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Tega Cay is a master-planned luxury community located in York County, north of Rock Hill and west of Fort Mill. Located in South Carolina, Tega Cay is considered to be an affluent suburb of Charlotte and has a population of approximately 7,700 residents. Pleasantly nestled along Lake Wylie on a peninsula, it is just twenty miles of Uptown. “Tega Cay” is a Polynesian phrase meaning “Beautiful Peninsula.” The early settlers were predominantly Scotch-Irish Presbyterians who played significant roles in the American Revolutionary War. However, for a long time after the founding of York County, the area of modern-day Tega Cay was mostly an empty, undeveloped area. In 1970, the Ervin Company purchased 1,600 acres of heavily wooded land on Lake Wylie, which had been owned by the Duke Power Company. Construction began with the building of roads and a huge clubhouse, golf course, tennis courts, and swimming pools. This master-planned community was designed with a Polynesian theme, which can be seen in the street names, home designs, the clubhouse décor, and the guard station at the community’s entrance.

Beyond its interesting history, Tega Cay and the surrounding area boast a long list of remarkable amenities. Whether you’re an avid outdoors person or someone who prefers a climate controlled oasis, everything you need is only minutes away from Tega Cay. For example, the Charlotte metro area encompasses numerous art galleries, cultural destinations, and museums. One example is The Mint Museum which is comprised of two separate locations: Mint Museum Randolph and Mint Museum Uptown. The Mint Museum Randolph consists of a permanent collection including pieces from names like John Singleton Copley, Thomas Sully, Gilbert Stuart, and Thomas Cole, among others. The Mint Museum Uptown is a 145,000-square-foot building that cost $57 million to construct. This five-story museum houses material transferred from the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, and includes collections of wood, ceramics, and glass, as well as historic costumes, fashionable dresses from various periods, ancient American art, Asian art, Spanish colonial art, decorative art, along with an extensive collection of coins and other types of currencies. In the area surrounding Tega Cay, you'll also find exciting opportunities for recreation, shopping, and dining. Adding to the allure, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport is only minutes away at 5501 Josh Birmingham Parkway.

With so many incredible advantages to offer prospective homebuyers, Tega Cay is a must-consider destination in the Charlotte metro region. Most of the properties on the market in this area are private estates, some of which are in proximity to golf courses and lakefront views. You can find a small selection of single-family homes for sale in Tega Cay designed by Ruard Veltman and built by Philip Thomas, featuring various custom floor plans. These Tega Cay properties often have a long list of fantastic amenities such as gracious living rooms, spacious studios, outdoor fireplaces, grilling huts, swimming pools, and so much more. Additionally, Tega Cay also has several land listings if you’re interested in constructing a home using one of Charlotte’s many builders. Real estate for sale in the Charlotte area sells fast, so if you would like to learn more about Tega Cay homes for sale, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.

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