For senior citizens, ages 55 and older, a single-family subdivision of 37 houses will be built by Traton Homes at 1725 Stilesboro Road on 11 acres. (Courtesy of Traton Homes)

Marietta moves ahead with senior subdivision

The Marietta City Council recently approved plans to move ahead with a subdivision for senior citizens, ages 55 and older.

Detailed site and tree plans were okayed for 37 age-restricted, single-family detached houses at 1725 Stilesboro Road.

Architectural designs will be submitted later to the Council.

All of the residences will be traditional or Craftsman-style in architecture and design, with exteriors consisting of brick, stone, stacked stone, cedar shake, board and batten and their combinations, according to Gaskins Surveying and Engineering’s Project Manager Michael Barlow in a February letter to Marietta Planning and Zoning Manager Shelby Little.

These houses will sit on about 11 acres - undeveloped property, except for one single-family residence, that was annexed from Cobb County in December 2019.

This property was rezoned from R-20 in Cobb to Planned Residential Development - Single Family (PRD-SF), also in December 2019 by the Council.

About three acres of open space is distributed throughout the proposed development to provide areas of passive recreational activities.

Traton Homes, the developer, was founded in 1971 by brothers Bill and Milburn Poston and is headquartered in Marietta.


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