5 Things to Know about Living in Indian Land, SC
Indian Land, SC, is becoming one of the top Charlotte, NC suburbs. Forbes magazine named Indian Land a top “Boom town” in the nation. And for a good reason. There’s a lot of love about this beautiful, sprawling setting, located just south of Charlotte in Lancaster county. Read on to learn about the benefits of living in Indian Land, SC.
Indian Land is an unincorporated community in the northernmost part of Lancaster County, SC. It offers peaceful country living, affordable homes, and taxes and is just a short drive from all of the amenities in nearby Charlotte and Fort Mill. Indian Land is 15 minutes from the Ballantyne area and only 45 minutes from uptown Charlotte, making it a suitable choice for South Charlotte commuters and retirees.
South Carolina enjoys some of the lowest property tax rates of any state in the US. And Indian Land is no exception. The current tax rate in Lancaster County is 0.560%, compared to 1.05% in Charlotte’s Mecklenburg county. This difference is a savings of almost $2,000 a year when comparing a $400,000 house in Lancaster County vs. Mecklenburg county!
Indian Land, SC, is booming! Residential and retail communities continue to develop, and many of the communities cater to the active adult lifestyle.
- Bridgemill: Homes range from $600,000 to over $1 million. Beautiful lots, landscaping, and, yes, sidewalks! You are close to TONS of shopping, restaurants, a movie theater, the YMCA, doctor’s offices, and the highway. Watch my video below to see the beautiful Bridgemill.
- Sun City at Carolina Lakes: The largest Active Adult golf course community in the Charlotte region that lies on the banks of the Catawba River in SC. This 3,160-home community across 1,512 acres of scenic hills and forests allows residents to enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle and access amenities, including two large clubhouses and an 18-hole golf course.
- CrossRidge Center is a 190-acre mixed-use commercial development site just miles from Charlotte’s affluent Ballantyne Community. The site offers more than 1,500 feet of frontal-facing property on Hwy 521.
- ParkStone at Indian Land: ParkStone has begun clearing the ground on approximately 46 acres of Land off of 521. The plan includes a mix of medical, commercial, and retail space adjacent to 266 luxury apartments in 10 buildings.
Although Indian Land has more of a rural vibe and no real “downtown,” plenty of businesses keep you close by. The commercial areas include food and local restaurants, convenience stores, grocery, and even a Super Walmart.
The best part of living in Indian Land is the connection to the Land and nature. Outdoor lovers will appreciate the Andrew Jackson State Park, which offers hiking, canoeing, camping, fishing, and picnicking. The park has plenty of recreational attractions, including a campground, a fishing lake, picnic shelters, and nature trails.
Also nearby is the Landsford Canal State Park, a former canal on the banks of the Catawba River. The park is the perfect site for hiking and mountain biking since many trails exist.
For families or retirees interested in joining a social club, the Firethorne Country Club is just across the NC border and a local Lancaster, SC favorite. A luxury country club with a reasonably challenging golf course and a very active tennis league. It is located three miles south of Ballantyne and is part of the club group.
Although Indian Land is a small rural town, it’s the home to the HQs of several major businesses, including Continental Tire North America, Red Ventures, Sharonview Federal Credit Union, The Inspiration Networks, and Movement Mortgage. Also located here are large branches of Honeywell, URS Corporation, TriNet, and Keer America Corporation.
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