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Conde Nast Selects Greenville, South Carolina in the Top 5 Places to Retire

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Greenville continues to make best-of lists of various kinds, and now it is included in Conde Nast Travelers’ top five places in the U.S. to retire. Lake Keowee is a mere 35 miles from this great city and host a myriad of lake side communities that are an awesome target for retirement, with low cost real-estate, low taxes, super climate and the advantage of close proximity to a top ranked University. Clemson is the catalyst for high quality sports, dining, lifelong learning potential and cultural events.     Mark Ellwood, of Conde Nast Traveler, joined Craig Ferguson...

Spring Fun in South Carolina’s Golden Corner

The Golden Corner of South Carolina surrounds our beautiful Lake Keowee and provides a multitude of Springtime fun and adventure for visitors and residents, alike.       The area provides a myriad of sporting events and hiking opportunities and even provides plenty of microbreweries to “re-hydrate”!         There many things to do to entertain children and grandchildren, including nature centers and State and County parks. There is a great AARP web site that expands on these and several other venues to explore this Spring. https://tinyurl.com/lakekeowee  (copy and paste in your browser) So, come a visit our gorgeous...

Seneca, South Carolina rated in America’s 15 Greatest Lake Towns in the Summer

Seneca, South Carolina Population: 8,200 Lake Keowee is a sprawling a man-made reservoir that encompasses almost 29 square miles, and boasts 350 miles of shoreline. Only about a quarter of that is developed, so the setting is isolated and still feels wonderfully natural as it sits at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. That’s the scenic part, but what makes Keowee special is the fun part. The lake’s only seven miles from Clemson University, a school that may or may not be known as a place where students like to indulge in the occasional adult beverage. This lends itself to...

Seneca, South Carolina Named Top Retirement Destination

The City of Seneca has been named #1 in the State and #16 in the Nation by SmartAssets as the top retirement destination. Situated in the “Golden Corner” of South Carolina Seneca is within Oconee County, an ideal place to live for many reasons, no matter ones age  but more and more retirees are drawn here to make it home, thus more than 20% of the population in the County is over 65.       Oconee County’s overall cost of living is 11.2% below the national average and South Carolina offers the 13th lowest taxes in the country.   The...

Boating Magazine Names Oconee County in the Top 10 Nationwide for Living and Boating

Oconee County, South Carolina Located less than 20 miles from Clemson University, Lake Keowee and neighboring Lake Jocassee are surprisingly quiet. While the college students stick to Lake Hartwell, Keowee and Jocassee draw a more adult, if not affluent, crowd.             The region sits at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and has become a bull’s-eye for boaters  and fishermen wanting to relocate from up north or from down south.         It’s proximity to Greenville, SC makes it an ideal location, embracing both the quiet and the cosmopolitan environment, so important to...

Keowee Key Golf and Country Club….Awarded Top Honors from Ideal-LIVING Magazine

Ideal-LIVING editors have chosen Keowee Key Golf and Country Club as one of the BEST LAKE COMMUNITIES, BEST BOATING COMMUNITY AND BEST COLLEGE TOWN COMMUNITY for 2016!         Keowee Key is a mature gated lakeside South Carolina community with a plethora of amenities for an active life style.           Located in the shadows of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains on the shores of pristine Lake Keowee, an 18,500 acre lake with 300 miles of shore line, Keowee Key offers a private 18 hole golf course, 14 tennis courts, 4 pickleball courts, a country...

Clemson, South Carolina ranked by Forbes 12th in the Country as the Best Place to Retire

Are you searching for that great place to retire? The 25 best places to retire in the USA have been published by Forbes and not surprisingly Clemson, South Carolina secured position 12, overall. Our low cost of living, four moderate seasons, pristine lakes and the proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountains, all play a role. Forbes weighed data on nearly 500 cities from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The most important factors were economic: overall cost of living and home prices as compared with national averages, and general state tax climate for retirees.   Retirees now want to...

Seneca, South Carolina Wins Municipal Award for All-Electric Bus Fleet

The city of Seneca’s all-electric bus fleet continues to grab attention as the first of its kind in the country. Seneca recently received an achievement award from the Municipal Association of South Carolina for its work on the bus system. The city won in the public service category and was among more than 20 cities and towns that submitted their projects and initiatives. City officials accepted the award during the association’s annual meeting July 18. The municipal association, which serves and represents 270 incorporated municipalities in the state, said in a press release “Seneca can boast that it’s the first...

Keowee Key Hosts our Service Men

Each year, the Keowee Key Golf and Country Club hosts a group of around 40 Marines as part of a “Honoring Their Service” event.       The group hails from Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C. along with the South Carolina “Wounded Warrior Regiment”. The festivities start with an extended parade with hundreds of  motor cycle riders accompanying the group as a colorful honor guard and escort along with  literally thousands of South Carolinians  waving flags, tooting horns and showing their appreciation.     All are here for some well deserved rest, relaxation and fun. The residents of Keowee Key welcome these soldiers into their homes...

New !! Oconee County, South Carolina Relocation Guide

Recently the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the local newspaper “The Journal”, published a 64 page magazine packed full of valuable information regarding our beautiful area. It cover a variety of subjects, including, housing and neighborhoods, leisure and recreation opportunities,  annual events and festivals, county profile, area industries, helpful resources, medical services and a host of other valuable information to familiarize one regarding our capabilities and lifestyle. Below  is a link to the  on-line version…….. for review, click on the cover below on the “click to read” tab :