Earlewood is a gorgeous neighborhood filled with history and located just minutes from downtown Columbia. Centrally located in the state, this neighborhood offers easy access to top travel destinations. Whether you crave the crisp mountain air or warm sand between your toes, the beaches and mountains are within 120 miles.
Earlewood, with its 1,000-plus homes, is one of the largest downtown Columbia neighborhoods. Car detailing, coffee shops, banks, small retail stores and other businesses surround the community.ÊEarlewood alsoÊis the home to some high-end renovated condos including the ones at Mccants Elementary School. These large loft style condos were forged out of the 1931 schoolhouse.
Earlewood, located between Main Street, Rivers Avenue and the Broad River north of Columbia, is one of the oldest neighborhoods; it emerged in the early 1900s. It boasts having the first log cabin in the central part of the state. In the 1970s, the cabin was moved to its current location in Sesquicentennial State Park.
Because of the quality construction of these historic homes, young homeowners have renovated the bungalows and cottages. There are farmhouses, two-story Victorians, craftsman bungalows, brick Shandon-style, ranches and new homes in the neighborhood.
The Craftsman Bungalow style homes were built on recently platted lots and streets. During the next half century, the Shandon Style, a brick bungalow with gabled roofs, became popular. The ranch style home was also en vogue. In the 1990s new construction abounded in Earlewood. Schedule a visit today.