If you like mountain, lake and golf resort communities like Bent Tree and Big Canoe, another option is Lake Arrowhead, just over the line in Cherokee County, but still in the mountains. The HOA fees in Lake Arrowhead are lower than Big Canoe or Bent Tree, and the lake is larger and allows power boating, unlike Big Canoe and Bent Tree. Monthly HOA fees are $130. They have tennis, pools, hiking trails, a restaurant, RV storage, boat launch & boat rentals, marina, etc. Visit Lake-Arrowhead-GA.com to see a video tour of the community and a click the button to see all the homes for sale. It is gated so you need an agent to get in.