Choosing the right place to build a custom home can be a challenging task for most, especially in the metro Atlanta area. Many people are looking for a more quiet area to live, but with access to their job or the attractions that Atlanta has to offer. Bartow County Georgia is an area with features attractive to both young families and retirees.
Traditionally considered part of northwest Georgia, Bartow County is now included in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The southeastern part of the county, near Cartersville, is becoming a booming commuter town (bedroom community) approximately than 40 miles from downtown Atlanta on I-75.
Bartow County is quickly becoming a place where people want to build homes and settle down with their families. With its easy access to I-75 and Highway 20, Bartow County is an ideal place to live for those who work in Atlanta, but want a more peaceful and serene quality of life.
What to do in Bartow County Georgia
Bartow is home to many outdoor and indoor activities for young families and retirees alike. Bartow county has many outdoor features like hiking trials, parks, playgrounds, and sports complexes. For those with more educational and historical tastes, Bartow is home to many museums and historical sites, including Tellus Science Museum (an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution) and the Etowah Indian Mounds. Other attractions include theBooth Western Art Museum, Bartow History Museum, Adairsville Rail Depot Age of Steam Museum, and the Euharlee History Museum, the Rose Lawn Museum, and Pettit Creek Farms.
For people looking for a more active lifestyle, Bartow County is home to several established and emerging cities. Cartersville, located just off of I-75, is the county seat and is home to a great dining community and an active historic downtown area. Adairsville is home to the Calhoun Premium Outlets as well as Barnsley Resort. Adairsville is also halfway between Chattanooga, TN and Atlanta, GA, giving you lots of entertainment options. The city of Cassville is a historic gem just waiting to be discovered. Its currently home to The Old Cassville Post Office Museum and the Cassville Confederate Cemetery.
The city of Emerson is quickly turning into one of the hottest cities in metro Atlanta. Emerson is home to the restaurant, Doug’s Place, which was been featured in Southern Living magazine and is the future home to the LakePoint Sports development. For those looking for a more quiet lifestyle, Euharlee and Kingston may be just what you’re looking for. Both cities are still quiet, rural towns.
If you are considering building a home in Cartersville or in any one of the beautiful cities in Bartow County, please contact Precision Custom Home Builders to talk about your custom dream home!