Autumn foliage surrounding the historic Campbells Covered Bridge in Landrum near Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville, South Carolina is an up-and-coming city with affordable homes for sale.

In recent years Greenville, South Carolina has become one of the most sought after cities in the Southeast. Its downtown has seen major revitalization, bringing in new trendy restaurants and craft breweries as well as plenty of new entertainment and outdoor recreation options. So, it’s no wonder why people are leaving more congested and expensive cities in the South for the up-and-coming area.

Though Greenville is consistently growing in size and popularity, there are still a number of active adult communities offering prospective homebuyers affordable price tags. Here are three active adult communities with homes for sale under $225k.

Annandale Estates

High $100s - Mid $200s 

Built by Ryan Homes, Annandale Estates is a small community made up of 123 single-family homes. Only new homes are on the market with several for sale under $200k. There are four floor plans ranging from 1,150 to 1,694 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and two-car garages.

Residents will enjoy the perks of low-maintenance living with a homeowners’ association that takes care of snow removal and lawn care. They can also enjoy amenities like the community’s gathering area and fire pit—the perfect location to socialize with neighbors or relax and unwind at the end of the day. For homeowners who like to spend time staying active outdoors, there’s plenty of greenspace on the property and easy access to the popular 22-mile Swamp Rabbit Trail.

Learn more information about Annandale Estates here.

Swansgate

Low $200s - Low $300s

Swansgate is another community in Greenville with homes in the $200k range. The established neighborhood was originally built in 1983, and it's gated as well as age-restricted. It spans 42 acres and features resale condos and single-family homes. For around $200k, prospective homebuyers can expect to find condos that range from 1,028 to 1,809 square feet with one to two bedrooms and one to two bathrooms. Swansgate’s condos are split between two three-story buildings that each have 12 units.

The neighborhood’s nominal HOA fees take care of common areas, gated security, exterior-home maintenance, landscaping, and organized recreational activities, giving residents more free time to take advantage of Swansgate’s amenities.

The development has a lengthy list of amenities for residents to enjoy such as a clubhouse, an activity room, a catering kitchen, and a library. There are also card tables, a billiards room, and a game room where residents can challenge neighborhoods to a little friendly competition. The community exercise room and the trails spread throughout the property make it easy for residents to stay fit and active. Outdoor amenities include a pool and patio, a tennis court, a scenic pond, and a gazebo.

For residents who want to stay social, there are plenty of options when it comes to organized clubs and interest groups. There are also several community events that take place throughout the year, including weekly social hours on Fridays, holiday parties, and scheduled dinners.

Learn more information about Swansgate here.

The Ravines at Camellia Village

Low $200s - Low $300s

The Ravines at Camellia Village rounds out the list of communities in Greenville with homes for sale under $225k. This age-restricted community is located only 15 minutes from the downtown area and consists of 48 low-maintenance townhomes available on a resale basis. Homes are single-level and vary between 1,600 and 2,400 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Along with the low-maintenance townhomes, residents can enjoy the perks of an HOA that handles all common area maintenance, exterior home maintenance, landscaping, and lawn care.

With fewer chores to worry about, residents can enjoy more free time socializing with neighbors and taking advantage of the centralized clubhouse that boasts an exercise room with cardio and weightlifting equipment as well as multipurpose rooms. Outdoors, residents will find an outdoor pool and patio that are ideal for a relaxing day soaking up the sun. The Swamp Rabbit Trail sits adjacent to The Ravines at Camellia Village, providing homeowners with easy access to the extensive trail system.

Learn more information about The Ravines at Camellia Village here.