Spotlight: The Conservancy at McLean

If you are 55 or older, there is a great opportunity for you to own a home near Lake Wylie in Belmont, North Carolina. The Conservancy at McLean is a new construction neighborhood brought to you by Essex Homes and M/I Homes. This highly desirable location is surrounded by Lake Wylie and right next to Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens. These homes are perfect for anyone downsizing, but have amazing amenities so you don’t feel like you have downsized.

The Conservancy at McLean is located just off South New Hope Road. It is part of the wider neighborhood of McLean which includes many different custom homes and sections by renowned builders with price tags going up into the millions of dollars. The town of Belmont is just up the road. There is also easy access to the airport and Uptown Charlotte.

The amenities for the community include clubhouse with serving kitchen, pool, dog park, lakeside park, fishing pond and walking trails. The walking trails include the Carolina Thread Trail and Seven Oaks Preserve Trail which connect to the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens.

There are many homes already built in the community as well as many opportunities for new construction homes. Additional phases will be opened up when the current phase is completed. Homes range from 1,652 to almost 3,000 square feet of heated living space and prices start in the $260’s. There are some cul-de-sac lots as well as wooded lots available. Homes have 2-4 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms and 2-car garages. The homes plans are all single story with optional second floor living spaces and include lawn maintenance for homeowners. Homes are energy efficient and have a long list of included features.

The McLean community is currently zoned for New Hope Elementary School, Cramerton Middle School, and South Point High School. Please verify school assignments as they can change from one school year to the next.

Come explore The Conservancy at McLean and join the many families that have already made it their home. Enjoy five miles of shoreline of Lake Wylie, charming historic Belmont, and close proximity with major sporting events and concerts.

Amazing Homes in Pinsto Forest

If you are looking for an amazing Belmont neighborhood with large brick homes and great Belmont schools, look no further than Pinsto Forest. You’ll love the homes on the large lots with all the convenience of being close to the city, yet with the feel of privacy and peacefulness with room to unwind.

This established development was originally built in the 1980’s and homes continued to be built into the early 2000’s. The earlier homes are a little bit smaller than the newer homes. The 1980’s homes are usually around 2,400-2,700 square feet and have 3 or 4 bedrooms and 2.5-3 bathrooms. The newer homes typically have well over 3,000-4,000 square feet and have 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.

Most of the homes in Pinsto Forest have two car garages, some of them rear loading. Some of the homes have fully finished basements which can be used for second living quarters or for offices or game rooms. Many of the homes also have cul-de-sac lots.

Lots in Pinsto Forest are around three quarters of an acre which leaves plenty of room for outdoor living spaces. Homes have mature landscaping and mature trees providing shade and privacy.

Children in Pinsto Forest currently attend Belmont Central Elementary School, Belmont Middle School, and South Point High School. Please verify school assignments as boundaries occasionally change.

Pinsto Forest is located near the banks of the Catawba River off South Point Road walking distance to South Point High School. This great location is very close to downtown Belmont with shops, restaurants, and Belmont Abbey and College. There is easy highway access for a quick trip to Uptown Charlotte or Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

In the past year, homes in Pinsto Forest sold for an average of $403,208. Four homes sold in the past year so they don’t come up often so when you see one you need to jump on it because they are very desirable.


Neighborhood Spotlight: Hall Park

It’s hard to find an affordable home in the Charlotte area as prices continue to rise. There are some great opportunities to own affordable homes when you go a little further out from the city center. One place that is great for is in Belmont.

Belmont is just 25 minutes away from the city, and 13 minutes to Charlotte Douglas International Airport. There are amazing shops, restaurants, entertainment, outdoor recreation and more close by. In Belmont proper you will find Belmont Abbey, and just outside of town in Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens.

For affordable housing in Belmont, there is no better place than Hall Park. Located just North of Riverside Drive near the intersection with Belmont Mount Holly Road, Hall Park is convenient to I-85. Residents are walking distance to Belmont Abbey College and can also walk to restaurants and local businesses.

These quaint homes were built in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Many homes have been fully updated, but there are opportunities to update these homes and make them work for your family. Lots are large and have mature trees and manicured landscaping.

Homes have 2 or 3 bedrooms, and 1-2.5 bathrooms. Square footage ranges between 1,100 and 2,600. Many of these homes have original features that you just can’t find today such as aged hardwood floors, hall stands for telephones, arched doorways and more.

In the past year, homes in Hall Park have sold for between $118,500 and $242,500 with an average sale price of $184,467. These affordable homes don’t stay on the market long and there are currently no homes on the market in Hall Park. You need to be ready when the next one comes up for sale.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Belle Meade

Belle Meade is a Belmont neighborhood with around 190 households with a great location and amazing homes. Built in the early 2000’s, these homes have open concept floor plans, plenty of flexible spaces, and all of the details.

Located off of South Point Road, Belle Meade is close to the Catawba River, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens and downtown Belmont. There is easy highway access to take residents to Uptown Charlotte or on a trip leaving from Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Everything you need is close by, from shopping, to dining, to grocery stores, to churches, to

In the past year, homes in Belle Meade sold between $292,500 and $422,000. Homes range in size between 2,500 and 4,700 square feet of heated living space. Homes have between 4 and 6 bedrooms and 2.5-4.5 bathrooms. Two and three car garages are common as are all brick exteriors, tall trees, and wide sweeping lawns.

