Collegedale + Apison

Relaxed Living

The enduring appeal of Collegedale and Apison – two communities that sit just north of the Georgia state line – is their close proximity to city amenities while still offering residents a relaxed lifestyle.

 

Family-friendly subdivisions, sprawling country estates, and a slew of new constructions make up the real estate landscape in Collegedale and Apison. Barnsley Park is one of the newest subdivisions in Collegedale, which is also home to established neighborhoods Mulberry Park and Wellesley. Apison features several master-planned communities, including Magnolia Farms, The Ridges of Crystal Brook, Hideaway at Bentwood Cove, Prairie Pass, and Hawks Landing, that offer custom housing ideal for professionals, families, and retirees alike.

Only a short drive away from Collegedale and Apison, Enterprise South Industrial Park features a variety of employers such as Amazon, Volkswagen’s North American plant, Gestamp, ADM, and Plastic Omnium. Collegedale is also home to Southern Adventist University and McKee Foods Corporation.

Collegedale and Apison provide easy access to downtown Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport via I-75. The interstate also provides access to thoroughfares leading to Nashville, Knoxville, Birmingham, and Atlanta. 

Collegedale residents send their children to Wolftever Creek Elementary, Ooltewah Elementary, Ooltewah Middle, and Ooltewah High School. Students living in Apison attend Apison Elementary and East Hamilton Middle and High Schools. Both communities are also close to private schools such as Lester Coon Adventist School, Standifer Gap SDA School, Collegedale Academy, Grace Academy, Silverdale Baptist Academy, and St. Nicholas School. In Collegedale, Southern Adventist University sits on a 1,300-acre campus and awards associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. See the red pins on the map below.

Collegedale and Apison offer convenient options for family medical and dental care, along with several pharmacies and urgent care facilities. Nearby medical centers include CHI Memorial Imaging Center in Ooltewah, Erlanger East Hospital in East Brainerd, Parkridge East Hospital in East Ridge, two Parkridge Valley behavioral health campuses in East Brainerd, and Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland. Several award-winning senior care centers are nearby, including The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale, Morning Pointe of East Hamilton, Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove, Life Care Center of Collegedale, and Garden Plaza of Greenbriar Cove. See the blue pins on the map below.

Owned and operated by Southern Adventist University, Collegedale’s Village Market is a go-to spot for vegetarian and natural foods. Nearby, European Market #1 stocks a range of specialty international products, including German, Polish, Russian, and Italian offerings. Ooltewah’s Publix, ALDI, Food City, and Walmart Supercenter are a short drive away. See the green pins on the map below.

The Collegedale Commons is home to the Collegedale Market, which serves the eastern end of Hamilton County with fresh produce, local art, and artisan foods. The Commons is also a popular venue for seasonal events such as The Fall Market and the Mistletoe Market, which feature local craft and food vendors. Owned and operated by Southern Adventist University, Village Market is stocked with gluten-free products and meat substitutes in addition to vitamins, supplements, and bulk items. Other grocery stores, including Walmart Supercenter, Publix, and Food City, as well as shopping destination Cambridge Square, are not far away.

Collegedale and Apison’s array of international flavors is impressive, with Peruvian, Chinese, Indian, and Latin cuisine all in supply. More traditional American fare and a number of chain restaurants are also available.

A favorite spot for locals, Wolftever Creek Greenway runs alongside Wolftever Creek into Collegedale and provides ample opportunities for recreation. Along the greenway, you’ll find Veterans Memorial Park, a Nature Nook, a dog park, and Imagination Station – an award-winning playground with a caboose and train platform, sandbox, stationary exercise equipment, and more. Just a short drive away, the 263-acre Red Clay State Historic Park has picnic areas, an amphitheater, and natural landmark Blue Hole Spring.

Avid golfers can take advantage of The Ooltewah Club and The Honors Course, located in Ooltewah. Also nearby is the Summit of Softball Complex, boasting eight playing fields and a regular host of regional and natural tournaments. In Collegedale, the Tucker Road Recreation Area offers a playground, soccer field, and pavilion.

