Myers Park

Myers Park and its classic southern charm of tree-lined streets and majestic homes is the southern belle you can’t help but love. The place of Charlotte’s first trolley line and Queens College, Myers Park is a sophisticated and refined neighborhood with great schools. When you look past the beauty and find Myers Parks’ arts and outdoor spaces make, you realize it’s both beautiful and smart. And darnit, but that’s awfully compelling.

Name: Myers Park
In a Word: Refined
Location: South Uptown
School district:

  • Elementary: Dilworth, Myers Park
  • Middle: Alexander Graham, Sedgefield
  • High: Myers Park
  • Private: Charlotte Learning Academy, The John Crosland, St. Ann Catholic

Average home price: Small condos can be found starting at $150k.
Single family homes begin in the mid $300k

Types of homes: Mostly single-family homes.

Pros:

Cons:

  • Expensive

Best for: Families

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Ballantyne

Ballantyne began in 1992 as Ballantyne Corporate Park, and this nineties professional has the car phone of your dreams. It’s got everything your nostalgic but grown-up heart wants—a country club, spacious colonials, shops, and close-but-not-too-close to Uptown. Didn’t you hear the nineties are back?

Name: Ballantyne Country Club
In a Word: Golf (I wanted to say Waaazzzup)
Location: South Charlotte
School district:

  • Elementary: Ballantyne, Elon Park, Endhaven, Pineville, Hawk Ridge
  • Middle: Community House
  • High School: Ardrey Kell, South Mecklenburg
  • Private School: Shining Stars Academy, British American School of Charlotte, Charlotte Country
    Day School, Charlotte Latin School, United Faith Christian Academy, and South Charlotte Baptist Academy.

Average home price: $350,000 / $148/sq ft.

Types of homes: Ballantyne is divided into two sections. East Ballantyne—the older, more developed neighborhood with brick colonials from the 90’s on, and West Ballantyne—developed more recently with a variety of elegant single-family homes. The two neighborhoods are connected by a tunnel for pedestrians and golf carts.

Pros:

  • Easy commute to downtown
  • Good for families—both kids and adults will find something to love
  • Golfing community
  • Close dining and shopping
  • Established community

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Further out from city center

Representative Sample: Links to a few examples of homes which have recently sold in this neighborhood?

Best for: Well-established families looking for a place to live the good life.

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Cotswold

Cotswold is the nice guy of Charlotte’s neighborhoods. It was developed around the shopping center after the same name, a hybrid mall that opened in 1963, and borders some of the best neighborhoods and schools. Cotswold will always help you move furniture or pick you up from the airport. It may be easy to overlook, but don’t sleep on the nice guy.

Name: Cotswold
In a Word: Friendly
Location: South East, near Uptown
School district:

  • Elementary: Billingsville, Cotswold, Eastover, Lansdowne, Rama Road
  • Middle: Alaxender Graham, McClintock
  • High: East Mecklenburg, Myers Park
  • Private: Adventist Christian Academy, Alexander Children’s Center, Phillips Academy, St. Gabriel Catholic School.

Average home price: $100-160/ square foot

Types of homes: Brick ranches and split-levels, built on big lots and often recently renovated and updated.

Pros:

Cons:

  • Houses can require renovation

Representative Sample:

Best for: Families who aren’t ready to give up downtown living.

This is just a general glimpse into Cotswold, for more information or specifics please contact