Lake Carolina is a South Carolina master-planned lakefront community offering an extensive selection of new homes and homesites for sale surrounding a private 200-acre freshwater lake. The property is about 20 minutes from Fort Jackson and 25 minutes from downtown Columbia.
Homeowners at Lake Carolina enjoy a relaxed, resort-like lifestyle that includes boating, fishing and water skiing, an active program of social events and activities, and convenient access to locally owned shops and businesses at the Lake Carolina Town Center and the Village Green. The property encompasses 34 family-friendly neighborhoods with a range of recreational amenities, schools, commercial services, a large YMCA health and fitness complex and more than 200 acres of community parks and playgrounds.
Lakefront and heavily wooded interior homesites are available, as well as a choice of homes crafted in various architectural styles by established local and national homebuilders. Properties are priced to suit a wide range of budgets, with homesites beginning in the $40,000s and single-family homes from the low $100,000s. Send me information now!
Acreage: 1,848 acres (748 hectares)
Club Structure: Homeowners’ Association with optional pool and lake association memberships.
Tennis: Four lighted tennis courts are available at the YMCA, plus additional community courts in Lake Carolina’s Centennial Park.
Fitness: A 55,000-square-foot YMCA located on a 12-acre site within the development provides access to fitness equipment, an indoor gymnasium and running track, exercise classes, multipurpose sports fields and other sports facilities.
Recreation: Wide range of family-oriented recreational programs and exercise classes at the YMCA, plus numerous community parks, a dog park, playgrounds and more than 30 miles of walking trails and bike paths.
Golf Nearby: A number of excellent golf courses are located within a 10-mile radius, including Cobblestone Park, Columbia Country Club, Windermere Country Club and the Golf Club of South Carolina.
Boating: Community boat ramps and private docks provide direct access to year-round recreational boating, kayaking and water skiing on Lake Carolina.
Fishing: Lake Carolina is stocked with brim, bass and catfish.
Swimming: Eight-lane heated indoor pool at the YMCA plus a choice of outdoor community pools including the Harborside Junior Olympic Pool and a new free-form pool at Lake Carolina’s five-acre Centennial Park.
Town Center and Village Green: The heart of Lake Carolina and the center of many seasonal events, the pedestrian-friendly Town Center and Village Green feature variety of locally owned specialty shops, services, restaurants, live-work townhomes, lakeside entertainment, parks and playgrounds.
The Lake House: Overlooking Lake Carolina, the Lake House is a private rental facility with 3,200 square feet, an open-air presence and a large "behind the scenes" kitchen area- ideal for both large and small events. Outdoor features include a white sand beach, wood dock, fireplace, patio and event lawn.
Area Attractions: Lake Carolina is roughly midway between the Atlantic Coast and the Blue Ridge Mountains, with museums, performing arts venues and other attractions about 25 minutes away in Columbia.
Health Care: 24-hour emergency care is about 15 minutes away at Providence Hospital Northeast. Additional medical facilities are available in and around downtown Columbia.
Schools: One of the finest public school districts in the state, Richland School District Two serves students residing in Lake Carolina, with both Lake Carolina Elementary School and Kelly Mill Middle School located within the development. Outside the community your children may also attend Blythewood High School.
Location: The property is about 1.5 hours from Charlotte, 2 hours from Greenville and Charleston, and 3 hours from Hilton Head, Asheville, Atlanta and Savannah.
Lots For Sale: Lakefront and wooded interior homesites priced from the $40,000s to over $200,000.
Homes For Sale: New single-family homes priced from the low $100,000s to over $1 million.