Discover a place where you can enjoy the beauty of nature and still have access to all of the conveniences that modern life has to offer. The affluent community of Tega Cay is situated near some of South Carolina’s most beautiful natural attractions. It’s just minutes from great shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, as well as cultural arts programs. With all of this and more, it’s easy to see why people love living in Tega Cay.
Living in Tega Cay
Tega Cay spans an area of 2.48 square miles in York County’s 29708-zip code and is home to a population of 11,335, with a comfortable annual median household income of an estimated $134,099.
Tega Cay’s single-family homes hold median values of $454,153, with an average price of $494,036. The area also offers a diverse mix of townhouses and condominiums with median values of about $320,550 and an average price of $327,058.
Homes for Sale in Tega Cay
Things to Do in Tega Cay
With the area’s close proximity to Lake Wylie, residents of Tega Cay have an abundance of opportunities for outdoor recreation. Whether you enjoy boating, swimming, skiing, or fishing, there are plenty of activities for everyone.
The gem of Tega Cay is the Tega Cay Golf Club, a staple in the community since 1971. In addition to golf on glorious greens, the venue offers tennis, croquet, and more, along with The Shore Club for seafood, steaks, and sushi. The clubhouse is also perfectly suited for hosting elegant banquets and special events.
Windjammer Park in Tega Cay, South Carolina, offers a great place to spend an afternoon with family and friends. The park offers fishing in the lake, playgrounds for children, picnic shelters and tables for hosting barbecues or picnics, and trails that wind through wooded areas of beautiful greenery perfect for walks or jogs.
Nivens Creek Landing offers restrooms, picnic facilities, and boat access to Lake Wylie. From here, you can enjoy fishing or boating on the lake as well as dining at The Shore Club.
The area also hosts several parades, festivals, and community events, including a 4th of July celebration with an annual Land Parade, followed by a boat parade. Bring the kids by the Pavillion at the Golf Club for the Splish-N-Splash Summer Bash and check out the Tega Cay Lions Club’s annual Fish Fry. The event concludes with the city’s birthday party followed by fireworks.
There’s also a fall festival that offers arts and crafts, businesses, vendors, and food and beverage. Enjoy local entertainment and a popular kid zone, wrapped up with a children’s Halloween costume contest and hula hoop contest for all ages.
The Fort Mill School District provides public school education to students living in Tega Cay. The district has ten middle schools altogether, including Gold Hill Elementary School and Tega Cay Elementary School in city limits.
FMSC has five middle schools, including Gold Hill Middle School in Tega Cay.
High school students attend Fort Mill High School or the Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill.
The district is also home to the Fort Mill Virtual Academy.
There are ample options for secular or parochial private schools surrounding Tega Cay, including Walnut Grove Christian School in Fort Mill, St. Ann Catholic School in Rock Hill, and Lake Pointe Academy in York.
The Climate in Tega Cay
This region enjoys a generous amount of sunshine, tracking 218 sunny days, almost two weeks more than the U.S. average of just 205 days. With all that sun comes warm temperatures, hovering at about 89.7 degrees in July for the summer high, with humidity.
The area receives a tad more rain than the national average, measuring just over 43 inches compared to the country’s 38.1 inches. There’s not much snow, however. The national average for snowfall is 27.8 inches, but this region only gets about 2.3 inches. Altogether, there are approximately 104.9 days when the precipitation is measurable.
Low winter temperatures in January drop to just below freezing at 30 degrees.
The most easily accessible bus service around Tega Cay is provided by CATS, the Charlotte Area Transit System.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the nearest airport to Tega Cay.
When you’re ready to design a lifestyle of comfort and luxury in the beautiful setting of South Carolina, near Charlotte for convenience but far enough away for tranquility, ask Jana Jeanette, your local real estate agent, for more information about living in Tega Cay.
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