Irmo Real Estate
The once sleepy little town of Irmo (on the shores of Lake Murray) has more recently become one of the most desirable places to call home. With gorgeous natural surroundings, an easygoing lifestyle, and easy access to I-26 and Columbia, it’s no wonder why.
Irmo is dotted with tall trees and sparkling waterways. A natural resort community, it has a quiet air of luxury and history about it. Great outdoor spaces and marinas along Lake Murray invite swimming, boating, camping, fishing, and water sports. The beautifully landscaped Irmo Town Park with its ponds, fountains, and shady walking paths attracts visitors far and wide for picnics, weddings, and summer concerts.
Home Features in Irmo
Though there is no shortage of visitors to Irmo, residential streets are quiet and serene. Luxury homes range from lakeside Mediterranean villas with old-world charm to Southern-Victorian era cottages. Traditional estates and gorgeous custom homes can also be found throughout the area. Homes feature large, tree-shaded lots, grand entryways and carefully planned landscaping. Immaculate hardwood or marble tile floors, gourmet kitchens, formal dining areas for entertaining, custom decorator touches and carefully appointed master suites are among the many desirable features found in homes here.
Distinguished Schools in Irmo
Irmo students attend excellent Lexington/Richland Five schools, including the highly rated:
- Ballentine Elementary
- Oak Pointe Elementary
- River Springs Elementary
- Dutch Fork Middle
- Dutch Fork High
Irmo residents have many local attractions to enjoy. Irmo is also just a few miles from Columbia – and with easy highway access – many more local diversions. The Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, for example, is a popular family friendly destination. The State House is an impressive piece of architecture and a wonderful historical visit. Guided tours conducted with just the right mix of history and humor make this an educational and entertaining stop.
The Columbia Marionette Theater is an inexpensive and whimsical attraction for families. Performances are a unique twist on fairy tales, and it is popular with the young and young-at-heart. In addition, area restaurants including Sun Ming Chinese Restaurant, Mudbone’s Swamp Shack and Noah’s Antica Pizzeria serve up local favorites daily.
The Irmo Experience
With so much to enjoy in Irmo and nearby Columbia, it’s no wonder the area has grown in recent years. If the quiet comfort and natural beauty of Irmo pique your interest, come see first-hand why Irmo is the place to come home.
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