocce courts, horseshoes, an outdoor amphitheater for movies and concerts, and a network of walking trails throughout the property.  Boating and Fishing: Cresswind's private boathouse and marina provides direct access to boating, fishing and kayaking on 38,000-acre Lake Lanier, with day dock access and slip ownership opportunities available.  Healthcare: The Atlanta area is home to a wide range of health care services, including leading research hospitals and specialized medical practices. Around-the-clock emergency care is available about five miles from Cresswind at the Gainesville Northeast Georgia Regional Medical Center. Shopping and Dining:The community is convenient to a great selection of shops, restaurants and major retailers a few miles away in the city of Gainesville, with additional shopping and dining options in the Atlanta metropolitan area to the south.  Area Attractions: With Atlanta less than an hour away, Cresswind residents enjoy access to museums and performing arts, exciting nightlife, top-rated restaurants, professional sports franchises and other urban attractions.


  • Trails for Walking or Biking
  • Swimming Pool-Indoor
  • Marina
  • Kitchen- Catering or Community
  • Fishing Lake
  • Clubhouse
  • Ballroom
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball
  • Locker Rooms
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Continuing Education/Classes
  • Card Games or Bridge
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Swimming Pool-Outdoor
  • Pet Friendly
  • Lifestyle/Activity Director
  • Fitness Center
  • Clubs
  • Bocce
  • Aerobics Studio

Pricing and Other Details

Single-family homes from the $300's to $600's

Who to Contact for more Information

Cresswind at Lake Lanier

3007 Scarlet Oak Lane

Gainesville, Georgia 30504 

Telephone (770) 532-4926

Click on the links below to watch Residents Testimonials:

Kathy Enjoys Al the Activities at Lake Lanier

Nancy and David Enjoy the Lake Access

Pam and Bill Talk Active Living

Residence Types

  • Single family homes
  • 55+ or Age Restricted

Community Facts

Owner: Kolter Homes
Date Built:
Number of Units:


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