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Private School Headmaster Purchases New Home

Mary Ellen Vanaken

Mary Ellen was born and raised in Long Island, New York. After graduating from college, she worked on Wall Street for JP Morgan in New York City...

Mary Ellen was born and raised in Long Island, New York. After graduating from college, she worked on Wall Street for JP Morgan in New York City...

Jan 29 4 minutes read

The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team Assists Private School Headmaster With Sale and Purchase of Home

The property on Dawn Valley Trail is located in the Cumming, Georgia, neighborhood of Thorngate. The homeowners were looking to sell quickly in order to move into a larger home in the South Forsyth County community of Long Lake. The family's desire was to shorten their commute to their children's private school where the husband is the schools Headmaster. The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team listed the property for $324,900 and sold it for $317,000 to a young family who had been transferred to the area.

This charming, two story home with relaxing rocking chair front porch provides a generous open floor plan. Located close to the Greenway Trail, the home features four bedrooms,  two and a half baths, an inviting kitchen with granite countertops, a main level office, & stylish light fixtures throughout. The new homeowners love the private backyard views from the new, expanded deck. The home is complete with a spacious partially finished basement leading to a screened-in porch, large patio, & fenced-in backyard.

Children who live in Thorngate attend the following schools: Kelly Mill Elementary, Otwell Middle and Forsyth Central High School.

Thorngate amenities include a Homeowners Association, clubhouse, Playground, Swimming Pool, and lighted Tennis courts.

The community of Thorngate is located in Forsyth County Georgia at the cross roads of Bethelview and and Kelly Mill Roads.

The Thornate sellers purchased and moved to their new home in the popular community of Long Lake.  Located off Peachtree Parkway, the location offers low Forsyth County taxes, wonderful schools and the convenience to great shopping, parks and Georgia Highway 400.  

Long Lake homes are priced approximately between $350K to $469k with square footages from 2,000 to 4,000. Many of the homes have basements. Children who live in Long Lake attend the following public schools: Shiloh Point Elementary, Piney Grove Middle and South Forsyth High. Several private schools are within a short driving distance to the community including Pinecrest Academy

 Long Lake provides its residents six lighted tennis courts with cabana, clubhouse and Olympic pool, and a large lake.

Realtor and Team Leader, Mary Ellen Vanaken, states “The North Atlanta area of Cumming, Georgia is a hot location for home buyers. We are seeing more people moving here to raise their families or just to invest in real estate. Our team is excited about 2016 and the North Atlanta real estate market.”

The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team specializes in the luxury home communities of Alpharetta, Milton, Roswell, Cumming, Johns Creek and Sandy Springs. The team also works with relocations, international buyers, investors, and first time buyers.

The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team
Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta
5780 Windward Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30005

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