Neighborhood Spotlight: Lake Forest

If you are looking for a fantastic home with access to Lake Wylie and top rated Clover schools, check out Lake Forest. This amazing community has it all and a convenient location as well.

To get there from Charlotte, you can take Charlotte Highway all the way, or you can connect with I-485 or over to I-77. Carowinds Amusement Park is close by as well as Rivergate for shopping and dining. An Uptown commute will take around 30 minutes as will a trip to Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Residents have access to a community boat launch suitable for canoes and kayaks. There are also many marinas nearby and public boat launches  available for use. Other amenities include a playground, recreation area and street lights.

Homes in Lake Forest were built between 2007 and 2014. Many of the homes are grand in scale with sizes ranging from 2,100 square feet to over 5,000 square feet. Lots are typically between a fifth and a third of an acre with some lots being much bigger. Many of the homes have outdoor living spaces including saltwater pools, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, decks, patios and sports courts.

Most of the homes in Lake Forest have three to five bedrooms and two and a half to four and a half bathrooms. Many homes have home offices, butlers pantries, mudrooms and many more builder features and upgraded features.

Lake Forest is currently zoned for top rated schools making the area even more desirable. Children attend Crowders Creek Elementary School, Oakridge Middle School, and Clover High School. Please verify school assignments as they can change from one school year to the next and zoning boundaries can cut through a neighborhood.

In the past year, homes in Lake Forest have sold for an average of $301,643 with $265,000 being the low and $330,000 being the high. There are currently 4 homes on the market which represents a 6.9 month supply of homes. This is in comparison to the 5.5 month supply for all of Lake Wylie. This means that the market is pretty balanced between buyers and sellers in Lake Forest at this time.

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