Is Mableton is the new frontier for uber rich real estate investors and prognosticators?
With an abundance of land grab opportunities, Mableton is poised for luxury to come. It is widely known that successful people prefer to live amongst themselves. But for those who like to stay ahead of the pack and set trends away from the monolithic swath of same-ness, Mableton offers an alternative to the run of the mill upper tier home offerings that are available in other areas around Cobb County. Understanding that wealth is largely gained by wise investment and savvy tax saving, high-net worth individuals will appreciate the low property taxes in Mableton as it is located in unincorporated Cobb County. There is no municipal overhead such as a city hall or staff to support allowing Mableton residents to enjoy their homes without paying city taxes. Fire, Police and Emergency services are provided by the county.
Inside this sleepy bedroom community just west of Atlanta you will see all walks of life. Although it is not as developed as other parts of Cobb County and not as glitzy as its cousins to the northeast and northwest in Vinings or East Cobb, is does offer access to untapped potential and investment. It has quick access to amenities and highways for those who need it and an abundance of green space, with a treasure's trove of privacy for those who demand it. For those who wish to build, Mableton offers an abundance of land on wooded lots with Atlanta city views at prices that are unheard of in other local areas.
High net worth individuals at first glance may find Mableton to be a bit undesirable in some areas, but as in any other transitioning area, those who understand gentrification, good planning and smart growth and will have advantages over those who come in after the resurgence in values. Having top choice in prime land sites as well as appreciation in value over time, the town of Mableton will prove to be a wise investment.
Outside of public schools in the area, Mableton is home to several private schools.
Whitefield Academy a Christ-Centered Prepartory School serving grades PK to 12th.
The SAE School Project-Based Learning School serving students from Pre-school to 12th.
Mableton Christian Academy serving Grades K-12
Schools right outside of Mableton are:
Xbos Special Needs Academy
Montessori Covered Bridge School
For a nominal fee you can reserve a private plot at one of two community gardens on an annual basis. Mableton residents share in knowledge of plant life as well as supporting the local organic food movement.
Mable House Amphitheater
The Amphitheater is metro Atlanta's only mid-size, outdoor concert venue with covered and reserved seating. Located near the center of town, the publicly owned facility can host up to 2,400 people for a variety of shows. Both local and national acts perform there during the summer and fall concert series.
The river runs through Mableton and offers fishing and walking trails through Civil War ruins and is a resource to sit and watch the river flow by at several points near Riverview Road and Discovery Boulevard.
Silver Comet Trail
The trail is located 13 miles northwest of Atlanta and travels west through Mableton. It offers a non-motorized, paved trail for joggers, hikers, bicyclists, horses and dog walkers and is wheelchair accessible. The trail is 61.5 miles long in total length built on abandoned railroad lines and takes approximately 10 hours by bike round trip from its trail head in Smyrna to the Alabama state line.
Located nearby just east of the Chattahoochee River and 6 nautical miles (11km) from downtown Atlanta is Brown Airfield. On radio is referred to as "County Tower" or County Ground". It averages just over 700 boardings (enplanements) per year and is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011-2015 which categorized it as a reliever airport. It covers just under 1000 acres (300 ha) at an elevation of 841 feet (256m) above sea level. It has based there single engine, multi-engine and jet planes. It's longest paved runway is 5,797 feet and is attended year round 24 hours a day.
More on Mableton
Mableton's prime location is in the Southeast corner of Cobb County Georgia. Its 37,000 residents live just west of the Chattahoochee River and I -285 and north of I-20. They have quick access to Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, Downtown Atlanta and the Cumberland Business District. It is home to over 1,036 businesses including Boar's Head Brand Products, Crystal Springs Water, Iron Mountain, MSC Industrial Supply and Boxercraft. It is also home to the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta that serves over 44,500 girls and 19,000 adult members.
Mableton real estate ranges from the low 20,000's for turn of the 20th century for pre-refurbished bungalows and cottages, to $250,000 dollar mid-level executive homes with 4- 5 bedroom and two stories to 3.2 million dollar European style estates and compounds, starting at 3,200 square feet to over 10,500 square feet. Roughly 20% of the population of Mableton generates four times the annual median household income of $64,314 dollars in salary. The average household net worth is just under $600,000 at a median age of 34 years. Educational statistics according to REALTOR.com states that over a third of the residents have a Bachelor's or Graduate's degree.
Many local and national celebrities, state senators, state representatives, music executives, professional athletes and radio personalities call Mableton home. They choose to live here because of convenience to Atlanta, the anonymity Mableton can provide, the tax savings and the ability to invest and development opportunities under the radar.
Builders and developers
John Wieland is Mableton's most prolific builder/developer having built more 10 subdivisions with over 4,000 homes and townhome communities. He and his organization has heavily invested in the area and contributed to its growth over past years. Now that he has retired, the opportunity to step in an expand what was started over 30 years ago is up to the next trail blazer with the opportunity and resources to continue branding Mableton into a model town that many will aspire to live in years to come. Commercially, there are many opportunities for savvy investors to pick up and hold available commercial and industrial zoned lots and buildings for future use and investment. With access to rail and freeway systems, businesses have the availability to flourish with quick access to receive and warehouse goods and ship to end users.
Start a new path and take a deeper look into Mableton Georgia. You can build a dream estate among hundreds of trees, keep a low profile, while saving taxes and developing new businesses in the area to expand your legacy and portfolio for years to come. You can remain under the radar while pioneering an untapped area and benefitting from the future growth potential. Smart investors know how to win and will, in Mableton Georgia.
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Jackye Mumphrey has been a Mableton resident since 2003 and a licensed real estate professional since 1999. Jackye is a local expert in the Mableton real estate market and has been featured and quoted in several magazines, newspapers and featured on HGTV. Jackye can often been seen at community events, online and in media publications as the Mableton Real Estate Maven. Jackye can be contacted at 678-929-8330