Top Student Living in Columbia, SC

by Megan Johnson on June 13th, 2017 in Apartments, Guide To College Living

If you attend the University of South Carolina (USC) in Columbia, you have some awesome options for off-campus housing. Why live in the dorms when you can rent an apartment at one of the following great locations?

Lofts at USC -- Live off campus in this choice alternative to on-campus USC student housing. Offering the top unique floor plans in Columbia, the Lofts at USC provide a wide array of interior features geared towards making your life easier. Community amenities include BBQ grills and picnic areas, laundry facilities, controlled access gate, a coffee bar, a pool, bike racks, and free resident parking. Residents also enjoy paid cable and internet, roommate matching services, furnished units, central heat, and central air conditioning.

The Retreat -- Experience an unparalleled resort-like lifestyle at The Retreat, Columbia's only craftsman-style cottage living community with fabulous amenities and expansive green space. Modern living is the name of the game at The Retreat with 9-foot ceilings, private bedrooms, gourmet kitchens, built-in bookcases, walk-in closets, and wood plantation blinds. Residents will love the clubhouse, resort-style pool, fitness centers, computer lab, basketball court, putting green, movie theater, tanning bed, and volleyball court.

Cayce Cove -- Find your home away from home at Cayce Cove, offering fully furnished units with all-inclusive rent. Apartments include basic cable and HBO, patio/balcony areas, washers and dryers, ceiling fans, and common area accent walls. Community amenities abound in Cayce Cove; some of these include a 24-hour gym, a basketball court, a hot tub, a pool, a hiking trail, a putting green, a coffee station with study area, a computer lab with printing services, a grill/picnic area, a tanning dome, a sand volleyball court, and more.

Hub at Columbia -- Looking for luxury? Check out the Hub at Columbia for some elegant off-campus student living. Choose from a one-bedroom apartment through a five-bedroom unit. Apartments come fully furnished with modern, custom designed furniture, full-size washer and dryer, quartz stone countertops, designer stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets, walk-in showers, 9-foot ceilings, blackout shades, and more. If you're looking for superstar amenities, look no further! Hub community amenities include a rooftop pool deck with cabanas, billiards, a sundeck, a hot tub, a sand volleyball court, an outdoor jumbotron, and a game lounge; a club lounge with TV wall, shuffleboard, video games, and foosball; and a fitness complex with cutting-edge equipment, a golf simulator, a luxury spa, a saltwater Jacuzzi, tanning beds, and more.

Pulaski Square -- Live downtown at Pulaski Square for luxurious, classy off-campus living located two blocks from USC and Gervais Street in The Vista. Apartments include air conditioning, balconies, in-unit washers and dryers, stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, a garden tub, island kitchens, hardwood flooring, oversized closets, and more. Residents can look forward to a business center, a rec room, a clubhouse, a media center, a 24-hour fitness center, a conference room, a swimming pool, a pet park, and public transportation.
[Image via Cayce Cove]
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