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Many people are turning to places like a Marietta Ga Retirement Community where they can enjoy all of the amenities of a big city without actually living in the city.

If you enjoy golf, there are over 50 public and private courses within 20 miles of downtown Marietta and with a Golf Card, you can take advantage of huge discounts on some of these courses.

If you are interested in continuing your education, you can take advantage of the free education benefits Georgia offers residents 62 and older at nearby Kennesaw State University.

Marietta has several arts and history museums including a Gone With The Wind museum filled with books, costumes and movie memorabilia.

Shopping is at a premium with 3 major shopping malls, Cumberland Mall, Towne Center Mall and The Galleria. The Galleria is home to some of the most unique shops in Atlanta, from fine home furnishings and art shops to upscale clothing boutiques. Cobb Galleria Centre, next to the mall host numerous events throughout the year including arts, craft, flower, collectibles, home and cooking shows.

Located in Cobb county, northwest of Atlanta, Marietta and the surrounding area offers retirees several options when it comes to retirement living.

The Enclave at Pinetree Country Club, in nearby Kennesaw, is a new 55+ community for retirees wanting an active, low-maintenance lifestyle. It is an upscale neighborhood adjacent to Pinetree Golf & Country Club. Residents can enjoy a private golf course and all of the club amenities include a tennis facility and a full size Olympic swimming pool. Homes here begin in the $400's.

Located a few short miles north of Marietta, in Woodstock, is The Orchards of East Cherokee. This new Active Adult Community offers residences two distinct villages. One has 2-4 bedroom Ranch Condominium homes and another with 2-4 bedroom single family homes. All of these homes are low to no maintenance with prices from the upper $200s.

Atherton Place is an an independent and assisted living apartment community located in Marietta. They offer a range of sizes and styles (from efficiencies to two-bedrooms) with amenities like full kitchen (with optional dishwasher), an emergency call system, 24-hour security, cable-ready TV capabilities, housekeeping and laundry services.

Covered parking is available to those residents who have a car. Monthly rentals begin at just under $2000 for independent living and just over $3000 for assisted living. This includes all of the utilities except telephone and cable TV as well as a full range of other features depending upon your needs.

These are only a few of the many retirement communities in Marietta and the surrounding area. The biggest downfall to choosing a Marietta Ga Retirement Community or one in the surrounding area is the traffic but Cobb County does have a very good transit authority that links with Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit and seniors ride for less than half the price of a regular adult fare.

If you think a Marietta Ga Retirement Community on your list of "Best Places To Retire"?. If so, be sure to do your homework a check out all of your options before you make your final decision.

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