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Buford is a mid-sized city in Gwinnett County, 35 miles northeast of Atlanta. With quick access to highways and the interstate, this area is perfect for families who want to live within easy reach of Atlanta.

Buford also happens to be the home of the Mall of Georgia, the largest shopping center in the southeast US, with almost 1.75 million square feet of space. Is food more your thing than shopping? There are plenty of great restaurants to choose from, close to the mall. Continue reading about properties in Buford below.

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Buford’s historic Downtown is full of art galleries, restaurants, and shops. In the shops of Main Street Buford, a group of more than 30 artisans sell their creations, which include paintings, furniture, pottery, and jewelery. Main Street is also host to concerts and festivals, which bring revelers from across the county and even further afield. Owners of Buford homes say that some of their best memories here were made fishing and boating at Lake Lanier, which is easily accessible from Buford and also happens to be one of the largest artificial lakes in the country.

Whether you’re looking for a smaller home or a large family dwelling, Buford properties vary widely to suit many tastes. Attached townhouse properties appeal to those who are downsizing or getting into an investment on the entry level. Some current residents of Buford homes chose to buy their own lot to construct on, giving them the option of building their dream homes from scratch.


This city provides residents of Buford homes and its visitors with over seven miles of walking trails throughout the city. These trails can be found at various locations including the infamous Mall of Georgia, Buford Dam parks, Bogan Park as well as the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center. Buford Dam Park, located next to Lake Lanier, provides areas of recreational activities as well as swimming. Bogan Park provides playgrounds, a community center, family aquatics center and baseball park. Buford GA also provides five city parks and a community center which are all run by Gwinnett County.


The area around Buford properties also claims the southern part of Lake Sidney Lanier and the Lake Lanier Islands even though they are outside the official city limits. You must see Lake Lanier! A man-made lake with marinas, water park, zip lining tours and more! You do not even have to leave the comfort of home to enjoy some lake adventures either on your own boat or a boat that you rent at the marina. Imagine water skiing, tubing or just relaxing on Lake Lanier; the perfect get away for any spring or summer day.

The 36th largest mall in the US, The Mall of Georgia, is located right here. Your shopping experience will last all day from visiting 200+ stores, dining at one of the many restaurants within or at the Mall of GA Blvd. Don’t forget to end your day with a movie at the 20 Regal Cinema and IMAX theater.


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Created to educate children about Gwinnett’s cultural heritage as well as water and environmental resources, the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center includes Buford’s Creek and Cherokee cultures. One of the museum’s cultural exhibits, the Chesser-Williams House, is one of the oldest wooden-frame houses in Gwinnett County which predates the 1850’s.

Completed in 2012, the Buford Community Center is known for a great meeting place for locals of Buford homes where weddings, banquets and meetings are hosted. It also offers a 274 seat stage theater, outdoor amphitheater (which seats approximately 1800 outdoors including the lawn), interactive fountain, picnic tables, swings, and benches.


The Sherry and Co. Real Estate is here for you! Our dedicated sellers’ and buyers’ agents are highly experienced and specialized to assist with any type of home transaction. We promise to make your investment in Buford, GA real estate as an enjoyable an experience as possible! Get in touch with us via email or give us a call today at: 678-744-8206.

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