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Weddington homes have offered Charlotte residents an alternative to city life for many years even though the town was not incorporated until 1983. Weddington was incorporated to maintain its rural atmosphere…and to avoid probable annexation by Charlotte. That desire for the rural lifestyle was reinforced by requiring all Weddington home sites to be at least one acre in size.
In time the factors of close proximity to Charlotte and large lots… plus great schools and beautiful country side resulted in valuable property and expensive homes.
Weddington still has a rural flavor as one travels the country roads between subdivisions; however the Weddington homes within the subdivisions are anything but rural. The town boosts a collection of some of the region’s finest houses and communities…most built since 1990. Moreover, Weddington is said to have the highest per capital income in North Carolina.
Noteworthy subdivisions include Longview, Highgate, Stratford on Providence, Providence Downs, Somerset, Lake Providence, Rose Hill and Hadley Park. The prices for Weddington houses start about $300,000 and go to several million dollars.
Weddington real estate is almost all residential… only 27 acres of the towns total acreage of 11,044 is zoned commercial. And it is all located at the intersection of NC 16 and NC 84 – aptly called Town Center. Town Center consists of a few retail shops and medical & office buildings…plus Weddington Town Hall located in the historic Thomas Wrenn house, circa 1894. No other Weddington real estate gives a hint of being in a town.
NC 16 is the main artery for most of the traffic from Charlotte south to Waxhaw and beyond. NC 84 or Weddington Road is the major east-west road connecting a great deal of Weddington real estate. It continues through Wesley Chapel to Monroe, the Union County seat.
Weddington has almost 16 square miles of land and approximately 11,000 people for a very low population density. In traversing the town’s roads or studying a map, it is clear that the 1983 vision of the local leaders is being realized. There is a much vacant Weddington real estate that is likely to stay that way for a long time…if not forever.
Union County public schools are widely considered some of the best in the Charlotte area…and the Weddington schools are said to be at or near the top. The Weddington Cluster of elementary schools include Weddington Elementary, Antioch Elementary and Wesley Chapel Elementary. The Weddington elementary schools feed into Weddington Middle and then into Weddington High School.
In addition to the Union County public schools, there are several private schools in the Weddington area, including Weddington Christian Academy, Chesterbrook Academy and Arborbrook Christian Academy.
All Weddington home buyers with children in school are advised to conduct their own research into potential schools before buying a home. This should include a visit to the school(s), in addition an analysis of all available information. The NC School Report Card provides an excellent picture of a school’s ranking in the state and district.
I am proud to be a Realtor with the leading Weddington Realty and I would be delighted to share my in depth knowledge of the Weddington real estate market. Should you have any questions regarding the purchase or sale of your home in Weddington, call me anytime at 704-609-1528.
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Heavily wooded almost an acre lot. could be partial basement. open floor plan suggested with huge master on main with multi options for luxury bath...
Elegant brick & stone exterior with rocking chair front porch on a wooded homesite. private 1st floor guest suite. gourmet kitchen opens to great ...
Elegant brick home w/rocking chair front porch. spacious 1st floor owner's suite w/separate owner's retreat. owner's bath with separate vanities, ...
Beautiful grounds, 2.01 acres, great location for schools, shopping, and travel. this home is being sold "as is". come see this lovely estate .
Just reduced $40k! nestled on over 1 acre wooded lot the atkinson features 5bd/4.5 bth & over 3700hsf. the innovative master down floor plan maximi...
Beautiful custom home with brick front, located on a 1 acre wooded cul-de-sac lot in weddington. four bedrooms, bonus and four full baths. formal...
Nice home on large 2.53 acre corner lot with lots of privacy/ windows replaced approximately 2 years ago. roof was replaced 2-3 years ago. city wat...
Beautiful custom home in weddington.
Beautiful country setting, yet convenient to 485. foyer has hardwood staircase w/ custom iron handrail. two story great room w/ masonry fireplace,...
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