Charlotte’s upscale, affluent and popular Ballantyne area, is a master planned community that allows residents to live, work, and play without leaving the area. In the past 20 years, Ballantyne experienced meteoric growth, covering 2,000 acres in south Charlotte, centered around the 4.5-million square foot Ballantyne Corporate Park. Ballantyne is located along the southern-most border of Charlotte next to the North and South Carolina border. It’s often been referred to as a “city within a city” and can be described as a suburban area of Charlotte with an urban vibe. Ballantyne neighborhoods have been ranked by Niche.com as the #6 and #7 best places to raise a family in the Charlotte metro area.
Homes for Sale in Ballantyne
Ballantyne is home to multiple elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Schools in this area are known for their high quality, academic excellence, and diverse range of extracurricular activities.
Elementary schools in the area are Hawk Ridge Elementary School, Elon Park Elementary School, Ballantyne Elementary School, Polo Ridge Elementary School, McAlpine Elementary School, and Endhaven Elementary School.
Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte’s Ballantyne area has been ranked the #1 high school out of the top 20 Charlotte region high schools by Niche.com. The school received an A+ for its overall grade as well as for academics and college prep and was ranked 375 out of the 18,841 best public high schools in America, putting it in the top 2% of high schools nationwide. U.S. News & World Report also recently rated Ardrey Kell High School highly, ranking it #384 nationally and #15 in the State of North Carolina.
Niche.com also ranked Ardrey Kell High School #7 out of 501 public high schools in North Carolina for best college prep and #8 in state ranking out of 536 high schools surveyed.
Ballantyne residents have convenient access to Charlotte institutions of higher learning that include Queens University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Wake Forest University School of Business, Central Piedmont Community College, and ITT Technical Institute.
Recreation & Parks in Ballantyne
Ballantyne is dotted with parks and beautiful recreation areas. The Ballantyne District Park is a popular destination for all ages with its four lighted ball fields, soccer field, and picnic area. There are also many beautiful parks and public spaces located in and near Ballantyne Corporate Park like Crawford Pond, Cullman Park, Hawkins Pond, Dalton Green, Kid Pond, and Knotts Green. Many residents enjoy ramping up their fitness level at Fit Trail which is popular with walkers, joggers, and cyclists.
Ballantyne Area Country Clubs
Luxurious golf course communities abound in Ballantyne. Excellent country clubs in the Ballantyne area include:
- Ballantyne Country Club
- TPC Piper Glen
- Raintree Country Club
- Providence Country Club
- The Golf Club at Ballantyne
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Ballantyne, like the rest of Charlotte, enjoys a humid sub-tropical climate that’s characterized by four distinct seasons. Summers can be hot and steamy with an average high of 89 degrees. The average low in January, typically the coldest month of the winter season, is 31 degrees. With more than 215 days of sunshine each year and 44 inches of annual rainfall, Ballantyne is beloved for its pleasant climate and lovely scenery.
Ballantyne provides easy access to the Ballantyne Corporate Park, South Park, I-485, Matthews, Fort Mill, Charlotte-Douglas Airport, Indian Land (SC).
Ballantyne has all the shopping you could want, including two outdoor shopping centers (Blakeney and Stonecrest) which feature grocery shopping, high-end boutiques, spas, casual and fine dining restaurants, movie theatres, and more.
Carolina Place Mall and Carolinas Medical Center/Pineville are less than five miles away. Ballantyne Village, the world-class Ballantyne Resort & Spa, and the Ballantyne Golf Course are all also accessible within minutes. All the major medical practices in Charlotte maintain offices in Ballantyne. Also nearby are Trader Joe’s, Ballantyne Country Club, Piper Glen Club, and horseback riding facilities in neighboring Waxhaw.
Ballantyne Real Estate
The 28277 zip code, which includes Ballantyne, has consistently been one of the moved “moved-to” zip codes, not just in Charlotte area, but in the nation. Recent population statistics show that the 28277 area is home to approximately 64,394 residents. The growth in this zip code area is 50% faster than Charlotte’s metro area as a whole. It’s also said to be Charlotte’s wealthiest zip code.
Ballantyne features a diverse array of housing options. This affluent neighborhood is renowned for its luxury homes. Many of the neighborhood’s homes are located on large, beautifully landscaped lots. However, there are also plenty of town home and condo communities to choose from, as well as more modestly priced homes.
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