Rush Hour Trip and Judy Agerton • Cliffs at Keowee Falls • Salem, SC
Trip and Judy Agerton had successful careers in Atlanta, but
neither enjoyed the bumper-to-bumper drive home. “Now we
take a cruise on the lake many evenings,” Trip said. “We drop
anchor, uncork a bottle of wine, and watch the sun setting behind the mountains. We named the boat ‘Our Rush Hour’.”
;e Agertons searched all over for their perfect retirement
destination—until friends invited them to the Cli;s at Keowee
“;e natural environment here is so rich and unspoiled,
like the clear blue-green water of Lake Keowee,” Judy added.
“And we love to hike, so the 123 waterfall trails in this area are a
A;er relocating to Keowee Falls in 2011, the Agertons also
found an active social environment. “;ere are regular covered-
dish suppers in our neighborhood,” Trip said, “and we host an
annual Memorial Day party. And, of course, there’s our famous
‘Friday at the Falls‘ happy hour in the clubhouse.” He also joined
the men’s golf league, which plays on Keowee Falls‘ Jack Nicklaus
Signature course and two other nearby Cli;s courses.
But it’s not all fun and games for the Agertons, especially Judy.
“My passion is education and non-pro;t work,” she said, “and
Trip’s also found a new avocation, helping to familiarize prospective residents with the area and assisting their relocation.
“When you retire,” he said, “you think you’re going to just relax,
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Winter: 55/34 Spring: 73/49
Summer: 89/68 Fall: 73/51
Average Property Tax: 0.65%
Sales Tax: 6%
GREENVILLE AT A GLANCE
Lake Keowee, SC