River Hills on Lake Wylie
River Hills is the benchmark community of Lake Wylie with over 1,100 single family, condominium and waterfront homes. Development began in the 1970’s by Sea Pines Group of Hilton Head Island, SC. With it’s rolling hills, mature landscaping, ponds, fountains and location on the shores of beautiful Lake Wylie, the guarded and gated River Hills Plantation is a beautiful place to live and play.
This gated community offers a wide variety of home styles, lifestyles and activities for all ages. With a championship golf course, marina, 10 court tennis complex, fitness center, swimming pools, covered pavilions, playgrounds, parks, community gardens, full service country club, community church, organizations, clubs, community events and festivals, the River Hills resident will never lack from a choice of activities.
The River Hills/Lake Wylie EMS squad headquarters and training center is located at the entrance to the community. Visit their website atwww.rhems.org . A private security force is in place at the 2 gated entrances and patrols the neighborhood 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The River Hills Country Club offers golf, tennis and social memberships available to residents and non-residents. Enjoy all of the activities and services at the 21,000 sq ft fully functioning, professionally staffed, beautifully designed clubhouse. To learn more about the River Hills Country Club go towww.riverhillscc.org.
The Blue Flag Awarded River Hills Marina is a true full service marina and has the State of SC Marina Commission AND the Lake Wylie Marine Commission’s ‘Clean Marina’ designations. In 2013, it opened the Portside 301 Club at River Hills Marina – a private lounge and social club. The Pier 88 Yacht Club offers a full range of boating related services including boat rentals, fuel, equipment sales and casual dining. For more information on all the amenities offered at the River Hills Marina check out their website www.riverhillsmarina.com . In 2011 the River Hills Promenade was completed for a scenic stroll or jog along the edge of Lake Wylie.
The River Hills Tech Center, located near the marina, is a 3 building complex offering an all encompassing range of business needs including office/conference space, administrative support, postal and internet service and more.
The River Hills Community Church is an interdenominational church serving area residents. Its website is www.rhcconline.org.
The YMCA’s Camp Thunderbird is located inside the gates of River Hills Plantation. Founded in 1936, the camp offers water and land activities such as skiing, sailing, kayak/canoeing, horseback riding, rope courses, sports and crafts for the young people of the area. It is a summer resident camp, an environmental education center, a day camp and conference and retreat center. For more information on Camp Thunderbird visit their website at www.campthunderbird.org.
The Bluff Villas condominiums, built in 1973, consist of 129 units spread over 28 acres of mature trees and landscaping with it’s own pool and amenities. Separate from The Bluff Villas is another group of waterfront condos with available boat slips and docks. The condos range in price from the low $100’s to $400 for waterfront and sell quickly.
Single family homes in River Hills can range from the upper $100’s to over $1M for lakeside estates.
Located just on the South Carolina side of the Buster Boyd Bridge on Hwy 49, River Hills Plantation is only 30 minutes from Rock Hill, Uptown Charlotte, Gastonia or Charlotte-Douglas Airport.
It is located in the award winning Clover School District and enjoys low York County, SC taxes. It is close to retail stores, restaurants, banks and business offices.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, McDowell Nature Preserve, Kings Mountain State Park, Nannys Mountain and more are located nearby. Carowinds Amusement Park, open all summer and featuring Scarowinds in the fall, is only 15 minutes away!
Contact me, Don Stephens, for more details and a tour of River Hills Plantation on Lake Wylie. Phone:704-562-3636, or E-mail:DonStephens@LakeWylieWaterfront.com.