Lookout Mountain Real Estate
SCENIC MOUNTAIN VISTAS
Known for its breathtaking views, premier schools, and friendly community, Lookout Mountain is an ideal family location.
Esteemed for its breathtaking views, rich history, top attractions, and outdoor recreation, Lookout Mountain offers up fun for children and adults alike.
REAL ESTATE: Lookout Mountain is a great place to raise a family with its variety of elegant homes and scenic views. Many of the homes in the area feature craftsman or colonial-style architecture and overlook either Chattanooga Valley or Lookout Valley. Neighborhoods such as Cloudland Station and Brow Wood feature customizable homes in a planned community. A wide range of sizes, price ranges, and lots can be found on Lookout Mountain.
TOP EMPLOYERS: Only 15 minutes from downtown Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain provides access to top employers such as Unum, EPB, BlueCross BlueShield, Erlanger Health System, Parkridge Health System, CHI Memorial, TVA, Chattanooga Bakery, Sanofi, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and city and county governments.
TRANSPORTATION: Residents in the area not only have convenient access to downtown Chattanooga, but also to I-24, I-75, and I-59, allowing for easy travel to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport as well as Nashville, Knoxville, Birmingham, and Atlanta.
EDUCATION: Students attend Lookout Mountain, Fairyland, or Lookout Valley elementary schools as well as Lookout Valley Middle/High School. The area is also home to Covenant College, an undergraduate and graduate Christian liberal arts school, as well as Good Shepherd School, a private preschool.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Lookout Mountain has everything for health and wellness, from pharmaceutical options to medical and dental care. The area is home to Thrive at Brow Wood, which boasts independent and assisted living as well as memory care for seniors. Erlanger, Parkridge, CHI Memorial, and Kindred hospitals are a short drive away.
DID YOU KNOW?
Not long after the Civil War, Lookout Mountain became a popular tourist destination. Tourists would often arrive in downtown Chattanooga by train and secure a buggy for $2. From there, it was a four-hour ride to get to what is now known as Point Park.
ATTRACTIONS: Ruby Falls has been a popular destination for Lookout Mountain residents since the 1930s, boasting the United States' deepest commercial waterfall as well as High Point ZIP Adventure, an attraction with 700 feet of zip lines and a 40-foot climbing tower. Lover's Leap, only a stone's throw away at Rock City, allows visitors a bird's-eye view of seven states from the overlook. The Incline Railway, which takes visitors to the top of Lookout Mountain on a century-old railway system, is another premier attraction in the area.
HISTORIC SITES: Lookout Mountain is home to Point Park and Cravens House, which commemorate the 1863 "Battle Above the Clouds." It's a great location to learn about Chattanooga's role in the Civil War while also enjoying scenic views.
OUTDOORS: Lookout Mountain is a hot spot for outdoor recreation. Residents enjoy local hang gliding, and a tandem flight allows for an unrivaled view of the city. Hiking enthusiasts will enjoy Glen Falls Trail, Sunset Rock, Bluff Trail, and Lula Lake. Camping and horseback riding, as well as 64 miles of hiking trails and 30 miles of biking trails, can be enjoyed at nearby Cloudland Canyon State Park.
DINING AND SPORTS: Whether you're looking for a quick bite to eat or a fine dining experience, Lookout Mountain has a variety of restaurants to choose from. Known for their Southern flavor, Cafe on the Corner and Cafe 7 at Rock City are popular eateries. Residents can also enjoy golfing, tennis, a fitness center, swimming pool, and dining at the Lookout Mountain Club.
FESTIVALS: Lookout Mountain is a destination known for festivals. Rock City's Rocktoberfest features authentic German food and dance. During the holiday season, Rock City visitors enjoy the Enchanted Garden of Lights. Shamrock City celebrates the luck of the Irish, while spring welcomes EarthDayz and the stunning Southern Blooms Festival. Other popular events include Ruby Falls' top-rated Dread Hollow, Christmas Underground, and Romance at Ruby.
Did you Know:
Lookout Mountain went down in baseball history in 1931 when 17-year-old Jackie Mitchell, one of the first female pitchers for the Chattanooga Lookouts, struck out New York Yankee teammates Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
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