These communities are within 30 minutes to Charlotte, NC. From minutes to one hour to Lake Norman. Most start from mid-$200's.
Name Starting Location Type Design Size
Cresswind Charlotte mid-$200's Charlotte Single Craftsman Coming
Encore at Eden Hall Upper$300's Matthews Towns Craftsman Large
Amber Meadows Upper$400's Marvin Single Ranch Large
Lake Walk - Legends Coming Mooresville Ranch Traditional M-L
Regency at Palisades $300's Charlotte Single LuxRanch Large
Chateau East $200's Charlotte Single Ranch M-L
FEATURE: Resort community near downtown Charlotte
CONTACT: 8913 Silver Springs Court - 888-476-3017
By Kolter Homes. Sign up for VIP List - Join the VIP List now. Resort community - Craftsman-styled homes from mid-$200's (verify) - Adjacent to Larkhaven Golf Club - miles of walking trails. - 888-476-3017
FEATURE: Luxury ranch designs near downtown Charlotte
CONTACT: 13410 Canterbury Castle Dr., Charlotte - 877-205-0259
By Lennar - 1-story ranches and lofted ranches. Near shopping and restaurants. From low $200's.
FEATURE: In Palisades master community on Lake Wylie
CONTACT: 15110 High Bluff Court, Charlotte - 704-504-3939 - Open Daily
Resort amenities of clubhouse, golf, tennis and more. Starting low-$300's. Large 2 and 3-bedroom single homes.
CONTACT: 12910 Dorman Rd., Pineville, NC - 704-944-9265
Medium sized single-family homes with amenities and services. Start $240's. Sophisticated cottage-styled. You can customize . 96 lots almost sold out. Optional services available. Clubhouse, pool and more. 15 miles south of Charlotte.
LOCATION: Fort Mill, SC on border of NC
FEATURE: On border between NC and SC
CONTACT: 1277 Carolina Orchards Dr., Fort Mill, SC - 866-214-9125 - Open Daily
2-bedroom small to large homes and yes! in the 11 designs there is a small floor plan that so many are interested in, but hurry because these go first. Golf courses in area. Prices start in mid-$200's. Low South Carolina taxes (verify)ClubhousePoolRecreation including pickle ball, tennis and more.
FEATURE: Large 1- and 2-Story Townhomes; age-targeted
CONTACT: 601 Marion Dr. - 704-972-4254
By David Weekley Homes - Matthews, NC - spacious town homes with downstairs retreats - near downtown and Matthews Trail - 30 minutes to Charlotte and one hour to Lake Norman - From the $398's - Now selling. Not restricted but is 55+ age-targeted.
FEATURE: Large homes
CONTACT: 958 Meadow Vista Dr. - 866-210-7861
Near recreation and shopping. By Pulte. Large 2-4 bedrooms start upper $400's. 22 miles south of Charlotte.
LOCATION: Huntersville (14 miles to Charlotte)
FEATURE: Villa homes for sale or lease
CONTACT: 15504 Sullivan Glen Way, Huntersville - 704-947-7635
This villa rental and purchase community now has 2 and 3-beroom cottages with single garage for sale priced in very low $200's. New homes for sale are nearly sold out. Rental villas are separate.
FEATURE: Brick and stone homes
CONTACT: Ph: 704-905-7203 - 5483 Hickory Grove Rd.
23 miles to Charlotte - By Rudisill - Small country community of brick 3-bedroom villa homes priced starting in low $200's (verify). Now selling Phase II - Only a few lots remain for building your own. Adjacent to Creek Walk subdivision.
South of Charlotte:
FEATURE: Optional 2nd floor or walk-out lower level on select lots
CONTACT: 14617 Lawyers Rd., Stallings - 888-548-9062
Approx. 14 miles to Charlotte. By Epcon - Start upper $200's - 92 low maintenance ranch homes - clubhouse, pool, walking trails. Sign onto VIP list for updates.
FEATURE: Few miles to Lake Norman
CONTACT: 800-685-6494 - Call for appt. - 6844 Shoal Creek Dr.
Tour Center is open daily but they recommend to call first for appointment - active adult resort community by Shea Homes just north of sophisticated Charlotte in a woodsy locale. A few miles from Lake Norman for fishing, hiking and boating. Small to large homes starting $239's. (New floor plan released at $239,000 may not last long.)
FEATURE: Walk to Lake Norman
CONTACT: Ph: 888-300-5993 - 2461 Royal Anne Way, Denver - Open Daily
Near Charlotte, within walk distance to Lake Norman. Will have 200 2-bedroom single level homes (optional 2nd floor bonus room) with flexible floorplans, 2-car garages, sunrooms, 9' ceilings, some vaulted for a spacious feeling. Village Center, clubhouse, and more. Golf courses in area. Pricing starts mid-$200's (verify).
FEATURE: On Lake Norman
CONTACT: 277 Blue View Rd. - 800-798-0616 (Andrea)Join VIP List now.
Medium to spacious ranch homes - not priced yet. 38 miles to Charlotte.
FEATURE: Minutes to Lake Norman and short drive to Charlotte
CONTACT: 11909 Meetinghouse Way, Cornelius - 704-896-7016
Voted in top ten best affordable suburbs - 372 homes and 96 condominiums for 50+. Resort lifestyle with 2 pools, clubhouse and many activities. Recreation at Lake Norman includes fishing, sailing, rowing, water ski and more. Small to large homes from $269,900.
FEATURE: CCRC for 62+
CONTACT: 3442 Cypress Club Dr., Charlotte - 704-714-5500
Equity-based continuing care community for 62+ - cottages priced in $700's and villas in mid-rise elevator building starts mid-$200's for one-bedroom and 2-bedrooms high $300's including membership fee. Country club ambience. Two restaurants.
Feature: Independent Living apartments
Contact: 5512 Carmel Rd., Charlotte - 704-310-5479
By Holiday Retirement - Independent living senior apartments.
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