House hunting? Here’s what $400k buys you, from Uptown to the suburbs

House hunting? Here’s what $400k buys you, from Uptown to the suburbs
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6 picks for what a $400,000 house budget is buying (and selling) across the Charlotte region.


127 Tryon Street #412, Charlotte, NC, 28202

  • Neighborhood: Charlotte, Uptown — Center City
  • Specs: 2 beds, 2 full baths, 1,508 sq. ft.
  • Sale: Listed at $399,000. Matt Stone with Conrad Klein Real Estate has the listing, (704) 419-8068.
  • Item we love: In a sea of brand-new construction, this condo’s location in the historic former Ivey’s department store building earns it an extra notice. And if you really want to feel like you’re in a department store, head over to the master bedroom. The closet is two stories, connected by a cool internal staircase.
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Matt Stone with Conrad Klein Real Estate has the listing, (704) 419-8068.

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9707 Grasmere Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28270

  • Neighborhood: Charlotte – Linden Oaks Subdivision
  • Specs: 4 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,890 sq. ft.
  • Sale: Listed at $400,000. Sami MacDonald with Savvy + Co has the listing.
  • Items we love: If houses can have a personality, the cozy scale of the rooms, screened porch and the red trim give this home a friendly feel.
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From listing, “Open concept w/ hardwoods. Peaceful outdoor living w/ screened porch overlooking natural, private yard perfect for watching a game. Master Bedroom w/ large renovated bathroom & WIC. 3 bedrooms upstairs & bonus rm for teens, man cave, workout space.”


144 Huntington Lane, Mooresville, NC, 28177

  • City: Mooresville
  • Specs: 3 beds, 3.5 baths, 3,049 sq. ft., lake access
  • Sale: Listed at $394,900. Ginny Barker of Keller Williams has the listing, 704-657-8881.
  • Items we love: The two-story wood and stone family room; view overlooking a cove and waterfront access
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Ginny Barker of Keller Williams has the listing, 704-657-8881

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From listing, “Features include a totally renovated kitchen, magnificent stone fireplace, wide plank pine floors, screened in porch, main floor master with luxurious shower, basement recreation room, basement workshop, fire pit and beautiful views of nature. You will love where you live in this small lake access community.”


2010 Dairy Farm Road, Concord, NC, 28025

  • City: Concord
  • Specs: 3 beds, 3.5 baths, 3,694 sq. ft., 4 acres
  • Sale: Listed at $400,000, this house is under contract. Beth Blevins of Southern Homes of the Carolinas has the listing, (980) 521-4000.
  • Items we love: Looks and feels like a retreat in the mountains – but it’s about 4 miles to downtown Concord
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Beth Blevins of Southern Homes of the Carolinas has the listing, (980) 521-4000

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From listing, “4 acre park like setting surrounded by forest is the perfect site for this 3700 sq ft home. 4th bedroom on main level. Styled as a comfortable mountain home getaway, this property feels like a cozy cabin yet comes with all the creature comforts and space for entertaining crowds.”


2945 McKee Road, Charlotte, NC, 28270

  • City: Charlotte address, Matthews on the map
  • Specs: 3 beds, 3.5 baths, 3,320 sq. ft., 1.13 acres
  • Sale: Listed at $399,900. Karen Fuller Parsons of Allen Tate has the listing.
  • Items we love: No HOA; outdoorsy, roomy and private — but right near 485.
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From listing, “Located in Matthews mins to shopping/restaurants! NO HOA. Amazing “Man Cave” in basement w/full bath. Custom Built on 1.13 acres.”


Wild card: 3000 Manor Road, Charlotte, NC, 28209

  • Neighborhood: Charlotte – Selwyn/Park Road Shopping Center
  • Specs: This 3 bed, 1 bath house from the 1940s is being sold as a teardown
  • Sale: Listed for $400,000. Rita Fleming-Johnson of Keller Williams has the listing.
  • Noticed for: How incredibly competitive is the market right around the shopping center these days? $400,000 for a teardown pretty much sums it up.

Real estate tips? If you know of any unusual, interesting or perfect properties for sale or rent, let me know, emily@charlotteagenda.com. Thanks!

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