Helen Penter

330 Watson Road Travelers Rest, SC 29690



2 full, 2 half
Square Feet
Single Family
Primary BR on Main
Golf Course

With Paris mountain views and 11+ acres this charming 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home is located in the ever growing, yet still small town, of Travelers Rest. Conveniently located to shops, dining and just a 5 minute bike ride to Swamp Rabbit Trail this cape cod style home won't last long. As you enter the foyer from your covered front porch you will notice the beautiful parquet flooring that leads you straight to your living room and dining room. The living room boasts a large brick fireplace and overlooks the sunroom. To the left of the living room is your master bedroom and to the right is your kitchen and breakfast area. Your master bedroom offers two walk in closets, a large bathroom with a separate shower and bathtub. Once you make your way to the kitchen and breakfast area you will find ample amount of cabinets and counter space. To the right of the kitchen is your laundry room and half bath. Once upstairs you will find a large loft, two oversized bedrooms and your second bathroom. An unfinished room is located to the left of the stairs that could be converted to an office, second laundry room or extra storage space. An additional room with a half bath is located just outside of the garage that is currently being used as a salon. A basement level garage is located on the left side of the home that was previously used us a workshop. So whether you enjoy biking, scenic views, abundant wildlife or being close to town for shops and dining this home offers it all. Seller deed restrictions will apply. Camera's do not convey.

Listing Brokerage Name

Western Upstate KW

Presented By

Helen Penter

(704) 578-1370



  • Single Family


  • Cape Cod
  • Two Story


  • Attached Garage

Year Built

  • 1986


  • 11.2

Square Feet

  • 2500-2749

List Date

  • Jun 29, 2022

Basement Rooms

  • No/Not Applicable


Elementary School

  • Gateway Elementary

Middle School

  • Northwest Middle

High School

  • Travelers Rest High



  • Carpet
  • Parquet
  • Tile

Sewer Type

  • Public Sewer

Water Type

  • Public Water


  • Heat Pump


  • Heat Pump

Storage Space

  • Yes

Room Floor

  • Master Bedroom
  • Main


Exterior Construction

  • Brick
  • Vinyl Siding


  • Architectural Shingles


  • Crawl Space

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Travelers Rest is a small, quiet town located in Upstate South Carolina on the outskirts of Greenville. With a revitalized downtown, a variety of community events, and access to nearby outdoor recreational opportunities, Travelers Rest is a great place to call home.


Real Estate

Real estate values in Travelers Rest are consistently rising. You will find a variety of homes in Travelers Rest, from quaint residences to grandiose multi-million-dollar mansions. Travelers Rest homes are primarily constructed in traditional and Colonial styles, and there are a number of new construction homes for sale due to the area’s growing population.


Lifestyle and Attractions

With a population of about 5,000, Travelers Rest, known by locals as TR, is a small town on the rise. It is located between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the larger city of Greenville, which is the primary city of this region. The town got its name from its position as a stop for travelers who would rest there in the early 1800s before a difficult journey into the mountains. Furman University is situated just south of the city limits, and Travelers Rest consequently enjoys a college town feel, as the campus is a source for entertainment, sports and other events. The community also hosts a number of annual events and festivals, including Art on the Trail, the Strawberry Festival and Country Fair, and more.


The Main Street area of Travelers Rest is dotted with restored historic buildings, new plantings, and streetlights, having received a facelift in recent years. Trailblazer Park is another downtown addition, serving as the site of the Travelers Rest Farmers Market, seasonal events, and outdoor concerts at the park’s outdoor amphitheater. Residents may access a number of state parks and other nearby destinations for outdoor recreation, including Paris Mountain State Park, with two lakes for fishing and boating, plus 15 miles of trails for hiking and biking. Travelers Rest is a popular destination for bikers, walkers and runners traveling along Swamp Rabbit Trail, which runs along the Reedy River from Greenville to Travelers Rest. Residents and visitors may learn about area history at the History Museum of Travelers Rest.


Nearby Schools and Higher Education

Students in Travelers Rest attend schools in the Greenville County School District. There are four public schools located in town, including Gateway Elementary School, Heritage Elementary School, Northwest Middle School and Travelers Rest High School. There are 56 private schools in the county, including two private schools located within the boundaries of Travelers Rest and several others within reach. Furman University is located just south of Travelers Rest. Otherwise, residents may access a number of colleges and universities in the area, including Bob Jones University, Brown Mackie College, Webster University and more.



This small town located in the northern part of Greenville County began as a place where settlers arriving in Conestoga wagons would stop on their way through the mountains. Drovers from Kentucky and Tennessee on their way to South Carolina markets passed through Travelers Rest in the 1800s, along with their herds of cattle, sheep and hogs. As a result, taverns and inns sprang up in this area to accommodate these travelers. Lodging business picked up even more throughout the 1800s, as travelers continued to arrive by train after the introduction of the railroad.


Travelers Rest was incorporated twice, first in 1891 until the incorporation period expired 30 years later, and again in 1891, after residents petitioned to incorporate the city under its existing name.


Approximate Distance to:


Greenville: 10 Miles


Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport: 18.5 Miles



  • North Greenville Hospital: 1 Mile

  • Greenville Memorial Hospital: 12 Miles


Major Highways:

  • US-276: Less Than 1 Mile

  • US-25: 1.5 Miles


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