The interiors of homes in Belle Meade have hardwood floors, gleaming woodwork, chair rails, crown moulding, trey ceilings, spa like bathrooms, home offices and more. Outside they have great outdoor living spaces to take advantage of the wooded views.

Homes are currently zoned for Page Elementary School, Belmont Middle School, and South Point High School. Please verify school assignments as they can change from one school year to the next.

Currently, there are three homes on the market in Belle Meade representing just 4 months of inventory. This is lower than the 4.3 month inventory for all of Belmont, but higher than the 2.2 month supply for the entire Charlotte region. This means that the market in Belle Meade is a little more balanced between buyers and sellers making multiple offer situations less common.

Lovely Lake Views: 2166 Lometa Road

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to own an amazing home in Palm Tree Cove II, now is your chance. 2166 Lometa Road is a fantastic home built by Meritage Homes in 2015. The home sits on a 0.6 acre lot with water views making it a true showplace.

The home has innumerable builder upgrades which make it perfect for a new family to move in immediately. The exterior is a low maintenance hardiboard and brick. Waterviews are available from both levels of the front porch. The wide sweeping lawn is perfect for a game of croquet or badminton. The three car garage and driveway will store your vehicles and leave room for parking when you throw parties.

3,760 square feet of living space are spread out over two stories. The first floor is open and airy with abundant natural light. The kitchen has an enormous eat-in island and plenty of storage in the white cabinetry. Four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms are included in the home as well as a study, mudroom, and dining room. The rear of the home has a patio with wooded view for additional privacy.

The first floor has luxe hardwoods and trim out details like trey ceilings and crown mouldings. Designer lighting really brings each room to life. Arched doorways and cutouts lend a graceful feel to each room. The spa-like bathrooms will help you unwind at the end of each day. There are even designer touches in some of the rooms like shiplap walls and art alcoves.

This property is in South Carolina which offers great schools and lower South Carolina taxes. This home is currently zoned for Bethel Elementary, Oakridge Middle, and Clover High Schools. Please verify school assignments as they can change from one school year to the next.

Don’t miss your chance to own this immaculate home. See our full listing for more details. We would love to schedule a private showing for you.

Neighborhood Spotlight: South Fork Crossing

If you are looking for a quaint starter home, South Fork Crossing could be the place for you. If you are looking for an established family home, South Fork Crossing could be the place for you. This versatile neighborhood is north of Belmont, with easy access to Belmont Abbey, Interstate 85, and much more.

South Fork Crossing is located just North and West of the intersection of highway 74 and Main Street in Belmont. There are many restaurants within walking distance. Also walking distance are groceries, shopping, churches, and more.

Many of the homes in South Fork Crossing were built in the 1920’s and have the kind of curb appeal and charm that has a timeless quality. Homes here have between 1 and 3 bedrooms and typically 1 or 2  full bathrooms. They are perfect for a first home, or for downsizing from a larger home.

Children in South Fork Crossing are zoned for desirable Belmont City Schools. Please be sure to verify school assignments as they can change from time to time.

In the last year, homes in South Fork Crossing have sold for between $93,500 and $173,500 with an average price of $149,780. There is currently one home on the market representing a 2.4 month supply of inventory. This is compared to the entire city of Belmont which has a 4.2 month supply of inventory. These affordable homes don’t come up often, and are typically snapped up quickly.


Spotlight: Stowe Point in Belmont

If you are looking for a home in Belmont, Stowe Point is worth taking a good look at. The neighborhood was built by Lennar in the last few years and the final phase was finished in 2015. This enclave of homes has just 160 homes, great amenities, Belmont city schools, and close proximity to Lake Wylie.

Located off of Stowe Road near the intersection with S. Point Road, Stowe Point is close to everything you need. Right around the corner is grocery shopping, restaurants, schools, churches, and much more. Charming downtown Belmont is just up the way. A trip to Uptown Charlotte will take around 25 minutes without traffic. Charlotte Douglas International Airport is just 17 minutes away.

Current school assignments for Stowe Point have children attending Belmont Central Elementary School, Belmont Middle School, and South Point High School. Please verify school assignments as zoning boundaries are subject to change.

Stowe Point is a neighborhood surrounded by large forested tracts of land, making you feel like you are secluded even though you are close to everything. This makes it a true retreat from the fast pace of modern life. Neighborhood amenities include pool, playground and walking trails.

Homes in Stowe Point typically have 4 or 5 bedrooms, 3 to 4.5 bathrooms, and around 3,000 or more square feet of heated living space. All have at least a 2 car garage, lots around a quarter to a third of an acre, and mature landscaping.

