Welcome to the Lakefront Communities page. Please note that these are all planned lake communities offering beautiful panoramic views and access to Lake Greenwood. All are "restricted" meaning no mobile homes, may have restrictions and covenants, an Architectural Review Board and minimum build requirements, there are usually Home Owners Association (HOA) fees, and each offer a range of minimal-to-extensive amenities. Keep in mind that there are also great homes and neighborhoods all over the lake in smaller communities or NOT in planned communities, with no-or-low HOA fees. I can help you find the RIGHT property for you.

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Lake Lake & Golf Condo/TwnHms
Crystal Bay Ridgewood Harbor Grand Harbor Stoney Point Cottages at Palmetto
Eagles Harbor Summerset Bay The Plantation Newport The Essex
Harborside Sunrise Pointe The Retreat   Palmetto Crossing
The Landing Terrapin Pointe     Canoe Bay
Pucketts Ferry Watersedge     Verandah Beach


Cottages at Palmetto Crossing

Cottages at Palmetto Crossing

New development in 2018, featuring up to thirty new-build 2 bed/2bath cottages, 900-1300 sq ft., many with lakeviews of Lake Greenwood. Custom specs from $209K+, includes kitchen appliances, gas FP. Preconstruction discount. Concept is to provide a "place at the lake" without worries of upkeep & maintenance; monthly HOA fees of <$100. Available boat slips for purchase or lease. Future lakeside Owners' Pavilion. Development is adjacent to lakefront restaurant Break at the Lake, opened in Spring 2018.

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Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay on Lake Greenwood

Lake Greenwood's beautiful "Hidden Lake" makes Crystal Bay an especially nice choice. Located on the east side of the lake about 15 miles from Greenwood, Crystal Bay has lovely forested rolling hills and offers large wooded lots for beautiful lake and lake access homes with nice natural buffer between homes. Residents enjoy a gated entranceway, small marina/boat ramp, RV/trailer boat storage, maintained walking trails, shuffleboard, and a nice-sized pretty pavilion overlooking the lake for family and community social events. Many deepwater homes. Waterfront and interior lots are still available. Well & septic. Beautiful views. Home sales typically range from the $200Ks-$600+K. Annual HOA fee is $525 (subject tp change). One of the best, most convenient locations for easy access into Greenwood, & highway access to Greenville, Laurens, Clinton & Columbia. Located in the City of Cross Hill, Laurens County. Visit the HOA's website for lots of good info:

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Eagles Harbor

Eagles Harbor on Lake Greenwood

This gated community is a nature lover's delight with large rolling wooded lots both lakefront & interior. Located up on the Saluda River branch of Lake Greenwood, Eagles Harbor offers lovely views of the lake, community boat ramp, limited boat slips for interior lots (check availability), a very pretty picnic peninsula, trailer/RV storage and lots of birds/deer/turkey wildlife.There are 175 designated home sites, but still plentiful undeveloped lakefront parcels andl interior lots with lake access for building. Well & septic. Home sales typically range from the $200Ks-$600K+. Annual HOA fee is $375 (subject to change.) Easy access into Greenwood. Great value on the lake. Northwest side of the lake in Hodges, Greenwood County. Visit for great info.

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The Essex on Lake Greenwood

The Essex on Lake Greenwood

One of the very few condo complexes on the lake, The Essex is located on the southwest side of Lake Greenwood offering up to 3 bedrooms/2 bath condos, each with its own boat slip, and magnificent views over the widest/deepest part of the lake. Accessed by elevator, spacious floor plans have hardwood and tiled floors, carpeted bedrooms, fully applianced kitchens and utilities, and a screened porch to enjoy the panoramic and tranquil southwestern side of Lake Greenwood. Public water & sewer. Monthly regime fees for maintenance. Sales have typically ranged from the $150K-$200K. Located near the historic town of Ninety-Six, Greenwood County.

