Where to Shop in Lake Oconee

Where to Shop in Lake Oconee

  • Riezl Baker
  • 02/5/23
Located 80 miles east of Atlanta, Lake Oconee is a popular destination for boaters, fishers, and swimmers. The area also contains several excellent golf courses and a number of prestigious luxury communities. If you’ve been looking into Lake Oconee luxury homes, perhaps you’re thinking about entering the market for yourself. Or, maybe you’re simply looking for an opportunity to get away, and you’re imagining a visit to Lake Oconee on the horizon. No matter how much time you have in town, you won’t want to miss out on a chance to visit these top Lake Oconee shops while you’re around.

Lights of Oconee

113 Harmony Crossing STE 1, Eatonton, GA 31024
Lights of Oconee is a family-owned business that sells beautiful home decor and some of the best door and cabinet hardware you’ll find in the region. The business first opened its doors in 2004 and has been working hard to treat each customer like family ever since. Their creative and innovative selection of lights will help you fully customize your home to your exact preferences. The caring staff takes pride in advising their customers throughout the entire purchasing process. They want you to have a home that reflects your unique tastes and lifestyle.

Lake Country Outfitters

1020 Lake Oconee Pkwy, Eatonton, GA 31024
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Lake Country Outfitters is a local sporting goods store that carries fishing, boating, and camping equipment. You can also stop in to pick up any golf supplies that you need for your next round. Come by to stock up on rods, reels, lures, and bait before you hit the lake to cast a line. They also sell apparel and accessories perfect for an active lifestyle.

Oconee Leisure

937 Greensboro Rd, Eatonton, GA 31024
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Oconee Leisure has been a leading area producer of spas and hot tubs for the last 20 years. They recently opened a 10,000-square-foot showroom in Lake Oconee. Not only does hydrotherapy offer a number of health benefits, but it’s also a luxurious and relaxing way to end a day. You can come by to shop through their selection of spas and hot tubs before choosing the perfect addition for your outdoor living area. They also provide landscape lighting and various leisure accessories, including pool toys and water equipment.

Lake Oconee Antique Mall

871 Harmony Rd, Eatonton, GA 31024
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Lake Oconee Antique Mall resides in a large warehouse-style building filled with vintage items, such as furniture, home decor, and collectibles. Many of the items are one-of-a-kind and hard to find anywhere else. The store is open seven days a week, and the staff is always ready to go above and beyond to help you find what you are looking for. They also have an onsite cafe in case you need to take a break from looking at antiques and grab a bite to eat.

Camille & Company

109 Harmony Rd # 6, Eatonton, GA 31024
This popular local boutique carries a rich and diverse collection of apparel that will complement any wardrobe and style. They sell dresses in a variety of colors, sizes, and styles, along with accessories to match. They regularly receive new merchandise, and guests always seem to find something new in the store each time they stop by. The staff is friendly and helpful, willing to go the extra mile to make sure you have a memorable and positive experience in their store.

The Artisans Village Art Gallery

110 W Marion St, Eatonton, GA 31024
The Artisans Village exists to bring artists in the area together. They hope to provide opportunities for each person to connect, learn, and share their artwork with each other. The gallery is located in downtown Eatonton and contains a wide selection of art in a variety of mediums. You’ll find everything from paintings to wood carvings to pottery and jewelry when you stop in. Some artists will even rent studio space and create their works onsite. You can find goods that are both practical and beautiful to take home with you. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday beginning at 11 am.

Deer Run Florist

646 Old Phoenix Rd NE Suite G, Eatonton, GA 31024
Deer Run Florist recently celebrated their 25th anniversary in Lake Oconee. For the past 10 years, they have been mentioned on the “Best of Lake Oconee” list. Their mission is to help their customers celebrate the big and small events of life. They produce high-quality artisan bouquets, but what their customers truly value is their attentive and caring customer service. Each visit to Deer Run Florist will add some extra beauty to your day. They open at 9 am Monday through Saturday, and they are closed on Sundays. Check out their website to browse through their selections and offerings.

