Terri Horton
Terri Horton, RE/MAX
Your Local Real Estate Specialist for Kershaw County and the Midlands

Living in Camden, SC

If you’re in the market for a new home, you’ll want to consider Camden, South Carolina. Located just 30 miles from the bustling city of Columbia, this small town offers all the convenience of a city but with the charm and laid-back lifestyle of a rural area. Read on to find out more about its location, amenities, school systems, employers, shopping and dining options, and real estate market.

Located in Kershaw County in the Midlands region of South Carolina, it is within an hour of several major cities including Charlotte (64 miles) and Myrtle Beach (88 miles). Several lakes draw many to this area – offering outdoor recreation at Kendall Lake, Lake Waterlee, and the Camden Reservoir. Lake Wateree has over 200 miles of shoreline, covering over 13,000 acres, and features a state park. It is a premier fishing location in the Midlands. With the draw of the lake, lakefront homes and neighborhoods are prime real estate in the area. Overall, Camden is a wonderful area for those wanting a relaxing, outdoor-focused area close to Columbia.

Camden is an old South Carolina town, steeped in tradition. After the Civil War, the Camden area became a winter haven for affluent Northern families. Camden’s Historic District still has many of the antebellum homes that are privately owned, with some dating back to the 1840s. The town became associated with equestrian activities and still houses the United States’ third-oldest polo field. The Carolina Cup steeplechase race, started in 1930, is an annual event drawing large crowds of 70,000+ spectators every spring. It has become known as the premier social sporting event in South Carolina! 

The Kershaw County School District serves the students in Camden with eight elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools, and one alternative school program. Private schools are also available including the highly rated Camden Military Academy.

The leading employers in Camden are SCE&G Utility Company and Springs Industries Inc., providing jobs to local residents and those from surrounding areas such as Columbia or Charlotte. Other major companies include Nucor Steel Berkeley Corporation, Inman Mills Corporation, and Synchrony Financial Solutions LLC.

Camden offers small-town charm with plenty of great places to shop and dine out. There are several locally owned stores selling unique gifts such as antiques or handmade items as well as national chains like Walmart or Target for everyday needs. There are plenty of restaurants serving up Southern favorites like fried chicken or barbecue along with Italian food or Mexican dishes if you’re feeling adventurous! 

The housing market in Camden is affordable compared to other parts of South Carolina or even neighboring states like North Carolina or Georgia. The median home value is $137,600 according to Zillow so it’s easy to find something within your budget whether you’re looking for a single-family home or condo/townhome complex. There are also lots available if you want to build your own custom home! 

Here are some of the new communities being built in Camden:

  • Friendship Hills Farm is an area with several new home builders creating new neighborhoods. Lennar and Great Southern Homes both have single family home neighborhoods being built, with a community pool and pond. Lennar’s Friendship Hills Farm community features homes ranging  from 1500 to over 3,000 sq. ft. with prices currently under $400,000 with basic home amenities. Great Southern Home’s Friendship Hill Farm homes are also in a similar size range with slightly higher starting price point. Great Southern Home’s community has homes available now for move-in, while Lennar is finishing up their initial build phases. These are wondering home options for anyone looking for a Camden home in a central location.
  • Great Southern Homes also has another new community in Camden – Heritage Pond Road. These homes are also under $400,000 starting price point and come with larger, 2 acre home plots! All homes are around 2300-2500 sq. ft. and can be customized to fit your decor aesthetic. Quick move in homes are available now. Click to learn more.


Interested in a new build? Let us help you with choosing the right community and home to fit your needs, and guide you through the intricacies of buying new. Contact us today to discuss!

Active Realty Listings in Camden

We are happy to offer a quick search for real estate and homes for sale in Camden, South Carolina. Camden, SC real estate types include family neighborhoods, farms and equestrian property, and an abundance of lots and acreage to build your home.  If you are looking for a local realtor, Terri is here for you. As your real estate agent, she is honored to represent and assist you in your relocation process. Contact us today to get started!

