Ready to do some house hunting this weekend? Top open houses to visit


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Warm spring days call for mixing things up a bit. Why not take this weekend to explore some of the area’s best neighborhoods and check out cool digs in Elizabeth, Midwood, Country Club Heights, Ballantyne, Villa Heights and other fun locales.

The real estate experts at Savvy + Co. Real Estate know a thing or two about shaking things up. They know the market and the area, and how to help you find the next home sweet home. Roll down the windows, don’t forget your shades and start your adventure.

Like-new townhome with two-car garage in Elizabeth

Address: 708 Lamar Ave., Elizabeth
List Price: $484,900
Open House: Saturday, May 4, noon-2 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Jeff King
Open House Agent: Samara Brown
Description: A home like this is difficult to find! This amazing townhome is steps from Midwood’s dining and shopping scene and loaded with extras like hardwood floors, surround sound on the main level, a kitchen with shaker-style cabinets, stainless steel appliances, large island for entertaining and more. Enjoy outdoor time on the large deck and incredible rooftop terrace. There’s plenty of space for all your crew, with a separate lower-level guest suite and master retreat with custom closet. With the new gold line extension a block away, you will soon be able to travel to nearby Elizabeth and Uptown.

Sweet brick ranch in Country Club Heights

Address: 1926 Margate Ave., Country Club Heights
List Price: $290,000
Open House: Saturday, May 4, 1-3 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Lexie Longstreet
Open House Agent: Erum Faruqui
Description: ​Stylin’ kitchen and family room? Check. Private backyard? Check. Shady screen porch? Check. Party ready? Check. From the moment you step in, you’ll want to call this home. You’ll love the large formal living room with it’s big front window that fills the house with light, new bath and updated kitchen with new stainless appliances and gorgeous quartz countertops. The backyard is so private and features a cute little Koi pond and heirloom shrubs. Plus there is a cool carport – great for working on bikes or just hanging with the crew. Like this area? There’s another one listed below!

Four-bedroom, two-bathroom ranch home in Country Club Heights

Address: 2009 Sandhurst Drive, Country Club
List Price: $365,000
Open House: Saturday, May 4, 1-3 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Heather Claxton 
Open House Agent: Tiffany Hahne
Description: We like twofers, so keep the Country Club Heights fun going by stopping by this home! This home features a split floor plan with two living spaces, offering tons of room to spread out and enjoy your privacy. Other fabulous features include a huge master suite with walk-in closet, large secondary bedrooms, beautifully refinished hardwood floors, renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, vaulted ceilings and tons of natural light. The sunroom overlooks the private, flat backyard and paver patio! You will be the talk of the town at your next shindig, showing off your amazing entertaining space and serving the vegetables you curated from the Country Club Heights Community Garden.

Live steps from everything Ballantyne has to offer in this three-bedroom townhome

Address: 10634 Rogalla Drive, Ivy Ridge At Ballantyne
List Price: $425,000
Open House: Saturday, May 4, 1-3 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Heather Claxton
Open House Agent: Dalia Iskander
Description: This elegant brick townhome will have your heart at hello! Just pack your bags and go – this home is move-in ready with fresh paint, refinished floors, granite counter tops, beautiful molding and an open floor plan with soaring ceilings. The possibilities are endless, with a large finished basement with full bath and mud room, and several flex spaces for a workshop, play area, pool room, cave, hobby room or work area. Peaceful location within the community with a beautiful deck nestled in the privacy of mature trees. Plus, you are only steps from Ballantyne Village, with restaurants, shopping and entertainment! This one will go fast.

Enjoy low-maintenance living in this four-bedroom home in Baxter Village

Address: 3554 Richards Crossing, Baxter Village
List Price: $433,900
Open House: Saturday 2 – 4 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Kristen Shinault
Description: Updated four-bedroom, 3 1/2-bathroom home in popular Baxter Village in the Charlotte suburb of Fort Mill, SC.  Dual master bedrooms – one on main level and one upstairs. Brand new durable laminate wood flooring on the main floor, new carpet and paint throughout.  Amenity filled Baxter Village offers a community center with pools, several parks, a YMCA, public library, town center with shops, eateries and other services – all within close proximity to 1-77 and Charlotte

This Cotswold home has lots of ‘new’ and two master suites

Address: 1015 Bobby Lane, Cotswold
List Price: $450,000
Open House: Saturday, May 4, 1-3 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Les Harrell
Description: Welcome to your Cotswold dream home with high-end finishes and lots of updates, including NEW electrical wiring, NEW HVAC, NEW plumbing, NEW fixtures, NEW parking pad, NEW deck and more. The open floor plan includes a den with huge windows and an open kitchen with NEW stainless steel appliances. The upper level has two master suites with en suite bathrooms. The patio is connected to the deck by a slate sidewalk, making the outside space two levels. Tons of fun outdoor time is in your future.

Craftsman meets modern style in this spacious four-bedroom home

Address:1044 Drummond Ave., Villa Heights
List Price: $675,000
Open House: Sunday, May 5, 1-3 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Jennifer Monroe
OpenHouse Agent: Erum Faruqui & Amy Tritt
Description: It’s hard to know where to start with this fantastic home in hot Villa Heights. The beautiful open floor plan is filled with luxury amenities, including a spacious great room with soaring cathedral entry, dramatic lighting, stunning marble in-wall gas fireplace, site-finished oak hardwoods, 8-foot doors, large laundry space and an open kitchen with an island – just to name a few. Make a stop this weekend and experience home perfection.

