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Homes for Sale in Marietta, GA: Small Town Feel with Big City Attractions

In Marietta a rich Southern legacy flavors this thoroughly modern city. Residents and visitors love the small-town feel and the big-city attractions. Marietta is the Cobb County seat and has a population of about 57,000. Homes for sale in Marietta, GA are known for good value and family amenities. An iconic Marietta landmark is the “Big Chicken,” a 56-foot-tall bird that has graced the top of a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant since 1956!

Located just 15 miles northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County, Marietta has been named an All-America City and one of the top 25 places in the U.S. to retire. It’s also a top place to work, with many corporate offices and headquarters including North American Container Corp., Lockheed Martin and WellStar Kennestone Hospital.

Marietta’s proximity to the City of Atlanta, educated workforce, and status as an All-American City make it the perfect location for Lennar Atlanta and Marietta, GA communities. A variety of options and good home value, have attracted people to our communities in this area.

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Houses for Sale in Marietta: Great Schools, Great Culture, and Great People

The economy is fueled by a well-educated workforce. Institutions of higher learning include Life College (a school of chiropractic), as well as Southern Polytechnic State University, which is part of the University of Georgia System and Chattahoochee Technical College. City schools are highly rated. And houses for sale in Marietta are affordable and diverse—from restored 19th century cottages to the latest in energy-efficient new construction.

Downtown Marietta is a vibrant and popular destination. Locals and tourists flock there to eat, shop for antiques, attend cultural events and celebrate the holidays. On or near the square you’ll find top-notch theater (The Strand, Theater in the Square) and restaurants (Asian, Colombian, Greek French, American, Southwestern, etc.) to satisfy every budget and palette.

There are world-class museums including the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta Museum of History, Gone with the Wind Museum and Marietta Fire Museum. Just minutes from the square is the Atlanta Lyric Theater, which performs the best in musical theater at the Cobb Civic Center. The Cobb Performing Arts Centre is a world-renown venue for theater and roadway shows, ballet, concerts, opera and special events. In summer kids from across the region chill at White Water, a popular local water park.

New Homes in Marietta, GA: A City that Has It All

Life in Marietta is about 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta. Shopping, places of worship, health care and new homes in Marietta, GA are all plentiful. The city boasts accessible trails for hiking and biking, golf courses and many pools and tennis courts. The Atlanta Braves will establish their new home in Marietta beginning in 2017.
Looking for a great place to call home? Discover the lifestyle and fine new homes in Marietta, GA. Marietta has it all – great schools, easy access to the City of Atlanta, plenty to do, and great new home value.