Are you looking to move into South Carolina’s Fort Mill area? If so, there are several neighborhoods and communities that are worth checking out—including some that are well off the beaten path. One such community is Van Wyck, a mostly unknown haven that could be just the hideaway for you and your family.
Here’s what you need to know about Van Wyck, South Carolina: Though often lumped in with the Fort Mill area, it is actually several miles down the road and represents an unincorporated community in Lancaster County; towns like Heath Springs and Kershaw, plus the larger City of Lancaster, are also nearby. There are some historic homes and some beautiful farmlands in the Van Wyck area, and the general feel of this community is rustic, low-key, unhurried, and very small-town.
Life in Van Wyck
If this sounds like the kind of place you might like to call home, then consider the following:
- According to population density, Van Wyck is very much a rural If you’re looking for big city hustle and bustle, this isn’t for you; if country life sounds appealing, though, then Van Wyck can deliver.
- Real estate prices are reasonable, and most homes in the area are small or mid-sized—that is, anywhere from two to four bedrooms.
- Most Van Wyck homes are single family residences, but there are also some rental options worth noting.
- The current vacancy rate is low, so if you see a home for sale and you really fall in love with it, it’s probably best to act swiftly!
A final note: Van Wyck has a reputation for being peaceful and quiet, and as such it is a town that many retirees flock to.
Moving to Fort Mill
Maybe this sounds like the perfect neighborhood for you—but if it doesn’t, don’t fret: There are plenty of other communities in Fort Mill, South Carolina, including busier, more modern, and more suburban neighborhoods. Fort Mill itself has a vibrant downtown area—and, of course, the City of Charlotte, with all its amenities, is just a short drive away.
So drive down to Van Wyck. Check it out—but also keep in mind the other lovely communities in Fort Mill. Look for fine homes and robust HOA management—both of which you’ll find plenty of!