HOMES IN MARIETTA, GA
Many events are held year every year, from concerts to festivals, and even weddings. Potential Marietta property buyers will love Downtown, which offers eateries and antique shops galore! Read more about real estate in this area, as well as the unique community offerings.
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EXPLORE MARIETTA HOUSES
Marietta houses come in a range of styles. Many are colonial/traditional inspired, with beautiful brick siding and facades that hearken back to the Georgian era of architectural design. You’ll find a wide range of prices in this local market, too, with everything from multi-million dollar mansions to quaint starter homes. The city itself is chock-full of theaters, museums, tours, and more, making it a great place to live (and show off to out-of-town visitors).
Marietta is also known for having an excellent school system which provide your children the opportunity for academic excellence, including such award winners as Pope High School and Wheeler High School.
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ABOUT THE MARIETTA AREA & HOMES FOR SALE
The State of Georgia is a wonderful blend of the old and the new, southern vibrations and Northern excitement. Nowhere is this more evident than in Marietta! If you desire history and modern convenience; if you are looking for quick access to breath-taking mountains and to Atlanta’s big city excitement, (it’s conveniently located near Interstate 75); if you want fine dining, country cooking, high-end shopping and quaint hole-in-the-wall stores, then Marietta is the place to call home!
Kennesaw State University is a four-year and graduate degree state college just up the road. Recreational options abound for the whole family. There are 18 city parks providing football, baseball, softball, tennis, running, biking and a host of other competitive league and non-competitive pursuits. Your five year old can enjoy tee-ball. You middle schooler can play organized football. The active retiree and the young at heart will enjoy the golf as well as other community options like dancing, karate, day tours to name a few. Nearby, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is home to 2,923 acres of history, relaxation and some of the most breath-taking scenic views in Georgia. Lake Allatoona is moments away. You can be boating, skiing and just plain lounging on the lake in minutes.
It all starts at historic Marietta Square. Glover Park and its picturesque gazebo plus the adjacent buildings make for an exciting meeting point. Before Atlanta and Chattanooga, TN there was Marietta. Founded in mid-1800’s, the city witnessed the Civil War, (was spared by General Sherman), witnessed the country’s transition from agricultural to manufacturing to education and service industries, provided soldiers and materials in two World Wars, and evolved to the vibrant, modern home it is today. Check out the Museum of History for the story of this area.
While on the Square you can choose from a hand-dipped ice cream and some mouth-watering Barbeque. Or how about a coffee and croissant or some wonderful wines and gourmet cheeses? And the restaurants… oh, my: intimate or family dining with menus that reflect an independent chef-owned dining experience. You can people watch at the Fountain or take one of the many walking or trolley tours. Themes range from architecture, antiques, botanical, history and ghost tours.
Residents of homes in Marietta also have easy access to outdoor concerts here, as well as local and touring performances of Broadway-caliber shows. Monthly exhibits by emerging and established painters add much to the atmosphere. (Start with the monthly First Friday Art Walk!) The Farmer’s markets are to die for! Fresh produce, jams, baked goods and cured meats makes tasting a delicious adventure.
Some of the annual festivals and events include:
The Atlanta UNDY 5000 Run/Walk: Marietta and the surrounding area host running, walking and bicycle racing events for the serious competitor and the fun-seeking enthusiast. These races are scheduled through the year.
Memorial Day Remembrance, Fourth of July, and Veteran’s Day Parade: events both solemn and fun are scheduled for each of the holidays. Services at the cemeteries commemorate the sacrifices of those who have served. Military re-enactments make our history come alive. Celebrations mark a spectacular Independence Day
Christmas Tree Lighting: come participate in the annual tree lighting with crafts and activities for the whole family.
Harvest Square Arts & Crafts Festival: we all have an artistic side, and this festival provides the outlet to express it. There are goods, foods, and events to satisfy all tastes.
WE HELP MARIETTA HOME BUYERS & SELLERS
Would you like more information on homes in Marietta, GA, but prefer to speak with a real person? No problem! Send us an email, or give the team a call directly at 678-548-5513. It’s always our pleasure to speak with you, answer questions, help you make the most of your investment, or simply to assist you in getting to know the area even better.