Real Estate offerings in Roswell are diverse. Atlanta luxury homes along both Riverside Drive and Azalea Drive are some of the most beautiful homes anywhere in the Atlanta area. Golf country clubs like Horseshoe Bend and Willow Springs are well established and offer fantastic country club lifestyles. Many other swim/tennis neighborhoods, first time homebuyer subdivisions and townhomes can be found in Roswell at an excellent value. View Roswell homes for sale.
From downtown, Roswell is located approximately 20 miles north (on the northern banks of the Chattahoochee River) just on the outskirts of Atlanta. View homes for sale in Roswell.
Gold was discovered in the northern part of Georgia in 1828 which created a flux of settlers to relocate to the area including Roswell King of Darien, Georgia. Traveling via horseback, Mr. King proceeded along the Chattahoochee River and soon discovered vast natural resources that he believed would be perfect for a mill. View Roswell homes for sale.
In 1839, Roswell King incorporated The Roswell Manufacturing Company. This cotton mill became extremely successful and continued to grow. Mr. King soon began to present investment opportunities to his colleagues and shortly thereafter a community was founded. View homes for sale in Roswell.
Roswell King’s wife, passed away before she could relocate from Darien, Georgia. She never had the opportunity to visit the town that was named after her husband. View Roswell homes for sale.
In the past 15 years Roswell has developed into a thriving city of approximately 84,000. Roswell residents boast that with this growth they have managed to hold onto the small-town atmosphere where a strong sense of family and community still dominates. View homes for sale in Roswell.
Sites you will want to experience:
Chattahoochee River & Trail System – Includes 16 miles of glorious trails which wind throughout the city.
Bulloch Hall – This mansion was built in 1840 by one of the first settlers in Roswell, Mayor James Stephens Bulloch. On December 22, 1853 Mr. Bulloch’s daughter, Mittie, married Theodore Roosevelt. They soon became the proud parents of our 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
Barrington Hall – This historic house museum was the home of Barrington King- Roswell King’s (whom the city was named after) son.
Smith Plantation Home – Located in Historic Roswell this 1840’s home still includes the original inside furnishings and outbuildings. View Roswell homes for sale.
Roswell Annual Events Festivals:
Roswell Roots – This festival of black history and culture takes place in February.
Roswell Criterium Bike Race – A professional bicycle race in Roswell’s Historic District takes place in May.
Colors Festival of Arts – A great opportunity for artists and craftsmen takes place in May.
Memorial Day Ceremony – Always held on Memorial Day in the Memorial Garden of Roswell City Hall at the Faces of War Memorial Site.
The Roswell Magnolia Storytelling Festival – Storytellers and interpreters all throughout the Southeast assemble in Roswell, to share stories passed from one generation to the next. Takes place in June.
Roswell’s 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza – Celebrate the 4th at Roswell High School. Enjoy the fireworks and musical entertainment- fun for all ages!
The Roswell Arts Festival – Is open to all artists and is held on the town square. Takes place in September.
The Roswell Woman – A health, beauty and lifestyle expo. Takes place in October.
A Taste of Roswell – Enjoy the culinary talents of many Roswell Restaurants. Takes place in October.
Roswell Heritage Music Festival –Features Bluegrass and Old Time Bands. Takes place in October.
Christmas In Roswell – Experience the holiday season in Historic Roswell. Many of the historic homes will be seasonally adorned and open for tours to the general public. Take the opportunity to partake in a High Tea ceremony or enjoy the winter lighting of Town Square. View homes for sale in Roswell.