The attractive Lake Katherine neighborhood that is bordered by Fort Jackson Boulevard, Beltline, Trenholm and Forest Drive, offers idyllic surroundings to call home. It features all that you would imagine it would tree-lined streets and plenty of mid-century ranch-style homes. Homes in the area range greatly, from the affordable mid 100s to the luxurious 900s. The area is zoned for Brennan Elementary, Crayton Middle and A.C. Flora High School.
Lake Katherine's beginnings are rooted in the early 1900s, when it was a rustic vacation spot filled with weekend cottages. It was later converted into one of the first large lakeside communities in Columbia. This upscale neighborhood has homes ranging from as low as $290,000.00 to almost $1 million. Sizes vary greatly as well, from around 2,000 square feet to 4,000 square feet. Many of the luxurious homes have in-ground pools, hot tubs, and in-law suites with private entrances, finished basements, and large well-established lawns.
If you're looking for a home with a fabulous view of beautiful Lake Katherine, then a visit to the neighborhood is a must. Landscaping in the community includes mature hardwoods, think dogwoods, and azaleas that bloom in the spring. Here lakeside living and the elegance of an established neighborhood take center stage. Lake Katherine is located within minutes of many of Columbia;s best attractions. Shops and restaurants line Forest Drive, including the Richland Fashion Mall. Devine Street leads to the famous 5 Points area's shopping, dining, and nightlife. Downtown Columbia has museums, theaters, outdoor concerts and collegiate activities.
Columbia features a large variety of outdoor activities with the convergence of the Broad River with the Saluda forming to Congaree River. Greenways are established along the rivers to give hikers, bikers, and joggers access to this beautiful scenery. I-77 gives the community easy access to Charlotte, North Carolina. Take I-77 to I-20, and head either east to Myrtle Beach, or west to Atlanta, Georgia.