The Springs at Sterling on the Lake Neighborhood Information


Nestled on 1,000 beautiful acres of natural woods and rolling terrain 45 minutes northeast of Atlanta, Sterling on the Lake, is a master-planned community by Newland Communities, and The Springs is being built by three builders; Stonecrest, Arcadia and Vanderbilt..  Active adults and retirees will appreciate The Springs, an age-targeted area of 275 homes situated within Sterling on the Lake.

The Springs at Sterling on the Lake offers the lifestyle you want and the home you deserve.  Enjoy a spacious, ranch style home located just a short walk from all that Sterling on the Lake has to offer - $6 million Hall County Library with cafe, award winning clubhouse, 2 pools, lighted tennis center, 4.5-acre village center park, village green, and 45-acre lake.

Started in 2004, Sterling on the Lake will continue to offer new and custom homes, as well as an existing inventory of town-homes and single-family homes, until all 2,000 residences are completed. The Springs consists of 275 of these homes.  

Although the community, located in Flowery Branch, GA. is not age-restricted, the low-maintenance ranch homes and finely crafted amenities are creating quite a buzz among fifty-five-plus adults. In addition to the many planned amenities within The Springs, Sterling on the Lake also offers a spacious clubhouse, grounds with resort-style facilities, and an activities director.


Located at the Village Center and offering relaxing views of the lakes, residents of The Springs have use of the 8,000 square foot Sterling on the Lake clubhouse. It contains a fitness center, a gathering room with fireplace, a caterer’s kitchen, and a stadium seating movie theater.

The grounds include eight lighted tennis courts, a basketball court, covered outside pavilion, a two-acre village lawn, four playgrounds, a customized children’s tree house, and a pool area. The pool area has a free-form pool with zero-entry edge, a competition pool with waterfall and infinity edge, a wading pool, children’s water slide, and a water park.

All 75 acres of the community lakes are open for catch and release fishing and offer complimentary rowboat, canoe, and kayak rental. Hiking and biking trails throughout the community maximize the potential of connecting with the natural surroundings. 

In addition to the amenities available to all residents of Sterling on the Lake, The Springs residents will have access to an outdoor pool and recreation area that will be located right in their neighborhood.  Sterling on the Lake offers the following amenities for use by its residents:

               Clubhouse                  Zero Entry Pool                    Fitness Center              75 Acres of Lake                Tennis Courts

               Friends Cafe              Water Park                           Outdoor Amphitheater   Basketball Court                Walking & Biking Trails


There are plenty of activities available in The Springs at Sterling on The Lake. Residents continually plan fun neighborhood events and activities. There are also numerous clubs and interest groups that meet regularly to participate in everything from cards and games to book discussions, hobby groups and more.


There are several single family floor plans to choose from in The Springs that range from 1,700 to 2,900 square feet. Some of the larger models offer optional lofts, basements and 3-car garages. Many of the lots are wooded and have plenty of backyard space. The homes themselves show high quality of craftsmanship with vaulted ceilings, custom wood trim, and rich hardwoods. Gourmet kitchens offer custom cabinetry, casual breakfast bars, and state-of-the-art appliances.

The inviting home designs at The Springs at Sterling on the Lake feature zero-step entries from the garages, wider doorways, screened porches with fireplaces, ample spaces in the bathrooms as well as bonus room suites over the garages that incorporate full baths and walk-in closets. Other options include full finished basements and three-car garages. New buyers can select from very flexible floor plans to suit their individual lifestyle needs.


The Springs at Sterling on the Lake offers luxury, comfort, and value. It is the ideal choice for active adults looking for a relaxed lifestyle with many activities and less maintenance in a safe and secure, master-planned neighborhood. With professional lawn and landscaping included, residents have peace of mind and more time to enjoy the plethora of amenities. With an activities director on hand full-time, everyone’s social calendar is as full as they want it.


Only two miles from I-985, Sterling on the Lake is a suburban community in Flowery Branch, Hall County, with access to numerous shopping centers.  You can browse 500,000 square feet of retail space including restaurants, stores, and banks.  Flowery Branch has two golf courses as well as several parks and landmarks. Hall County is home to three higher learning institutes: Lanier Technical College, Brenau University, and Gainesville State College.

Gainesville, Buford, and the Mall of Georgia are all less than a 15-minute drive away. Nearby recreation destinations include the North Georgia Mountains, the beaches of Lake Sidney Lanier, and Chateau Élan. The bustling metropolis of Atlanta is 45 miles away from Sterling on the Lake.