Retire in Lake Hartwell, GA

Livability Score
46
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
4499
Median Househould Income
36473
Median Age
43.5
65 Years and Over
1096
Median Home Value
111900
Unemployed
88
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Barnwood Grill

I go here probably once every couple of weeks for lunch. It is amazing. Just a little hole-in-the-wall stop, but great food. The staff is really...

2. Blacks Smokehouse

I was very impressed with your Restaurant. Fresh food, nothing out of a box. Brisket was delicious as well as the potato salad. Restaurant is joined by a...

3. Anelo Grill

We stopped by last night on the way back from waterfall hunting up Hwy 11. Noticed this little restaurant on the way to our adventure, and couldn't wait to...

4. Taqueria Picante

OMG this place is so good. Service is very friendly and fast. The chips are good... they are the thin kind with some of the best salsa I have had in a...

5. Yolk Asian Kitchen

Amazing fresh flavorful food. Incredible variety. I was looking for a low carb option and got this tasty salad with veggies and chicken. This place is...

Golf
1. Cateechee Golf Club

From the very beginning, Cateechee's Event Coordinator, Mimsy Barfoot, was an absolute pleasure to work with during my wedding planning! She seemed just as...

2. Chickasaw Point Golf Course

My wife and I played there on Saturday and enjoyed it so much, we came back for another round on Sunday. The course was in great shape, and a very good...

3. Arrowhead Pointe Golf Club

This is a course that I get to play once a year when we have a golf weekend out at lake Richard B. Russell. I'm not kidding when i say that this is one of...

4. Currahee Club Clubhouse

Beautiful/majestic views from multiple elevated tees. An absolute gem in the rough hills of Georgia and well worth the drive. The course was in excellent...

5. Highland Walk Golf Course

Best little golf course in 100 miles. 18 holes, and each more scenic than the previous. Good staff of friendly folks and the views are wonderful too. The...

Active
1. Dry Falls

Highlight of our trip to WNC. Considering that it's free, it's a off-the-chart great value. Good parking, easy walk, less than 10 minutes.

2. Falls Park

I didn't believe, I didn't believe it! When Richard R told me that they built the downtown area of greenville around a waterfall, I called him a...

3. Panther Creek Recreation Area

This place is just a short drive from Atlanta - about 2 hours North. There is a parking spot where you could leave your car across the road from the trail...

4. Table Rock State Park

I would have sworn I posted a comment here last August, seems like I was mistaken. I had my first visit here back in August of 2015. It was the first time.....

5. Sunburst Adventures

We did the sunset ride for 3 hours. It was great. Our guide Michael was great. The horses were gentle and well taken care of The trail ride was fun we...

Arts
1. State Botanical Garden of Georgia

I've been collecting gardens recently and this was my most recent. I love that UGA put together this multiuse large garden space that allows people to jog...

2. Falls Park

I didn't believe, I didn't believe it! When Richard R told me that they built the downtown area of greenville around a waterfall, I called him a...

3. The World Famous

One of the best bars around. Anywhere. The food rules, too. Had the wings with Mexican Coke Adobo sauce and poutine fries. The wings were fat and...

4. Peace Center For Performing Arts

I do love a Peace Center experience. If you plan well enough, you can eat dinner or grab a drink at Genevieve's within the Peace Center. Or, you can grab a...

5. Cine

Big fan of this theater. Love to catch a flick here every now and again. I once fell asleep during a movie here and slept straight through for 2 days. No...

Shopping
1. Mast General Store

Love, love, love Mast General. You can just about buy anything here that you need for the great outdoors. A little on the pricey side but the quality is top...

2. Frank M H Ltd

One of the greatest, if not THE greatest clothing stores that I have ever had the occasion to shop in. Steve Poteet is fantastic, high quality clothes from...

3. Tanger Outlets

This review is specifically for The Banana Republic Outlet store in regards to an employee I worked with, Chris Sneed. (sorry if i mis-spelled his...

4. Goats on the Roof

This place is a gem!!! Absolutely adorable!! You must stop here for a few minutes to feed the goats on the roof. This place was such a bright spot in our...

5. Grady's Great Outdoors

When I had a recent problem with merchandise from Grady's, the owner himself made it right... That, yelp readers, is true customer service. I have...

Health
1. Paul L Seay

Dr. Seay has late hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays to accommodate folks who would have to miss school or work to get good quality eye care. He has been...

2. Dr Carl M Dixon Jr

Dr. Dixon does a great job at massage. He is the son of Carl Dixon Sr. who was an Anderson magistarte and ran Happy Foods Store down the street for many...

3. HealthSource of Anderson

After living with Chronic issues for years and trying all sorts of options with no lasting success a close friend told me to try a chiropractor and referred...

4. Massage Envy - Anderson

Been a Atlanta member for a long time - love it and love the monthly plan. It allows you to build up hours and before you l know it you have lots of hours...

5. Forrester Eye Associates

After putting off getting an eye exam for several years after several bad experiences with some other eye doctors, I finally broke down and made an...