We find residents moving up from Florida and down from the Northeast, all headed for Greenville. The mild climate, wonderful scenery, active downtown and cultural activities of the city all make it a great place to spend your mature years.
While Greenville offers many retirement communities two stand out as more then just subdivisions, but as actual neighborhoods with shopping, parks, events and recreation.
The Furman University Osher Lifetime Learning Institute attracts a lot of home buyers to live close by. Furman is also developing a retirement community – The Woodlands at Furman which is located adjacent to the campus and ties into the walking and running paths throughout the university. The area has a Public golf course, active running community, elite liberal arts college with a high percentage of students going on to earn Ph.D degrees. Furman is best known for its chemistry, history, music, religion, political science, and psychology departments. Other attractions include The Great Greenville Highland Games and Scottish Festival…hosted the past three years on the Furman Campus, Music by the Lakes summer series at scenic amphitheater on campus and of course the beautiful campus.
Verdae Area has a large residential and retail development at the south end of the city of Greenville, and north of I-85. Laurens road take you to downtown Greenville in 5 minutes. The land belonged to the late textile magnate John D. Hollingsworth. Traditional style neighborhood with Charleston style homes to estates. There will be common park areas for community interaction. Shopping will be available in the neighborhood Verdae development is adjacent to Verdae Golf Course and Convenient to Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). Only a 3 minute drive! It Houses the Cascade at Verdae, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC).