Pat and Tom Cronin share their thoughts on Saluda River Club


“Every Once in a While We Have to Pinch Ourselves!“ When Pat and Tom Cronin moved to Saluda River Club in 2013 they knew they would miss the Long Island home where they had raised their children and lived for 42 years. But the sadness was short-lived because the Cronins would now be closer to …

Georgianna and Don Dukes share their thoughts on Saluda River Club


“It’s So Good to Be Home” Yes, you really can come home again. Just ask Georgianna and Don Dukes. The couple, both natives of Columbia, married and moved away, spending the last 28 years in Knoxville, Tennessee. Don was in sales and marketing and Georgianna worked as a teacher. Don retired after suffering a stroke …

Fredda Thomson shares her thoughts on Saluda River Club


“I’m Really Content Here” After her husband passed away, longtime Lexington resident Fredda Thomson decided to make Edisto Beach her permanent residence. Although her adult children didn’t like the idea of her being so far away, Fredda had met her husband in the Low Country and had always wanted to return to the area.

Seth and Sara Krisnow share their thoughts on Saluda River Club


“As soon as you turn into the community you realize there’s something special going on here,” says Seth Krisnow. He and his wife Sara built a home in Saluda River Club and moved into the River District in November. Sara is a South Carolina native who had her heart set on the Lexington/Columbia area. But …

Dit and Jim Avinger share their thoughts on Saluda River Club


Just before Dit and Jim Avinger’s third son left home for college, the couple decided it was time to downsize. At the time they were living on Lake Murray after many years in the Orangeburg area. “We looked and looked,” recalls Dit, “and finally found Saluda River Club.” They were thrilled with the neighborhood and …

Garrick and Jill Messer share their thoughts on Saluda River Club


“When we first visited Saluda River Club we thought the neighborhood was interesting but we put it on the back burner and kept looking,” recalls Garrick Messer. One of the homes he and his wife Jill saw was a spacious four-bedroom on the river that was under construction. The couple, then parents of toddlers Isabel …

David and Betsy Moore share their thoughts on Saluda River Club


“You won’t find a better place for dogs and families than Saluda River Club,” says David Moore. And it’s pretty wonderful for the adults as well, he adds with a smile. David, his wife Betsy and daughters Kathryn (12) and Sara Beth (15) moved in February 2012 when David, a banker, was transferred. They bought …

Sarah and Josh Sadler share their thoughts on Saluda River Club


Sarah and Josh Sadler were among the first homeowners to move into Saluda River Club in 2009. Today, they are as excited as ever about the neighborhood. Sarah loves spending time at the river and the pool with Lily, age four, and Charlotte, two. They’re often joined by neighboring families for waterfront picnics and play …

Perrine Hernandez and Angelica Falato share their thoughts on Saluda River Club


Perrine Hernandez hasn’t lived near her sister Angelica Falato since she left home for college at age 18. Today, the women, both empty nesters, are neighbors at Saluda River Club and they couldn’t be more excited. “Angelica and her husband Al live two doors down from our townhome. We do so many activities together. We’re …

Gayle Gilson shares her thoughts on Saluda River Club


Gayle Gilson had no intention of leaving the lovely Lexington townhome she purchased in 1990. “But I discovered Saluda River Club while I was taking a ride around the area a couple of years ago.” She admired the setting and the large, estate homes. “What I didn’t realize is that there were plans to build …