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Real Estate Award Winner for The Best 55+ Community in Metro Atlanta

On Thursday, August 26, 2021, The Village on Blackwell Creek was selected as the 2021 Real Estate Award Winner for The Best 55+ Community in the metro Atlanta area.  The event was hosted by Modern Luxury Interiors, Atlanta, and held at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) in Buckhead.

The award was accepted by Jenni Bonura the President & CEO of Harry Norman REALTORS and Doug Hosmer, Broker of the Harry Norman, REALTORS Big Canoe® office that is the listing brokerage for The Village on Blackwell Creek. Bruce and Burkett, the community’s developers, and Doug Hosmer said that it is truly an honor to receive this prestigious award and we look forward to continuing to make our nature-centric community the finest in North Georgia.


The Village Community Tour

Take a video tour of beautiful community where you can enjoy nature from the comfort of you back porch or walk our beautiful nature trails. Easy access to shopping and the nature of North Georgia. Come up and take a tour in person and see what all the excitement is about.

North Georgia's
Premier 55+

Beautiful homes and nature are the center of our beautiful active adult community.

  • Spacious homes with detailed finishes
  • Single floor living designs
  • Large private wooded lots
  • Georgia Audubon Wildlife preserve
  • Easy drive lighted streets
  • Independant living cottages
  • The Timbers assisted living

Inspired Finishes

Attention to detail and high end finishes highlight Bruce & Burkett homes.

Curtis Burkett

Builder and Developer

Burkett has been building in Big Canoe since 1993, specializing in mountain home construction using a unique recognizable brand in the Big Canoe Community.

Curtis Burkett was instrumental in the formation of the Preferred Builder Program by Big Canoe Developer Bill Byrne in 1993. Projects for the Big Canoe POA include the renovation of the Canoe Lodge (currently the POA offices) and the Sconti Club Veranda. He has specialized in custom home construction and land development business for over 24 years and has constructed over 300 homes in the state of Georgia and Texas. His projects include designing and constructing homes and serving as general contractor for several commercial projects, such as a new business offices, restaurants, retail strip center as well as residential and commercial land development.

Curtis Burkett is a highly experienced builder who is focused on providing our “Village” customers with the highest quality homes they expect.

Wayne Bruce

Builder and Developer

Wayne Bruce has designed, remodeled and or built approximately 280 to 300 homes in Big Canoe over the past 22 years

Additionally he has completed several projects for the Big Canoe POA, including the Tennis Center renovation, new Front Gate House, Black Bear Pub renovation, Black Bear Pub Stone patio and Sconti Club Pavilion along with Burkett. He started his building career in San Antonio, Tex. with Centex Homes and attributes his success to God-given talent, passion and a love of creating and building. His designs have been featured in several national publications such as “Log Home Living” and “Timber Home Illustrated”.

Wayne Bruce has designed and built over 300 homes in Big Canoe and will design the features our customers want into their beautiful homes in “The Village”.

Doug Hosmer

Harry Norman Realtors


Doug is the broker for the Harry Norman office serving the area in and around Big Canoe

Doug and the team at the North Georgia Office is honored to be the exclusive listing broker for The Village on Blackwell Creek. The builders, Bruce & Burkett, build the finest quality homes you can find in North Georgia. The community provides a nature-centric lifestyle that is second to none…please come for a visit and see what all the excitement is about.

Doug Hosmer is focused on providing our customers in “The Village” a easy transaction for buying a home and through the construction process.