Melrose Heights is a historic suburb developed in the early twentieth century. The neighborhood was designated a local Architectural Conservation District in 2003. Convenient to Devine St. or downtown Columbia, these Melrose Heights homes offer an opportunity to live downtown whether you are a first time homebuyer or an established resident. The streets of Melrose Heights are painted with well-tended yards and pedestrian friendly pathways for an easy-access community. The affordable historic homes have welcomed several families and created a family friendly community. In the heart of the capital city, this neighborhood is also minutes away from downtown Columbia and the University of South Carolina. You can view Melrose Heights homes for sale for under $600,000.
Melrose Heights is protected by the National Register of Historic places and the homes represent this unique aspect of Columbia history. Home styles include architectural styles from the 1920’s and 1930’s and new homes are built with similar styles to keep the character of the neighborhood. The typical home is decorated with long sidewalk entrances and backyards surrounded by trees. It’s no wonder homes for sale in Melrose Heights are so sought after.
Melrose Heights has amazing opportunities and school programs from elementary to high school. Elementary schools in this neighborhood include Brennen, Satchel Ford, and Brockman. Brennen students excel in every academic category which is reflected through high student test scores. Middle-schoolers attend Crayton, which is close to downtown, Columbia for a quick commute in the mornings. Next, at A.C Flora High School students will receive a well-balanced education to prepare them for college.
Your new Melrose Heights home will have easy access to all your grocery and shopping needs right on Devine Street business district and Trenholm Plaza. On sunny afternoons, families gather at Melrose Park which includes a playground and community center with internet access. The neighborhood also borders Gervais Street with several restaurants and small businesses.