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Dive into Sterling on the Lake

Downtown Flowery Branch

27 May . 2016

Retail Roundup: Country Living, Big City Shopping

Whether you're hunting for the perfect piece to update your wardrobe, or just need to pick up the essentials, you'll find something to accommodate a range of shopping wants and needs just minutes from Sterling on the Lake. Enjoy a little retail therapy with these five options:

For Groceries and More

We all need to keep the pantry stocked, so it’s a good thing there are so many options nearby. Just two miles away, you'll find Village Shoppes of Flowery Branch with Publix, banking, and more. Just a little further out is Golden Park Village in Buford, where you'll find grocery shopping, dry cleaners, a car wash, and even an Urgent Care for emergencies. To update your wardrobe or make some tweaks around the house, look no further than Stonebridge Village. With over 500,000 square feet of shopping just two miles from Sterling on the Lake, you'll find all your favorite go-to's from Home Depot to TJ Maxx to Pet Smart. 

For Everything Under the Sun

When you’re ready to do some serious shopping, head to the largest mall in the state: the Mall of Georgia. Located just 11 miles away from Sterling, it has over 225 stores including Dillard's, Macy's and Belk. There are also endless entertainment and dining options including a Regal Cinema and IMAX theater. 

For One­‐of-­a-kind Shopping

If you're looking for a break from the big box stores, seek out local shops that retain the charm of strolling through curated collection items. Explore one of the nearby downtown districts, Gainesville Square, which offers an incredible sense of community along with its shopping experiences. 

For the Bargain Hunter Extraordinaire

Any bargain hunter worth her salt knows the value of an outlet mall. And when you live at Sterling on the Lake, you have two great options to choose from. The North Georgia Premium Outlets with more than 140 stores featuring the designer brands you're sure to recognize. Closer to home, Sugarloaf Mills is located in nearby Lawrenceville. With 180 stores, numerous dining and entertaining options - including Dave and Busters and Medieval Times - There's plenty to indulge in. 

For the Antique Lover

If your style skews toward the vintage and your idea of a weekend involves scouring flea markets and thrift shops, you can easily feed your need for antiques and collectibles from 80 dealers. Open seven days a week, this family-owned shop is chockfull of unique finds. Continue the antique tour with a visit to Countryside Antiques in Historic Downtown Braselton. Over 30 dealers offer furniture, glassware, decor and more. Stop in, have a snuggle with shop pets Lillie and Sadie, and browse to your heart's content.

Sterling on the Lake is centrally located for all your shopping needs, from everyday purchases to special pieces that you'll treasure forever. 

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