mint hill nc neighborhoods: Charlotte Neighborhoods--Brighton Park - 01/29/12 02:24 AM
Brighton Park, a great walkable neighborhood with big front porches and gingerbread trim.
Do you like the idea of living in a Charlotte neighborhood where every home has a big front porch and there are sidewalks and parks where residents can meet and gather?  If so, you might love living in Brighton Park, a newer compact neighborhood in the heart of Mint Hill NC.  Mint Hill is a small, low-density town on Charlotte’s eastern edge.  Brighton Park was designed to add vitality to Mint Hill’s downtown.
You can find a cottage, a bungalow or a traditional two-story home in Brighton Park.  … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: New Ranch Homes in Mint Hill NC - 01/02/12 06:06 AM
New Ranch Homes in Mint Hill NC
Do you love one level living?  Is a ranch-style home your dream home?  Even better, would a brand-new ranch be the perfect place for you?
You may be interested in two new neighborhoods in the small town of Mint Hill NC.  Both of these neighborhoods are small with fewer than 100 lots and both have generous lots of a half acre to an acre.  The builders in each community have more than one ranch floor plan available.  They also are building homes with the master bedroom down.
These neighborhoods are Green Meadows and Windsor … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Ellington Farm in Mint Hill NC--2011 Real Estate Market Update - 11/16/11 08:00 AM
Ellington Farm in Mint Hill NC—2011 Real Estate Market Update
Custom-built homes on half acre and larger lots are what you’ll find in the Ellington Farm neighborhood of Mint Hill NC.  Built from the late 1990s through the 2000s, the neighborhood is conveniently located near downtown Mint Hill.
How did the 2011 real estate market in Ellington Farm compare with the 2009 and 2010 market in the neighborhood?  The table below shows median values for several characteristics of the marketplace.  Only two homes sold in the neighborhood in 2011 compared with six to eight homes in previous years.
Ellington Farm Real … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Fairington Oaks in Mint Hill NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 10/04/11 02:36 AM
Fairington Oaks in Mint Hill NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile
Wooded estate-size lots.  Basement homes.  A nearly-new resale or brand-new construction.  Fairington Oaks in Mint Hill NC may be the perfect spot if you are looking for beautiful tree-lined streets and homes set among the trees on lots ranging from over half an acre to almost an acre.
McCar Homes built homes in Fairington Oaks from 2005 until 2008.  These homes with partial brick and fiber cement exteriors range in size from 2500 to almost 4000 square feet.  Luxury interiors include wood and tile flooring and upscale kitchens and bathrooms.  … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Farmwood in Mint Hill NC--2010 Real Estate Market Update - 07/31/11 06:22 AM
Farmwood in Mint Hill NC—2010 Real Estate Market Update
Farmwood is a large Mint Hill NC neighborhood that was built from the mid-1970s into the 1990s.  A variety of home styles and large wooded lots characterize the neighborhood.  The neighborhood wraps around Pine Lake County Club giving some lots golf course views.  There are no homeowners association dues in Farmwood.
How did the 2010 real estate market in Farmwood compare with the 2009 market in the neighborhood?  The table below shows median values for several characteristics of the marketplace. Twenty two homes sold in 2010 compared with 15 in 2009. 
Farmwood … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Olde Sycamore in Mint Hill NC--2010 Real Estate Market Update - 05/23/11 04:27 AM
Olde Sycamore in Mint Hill NC—2010 Real Estate Market Update
Olde Sycamore is built around Old Sycamore Golf Plantation, a well-regarded golf course built in 1997 and renovated in 2007.  Homes on the golf course and homes with golf course views can be found in the neighborhood.  Located in Mint Hill NC, Olde Sycamore lies in both Mecklenburg and Union Counties.  Construction continues today in the Union County section of the neighborhood. 
How did the 2010 real estate market in Olde Sycamore compare with the 2009 market in the neighborhood?  The table below shows median values for several characteristics of the … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Brighton Park in Mint Hill NC--2010 Real Estate Market Update - 02/24/11 07:37 AM
Brighton Park in Mint Hill NC—2010 Real Estate Market Update
Click here for an update to the 2011 real estate market in Brighton Park.
Brighton Park in Mint Hill NC.  Picture yourself in a traditional neighborhood where every home has a friendly front porch.  Lots and streets are compact making walking to the five neighborhood parks and adjacent shopping center easy.  If you prefer townhome living, that’s available too.
Brighton Park was designed to bring a little bit of city living to downtown Mint Hill.  This lifestyle has been very popular in Mint Hill, where most neighborhoods are low density.  Construction … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Ellington Farm in Mint Hill NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 08/06/10 05:43 AM
Ellington Farm in Mint Hill NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile
Click here for an update to the 2011 real estate market in Ellington Farm.
Want to live on a half acre to three quarter acre lot in the heart of Mint Hill NC?  Ellington Farm may be the perfect neighborhood for you.  Ellington Farm homes were built from 1999 until 2008 by various custom builders.  A drive through the neighborhood reveals homes set on lushly landscaped lots with plenty of space for privacy.
