Are you facing retirement in the near future? Have you decided on a location yet? Though there are seemingly endless cities, towns, villages, etc. scattered throughout the United States, you might want to consider retirement in Gantt, SC. Why? We are going to explore that here.
Downtown Greenville is just a 15-minute drive from Gantt, SC. The community is renowned for being a friendly place with beautiful scenery. As a retirement destination, it is a charming, suitable choice. There are great schools for kids (or grandkids), jobs for adults (who aren’t retired yet), the climate is agreeable, and it boasts some of the absolute best places for fun and food.
It can be somewhat daunting to move to a new location. The sooner you get to know at least one or two people, the more comfortable you’ll feel, and the faster you will make even more new friends. Diversity is the name of the game in Gantt. There is a mix of Hispanic, black, white, etc. in a population of 14,000.
About 6% of the population is self-employed, 18% is retired, and a salary is earned by two-thirds of the residents. Many South Carolina-born and bred individuals have settled in this area. But, 20% come from out of state (but still in the US). From outside the United States, approximately 6% of Gantt’s population transferred in.
There’s Always Something to Do
If you like the out-of-doors, you’ll love all the opportunities to enjoy it in Gantt. Enjoy camping, go for a walk or a hike, throw the ball around with your canine companion, or have a picnic with a friend or loved one; the possibilities are endless. Mother Nature has done some of her best work here in Gantt.
Be sure to check out Lake Conestee Nature Park, where you can go birdwatching and/or attend a seasonal event. Don’t miss an opportunity to visit Lakeside Park, where you can participate in sports, watch the grandkids participate in sports, grill out, or maybe even join the grandkids at the 7th Inning Splash Park.
Lots of Great Restaurants to Check Out
Though there are numerous eateries in the Gantt area, here are two of the best:
- Petee’s Drive-In (S. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville)
- Grandma’s Kitchen (S. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville)
Once you decide on Gantt as the perfect place for retirement, check out the retirement living options available. Here’s a suggestion for how to retire in style – your fourth reason why the Gantt area is perfect for retirees.
Our Retirement Living Community Is the One to Choose
In our retirement community, we’ve focused on making both the indoors and out-of-doors beautiful, desirable, and comfortable. We have spacious green grounds, a library, a fireplace-equipped lounge, an elegant dining room, and more. So, when you’re not in your residence, you’ll still always have somewhere to relax, unwind, and enjoy retirement the way it should be.
Book our complimentary transportation service to take a trip into town and visit the water park with the grandkids, go on a picnic, grab lunch with some friends, or what have you. Our concierge can also help you get tickets for events if you’re looking for something to attend with friends or family. To find out what we are truly all about, schedule a tour of our community.