Secret Retreat in Forest Cove

The best kept secret on Lake Wylie has to be Forest Cove. This enclave of homes has the perfect location, on the Lake, secluded, but close to everything you need. These homes don’t come on the market often so you have to be ready to snap one up.

Forest Cove is located just off Armstrong Road within walking distance to Harbortowne Marina & Ship Store and Seven Oaks Cafe. Just around the corner is Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens. Popular neighborhood McLean is just across Armstrong Road as well. This location is 30 minutes from Uptown Charlotte and 15 minutes to the Airport. Belmont is just a few minutes away for community events, shopping, dining, and more. The Carolina Thread Trails are nearby as well which will eventually network over 1,600 miles of trails and greenway.

Homes in Forest Cover were mainly built in the 1980’s, though many of the homes have been fully remodeled and modernized. Most of the homes have 3 or 4 bedrooms and 2.5 to 4 bathrooms. Some homes have fully wooded lots, and some have water frontage with private docks and boathouses. Many of the homes have basements for additional living space.

As for amenities, Forest Cove offers lake access, community boat slips & ramp, a beach in addition to volleyball court and picnic area. There is a playground for the kids and streetlights through the neighborhood.

Forest Cove is currently zoned for fantastic schools. Zoning has children attending New Hope Elementary School, Cramerton Middle School, and South Point High School. Please verify school assignments as zoning boundaries can run through neighborhoods.

If you look at sales for the past 12 months in Forest Cove, homes have been selling for an average price of $470,375 and typically sell in less than two months. Two of the homes sold in less than 10 days. This means that you have to be prepared to act fast to get in on this retreat of a neighborhood.

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