The Ridge at Chukker Creek in Aiken, South Carolina is an ecologically friendly community that makes an excellent choice for families, especially those planning for retirement. This master planned community is family owned and has been meticulously designed to coincide with nature. Homes here are green-built to maximize energy efficiency and many owners’ utility costs are lower than the norm by 50-70%.
Using what is called a ‘double green’ approach in the landscape and design of the neighborhood, The Ridge at Chukker Creek has caused many ecologically aware individuals to take notice. The community boasts a fully operational home utilizing hydrogen fuel cell technology, causing many sources to consider it “the greenest neighborhood in the country”. Homes start in the 190s, with a variety of floor plans and amenities available, and custom building is offered for those considering using plans of their own.
Shopping in Aiken is conveniently located throughout the town, and the Aiken Mall offers a wide variety of department and specialty shops. The downtown area features several designer boutiques and dining options. Dining choices in Aiken include foods of many ethnicities and are close by for resident’s enjoyment.
The Ridge at Chukker Creek is an equestrian lover’s paradise and the neighborhood features accommodations for horses and allows residents to build their own stalls if desired. Nearby, Hitchcock Woods offers more than two thousand acres for horse enthusiasts and hikers to enjoy.
Golfers will enjoy the close proximity to several local courses including The Augusta National Golf Course, which is home to Master’s Tournament and the Palmetto Golf Club, one of the oldest golfing clubs in the United States.
The neighborhood features hiking/equestrian trails, a planned community garden, a fishing dock, and a private athletic center and workout room. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Aiken’s year round mild climate, which allows residents to enjoy a vast range of fitness activities such as polo, tennis, biking, hiking, and swimming.
For anyone seeking to spend their golden years in a community that is safe, ecologically conscious, and full of activities, consider choosing The Ridge at Chukker Creek.