Hartness News

& GREENVILLE ACCOLADES

Hartness is a vibrant community, and we’re always hosting interesting events and activities for our homeowners. In addition, the town of Greenville has been receiving accolades from publications across the country as one of the most desirable places to live in America. Check out some of the stories below:

Washington Post – Fall In Love With Greenville, S.C.

I’ve never fallen in love with a place as quickly as I did with Greenville. This was a surprise, because I arrived in South Carolina with low expectations. In the late ’80s and early ’90s, I spent most childhood school vacations and several weeks each summer visiting...

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Hartness Hosts The 2019 Viking Dash Trail Run

The fastest growing Trail Run series in the U.S., the Viking Dash is a 5K, 10K and half-marathon event held in cities across the country. Hartness is honored to be the host site in Greenville and to showcase its 180 acre Nature Preserve as the backdrop for this...

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Expedia – Cities That Must Be Seen In 2019

The appeal: Speaking of getting in on the ground floor, it may already be too late to call yourself an early adopter of Greenville, as it's making a lot of lists these days—and for good reason—you’ll want to get in before the secret’s fully out. Stay: Animal fans will...

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Trip Advisor – Ten Exceptionally Charming Downtowns

Greenville, South Carolina, is anchored by what Forbes Magazine calls one of America’s Best Downtowns. Featuring a one-of-a-kind “floating” suspension bridge and set against the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville boasts a thriving arts scene, hundreds of...

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Livability – 2019 Top 10 Cities To Live

“Greenville packs such a giant punch in a quaint town. In just a few square miles, we have 70+ restaurants, tons of shops, both by small businesses and large brands. You’re an hour from the mountains or three hours from the beach, close to two major cities, and in our...

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New York Times – Five Places To Visit In Greenville, S.C.

Greenville, S.C., near the Blue Ridge Mountains, has emerged as a buzzy destination for the culinary and creative arts after years of economic growth and urban revitalization. One of the Upcountrycity’s most intriguing areas is West Greenville, the former hub of the...

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Hartness Announces New Boutique Hotel – Hotel Hartness!

After teasing the idea for months and with renderings submitted to Greenville County Council floating around, Hartness has officially announced the 75,000-square-foot boutique hotel, spa, and restaurant destination that will encompass the Hartness family manor home...

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6 U.S. Cities That Are Making A Comeback

Many cities making their way out of the recession began their recoveries with infrastructure projects to revive their downtown cores. A case in point is Greenville, South Carolina, where an eyesore highway bridge was removed and replaced with a picturesque pedestrian...

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Transformation of Hartness Estate into Hotel Hartness

Pat and Mary Lou Hartness are excited about what’s about to happen to their home. But they aren’t sure they can stand to watch.They gathered under a temporary canopy on their front lawn recently to unveil plans for what happens next to the house and rolling hills...

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Home Buyers Look For Smaller Homes, Walkable Neighborhoods

Local experts say young home buyers and empty nesters are seeking less space and yard work, which is impacting the way new homes and communities are designed. Two developers in particular recognize that trend and are working on communities that will offer smaller...

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The Artsy Town That Wants To Be The Next Portland

Keith Grace, a mixed-media painter, and his wife, Shari, a graphic artist and stained-glass sculptor, came from Rockford, Ill. Renowned printmaker Kent Ambler and his wife, Peggy, came from Roswell, N.M. And Yuri Tsuzuki, a sculptor and painter, relocated from Bogota,...

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Hartness Hosts Second Annual Half Marathon and 5K Trail Run

October 3, 2018, Greenville, S.C. – Hartness is excited to announce the second annual Hartness Half Marathon and 5K Trail Run, presented by Milestone Custom Homes will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 9 AM. The race will benefit A Child’s Haven, a local...

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GVL Today – Fresh Fridays On The Grand Lawn

Starting this Friday, Hartness will host a monthly market featuring local farmers, specialty artisans, family fun and live entertainment from 6 – 8 p.m. through October 19 (check the website for specific dates). To kick off the season, dance to music by local musician...

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Travel + Leisure – The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

Once a sleepy second fiddle to Southern culinary powerhouses like Charleston and Nashville, Greenville is stepping into the limelight with hot new restaurants. The town will soon be home to an outpost of Sean Brock's heirloom-crop-focused Husk and a food-centric...

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Business Insider – 29 Coolest Towns to Visit In 2018

National Geographic has released its list of the 29 best small cities in the US— and it's giving us some serious travel inspiration. The travel magazine worked with branding advisers at Resonance Consultancy to produce a "small-cities index" that drew from statistics...

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Five Surprising Southern Food Towns

Vault & Vator’s concealed location may be the surest sign of Greenville’s transformation into a true eat-and-drink destination—the owners, Joe and Darlene Clarke, were confident patrons wouldn’t balk at a bar squirreled away speakeasy-style in the West End. The...

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People – Hottest Food Cities In America

This charming Upcountry hot spot saw nearly 30 restaurants open in 2017 (in a city of just 67,000), including farm-to-table The Anchorage and the third location of renowned chef Sean Brock’s Husk. There’s plenty to do once you’ve had your fill of Husk’s famous fried...

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Hertz.Com – America’s 10 Greenest Cities

It’s not just in the name; Greenville is green to the core. Bikers and pedestrians rave about Swamp Rabbit Trail, a level, leisurely path that runs for 20 miles along the river past the zoo to the local college. Meanwhile, the downtown area has more than just shops...

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Can Downtown Living Be Emulated In The Suburbs?

In today’s hectic world, convenience and location are priority considerations for the new homebuyer. Families take into account area schools, safety, proximity to the workplace, nearby shopping, medical care, social opportunities, and even local entertainment. The...

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