Parkins Mill and the “Parkins Mill Area” is located about 3.5 miles from Downtown Greenville, SC. Homes range from the low $400’s to exceeding $900,000 in Parkins Mill itself. It is known for large lots and mature hardwood trees with mostly stately 2 story brick homes. The proximity to nearby shopping includes the Haywood Mall located 4.5 miles away which is the largest Mall in the state of SC with over 1,300,000 sq feet under roof. There are many nearby restaurants, shopping centers, and grocery stores as well as the famous “Motor Mile” with over 15 different auto dealerships located in a 1.5 mile stretch of neighboring Laurens Road. It is also a short drive to the largest YMCA in Greenville County and to our incredible 126 acre Cleveland Park. Either of these can be reached walking or biking on the popular Swamp Rabbit Trail whose terminus is just across S Pleasantburg Drive from one of the main entrances to Parkins Mill. While traveling on the trail to the Park you will cross the C Dan Joyner Bridge dedicated to our founder and great humanitarian of Greenville!At publication, the schools assigned for the Parkins Mill area are J L Mann, Beck Academy and Sara Collins.
It is bordered by Laurens Road, Mauldin Road and Pleasantburg Drive. Greenville was originally known as Pleasantburg Village until being incorporated as Greenville in 1831. Pleasantburg Drive (also known as 291 By pass) runs almost the length of the city limits from I-85 to the South to US Hwy 25 to the North. This means an added convenience to travel to and from Parkins Mill in any direction towards downtown, to the mountains or to the Interstates. The Parkins Mill Area includes many interior developments and blending subdivisions that feel a part of this beautiful area of Greenville. These include Gower Estates, Collins Creek, The Enclave, The Preserve, Parkins Glen, Kellett Park, Sherwood Forest, Fair Heights and others. Prices in these areas range from the low $100’s all the way to $2 Million plus. Lot sizes range from .2 acres to over 2 acres depending on home sizes and price point and location within this area.
Neighborhoods and Homes for Sale in the Parkins Mill Area of Greenville, SC:
Collins Creek real estate prices can range from $535,000 to $1,800,000. Collins Creek consists of custom and luxury homes with mostly brick exteriors with sq. footages of 3,200 to 10,000. These stately homes were built between about 1979 and 2010 on lots of .75 to 1.5 acres. There are over 100 homes in this community. The public schools are Sara Collins Elementary, Beck Academy Middle and JL Mann High. Collins Creek is conveniently located to shopping, restaurants, golf courses, hospitals, interstate access and is just minutes from Downtown Greenville, SC.
Gower Estates is a neighborhood that ranges from prices around the $200,000 price range to the $600,000 price range. You will find all types of homes such as brick ranch, traditional styles, as well as split/tri-level homes. Most of the homes were built between the 1960s and 1970s. Although they are older, you can be sure to find some that have been completely updated and renovated. Gower Estates is like no other neighborhood. The lots are larger and the convenience factor is huge! Gower is less than 4 miles to downtown. It is close to the Swamp Rabbit Trail, Laurens Road, easy access to I-85, I-Car, and Woodruff Road. It is zoned for some of the best schools in Greenville county and is walking distance to Sara Collins, a highly regarded elementary school.
This neighborhood has a community pool with a swim team and a social community. The HOA is minimal for living in Gower Estates, but you can choose to join the community pool for an additional fee. Homeowners love the ability to opt into the pool or the ability to not pay the additional expense if they do not use the pool. Gower is also close to Greenville Technical College and Pleasantburg Drive. This amazing neighborhood is one that most people don’t want to leave. You will find 2nd and 3rd generations that have grown up in the neighborhood and bought their own houses there. This neighborhood definitely appeals to families of all sizes. There are a lot of children in Gower, but also a great mix of all generations.
Kellett Park real estate prices can range from $379,000 to $525,000. Kellett Park consists of custom homes of brick or stucco with sq. footages of 2,500 to 3,500. These homes, about 40 in number, were built between about 1988 and 1995 on lots of .25 to .50 acres and are nicely situated on tree-lined streets. The public schools are Sara Collins Elementary, Beck Academy Middle and JL Mann High. Kellett Park is conveniently located to shipping, restaurants, golf courses, hospitals, interstate access and is just minutes from Downtown Greenville, SC.
Sherwood Forest is located just outside of Gower Estates and often serves as the “stepping stone” into Gower. Homes range from the low $120k to just over $200k. Homes are typically one story, brick ranch, bungalows and traditional homes. You will find a wide range of homes that are updated and homes that have only had a few owners. Sherwood Forest is less than 4 miles to downtown and close to the Swamp Rabbit Trail, Laurens Road, with easy access to I-85, I-Car, and Woodruff Road. It is zoned for some of the best schools in Greenville county.