Strathaven Forest Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Set under the shade of tall trees, Strathaven Forest is a comfortable neighborhood in southeastern Columbia. This South Carolina community was developed in the 1960s and 1970s with traditional ranch, split-level, and two-story style brick houses.
Children who live in Strathaven Forest, which is in zip code 29209, are in the Richland One school district and may attend Caughman Road Elementary, Coteworths Pinckney Elementary, Hopkins Middle, and Lower Richland High schools. The neighborhood is about three miles from an interchange for Interstate 77, a major highway that goes around Columbia and connects to Charlotte, N.C., and to interstates that reach South Carolina and Georgia beaches. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is a 25-minute drive.
Several grocery stores, including a Food Lion and a Wal-Mart Supercenter, are within two miles. Nearby Woodhill Mall Shopping Center is a group of three outdoor shopping plazas with popular chain stores such as Target and World Market. Columbia Place Mall, an indoor shopping center anchored by Macy’s and Sears, is a 20-minute drive. The new Columbia State Farmers Market, which is 14 miles away, sells in-season produce and general store goods.
The University of South Carolina, recently recognized by US News & World Report for its “promise and innovation,” is 20 minutes west in downtown Columbia. Downtown’s Congaree Vista on Gervaise Street has become a popular entertainment and dining center filled with art galleries, restaurants, and theaters. Thousands attend the district’s two annual festivals, Vista Lights in November and Artista Vista in the spring, to celebrate the artists and galleries of Congaree Vista.