Ballantyne is an upscale area filled with fantastic retail shopping and amenities all while being conveniently located near the Queen City as well as the South Carolina border. In fact, in 2013 the 28277 zip code was one of the most frequently searched on Realtor.com for those looking for real estate. Situated on 2,000 acres, the planned mix use area blends work and play with a variety of commercial buildings as well as areas for leisure activities and nightlife.
The area has quickly become known as a hub for older millennials who have graduated from Charlotte’s apartment scene and who are now establishing families of their own. In fact, many of the schools located in the Ballantyne area are quite a draw for young families. Many of the educational establishments have been recognized as Honor Schools of Excellence by the state of North Carolina.
Ballantyne’s location within the I-485 Beltway has made homes within the area prime real estate as it provides easy access to most of the Charlotte area- especially perfect for those who need an easy commute to the Queen City.
The area also boasts a 535 acre corporate park. The master-planned business community, Ballantyne Corporate Park, does an excellent job “providing an established live, work, play and stay setting” while being “the definitive choice for more than 300 companies, including Fortune 500 and Fortune 700 Headquarters.”
Among the many attractive features of Ballantyne is the area’s fantastic dining and shopping. The Ballantyne Village boasts over 20 restaurants and cafes. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the village, visiting stores such as the fabulous Cheeky Bean boutique to fine jewelers such as Abraham Joseph. Needing to take care of yourself? The Ballantyne Village hosts everything from a European wax center to a chiropractic office.
Ballantyne offers a wide range of housing accommodations from town homes to large estates. If you are looking for country club living look no farther than the Ballantyne Country Club or Piper Glen.
Popular neighborhoods in the area include traditional homes in Kensington and Bexley.
Are you looking for a home in the Ballantyne area? Contact me today at 704-560-1340… Savvy and Company loves the area so much we even have a Ballantyne office.