The Joys of Owning a Home in Newnan Georgia

If you are on the fence about moving to Newnan, these joys of owning a home in the historic city may just change your mind… and they only scratch the surface.

Beautiful Homes1. It is close to Atlanta. At just around 38 miles from the state capital, many Newnan residents commute into Atlanta each day for work or visit on the weekends for endless fun. Interstate 85 runs straight from Newnan to Atlanta, making it a quick and easy drive.

2. It is beautiful. Newnan was known as a “hospital city” during the Civil War, so Union troops mostly left it alone. For this reason, dozens of historic homes and landscaping from before that era still remain intact today. Walking tours are available.

3. It is quaint. Those who love small-town living with modern conveniences just around the corner love to live in Newnan. The Historic Downtown area is home to dozens of independent shops, restaurants, and other businesses. Its beautiful streets are perfect for an afternoon stroll.

4. Shopping is plentiful. In addition to the independent stores located in the historic part of town, Newnan offers shopping at all of your favorite retail outlets like Kohl’s, Home Depot, Ross, Hobby Lobby, Best Buy, Dillard’s, and Barnes & Noble.

5. Healthcare is plentiful. Piedmont Newnan opened a new state-of-the-art hospital in 2012, and the Cancer Treatment Centers of America has its Southeastern Regional Medical Center there. Of course, other top medical facilities like Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta are less than an hour away.

6. It is affordable. The cost of living in Newnan is a little less than the national average. With that in mind, the median household income and median home value is actually higher than the rest of the state of Georgia.

7. There are many things to do. Parks, shopping, dining out, movies, plays, golf, historic places — there are hundreds of things to do in Newnan on a Saturday afternoon. Once you exhaust those options, you can head to Atlanta to check out some of the most famous tourist attractions in the country.

8. The people are friendly. Southern hospitality is definitely abundant in Newnan. From the server at your restaurant to your next-door neighbor, most people greet with you a smile no matter where you go.

Want to see what life in Newnan is like for yourself? Contact Coweta Hills Community at 770-252-5611.


Coweta County Offers Many Recreational Opportunities

Coweta County may not be far from Atlanta, but you can actually find something to do without leaving the county’s boundaries, no matter your interests. Here is a look at some of the fun recreational opportunities in Coweta County.

Parks

ParksThe county is home to several parks of all sizes. One of the more popular ones is Carl Miller Park. The 14-acre space is very family-friendly with its splash play area for kids, walking trails, and picnic areas. It also has a 32,000-square-foot castle-themed playground.

Chattahoochee Bend State Park in Newnan is one of Georgia’s largest state parks at nearly 3,000 acres. You can camp, hike the 8 miles of trails, and explore nature. It will eventually have biking and equestrian trails.

Lynch Park Pool

For hot Georgia summer days, you may want to load up the family and spend a Saturday at the Lynch Park Pool. It is open from late May to early September each year, and patrons can pay per visit or buy a season pass. You can also partake in water aerobics, kids’ swimming lessons, and an adult volleyball league. The 4,200-square foot zero entry pool has lanes for swimming laps, as well as a splash fountain and water slide for kids.

Community Centers

Coweta County’s community centers are a great place to have a picnic, play a game of tennis, or take your kids to the playground.

Clay-Wood Community Center is located on Heery Road in Newnan, and it has both indoor and outdoor facilities. Some of these include a learning lab, kitchen, rentable meeting rooms, a gymnasium, basketball court, playground, tennis courts, and a picnic pavilion.

Hunter Complex on East Highway 16 has three football fields, 2 adult softball fields, tennis courts, a gym, a special needs field, 4 youth baseball/softball fields, and walking trails.

Temple Avenue Complex on Hospital Drive in Newnan has a gym, kitchen, 3 tennis courts, a football field, multiple baseball and softball fields, and an outdoor picnic pavilion.

History

For history buffs, Coweta County is rich with opportunities. You can take driving and walking tours of the beautiful historic homes in Downtown Newnan, visit the 1904 Classic Revival-style Courthouse, or see what life was like in the area during World War II and the Great Depression at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum. The 60-acre Oak Hill Cemetery has been a part of the county since 1833 and serves as the final resting places for everyone from Revolutionary War soldiers to former Georgia governors.

Family Fun

If you prefer something a little more modern or indoors, there are several things to do in this category, too. Junction Lanes Bowling Center on Newnan Station Drive has an arcade, glow-in-the-dark mini golf, and cosmic bowling. At Bubbles and Brushes Art Studio, you and your kids can experiment with all types of craft supplies. Catch a play at the Newnan Community Theatre Company.

If you are looking for a home in Coweta County, contact Coweta Hills Community at 770-252-5611 to learn more about finding the perfect place for your family.