Charlotte NC Neighborhood Guide

Love lake living? Love the city scene? Love the country living near the city?  … Me Too!!! That is why I am in love with the Charlotte, NC area. We are lucky to live in a city that has so much to offer and has so many great places to live, whether in Charlotte or Lake Norman.   We are close to the mountains and the beach.

Some of my Favorite Neighborhoods

Lake Norman

With over 520 miles of shoreline, Lake Norman is the winning attraction north of Charlotte.  Whether you are looking in Mooresville, Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Denver and beyond, you can find lake front properties with the tiniest sliver of Lake Norman or widest views of the main channel.  We love this area for it’s laid back lifestyle, beautiful surroundings and the many activities.  It’s proximity to Uptown Charlotte makes it the perfect permanent escape from the city and a great place to call home!  We live, work and play in and around Lake Norman to make sure we know everything we possibliy can about this area we call home.  Trust our expertise in this area to help you find the perfect place to call home.  We’ll also introduce you to our favorite spots.  Contact us today to help you pinpoint the perfect area to match your lifestyle and desires.  WE LOVE LAKE NORMAN!

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The Point

The home of the elite Trump National Golf Course, all residents of The Point must maintain at least a social membership to the club.  With a coffee shop, restaurant, golf shop, mini grocery, pool & recreation area, you will want to join the club beyond a social membership.  You will find some of the finest homes in Lake Norman at The Point.  For clients interested in this community, we have a relationship with the club and are able to provide a high caliber experience during your home search.  Whether you are looking to be on the water, golf course or other lot, you will not be disappointed with the look and feel of this beautiful community.  Elite, for sure!

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Davidson

Davidson is our own little “Mayberry” just half an hour from Charlotte’s Uptown.  Small town charm just oozes from this college town and beautiful historic area.  Main Street offers the perfect spot to park and hang out at the coffee shop, many restaurants, farmers market, shops & bookstores, events on the green & so much more.  Many fantastic neighborhoods, not too far from the town center provide their own benefits to escape the city life.  Davidson is a tight knit community and you are sure to love it here.  Davidson homes are highly desirable and tend to go fast, so create your search and let us provide you with our expertise in this lovely town & the surrounding areas.  Let us help you find the perfect home in this charming town.  One of my favorites in the Lake Norman area.

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River Run

Located in the town of Davidson, River Run is a highly desirable upscale golf community.  The Davidson Greenway passes through the neighborhood as a part of the 6+ mile trail.  You are close to all the amenities of Lake Norman, the many parks and mountain biking trails, yet far enough to find the peacefulness outside of the city.  You are conveniently located to access several towns in the Lake Norman area from this lovely community.  If you are an avid golfer, join the River Run Golf Club to play golf and enjoy the club amenities year round.  We love Davidson and are excited to help you find your home here in River Run.

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The Peninsula

The Peninsula Homes for Sale in Cornelius, NC are some of the premier Lake Norman Waterfront Homes with the many lavishly build homes along the Lakeside edge.  The Peninsula is located along the south end of the Lake Norman Real Estate and in the heart of Real Estate for Sale in Cornelius, NC which is a perfect location to all things Cornelius.  Let us show you around and find that perfect home!

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Antiquity

Known for its red covered bridge, Antiquity® is located just across from downtown Cornelius and about twenty miles north of Charlotte.  This new community is still growing, so you still have a choice of a new construction home or get into one of the few existing homes that enter the market.  The community boasts a beautiful pool house and pool, as well as walking trails.  The new Harris Teeter complex will be added mid-2015 with many restaurants & shops coming shortly after in late 2015.  Living in Antiquity puts you just a short walk to many conveniences in the neighborhood and downtown Cornelius & Davidson.  Great central location with many perks!  Create your alert for this neighborhood today and get in this prime spot before the prices skyrocket.

