GREENBRIAR

neighborhood

Tucked among tall pines and winding roads, the Greenbriar section of Forest Acres, a small city just east of Columbia, is a well-established neighborhood close to the bustle of city life, yet offering a bucolic, peaceful feel.

Greenbriar is sought out by professionals, growing families and empty nesters, drawn to the neighborhood for its friendly vibe, diverse housing options and close proximity to schools, shopping and dining. Families stroll along shady streets to meet neighbors and watch the kids play at Idalia Park – a cozy, popular neighborhood park with open greenspace, playground equipment and a relaxing bench swing. Greenbriar also is home to some of the Midlands top neighborhood schools. Crayton Middle School and A.C. Flora High School are both within walking or biking distance to much of the neighborhood.

Located off Trenholm Road between North Beltline Boulevard and Forest Drive, Greenbriar is adjacent to the Jackson Heights community and offers quick and easy access to some of Columbia’s most popular shopping and dining destinations. Residents can walk or bike to pick up a few items at Trader Joe’s or head to Trenholm Plaza for breakfast at the Original Pancake House or shopping at Anthropologie and Lululemon. Just a few miles east of downtown Columbia, Greenbriar offers a quick commute to the University of South Carolina and Fort Jackson, and has easy access to Interstate 77, the highway that runs between Columbia and Charlotte.

GREENBRIAR

neighborhood

Tucked among tall pines and winding roads, the Greenbriar section of Forest Acres, a small city just east of Columbia, is a well-established neighborhood close to the bustle of city life, yet offering a bucolic, peaceful feel.

Greenbriar is sought out by professionals, growing families and empty nesters, drawn to the neighborhood for its friendly vibe, diverse housing options and close proximity to schools, shopping and dining. Families stroll along shady streets to meet neighbors and watch the kids play at Idalia Park – a cozy, popular neighborhood park with open greenspace, playground equipment and a relaxing bench swing. Greenbriar also is home to some of the Midlands top neighborhood schools. Crayton Middle School and A.C. Flora High School are both within walking or biking distance to much of the neighborhood.
Located off Trenholm Road between North Beltline Boulevard and Forest Drive, Greenbriar is adjacent to the Jackson Heights community and offers quick and easy access to some of Columbia’s most popular shopping and dining destinations. Residents can walk or bike to pick up a few items at Trader Joe’s or head to Trenholm Plaza for breakfast at the Original Pancake House or shopping at Anthropologie and Lululemon. Just a few miles east of downtown Columbia, Greenbriar offers a quick commute to the University of South Carolina and Fort Jackson, and has easy access to Interstate 77, the highway that runs between Columbia and Charlotte.

RECREATION & PARKS

The Greenbriar neighborhood is home to Idalia Park, a small but popular triangle of greenspace at Idalia Drive and Hansford Avenue, with a playground and picnic area.

Nearby Trenholm Park features a public swimming pool, a community center, gymnasium and ball fields, where Little League baseball and softball action is in full swing each fall and spring.

The Cooper branch of the Richland Library is located close to the neighborhood on Trenholm Road.

FUN FACT

The city of Forest Acres was incorporated in 1935, when the population of the town was 375 people. Since then, it has grown from 2 square miles to about 5 square miles, adding neighborhoods like Greenbriar, and now has about 10,500 residents.

RECREATION & PARKS

The Greenbriar neighborhood is home to Idalia Park, a small but popular triangle of greenspace at Idalia Drive and Hansford Avenue, with a playground and picnic area.

Nearby Trenholm Park features a public swimming pool, a community center, gymnasium and ball fields, where Little League baseball and softball action is in full swing each fall and spring.

The Cooper branch of the Richland Library is located close to the neighborhood on Trenholm Road.

FUN FACT

The city of Forest Acres was incorporated in 1935, when the population of the town was 375 people. Since then, it has grown from 2 square miles to about 5 square miles, adding neighborhoods like Greenbriar, and now has about 10,500 residents.

