Forest Hills Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Forest Hills neighborhood is located in the northern section of Columbia. Many homes in this area were built in the 1920s. These charming two-story homes sit on half-acre lots with basements and sun porches. Many homes have original wood flooring and updated kitchens.
Guests staying at the Columbia Marriot have access to room service, valet dry-cleaning, and dinner delivery from local restaurants. Rooms are spacious with pillow-top mattresses. The hotel offers an indoor swimming pool and a fitness center. The hotel is also close to restaurants and other area attractions.
The local Pasta Fresca specializes in homemade Italian pasta dishes. Guests dine on dishes like chicken alfredo and meat lasagna. Pasta Fresca serves red and white wine along with both imported and domestic beer. Catering is also available at this family run restaurant.
Lake Murray is about 30 minutes from downtown Columbia, and is very popular in the summer time. Visitors can boat, jet ski, and sail. This 50,000 acre man made lake provides the South Carolina Electric and Gas Company with its power. Visitors can camp along the tree-lined shoreline or hike on the wooded trails. There is also a marina and a public boat ramp.
St. Anna’s is a local neighborhood park that features two basketball courts and a community center. The park also offers a picnic shelter, a playground, and water spray.
Forest Hills also offers several shopping spots and tourist attractions to both residents and visitors.