Things are Booming in Ballantyne

Recently, Niche.com ranked Ballantyne East and West neighborhoods in the top five places to live in Charlotte and the top 10 places to live in North Carolina. Savvy + Co. has seen the evolution and growth of Ballantyne over the last 20 years. Agent Alec Diaz not only works with many clients interested in buying in this sought-after enclave, but he also grew up in Ballantyne. We asked Alec about his experience growing up in Ballantyne and his perspective on [...]

Make summer last all year in these jaw-dropping homes

The fireworks displays may be done for the year, but summer doesn't have to be over — especially if you call one of these beauties home. From resort-style pools to lounge spots that bring the whole family together, these beautiful homes have what it takes to keep the summer vibes going, no matter the season. Pool perfection Address: 2001 Providence Road, Eastover Asking Price: $1,749,999 Savvy Agent: Shonn Ross Summer all year long: Don’t be a victim of pool envy. Live your [...]

Ballantyne Neighborhoods Under $250,000: Raeburn

Raeburn: Below Average Price, Way Above Average Living! Sign up to receive the latest Raeburn homes for sale in your inbox! [contact-form-7 id="9709" title="Raeburn"] Raeburn Swim and Tennis Club Before Blakeney, before I485 and yes even before Ballantyne there was Raeburn. I know because I was one of the original homeowners. Iconic Charlotte homebuilder John Crosland Company developed Raeburn in the late 1980s at the time Raeburn was “out in the sticks”, now it’s the middle [...]

The History of Charlotte Neighborhood Names

How does a neighborhood earn a name? Sometimes a name is assigned from the onset, and sometimes it grows organically into an appropriate moniker. Cherry’s name was inspired by the cherry trees that grew on John Spring Myer’s farmland, while NoDa was a name chosen by architect Russell Pound in the 1990s. Today, the debates rage on for titles to sprouting hoods across the city. Lower South End/LoSo/Queen Park, Montford/MadPark and variety of other trendy suggestions emerge with passionate defenders [...]

Discover South Charlotte Luxury Community – Highgrove

Welcome to Mecklenburg County and the exquisite Ballantyne neighborhood of Highgrove. If you are looking for the lifestyle of luxury, you’ve found it! This neighborhood has a pristine look including homes built in the 1990’s to early 2000’s offering a variety of styles ranging from French Colonial to English Cottage to English Tudor with price points from the $750’s to over $1M. A small neighborhood with just over 100 homes, Highgrove is close to almost everything you need! Highgrove is [...]

Discover South Charlotte Neighborhood – Thornhill

Thornhill is located near I-485 in the heart of Ballantyne. The Thornhill clubhouse sits next to a picturesque stream with a pool, grilling area with a fireplace, a playground, and a tennis court. Thornhill amenities are plentiful with entertainment for children after school in this top rated Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district. Big Rock Nature Preserve is an exceptional plus to Thornhill with history dating back a thousand years.  Big Rock nature preserve is a 22-acre parcel located in the heart of South [...]

Discover South Charlotte Neighborhood – Kensington at Ballantyne

Kensington at Ballantyne is a luxury residential community located in South Charlotte. Homes selling upwards of $500,000 include luscious landscaping throughout on lots as much as 0.5 acres.  These custom built homes are accredited to such builders as The Dowd Company, Harrington and Associates, Gordon Builders, and Dwight Hunter Homes. Kensington at Ballantyne is located in the South Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district. These Mecklenburgh county schools include Hawk Ridge Elementary, Community House Middle school, and Audrey Kell High school. Kensington at Ballantyne homeowners association maintains the common [...]

Discover Wonderful South Charlotte Neighborhood – Essex Falls

The beautiful neighborhood of Essex Falls is close to many shopping adventures including The Shops at Blakeney, Stonecrest at Piper Glen, Ballantyne Village, and Carolina Place mall. Also, enjoy the experience of the local farmers market at Village at Robinson Farm every Wednesday and Saturday from 9am to 3pm. Essex Falls is a private, quaint neighborhood in South Charlotte. Located off Ballantyne Commons Pkwy, sidewalks are plentiful and lead to everything you need. Unique stores are close by including the Dean & [...]

Get Savvy with an ETCETERA Fashion Show

Get Savvy with an Etcetera Fashion Show!  A high end fashion brand, Etcetera, will be invading the Savvy headquarters in Ballantyne Village on May 7th, to combine fashion and fun with a touch of real estate. Etcetera is an elite women’s fashion brand that launched in 2000. The company quickly gained a high-quality status as Etcetera lets “clients know they’re wearing something extraordinary.” In order to view these extraordinary pieces, Etcetera usually has private appointments and trunk-shows. However, Savvy +  Co. has the special opportunity [...]

Ballantyne Homes for Sale ~ Check Out Some of Ballantyne’s Hippest Hoods!

Looking for Ballantyne homes for sale or house-hunting?  Take a look at the lovely, elegant homes in Cady Lake.  This neighborhood is not as expensive as a lot of homes in the Ballantyne/Blakeney area with 3000-plus square feet .  Prices start in the low $300?s up to the $390?s.  Soaring 2 – story great rooms, large master suites and kitchens with a keeping room, breakfast area and double sided-fireplaces are just a few of the features you can find in these lovely [...]

By |2023-07-24T18:20:14+00:00January 29th, 2015|Ballantyne|
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