Ellington Farm homes have exteriors of brick or brick and stone.  They range in size from approximately … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Danbrooke Park in Mint Hill NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 08/03/10 08:50 AM
Danbrooke Park in Mint Hill NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile
Danbrooke Park in Mint Hill NC is the perfect neighborhood if you are looking for an affordable home in a neighborhood with mature trees and landscaping.  Located in Mint Hill NC off Lawyers Road near the intersection of Wilson Grove Road, Danbrooke Park offers community shopping centers nearby and convenient access to uptown Charlotte.
Danbrooke Park is a great place to find ranch-style homes.  Homes in the neighborhood range in size from 1300 square feet to approximately 2000 square feet.  The earliest homes in the neighborhood, built in the early … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Olde Sycamore in Mint Hill NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 02/24/10 02:53 AM
Olde Sycamore in Mint Hill NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile
Click here for an update to the 2010 real estate market in Olde Sycamore.
Olde Sycamore is a golf course community that straddles the Mecklenburg and Union County line.  The centerpiece of the neighborhood is Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation, a well-regarded golf course built in 1997.  The main entrance of the neighborhood is found off Highway 218 in Mint Hill NC.  An interchange with I-485 is located just a mile and a half east of this entrance.
Construction of homes in Olde Sycamore began in 1996-97.  Neighborhood homes were built … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Oxfordshire in Mint Hill NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 01/03/10 06:16 AM
Oxfordshire in Mint Hill NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile
Oxfordshire is located in northern Mint Hill NC with convenient access to Highway 51 and Albemarle Road.  An interchange with I-485 is just minutes away from the neighborhood.   This part of Mint Hill is somewhat rural and Oxfordshire’s half-acre lots make the neighborhood fit its surroundings.  Homes here have plenty of space for outdoor activities and wonderful privacy.
Oxfordshire construction began in the late 1990s and finished in 2006.  Exteriors are full brick or a combination of brick, stone and vinyl.  Interiors are transitional with open floorplans.  Most homes in Oxfordshire … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Portofino in Mint Hill NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 01/01/10 05:26 AM
Portofino in Mint Hill NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile
Beautiful stone gates set the stage for Portofino, a small neighborhood of high quality custom homes in Mint Hill NC.  Each Portofino home is exquisitely crafted of brick, stone and stucco with European styling.  Interiors are decked out with extensive millwork, hardwood and tile floors, beautiful custom cabinetry and granite countertops.  Homes are set on generous level lots and some have covered porches to enjoy the private backyards.
Portofino construction started in 2008 and new homes are available there today.  Prices for the smallest homes begin in the $400,00s and range … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Farmwood in Mint Hill NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 11/13/09 05:59 AM
Farmwood in Mint Hill NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile
Click here for an update to the 2010 real estate market in Farmwood.
Farmwood is Mint Hill NC’s classic neighborhood.  Construction began in Farmwood in the mid-1970s and continued through the early 1990s.  Large wooded lots ranging from a half acre to over an acre on wide streets provide a beautiful setting for Farmwood homes.  The earliest Farmwood homes were mostly traditional brick ranches, two-stories and tri-levels.  Some were basement homes where the slope of the lots accommodated them.  As the years passed and home styles changed, country-style homes with big … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Brighton Park in Mint Hill NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 11/09/09 03:36 AM
Brighton Park in Mint Hill NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile
Click here for an update to the 2011 and 2010 real estate market in Brighton Park.
The Brighton Park neighborhood was designed to answer Mint Hill’s need for a compact development that would provide retail stores and homes in its downtown core.  Brighton Park has fulfilled its promise to deliver a variety of homes within walking distance of parks, stores and services.  In turn, the activity within Brighton Park has added to the vitality of downtown Mint Hill NC.
Five parks are interspersed among the homes in Brighton Park.  All of … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: New Homes in Mint Hill NC--Brighton Park - 03/18/09 07:23 AM
Are you considering new homes in Mint Hill NC?  Brighton Park in downtown Mint Hill has another new home option.  M/I Homes recently opened a model home there and has one inventory home ready for sale.  These home have craftsman style exteriors with front porches, and shingle accents.  If you are looking for a ranch, the builder is offering a three bedroom, three bath one story home with an optional upstairs loft.  The ranch is the smallest home offered at approximately 1900 sq.ft.  Other new homes offered at Brighton Park range in size from just under 2500 sq.ft. to approximately 3100 … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Mint Hill NC 2008 Real Estate Market Report - 01/05/09 05:27 AM
Do you want to know how the Mint Hill NC real estate market fared in 2008?
This post will summarize the 2008 real estate sales for the town as a whole plus report on the most active neighborhoods within the Town of Mint Hill NC. 

