Do you know about the City of Milton, GA, incorporated in 2007? On the City website, Milton is described as "a distinctive community embracing small-town life and heritage while preserving and enhancing our rural character". Milton is located in Fulton County in the Northwest corner next to both Cherokee County and Forsyth County. The population is approximately 20,000 and covers 23,000 acres.
A unique feature of Milton is the different types of real estate neighborhoods... first there is the swim/tennis subdivision. These neighborhoods generally range in size from 50 to 300 homes. The second is the small enclave community, with 10 - 50 homes and usually one to three streets. The third neighborhood is the estate home on acreage. These homes are off the winding two-lane roads you'll find throughout Milton.
Milton has long been thought of as "horse country". Many homeowners in the area have horses on their property or board at nearby stables. These properties are usually 2 to 10 acres and represent the preservation of the rural character. These homes are a mixture of older small homes or large estate homes.
The enclave neighborhoods are usually new construction or newer homes. These homes represent enhancing the heritage of the community by developing neighborhoods on land from older smaller homes that are functionally obsolete. Homes are on .5 to 2 acre lots.
The swim/tennis subdivisions represent small town life. These communities range from 30 homes to 300. The neighborhood will have a sense of community with families gathering at the pool or tennis courts. There are also several subdivisions in the Milton that are golf course communities. Most of these subdivisions are newer and gated.
Homes for sale in Milton will range from $400,000 to $4 million. Milton is convenient to GA 400 with many homeowners commuting to the Windward or Perimeter area for work.