Charlotte Real Estate and Community Information

Charlotte Real Estate and Community Information

The largest city, and commercial hub of North Carolina, Charlotte is located in Mecklenburg County with I-485 forming a radius around the city. The Charlotte Over 1 million people have claimed this city as their own.

The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 23 rd largest in the U.S. and has experienced great growth and a booming economy. Referred to as 'Charlotteans', individuals here enjoy a 'Gamma + World City'. Now the nation's 2nd leading financial center, it was built upon the crossroads of two Native-American Trading paths.  These paths are now known as the heart of Charlotte; 'Trade & Tryon'.

History runs deep in Charleston and is steeped in the discovery of gold, and the pride of Scot-Irish settlers.  In fact, Charlotte was named after the wife of King George III of England...Queen Charlotte.  Remnants of the great architectural heritage remain intact today in the Charlotte Historical District. This gorgeous area encompasses the highly desirable Fourth Ward, Pinewood/Elmwood, and more.  You will also see many venues that feel like you're stepping back in time; drive-in movie theaters, diners and billboards of yesteryear.

Entertainment, Dining and Shopping

Charlotte is home to many major sports teams; Carolina Panthers at the Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte Hornets NBA team at the Time Warner Cable Arena and the AAA Baseball Team of the Charlotte Knights. Dining options abound in Charlotte, within every price range. Looking for BBQ? Try City Smoke! For Gourmet Burgers and an incredible Whiskey selection try Cowbell Burger and Whiskey Bar or handcrafted cocktails and innovative dining try 5Church!  Overstreet Mall and Founders Hall offer a stunning array of shopping opportunities. 

Parks and Recreational Opportunities in Charlotte

Did you know Mecklenburg County is home to over 200 Parks and Recreational facilities? A few parks you may want to visit include;  Freedom ParkReedy Creek ParkWinget ParkNevin Community ParkFrazier ParkRamsey Creek ParkJames Boyce ParkHornets Nest Park, and Rama Road Park. Recreational facilities include Senior Centers, Wedding and Event venues, Children's Playgrounds and more.

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Laura Bowman-Messick
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty
7930 West Kenton Circle, Suite 300
Huntersville NC 28078
Mobile: (704) 200-4015
Fax: 704-802-5775