2008 Real Estate Market Report for Mint Hill NC
Single Family Homes
Number of Sales:  191   Price Range:  $88,660 to $1,450,000   Average Heated Area:  2601 sf   Average Price:  $296,011  Average Days on Market:  99
Townhouses and Condos
Number of Sales:  5       Price Range: $49,000 to $420,000      Average Heated Area:  1810 sf   Average Price:  $220,611   Average … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Mint Hill NC Neighborhoods: Summerwood - 11/09/08 04:31 AM
Trees, Trees, Trees

Summerwood, a new community in Mint Hill NC, is for lovers of trees and nature.  Summerwood's 125 conservation acres are laced with nature trails and its four distinct neighborhoods are named for trees:  The Oaks, The Cedars, The Elms and The Pines.  Located just a mile from I-485, Summerwood is a secluded neighborhood with easy access to Charlotte's University area, the future Bridges of Mint Hill Mall, and other areas of South Charlotte.
Summerwood will feature extensive recreational amenities including a Jr. Olympic swimming pool, a club house, amphitheater, a lake with fishing dock and boat house, … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Cheval: Mint Hill NC Equestrian Neighborhoods - 11/08/08 07:32 AM
Cheval, Mint Hill NC's newest equestrian community, is an example of one of the unique neighborhoods that are springing up near the future Bridges of Mint Hill Mall.  Imagine living in a large lot neighborhood where you can keep your horse just a few minutes from an upscale regional mall.  You can get away from it all or you can enjoy nearby restaurants, shops and movies.

Bring Your Horse to Cheval
Cheval is a neighborhood of 160 one to five acre+ homesites.  Fifteen of the homesites are large enough to accommodate a private barn site.  At the heart of the … (0 comments)

mint hill nc neighborhoods: Downtown Mint Hill NC Walkable Neighborhoods: Brighton Park - 10/10/08 08:20 AM
Do you want to live in a neighborhood where you can walk to restaurants and the grocery store? 
If so, take a look at Brighton Park, one of downtown Mint Hill NC's most walkable neighborhoods.  Brighton Park wraps around a community shopping center that includes a grocery store, several restaurants, and other convenient shops.  Mint Hill Town Hall and a bank are nearby at the intersection of Lawyers Road and Highway 51.
Brighton Park has the feel of a traditional neighborhood where streets are arranged on a grid and homes with front porches on narrow deep lots allow neighbors to … (2 comments)

 
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