Featured Neighborhood: Shandon in Columbia, SC
Tree-lined streets accompanied with beautiful, historical homes greet visitors to the Shandon neighborhood just east of Columbia, SC. Shandon is near I-77, I-26, and I-20 making cities and scenery from the mountains to the east coast easily accessible.
The Shandon community is a comfortable mixture of single-family homes and businesses. It is a quiet community, and yet dining, shopping, schools and churches are never far away. It’s quiet cul-de-sacs appeal to people of all ages from young first-time homeowners to bustling families and retirees. Furry friends will enjoy the nearby Emily Douglas Dog Park and families with children will appreciate Sims Park. Sims Park features a playground, basketball court, and picnic area for a full day of sunny fun.
Shandon began development in the early 1900’s and continued through the 1950’s. Home styles include early prairie style homes, cottages and bungalows. Many homes keep their unique heritage while being remodeled and revitalized with beautiful updates such as new flooring, custom cabinets, and granite counter tops.
Shandon is served by the Richland One School District. Students attend Rosewood Elementary School, Hand Middle School and Dreher High School.
Columbia, South Carolina
Columbia is a dynamic city just west of Shandon with amazing outdoor and wildlife adventures at Lake Murray, the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens, Carolina Adventure World and many other rivers and parks. History and culture can be found here as well, not only in the gorgeous homes of Shandon, but also in Columbia at the South Carolina State Museum, African-American History Monument and Cayce Historical Museum. Arts are not forgotten, but celebrated at the 701 Center for Contemporary Art. Columbiana Centre, Richland Mall and Columbia Place provide ample shopping opportunities.
Shandon has attracted families, the young, and the old for generations with good reason. This unique, tranquil, historic area of town is the perfect place to live in convenience and comfort.