Old Shandon Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Old Shandon is a neighborhood of Columbia, South Carolina, located along such roads as Preston Street, Meadow Street, Santee Avenue, and Cypress Street. Many of the homes in this cozy community were built in the 1930s or earlier. Some of them have been fully renovated and are gorgeous. Others offer an opportunity for those who want to invest in a home and fix it up. Old Shandon is a racially diverse area. Most of the adults who live in Old Shandon are college educated. In 2008, the average house price was $150,000. The houses sit on tree-lined streets. Many have hardwood floors, porches, and fireplaces.
Located in zip code 29205, Old Shandon is only two miles from the downtown Columbia and the beautiful historic Congaree Vista district. The Vista is home to plush hotels, trendy restaurants, nice stores, and popular bars. Old Shandon is also close to the University of South Carolina, making it a desirable location for graduate students or employees of the university to call home. Additionally, Old Shandon is a mere eight miles from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, providing fast access to those who travel or have visitors.
There are numerous public and private schools in the area. Examples include St. Joseph Catholic School, AC Moore Elementary, Rosewood Elementary, and Dreher High. For those who enjoy outdoor recreation, there are plenty of nearby parks as well, including Melrose and Heathwood.
For those seeking a charming neighborhood that is very close to all the city of Columbia has to offer, Old Shandon may be the ideal fit. It provides a neighborhood feel in the heart of everything.