Featured Neighborhood: Wildewood in Columbia, SC
Columbia’s Southern Charm:
South Carolina’s state capital is a formidable city for year round activities and varied employment opportunities. Columbia contains Fortune 500 corporations of all types and many Fortune 1000 energy producing corporations. The different models and styles of housing structures, consists of spacious lofts, condominiums, luxury apartment buildings, townhomes, multi-tiered family homes, large estates and plenty of land for people to customize their own living space. Columbia’s neighborhoods are a vast and eclectic range of living experiences, yet it retains its southern community charm.
Wildewood – A Prominent Community:
Columbia’s subdivisions are beautifully planned communities with special features and home style amenities. The Wildewood subdivision neighborhood is located in northeast Columbia and is well known as a great golfing community. The magnificent homes featured in Wildewood contain plenty of acreage featuring lush backyards and front yards, where poolside fun can be experienced by all family members.
The basic housing amenities in Wildewood includes special heavy molding, polished woodwork, hardwood floors with or without carpeting, curved staircases and spacious living quarters. There are currently many active listings of Wildewood’s luxury homes with an average square foot of 3722. Wildewood is one of many diverse subdivisions within the northeast Columbia neighborhood area. The Wildewood neighborhood features the highest population of homes and shopping centers in Columbia.
Education and Fun:
The award winning architectural designed Sandhills Shopping retail center is close by, as is The Columbia Place Mall, featuring great dining establishments and entertainment centers. Educational institutions for ages K-12 are within walking distance, as are two accomplished high schools. Nearby colleges and universities include Columbia College, South University, Columbia International University, Allen University, Benedict College, Midlands Technical College and the University of South Carolina.
Present residents of the Wildewood community and potential homeowners, will be surrounded by the lush canopy of the Sesquicentennial State Park, but if you move here, you must call it “Sesqui.” This popular camping park is close to downtown Columbia, but it is a site where people enjoy kayaking, fishing, canoeing, hiking, biking and a great weekend picnic. Lake Murray and Lake Wateree also provides outdoor fun for everyone. Other housing features that Wildewood is known for is the beautiful Wildewood Downs, a premiere retirement village with country club amenities. Its landscape includes perfectly manicured parks, various ponds, a WiFi connected Clubhouse for special events, large gazebos and courtyards where residents can play croquet and shuffle board.
As previously mentioned, Wildewood is considered a great golfing community and that is borne out by the private membership golf club of Woodcreek and Wildewood. Not only is golfing premiered at its many award winning courses, but it features 16 tennis courts, two swimming pools with private lockers and snack bars. Golfing privileges include playing at a choice of two golf courses, where members can play year round and each hole is framed by giant oak and pine trees. There are many popular attractions and activities near the Wildewood community. To name a few, would include sandy white South Carolina beaches, museums, opera houses, philharmonic concerts, the Columbia Town Theatre, the Riverbanks Zoo, Fort Jackson, historic plantations and botanical gardens.