Seven amazing home backyard setups — just in time for the holiday


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The Carolinas are all about spending time outside, and what better time than the Fourth of July holiday to show off a relaxing entertainment hot spot under the trees? From Midtown, to Providence Road, Wynfield to Tega Cay, these seven backyard set ups conjure images of barbecues, splashing in the pool, letting the dogs and kids run around and ending the night with friends and fireworks.

The knowledgeable agents at Savvy + Co. Real Estate are ready to make the outdoors your favorite room in the house. The only problem might be getting the guests to head home. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Resort-inspired pool with cabana on $3 million French Country estate

Address: 1401 Meadowood Lane
Subdivision: Brookhaven Estates
Price: $3,000,000
Listing Agent: Lexie Longstreet
Description: If you’ve been dreaming of French Country living in the heart of Charlotte — and really, who hasn’t? — you need to take a look at this jaw dropper of a manor located on nearly two acres and listed by Lexie Longstreet of Savvy + Co. Real Estate for $3 million.

“Based on the sheer size alone it might get heads turning! With over 11,000 square feet of living space PLUS a heated and cooled four car garage,” says Lexie Longstreet of Savvy + Co. Real Estate, “it’s hard to find a bigger house. BUT it’s still comfortable for casual living. There isn’t any wasted space.”

Enjoy the festivities in the pool, hot tub or under an umbrella at this fab home

Address: 6720 Larrisa Court
Subdivision: Green Park
Price: $1,100,000
Listing Agent: Beverley Fasth
Description: It’s hot, hot, hot — and this home located off Providence Road in a private neighborhood gives you and your guests tons of ways to cool off and soak up the sun all day. Take a dip in the pool, spend time in the hot-tub or watch the festivities under an umbrella on a deck with an amazing view. Which will be your favorite? Plus the HOA manages the lawn and yard, so you can enjoy all the oohs and ahhhs without the work. Perfection!

Warm weather holidays were made for screened porches like this one

Address: 661 Zinnia Way
Subdivision: The Manors at Lake Ridge
Price: $725,000
Listing Agent: Dana P. Burleson
Description: What’s the best invention since fireworks and peach pie? The screen porch. This beauty in Tega Cay keeps the bugs out and the cool times going. Plus, with a fireplace, you can entertain outdoors all season long. You’ll find even more space for friends and family in the finished basement with a HUGE recreation room that includes surround sound, outdoor speakers, generous patio, fenced yard, landscape lighting and in-ground irrigation.

Get your party on with this HUGE, private backyard on over 1/3 of an acre

Address: 1622 Chatham Ave.
Subdivision: Midwood
Price: $509,000
Listing Agent: Dana P. Burleson
Description: Do you need more space for lawn games? Are you dreaming of a multi-team, epic cornhole tournament? This is the backyard you’ve been dreaming of. On 1/3-of-an-acre, it is your private party spot for whatever you have in mind with plenty of room to do it. When the good times are ready to roll out, step outside your front door and take a quick walk to Krazy Fish, Resident Culture Brewery, Pure Pizza and more of what Midwood has to offer for restaurants, shops and entertainment!

Ramp up your outdoor deck game and opportunity for additional income

Address: 3623 Country Club Drive
Subdivision: Country Club Heights
Price: $424,000
Listing Agent: Lexie Longstreet
Description: When you enter this adorable three-bedroom, three-bathroom renovated ranch in hot Country Club Heights smack dab between Midwood and NoDa, you’ll know exactly where to find the fun — outside on the large party deck overlooking the beautiful yard. This spot was made for barbecues and good times! Need some extra cash to fund all those awesome get togethers? This home has a separate entrance downstairs — perfect for roommates, AirBNB, or an in-law suite. This is the perfect opportunity to own a home and make income at the same time!

Enjoy a walk on nearby walking trails then cool down on the screen porch with pet door

Address: 8610 Taybrook Drive
Subdivision: Wynfield
Price: $330,000
Listing Agent: Lynn Johnson
Description: Living in this desirable home in a beautiful cul-de-sac neighborhood means you can tackle the walking trails anytime! After you’ve experience some nature zen, come home to your backyard with a huge deck for entertaining, with wiring and bracing added to part of the deck to support a hot tub in your private backyard. PLUS, there is a great screened porch complete with a pet door for your best friend, which means you can spend more time curled up with a book and less time letting the pets in, letting the pets out, letting the pets in….

End unit townhome with pet-approved outdoor space close to local hotspots

Address: 1505 Briar Creek Road #13A
Subdivision: Midwood Place at Commonwealth Park
Price: $265,000
Listing Agent: Shonn Ross and Josh Starnes
Description: Calling all pet owners! Midwood Place at Commonwealth Park is the place you will love spending time with your two- and four-legged friends. Welcome guests on your covered front porch, then sip a cool one and let the pooches play in the ample fenced yards. When you need a change of scenery, it’s a quick walk to popular neighborhood eateries, parks, the greenway, future trolley line and one of Charlotte’s most sought-after hotspots — Midwood!

If you want to take your outdoor game to the next level, contact Savvy + Co. Real Estate. From intimate backyard settings to lawns large enough for the neighborhood soccer game, they can help.

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