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Forest Acres, having once been known as the Taylor Property, developed into a community that, in 1935, was incorporated as the City of Forest Acres near Columbia, South Carolina. This city is located between I-77 to the southeast, Ft Jackson to the south, Decker Boulevard to the northeast and the Arcadia Lakes neighborhood to the north. With I-77 just minutes from the area, residents can be in downtown Columbia, SC in 10 minutes. Drive a few hours north on I-77 and find Charlotte, North Carolina with its enhanced variety of activities. With I-77 intersecting I-20 near Forest Acres, residents are within 3 hours of Myrtle Beach, SC and 4 hours of Atlanta, Georgia. And with I-77 ending at I-26 just 10 minutes from the community places residents within a few hours of Charleston, SC and Asheville, NC. No matter where you want to go, whether close to home or another state, living in Forest Acres puts you near a variety of fabulous places.
Forest Acres is another of Columbia, SC’s frequently sought after communities with brick ranch and bungalow style homes ranging in value from under $70,000.00 to over $400,000.00. The sizes of the homes range from under 700 square feet to over2600 square feet and include amenities as exciting as pools and gourmet kitchens, to those more functional homes with wheelchair accessibility, garden sheds and workshops. Some homes in the area also have basements and/or bonus rooms. And one of the fabulous benefits of living in Forest Acres is the mature landscaping that has large hardwoods and pines that help provide shading from the summer sun. Springtime is wonderful in the area, with the splendor of large dogwoods and azaleas gracing many yards with their beautiful blossoms of red, pink, and white. There is something to suit everyone in Forest Acres.
With Forest Acres being the fabulous city that it is, residents can find much of what they need just minutes from home. With the Richland Fashion Mall nearby, numerous strip malls, grocery stores, and restaurants, there isn’t much that can’t be obtained close to home. Yet, downtown Columbia, to include 5 Points and the Vista, is just minutes from the community providing residents with access to the areas wonderful Art community, collegiate activities, as well as more fabulous dining and shopping opportunities. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are a number of nearby golf courses; several local, State, and even a National Park providing hiking, biking, and even camping opportunities close to home; and for those who enjoy canoeing and kayaking, with two converging rivers flowing through the Columbia area, there are a variety of opportunities for these water sports activities. No matter what types of things you enjoy doing, whether eating out or biking a forest trail, Forest Acres provides easy access to any number of activities that help make everyday life more enjoyable.
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