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Old 03-06-2011, 09:34 PM
 
Location: Princeton, NJ
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I'm moving in June and will be renting. I am already itching to buy a home asap because the prices seems so low to me.

What are your picks for the nicest suburb. I love southern charm and historic stylish homes (but can't move to Charleston!) I do not have children so school districts are meaningless. I'm simply interested in a poll of which suburbs you think are just perfect -- with good proximity to everything one could need, and whatever else you think is important. Please list what you think is great about your favorite suburb.

This is just me being curious and jumping the gun and wanting to buy a house asap!

Thanks for playing along.
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Old 03-07-2011, 05:43 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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I like Simpsonville, Greer & Easley because they're the most like their own towns, with (small) quaint downtowns, lovely older neighborhoods, and decent shopping. For strictly residential atmosphere, I'd pick the Eastside, but that's just a conglomeration of different neighborhoods and communities with a few grocery stores, bank branches convenience stores, etc mixed in. I do like the area around The Parkway and Batesville Rd quite a bit.
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Old 03-07-2011, 06:01 AM
 
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I live in Simpsonville and I am ok with it because we have kids but if I was single and had to live in Simpsonville I'd hang myself. Being from a very big city (3.5 million people) I have to say Simpsonville is freaking boring. For families with kids it's a convenient, safe town. For singles or couples without kids, I'd look somewhere else.
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Old 03-07-2011, 08:26 AM
 
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Default Simpsonville...

...is one cookie cutter sub division after another. Also surrounded by bad traffic and strip malls. Easley, and the northern part of the county are far better choices.
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Old 03-07-2011, 08:37 AM
 
Location: Greater Greenville, SC
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I live in Greer not far from the Parkway and Batesville Road area that UpstateBooster referred to. I absolutely love it. It's convenient to lots of shopping, restaurants and close to both Pelham Road and I-85. I can be in downtown Greenville in minutes. GSP airport is 12 minutes door-to-door (but not bothered by airplane noise at all). There are other areas that are very nice too, but this sure works for me.
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:18 PM
 
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The Five Forks area of Simpsonville is very nice.
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Princeton, NJ
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Thanks everyone. Keep 'em coming! I can't wait to investigate all the areas.
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:39 PM
 
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The Eastside.
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Old 03-07-2011, 05:08 PM
 
Location: Columbus, OH
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I live in Greer not far from the Parkway and Batesville Road area that UpstateBooster referred to. I absolutely love it. It's convenient to lots of shopping, restaurants and close to both Pelham Road and I-85. I can be in downtown Greenville in minutes. GSP airport is 12 minutes door-to-door (but not bothered by airplane noise at all). There are other areas that are very nice too, but this sure works for me.
Totally agree with this post. I have lived in various parts of Greenville throughout my life, and the Batesville/Parkway area (also including Gibb Shoals Rd.) is hands down my favorite. It is so nice and close to everything without being in a major high traffic area (like Simpsonville/Fairview Rd). Good luck in your search!
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Old 04-12-2011, 02:15 PM
 
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Pickens County is a beautiful area if you like mountains and lakes.
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