Our Favorite Neighborhoods in South Charlotte

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Our Favorite Neighborhoods in South Charlotte

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South Charlotte Living

If you are planning a move to or within Charlotte, you will need to find the right neighborhood. Many of the best ones are located in South Charlotte. This is one of the fastest-growing regions in the city, and it has many beautiful and appealing communities. From historic homes to newly developed neighborhoods, including communities with pools, you will find something to fit your needs. So which ones are the hottest?

These are some of the best communities to settle in in the South Charlotte region based on recent sales over the past several years. Henderson Properties can help you make one of these communities your new home.

1. SouthPark

SouthPark was once farmland owned by North Carolina’s governor, and the original Morrocroft Mansion he lived in still stands today and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The SouthPark neighborhood has elegant homes and a welcoming business community, including the upscale SouthPark Mall. This makes it a great place to live and work because you’ll always have what you need close at hand.

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2. Ballantyne

Ballantyne gives homeowners the feeling of living in a posh country club. Its numerous golf courses set the stage for luxury, upscale homes, and it has a country club community complete with a clubhouse and other amenities. Ballantyne also has shopping and dining nearby for the convenience of its residents. You can easily find work and entertainment close to home if you consider Ballantyne for your next new home.

3. Providence Plantation

Even though it dates back to the 1970s, Providence Plantation remains relevant to today’s home buyers, and many appreciate the large lots and mature trees in this picturesque community. It is close to shopping and the woods, so it’s not uncommon to see deer meander their way through the neighborhood. If you’re looking for a touch of nature not far from the amenities of the city, Providence Plantation is right for you.

4. Montibello

This community is known for its stately homes and ample green space, with beautiful properties that have been carefully maintained through the years. It is not far from SouthPark and Ballantyne with their shopping and business opportunities, and this community remains one that people want to live in.

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5. Sardis Forest

If you’re looking for a community where nature is a central focus, then Sardis Forest is worth your consideration. It sits between Sardis Road and Monroe Road and has towering, mature trees and flowering plants. The ample number of shaded areas invite relaxation. Though Sardis Forest is a decidedly residential community, it is just minutes from shopping and school options.

6. Cameron Wood

The area that is now Cameron Wood was once a private hunting preserve. It is home to over 800 homes, most of which are two-story homes. This beautiful neighborhood includes its own swim and racquet club that serves as the community’s social hub. If you want a country club-style life, Cameron Wood will give it to you.

7. Providence Country Club

The Providence Country Club serves as the hub of this residential neighborhood. It is surrounded by a beautiful 18-hole golf course and a country club with a pool and playground. This is an established community, but it has many newer, more modern homes if you’re looking for something move-in ready. This convenient community is also minutes away from some of the best schools in South Charlotte and shopping and business options.

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8. Stonehaven

The Stonehaven community was established in the 1950s, and it remains a community that people want to live in. Its history has been carefully preserved over the years, and residents benefit from the large lots and split-level homes that make this a distinctive community. It is next to the Rama and Sardis swim and racquet club, which provides recreation opportunities.

9. Ardrey

The homes in Ardrey stand out because of how colorful they are, and they exude a significant amount of southern charm. This community also stands out because it has 35 acres of nature preserve, a pool, fitness center, and multiple parks and playgrounds. Pet lovers appreciate the community’s dog park.

10. Heydon Hall

Finally, Heydon Hall is a desirable and luxurious community in South Charlotte. Known for its brick homes and spacious lots, this community is beautiful. It also has gas lanterns to illuminate its streets and a variety of home sizes to meet the needs of its varied residents. These homes have spacious yards that make outdoor entertaining a breeze.

Need help finding a home in one of these communities? Get in contact with one of our real estate agents! 704.535.1122

Shelly Henderson
Shelly Henderson
Shelly calls herself a “Charlottean” because her family has been there since her elementary school days. She serves as Henderson Properties’ co-founder, along with her husband Phil, managing the day-to-day operations, social media branding and leadership development. Her different life experiences, both positive and challenging, earned the title to her first book Starting From Scratch. Shelly has a servant’s heart and leads her company with purpose and passion. She is mom to two sons who continue as young adults to make her heart swell.