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Extraordinary Living in Forest Acres

In the heart of Columbia’s vibrant Forest Acres district, The Cardinal offers incomparable style in a supremely walkable neighborhood. Choose a stylish studio, one, two, or three-bedroom apartment and easily access the best dining, shopping, and entertainment in the city.

Inside, your thoughtfully designed apartment beams with natural light and boasts high-end finishes, including luxury vinyl tile flooring. In-home washer and dryer sets make doing laundry a breeze while expansive walk-in closets take the hassle out of staying organized. Your chef-inspired kitchen is a culinary paradise outfitted with shaker-style cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel Whirlpool appliances, and a spacious pantry. Take advantage of the full-width vanity mirrors and stand-up showers featured in all homes or choose an upgraded floor plan with double vanity sinks and built-in shelving.

Outside your door, you can take care of business in the co-working-inspired clubroom or destress in the tranquility of the resident courtyard. Take your workouts to the next level with Fitness on Demand in the fitness center or treat your pup to a walk at the dog park. Spend weekends in the shimmering saltwater pool or plan get-togethers in the adjacent private courtyard, complete with firepits, porch swings, outdoor TVs, and a pool table.

Just steps from your home, enjoy fresh seafood at Bonefish Grill or savor delicious Italian cuisine at Pasta Fresca. Trader Joe’s, Publix, and The Fresh Market offer fresh groceries within a one-mile radius. Situated on SC-12, our community is just minutes from bustling downtown Columbia as well.

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Apartment Amenities
  • Chef Inspired Kitchen
  • Shaker-Style Cabinets
  • Granite Countertops
  • Stainless Steel Whirlpool Appliances
  • Pantry
  • Tile Backsplash
  • Under Cabinet Lighting
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Full-Framed Full-Width Vanity Mirrors
  • Tons of Natural Light
  • LVT Flooring
  • Washer/Dryer Included
  • Large Walk-In Closets
  • Double Vanity Sinks*
  • Linen Space*
  • Stand Up Showers
  • Built-in Shelving*

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Community Amenities
  • Saltwater Pool
  • Pet Spa
  • Bike Storage with Repair Center
  • Raised Garden Beds for Resident Use
  • Private Pool Courtyard Fire Pits, Pool Table, Outdoor Tv, and Porch Swings
  • Club Room with Full Kitchen
  • Resident Library
  • Resident Lounge
  • Resident Courtyard
  • Fitness on Demand in Fitness Center
  • Pet Park
  • Tranquility Courtyard
  • Social Outdoor Spaces
  • Co-Working Inspired Club Room
  • Package Lockers

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