Kitchen Store & More at Oconee Interiors

109 Harmony Crossing Suite 1 & 2, Eatonton, GA 31024
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Kitchen Store & More sells a variety of kitchenware and barware along with decorative items, linens, and a charming selection of gifts. A small group of interior designers runs the store, with the goal of elevating the interiors of their customers’ homes. They specialize in commercial and residential design, and each of their designers has a keen eye for detail and an expert sense of what each client is looking for. Many of their products are the inspiration of Marily Alea, an eclectic interior designer who has traveled the world with her husband Emilio. She brings many of her cross-cultural experiences into her designs, and she regularly works with clients to customize various pieces based on their exact preferences. She hopes to create products that are a direct reflection of each client’s specific tastes and lifestyles.

Once you get a feel for how many excellent shopping options there are to explore in the Lake Oconee area, you may start wondering if this is a place that you want to call home. Riezl Baker has over 20 years of experience buying and selling Lake Oconee luxury homes. She has expert insight into the local market, and she takes pride in educating her clients about how to make the best decisions when buying or selling property. Reach out today to get started.

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Riezl Baker

Riezl Baker

Realtor® | Founding Principal

About The Author

Riezl Baker is an award-winning real estate agent with 22 years of real estate experience at Lake Oconee, Georgia. A resident since 1997, she is well-known for her business accomplishments and extensive community involvement. In 2020, she and her husband Ted co-founded Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group to combine their over 40 years of experience in the Lake Oconee market and with a mission to provide the highest level of service to clients.
In 2022, Riezl closed over $131 million in sales and was recognized as “Top Luxury Real Estate Leader'' by The Atlantan magazine and “Real Estate Newsmaker & Achiever'' by RIS Media. She was recognized as a 2021 Top Producer after closing over 70 transactions totaling $115 million and was awarded the Crystal Phoenix Award by the Lake Country Board of REALTORS®. 
She is passionate about her community and has been involved on a leadership level for many different organizations. She is the Past Chairman of the St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital Board and was part of the original founding Board that steered the opening of the hospital in 2013. She co-chaired the successful 2023 Heart & Soul Gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Reynolds Lake Oconee which raised over $450,000 for the local hospital. In 2010, she and her husband co-founded the Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival to benefit local education, which has evolved into a three-day destination event at The Ritz-Carlton. An advocate for the arts, Riezl is a Board Director for the Oconee Performing Arts Society (OPAS). She was the President of the Lake Country Board of Realtors® in 2016. The Atlantan magazine awarded her "Expert in Second and Vacation Homes" for 2020 and 2021. She was recognized as a "2021 Top Luxury Real Estate Industry Leader" and was also nominated as "Best Bilingual" and "Best Community Impact" in Georgia.
Riezl holds a Bachelor's degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration and joined the Hyatt Hotels as a Corporate Management Trainee. She worked for the company for seven years in Operations Management and Hospitality Sales in Houston and Atlanta. She served as a Board Director for Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the largest meeting and event industry association, and was the Editor-in-Chief of Breakout, Georgia MPI's monthly publication that is distributed to thousands of members.
As the Director of Athens (Ga.) Convention and Visitors Bureau, Riezl developed strategic plans to attract conventions to the city. In 2000, she obtained her real estate license and worked for Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties where she was a top producer for 20 years. 
Riezl is a public speaker and has spoken at several national real estate conferences and webinars. She was an invited speaker at a National Empowerment Conference in Las Vegas in 2022 where she spoke about “Successful Entrepreneurship in America.” She was also featured in a 2022 episode of Fox Business Network’s prime-time real estate show Mansion Global. 
She and her husband have been married for 26 years and have two children, Stuart, who is a junior at Yale University, and Remi, who attends Interlochen Performing Arts Academy.

Community Footprints

  • Co-Founder, LEAD Lake Oconee
  • Board Member, Oconee Performing Arts Society.
  • Board Member, St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board.
  • Past Chairman, St. Mary Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board, 2017-2019.
  • Past President, Lake Country Board of REALTORS®, 2016.
  • Co-Founder, Lake Oconee Food and Wine Festival.
  • Three-Year Chair, Heart and Soul Gala Benefit, Ritz Carlton Lake Oconee.
  • Co-Chair, Heart and Soul Benefit Gala, 2022

Work With Riezl

A consistent top producer in the Lake Oconee area, Riezl has been recognized with numerous awards for her business accomplishments and community involvement. Contact Riezl today if you are thinking of selling or buying, or both.

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