South Charlotte Neighborhoods and Communities
The Arboretum Area
At the intersection of Providence Road (Hwy 16) and NC Highway 51, the Arboretum covers the four intersecting corners. The Arboretum houses a large shopping center on one corner which was built in the 1980’s and features great restaurants, movie theaters, a grocery store, coffee shops, book stores, fast food restaurants and home furnishing stores. Many of the local communities, which were built around the shopping center in the mid 1980’s and 2000’s are prime Charlotte real estate and highly sought after for those relocating to Charlotte NC. Read more about the Arboretum area and view homes for sale in the Arboretum communities.
Ballantyne, sprung from farmland in the early 1990’s, spans 2,000 acres across Mecklenburg County’s southern tip. Ballantyne was originally owned and later, developed by the Bissell/Harris family who also developed one of Charlotte’s most popular live/work communities, SouthPark, and continues to grow. Read more about Ballantyne and view homes for sale in Ballantyne Real Estate.
Blakeney is a master planned, 300-acre development, just south of I-485 at Rea and Ardrey Kell Roads in southeast Charlotte. Blakeney is located just outside Ballantyne and is often classified as Ballantyne. Blakeney is a new development which houses the upscale, Blakeney Shopping Center, featuring restaurants, hip outdoor cafes, retail shops, apartments and office parks. Read more about Blakeney community and view homes for sale in Blakeney Charlotte real estate.
Matthews NC began as a small farming community in the 1800s. Cotton farmers cleared the land for new plantings, leaving tree stumps in all directions; thus, the first name for the community became known as “Stumptown”. The history of Matthews runs deep, but most of the town’s 25,000 residents have relocated to Matthews in the past decade, attracted by affordable homes in beautiful new subdivisions, strong schools, lower taxes (which are currently very similar to Mecklenburg County’s tax rate) and the historic, pedestrian-friendly downtown. Read more about Matthews community and view homes for sale in Matthews real estate.
The small town of Pineville is known best as a shopping hub. Home to Carolina Place Mall, major big-box retailers and dozens of other shops, Pineville NC has 8 million square feet of retail space- or about 1,000 square feet for each of the town’s roughly 6,500 residents. The homes in Pineville rest in southern Mecklenburg County, NC which is located between Charlotte and York County, South Carolina. Read more about Pineville and view homes for sale in Pineville NC real estate.
SouthPark, once part of a 3,000-acre farm owned by N.C. Gov. Cameron Morrison, has been transformed into one of North Carolina’s most esteemed and successful live/work communities. SouthPark is a prestigious address that offers a variety of housing styles, ranging from 1950’s ranch homes in Beverly Woods and Barclay Downs to newer multi-million-dollar homes. Read more about the SouthPark community and view homes for sale in SouthPark real estate.
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South Charlotte North Carolina Real Estate
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