east cobb real estate near atlanta

East Cobb Real Estate

EAST COBB – Beginning in the 1970’s this area east of Marietta’s city limits outward to the Fulton County line experienced an explosion of growth as people moved out to the suburbs. A vibrant and very desirable family oriented area of lovely homes, convenient shopping, and some of the finest schools in metro Atlanta, many of which have won state and national awards of excellence.

East Cobb Neighborhoods are usually defined by well-planned subdivisions with active community associations. Many communities have their own pool and tennis facilities. Though there is not much more room to grow, small enclaves of new homes continue to be built, and there is usually a good selection of new and resale East Cobb real estate for sale available in all styles and prices above $200K.

East Cobb real estate includes some of the most lavish homes in Cobb County and prices vary from the 200’s to over $8,000,000 for Luxury East Cobb real estate properties, with many highly sought after new and existing homes available in the $450,000 to $650,000 range. East Cobb, along with the cities of Roswell and Alpharetta in North Fulton County is consistently rated among the very best places to live in all of metro Atlanta.

Cobb County like North Fulton has some of the best public schools in metro Atlanta, and many of those are located in East Cobb communities. East Cobb along with the rest of Cobb County also has the benefit of lower property taxes than Fulton County, and East Cobb homes are a closer commute to the business and financial districts in downtown Atlanta, and the Atlanta Airport.

East Cobb (Marietta GA) Real Estate

East Cobb generally refers to certain areas of Cobb County, Georgia located north and east of Interstate 75, north and west of the Chattahoochee River and west of North Fulton County. The northern border of East Cobb is roughly Hwy 92 wich separates Cobb County from Cherokee County. East Cobb does not have an official zip code, however its communities can be distinguished by homes in the postal codes of 30067,30068,30062, and 30066 in unincorporated Marietta, as well as a sizeable portion of unincorporated Roswell (a Fulton County city) also falling within the East Cobb section of Cobb County located north of Shallowford Rd in postal code 30075. No part of East Cobb technically falls within incorporated city limits.

The Chattahoochee River runs along the southern end of East Cobb and offers fishing, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, camping, picnicking and hiking. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area provides another 48 miles of public riverfront access for visitors. Sope Creek begins in the northern part of Cobb County and winds its way through East Cobb past the ruins of the historic Soap Creek Mill before it ends at the Chattahoochee River. A recent addition to the areas many parks is East Cobb Park which features paved walking trails, family movie nights, a picnic pavilion, a fenced recreation and playground areas.

East Cobb is dedicated to the preservation of its beautiful neighborhoods along with the thoughtful, carefully planned growth of its community to assure a continued family-friendly lifestyle, altogether, making it one of the most desirable places to live in metro Atlanta.