Have a taste for Southern living? With an elegant contrast of city living set against a backdrop of rolling hills and forest, Greenville, South Carolina, offers the best of both worlds. The city also offers competitive home pricing for buyers looking in the Southeast. And with a diverse mix of bungalows, classic Tudors, Charleston-style homes, townhomes and more, it is no surprise it is ranked as one of the top 10 fastest-growing cities in the United States.
Located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville has a population of just over 62,000. Established in the northwestern region of the state, the city is approximately four hours inland and is positioned halfway between Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina. As part of the Interstate 85 corridor, it is easily accessible by way of many major highways, and there are also several airports in the Greenville area, including perhaps most prominently the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Given its southern location, Greenville also boasts a warm climate and short, cool winters that dip on average to temperatures in the low 40s. Economically, the city serves as headquarters to several large foreign and domestic companies, including General Electric, Caterpillar, Hubbell Lighting and Michelin.
Greenville hosts a variety of neighborhoods, including Heritage, East Park, Shoals Crossing, Alta Vista and St. Mark. The neighborhood of West End is located downtown, across the Reedy River, and is home to Furman University. North Main is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city and was originally founded as a business corridor in the downtown area. The neighborhood of Hampton Pinckney was the birthplace of the textile industry in the early 19th Century. Greenville is a home to the arts as well, hosting the Greenville County Museum of Art and the Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery. The music scene includes diverse live performances of jazz, country and rock, and also features groups such as the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, the Greenville Light Opera Works and the Palmetto Statesmen Chorus. For sports fans, the city has several minor league teams in baseball, basketball, football and hockey. The Greenville Drive is a Single A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, and the Greenville Force is an indoor football team that is part of the American Indoor Football Association. The city also prides itself on its public and private educational institutions and provides strong healthcare through its two primary health systems, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System and Greenville Health System. For Southern living at its finest in beautiful natural surroundings, Greenville, South Carolina, is your destination. For more information on available properties, browse our current listings and find the home that’s right for you.