Aug 26, 2019 - Real Estate

House hunting: What does $500k buy you in Charlotte right now?

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Looking to get into a new home before the holidays? Here are seven houses for sale right now in Charlotte’s top neighborhoods listed around $500,000.

Neighborhoods include Madison Park, Sedgefield, Myers Park/Freedom Park, Dilworth, South End, Sherwood Forest and Elizabeth.

5109 Wedgewood Drive – $469,900

White brick ranch with basement

Why we love it: With brand new paint, flooring, upgraded kitchen, baths, fireplace and more, this home has all the updates you’re looking for — in an ideal location. The neutral finishes are the perfect blank slate for you to accessorize with your own personal flare.

  • Neighborhood: Madison Park
  • Realtor: Jason Lawson at Southern Home Group LLC
  • Specs: 4 bed, 2 bath, 2,264 square feet

1201 Fordham Road – $499,900

5109 Wedgewood Drive exterior
5109 Wedgewood Drive living + dining room

Brand new four-bed

Why we love it: From the sprawling front porch and open floor plan to the modern kitchen and beautiful spa-like bathrooms, every space in this home enviable.

  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Realtor: Steve Stawick at Red Cedar Realty LLC
  • Specs: 4 bed, 3 bath, 2,580 square feet

5154 Lincrest Place – $515,000

1201 Fordham Road exterior
1201 Fordham Road kitchen

Spacious charming ranch

Why we love it: This charming ranch, which sits on more than half an acre, has a layout great for entertaining. It’s a move-in ready home with tons of beautiful details, but there’s also room for cosmetic upgrades to add personal flare. I love it.

  • Neighborhood: Sherwood Forest
  • Realtor: Anne Spencerat HM Properties
  • Specs: 3 bed, 2 bath, 2,005 square feet

700 Oakland Ave. – $529,500

5154 Lincrest Place exterior
5154 Lincrest Place living room

Quaint cottage with curb appeal

Why we love it: This sweet cottage has an idyllic white picket fence yard, charming architectural details and beautiful flooring. It’s less than a 10-minute walk to Plaza Midwood hot spots like Soul Gastrolounge, Snooze, Two Scoops and more.

  • Neighborhood: Elizabeth
  • Realtor: Eric Layne at Helen Adams Realty
  • Specs: 4 bed, 2 bath, 1,842 square feet

1020 Habersham Drive — $545,000

700 Oakland Ave exterior
700 Oakland Ave living room

Remodeled three-bed with rocking chair front porch

Why we love it: This craftsman has been beautifully renovated and is the perfect blank canvas with light and bright colored walls and flooring. You’ll love the giant master and fenced-in backyard, too.

2919 Park Road – $546,500

1020 Habersham Drive
1020 Habersham Drive living

Updated 1940s cottage near Freedom Park

Why we love it: This 1940s four-bed is the perfect blend of classic charm and modern design. Highlights include a wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors and  a spacious master suite with a clawfoot tub and walk-in closet.

  • Neighborhood: Myers Park/Freedom Park
  • Realtor: Don Anthony at Don Anthony Realty, LLC
  • Specs: 4 bed, 3 bath, 2,417 square feet

509 E. Tremont Ave. $549,900

2919 Park Road exterior
2919 Park Road dining room

Sunny bungalow on idyllic street

Why we love it: Tons of big windows and light colored walls make the interior of this yellow bungalow bright and light. The location on Tremont can’t be beat — it’s on a row of equally adorable homes walking distance from East and South boulevards.

  • Neighborhood: Dilworth
  • Realtor: Leslie Dale at RE/MAX Executive
  • Specs: 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,626 square feet

All photos from their respective online listings. Have an open house coming up? Submit here. Know of an interesting or unusual home listing in the Charlotte region? Tips/Scoops: [email protected]. Related Agenda real estate guides: Best custom home builders in Charlotte, Best architects in Charlotte, and Best interior designers in Charlotte.

509 E. Tremont exterior
509 E. Tremont fireplace
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