Colony Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located along Bailey Street, Colony Forest Drive, and Bay Shell Drive, Colony is a neighborhood in Columbia. Some of the residences were built in the 1950s and 1960s, while others were constructed in the mid-1990s. The average home price in 2008 was $85,000, well below the average in Columbia. For those looking for an affordable home or an opportunity to invest, the Colony neighborhood might provide a good option. The houses are often one-story, modest homes. Many have garages, and the streets are fine for walking dogs.
Colony is in ZIP code 29203, a mere five miles from downtown Columbia and its Congaree Vista. The Vista is the historic part of the city, where the posh hotels, trendy restaurants, and exciting nightlife can be found. Colony is equally close to the main campus of the University of South Carolina. It is about 15 miles from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, which is convenient for those who travel or have family visiting.
Colony is near a number of public and private schools, including Ben Lippen, Arden Elementary, and Eau Claire High, to name a few. Nearby parks include Keenan House, Meadowlake, Greenview, and Lorick. Columbia also has a gorgeous large city park known as St. Anna’s. There are plenty of restaurant options near Colony, including many chain eateries like Burger King and Waffle House. A local favorite is Carolina Deli, which features delicious sandwiches and homemade desserts.
For those seeking an affordable home near all that Columbia has to offer, Colony might be a viable option. The right investor can make the most of the potential of one of the homes in this established area.