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Forsyth County

Homes for Sale in Forsyth County, GA: Forbes Magazine’s “Best Place in America to Get Ahead”

Forsyth County is an American success story. Over the past decade the area has grown rapidly due to the opportunities for a comfortable lifestyle close to Atlanta. Forsyth County is about 40 miles northeast of Atlanta; the county seat is Cumming. Though known as the wealthiest county in Georgia, you’ll find plenty of affordable homes for sale in Forsyth County, GA.

High home prices in neighboring Fulton County contributed to the influx of newcomers, many relocated from other parts of the country. The county was named by Forbes magazine as the second “best place in America to get ahead.”The area’s growth is linked to successful businesses including Scientific Games, which produces tickets for the Georgia Lottery, and Tyson Foods. Those looking for new homes in Forsyth County, GA will find favorable prices and a solid inventory.

New Homes for Sale in Forsyth:  Exceptional Home Value and Quality Construction

Forsyth’s status as ForbesBest Place in America to Get Ahead,” highly ranked schools, proximity to Atlanta, and high quality of life made it ideal for Lennar Home Builders. A variety of options and good home value, have attracted people to our communities in this area.

Forsyth County Communities


Chatsworth Manor

Cumming, Georgia
From mid $400s
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Mountain Crest

Cumming, Georgia
From the $200s
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Bethelwood Lakes

Cumming, Georgia
From the $400s
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Priced from the Low $400s to $500s
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Danbury Farms

Cumming, Georgia
From low $300s
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Cumming, GA
Mid $300s - High $400s
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New Homes in Forsyth County: Excellent Schools and an Abundance of Recreational Activities

Forsyth County offers a rich blend of commerce and recreation. The jewel of the area is Lake Lanier, a 37,000-acre man-made lake created by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Georgians and visitors flock to the lake for fishing, boating, camping, water skiing and swimming. The lake is also home to a rich variety of homes—from modest cabins that have been in the family for decades to new, sprawling mansions with private lake access and every imaginable amenity. About a third of the Lake’s shoreline lies within Forsyth County.

The Lake is not the only recreational opportunity. Forsyth County maintains more than 15 popular parks including Sawnee Mountain Preserve, which offers visitors with 963 acres of green space, hiking trails and an interactive visitors’ center.  In 2005 the Preserve was awarded “Most Outstanding Green Space Plan” by the Georgia Urban Forestry Council. Big Creek Greenway is a 6.8-mile, 12-foot boardwalk and concrete path that’s popular with cyclists, joggers and families out for a Sunday stroll.

The Forsyth County School District includes highly rated schools such as Big Creek Elementary and Lakeside Middle School as well as seven high schools. The area also offers a number of well-regarded private schools and academies. The Forsyth County Arts Alliance is one of many arts organizations that bring culture and entertainment to the area.

In Forsyth County youll discover a great blend of opportunity and lifestyle. And when it comes to new homes for sale in Forsyth County, Georgia, expect solid inventory and affordable pricing. Check out one of our Lennar Atlanta communities today: