nc: Wooded Estate Home for Sale in Monroe, NC - 06/07/11 01:20 PM

5411 Griffith Road, Monroe, NC
Drive down the entrance to this country estate under the canopy of hardwoods. The beautiful and substantial brick exterior is your first impression of this sizable, yet unpretentious home. Enter the front door into the 2 story foyer and prepare to be inspired by the gleaming hardwood floors and the handsome chair rail and crown molding. French doors open into the formal dining room where sparkling wainscoting and large bright windows are sure to impress. Make your way to the den where arched windows bring in the view of the wooded backyard. Gas logs set … (0 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Monroe, Union County, NC - 05/24/11 10:14 AM
 
2825 Aprilia Lane in Monroe, NC 
Welcome to a home with everything: luxury, space, comfort, and beauty. This exceptional home has had one owner since its construction in 2005 and has been perfectly maintained. Warm hardwoods flow throughout the entire main floor, upgraded light fixtures brighten the rooms, vaulted ceilings enhance the rooms, and neutral paint colors grace the walls. The open floor plan with a split bedroom design creates an excellent environment for both entertaining and privacy. 
The entry hall begins the positive first impressions with wainscoting that flows into the formal dining room. The great room boasts gas … (0 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Waxhaw, NC - 05/24/11 10:09 AM
 
11023 King George Lane in Waxhaw, NC
If the 3 most important features of a new house are location, location, location, then this home is perfect! Wander through the striking neighborhood of The Reserve between Ballantyne and Waxhaw. Stroll past the giant Oak of the community and the clubhouse, pool, and tennis courts to a private bridge that leads to a street of four remarkable homes. 11023 King George Lane is sited on a rise above the bridge and distinguishes itself with a beautifully landscaped yard of multi-seasonal color and variety.
Step into the entry with its soaring ceiling, wainscoting, … (0 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Wingate, NC - 05/24/11 09:43 AM

110 Creek View Lane, Wingate, NC
This home is a secret retreat in the small college town of Wingate. Surrounded by hardwoods on a cul de sac street, the privacy and natural surroundings here will recharge your battery every day when you wake up inside and then walk onto the deck or the patio, or into the beautifully landscaped yard. The large, nearly ceiling-to-floor, windows provide a bright and airy interior. The neutral colors are soothing and the architectural details on the interior and exterior of the home give it a sense of casual elegance. 
Step onto the functional porch … (0 comments)

nc: Gardening Tips for Union County NC - Great Tools - 04/27/11 06:42 AM

Best Investments for the Gardener 
When money is tight, we often look carefully at each purchase to justify it as an investment. Choosing from the plethora of gardening tools available in the garden center is difficult for those of us who love collecting gadgets for our favorite past-time. Do I really need another tool to plant, prune, or pot? Here are my top 5 recommendations for the casual or serious gardener to make life easier in the yard this spring.
Felco pruners are the Cadillac of hand pruners and come in various sizes. There is even a pair for left-handed … (1 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Ballantyne area of Charlotte, NC - 04/27/11 06:30 AM

5530 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte, NC
Begin your visit to 5530 Ballantyne Commons Parkway with the welcome of the warm brick exterior and the blooming trees and seasonal color of a wooded landscape. Built by the homeowner, who is a general contractor, this home has all the construction up-grades without the McMansion flashiness. The two-story entryway makes a statement with the honey-colored hardwood floors, the stunning chandelier, the beautiful millwork, and the neutral custom paint. The impressive formal living room with a gas log fireplace is an excellent companion to the formal dining room with its unique trey ceiling. The … (0 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Monroe, Union County, NC - 04/27/11 06:20 AM

1400 Lucille Avenue, Monroe, NC
Located in one of the historic neighborhoods in Monroe is this lovely brick home. The new front landscaping welcomes the visitor and draws the eye of everyone on the street. The entry-way with plush carpeting and elegant crown molding gives way to the formal living and dining rooms with their bright windows and neutral paint colors. The kitchen offers plenty of cabinet space and countertops for the cook in the family, and the adjacent breakfast room provides a place for informal dining. The family room has beautifully re-finished hardwood floors, a cozy brick fireplace, and … (0 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Monroe, Union County, NC - 04/27/11 06:13 AM
 
