Buying a historic home in the Charlotte area

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Do you want to buy a historic home in the Charlotte area? There are so many options, from million-dollar mansions in Myers Park to fixer-uppers to unique properties on acres of land.

Do you want to buy a historic home in the Charlotte area? There are so many options, from million-dollar mansions in Myers Park to fixer-uppers. 

Buying a historic home

Some of the most popular historic districts in the area include:

Elizabeth is home of Independence Park, the first public park in the city, Elizabeth became one of the most fashionable residential areas in Charlotte in its early days. Mature trees form a canopy over most of its streets lined with historic homes, and most of its roads have sidewalks, making it very pedestrian-friendly.

Dilworth was Charlotte’s first streetcar neighborhood. It features stately, mature oak trees, sidewalks, and houses with front porches. The homes are primarily bungalows — with the occasional Queen Anne — and some larger, two-story Colonial Revivals. Much of the neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Dilworth Historic District.

Myers Park has large, charming homes and lots of neighborhood parks, in addition to boutique shopping and gourmet restaurants. Myers Park is home to the amazing Duke Mansion, Queen’s College and Theatre Charlotte, which produces half a dozen plays a year while also hosting screenings for the Charlotte Film Society. It’s also known for its top-notch schools.

Close to Charlotte

York, SC, is just 40 minutes from Charlotte. It has a downtown with old-fashioned charm, new state-of-the art high school, recreation center, historic theater and more. York has one of the state’s largest historic districts. Its home styles include Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Classical Revival, Victorian, Commercial, and Bungalow. Many buyers are attracted to South Carolina for its lower property taxes and often less-expensive homes.

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Jim West
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Mitch, Charlotte is such a beautiful area and I always love looking at these older homes while I am in town

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