Lookout Mountain Homes for Sale in TN
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Lookout Mountain is Chattanooga's Best-Kept Secret
Nestled in Hamilton County, Lookout Mountain is a town that is unique in a very special way. A town that lets you be in two places at once automatically has unique appeal. Lookout Mountain, a Chattanooga suburb of less than 2,000, straddles the Tennessee-Georgia state line and offers visitors and residents a taste of Chattanooga's breathtaking beauty. Life on this mountain range — in both Lookout Mountain, TN and Lookout Mountain, GA — is nothing short of spectacular. Even with this “two-world” distinction, the 1,800 residents of the community are as close-knit as ever.
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The Essence of Lookout Mountain
Because of its close proximity to Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain gives home buyers and residents the best of big city convenience while offering them an escape to a beautiful suburbia. Nothing beats the view of Chattanooga from Lookout Mountain. As you drive the scenic mountain roads lined with breathtaking vistas, you’ll quickly see why so many are beginning to call this community “Tennessee’s secret”. It’s charm will leave you wanting more.
There is no shortage of thrills to be had here at Lookout Mountain. The area houses three world-famous attractions that both serve to showcase the splendor of Lookout Mountain and the gorgeous views of the Chattanooga Valley:
- Ruby Falls - Named one of the “10 Most Incredible Cave Waterfalls on Earth”, you’ll be blown away on the guided tour by a panoramic view from the tower and even more so by the 145-foot underground waterfall.
- Incline Railway - Recently awarded “America’s Most Amazing Mile”, the Incline Railway has impressed generations for well over a century and is still as jaw-dropping as it was when it was founded in 1895.
- Rock City - Six miles from Chattanooga and 1700 feet above sea level, Rock City will take your breath away. If the view doesn’t do it, the 100-foot waterfall, Fairyland Caverns, or the summit where you can “See Seven States” will be sure to finish that job.
In addition to all of this fun, be prepared to have tons more at the variety of local festivals and community sports leagues. When you want a taste of “city-style”, just drive 15 minutes to downtown Chattanooga.
Experience Lookout Mountain's Rich History
But Point Park, and the entire Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, is a great place to learn about the "Battle Above The Clouds." Take a ranger-guided tour of the military park, visit The Battles for Chattanooga museum to learn how Lookout Mountain (and its commanding presence) played a role in the Civil War, or hike one of several trails throughout the Lookout Mountain Battlefield.
Other historic and scenic points of interest worth discovering include Cravens House, the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, and Ruby Falls.
What Life is Like in Lookout Mountain
It's quiet in Lookout Mountain. Trees shade the 2-lane roads throughout the community, and the homes are close to these historic attractions. Select homes on Grandview Avenue and East Brow Road have commanding views of Chattanooga and the Tennessee River from their windows.
The hub of the community's services is along Scenic Highway, and restaurants such as Cafe on the Corner and Talus offer a local dining experience in a beautiful storefront. Local clubs and sports teams bring residents together over a soccer game or other outdoor adventure, and its public schools are known state-wide for their excellence.
Here, life feels quaint and laid-back. It's the perfect place to live.
The Schools of Lookout Mountain
Parents will be nothing short of impressed with the education that the children of Lookout Mountain have access to. With the efforts of the community, teachers, and students these schools consistently produce stellar results and some have even achieved the coveted 10 of 10 ranking on the Great Schools Rating system. Public schools serving Lookout Mountain include Fairyland Elementary School.
With this level of dedication to its children, it’s no wonder more and more parents of school-aged minds are beginning to discover Lookout Mountain. The educators here are truly set to turn the youth of the area into the world-changers of tomorrow. For Lookout Mountain residents choosing private school education, a multitude of options exist down the mountain, such as Chattanooga Christian School, McCallie School, Baylor School, and Girls Preparatory School. Also an integral part of the Lookout Mountain community is Covenant College, a Christian liberal arts college.
Be On the “Lookout” For Your Dream Home
Whether you’re a home buyer ready to get moving or a home seller looking to learn the value of their property in Lookout Mountain contact us and let us partner with you to reach your goals. If you are interested in finding a home in this beautiful and unique community, call me at 423-304-5227. I would be happy to help you find the best place to live.