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Don Cleveland
Broker in Charge
Phone: (864) 940-5444

Patty Cleveland
Phone: (864) 940-2232

Kyle Corbett
Phone: (864) 376-9163

Debbie Henderson
Phone: (404) 313-4404

Judy Stevanovich
Phone: (864) 276-7416

Larissa Pino
Phone: (864) 367-2745

Sarah Cleveland
Phone: (864) 415-7448

Katie Tillman
Phone: 864-303-3469

Sylvia Maria Pintado
Phone: 864-556-4436

Arielle Salley
Phone: 803-553-9219




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Upstate South Carolina, North Georgia, & Lake Hartwell  

 The Perfect Place to Call Home

The Upstate of South Carolina and North Georgia are among the most beautiful places in the United States.   If you are looking for that perfect place to retire, to downsize or upsize your current residence,  to buy a vacation home, or if you are looking for a lot on which to build a home, we hope you will consider purchasing Real Estate in or around Lake Hartwell, Lake Keowee, or Lake Secession. Following are the areas we serve: 

  • Anderson, SC Lots and Homes
  • Seneca, SC Lots and Homes
  • Walhalla, SC Lots and Homes
  • Westminster, SC Lots and Homes
  • Clemson, SC Lots and Homes
  • Martin County, Georgia Lots and Homes
  • Stephens County, Georgia Lots and Homes  including Toccoa, Georgia  
  • Hartwell County, Georgia Lots and Homes
  • Lake Hartwell Lots and Homes
  • Lake Keowee Lots and Homes
  • Lake Secession Lots and Homes

This area is advantageously located within two hours of Atlanta, Charlotte, and Columbia, 45 minutes from Greenville and only four hours from the beaches in Charleston. 

This area has much to offer its residents.  On beautiful Lake Hartwell, Lake Keowee and Lake Secession, you can enjoy fishing, water skiing, sailing, canoeing, jet skiing, boating, etc.  If you like to golf you will appreciate the multitude of excellent golf courses in the area where you can hit the links and make new friends.    If you want to experience cultural activities, there are many offerings in the region.  There are several well-known theater groups where you can delight in the talents of local actors.  There are multiple art organizations where you can participate in honing your art skills or supporting and enjoying the work of local artists.  With Clemson University, Anderson University, Furman University, and the University of Georgia only a short drive away, there are many cultural activities at these institutions of higher learning on a regular basis. 

The average temperature in the Upstate is 61.1 degrees with a high temperature average of 73.5 degrees and a low temperature average of 48.8 degrees.  With 221 days of sunshine annually, there is plenty of time to enjoy everything this area has to offer.  There is an appealing change in seasons.  With the showers in April, you can look forward to a gorgeous Spring with the lovely blooming flowers and moderate temperatures.  In the Fall, you can revel in the mesmerizing beauty of the changing leaves.  With just a short drive, you can be in the Mountains where you can really enjoy this annual phenomenon.  The summers bring the warm weather to take pleasure in the many activities around the area, and the winter is the perfect time to enjoy football and the holidays with family and friends.  

In addition, to the well-known franchise restaurants that abound in the area, there are also many locally owned restaurants where you can enjoy affordable local cuisine and upscale dining.

The Realtors of BuyHartwellLake.com feel very fortunate to live in what we feel is one of the most beautiful spots in the United States.  We would love to share our knowledge of the area to help you find that perfect property.  Let us show you the meaning of “Southern Hospitality” – we will make you feel welcome and right at home as we show you why this is the perfect place to call home.

Patty Cleveland
Phone: (864) 940-2232
E-Mail: Patty@buyhartwelllake.com


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Absolutely THE BEST! Larissa not only helped us with our real estate needs, but she also provided us with all the local knowledge and connections that we required for our current purchase and future renovation project on our new lakefront property. Larissa was energetic and immediately responsive to any questions that we had about the purchase of our dream home that she found for us. Larissa’s guidance in our home purchase in a region that we are not familiar with has been invaluable before, during and after the closing. Over the last decade, my husband and I have bought, renovated and sold several properties in Atlanta. As a doctor, I appreciate and recognize service and hard work that is above the norm. Larissa exemplifies professionalism and offers service that goes above and beyond that of your typical real estate agent. We are extremely grateful for Larissa’s assistance and efforts on our behalf. Larissa is honest, responsive, knowledgeable and trustworthy. She communicated with us every step of the way and proved to be an excellent negotiator. Larissa brokered a fantastic deal that was significantly lower than the listing price. After completing this property transaction, we can confidently proclaim that Larissa is our new favorite realtor! I would highly recommend Larissa to others!
W & C Gibson
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