Columbia is in Richland County, but part of it is in Lexington County. This state capitol and largest city in South Carolina has 133,358 residents on 132.2 square miles of land. In 1786 it was created as the new state capitol. It wasn’t until 1854 that it was incorporated as a city.
Theatre and history play a large part in the cultural life of Columbia’s residents. The oldest community theatre in continuous use is located here. It also has numerous parks that hold the many events and festivals held each year. The large Sesquicentennial State Park is located in Columbia and has a 30-acre lake and many trails for hiking.
Homes in Columbia are mainly single-family dwellings, but there are a number of condos and townhomes available. There are also a large number of lots for sale if you would like to build new. The homes are from a wide range of eras, from the 30s up to today. There are bungalows, large colonials and cape cods among them.
The Columbia real estate market is in favor of the buyer right now. The average price per square foot has gone done 63% over the last year. The median list price in Columbia is $98 while the Columbia metro area is only $85. This area is still valued. If you’re looking for culture and opportunities to enjoy the outdoors Columbia is for you. Homes are affordable and the city is growing both economically and in size.
Spacious Shandon home with artistic flair. Comfortable front porch with porch swing. Living Room w/fireplace, large dining room, master suite w/office. 3 Bedrooms 2 baths...
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.