Charlotte, North Carolina is known for its quirky shopping boutiques and gorgeous views, some of the best restaurants and home to one of the eight Public Ivy League schools, University of North Carolina. What only a local could know is the mixture of old and new that is found on the winding lanes and the beautiful art that comes out of these neighborhoods. Whatever you consider your niche or your hobby, Charlotte has a little corner that you can call your own. Keep reading to find out the most loved and coolest neighborhoods in this city.
Madison Park is located in the center of the city. This area is similar to others I will mention: there is a wide variety of styles of homes to fit every lifestyle, a large range of price points, and contains beautiful tree lined streets. What makes this neighborhood different is its access. It has access to all highways and the airport, has central roads that lead to all the other major neighborhoods, and has the Charlotte Light Rail Blue Line conveniently running right through it. If you’re someone who is always on the go, this is your hood. Making this area your landing spot will set you back $240,000.
Myers Park is in the southern part of the city and is also one of the historic neighborhoods. This area is home to Queens Road West, known for its prestigious address and is considered one of the most beautiful streets in the country. Streets are winding, lined with trees and dotted with all kinds of world class restaurants and cute antique shops. Basically, this neighborhood is as picturesque as you can get. Schools in this area are highly acclaimed and it is within walking distance to many parks. All in all, this is the perfect place for a family. Buying a historic home here will cost around $580,000.
NoDa is just northeast of the central city and is short for North Davidson street. What once started as a mill community has now turned into the city’s art district. There are multiple galleries, theaters, and restaurants to keep its inhabitants entertained and happy. This area is full of younger people just getting a start in their official adult life. Whatever you preferred style of home is, this hood has it, from bungalows to new condos. The average listing price in this area is the lowest of the bunch at $180,000.
Plaza Midwood is set to the east of the city. This neighborhood is considered one of the most ethnically diverse in the city. It, too, is considered one of the historic neighborhoods, but has grown into a more modern, more assorted area. Tattoo shops, urban clothing boutiques, pawn shops, bookstores – the lift of fun stores in endless, and is one of the most walkable areas in the city. With a mix of original bungalows and newer house models, there is a style for everyone, as well as a price point. Calling this neighborhood home will cost you about $300,000.