Helton Creek Falls is a Great Waterfall to Visit in Blairsville GA

Helton Creek Waterfall in Blairsville 2014 - 023When you’re in Murphy, there are so many great natural spectacles within a short driving distance. Just South of Blairsville GA and barely past Vogel State Park, you’ll find Helton Creek Falls. It is a short drive down a gravel road to a parking area. The hike is easy and about a half mile. You’ll find there are two falls – the lower fall and upper. We preferred the upper as it is tall and has a great swimming pool at the base. You can see it all from their observation deck or walk around it to enjoy the water itself. Be prepared though, the water is cold!

Directions from Murphy NC: Take 64 West to a left on 19/129 at the traffic light by the Flea Market and Hot Spot gas station. Follow into GA and Blairsville. Go straight through the traffic light to pass McDonalds. Take a left on the next traffic light on Blue Ridge Street. Go to the traffic circle and take the 2nd exit on GA-11/19/129. Go 11+/- miles to a left on Helton Creek Road just past Vogel. You’ll see the parking area and trailhead to your right in about 2 miles.

Enjoy our pictures of our day trip below. You can click the picture for a larger image  🙂

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Own Your Own Piece of Georgia and North Carolina – 224 Acres for Sale in Brasstown NC and Blairsville GA

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Own your piece of the mountains in Brasstown, NC AND in Blairsville, GA! This 224+/- acre tract of land for sale is in both states and has tons to offer. You can have beautiful farmland and pasture, ridge top mountain views, and everything in between! Beautiful creeks and springs are on the property. You can enjoy pristine tranquility of the countryside and transform this large tract into your own dreamscape. You have high ridges, flat bottoms, and everything in between. It truly is a beautiful parcel.

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Dans Grill a Great Place to Eat When You Come to Murphy NC

Dans Grill in Blairsville GAWhen you’re in Murphy, there’s all kinds of great food to eat here in the area! We drove to Blairsville GA to get a few things the other day (which is only a 15-20 minute drive from Murphy NC) and decided to grab a bite. We use TripAdvisor to discover places and things to do when we’re in places other than Murphy, and Dan’s Grill was rated one of the top restaurants in Blairsville. Why? For great reason!!

AMAZING is simply the best description of the food. To boot, the prices are incredibly reasonable. I had chicken kabobs, Jessica had a steak sandwich,  and my in-laws had a special marinated pork chop – and it was all out-of-this-world. They even have some incredible coffee that’s better than Starbucks in my book!

Looking to try something new? I highly recommend Dan’s Grill. Just be prepared – it may become a new favorite! It’s easy access from Murphy. All you do is take 19/129 South (a.k.a. Blairsville Highway) and just before you come to the Blairsville red light, it’s on your right in a shopping center.

Enjoy!!!  😆

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Turkey Creek Acres River Front Lots Now Available for Sale in Murphy NC!

Turkey Creek Acres is now available for sale! Located in Murphy NC right off of Spur 60, it has convenient access to Murphy, Blue Ridge GA, and Blairsville GA. Featuring lots on the Nottley River and a few on a creek as well! You can find out more about the Nottley River in Murphy NC here.

Prices range from $14,850 to the highest end at 89,850 for properties with both creek and river frontage. Most homesites are in the 20’s to 40’s and river lots are in the mid 60’s – talk about great value! In fact, I think you’ll agree when you watch the video below:


Each property has underground utilities, community well water, and will have a septic permit tailored to your dream home before you buy it.

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Read the Testimonial from the Watt family who bought Lot 16 in Turkey Creek

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Frequently Asked Questions about Turkey Creek

  • What kind of water system does it have? Every property owner in Turkey Creek has the ability to use the well system to bring running water to their home. Generally speaking, this will save you $5,000 or more over the cost of having to drill your own private well – not including maintenance.
  • What’s the likelihood of flooding from the Nottley River? According to NC Flood Maps, there’s a 0.2% chance of flooding. There’s both a Flood Plain and Watershed and you have to build your structure of the home above the Flood Plain. For more details on what exactly to do, call the Cherokee County Building Department at 828-837-6730.
  • What is a septic permit and why is it provided? A septic permit gives you permission from the Cherokee County Environmental Health Department to install a residential septic permit on the property you buy. It essentially tells you that your property has good soil and they you can build on it. Before you start construction, you will also need a building permit.
  • Can I bring my RV/Camper and enjoy my lot before I build a home? Yes! You may use your camper or RV for up to 30 days so long as you are occupying it.
  • How far am I from town? You’re close to Murphy, Blairsville (Georgia), and Blue Ridge (Georgia). You can be to Murphy in less than 10 minutes and to Blairsville or Blue Ridge in 10-15 minutes.

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