Fountain Inn Real Estate

Fountain Inn, South Carolina, has been described by some as “The Front Porch of the Upstate,” evoking images of sitting in a favorite rocking chair enjoying the company of friends and neighbors.

This is the perfect description of this friendly, charming community located in the north region of the state, straddling the Greenville and Laurens county lines.

Fountain Inn is opportunely located just minutes from Greenville, and it is a short drive from both Charlotte and Atlanta. This gives Fountain Inn the unique benefit of small-town living with convenient access to all that a big city has to offer.

Festivals Galore

One thing is for certain — there is no shortage of festivals in the Fountain Inn area! Fountain Inn itself is home to the annual “Aunt Het Family Fall Festival,” celebrating cartoonist Robert Quillen’s iconic character. In addition, residents of Fountain Inn look forward with great anticipation to their annual Bluegrass Summer Series, the Christmas Festival, and the Boxcar, Blues and BBQ festival.

Head into Greenville and there are even more local festivals and celebrations to enjoy, with events occurring regularly from April until October every year — including the Shakespeare Festival, and a nationally recognized event called “Artisphere,” offering a tremendous variety exceptional cultural performances.

All About the Arts

For aficionados of the arts, there are a number of cultural opportunities in the Fountain Inn area. The Fountain Inn Center for Visual and Performing Arts is home to a symphony orchestra, and also hosts regular performances by local and national performing artists, as well as highly acclaimed theatrical events.

Nearby Greenville offers no fewer than 12 museums, including the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum and Baseball Library, and The Children’s Museum — one of the largest children’s museums in the country at which children of all ages can explore, discover, play, and learn!

Parks and Recreation

Fountain Inn has five public parks within its borders, with an incredible combined total of 48.95 acres of park land. Residents can take advantage of hiking trails, picnic shelters, a disc golf course, and well-maintained playgrounds. There are also a number of youth sports offered, as well as adult sport leagues and a community fitness center to help keep the population of Fountain Inn healthy and active year-round!

Local Attractions

Root for the home team in neighboring Greenville, where 2 minor-league sports teams play: the Greenville Drive baseball team (a Boston Red Sox affiliate), and the Road Warriors hockey team (affiliated with the New York Rangers). Or spend a day exploring the exotic wild life at the beautiful Greenville Zoo. With a variety of restaurants, ranging from family-friendly fare to fine dining venues, there is plenty to entice your palate in both Fountain Inn and the surrounding area.


Fountain Inn has one elementary school, two middle schools, and one high school, all part of the excellent Greenville School District. There are also 13 private schools in the area, including Fountain Inn Christian School.

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