6623 Luther Lane. Monroe, NC
Interested in a beautifully appointed home in a neighborhood set in the country yet close to everything? This is the place! The foyer of this 3 year old home opens to the formal dining room with elegant space for all. The great room has warm wood floors and a magnificent vaulted ceiling, fireplace and bright windows, neutral colors and splendid architectural details. The gourmet kitchen has a breakfast bar, custom mahogany cabinets, built-in spice drawer, matching appliances, and storage space galore. The master suite has ample closet space, ceiling fan, vaulted ceiling, a door that … (0 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Lake Park, Union County, NC - 04/26/11 10:44 AM

5802 Hoover Street, Indian Trail, NC
Want a truly luxurious patio home? With a real garden that has privacy? And with every possible upgrade in interior amenities? This home has it all! 
The elegant foyer has beautiful hardwoods and upscale architectural features such as columns, trimmed open doorways, and skylights. Flow into the multipurpose room that could become a sitting area, office/study, or music/ media room, and then prepare to be stunned by the magnificent high ceiling of the great room. Here the traditional fireplace is designed for burning wood but is equipped with a gas unit that has a … (0 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Wingate, NC - 04/26/11 10:33 AM

101 Smith Street, Wingate, Union County, NC
The first impression of this charming home is of the abundant spring blooms in the yard. Dogwoods and azaleas grace this super-sized wooded corner lot. The brick and vinyl exterior are maintenance free for the lucky owner and the two-car garage provides attached/covered parking. The foyer welcomes the visitor with warm hardwood floors spilling into the large family room with vaulted ceiling and distinctive stone fireplace with gas logs. The dining room is spacious enough for seating everyone at the holiday feast, and the kitchen is ideal for the cook who wants plenty … (0 comments)

nc: Winter Damage in the Garden - 03/09/11 07:59 AM

 
Winter Damage
Taking a tour through the landscape this spring has been quite depressing! Many ornamental shrubs look like they have come through a serious battle and were not necessarily on the winning side.  Spotted leaves, dead stems and branches, and leaf loss are rampant on the Indian hawthorns, camellias, gardenias, and many others right now.  Much of what we are seeing is damage from the very cold winter we experienced. Many of our shrubs did not have an opportunity to acclimatize to the cooler temperatures prior to those severe freezing temperatures we saw in December.  Then, the continued single … (0 comments)

nc: New Listing: 705 West Street, Monroe, Union County, NC - 03/08/11 05:18 AM

705 West Street, Monroe, NC 
This traditional brick ranch is a perfect first home. The floor plan is so friendly with the large, eat-in kitchen and the living room with the gas fireplace and pretty, painted mantel.  The kitchen has been updated with beautiful oak cabinets and countertops. The bedrooms are numerous enough to spare one as an office or study. There is plenty of room outside to entertain on the deck and patio, and the outdoor fireplace makes it a year-round gathering place.  This historic neighborhood is just minutes from downtown Monroe, and the streets are perfect for strolling, … (0 comments)

nc: 3301 Luke Court, Monroe, Union County, NC - 02/08/11 08:57 AM

NEW LISTING COMING SOON
3301 Luke Court, Monroe, NC
The large yard for this home is its greatest asset at 1.36 acres. Located on a cul de sac in a small neighborhood, this traditional home lies in rural Union County surrounded by wooded and open land. The home has been beautifully maintained and features a 2 car garage, hardwood floors through most of the house, vaulted ceiling and fireplace in the family room, spacious closets, screened back porch, deck, and did we mention the huge yard? A great price for a lovely home.

