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Home sales in Charlotte have been growing at 14.5 percent annually, according to Redfin. And nearly half of that search activity has been coming from outside the area.
There are a lot of reasons for someone to move to the “Queen City.” It’s the largest city in the state, home to businesses like Bank of America and a major hub in the world of NASCAR.
So here’s a look at some of the homes on the market in the greater Charlotte area for someone shopping with an $800,000 budget:
Walden at Providence — $800,000
Located in an upscale neighborhood about 45 minutes south of downtown Charlotte, this spacious home features fine detailing throughout.
The 4,810-square-foot Waxhaw, North Carolina, home includes four bedrooms and five bathrooms, according to the listing with Aaron Bieler of Our State Realty LLC.
The home sits on a 2-acre property on a tree-lined cul-de-sac in a soon-to-be-gated community. It features large windows, custom molding and trim work plus an updated kitchen with granite counters and a farmhouse sink.
There are two fireplaces, a wet bar and a wine closet. The bedrooms include en suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. The finished third-level bonus space makes a great rec room, according to the listing.
Lake Norman — $789,000
This waterfront property sits on a quiet leafy corner of Lake Norman, a popular destination for boating, fishing and other outdoor recreation.
The 2,499-square-foot Huntersville, North Carolina, home includes three bedrooms, three bathrooms and one half-bath, according to the listing with Angela Cook of Southern Homes of the Carolinas.
The 1.89-acre lot includes 200 feet of water frontage. There’s a floating dock, boat slip, over-water gazebo and a boathouse, according to the listing.
The property, which sits about a half-hour from downtown Charlotte, also includes amenities like an in-ground pool and a large storage building.
Overlook — $785,000
This luxurious home includes a back yard that’s great for hosting plus access to Mountain Island Lake.
The 5,251-square-foot Charlotte home includes six bedrooms, four bedrooms and a half-bath, according to the listing with Paula Birmingham of Allen Tate Realtors.
Built in 2001, the home includes a spacious open floor plan, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, a saltwater pool and hot tub.
The home also includes its own boat slip, plus access to the community clubhouse, pool and tennis courts.