About St. Andrews

One of the Midlands region and the City of Columbia's most popular places to find a new home is in St. Andrews, SC, an area located just to the north of the City. The area offers relatively reasonable cost of living and attractive house pricing, even though it is has such a great, convenient location. Recognized Richland School District One schools are considered a strong point for the area. Its close proximity to the Columbiana Mall in the Harbinson area and the Riverbanks Zoo at the confluence of the Saluda and Broad Rivers are important amenities that are part of the St. Andrews area. The bedroom community offers excellent shopping, miles of interstate connectivity and close proximity to Lake Murray, the Midland's 50,000-acre recreational playground, making it the perfect place for your dream new home.

Why Choose St. Andrews ?

Giant Fresh Water Lake
Lake Murray is a 50,000-acre reservoir for the Midlands of South Carolina with approximately 500 miles of shoreline. It serves as a source of hydroelectric power for the Midlands and is a recreational attraction with fishing, sailing and skiing. At the time when the lake was finished in 1930, it was the world's largest man-made reservoir with the largest earthen dam.
It’s All Happening At The Zoo!
The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is a 170-acre zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden located along the Saluda River in Columbia, SC. It is South Carolina's largest gated attraction, averaging over one million visitors each year and is home to over 2,000 animals, with collections of mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish.

Places in St. Andrews

The Vista

With over 45 restaurants and bars, 60 artists’ galleries and specialty shops, and a diverse mix of businesses and services, the Congaree Vista offers an array of choices all in one convenient location. Plus, the area’s proximity to the Congaree River, downtown business district, and the University of South Carolina make it the ideal place to visit, live, work and play.

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is a 170-acre zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden located along the Saluda River in Columbia, South Carolina. The zoo is home to over 2,000 animals, with collections of mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish. In 2002, additions included exhibits for African elephants, gorillas, and koalas.

EdVenture Children's Museum

EdVenture is the largest children's museum in the Southeast United States, located in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. Open since 2003, it has 8 galleries, hands-on exhibits, 2 resource centers, and a 200-seat theater.

Hatcher Garden-Woodland Preserve

Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve is a 10-acre (40,000 m2) public garden located at 820 John B. White Sr. Blvd. in  Spartanburg, South Carolina.Admission is free and the garden is open to the public during daylight hours.

Clyne Gardens

Swansea boasts many magnificent parks, but its Clyne Gardens are famed for colorful displays of rhododendrons and azaleas. This superb botanical garden - once part of the old Swansea Castle - consists of 47 acres of parkland and gardens. The grounds feature more than 2,000 species of plants (including over 800 varieties of the aforementioned rhododendrons).

The Vista
Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
EdVenture Children's Museum
Hatcher Garden-Woodland Preserve
Clyne Gardens
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