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Affordable Lake Living in Quaint Community of marina Cove in Gilbert, SC

Affordable Lake Living in Quaint Community of Marina Cove in Gilbert, SC

Marina Cove is a quaint neighborhood on Lake Murray in Gilbert, South Carolina. Homes range in price from $123,000 to $170,000, making living on the lake an affordable possibility. Square footages range from 960 to 1,580 feet with one to three bedrooms, and many have a loft area that can be used as on office or additional bedroom. Beautiful wood throughout the homes create a cozy cabin feel inside, while outdoor decks provide a great spot to relax and take in spectacular Lake Murray views outside. There are a few lots also available to purchase and build on with pricing that starts at $29,900. Marina Cove offers desirable amenities for residents including a pool, playground, two covered picnic shelters, fishing docks, a community boat ramp and dock, and a gated boat parking area.  There is a homeowner’s association, and annual fees of $550 include use of the amenities and common area maintenance. Students residing in Marina Cove attend the award-winning Lexington One Gilbert schools.


Marina Cove is in a great location off of Highway 378 and Front Street in Gilbert, South Carolina.  Highway 378 Bar & Grill is in walking distance and serves a great variety of food including burgers, wings, sandwiches, salads and more. For those who don’t own a boat, Nautical Boat Club is less than a mile away where members can enjoy unlimited use of a fleet of boats and water toys that include tubes, wakeboards and skis. Gilbert Community Park offers outdoor recreation off of the lake with a number of recreational and leisure activities, walking trails, an amphitheater, playground and picnic shelter. The park is also home to the annual Lexington County Peach Festival, which is held each July 4th with live entertainment, a parade, car show, tractor show, children’s rides, and an assortment of “peachy” delights. The Town of Lexington is just ten miles away with a variety of shops, restaurants, and recreation including the Icehouse Amphitheater, which hosts a number of community events, concerts, movies, and a weekly farmer’s market. For those that crave the day in the city, Columbia is less than thirty minutes away and gives additional opportunities in shopping, dining, and recreation with a number of museums, concert venues, parks, a zoo and botanical garden.

Gilbert is a small rural town located in the Midlands of South Carolina and approximately 10 miles from the larger Town of Lexington and 25 miles from the capital city of Columbia. The welcoming town has nearly 700 residents, and the community spirit and values make Gilbert a great place to live and educate your children. Lake Murray, a man-made lake that stretches across three counties, provides a place of recreation and source of power for local utilities. The lake is a great destination for water-related activities including kayaking/canoeing, boating, skiing, scuba diving, swimming and more. The lake is also home to some of the greatest bass fishing in the area and hosts a number of annual fishing tournaments. On the 4th of July every year, there is an annual boat parade and fireworks display on Lake Murray that is a sight to see. The lake also has a number of lakeside restaurants to enjoy.

For affordable lake living at its best, contact us to find your new home in Marina Cove.


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