A borough extending out from the eastern edge of the capital city, Forest Acres provides a small-city feel neighboring the larger downtown area. More expansive than many of the other downtown communities, the area offers a variety of home and living styles, ranging from peaceful suburbia to active city living.
Residents will enjoy parks, lakes, eclectic boutiques and acclaimed local dining among nationally recognizable stores and restaurants. A local farmer’s market open every Wednesday makes quality fruits, vegetables and handmade goods readily available for shoppers.
Variety is abundant in Forest Acres. With everything from smaller homes to large estates housing anyone from young professionals to retirees, many options are available to suit any resident or lifestyle. Prominent neighborhoods include Gregg Park, Forest Lake, Forest Acres, Greenbriar, Jackson Heights and Lake Katherine.
Incorporated in 1935, Forest Acres is often referred to as a “A City Apart.” Bordering the eastern edge of the capital city of Columbia, SC, Forest Acres provides a wide range of home styles to suit the needs of anyone from young city professionals to retirees. Homes range from starters at $40,000 to million dollar gated estates, with square footage spanning 1,000 square feet to 6,700 square feet. The eclectic mix of people and homes in the area makes it a truly unique community.
Forest Acres residents are proud of the “little city” appeal they have created just outside of the capital city. Homeowners enjoy a number of parks and lakes in addition to a variety of shopping and dining—not to mention quick access to downtown and its amenities. Leading schools, growing local businesses, and more attract residents from all walks of life.