Ballantyne

Ballantyne is located just south of the I-485 loop between Rea Road and Pineville. Homes in this area are almost exclusively in newer subdivisions with houses starting in the mid $200s and going up into the $1million+ range. This area is extremely popular due to convenient location and properties frequently sell more quickly than the average for the Charlotte area.

Ballantyne offers a wide range of shopping and dining and recreation activities. Popular choices include the Ballantyne Hotel which offers golf, fine dining at the Gallery Restaurant and a very fine traditional Afternoon Tea. If you prefer something more casual you might enjoy Elwoods Barbecue and Burger Bar – popular for great food, local craft beers & live entertainment.

The great thing about the Ballantyne area is that it really does cater to every need – however, if you crave something new then you’re just a few minutes from I-485. Carolina Place Mall is just a few minutes away and it’s only 30 minutes to both uptown Charlotte and Lake Wylie. Truly a great spot – close to everything!

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Huntersville

Would you like to live in a great small town but have all the advantages of the big city just a few miles away?

Huntersville may just be the place for you!

Downtown Huntersville offers a selection of stores & restaurants, a regular Farmers' Market and Discovery Place Kids.

West of I-77 and at I-77 exit 25 there's additional shopping including the town-square feel of Birkdale Village and a good selection of chain/big box stores.

But there’s a lot more to Huntersville!  

There are numerous parks including Latta Plantation Park where you can explore the trails, kayak on Mountain Island Lake or go horseback riding.
Or you can check out Rural Hill where you can attend the Highland Games or explore the Maize Maze.

Golfers have several choices in the area including golf courses in the Skybrook and Northstone subdivisions both of which have homes starting in the high $200Ks.

Huntersville is at the southern end of Lake Norman - public boat launch for Lake Norman is available at Blythe Landing.

Town of Huntersville

 

Davidson

Just 20 miles north of Charlotte on the banks of Lake Norman you’ll find Davidson, a quaint college town with its own great character.

Frequently listed as a top town to live in North Carolina - after just one visit you'll understand why.

Downtown is like something out of an old photograph with its traditional storefronts and the red brick campus buildings side by side on the main street.

Highly rated restaurants and small town retailers are plentiful in downtown Davidson - including Kindred, Main Street Books, and The Soda Shop.

Numerous events are held on the Village Green including the very popular Concerts on the Green and Christmas in Davidson.  

Homes near downtown are mostly historical with porches and shade trees but more affordable homes are just a short drive (or bicycle ride) away.

Davidson is very pedestrian and bicycle friendly and many nearby communities are served by sidewalks and greenway access.

Want to live on the lake? There are several lakeside condo communities (and a few lakeside houses) available in Davidson.

Small town atmosphere AND the Lake?  – Win-Win!