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nc: 1114 Forest Drive, Marshville, Union County, NC - 02/08/11 08:46 AM

1114 Forest Drive in Marshville, NC
Talk about positive first impressions! The sweeping front yard with old hardwoods creates the ambiance of classical southern for this beautiful "country" home. Set in a friendly neighborhood in Marshville, this home has the quiet surroundings of rural Union County paired with the conveniences of small town life. The large, functional front porch beckons the visitor into the spacious foyer with chair rails and freshly painted walls. Features include: new hardwood floors and carpeting, custom kitchen cabinets, fireplace, 9 foot ceilings, study, sunroom, and two car garage with side entry. The master suite boasts … (0 comments)

nc: ATTRACTING BIRDS TO YOUR GARDEN - 12/13/10 01:48 PM

ATTRACTING BIRDS TO YOUR GARDEN
It seems that in discussing the process of attracting nature to your yard, the first thing to consider is not how but why? 
Although it appears trite, Henry Mitchell put it correctly when he wrote: "Your garden will reveal yourself."  He was not referring to an onlooker's response to your garden like: "Oh what an orderly yard - must be an accountant."  Mitchell was speaking to the response of your spirit to the natural sanctuary you can create around your home. 
In order to make the most of our natural surroundings, we should recognize the greater … (2 comments)

nc: Wesley Oaks Neighborhood, Waxhaw NC - 12/13/10 12:55 PM
 

The Wesley Oaks neighborhood near Waxhaw, NC
Situated in western Union County, North Carolina, the Wesley Oaks neighborhood boasts some of the best schools in the region. Minutes from the small town of Waxhaw, NC and the community of Wesley Chapel, Wesley Oaks is surrounded by wooded spaces, cultivated farms, equestrian facilities, and convenient shopping.  As well, Charlotte, North Carolina's largest city is just a short drive away for endless opportunities for entertainment, fine and casual dining, miles of shopping, culture, night life, and business. Wesley Oaks has it all with 445 homes and all the amenities including a … (0 comments)

nc: Gardening Tips for Union County NC - Our Best Trees - 12/12/10 12:27 PM
Best Trees for Union County NC
Selecting a tree for the garden is a monumental task as there are so many from which to choose. Consider all of the characteristics of beauty, size, and form when making your selections for your own yard. These 5 are great choices for the heat and humidity of the Piedmont region of North Carolina:
Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) is a lovely evergreen that is ideal for a specimen tree in the landscape.  The color is bright green most of the year, but it may become bronze colored in the winter, which adds to the interest of this … (0 comments)

nc: Home for Sale in Waxhaw NC - 12/08/10 05:53 AM

8400 Denholme Drive - Quellin Community in Waxhaw NC
This home begins with amazing curb appeal with abundant landscaping, masonry front steps to street, and a pond with waterfall. The interior features an amazing two-story entry-way, wainscoting, columns, and custom trim-work and paint.  A unique water feature over the fireplace in the two-story great room acts as a humidifier for dry, winter air. The intercom system facilitates communication throughout this spacious home. Complete custom upgrades in the kitchen include a wine rack and a built-in desk. The magnificent master bath has spa shower heads and garden tub. The back yard features a beautiful … (0 comments)

nc: The Holidays Have Arrived in Wingate NC - 12/06/10 09:05 AM
With the annual Yule Log service, Christmas has officially arrived at Wingate University in Union County, NC. Faculty, students, staff, and community friends joined together Thursday night, December 2, 2010, for carols, hot chocolate, cookies, candle-lighting, and a 2-story sized bon fire. The chill in the air and the crackle of the fire created a perfect mood for warming hearts to the holiday season. Wingate students prepare for final exams, faculty and staff anticipate travels and a well-earned break, and the Wingate community ready the trees in their own homes for the season of peace, love, and hope. Merry Christmas to … (0 comments)

nc: Selling your Home in Union County, North Carolina - 12/03/10 03:16 AM
Time to Sell your Home?
Qualities of a Professional Real Estate Listing Agent 
 
A good listing agent should be a full time real estate agent, analytical with numbers, have technology skills, be visually keen with staging, and have great communication skills. In today's market, there is immense competition. Because a large volume of homes are on the market and there are various financial circumstances that face sellers, we are in an unprecedented environment that takes more work from the agent and more patience and participation from the seller. We are back to the traditional methods of sales with people communicating … (0 comments)

 
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