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Moving Guide: The Best Neighborhoods to Live in Greenville, SC

So you’re moving to Greenville? Well, get excited because Greenville is not short on amazing things to see, do and eat! Regardless of what your interests are, you’re in for a fun-filled next chapter of your life!  Keep reading to get all of our recommendations for the Greenville area, or download the pdf here!

Greenville is the jewel of South Carolina’s Upstate region. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a good hike is just minutes away and wonderful beaches and the historic city of Charleston are just a few hours further. Right in Greenville, there’s plenty of shopping, food and entertainment to keep you busy!

Best Neighborhoods in Greenville for Millennials

It’s easy to see why so many young professionals opt to live here. Greenville’s housing market attracts both homeowners and renters alike, and popular neighborhoods and subdivisions for millennials include the following:

  • Verdae
  • Arcadia
  • Cobblestone
  • West End
  • Overbrook
  • McBee Stations

Best Neighborhoods in Greenville for Young Families

Greenville is a wonderful place for young families to flourish, with a lifestyle at a slightly slower pace compared to larger cities. Greenville’s scenic charm and good schools make it a great place to raise young children. Popular neighborhoods for young families include the following:

  • Heritage Creek
  • Spaulding Farms
  • Holly Tree
  • Shannon Forest
  • Orchard Farms
  • Neely Forest
  • Botany Woods

Best Neighborhoods in Greenville for Empty Nesters

Greenville is a natural fit for retirees looking for a slower pace of life, but still wanting plenty of activities to do. The area’s mix of smalltown charm, outdoor activities and delicious restaurants give empty nesters a seemingly endless list of things to see and do. You can find acres and acres in surrounding cities like Spartanburg, Greer and Clemson, but if you want to be more centrally located with less maintenance, downtown modern condos are also available and give empty nesters all the benefits of city living. Empty nesters may want to consider homes in these neighborhoods:

  • Pebble Creek
  • Riverplace
  • Woodlands at Furman
  • The Cottages
  • Swansgate
  • Sugar Creek Villas