Forest Acres is just minutes from downtown Columbia. but with its own small-town feel. It offers primarily ranch style homes beneath an impressive tree canopy. There is upscale shopping and restaurants. This make for a very convenient lifestyle. You are able to enjoy several popular grocery stores including Fresh Market, Publix, Lowes, and Trader Joes all in a one-mile area. Forest Acres also features popular Trenholm Plaza. Trenholm Plaza includes stores such as Anthropologie, Lululemon, Athleta, Urban Nirvana, and Starbucks. This neighborhood also sponsors festivals throughout the year to bring together neighbors. Its excellent Richland One schools make it popular with families. A portion of Forest Acres and Arcadia Lakes is served by Richland Two schools which are northeast of downtown Columbia.