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Grand Harbor

Grand Harbor on Lake Greenwood

This prestigious 378-acre golf and lakefront community offers approximately 400 home sites with resale homes & vacant waterfront and golf sites available. Pick your own builder or use one of several community-approved builders. Most waterfront lots are .25 to .5 acres with public water/sewer & natural gas, although home resales on Compass Point (Phase I) are typically on one acre with a septic system and city water. Canoe Bay, a section within Grand Harbor, is dedicated to high-end/low-maintenance beautifully-built townhomes offering 1800-2500+ sq. ft., double garages, hardwood floors, natural gas and steel appliances. Waterfront lots in Grand Harbor come with sturdy interlocking stone seawalls, some with a shared dock system (you share a walk-out with a neighbor but each have your own boat slip), and many with their own private dock. Residents enjoy a cashless lakeside cabana bar & grill, large pool area, hot tub, banquet rooms, outside fireplace, and a 96-slip marina with slips available for lease or purchase. Tennis courts are sub-irrigating, soft clay hydro courts. The 1100 sq. ft. Fitness Center is top-notch with Universal weights, a large selection of modern workout equipment and TVs with wireless headphones. The acclaimed private Patriot golf course is a classic rolling 18-hole Davis Love III signature design, voted SC's Best New Golf Course in 2004. Home sales typically range from $200Ks up to the $900+Ks. Grand Harbor ownership, including ownership in one of its partner communities, The Retreat or The Plantation, (even vacant lots), includes mandatory membership in the Grand Harbor Golf & Yacht Club. Residents can chose from one of three levels of membership- Master Golf, Master Sport or Master Sport for non-residents. The shared amenities program between the three communities make Grand Harbor, The Retreat & The Plantation all premier choices for a sophisticated waterfront lifestyle. Grand Harbor is in the historic town of Ninety-Six, Greenwood County, with groceries, gas, banking, and restaurants only 5-10 minutes away.

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Harborside on Lake Greenwood

Harborside is well-established with new homes continuing to grow this popular high-end community. Waterfront estate residences and wooded interior lots on the mid-west Greenwood side of the Lake, boasting a convenient lake location for access to amenities- just 5-6 minutes to groceries/gas and 15 min. into Greenwood. No club amenities so no club dues - just a lower annual HOA fee of $330 (subject to change). Year-round water and big, big water views. Boat or trailer storage is available as well as a community boat ramp. One of few communitues offering public water, public sewer, and gas. Home sales have typically ranged from the $200Ks up into the $600Ks to-date, but as larger newer homes come on the market, anticipate this range will likely increase. Greenwood, Greenwood County.

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The Landing at Lake Greenwood

New construction in lake community with 3/2 homes ranging from mid-200Ks for lake interior, up to $450K for lakefront. Open plans plus a Bonus Room or walk-out basement/additional rooms. Planned Green spaces and community boat docks for interiors. Mid-lake location. Quick to amenities. Greenwood County.

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Newport on Lake Greenwood

A newer development with beautiful oaks/hardwoods. There are 182 home sites on 146 wooded acres. Owners here share amenities with Stoney Point, including The Links at Stoney Point, an 18-hole British-style course, and the Links Clubhouse with full-service restaurant Bermudas, pro-shop & Fitness Center, Tennis & Pool. Public water & sewer. Smaller footprint easy-care lots with beautiful lake and cove views. Interior lots available. Several newer Country Club custom homes established and more being privately built, so there is no trend of resale yet. Buy your lot & build, enjoying Stoney Point amenities next door. Mandatory club membership with Social or Golf levels. Greenwood, Greenwood County.

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Palmetto Crossing

Palmetto Crossing on Lake Greenwood

Tall, roomy and elegant Charleston-style carriage homes with features that may include house elevators, multi-levels of balconies, hardwood floors, gourmet kitchens, 2-car garages. Extraordinary views north and south on the big water of Lake Greenwood. Gated community with lamp-lit boardwalk, pool/cabana. High-end custom homes. Small footprint lots for easy-care and to accomodate multi-level homes. Waterfront and interior lots available on private resale. Public water/sewer/gas. Only a handful of homes built to-date and no recent resale trend, but homes have been constructed in the $400-$1 million range. The most convenient lake community location for access to amenities; mid-lake on the lake's west side. Located on the Greenwood side of Cothrans Bridge crossing Lake Greenwood. Greenwood, Greenwood County.

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Pier 96

Pier 96 on Lake Greenwood

Small, neat townhome community with boatslips for each unit and looking out at the widest/deepest area of the lake. Two section areas - one comprises 2-story townhomes (pictured), the other is on adjoining Lake Ridge Dr., with one level townhomes - all have access to the community pool and a monthly regime fee takes care of mowing. Sales have run from as low as $125K up into the high $200Ks. On the southwest side of the lake. The historic town of Ninety Six provides groceries, gas, banking, and restaurants only 5-10 minutes away. Ninety-Six, Greenwood County.

