Hot Homes: 10 bungalows, craftsmans, and cottages for sale in Charlotte

Hot Homes: 10 bungalows, craftsmans, and cottages for sale in Charlotte
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This real estate roundup is proudly presented by The Redbud Group, creating great experiences. Here’s one of their favorite listings this week:

  • 409 S. South St.: $189,500
  • Neighborhood: Gastonia 
  • Realtor: Ebru Covgun at The Redbud Group
  • Features: Charming white exterior with colorful door, generous-sized rooms, brick fireplace, 10-foot ceilings, walking distance from downtown
  • Specs: 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,850 square feet

409 s south st front

409 s south st living room


We got the first feeling of fall this week, and now I can’t get images of cute cottages festooned with piles of pumpkins out of my head. Here are 10 charming bungalows, cottages, and craftsman-style homes.

2505 Elon St. — $275,000

Why we love it: This two-bed cottage has new flooring throughout, a cozy living room with a brick fireplace, charming arched doorways, remodeled bathrooms, and a wood back deck. 

  • Neighborhood: Enderly Park
  • Realtor: Burley Bardney at Bardney Realty LLC
  • Specs: 2 bed, 1 bath, 984 square feet
  • Notable features: New flooring, updated baths, wood back deck, charming entry, arched doorways, cozy living room

 2505 Elon St

2505 Elon St living

7418 Avonhurst Lane — $360,000

Why we love it: This bungalow-style four-bed has a great front porch, fenced-in yard, and updates throughout. I especially love the main bedroom which has added closet/storage space and an updated bath with a double vanity and separate tub and shower.

  • Neighborhood: Highland Creek
  • Realtor: Michelle Giolitti at NextHome At The Lake
  • Specs: 4 bed, 3.5 bath, 3,020 square feet
  • Notable features: Saussy Burbank built home, gracious owner’s suite, two-story great room, updated kitchen, fenced-in yard, curb appeal

7418 Avonhurst Ln

7418 Avonhurst Ln living room

1524 Shamrock Drive — $365,000

Why we love it: With its shingled green exterior, dark hardwoods throughout, spacious main bedroom, and updates throughout, there’s a lot to love about this adorable two-bed. The flat fenced-in yard is a manageable size and has a wood deck — both of which I can really appreciate.

  • Neighborhood: Midwood
  • Realtor: Sarah Singletary at The McDevitt Agency
  • Specs: 2 bed, 2 bath, 1,000 square feet
  • Notable features: Great yard, nice updates throughout, wood flooring, owner’s retreat with sitting area, open floorplan, patio right off the kitchen (great for entertaining)

1524 Shamrock Drive

1524 Shamrock Drive living

1524 Shamrock Drive bedroom

501 Seldon Drive — $384,995

Why we love it: If the wrap-around porch doesn’t win you over, the stylish upgrades inside will. This house has new flooring, paint, fixtures, and finishes. The kitchen and bathrooms steal the show with great cabinetry and tile.

  • Neighborhood: Smallwood
  • Realtor: Steven Morgan at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Paracle
  • Specs: 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,251 square feet
  • Notable features: Wrap-around porch, totally renovated, white kitchen with gold accents, chic bathrooms, bright interior

501 Seldon Dr

501 Seldon Dr living room 501 Seldon Dr kitchen

435 Summit Ave. — $375,000

Why we love it: If you want Uptown views in a neighborhood setting, this might be your dream house. If the front porch views don’t do it for you, perhaps the closet will — it’s kind of perfect, IMO.

  • Neighborhood: Biddleville
  • Realtor: Nick Sands at Yancey Realty LLC
  • Specs: 2 bed, 2 bath, 960 square feet
  • Notable features: Open concept, Uptown views, great fenced-in yard, charming curb appeal, thick moldings, excellent main bedroom closet

435 Summit Ave.

435 Summit Ave. view
435 Summit Ave. interior

443 Lorna St. — $425,000

Why we love it: This adorable bungalow has a gracious entry, custom kitchen cabinetry (that could be refreshed with paint and new pulls), and plenty of space for outdoor entertaining and a fire pit. 

  • Neighborhood: Chantilly
  • Realtor: Mark Munson at HM Properties
  • Specs: 3 bed, 1 bath, 1,014 square feet
  • Notable features: Fresh paint, hardwoods, two-care garage, large laundry area, outdoor entertaining space, cozy living room

443 Lorna St

443 Lorna St living room

443 Lorna St yard

1411 Ivey Drive — $750,000

Why we love it: Calling all craftsman lovers! This home has all the details that make a craftsman so magical, including thick moldings, coffered ceilings, fabulous cabinetry, and mountain house vibes.

  • Neighborhood: Plaza Midwood
  • Realtor: Genevieve Williams at Genevieve Williams Real Estate LLC
  • Specs: 4 bed, 3 bath, 2,667 square feet
  • Notable features: Curb appeal, craftsman design, thick moldings, coffered ceilings, mountain house vibes, nice backyard

1411 Ivey Dr

1411 Ivey Dr kitchen

1411 Ivey Dr livibng room

828 E. Worthington Ave. — $895,000

Why we love it: OK, this is my dream house. I love the expansive front porch, 10-foot ceilings, classic old-school charm, white kitchen, decently sized owner’s suite, and small yard with a paver patio.

  • Neighborhood: Dilworth
  • Realtor: Stephanie Cline at Belle Properties
  • Specs: 3 bed, 2 bath, 2,188 square feet
  • Notable features: Expansive front porch, 10-foot ceilings, classic old-school charm, white kitchen, decently sized owner’s suite, small yard with a paver patio

828 E Worthington Ave

828 E Worthington Ave porch

828 E Worthington Ave living room

828 E Worthington Ave kitchen

2517 Chesterfield Ave. — $1,090,000

Why we love it: Built in 2017, no detail was overlooked in this beauty. Some of the best spots in the house are kitchen (love the use of mixed metals with those pendants), the family room with built-ins surrounding the fireplace, and both of the owner’s suites (yes, there are two).

  • Neighborhood: Chantilly
  • Realtor: Whitney Parsons at Realty ONE Group Select
  • Specs: 5 bed, 4 bath, 3,567 square feet
  • Notable features: Built by Carolina Craftsman Builders, entertainers layout, gorgeous kitchen, family room with built-ins and fireplace, two owner’s suites, stunning all around, great yard

2517 Chesterfield Ave.

2517 Chesterfield Ave. kitchen

2517 Chesterfield Ave. living room

2517 Chesterfield Ave. yard

1805 Chatham Ave. — $1,150,000

Why we love it: This oversized craftsman bungalow, which is on .25 acres, has an open floorplan, fun fixtures and wallpaper, a modern, sleek kitchen, and cool architectural details throughout. You already know that paver patio is giving me heart eyes.

  • Neighborhood: Midwood
  • Realtor: Ken Riel at Nestlewood Realty, LLC
  • Specs: 4 bed, 3.5 bath, 3,767 square feet
  • Notable features: Wallpaper accent walls, craftsman build, quarter-acre lot, open layout, fun fixtures and lighting, modern kitchen

1805 Chatham Ave
1805 Chatham Ave kitchen

1805 Chatham Ave dining area

1805 Chatham Ave back

Which one is your favorite?

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All photos are  from their respective online listings. Know of an interesting or unusual home listing in the Charlotte region? Tips/Scoops: Related Agenda real estate guides: Best custom home builders in Charlotte, Best architects in Charlotte, and Best interior designers in Charlotte.

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