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Relaxed Living

The enduring appeal of Collegedale and Apison – two communities that sit just north of the Georgia state line – is their close proximity to city amenities while still offering residents a relaxed lifestyle.

Real Estate:

Family-friendly subdivisions, sprawling country estates, and a slew of new constructions make up the real estate landscape in Collegedale and Apison. Barnsley Park is one of the newest subdivisions in Collegedale, which is also home to established neighborhoods Mulberry Park and Wellesley. Apison features several master-planned communities, including Magnolia Farms, The Ridges of Crystal Brook, Hideaway at Bentwood Cove, Prairie Pass, and Hawks Landing, that offer custom housing ideal for professionals, families, and retirees alike.

Top Employers:

Only a short drive away from Collegedale and Apison, Enterprise South Industrial Park features a variety of employers such as Amazon, Volkswagen’s North American plant, Gestamp, ADM, and Plastic Omnium. Collegedale is also home to Southern Adventist University and McKee Foods Corporation.

Transportation:

Collegedale and Apison provide easy access to downtown Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport via I-75. The interstate also provides access to thoroughfares leading to Nashville, Knoxville, Birmingham, and Atlanta. 

Education:

Collegedale residents send their children to Wolftever Creek Elementary, Ooltewah Elementary, Ooltewah Middle, and Ooltewah High School. Students living in Apison attend Apison Elementary and East Hamilton Middle and High Schools. Both communities are also close to private schools such as Lester Coon Adventist School, Standifer Gap SDA School, Collegedale Academy, Grace Academy, Silverdale Baptist Academy, and St. Nicholas School. In Collegedale, Southern Adventist University sits on a 1,300-acre campus and awards associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. See the red pins on the map below.

Health + Wellness:

Collegedale and Apison offer convenient options for family medical and dental care, along with several pharmacies and urgent care facilities. Nearby medical centers include CHI Memorial Imaging Center in Ooltewah, Erlanger East Hospital in East Brainerd, Parkridge East Hospital in East Ridge, two Parkridge Valley behavioral health campuses in East Brainerd, and Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland. Several award-winning senior care centers are nearby, including The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale, Morning Pointe of East Hamilton, Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove, Life Care Center of Collegedale, and Garden Plaza of Greenbriar Cove. See the blue pins on the map below.

Grocery Stores:

Owned and operated by Southern Adventist University, Collegedale’s Village Market is a go-to spot for vegetarian and natural foods. Nearby, European Market #1 stocks a range of specialty international products, including German, Polish, Russian, and Italian offerings. Ooltewah’s Publix, ALDI, Food City, and Walmart Supercenter are a short drive away. See the green pins on the map below.

Shopping:

The Collegedale Commons is home to the Collegedale Market, which serves the eastern end of Hamilton County with fresh produce, local art, and artisan foods. The Commons is also a popular venue for seasonal events such as The Fall Market and the Mistletoe Market, which feature local craft and food vendors. Owned and operated by Southern Adventist University, Village Market is stocked with gluten-free products and meat substitutes in addition to vitamins, supplements, and bulk items. Other grocery stores, including Walmart Supercenter, Publix, and Food City, as well as shopping destination Cambridge Square, are not far away.

Dining:

Collegedale and Apison’s array of international flavors is impressive, with Peruvian, Chinese, Indian, and Latin cuisine all in supply. More traditional American fare and a number of chain restaurants are also available.

Outdoors + Parks:

A favorite spot for locals, Wolftever Creek Greenway runs alongside Wolftever Creek into Collegedale and provides ample opportunities for recreation. Along the greenway, you’ll find Veterans Memorial Park, a Nature Nook, a dog park, and Imagination Station – an award-winning playground with a caboose and train platform, sandbox, stationary exercise equipment, and more. Just a short drive away, the 263-acre Red Clay State Historic Park has picnic areas, an amphitheater, and natural landmark Blue Hole Spring.

Sports:

Avid golfers can take advantage of The Ooltewah Club and The Honors Course, located in Ooltewah. Also nearby is the Summit of Softball Complex, boasting eight playing fields and a regular host of regional and natural tournaments. In Collegedale, the Tucker Road Recreation Area offers a playground, soccer field, and pavilion.

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