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The Plantation

The Plantation on Lake Greenwood

Several beautiful estate homes have been built in this prestigious 200-acre natural environment that is a mix of pines, hardwoods and fabulous open water views. Its 125 home sites are mostly private 1-acre wooded, lakefront properties, but one section, Verandah Beach, is reserved for themed Charleston-style multi-floor residences with 2500-4000 sq.ft. and elevators, on narrower, easy-maintenance lots. All lots have city water/sewer & natural gas, and nearly all waterfront parcels are dockable. Pick your own builder and build on your own timeline. Current homes span up to 7000+ sf. Property owners at The Plantation have nature trails, a protected bald eagle preserve, a Clubhouse, open air heated pool, a park area, resident boat dock/ramp, and love the proximity to the adjacent 1000-acre Greenwood State Park. Owners are also automatically (mandatory) members of the Grand Harbor Golf & Yacht Club (a short boat ride away), and also have access to the Plantation Equestrian Center. The Equestrian Center is a well-designed facility with a clean, well-built multi-stall barn, several large paddocks and a jumping/exercise arena with crush-and-run surfacing. Riding lessons and boarding are available, and on-site trails can provide a good hour's worth of riding time. There are a limited number of 2+acre equestrian/interior residential lots with lake access. Nearby Fort Star, with its miles of trails, is only a 10-minute drive for horse trailering. Homes in The Plantation range from the $500Ks up into the high $900Ks. The historic town of Ninety Six provides groceries, gas, banking, and restaurants only 5-10 minutes away. Ninety-Six, Greenwood County.

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Pucketts Ferry

Pucketts Ferry on Lake Greenwood

This beautiful community is one of Greenwood's more established lakefront HOA neighborhoods, with both lakefront and lake-access interior homes, many on nice-sized lots, available for resale. Only a few parcels remain undeveloped. Big water views on the main body of Lake Greenwood. Amenities include a Clubhouse, Tennis courts, Community Boat Launch, and leaseable Docks. Located mid-lake on the west side of Lake Greenwood, it's only a few minutes to groceries/gas and 15 minutes into Greenwood.  Public water, public sewer, and natural gas. Homes typically selling in the $200Ks up to $600K+/-. Annual HOA is $434 (subject to change). Greenwood, Greenwood County. Visit

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The Retreat

The Retreat on Lake Greenwood

This small, gated neighborhood of 62 homes sites is a partner community to Grand Harbor and sits on 115 acres. All lots have city water/sewer & natural gas. A newer community, there are a handful of higher-end homes built to-date. There have been no home resales yet in The Retreat, but new construction on interior homes is in the $400Ks. Several wooded lakefront lots are available for sale. Most of these properties offer sloping land with a mix of pines and hardwoods for wonderful "high bluff" views over a wide cove and the main body of the lake. All waterfront lots are at least one-acre parcels with a min. of 100 ft. frontage and nearly all are dockable. Pick your own builder and build on your own timeline. Min. sq. footage for lakefront homes is 2000. Owners have access to a country/mountain style lodge clubhouse with roaring stone fireplace and an open heated pool with outside fireplace, nature trails, community and wildflower gardens, and a community boat dock (leased slips). Owners automatically have shared amenities access to the partner communities of Grand Harbor and The Plantation. The Retreat is about 7 minutes to gas/groceries, 15 minutes into Greenwood. Great mid-lake Country Club location on the west side. Greenwood, Greenwood County.

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Ridgewood Harbor on Lake Greenwood

Fully established lakefront community with approx 112 lakefront homesites plus interior homes overlooking the main body of Lake Greenwood with many homesites located on a deep pretty cove. Unique in that it is a nicely maintained community of quality homes, but there is no HOA or fees. Large lots and outbuildings are common.  Rolling terrain, peaceful views. Few parcels remaining for development, but mostly resale properties, and not too often. Public water/septic/gas available. Homes sales typically range from the $200Ks up into the $400Ks, but there may be lakefront homes coming on the market valued higher. Superior location for easy access to town, highways and amenities. Mid-west side of the lake, directly north of the Cothrans Bridge lake cross-over, in Waterloo, Laurens County.

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Stoney Point

Stoney Point on Lake Greenwood

Stoney Point, located just east of Greenwood, is a well-established and popular 400-acre golf/lakefront gated Country Club community with about 400 homes sites on and off the water. Waterfront parcels are mostly developed but luckily, beautiful resale homes do enter the market, including lakefront, golf front and patio homes. Several golf and interior lake-access parcels still available; only a few undeveloped lakefront parcels. Pick your own builder and build on your own timeline. Stoney Point's rolling golf course, The Links, is a championship 18-hole semi-private course open to the public, but residents get preferred tee times. There is an HOA lakeside Clubhouse w/ Library, a beautiful new open-air pool with handicapped access, plus a Club year-round Heated Pool next to the Club Fitness Ctr. Bermudas, the Clubhouse restaurant at The Links, is open to the public. Annual HOA fee is $950 (subject to change). Country club membership is mandatory with monthly fees for social or golf levels, and annual food commitment to support the Clubhouse. Golf Pro Shop. Soft hydro-clay Tennis courts. Resident Boat ramp/Marina and dry rv/boat storage. Elegant homes and country club amenities make Stoney Point one of Lake Greenwood's desirable waterfront communities. Public water, public sewer & natural gas. Recent home sales have ranged from from $175Ks up to $800Ks. Stoney Point shares amenities with another newer small waterfront community, Newport. Greenwood, Greenwood County.

