Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

Spring Is a Great Time to List Your Home

Are you on the fence about selling your luxury property in the Lake Keowee area? Have you considered listing but are debating whether now is the best time? Questions like these plague many would be home sellers and they are absolutely valid concerns. You have put so much time, effort, commitment, and love into your… Read more »

Greenville: Fun for the Whole Family

Whether you are trying to get the kids to burn off some energy outside or looking for a fun educational experience, Greenville offers plenty of family-friendly adventures. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate Located in downtown Greenville, The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is designed to spark a lifelong passion for curiosity and learning through… Read more »

Finding A Home Inspector You Can Trust

Purchasing your dream home in the Lake Keowee region of South Carolina with Justin Winter & Associates | Forbes Global Properties will undoubtedly be one of the best experiences you will have. Our team of expert Realtors knows the Lake Keowee area like no one else and will guide you every step of the way…. Read more »

Unique Things To Do In Greenville

Greenville, South Carolina is considered “hometown” to many residents of The Cliffs communities. This thriving small-ish town with a city feel has become a staple on top ten lists and its southern charm combined with progressive ideas has put it on the map. Many are just now discovering the unique attributes of Greenville and relishing… Read more »

Duke Energy’s World of Energy

Located at the Oconee Nuclear Station in Seneca, SC, a short drive from the Cliffs Communities, Duke Energy’s World of Energy provides a fun and interactive environment for the whole family. With its many interactive activities and educational models, the World of Energy is an exciting place to learn about electricity. Opened in 1969, the… Read more »

Made in Greenville

With twice the average number of manufacturing employees, it’s easy to understand why Greenville, SC and the rest of Upstate South Carolina have a strong reputation for manufacturing. As South Carolina Commerce Secretary, Bobby Hitt, put it, “We make things.” But, what kind of things? From BMW’s to bandanas Greenville, SC makes it all. BMW:… Read more »

Fort Hill

Set upon the grounds of Clemson University is a house steeped in history and tradition. Its large white exterior and antebellum charm are reminiscent of times gone by in an ever-changing landscape of architecture and people. Walking on the grounds of Fort Hill, you are immediately transported from a college campus to the historic plantation… Read more »

Devils Fork State Park Has Lots to Offer

Residents of the lake communities of The Cliffs and The Reserve at Lake Keoweee enjoy the many benefits and beauties Keowee has to offer but let’s not forget about Lake Jocassee. This man-made lake was constructed at the same time as Lake Keowee, the early 1970’s by Duke Power in partnership with the state. Known… Read more »

Back to the Classics – Live Theatre!

Sometimes it is good to go back to the classics – in this case, live theatre and a literary classic. The Foothills Playhouse of Easley, South Carolina will be presenting “Secret Garden” March 11th through 20th. Just a short trip for the residents of The Reserve at Lake Keowee or any of The Cliffs Communities!… Read more »