Charming Columbia Community of Lake Katherine
The charming community of Lake Katherine was once a rural vacation spot of weekend cottages that turned into the first lakeside community in the Columbia area. Lake Katherine is one of the most highly-sought communities in Columbia with homes offering a variety of styles, sizes and ages. There is truly something for everyone with pricing from the $150s to just over a $1,000,000, and sizes that vary from 1,500 to more than 5,000 square feet. Many of the homes have beautiful views of Lake Katherine as well as wonderful features including hardwood floors, formal living and dining rooms, in-ground pools, hot tubs, in-law suites with private entrances, finished basements and established landscaping. Hardwoods, dogwoods and azaleas enhance the area with beautiful blooms in the Spring.
Living in Lake Katherine gives residents convenient access to many wonderful activities and areas both in and out of the state. Bordered by I-77, Fort Jackson Boulevard, North Beltline Boulevard and Forest Drive, residents of Lake Katherine enjoy easy access to outlying cities such as Charlotte and Atlanta, beach destinations such as Myrtle Beach and Charleston, the Fort Jackson Army Base, and of course, the capital city of Columbia, SC. Conveniences abound for home owners with plenty of shopping, restaurants and recreation to enjoy including the Richland Fashion Mall on Forest Drive, and the famous Five Points area and its wonderful shopping, dining and nightlife. Drive a few minutes further and find yourself in downtown Columbia which is bursting with collegiate activities, museums, theaters, outdoor concerts and fabulous dining and shopping opportunities. Lake Katherine also offers many outdoor activities for those who enjoy hiking, biking, jogging and taking in the beautiful outdoor scenery. Sesquicentennial State Park and the Congaree National Park are both just a short drive away offering exciting ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden is also nearby, where you can not only visit with the animals, but also enjoy a variety of other activities such as learn about historic landmarks, ride on a railroad, take flight on a zipline, climb Sky-High Safari, scale a rock wall and more!
Whether you are looking for something big or small, on the lake or not, Lake Katherine has your next dream home calling you home.