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New Homes in Columbia, South Carolina

The secret is out about this gem of a southern city. The fastest growing region in South Carolina, the Columbia area is a wonderful place for people of all ages to call home. Notably, CNN's Money Magazine named it as one of the top 25 places to retire because of its vibrant walkable downtown and great amenities. It was also named one of the best "outside" towns for the plethora of outdoor activities it boasts. Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Columbia sees the crossing of three rivers. The Congaree River is gorgeous and you can even tube right through the heart of town on it! There are many parks along the city's rivers like the Harbison State Forest, the Sesquicentennial State Park, the Three Rivers Greenway, and the Riverfront Park. Plus, the city is only an hour and a half, either direction, to the Blue Ridge Mountains or the coastal towns along the Atlantic.

The University of South Carolina is located right downtown, helping to bring a young lifestyle to the city. Be sure to see the South Carolina State Museum, the largest museum in the state. It is located in an old mill building and has separate wings for the science and technology, history, arts, and cultural history. It has a great children's exhibit, but be sure to go to the EdVenture Children's Museum, full of interactive fun. The Columbia area has a wide variety of cultural offerings and great small towns. Locals have long been attending shows put on by Town Theater, a great local theater company still in its original 1917 theater. The Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens is a wonderful and unique zoo, where over 2,000 species are housed in natural habitats.

The generally diverse and strong economy of the area is home to the headquarters of companies like Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company and Nexsen Pruit, LLC, a very important and large southern law firm. This economic vibrancy has led to some great downtown development. New condos and apartments are going quick, especially ones in the mixed use neighborhoods like Five Points and Congaree Vista. Five Points in particular is known for its "eclectic" local shops while Congaree Vista houses more upscale restaurants and a ton of art galleries worth a visit. The Art Bar is a great, unique stop for nightlife. Be sure to venture to the City Market Antiques Mall too, to get some great finds for your house or garden.

With new houses being built right now for all price ranges and family sizes, you can easily make Columbia your home. Browse through new homes today at New Homes Source. If the Columbia area is too expansive, try searching for new homes in Downtown Columbia, North Columbia, South Columbia, East Columbia, or West Columbia.

Home Builders: 20 | Active Communities: 102 | Homes: 1,060 | Plans: 637 | Available for Quick Move-in: 271

And if you are having problems finding the perfect new home in Columbia, SC may we suggest you expand your real estate search to include all the surrounding cities and homes for sale in Columbia, SC. Not only does NewHomeSource.com provide you with the largest portfolio of new home listings on the Internet, but we also allow you to narrow down your real estate search based on price, bedrooms, amenities, schools, and property type. If you are simply just browsing our listings or trying to better understand the new home market, do not forget to check out our New Home Guide which highlights recent home trends as well as some interesting articles.

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    Lake Carolina by Lake Carolina

    Lake Carolina by Lake Carolina in Columbia South Carolina
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    Lake Carolina in Columbia, SC

    From $147,105 - $1,569,995

    Columbia, SC 29229

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    Club Cottages at Long Creek Plantation by Blue Ribbon Builders

    Club Cottages at Long Creek Plantation by Blue Ribbon Builders in Columbia South Carolina
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    Blue Ribbon Builders in Blythewood, SC

    From $193,900 - $299,900

    Blythewood, SC 29016

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    Garden Brooke by McGuinn Homes

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    McGuinn Homes in Irmo, SC

    From $169,900 - $189,900

    Irmo, SC 29063

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    Drayton Hall by Ryan Homes

    Drayton Hall by Ryan Homes in Columbia South Carolina
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    Ryan Homes in West Columbia, SC

    From $152,990 - $179,990

    West Columbia, SC 29172

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    Cinnamon Hills by Galloway Family Homes

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    Galloway Family Homes in Lexington, SC

    From $144,990 - $174,990

    Lexington, SC 29072

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    Coatbridge by Ryan Homes

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    Ryan Homes in Blythewood, SC

    Blythewood, SC 29016

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    Summer Lake by Blue Ribbon Builders

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    Blue Ribbon Builders in Lexington, SC

    From $249,900 - $304,900

    Lexington, SC 29072

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    Burnside Farms by Ryan Homes

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    Columbia, SC 29209

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    The Cove by Great Southern Homes

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    Great Southern Homes in Chapin, SC

    From $270,900 - $332,074

    Chapin, SC 29036

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    Burnside Farms by McGuinn Homes

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    McGuinn Homes in Columbia, SC

    From $139,900 - $179,900

    Columbia, SC 29209

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