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Summer Pointe

Summer Pointe on Lake Greenwood

Summer Pointe is a small high-end gated waterfront community with less than two dozen waterfront lots. Both lakefront and interior lots offer wide cove and big open water views of Lake Greenwood. Most lakefront home sites offer at least 90 ft. of water frontage. The community's infrastructure includes a small clubhouse, pool, tennis courts and 2 gazebos. Already established w/ several large homes. Gently sloped grassy parcels make this one of the lake's newer desirables. Plenty of lakefront and interiors still available. Public water/sewer/gas. Homes have sold from the $400Ks to the high $900Ks. The historic town of Ninety Six provides groceries, gas, banking, and restaurants only 10 minutes away. Ninety-Six, Greenwood County.

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Summerset Bay

Summerset Bay on Lake Greenwood

Summerset Bay, along with Watersedge and Windmill Landing, all sit on a large arrowhead peninsula on Lake Greenwood's southern east side, looking out over the deepest, widest part of the lake and offering gorgeous lake vistas. Lovely variety of quality homestyles, typically ranging from $300-500K+, with plenty of beautiful homesites on large private wooded lots still available. This is a well-established, rural, restricted lake community, but it still allows outbuildings, is not gated and still has a low HOA under $200 a yr. Homes sales in this area have typically run from the $300K-$500K+ range, but look for special feature homes that come on market up to $700K. Shopping in Town of Ninety Six around the bottom edge of the lake is about 15 min. away, or a nice drive into Greenwood is about 30-35 min., but also easy access to Newberry, Columbia, & I-26. Well & septic. Cross Hill, Newberry County.

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Sunrise Pointe at Lake Greenwood

New construction spec or house plans starting at $400K on Lake Greenwood's "big water."  Smaller community <20 lakefront homesites. All dockable lots. Public water/sewer available. Builder/developer. Annual HOA fee. Close to Lake Greenwood bridge cross-over, so quick <15-min. to Greenwood. Laurens County.

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Terrapin Pointe

Terrapin Pointe on Lake Greenwood/Saluda River

Located at the northwest end of Lake Greenwood on the Saluda River, this serene gated, restricted community offers lovely rolling terrain with easy-build lots and big wide panoramic back-to-nature views.  Terrapin Pointe is only <15 min. to Greenwood's commercial By-Pass 72 via Hwy 25, and a quick zip up to Greenville. Large 1-acre+ lakefront lots have majestic hardwoods, underground utilities and gas available for your stove, fireplace etc. Most lots facing east to north are dockable. Both lakefront and interiors available. Interior or critical habitat lakefront residents can take advantage of a community boat ramp with plenty of day trailer parking or community boat slips. Beautiful long natural views, lots of birdlife, and quieter part of Lake Greenwood. Shallower cove, but plenty deep for boating once you know the water grasses and the river flow. Typically 5-7 ft at piers at full pool. The lowest site-built square foot minimum requirement on the lake at 1400sf. Only a couple homes built to-date, and only one sale in the mid-$400Ks. Well/septic/gas. Great value for pretty lakefront lots w/ pretty views on Lake Greenwood. Hodges, Greenwood County.

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Watersedge on Lake Greenwood

On the southeastern side of the lake, Watersedge shares a large peninsula with Summerset Bay and Windmill Landing, looking out over a very pretty, wide branch of Lake Greenwood. Nice large lots. Min. 1800 sq. ft. homes. Septic system & well. This is a well-established, rural, restricted lake community, but it still allows outbuildings, is not gated, and still has a low HOA under $200 a yr. Homes sales in this area have typically run from the $300K-$500K+ range, but look for special feature homes that come on market up to $700KShopping in Town of Ninety Six around the bottom edge of the lake is about 15 min. away, or a nice drive into Greenwood is about 30-35 min., but also easy access to Newberry, Columbia, & I-26. Well & septic. Cross Hill, Newberry County.

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