Real Estate in the Charlotte Metro Region
Home styles vary as much as lifestyle opportunities in Charlotte. The city of Charlotte and her 7 surrounding counties offer something for everyone–from condos to single family homes, brick to stucco, Georgian to bungalows. Those relocating to the Queen City have a wide variety of choices, from Uptown’s vibrant vertical lifestyle to single family homes on large lots out in the Weddington and Waxhaw areas.
Uptown boasts a multitude of mid- and high-rise condominiums, affording their owners the luxury of walking to their Uptown offices and the opportunity to enjoy Uptown’s delightful amenities, like no other downtown in the nation.
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Condo living is popular in many areas of the city, as are single family homes, from starter to luxurious homes in areas such as in-town’s historic Myers Park, Eastover and Foxcroft as well as South Charlotte’s Ballantyne and Blakeney areas. If you’re looking for craftsman style homes, you’ll find these in Charlotte’s first streetcar suburb, Dilworth as well as Elizabeth, Plaza-Midwood and NoDa (North Davidson).
Just to the south of Myers Park, you’ll find North Carolina’s largest live/work community inSouthPark, which is also the city’s largest shopping area. SouthPark is home to some of the most upscale shops in the city including two recent additions Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus. Some of Charlotte’s most elite communities can also be found in the SouthPark area including, Quail Hollow (home the the Wachovia Championship) and Morrocroft, a grand, gated community with great walkability in the SouthPark area.
Moving south of SouthPark, you’ll find another gorgeous gated community, Heydon Hall as well as the small towns of Pineville, Matthews, Marvin, Wesley Chapel, Weddington and Waxhaw, where you’ll find the gorgeous Longview Country Club. We’re fairly sure you’ve heard of South Charlotte’s gem, Ballantyne. The Ballantyne area features a lovely resort south of I-485 and popular Ballantyne Country Club.
Lake Wylie (located in South Carolina) is a popular south Charlotte lake community, one of 3 lakes in the Charlotte area. Lake Wylie residents enjoy low SC taxes, fabulous waterfront properties and offers a variety of home styles at a wide variety of price points.
Mountain Island Lake, the lake closest to the Uptown area, is the smaller of the 3 lakes but, offers more affordable lake living in a wide variety of communities. From bungalows near the lake to mansions overlooking the beautiful waters of Mountain Island Lake, there’s a good variety in this newest Charlotte lake community.
Lake Norman, the city’s largest man-made lake, which is technically the Catawba River, is chock full of great golf course and lake front communities. Lake Norman spans several towns including Davidson, Huntersville, Cornelius and Mooresville.
Popular Charlotte NC Area Neighborhoods
Debe Maxwell, CRS, Realtor®/Broker
THE MAXWELL HOUSE GROUP REAL ESTATE
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Charlotte, NC 28204
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