Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

Old Pickens Presbyterian Church

  The Old Pickens Presbyterian Church was built around 1850 and is in excellent condition.  It serves as a wonderful example of mid-nineteenth century churches that were built in the “meeting-style”. The cemetery that is adjacent to the building has over 200 graves, many which date back to the Revolutionary War! Today, you can see… Read more »

Are You Ready for the Lunney House?

Are you ready to tour a charming and historic home? If so, you are ready for the Lunney House Museum! Located in the city of Seneca is a beautiful example of “Arts & Crafts” architecture built in the early 1900’s. This bungalow is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as well as the… Read more »

Your House As Seen By…

How do you perceive the value of your own home? Odds are, it differs from the view of your lender, potential buyer, tax assessor or appraiser. Pause for a moment to reflect on the info graphic below, courtesy of Rob Fraim. Home appraisals are an important tool in the home sale process for all parties… Read more »

The History of Clemson University

With the name Clemson on everyone’s lips, we wanted to share a little about the history of the university. Thomas Green Clemson was born in Philadelphia and educated in Europe. At the age of 31, Clemson married Anna Maria Calhoun, the daughter of John C. Calhoun. Outliving his wife and four children, Clemson established in… Read more »

Swamp Rabbits Team Up with The Center for Developmental Services!

Greenville’s Swamp Rabbits and SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC invite the community to attend a special hockey night on Tuesday, January 24th at 7pm to benefit The Center for Developmental Services (CDS)! Five dollars from every $15 ticket sold through the www.cdshockey.com website will go toward helping children with special needs, developmental delays, and disabilities. Additionally, throughout… Read more »

Clemson Overthrows Crimson Tide

  Securing the 2017 National Championship title for the Clemson Tigers looked like a distant dream after trailing 10 points going into the fourth quarter. That’s when Clemson’s quarterback, Deshaun Watson, began to dominate the Alabama defense, which had been considered among the greatest in college football history. Watson completed 12 of 18 passes for… Read more »

Restaurant Week in Greenville, South Carolina

Ready for the famed Restaurant Week in Greenville, South Carolina? Starting this Thursday, January 12th, you can begin your 11 day celebration of various restaurants of the Upstate! No matter your taste, there are numerous restaurants to please your palate. From good ol’ Southern cuisine to authentic exotic flavors, Restaurant Week has got you covered…. Read more »

The Eagle Has Landed

Caesar’s Head, the gateway to a large area of public lands in northern Greenville County, collectively called the Mountain Bridge Wilderness has an active hawk watch September through November. If you visit on the right day in mid September you might see hundreds of Broad-winged Hawks in migration from the overlook. Luckily, our Broker, Justin… Read more »

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