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$ 1,650,000
Photo of 1610 Sumter Highway
MLS# 556312

Rembert, SC - 1610 Sumter Highway


1 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths
3500 Sq Ft on 75 acres
Year Built: 2008
$ 1,600,000
Photo of 101 Union Street
MLS# 558339

Camden, SC - 101 Union Street


5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
5425 Sq Ft on 9.22 acres
Year Built: 1848
$ 1,550,000
Photo of 2429 Singleton Point Road
MLS# 558185

Liberty Hill, SC - 2429 Singleton Point Road


5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 2 Half Baths
4284 Sq Ft on 1.15 acres
Year Built: 2003
$ 1,500,000
Photo of 6 Ancrum Road
MLS# 557747

Camden, SC - 6 Ancrum Road


4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
4000 Sq Ft on 11.89 acres
Year Built: 1965
$ 1,150,000
Photo of 88C Tombfield Road
MLS# 555386

Camden, SC - 88C Tombfield Road


4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 2 Half Baths
4864 Sq Ft on 20.97 acres
Year Built: 2002
$ 950,000
Photo of 69 Nautical Drive
MLS# 556806

Camden, SC - 69 Nautical Drive


4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
3362 Sq Ft on 0.71 acres
Year Built: 2005
$ 769,000
Photo of 1828 Sailing Club Road
MLS# 549575

Camden, SC - 1828 Sailing Club Road


5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
3192 Sq Ft on 0.88 acres
Year Built: 2006
$ 750,000
Photo of 147 Hunt Trace
MLS# 559120

Camden, SC - 147 Hunt Trace


2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths
1200 Sq Ft on 10.35 acres
Year Built: 2001
$ 749,000
Photo of 302 Shannon Lane
MLS# 559209

Camden, SC - 302 Shannon Lane


3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
2792 Sq Ft on 2.92 acres
Year Built: 1925
$ 699,500
Photo of 2365 Dolan Lane
MLS# 553095

Liberty Hill, SC - 2365 Dolan Lane


4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
2816 Sq Ft on 1.19 acres
Year Built: 2004
$ 698,500
Photo of 2138 Lockhart Road
MLS# 557550

Camden, SC - 2138 Lockhart Road


4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
3454 Sq Ft on 4.32 acres
Year Built: 2020
$ 675,000
Photo of 2284 Beaver Creek Road
MLS# 550491

Camden, SC - 2284 Beaver Creek Road


4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
2482 Sq Ft on 0.4 acres
Year Built: 1981
$ 649,900
Photo of 1822 Brevard Place
MLS# 558136

Camden, SC - 1822 Brevard Place


5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
3350 Sq Ft on 0.26 acres
Year Built: 1924
$ 635,000
Photo of 2262 Beaver Creek Road
MLS# 556794

Camden, SC - 2262 Beaver Creek Road


1 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths
1141 Sq Ft on 1.1 acres
Year Built: 1959
$ 575,000
Photo of 2418 Hammond Road
MLS# 559367

Liberty Hill, SC - 2418 Hammond Road


4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
1658 Sq Ft on 1 acres
Year Built: 1962
$ 524,900
Photo of 2203 Cornwallis Avenue
MLS# 555319

Camden, SC - 2203 Cornwallis Avenue


4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
3363 Sq Ft
Year Built: 1970
$ 470,000
Photo of 1209 Lyttleton Street
MLS# 559785

Camden, SC - 1209 Lyttleton Street


4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
3300 Sq Ft on 0.4 acres
Year Built: 1886
$ 469,000
Photo of 2407 Marietta Lake Road
MLS# 559904

Camden, SC - 2407 Marietta Lake Road


4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
3111 Sq Ft on 1.24 acres
Year Built: 1973
$ 449,900
Photo of 29 Genesis Ln
MLS# 555909

Camden, SC - 29 Genesis Ln


4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
3800 Sq Ft on 0.5 acres
Year Built: 2012
$ 439,500
Photo of 1109 Lyttleton Street
MLS# 559213

Camden, SC - 1109 Lyttleton Street


3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths
2036 Sq Ft on 0.5 acres
Year Built: 1905
$ 429,900
Photo of 528 Hampton Street
MLS# 547860

Camden, SC - 528 Hampton Street


5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
2707 Sq Ft on 0.42 acres
Year Built: 1946
$ 400,000
Photo of 66 Edinburgh Castle Lane
MLS# 559624

Camden, SC - 66 Edinburgh Castle Lane


5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
3106 Sq Ft on 0.34 acres
Year Built: 2017
$ 384,000
Photo of 1614 Jordan Street
MLS# 554056

Camden, SC - 1614 Jordan Street


4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
2010 Sq Ft on 0.43 acres
Year Built: 1940
$ 367,567
Photo of 339 BALLFIELD Road
MLS# 548213

Camden, SC - 339 BALLFIELD Road


3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
2201 Sq Ft on 0.22 acres
Year Built: 2022
$ 365,000
Photo of 2101 Moultrie Road
MLS# 558556

Camden, SC - 2101 Moultrie Road


3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths
2694 Sq Ft on 1 acres
Year Built: 1972
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