The Cliffs Communities

6 Luxury Custom Home Communities in Upstate, SC

Nestled among exclusive mountain and lake properties across Upstate South Carolina, The Cliffs Communities® offer the finest in luxury Southern living. Surrounded by stunning views, world class golf courses, a plethora of activities, and an active adult lifestyle, each community also provides its own unique character.

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You can search high and low and not find a better luxury home community than the Cliffs Communities, and now you can match that unparalleled environment with one of Arthur Rutenberg’s award winning custom homes.

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The Cliffs Communities in Upstate, South Carolina

Mountain Communities

The Cliffs at Mountain Park

Gary Player has called The Cliffs at Mountain Park “the Switzerland of America.” Player made headlines when he moved his family and his global headquarters to the development that offers stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Encompassing 5,000 acres and bordering over one million acres of protected woodlands, including 14 state parks and four national forests, The Cliffs at Mountain Park is located at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Western Carolinas between Asheville, North Carolina and Greenville, South Carolina. Natural splendor surrounds The Cliffs at Mountain Park: dozens of fresh-water streams and rivers from the neighboring Blue Ridge Mountains criss-cross the property.

The Cliffs at Mountain Park
3850 Highway 11 | Travelers Rest, SC 29690

The Cliffs at Glassy

As The Cliffs’ first community, The Cliffs at Glassy set a high bar for all of subsequent Cliffs Communities. 50-miles of scenic views await you every morning. As do 3,500 acres of protected forests, clean air, and numerous amenities including: tennis, golf, clubhouse, sunset pavilion, Glassy Chapel, and wellness center.

If you want to build your very own mountain home you’ll be hard pressed to find another community with such scenic views and plush amenities.

The Cliffs at Glassy
200 Fire Pink Way | Landrum, SC 29356

The Cliffs Valley

The first among the now illustrious Cliffs Communities, The Cliffs Valley mingles the beauty of a mountain lifestyle with the luxury of a premier neighborhood. The Cliffs Valley spans two states and numerous elevations. Explore 25 miles of walking trails, exercise at the Wellness Center, play tennis, dine at the clubhouse, play the Parkland Golf Course, or visit Greenville, only 25 minutes away.

Every amenity was created for residents & home owners to discover and do with them whatever you wish. There is a strong sense of wellness and community here. At The Cliffs Valley you can discover peace and tranquility in your everyday life.

The Cliffs Valley
250 Knightsridge Road | Travelers Rest, SC 29690

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Lake Communities

The Cliffs at Keowee Springs

Welcome to the ideal family playground. The Cliffs at Keowee Springs features a Tom Fazio Signature Golf Course, Beach Club, marina, hiking trails, and the 40-acre Camp Springs all found along the private shoreline of beautiful Lake Keowee.

Home to America’s First, Luxury Family Wellness Retreat – The Keowee Springs Lodge and Spa; The Cliffs at Keowee Springs is the perfect community for active families with diverse hobbies and an interest in health & wellness.

The Cliffs at Keowee Springs
141 Springs Cove Way | Six Mile, SC 29682

The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards

This luxury home community is quite rare, as many of the spectacular lake views are reserved not for homesites, but for the community’s golf course and amenities. The golf course located at the Keowee Vineyards was designed by Tom Fazio and is described as a “masterpiece” and one of the “Top 10 Private Courses in the Nation” by Golf Digest.

In addition to the golf course, The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards features a club house, wellness center, marina, tennis facilities, equestrian facility, trail system, and the Lakehouse Restaurant.

The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards
824 Clubhouse Drive | Sunset, SC 29685

The Cliffs at Keowee Falls

Mountain Communities

The Cliffs at Keowee Falls offers an impressive collection of lakefront properties, including many home sites with waterfront, golf, and mountain views. One of its prized amenities is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course that was designated as one of the Top 50 Best New Courses in 2008 by Golfweek Magazine. Another amenity of the Keowee Falls community is a beautiful clubhouse located at the top point of the community with an amazing view of 10 out of the 18 golf holes.

If you have a passion for nature, fresh water, and untouched forest, the Cliffs at Keowee Falls is a perfect place to build a lake home. Explore 2,500 acres of woodland, 20 miles of private shoreline, and Falls Creek Waterfall, the largest waterfall on Lake Keowee.

Website:The Cliffs at Keowee Falls
770 South Cherry Laurel Way | Salem, SC 29676


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