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Uptown Charlotte

Uptown Charlotte boasts close proximity to a variety of museums, world class restaurants, stores and shows at NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.  Location of the Bank of America Stadium, home of the Panthers, BB&T Statium for the Knights enthusiests, the Charlotte Convention Center where you will find many events and Discovery Place.  Uptown Charlotte is always growing and the diverse urban neighborhoods, with modern, high-rise condos, turn-of-the-century Victorian houses, apartments, town houses, you will find the home you want in this beautiful city.

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Birkdale

Birkdale and Birkdale Village is an Arnold Palmer golf course community. The community features a residents clubhouse, junior Olympic swimming pool, two children’s splash pools, playgrounds, tennis courts, beach volleyball, and a variety of social activities designed to promote a cohesive/friendly neighborhood. Birkdale is about 15 miles north of Uptown Charlotte.  Enjoy the shops & restaurants at Birkdale Village and walk the greenway or the neighborhood streets.  New Whole Foods just down the street and Northcross Shopping center provides everything you need off one exit.

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Dilworth

Moving to Charlotte, you quickly learn about the charm that oozes from Dilworth.  A largely, walkable community, you can forgo the car and walk to many parks, shops, businesses and restaurants.  Not to mention, just walking through the streets of Dilworth are beautiful and enjoyable.  The proximity to Uptown is perfect to live in a house and still enjoy all of the conveniences of the area and Uptown.  You won’t find a lot of land here, but you’ll have an adorable home close to Uptown with pretty cool neighbors.  Set up your search today and then make sure to contact us for private viewings of these fabulous homes.

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Myers Park

Myers Park is bounded by Queens Road to the north; Providence Road to the east; Sharon Road to the south; and Park Road to the west. Neighborhoods that border Myers Park include Dilworth and Sedgefield to the west, Eastover to the east, Charlotte center city to the north, and South Park and Foxcroft to the south. Myers Park is widely considered to be the most affluent and reputable neighborhood in the city of Charlotte.  Drive Queens Rd and we are sure you will agree.  Large lots, mature trees and massive unique homes line this beautiful road.  Great area to walk or ride your bike to the parks or greenway.

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Cotswold

The Cotswold neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina most likely takes its name from a large shopping center, Cotswold Village Shops, located at the intersection of Randolph and Sharon Amity Roads. Cotswold is emerging as one of the more desirable areas for living and shopping with close proximity to Uptown. Many 1950s and 1960s homes are being remodeled and sold. The area is neighbored by Randolph Park, Echo Hills, Grier Heights, Myers Park, Oakhurst, Providence Park, Sherwood Forest, and Wendover/Sedgewood.

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South Park

SouthPark is a large neighborhood about 6 miles south of Uptown Charlotte built up around the upscale SouthPark Mall.  SouthPark Mall is the largest shopping mall in Charlotte and all of North Carolina.  You can find all the high end shops your heart desires.  The area is geographically centered at the intersection of Fairview Road and Sharon Road. In addition to being home to the mall, SouthPark is also a residential area and one of the largest business districts in Charlotte and the state of North Carolina.  Living in SouthPark allows you so many conveniences to shops and restaurants and some great areas to walk, run or ride a bike.

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Ballantyne

Ballantyne is an upscale neighborhood area in South Charlotte, adjacent to the South Carolina border. Ballantyne offers many shopping and dining conveniences.  Just far enough away from the Uptown Charlotte hustle & bustle but with all the conveniences that you don’t even need to leave the area.  If you sit through the traffic on 485 and 77 to get to Uptown, we’re not sure you would want to leave.  Home of the beautiful Ballantyne Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, you can easily take a mini-staycation in your back yard.  Check out the area, but make sure you are okay with the traffic, if you need to commute Uptown.

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NoDa/Plaza-Midwood

Welcome to Noda/ Plaza Midwood! Known as the two most “hipster” neighborhoods in Charlotte, this area is the up and coming trendiest place to live.  The area proudly sports an eclectic mix of shops, breweries, tattoo parlors, pawn shops and clothing stores as well as a cluster of restaurants to please you foodies!

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