Lake Murray Community of Smallwood Estates in Charming Chapin, SC
Smallwood Estates is a waterfront community located in the charming town of Chapin, South Carolina. Some of the homes are located on Lake Murray, while others are interior homes with lake access. There are a few lots left to purchase and build your dream home on as well. Homes in this beautiful Lake Murray community range in size from 1,200 to 2,800 square feet with three or four bedrooms. Lots can be purchased for $24,000 to $115,000, and homes range in price from $130,000 to $382,000. Lots are fairly large with acreage ranging from .26 to 1.65 acres. There is a homeowners association, and fees include the use of a picnic shelter, community dock, and community boat ramp. Students living in Smallwood Estates attend the schools in highly desired Lexington/Richland Five.
Smallwood Estates is located off of Dreher Island Road and six miles from the charming town of Chapin, a small, affluent lake town at the northern tip of Lexington County. Chapin is a thriving community with great amenities, award-winning schools, prospering businesses and beautiful Lake Murray, a 50,000 acre man-made lake with more than 500 miles of shoreline. The lake provides near year-round recreation for residents of the area with boating, fishing, skiing, swimming and other water-related activities. There are also several seasonal lakefront restaurants, including two in Chapin with the Rusty Anchor, a lakeside steak and seafood house, and Catfish Johnny’s, which serves casual comfort food such as burgers, fish tacos and grouper sandwiches. For those who want to explore the outdoors, nearby Dreher Island State Park provides camping and hiking opportunities. There are also several smaller parks, marinas, and sailing clubs for residents to enjoy. The capital city of Columbia is less than 30 minutes away, which provides those who enjoy the luxuries of a big city access to museums, theatres, and fabulous shopping and dining.
If you are looking for affordable lake living in a delightful lake town, than look no further than Smallwood Estates.