Located just over the Mecklenberg/Union County line you will find the quaint town of Weddington. Here you will find a good mix of neighborhoods with larger wooded lots, a variety of gated communities, horse pastures, charming farms and sunflower fields.
While Weddington is not in heart of it all, it doesn't feel that way at all. There are a big variety of restaurants, a farmer's market, parks and shopping options just minutes away. It is about 5-10 minutes to Waverly, 30 minutes from SouthPark, 35 minutes from Uptown and 15 minutes to Ballantyne.
Insider Tip: If you happen to be interested in living in the Weddington area, you may want to make note that some of the properties in the township of Weddington have addresses for Matthews, Wesley Chapel and even part of Waxhaw.
Greek | Greco Fresh Grille
Best Bites | Peasant salad with a side of lemon oregano fries
6400 Monroe-Weddington Road | Wesley Chapel, NC | 704.839.0344
Latin | Sabor Latin Street Grill
Best Bites | Nachos Especial
Goldee's Must Order | Elotes loco
5945 Weddington Monroe Road | Matthews, NC | 704.774.1083
American | Saveeda
Best Bites | Roasted beet salad with salmon
Signature Drink | Weddington mule or a glass of wine
5922 Weddington Road | Wesley Chapel, NC | 704.843.2420
Italian | Brooklyn Pizza
Best Bites | Eggplant marinara pie & venetian salad
6400 Weddington Monroe Road | Wesley Chapel, NC | 704.821.0974
Bagels | Poppyseed Bagels
Best Bites | Cobb bagel sandwich or turkey club
13645 Providence Road | Weddington, NC | 704.246.8080
Some of the areas hottest neighborhoods, according to the Charlotte's Finest Team:
Aero Plantation There is nothing quite like Aero Plantation! You feel almost like you have been transported to some remote lakefront location. With approximately 425 acres of land this is quite a large neighborhood. 38 acres of the neighborhood are made up of lakes. You will see neighbors canoeing, boating & enjoying a variety of water activities. One of the most unique features is the 2,400 foot paved, lighted aircraft runway & hanger for residents use. Homes in this neighborhood range from about $700,000 to $1,700,000. You will find some newer homes sprinkled throughout the neighborhood, as well as, some really fun modern 1960's, unique 1970's and even some more mountain retreat feeling 1980's homes. There is something for everyone!
Chatelaine As you enter the gates of Chatelaine, the European inspiration will leave a memorable impression. The stately homes are nestled among the natural beauty of the ponds, creeks and waterfalls. Gas lanterns line the streets and add a glow to this lovely neighborhood. Homes in this neighborhood range from $700,000 - $1,400,000.
Brookhaven This highly sough after neighborhood offers a variety of housing options from the luxurious homes found in the Brookhaven Preserve to craftsman style homes found in the Village. One of the biggest draws tends to be the amenities and social activities of the neighborhood. Relax poolside, enjoy the slide & lazy river, rent out the clubhouse for a private party, play tennis, walk the trails...there is plenty to do. The social committee plans a variety of events throughout the year in the clubhouse including Santa visit, movie nights, pool parties and more. Homes range from $500,000 - $1,000,000.
Highgate As you enter Highgate, you will notice the meticulous landscaping that surround the expansive custom homes. The variety of architectural styles give this neighborhood a distinct and unforgettable aesthetic. While many of the homes have a European vibe you can find several with a low country charm, some contemporary and others will a very Floridian feel. Most of the homes in the neighborhood boost lovely backyards with pools, pool houses and outdoor conveniences. While you can occasionally find a home under $1,000,000, most of these luxury homes start at a million - $2,250,000
Lake Providence If you are looking for a peaceful neighborhood to call home, that is exactly what you will find in Lake Providence. Most of the home reside on over an acre of land with mature landscaping & slightly tucked back on the lot. Many of the homes on the northern side are lakeside or have views of the water. Homes in this lovely neighborhood are currently listing for about $500,000 to $900,000.