HOME STATS

Greenbriar features a mix of mid-to late-20th century ranch homes, split level and traditional brick houses, running the gamut from cozy cottages to large two-story estates. Many of the homes have been renovated and expanded, and there is also some new fill-in, contemporary construction.

HOME STATS

Greenbriar features a mix of mid-to late-20th century ranch homes, split level and traditional brick houses, running the gamut from cozy cottages to large two-story estates. Many of the homes have been renovated and expanded, and there is also some new fill-in, contemporary construction. 

25

Homes for Sale

219

New Listings

179

Homes Sold

$265,735

Average Sales Price

42

Days on Market

97%

List Price to Sales Price Ratio

These numbers are provided by CMLS and collected by The Moore Company for January – October 2020. They were updated on November 11, 2020. The information contained herein is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. 

25

Homes for Sale

219

New Listings

179

Homes Sold

$265,735

Average Sales Price

42

Days on Market

97%

List Price to Sales Price Ratio

These numbers are provided by CMLS and collected by The Moore Company for January – October 2020. They were updated on November 11, 2020. The information contained herein is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. 

NEARBY
AMENITIES

RESTAURANTS & MORE

Greenbriar is a short walk, drive or bike ride to Trenholm Plaza, a bustling shopping and dining center. Also nearby is Forest Drive, which borders the neighborhood and is home to shopping along with both casual and fine dining. The new Cardinal Crossing on Forest Drive, a mixed-use residential, retail and dining center at the site of the old Cardinal Newman High School, has several local and chain dining options. Richland Mall, home to a Belk department store and Barnes and Noble, sits at the other end of the neighborhood.

NEIGHBORHOODS SCHOOLS

Greenbriar students attend Satchel Ford or Brockman elementary schools, Crayton Middle School and A.C. Flora High School in Richland School District One.

Timmerman School, a private school serving students pre-K through eighth grade, and the Harmony School, a private preschool, kindergarten and elementary school, are also located in Forest Acres.

NEED GROCERIES?

There is no shortage of grocery stores in the area around Greenbriar.  Nearby Trenholm Plaza is anchored by Publix and Fresh Market, while Forest Drive is home to Lowes Foods and Trader Joe’s. A Whole Foods, Sam’s Club and Walmart are also close by.

NEARBY
AMENITIES

RESTAURANTS & MORE

Greenbriar is a short walk, drive or bike ride to Trenholm Plaza, a bustling shopping and dining center. Also nearby is Forest Drive, which borders the neighborhood and is home to shopping along with both casual and fine dining. The new Cardinal Crossing on Forest Drive, a mixed-use residential, retail and dining center at the site of the old Cardinal Newman High School, has several local and chain dining options. Richland Mall, home to a Belk department store and Barnes and Noble, sits at the other end of the neighborhood.

NEIGHBORHOODS SCHOOLS

Greenbriar students attend Satchel Ford or Brockman elementary schools, Crayton Middle School and A.C. Flora High School in Richland School District One.

Timmerman School, a private school serving students pre-K through eighth grade, and the Harmony School, a private preschool, kindergarten and elementary school, are also located in Forest Acres.

NEED GROCERIES?

There is no shortage of grocery stores in the area around Greenbriar.  Nearby Trenholm Plaza is anchored by Publix and Fresh Market, while Forest Drive is home to Lowes Foods and Trader Joe’s. A Whole Foods, Sam’s Club and Walmart are also close by.

EXPLORE THE AREA

Greenbriar is bordered by Jackson Heights and is located northeast of downtown Columbia, in town of Forest Acres, the City of Columbia and Richland County. Main thoroughfares that run near or through the town include Trenholm Road and Forest Drive. With quick access to downtown Columbia, no wonder residents love this area.

EXPLORE THE AREA

Greenbriar is bordered by Jackson Heights and is located northeast of downtown Columbia, in town of Forest Acres, the City of Columbia and Richland County. Main thoroughfares that run near or through the town include Trenholm Road and Forest Drive. With quick access to downtown Columbia, no wonder residents love this area.

LISTINGS IN GREENBRIAR

LISTINGS IN GREENBRIAR