Rock Hill is a community rich with history and was first inhabited by French pioneers coming from Port Chartres in 1864. The city was not named Rock Hill, however, until 1934 when a Presbyterian minister encountered steep and rocky hills while going to his church to celebrate the founding of his congregation. If you’re looking at Rock Hill homes for sale and want to learn more about the city’s unique history, the Rock Hill Historic Preservation Commission is a tremendous resource.
And while history is an important part of Rock Hill, you’ll find that that Rock Hill has emerged as a modern and progressive municipality that is ideally suited for young families. Rock Hill is served by Webster Groves School District, with two of these schools actually located within the Rock Hill boundaries: Hudson Elementary School and Steger Sixth Grade Center. Webster Groves schools have been given the Silver Medal of Achievement and are regularly recognized as a top 20 performing school district in Missouri. Seven family-friendly parks are also located in Rock Hill – Greenwood, Hensley Park, Oakhaven Park, Oak Trail, Rock Hill Park, Stroup Field and Whitfield Park – and these greenspaces regularly play host to a variety of community events. Rock Hill was named a top Missouri city for safety by The SafeWise Report.
Unlike many centrally located St. Louis County suburbs, Rock Hill still has quite a few opportunities for new infill construction at prices that are surprisingly affordable. As many owners of the smaller, older Rock Hill homes are looking to sell for tear down , Kingbridge Homes has had great success in purchasing these lots for cash and building larger two-story homes in their place. Let our Rock Hill real estate expertise work for you. Whether you’re looking for a turnkey new construction house that’s ready for immediate move-in or you want to design every detail of your custom home, contact Kingbridge Homes to learn more about how you can call Rock Hill home.