Top 10 Reasons to Live in Ballantyne, NC

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Top 10 Reasons to Live in Ballantyne, NC

Ballantyne is an affluent neighborhood just south of Charlotte, NC, established in 1995 when landowners Johnny Harris and Smoky Bissell began acquiring farmland from the area for the purpose of creating a new residential community, and named it Ballantyne in tribute to Bissell’s maternal grandmother.  Since then, in that short space of time, it has become one of the most sought-after neighborhoods to live in Charlotte, and continues to make room for more corporate businesses, retailers, and eateries, attracting North Carolina job seekers, entrepreneurs, and homebuyers every day.

If you are currently looking at homes for sale in Charlotte, here are the top 10 reasons why you should live in Ballantyne:

1. The Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge has been recognized for its excellence, earning several Four-Star Awards from Forbes, and has been named one of the top resorts in the U.S. by Starwood Preferred Guest Favorite Hotels & Resorts, Conde Nast Traveler, Orbitz, US News and World, and is the winner of numerous food competitions.

2. You can count on the charm of southern hospitality in Ballantyne from your neighbors. Plus, you can get to know them better at any of the social activities to attend available throughout the year.

3. Ballantyne homes for sale are as beautiful as they are spacious, starting in the $250’s.

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4. The Ballantyne public school system is one of the best public school systems in the Charlotte area, with Ballantyne Elementary ranked #15 out of other nearby public schools. And if you’re interested in private schools, the British International School of Charlotte provides a global education to its diverse group of students who represent as many as 16 nations from around the world.

5. As whole, Ballantyne is kept attractive, clean, and orderly everywhere you look – the perks of being a newer neighborhood.

6. There are lots of shopping opportunities! There’s Stonecrest Shopping Center, Blakeney Shopping Center, Ballantyne Village, Ballantyne Commons, to name a few.  Find what you’re looking for from this list of best shopping in Ballantyne.

7. Everything you need is conveniently located within the neighborhood. When you live in Ballantyne, you are only minutes from schools, medical facilities, restaurants, events, and shopping, with a low commute time to work – especially if you happen to work in Ballantyne Corporate Park.

8. There are family-friendly activities. Pick berries or pumpkins at Hall Family Farm, workout at the Morrison YMCA, watch a movie at Regal Cinemas Art House, explore Ballantyne District Park, play disc golf at Elon Park Recreation Center, or take golf lessons at the Dana Rader Golf School.

9. Ballantyne has a great economy. Some of the big corporate names housed in Ballantyne include MetLife, Babcock & Wilcox, Curtiss-Wright, and Lendingtree.

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10. The Ballantyne Country Club is a much sought-after private golf course, designed by notable golf course architect, Rees Jones. It features an 18 hole course, a 45,000 square feet clubhouse, a fitness facility and aquatics program, several tennis courts, a junior golf academy, and year-round events and activities for its members.

If you are moving to Ballantyne, don’t miss homes for sale in the popular Ballantyne Country Club, Ballantyne East, or The Point.  Let Showcase Realty lead you around the area.  Give us a call today at 704.997.3794 or you can send us a message here!

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