Village Heights home with corner lot and two driveways

Address:1048 Drummond Ave., Villa Heights
List Price: $655,000
Open House: Sunday, May 5, 1-3 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Jennifer Monroe
Open House Agent: Erum Faruqui & Amy Tritt
Description: If you’ve dreamed of living in a swanky farmhouse with a modern, open floor plan, we say welcome home. The kitchen offers the perfect landing spot for friends and family at the island. You won’t mind cooking in (or ordering out) with stainless steel appliances, Samsung Smart Fridge, gas range, hood and in-cabinet microwave. A truly amazing home close to light rail, attractions and transportation.

Over 5,000 square feet in this stunning brick home in Waxhaw

Address: 821 Beauhaven Lane, Chatelaine
List Price: $789,000
Open House: Sunday, May 5, 2-4 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Shonn Ross
Open House Agent: Robbie Tickel
Description: This elegant home includes all the modern touches and quality architectural details you’ve been looking for. The light-filled kitchen opens to the keeping room with fireplace and casual dining. The two-story great room with fireplace and master lead to the rear veranda and terrace with fireplace. You’ll be ready to relax in the amazing master retreat with fireplace, spa bath and large walk-in closet. Head to the gorgeous staircase and second floor with three en suite bedrooms and bonus room. You are sure to be impressed!

Four-bedroom Matthews home offers lots of privacy

Address: 5013 Olde Stone Lane, Hunley Creek
List Price: $275,000
Open House: Sunday, May 5, 2-4 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Shannon Lynch
Description: If the two- and four-legged members of your family need some space, this is the home for you. Everyone can come together at the breakfast nook with plantation shutters. Chill at the end of the day in a true master suite with vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet and master bath with large soaking tub. On over 1/2 acre it’s like having your own personal private park. Spend time outdoors on the oversized patio and firepit and catch up with friends at the neighborhood pool, clubhouse, playground and tennis courts.

Live close to restaurants and entertainment in this home with fully-fenced yard

Address: 3312 Eastwood Drive, Shamrock Gardens
List Price: $310,000
Open House: Sunday, May 5, noon-2 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Matthew Means
Open House Agent: Samara Brown
Description: Come check out this beautifully-remodeled, turn key-ready home. Completely redone expanded master suite and bath with new modern dual vanities, walk-in shower and double closets. Large second bedroom allows for maximum light to shine through. Second full bath has also been completely renovated with new vanity and tile flooring. Check out the flex space off the living room that you can turn into your dream space. The best part? You can finally live the lifestyle you deserve with easy access to NoDa, Plaza, Central Avenue, Shamrock Park and the new Optimist Hall!

Become a homeowner this spring with townhomes starting under $250K

Address: Midwood Place at Commonwealth Park
List Price: Starting Under $250,000
Open House: Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 from 1-4 p.m.
Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent: Shonn Ross and Josh Starnes
Feeling lucky! Don’t wait till summer – make your homeownership dreams come true now with a two- bedroom, 2 1/2 bath end unit townhome for under $250,000. Plus, it’s so close to entertainment, parks and restaurants in the hot Midwood neighborhood. With a future trolley stop a half a block away, the convenience and desirability factor will only continue to rise. Visit models across the street at 1531 Briar Creek Road and see for yourself.

Special weekend events

Midwood Place

Midwood Place will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on both Saturday and Sunday (May 4 and 5) from 1-4 p.m. with complimentary beer and virgin margaritas, and FREE window blind upgrades for anyone that reserves a unit this weekend! Prices starting at $270K.

Project Open House

Check out “Project Open House” at the Deely & Laws office, located at 1449 S Church St. inside the Curated by Reaching Quiet showroom, Saturday, May 4 from 1-4 p.m. for an exclusive look at Charlotte’s hottest developments:

New home development update

Atlas Urban
Atlas Urban Homes is a community of 14 mid-century modern inspired, new single-family homes (with the convenience of maintenance-free townhomes!) located in the heart of NoDa. Low-maintenance yards, 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, two-car garages and private balconies. Starting At $579,000.

Urban Hive: West End:
Situated in the heart of historic Seversville and just minutes from Uptown, Urban Hive is buzzing with activity. Take a stroll to Blue Blaze Brewery, Savona Mill, the greenway, and the new west/east Lynx Gold Line. Live it up on your rooftop terrace and enjoy all that Charlotte’s West Side has to offer. Starting in the High $400’s.

Landis Court:
Experience the vibrant, active lifestyle of an enviable Plaza Midwood location. Landis Court is an enclave of six urban homes with fully-fenced, low-maintenance yards. Comfortably chic features include shiplap walls, quartz countertops, farmhouse sinks, and stunning finishes. Starting in the Mid $600’s.

Cotswold Springs:
Costwold Springs is a new condo community with high-end features such as 10’ ceilings, quartz countertops, Kronoswiss flooring and much more. Carefree living in Cotswold Springs offers the best of both worlds – charming neighborhood living with the allure of an urban lifestyle. Starting at $230,000.

New contemporary townhomes in the heart of the vibrant Belmont community. B-Spoke offers a contemporary aesthetic, indoor and outdoor living spread out over three floors, and a great floor plan including a bedroom suite on the ground floor – perfect for an Airbnb! Starting in the Mid $300’s

Happy house hunting, Cinco de Mayo and May the 4th be with you!

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