The Sterling on the Lake community is located within the city limits of Flowery Branch, named after a Cherokee Indian word, Anaguluskee, meaning "flowers on the branch." Here, you'll find a friendly, small-town atmosphere close to area employment centers and just 40 miles north of Atlanta. Stroll through the historic downtown, which dates back to 1873 when train tracks were laid from Charlotte to Atlanta, and enjoy galleries, boutiques and local eats within the restored buildings. Take in a Gwinnett Stripers or Atlanta Falcons Spring Training game. Or, enjoy the wide-open spaces and make a quick escape to Lake Lanier or the mountains.
We know convenience to quality healthcare is important. There are multiple facilities located around Sterling on the Lake, including hospitals and the newest 119-acre campus of Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton just six miles away.
Explore Downtown Flowery Branch, a short drive from Sterling on the Lake, filled with boutiques and local eats. You can also visit the Mall of Georgia, a short drive down I-985.
Sterling on the Lake offers a School of Choice program, with many great public, private and charter schools options nearby. Homeschooling is a popular option in our community, too.
There is a lot to do around Sterling on the Lake, see for yourself below!
It's only a short drive to multiple hospitals in the area, and we're only 6 miles from the newest campus of Northeast Georgia Medical
Center in Braselton.
Including: Northeast Georgia Medical Center • King's Hawaiian • Kubota Manufacturing •Mars-Wrigley • Mansfield Oil • Lake Lanier Islands
Sterling on the Lake is in close proximity to University of North Georgia, Brenau University, Lanier Technical College and Gwinnett Technical College
Multiple elementary, middle and high school options are available to our residents, including the School of Choice Program.
Hop on I-985 or I-85 within minutes of leaving home and head about 50 miles south to Atlanta International Airport.
If you're looking for something different than the catch-and-release lakes within our community, you're only a ten minute drive from Lake Lanier.
The Atlanta Falcon's Training Camp is two miles away from our main entrance! Plus, we're only a short drive from the Gwinnett Stripers, Road Atlanta, the new Suntrust Park and Mercedes Benz Stadium.
Spend the day at Lanier Islands or INK, Interactive Neighborhood for Kids children's museum. Both are just a short drive away.
Enjoy many fine restaurants in Flowery Branch or in nearby Buford, Braselton and Gainesville. Antebellum, The Cotton Calf Cafe and Crossroads Bar & Grille are our local favorites.