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Spring Into Action: Places and Things You Don’t Want to Miss Around Lake Murray

March 22, 2018

A great place to visit, and you really ought to live here! McGuinn Homes builds homes and communities throughout this area:

Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove in Irmo, is situated within walking distance of the lake, as well as in an award-winning school district. The single-family homes offer spacious living with luxury appointments at affordable prices. We have a variety of available quick move-in homes so you could be spending this spring in your new Crystal Cove home!    

Pintail Point

Pintail Point in Leesville, sits on Lake Murray, and gives you vacation-style living year ‘round. This private community features large, wooded lots and the amenities include a marina with boat slips, lakefront clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, and nature trails. The floor plans range from 2,829 to 3,618 square feet, and are priced from the mid-$300,000s.    

Spence Plantation

Spence Plantation is a McGuinn Homes gated community on Lake Murray in Lexington, South Carolina. Spence Plantation presents the ultimate in luxury living with homes that range from 2,450 square feet to 6,400, with up to six bedrooms. Residents enjoy a private dock and ramp.     The end of winter is finally visible. Spring fever is hitting in full force. Are you ready to get outside and enjoy fresh air and sunshine? If you live in the Columbia, South Carolina region, McGuinn Homes has some ideas for places and things you don’t want to miss around Lake Murray. So, spring into action and let’s go! First things first. Head to the lake, of course. You’ll discover 55,000 acres of opportunities for fun. Fishing (bass, catfish, bream, and crappie), sailing, canoeing, kayaking, boarding (wakeboarding, paddleboarding, kneeboarding), jet skiing, swimming, and even scuba diving are popular water sports at the lake. You can also sit back and enjoy a lakeside picnic, hike the nature trails, go cycling or birdwatching somewhere along the 600 miles of shoreline. Combine a beautiful view of the lake at the Dreher Shoals Dam Walk. It’s a 1.7-mile pathway where you can walk, jog, or ride your bike. You can also venture our and explore some of the 60 islands on Lake Murray—including Bomb Island, where people still find remnants of ammunition when the island was used for target practice during World War II. For family-friendly activities, you’ll never run out of ideas around Columbia and Lake Murray. Frankie’s Fun Park and Plex HiWire Family Fun & Sports Center can keep kids of all ages happily occupied. For food and fun, there’s nothing like a festival, and the Lake Murray/Columbia region has plenty. The Irmo Cherry Blossom Festival, South Carolina Taco Festival, Indie Grits Film Festival, Columbia Food and Wine Festival, Columbia Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival, and Artista Vista are just some of the events happening here this spring. Spring is here. How do you plan to spend these exhilarating post-winter months? With the freshness of renewed spirit in the air, isn’t it time to consider moving to a new home? Talk to us at McGuinn Homes to experience the quality of life at Lake Murray from one of our new home communities.  

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