10 Best Upscale Neighborhoods in Greenville, SC

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When searching for a home in Upstate SC, you’ll quickly find that Greenville offers a number of scenic, high-end neighborhoods with tight-knit communities, quality schools and stunning homes. At Wilson Associates, we are experts in the Greenville luxury real estate market, and ready to help you find your dream home. Here are our top 10 recommendations for upscale neighborhoods in the booming city of Greenville.

Table of Contents

  • Greenville Country Club
  • Hampton Pinkney
  • North Main Community
  • Alta Vista
  • Augusta Road
  • Chanticleer
  • Montebello
  • Overbrook Historic District
  • Gower Estates
  • West End Historic District
  1. Greenville Country Club:

    Founded in 1905, the Greenville Country Club community is one of the South’s most prestigious clubs. Blending historic charm, privacy and family-oriented activities, residents enjoy an unmatched, luxurious Southern living experience. This exclusive community offers upscale amenities such as fine dining, golf courses, lighted tennis courts, a three-pool swimming complex, junior athletic program, and impressive clubhouse. Nestled in the heart of the Augusta Road neighborhood, this is a dream location for avid golfers and active families.
  1. Hampton Pinckney:

    In the historic district of Hampton-Pinckney you’ll find some of the most diverse and handsome structures in the city. Only a few blocks from Main Street, this established neighborhood is known for its Victorian architecture and exquisite, newly-renovated homes. Hampton-Pinckney is a close-knit community, ideal for families, retirees and everyone in-between. 
  1. North Main Community:

    This beautiful, tree-lined neighborhood sits just north of downtown Greenville, and is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. The North Main area consists primarily of single-family residences, boasting large historic homes, lush parks, a small business district, and plenty of community events. If you’re looking for a quiet, family-friendly neighborhood walkable from downtown Greenville, North Main delivers a special ambiance your family is sure to enjoy.
  1. Alta Vista:

    This highly sought after neighborhood features quiet streets, old bungalows, and family-friendly appeal. With close proximity to Falls Park on the Reedy, Swamp Rabbit Trail, Cleveland Park and the Greenville Zoo, kids will enjoy ample space to explore, run and play. Close to downtown and Augusta Road, Alta Vista is an especially great family neighborhood with charming, historic enchantment. 
  1. Augusta Road:

    With more than 75 shops, restaurants and boutique stores, Augusta Road is considered one of Greenville’s most unique shopping districts. But Augusta Road offers more than fantastic shopping, featuring gorgeous historic homes and a family-centered atmosphere. Conveniently located just south of downtown, this area offers superb schools and a friendly, tight-knit community of residents and businesses.
  1. Chanticleer:

    Integrated into the lush Chanticleer Golf Course and Greenville Country Club, this quiet neighborhood is perfect for families and golf enthusiasts looking for an upscale property. The beautiful greenery of Chanticleer may make you forget that this neighborhood is minutes away from lively Downtown Greenville. It’s location also provides quick access to I-85, Augusta St., Greenville Hospital, great shopping, restaurants, and schools.
  1. Montebello:

    This luscious 350-acre gated community sits at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and is just minutes from downtown Greenville. Real estate in this exclusive community boasts Italian-style architecture situated among lush creeks, rolling hills and greenways. This neighborhood offers a variety of residences, including condos, townhomes and single-family homes, making it ideal for residents young and old. And with a private pool, tennis and bocce courts, playground and parks, you’re sure to find something for everyone in your family.
  1. Overbrook Historic District:

    This walkable, family and pet-friendly neighborhood is one of Greenville’s oldest suburbs. Northeast of downtown, Overbrook Historic District includes charming craftsman and bungalow-style homes from the late 1800s and early 1900s. With easy access to beautiful parks and the local Swamp Rabbit Trail, residents enjoy scenic outdoor exploration conveniently located by Laurens Road, Pleasantburg and I-385.
  1. Gower Estates:

    This established 500-home neighborhood is sure to impress young families with its recent renovations, new schools, friendly neighbors, large lots and ample amenities. Gower Estates boasts basketball courts, lighted softball fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, golf course, walking trails, and pool that hosts one of Greenville’s most successful swim teams, as well as an M60 Army Tank! Nestled between highways 291 and 276, you’ll find a variety of upgraded homes and architectural styles, along with a warm and welcoming community.
  1. West End Historic District:

    West of downtown Greenville, the historic West End area boasts roots dating back to the 1830s during Greenville’s booming postwar, textile era. Today, the district features a vibrant arts and entertainment scene, fascinating shops, and first-rate restaurants. With Falls Park on the Reedy running through this community, plus two parks and a local river, these established single-family homes are ideal for every outdoor enthusiast.