New Homes You Can See This Week
West Cobb & Paulding
Hiram, Smyrna, Dallas, Kennesaw, Marietta, Acworth, Mableton and Powder Springs
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North Fulton and East Cobb
Looking for a new home, a new condominium or a new townhome in West Cobb or Paulding County? Here are some things you should know:
Interstate 75 divides Cobb County into two parts, West Cobb and East Cobb. Marietta is West Cobb's largest city, and the area also includes the cities of Acworth, Kennesaw, Mableton, Powder Springs, and Smyrna. West Cobb is bordered by Paulding on the west, Bartow and Cherokee to the north, East Cobb to the east and Douglas and South Fulton to the south.
West Cobb is the home of the massive Lockheed Martin aircraft plant where the C-130 Hercules is being built by more than seven thousand employees. Kennesaw State University is in West Cobb with a current enrollment of more than thirty-two thousand students. By contrast, Lake Allatoona, one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers most frequently visited lakes in the nation, is at the northern edge of West Cobb. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, with nearly three thousand acres, is a great place to hike, find scenic views of Atlanta and to learn about the Civil War.
Great shopping can be found throughout West Cobb from Towne Center Mall and Cumberland Mall to open-air, pedestrian-friendly shopping at The Avenue West Cobb.
New home prices in West Cobb cover everything from entry level homes in the high hundreds to golf course community homes selling in the millions. In West Cobb you can find rows of townhomes, single family homes on large lots, close-in single family homes on urban-sized small lots, and homes in Active Adult communities. Whether you want a new home close-in, near the historic Marietta Square, or a trendy new home in Smyrna/Vinings, a home at the foot of Kennesaw Mountain or a home with plenty of room for your kids - whatever you are looking for, you're almost sure to find a new home for sale somewhere in West Cobb County.
Currently, there are more than one hundred communities actively selling new homes in West Cobb and Paulding Counties, covering all price ranges. Because of the size of West Cobb, land prices range from relatively inexpensive in the western-most side of the county to land prices which result in homes priced well over half of a million in the most desirable and close-in locations. Generally, however, new home prices in West Cobb are relatively affordable as compared to East Cobb, North Fulton and Inside I-285.