Roswell is just 20 minutes north of Atlanta and is located on the northern banks of the Chattahoochee River. This historic city has been nationally and locally recognized as one of the best cities in the United States. In 2015 Money.com ranked the metropolitan area of Roswell, Sandy Springs and Atlanta as the second Best City in the U.S. for Millennials and in 2010, Roswell was listed as the 76th best place to live in the US. Roswell. With an abundance of fine and casual dining, shopping, and outdoor activities this area has a great deal to offer singles, families with children, and seniors too. Roswell real estate includes many well-established neighborhoods as well as many new developments.
Roswell Real Estate
You’ll find a mixture of historic homes and new construction in Roswell. Many of Roswell’s neighborhoods feature amenities like playgrounds, swimming pools and tennis courts. For golf and other country club style amenities, there is Country Club of Roswell, Horseshoe Bend and Brookfield Country Club.
Life in Roswell
Roswell has so much to do that there is really no reason to ever go anywhere else. Canton Street, with its historic charm, art galleries, restaurants, sidewalk cafes, boutiques and antique stores, is the place to fully experience Roswell. Roswell is also known throughout the metro area for its popular local restaurants like Ceviche Taqueria, The Fickle Pickle, Salt Factory, Swallow at the Hollow, Pure and Hugo’s Oyster Bar. Excellent shopping opportunities can also be found at nearby North Point Mall and Avalon in Alpharetta.
Barrington, Bulloch and Smith, a trio of antebellum homes, are located in historic Roswell and are open to the public. Roswell is also home to a thriving arts community. The city offers a variety of activities and events for its residents including: The Roswell Arts Festival, the Flying Colors Butterfly Festival, Chattahoochee River Race, Alive After 5 (street music and dining on Canton Street), Taste of Roswell, Roswell River Food Truck Weekends, Live! in Roswell, The Annual Roswell Azalea Festival, The Roswell Cycling Festival and Criterium Bike Race, ghosts tours and many more.
With 18 parks that cover nearly 900 acres as well as the Chattahoochee River there is something for every nature lover. The Chattahoochee Nature Center offers trails for biking, running and hiking as well as rafting and kayaking on the river and educational classes. A few of the many parks are listed below.
The Fulton County School System serves the residents of Roswell.
Nearby Private Schools include: