Why Hampton Heights
Neighbors love Hampton Heights for many reasons.
Here are a few of our favorite reasons:
- Neighbors are working diligently to preserve the historic architecture of our homes.
- There are two parks, Willow Oaks Park and Irwin Park, in our neighborhood.
- In 2008, there were less than 10 children under the age of 12; in 2014, there are well over 50. Hampton Heights is a great place for young families.
- We are a 15 minute walk from downtown Spartanburg, Spartanburg County Public Libraries Headquarters, Morgan Square and its many restaurants, Hub City Farmers’ Market, Partners for Active Living & Spartanburg Bcycle, Hub Bub, the Iron Yard, and more; and a 30 minute walk from Chapman Cultural Center.
- There is a grocery store that backs up to our neighborhood for convenient shopping.
- Walking and bicycling throughout our neighborhood is easy and convenient thanks to the installation of bicycle lanes and historic lighting through a grant from Mary Black Foundation.
- Hampton Heights is one of two locally designated historic districts in the City of Spartanburg, and many of our homes are part of the National Register for Historic Places.
- Hampton Heights was was featured in This Old House as the "Best Place in the South to Buy an Old House". The Irwin House was featured in the pictures.
- Neighbors enjoy spending time together through our annual chili cookoff, National Night Out Celebration, and other gatherings at Willow Oaks Park.
- Hampton Heights' homes are affordable, convenient, quirky, colorful, and filled with character.