Somerset Neighborhood in Waxhaw, NC
Real Estate Report & Community Spotlight
Quarter 4 - 2021
In the 4th Quarter 2021, four homes sold in the Somerset neighborhood, one less than in the same quarter of the previous year. Six fewer homes sold in Quarter 4 - 2021 versus Quarter 3 - 2021. New listings increased by three year-over-year from three homes to six homes in the fourth quarter 2021.
Median listing and sale prices increased compared with the Fourth Quarter 2020. Average selling price was $567,413, increasing 25.95% year-over-year. The median sale price in Somerset was $575,000, increasing 26.69% year-over-year. Home sales prices ranged from a low of $480,000 to a high of $653,500 in the fourth quarter 2021.
Somerset home sellers received 103.5% of listing price in final sale price, on average. With more buyers "chasing" after fewer listings, there's little to no negotiating room on Somerset homes.
Average days on market were 27 days, up 9 days from the same time frame one year ago. The average days on market were skewed by one home that took 91 days to sell. Take that one home out of the equation and average days on market drop to just five days. Median days on market were just two days.
At quarter-end, NO homes were listed for sale and NO homes were under contract in Somerset.
Somerset Home Sale Snapshot: Quarter 4 - 2021
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Median Sale Price History For Homes In Somerset
Why Somerset Is An In-Demand Waxhaw Neighborhood
Somerset is a 200-acre master-planned community situated on the border of Mecklenburg and Union Counties, minutes from Ballantyne and surrounded by some of Charlotte/Waxhaw area's most prestigious and upscale neighborhoods, including Hunter Oaks, Providence Country Club, Longview, and Marvin Creek. Outstanding community amenities in Somerset include a pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, play ground, and walking trails.
The Somerset community was developed between 1998 and 2003 by St Lawrence Homes, D R Horton, Fortis, and Ryland. The homes in Somerset range in size from about 1,990 square feet to over 4,500 square feet with average square footage just under 3,000. Lot sizes average about .3 of an acre but can also range from .2 of an acre to over half an acre.
Somerset is located minutes from Charlotte's trendy and popular Ballantyne area. All the shopping you could want is literally just minutes away along Rea Road or Providence Road, including three, large outdoor shopping centers (Blakeney, Waverly and Stonecrest) offering grocery shopping, high-end boutiques, spas, casual and fine dining restaurants, movie theatres, and more. Carolina Place Mall and Carolinas Medical Center/Pineville are clse by. Ballantyne Village, the world-class Ballantyne Resort and Spa are all also quickly accessible. All the major medical practices in Charlotte, which maintain offices in Ballantyne, are but five minutes down the road. Also nearby are Trader Joe's, Ballantyne Country Club, Piper Glen Club, horseback riding facilities in nearby Waxhaw.
Somerset provides easy commuting to the Ballantyne Corporate Park, South Park, Matthews, Charlotte-Douglas Airport, as well as easy access to I-485 and primary local roads.
All of life life's necessities are within easy reach of Somerset in less than a mile. And if you love the "great outdoors" and/or golf, there are 23 golf courses within 10 miles of Somerset and numerous parks for both humans and dogs!
Top-Rated Union County Schools
Somerset is served by some of the top Union County public schools in: Marvin Ridge High School, Marvin Ridge Middle School, and Rea View Elementary School, all located within less than four miles of the neighborhood.
Marvin Ridge High School is one of the top ranked high schools in the Charlotte region, ranked the #1 high school in Greater Charlotte for 2022. Marvin Ridge High School also ranks #7 out 584 high schools in North Carolina. Marvin Ridge Middle School ranks in the top 15 middle schools in the Charlotte region and as the #2 best public middle school in Union County. Rea View Elementary ranks #19 in the top 25 elementary schools in the Charlotte region and the #5 best elementary pubic school in Union County. (School rankings provided by niche.com.)
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