The Cascades Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Cascades is an affluent, planned neighborhood in Columbia, Missouri. Located in the southwestern section of the city, this beautiful community maintains at least fifty acres of their one-hundred ninety acres as green space. Well-developed trees spread over the rolling hills add to the beauty of the area.
Sports and nature enthusiasts will enjoy living in the Cascades. The neighborhood offers residents walking trails. The Cascades Park, covering just over twelve acres, has a baseball/softball field, a half-court basketball court, a playground, and open play field. Swimmers will enjoy the swimming pool while the golfers will get in some practice on the community putting green. There is even a bocce ball court. This community area is completed by a clubhouse and a gazebo.
The Cascades has a large community lake that covers four acres. The lake is stocked with fish, and residents are invited to spend some of their free time trying their luck fishing.
The Cascades has many mature homes as well as brand-new houses, from ranch-style to two-story homes. There are also potential home sites. Mature evergreens and wooded lots add to the charm to this highly desirable neighborhood.
Families will be encouraged when they enroll their children in the schools in the Cascade district. Schools, like Mill Creek, have a Greater School rating of nine out of ten based on many items, including high testing scores. Rock Bridge High School is also noted as a Columbia school with a great academic program that encourages students to prepare for college through Advanced and Honors classes.