Aiken, South Carolina
Life at Woodside Plantation offers a rich spectrum of possibilities: world-class amenities; a welcoming sense of community; an inviting, year-round climate; and an opportune locale. It’s the reason so many have stopped waiting and are now calling Woodside, their new home…Aiken, their new hometown.
Woodside’s greatest asset lies in its thoughtfully rendered composition: the superbly crafted homes; the stunning wooded, lake, and golf course home sites; and a carefully conceived use of natural beauty throughout – traditions of excellence that have become synonymous with our reputation for quality. It’s the essence of our philosophy; it’s what makes the grass greener at Woodside.
Located in Aiken, South Carolina – an historic enclave made fashionable in the early 1800s by the Vanderbilts and Whitneys and other wealthy families attracted to its pleasing, year-round climate – Woodside is convenient to all that makes life in this colorful Southern town so engaging. From its stately mansions to its still-flourishing equestrian traditions, Aiken has become a haven for artists, musicians, actors and writers. As such, it offers an unusually rich cultural life rivaled only by its stylish boutiques, restaurants, and seasonal events – all the benefits of a cosmopolitan lifestyle at a highly desirable cost of living. Furthermore, because Aiken is perfectly situated between mountains to the north and coastal beach resorts to the south, it is an ideal location from which to launch many an adventure.
Located in the heart of “Horse Country,” Aiken is a flourishing equestrian community that hosts major annual events such as the Aiken Triple Crown and Aiken Steeplechase. Aiken is also home to Dogwood Stables where many notable thoroughbreds have been trained, including numerous Kentucky Derby, Belmont Stakes and Preakness contenders. The Hollow Creek Equestrian facility is located just outside one of Woodside’s entrances and offers full service boarding with access to miles of trails. Hitchcock Woods, the largest urban forest in the country, is a local favorite for trail rides.
Within Woodside, there are many shades of leisure – world-class amenities that shape and enrich the quality of day-to-day life here. Featuring four golf courses, swimming and tennis centers, two elegant clubhouses complete with fine and casual dining facilities, miles of walking and nature trails throughout – idyllic settings for a brisk morning jog or an afternoon walk with friends. When combined with community events, clubs for nearly every interest or hobby and an unparalleled community of volunteer opportunities, Woodside offers a unique and comprehensive lifestyle package.
Renowned for our prestigious golf facilities, Woodside is home to The Reserve Club Golf Course, an award-winning Nicklaus Design recognized upon its opening as one of the “Top Ten Best New Private Courses” by Golf Digest and consistently ranked as one of South Carolina’s best courses, and the Hollow Creek Golf course, our newest addition designed by Masters Champion Fuzzy Zoeller and noted golf course architect, Clyde Johnston. Both of these stunning courses feature rolling terrain, southern pine-lined fairways and challenging water hazards, and each course shares the fine dining facilities, cozy piano bar and pro shop offered by The Reserve Club, the community’s lively and elegant social hub. Rounding out our golfing amenities, the Woodside Plantation Golf and Country Club includes two golf courses – the Wisteria Course by Rees Jones and the Plantation Course by Bob Cupp.
Located at one of Woodside’s main entrances, The Village at Woodside is a lifestyle center that includes a thriving health and wellness campus that is home to the area’s finest physicians in several specialties as well as the new, state-of-the-art Imaging Center. The Village Health & Wellness Center is underway and includes orthopedic and physical therapy specialists in addition to a spa and fitness center. The Village Center is the location of choice for local professionals and Aiken’s only full service home design center. Plans for the Village include a range of shopping and dining options, a charming inn, and a variety of other service-oriented businesses – everyday amenities that further enhance the Woodside lifestyle.
Above all, Woodside is a welcoming community – an exciting collection of thoughtfully planned neighborhoods designed to accommodate an array of living preferences. From the gracious homes and home sites of established areas such as The Highlands and The Enclave, to the spectacular selection of prime new properties surrounding our fourth and final golf course, the Hollow Creek Golf Course, Woodside offers a variety of options at a full range of compelling values.
Most importantly, every aspect of the Woodside community adheres to the highest standards of quality and architectural appeal. As a result, whether you build a custom home or a classic portfolio home design, you’re assured that your home will be one of unwavering value.
Central to its unique appeal, Woodside is above all noted for respecting the natural beauty of the land itself. It’s an attitude reflected in our abundant parks and green spaces, miles of walking paths and nature trails, tranquil lakes and streams, and in our environmental stewardship. It’s a philosophy further demonstrated in our impeccable eye for detail, lush landscaping throughout, and diligent oversight regarding both current and future development. And it’s the commitment to excellence, sound financial structure and unwavering value that truly sets our community apart from all others.