Stephanie Therrell of Savvy + Co. Real Estate has an important newsflash for home buyers: Charlotte is a fantastic place to live, but don’t overlook communities around the Queen City. Places like Indian Land, Fort Mill and Weddington/Waxhaw offer affordability, a fantastic quality of life and a great place to call home. “Clients love the larger lot sizes they can find in surrounding areas,” says Stephanie. “It’s hard to find a one-acre wooded lot close to Uptown.”  Stephanie gave us the scoop on some of the hottest communities in these areas and why you might want to call them home.

Indian Land

Community: Walnut Creek
Price range: Upper $200’s to $400’s
Builders: Eastwood Homes, Bonterra Builders, D. R. Horton, Lennar and M/I Homes
Amenities: Clubhouse, junior olympic sized pool, splash zone, playground and fitness center. A large sports complex is adjacent to the neighborhood with over 60 acres of athletic fields and a large covered picnic pavilion.
Average sales price in Indian Land for a four bedroom home: $321,000

Fort Mill

Community: Masons Bend
Price range: Upper $300’s to the $700’s
Builders: Saussy Burbank, Fielding Homes and The Cunnane Group
Amenities: Fitness center, clubhouse, playground, picnic area and two pools. Walking trails also run along the Catawba River. This active community brings everyone together for social gatherings and outdoor activities in pocket parks and green space.
Average sales price in Fort Mill for a four bedroom home: $376,000


Community: The Falls at Weddington
Price range: Mid $500s to $800s
Builders: Toll Brothers, Meritage and Taylor Morrison
Amenities: The amenity center overlooks a four-acre pond and includes a clubhouse, fitness center, walking trails, pool and playground. These homes are close to Charlotte and only four miles from the Providence Rd./I-485 interchange.
Average sales price in the Weddington/Waxhaw area: $507,000

Stephanie is the new home community queen. Her idea of fun is previewing great neighborhoods and helping clients find the perfect place to call home. Want to know more about these new homes and communities and what amenities you are going to fall in love with?  Contact her.