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    Broad River Trace
    551 Riverhill Circle, Skyland
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    Heron Lake
    1340 North Brickyard Road, Columbia
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      $785
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      $875
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      $975
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    Furnished Studio - Columbia - Ft. Jackson
    5430 Forest Dr., Columbia
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      $1,008
    (803) 298-8803
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    Furnished Studio - Columbia - West
    180 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia
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    Viera Wildewood
    811 Mallet Hill Road, Columbia
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      $919
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    Crowne Lake
    1310 Oakcrest Drive, Columbia
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      $785
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      $925
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    The Grandview at Lake Murray
    2170 North Lake Dr, Columbia
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      $915
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    34 Crestmont
    34 Woodcross Drive, Columbia
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      $745
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $855
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,055
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    Polo Village
    1270 Polo Road, Columbia
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    Woodland Village
    2221 Bush River Road, Columbia
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      $760
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      $725
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    Springtree Apartments
    250 Springtree Drive, Columbia
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      $570
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      $650
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    Atrium Place
    200 Atrium Way, Columbia
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      $725
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      $815
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      $1,030
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    The Keswick
    840 Sparkleberry Lane, Columbia
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      $765
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    Deerfield Run Hunter's Green
    1837 Barbara Drive, Columbia
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      $575
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    Water's Edge
    250 Crossbow Drive, Columbia
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      $700
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      $750
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    The Reserve at Lake Carolina
    4920 Hardscrabble Road, Columbia
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      $725
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      $830
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      $1,110
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    The Arbors at Windsor Lake
    8720 Windsor Lake Boulevard, Columbia
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      $705
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      $855
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      $875
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    Furnished Studio - 29210
    450 Gracern Rd., Columbia
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      $840
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    Landmark of Columbia
    19 Landmark Drive, Columbia
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      $615
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $740
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      $825
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    Paces Brook
    113 Paces Brook Avenue, Columbiana Ridge
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Things to Know About Columbia

Getting Around. Like many southern cities, Columbia is no place to be without a car. Bus service runs around downtown, with just a few routes that extend beyond the center of the city. However, traffic will be a breeze in most areas.

Watch Your Water. Columbia is known to have some of the best tasting water in the country. However, many older apartment complexes tend to accumulate extremely high water bills due to the common plumbing problems of older buildings. There are a few things to consider, water-wise, when deciding on your apartment. For instance, does the toilet ever stop running after you flush it? Can you hear any leaks in the faucets, showers, or in the walls? Does the apartment charge its tenants for pool water? All of these factors are likely to result in an uncomfortably high water bill.

Underground Culture. Check out these great spots for entertainment: Art Bar, the Hunter-Gatherer, Alley Cafe, summer concert series at Finlay Park, occasional music on the river, and amazing street bands playing on the corner for change during major festivals and holiday events. You can also visit New Brooklyn Tavern in the neighboring city of West Columbia for hardcore music, or catch bluegrass jams in the nearby city of Cayce.

Cityscape

Spare yourself the hours of research, and use this guide to find the neighborhoods that suit you best. Columbia has affordable, as well as luxurious rentals available all around the city, whether you want to live in the bright lights of downtown, or need some space with wide-open country views and dark star-gazing skies.

Midtown-Downtown

University Hill. Surrounded by downtown nightlife.

Congaree Vista. A renaissance on the river: beautiful parks, plenty of food, a growing music scene, and a healthy dose of art and theater, all accompanied by cold beer and cocktails.

Earlewood Park. Riverfront neighborhood of old cottages, neighborhood parks, and downtown skyline views.

Elmwood. Popular for its affordability, downtown proximity, and charming 1920's bungalows.

Cottontown. Historic homes with unique rental options.

Olympia-Grandby. Riverfront rentals and an easy walk to downtown.

Hollywood-Rose Hill. Good eats and a short walk to downtown

East

Waverly. An affordable and popular neighborhood.

Melrose Heights. Close proximity to downtown.

Old Shandon. Historic homes with bay windows, tons of shopping nearby, plus a quick commute to downtown entertainment.

Shandon. Tree-lined streets, distinctive architecture, and proximity to downtown and nearby shopping.

Rosewood. Complete with vintage atmosphere and uniquely Rosewood personality.

Southeast. Variety of housing options.

Northeast

Arcadia Lakes. Popular for the nearby lake on a hot summer day, and its golf course.

Dentsville. Truly amazing for the scenery and nearby Sesquicentennial State Park. (Try saying that name three times fast)

Woodfield. Next door to Fort Jackson with everything you could as for in a neighborhood: lakes, a state park, a shopping center.

Forest Acres. Easy commutes to the lake or to downtown.

Spring Valley. A little farther north, complete with country club, enormous state park, tons of eats and shopping.

Greenview. Popular for its easy commute and proximity.

North

Eau Claire. Comes with a few parks and riverfront bike rides.

The Colony. A slew of beltline bars and plenty of affordable rentals.

Lincolnshire. Variety of different housing options here.

Denny Terrace. More rural, giving you more space.

Northwest

St. Andrews. Different housing options available.

Seven Oaks. A community just down the road from Lake Murray.

Irmo. Amazing location, with Lake Murray and the Harbison State Forest right next door.

That's the city breakdown for you. Now it's time to see it for yourself. Good luck with the hunt, and keep in mind that southern hospitality is a two-way street.

-By Katy Comal

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