Explore Oakton

If you’re looking for an exclusive spot in Lake Wylie, homes in Oakton don’t come on the market often and they don’t last long when they do. In fact, in the last year, only one home sold in Oakton after only 5 days on the market. These estate sized homes have wooded large lots, side-entry garages, brick or stone facades, lower SC taxes, and are zoned for award winning Clover public schools.

Oakton is located just off Highway 49 near the Buster Boyd Bridge. This amazing spot has residents close to retail, dining, and entertainment. You are also close to marinas, public boat launches, and restaurants on the water so you can soak in the lake lifestyle. Just across the bridge is Rivergate for additional shopping and dining options. Proximity to I-77 and I-485 means that Uptown Charlotte is convenient, as is Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Homes in Oakton are grand in scale with many homes over 4,000 square feet of living space. This means that there is room for all of the amenities plus extras. These well appointed homes have gourmet kitchens, studies, open living areas, formal dining, fireplaces, and home offices. Most have at least 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.

Many homes in Oakton have outdoor living areas as well to take advantage of the serene setting. This includes decks, patios, in-ground pools, outdoor kitchens, screened-in porches, and sports courts. The neighborhood includes private boat storage for residents.

Homes in Oakton typically sell in the mid-$300’s to the mid-$400’s. These homes were built around 2008-2010 and many of them show like brand new. If you are interested in a home in the heart of Lake Wylie, give us a call at 803-8731-8588 and we will set up a private tour of homes in Oakton or any other Lake Wylie neighborhood. To view current listings and create custom searches, visit our website by clicking here.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Harpers Green

If you are looking for an elegant townhome in walking distance to shopping, dining, and close to Lake Wylie, check out Harpers Green. This amazing gated community was built between 2010 and 2014 and is zoned for award winning Clover schools.

Harpers Green is located just west of the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 557 and close to the Buster Boyd Bridge. This means that residents can quickly get to Uptown Charlotte, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, or public boat launches to ignore the world and be at peace with the lake. Just down the road is McDowell Nature Preserve and additional shopping and dining in The Palisades.

Homes in Harpers Green range in size from 2,000 to 2,200 square feet and have 3 or 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. These homes have open floor plans, drop zones just inside the oversized one car garages, and lots of storage. Kitchens have oversized islands and many have stainless appliances.

The exteriors are varied, some with stone accents, some have shed dormers, shingles, or brick accents. Homes have patio areas, some with ceiling fans, yards, and firepits. The homeowners association is responsible for lawn maintenance, exterior maintenance, and trash service.

In the past year, 8 homes in Harpers Green have sold for between $205,000 and $265,000. Homes went under contract after an average of just 23 days on the market. Currently there are seven homes on the market here with four already under contract. List prices range from $215,000 to $252,900.

If you are interested in touring homes in Harpers Green, give us a call at 803-831-8588. You can view current listings and create your own custom searches on our website here.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Mill Creek Falls

If the last bit of summer has you thinking you’d like to live closer to the Lake, Mill Creek Falls could be the place for you. This master-planned community has great amenities, award winning schools, lower South Carolina taxes, and is still close enough to the city for commuting.

Mill Creek Falls was named after Mill Creek, a nearby tributary to Lake Wylie. The neighborhood was initially built between 2005 and 2006, and was completed over the next ten years. There is an active homeowners association which organizes events and activities throughout the year. These range from an annual chili cook-off to an Easter egg hunt. Many of the events are held at the Junior Olympic sized pool, and many at the Clubhouse. In addition, amenities include a children’s pool, tennis courts, gazebo, picnic area with barbecue grill, walking trails, and a six-acre lake for the community to enjoy.

Located off of Highway 274, Mill Creek Falls is just south of the North Carolina state line. This great spot means that you are close to the Lake and public lake access, as well as outlet malls, restaurants, grocery stores, entertainment, and the town of Clover.

Homes in Mill Creek Falls are single-family and semi-custom homes ranging between 2,000 and 4,000 square feet. Most of the homes have 3 to 5 bedrooms and 2.5-4 bathrooms. Average list price of homes is just under $300,000, though there is a pretty wide range depending on features and size of the home.

Currently there are 10 homes for sale in Mill Creek Falls which represents a 4 month supply of inventory. The entire Lake Wylie region now has a 6.1 month supply of inventory. This community has a very stable market with an average of 2.5 homes selling each month. To schedule a private tour of available homes in Mill Creek Falls, call us at 803-831-8588. You can view current listings and create custom searches on our website here.

Just Listed: 5929 Johnson Road

Newly listed is a true lakefront custom home that leaves no detail to chance. Careful thought, meticulous planning, and exquisite execution brought this amazing home together. Now it can be yours with only enjoyment ahead.

This home is located on a cove off the main channel of Lake Wylie with a Clover address that feeds to award winning and desirable Clover schools. The home is located within a community, but is not a part of the HOA. The lot is very private and is a dockable waterfront homesite. The home sits on an acre of property giving privacy, but also room for outdoor entertainment and living spaces.

This home is unique as it has a fully finished basement, as well as a carriage house with a suite perfect for a caregiver or the in-laws complete with full kitchen. Also included are a en-suite laundry, fitness room, and home office. You’ll be amazed at the custom built-ins, the chef’s kitchen, and the details like chair rail and wood inset trey ceiling.

You’ll love to relax on the deck or have morning coffee on the screened-in porch. The view of the lake is phenomenal. You can tool around the neighborhood on a golf cart and park it in its own private garage. You’ll also love the abundance of natural light that plays on the vaulted ceiling in the main living area.

To schedule a private tour of this home, give us a call at 803-831-8588. You can view the full listing and see additional photos here. To view additional listings and create custom searches, visit our website here.

Great Value in Irish Downs

While the Charlotte metro area is staring in the face of an affordability crisis in residential real estate, people are looking further out from the city center to get great value. One place where you can find great affordable options without giving up quality or desirable school is Irish Downs in Clover, South Carolina. This highly sought after neighborhood has homes under $200,000 and feeds to award winning Clover schools all just over 30 miles from Uptown Charlotte.

Homes in Irish Downs were built between 2003 and 2018. Most homes have between 3 and 4 bedrooms and 2 to 2.5 bathrooms in 1,600 to 3,100 square feet of living space. These homes contain features such as large kitchens, fireplaces, flex-spaces, lofts, garden tubs and much more.

Irish Downs is in a great location, just about a mile to the Northwest of the main intersection in Clover. This means that residents are close to community events, shopping, dining, entertainment, schools, and much more. Clover is a great family-friendly community with a population over 5,000, though that is sure to become larger as more people find out about this great area.

In the past year, homes in Irish Downs sold for between $148,000 and $221,000 with an average sale price of $185,613. There are currently two homes available in Irish Downs with another three under contract. Homes are desirable and sell quickly with some going under contract in less than a week.

If you would like to schedule a tour of homes in Irish Downs, give us a call at 803-831-8588. You can view current listings and create custom searches on our website here.