Greenville SC Neighborhood Analysis (Our Movers eat at Smoke on the Water in Downtown Greenville)

Good evening great people of Greenville!  Hope everyone had a great weekend and has had a good Monday today.  Our guys got some dinner at Smoke on the Water (…you really can’t order anything bad there (food or beer wise).  All the sides are soooooooo good.  Definitely one of the best restaurants in Downtown Greenville or Upstate South Carolina.

What do you think is the best neighborhood in Greenville or Upstate South Carolina?  Their are many, many great options and its all probably completely relative to where you grew up or where you live.

Here is a great breakdown of some of Greenville’s finest neighborhoods, courtesy of Neighborhood Previews (  Do you agree with their analysis?  What neighborhoods would you add to the list?


GREENVILLE HOMES AND COMMUNITIES:  As Diverse as the Population of the Upstate region

With a diverse population – the Greenville area features a wide range of neighborhoods featuring Greenville homes of every shape, size, and price range. Many neighborhoods enjoy a small-town atmosphere and promote community togetherness through neighborhood clubs, events, and shared green spaces and amenities.

Diversity and history are one of the great features of the Greenville homes and neighborhoods in Greenville, SC. With a wide range of neighborhoods – from upscale, luxury private golf course communities to historic downtown neighborhoods – Greenville has it all.

Alta Vista
One of Greenville’s more prestigious addresses – this downtown Greenville, SC neighborhood has a mix of historic mansions and newly built condos and apartments. Close in to downtown – many residents seek out Greenville homes in this neighborhood because of its close proximity to many of downtown’s attractions. The popular Cleveland Park stretches through this neighborhood which is also close to Falls Park on the Reedy, the Peace Center for the Performing Arts, and numerous dining and shopping destinations throughout downtown Greenville.

Main Street
One of downtown’s busiest and most lively locations – the Greenville homes and living areas on Main Street are an eclectic mix of studio apartments and luxury condos. Right in the center of the action – residents of this historic neighborhood will enjoy all that downtown has to offer. Nearby neighborhoods like Park Avenue and the North Main area also offer all of the dining, shopping, and entertainment of Main Street with a little bit less of the hustle and bustle.

Located on the growing eastside of Greenville – Thornblade is a popular golf community set around a Tom Fazio golf course. The Thornblade Country Club is a prestigious club at the center of this community which also features swimming pools and tennis courts. One of the reasons that Thornblade has become so desirable is because of the park like setting that its residents enjoy – wide avenues, open green space, and tree-lined streets are some of the features of this quietly growing neighborhood. With nearly 400 homes in the neighborhood – residents have easy access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants, and shopping.

One of Greenville’s newer luxury, gated communities – Cobblestone features a quiet neighborhood with many amenities near convenient shopping and dining areas. Greenville homes in this neighborhood are on half acre to one and a half acre lots and range in price from the $600,000 range to over 1 million dollar range.
With wide boulevards, this exclusive gated community also offers residents a private tennis court and clubhouse, swimming pool, and elegant landscaping. Many residents are members of the many nearby golf courses and enjoy the quiet community within Cobblestone’s gates.

First developed in the 1970′s around the Chanticlear Course of the private Greenville Country Club – Chanticlear is still a popular neighborhood in Greenville, SC. Greenville homes in the Chanticlear neighborhood generally start out in the $300,000 dollar range but average around $500,000 and are located within a few minutes of Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Located right off of Augusta Road, this neighborhood has easy access to Interstate 85 and other major arteries through Greenville. With wide boulevards and a quiet neighborhood – many physicians from the neighboring hospital make this neighborhood their home.

The Greenville homes in the Claremont development are part of a small, tight knit community and have access to a private clubhouse and 22 acres of managed green space that features a reflection pond, resort style swimming pool, walking trails, and even old style tree swings. The 112 homes in the Claremont neighborhood start in the $700,000 range. Residents not only have access to the physical amenities of the neighborhood – but also the social gatherings as well. Neighborhood cook-outs and game-nights, social clubs and gardening clubs are just a few of the community based activities in this exclusive neighborhood.


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