In the past year, homes in Stowe Point have sold for between $260,000 and $360,000 with an average sale price of $306,563. There are currently 5 homes on the market, representing 3.8 months of inventory. Belmont as a whole has a 4.2 month supply of inventory. The inventory is slightly higher than the whole of the Charlotte Region, but still appears to be a seller’s market which is considered less than 4-6 months of inventory.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Morgan’s Branch

Morgan’s Branch is a new construction community brought to you by Bonterra Builders. There are a total of 153 homesites with community amenities near Lake Wylie, but with a Belmont address. The neighborhood is on a strip of land located between two rivers in a serene and beautiful locale.

This amazing neighborhood is in an ideal spot, right next to luxurious Misty Waters. A few minutes away is Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens and Stowe Park famous for concerts and festivals. There is easy highway access to I-85, I-485, and Highway 74/Wilkinson Boulevard. This makes a trip to Uptown Charlotte take around 30 minutes. You can also easily get to Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Children in Morgan’s Branch attend outstanding Belmont schools including Page Preliminary School, Belmont Middle School, and South Point High School. Please be sure to verify schools as zoning boundaries can change from one school year to the next.

This traditional community was begun in 2015 and the newest phase is currently underway. There are two different Series, the 55’ and the 70’ with the choice of six floor plans with various elevations depending on the lot. Homes are one or two story and range in size from 2,456 to 3,169 square feet of living space. All have 3 or 4 bedrooms, 2.5-3 bathrooms and two car garages. Prices start in the $270’s, but can go higher due to plan, square footage, and upgrades.

There are currently move-in ready homes, homes that will be ready soon, and opportunities to start from the ground up.

The community features a pool, club house, and tot lot for residents to enjoy. There is also designated boat storage for residents. Public boat ramps are just a few miles away. Don’t miss out on this desirable community.


Neighborhood Spotlight: Misty Waters

If you are looking for an exclusive gated neighborhood on the water of Lake Wylie with outstanding schools, Misty Waters is the place for you. Misty Waters was developed with strict architectural standards, including minimum square footage making sure residents have the most beautiful views around.

Misty Waters is located off NC Highway 273 in Gaston County. Homes here have a Belmont address, but are truly lakeside in Lake Wylie. Many of the homes have lake frontage, but interior lots can have lake views or wooded views and are typically over one acre in size. The natural beauty of the area was maintained during construction so the rolling terrain and wooded lots are undisturbed. This lends a tranquility that few other neighborhoods can claim.

Development began in the early 2000’s on these stunning custom homes. No two homes are the same, though they do all have large footprints with many of the homes over 5,000 square feet. Outdoor living spaces are included with many of the homes including pools, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, decks and porches.

Waterfront homes typically have docks, boat houses, boat lifts, and/or floating docks. Off water homes have deeded private boat slips available in the community marina as well as boat storage. Additional community amenities include swimming pool, clubhouse, and natural walking trails.

Minutes away from Misty Waters is Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens. A few minutes further will have you in downtown Belmont with Belmont Abbey and College. There is convenient highway access to I-85, I-485, and Highway 74. This makes a commute to Uptown Charlotte or a trip to Charlotte Douglas International Airport no trouble at all.

In the past year, homes in Misty Waters have sold for an average of $686,483. Most of these homes were interior lots. When waterfront homes come on the market, they command a premium and typically sell for over $1 million.

Amazing Value in Misty Waters: 9105 Shorewood Place

The time to act is now if you want an amazing home at a great value in Misty Waters. This property was just reduced by $15,000 today. The sellers are motivated and the home is priced $100,000 below appraised value. Current offering price is $534,900.

Misty Waters is a gated community in Belmont on the shores of Lake Wylie. This upscale neighborhood is located off NC Highway 273 in Gaston County, NC just minutes from Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens. Tranquility abounds in Misty Waters as it is situated on one of the most unspoiled areas of Lake Wylie.

There is easy access to the highway via I-85, I-485 or Highway 74 which can all take you to Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Uptown Charlotte. Many options for shopping, restaurants, and major employers are within easy reach, yet homes in Misty Waters seem remote and peaceful. Historic Belmont is a quick drive away as are Belmont Abbey College and Monastery. There are also options close by for golfing and country clubs.

Neighborhood amenities include clubhouse and pool that overlook the lake, community marina with boat docks and deeded boat slips and boat storage, recreation area and walking trails.

Picture yourself living in this amazing community in a home with 4,278 square feet of living space custom built in 2003. The home contains 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Each bedroom has access to a full bathroom. There is a large three car side-load garage with huge bonus room or 5th bedroom upstairs. Closets are ample for great storage.

The gourmet kitchen has a huge island, wine fridge, trash compactor, stainless steel appliances, ice machine, two sinks, and instant hot water. Granite counters compliment the wooden cabinets and tile flooring.

The exterior has brick on all sides for easy maintenance and there is a wrap around porch with beautiful views of the homes 1.34 acres. The backyard is a true oasis with saltwater pool with its own slide. Though this is an interior lot, there is a private boat slip deeded to this property at the community marina.

This home is currently zoned for amazing Belmont city schools. Current zoning is for Belmont Central Elementary, Belmont Middle, and South Point High Schools. Please verify zoning as boundaries can change.

You won’t get a better deal than this in Misty Waters. Act now.