Terri Horton
Terri Horton, RE/MAX
Your Local Real Estate Specialist for Kershaw County, South Carolina

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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$ 1,750,000
Photo of 1853 Hasty Road
MLS# 581175

Camden, SC - 1853 Hasty Road

NONE

6 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 2 Half Baths
4300 Sq Ft on 26.58 acres
Year Built: 1992
 
$ 1,290,000
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MLS# 572572

Camden, SC - 2332 Horton Lane

LAKE WATEREE

3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
2970 Sq Ft on 4.12 acres
Year Built: 2007
 
$ 1,250,000
Photo of 1816 Brevard Place
MLS# 566572

Camden, SC - 1816 Brevard Place

HISTORIC DISTRICT

5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
5570 Sq Ft on 1.65 acres
Year Built: 1827
 
$ 1,150,000
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MLS# 582533

Camden, SC - 88C Tombfield Road

NONE

4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 2 Half Baths
4864 Sq Ft on 20.97 acres
Year Built: 2002
 
$ 1,080,000
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MLS# 583023

Camden, SC - 42 Merry Way

NONE

5 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
4636 Sq Ft on 1.18 acres
Year Built: 2008
 
$ 995,000
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MLS# 584758

Camden, SC - 2002 Lystra Road

NONE

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 2 Half Baths
2326 Sq Ft on 1.1 acres
Year Built: 2005
 
$ 979,000
Photo of 2223 Lakeshore Road
MLS# 584686

Camden, SC - 2223 Lakeshore Road

LAKE WATEREE

5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
2863 Sq Ft on 1.06 acres
Year Built: 2006
 
$ 975,000
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MLS# 582553

Camden, SC - 10 Crane Creek Drive

LAKE WATEREE

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
2924 Sq Ft on 0.64 acres
Year Built: 1986
 
$ 975,000
Photo of 2439 Singleton Point
MLS# 586741

Liberty Hill, SC - 2439 Singleton Point

LAKE WATEREE

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 3 Half Baths
4114 Sq Ft on 1.18 acres
Year Built: 2003
 
$ 930,000
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MLS# 582365

Camden, SC - 510 Greene Street

HISTORIC DISTRICT

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
3432 Sq Ft on 1.5 acres
Year Built: 1960
 
$ 924,900
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MLS# 579153

Camden, SC - 1338 John G Richards Road

NONE

3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
3058 Sq Ft on 5 acres
Year Built: 2007
 
$ 874,999
Photo of 2368 Little Gull Road
MLS# 583324

Liberty Hill, SC - 2368 Little Gull Road

LAKE WATEREE

3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
2843 Sq Ft on 1 acres
Year Built: 2018
 
$ 874,900
Photo of 2381 Little Creek Road
MLS# 580765

Liberty Hill, SC - 2381 Little Creek Road

LAKE WATEREE

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
3829 Sq Ft on 1.13 acres
Year Built: 1998
 
$ 800,000
Photo of 221 Ascot Drive
MLS# 585742

Camden, SC - 221 Ascot Drive

THE FARMS AT COTTESMORE

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
3060 Sq Ft on 4.29 acres
Year Built: 2018
 
$ 800,000
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MLS# 564149

Camden, SC - 566 Old Mill Lane

SOUTHGATE

5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
4398 Sq Ft on 1.55 acres
Year Built: 1993
 
$ 775,000
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MLS# 581891

Camden, SC - 101 Hound Hollow Road

HOUND HOLLOW

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
2378 Sq Ft on 10.36 acres
Year Built: 2010
 
$ 739,900
Photo of 2049 Lakeshore Road
MLS# 586154

Camden, SC - 2049 Lakeshore Road

LAKE WATEREE

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths
1729 Sq Ft on 0.88 acres
Year Built: 1980
 
$ 725,000
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MLS# 587098

Camden, SC - 80 hound hollow Road

HOUND HOLLOW

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
2552 Sq Ft on 10.1 acres
Year Built: 2008
 
$ 715,000
Photo of 1610 Sarsfield Avenue
MLS# 585475

Camden, SC - 1610 Sarsfield Avenue

HISTORIC DISTRICT

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
3800 Sq Ft on 0.55 acres
Year Built: 2008
 
$ 699,900
Photo of 677 Red Fox Road
MLS# 586620

Camden, SC - 677 Red Fox Road

NONE

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths
2661 Sq Ft on 5.04 acres
Year Built: 1978
 
$ 665,000
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MLS# 581400

Camden, SC - 1811 Lyttleton Street

HISTORIC DISTRICT

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths
4008 Sq Ft on 1.35 acres
Year Built: 1855
 
$ 650,000
Photo of 102 Foxwood Lane
MLS# 576851

Camden, SC - 102 Foxwood Lane

FOXWOOD

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
1614 Sq Ft on 6.16 acres
Year Built: 1994
 
$ 640,000
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MLS# 575774

Camden, SC - 1266 Miller Road

LAKE WATEREE

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths
1660 Sq Ft on 1 acres
Year Built: 1960
 
$ 629,900
Photo of 1506 Mill Street
MLS# 580897

Camden, SC - 1506 Mill Street

HISTORIC DISTRICT

3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 1 Half Bath
2164 Sq Ft on 0.26 acres
Year Built: 2022
 
$ 624,999
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MLS# 582108

Camden, SC - 1412 Fair Street

HISTORIC DISTRICT

5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths
3212 Sq Ft on 0.39 acres
Year Built: 1927
 
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