Spotlight on Ashbrook: A perfect neighborhood to plant roots

 In Charlotte Neighborhoods, Charlotte Real Estate

Tired of a long commute and want to live minutes from Uptown, LYNX light rail and the bustling South Boulevard corridor? The sought-after Ashbrook neighborhood might be just what you need to make your in-town dreams come true!

Not only does Ashbrook put you closer to the action, but it is also rated for some of Charlotte’s top schools!

Ashbrook is just across Park Road at Park Road Shopping Center and is bordered roughly by Marsh Road at Sedgefield Elementary and Park, E. Woodlawn and Scaleybark roads.

Brick ranches and Cape Cods make up the majority of older homes in Ashbrook, which is nestled between the popular Sedgefield and Madison Park neighborhoods.

The best of what Charlotte has to offer is less than 10 minutes from Ashbrook. The upscale shopping and dining of SouthPark and Uptown are only 4 miles away. The popular bars and restaurants along Montford Drive are just outside the neighborhood!

When you are tired of the shopping and nearby hustle and bustle, there are plenty of parks and green space in the nearby Myers Park and Dilworth areas. Popular Freedom Park and E.B. Moore Park both are very close to Ashbrook.

This brick ranch in Ashbrook sold in March for $442,500, 2% above list price!

Most of Ashbrook’s homes were built mainly in the 1950s and 1960s, with some newer construction, 2-story and split-level homes mixed into the neighborhood. Many homes have undergone some level of updating or renovating, adding modern touches and charm to the neighborhood. Home sizes can range from less than 1,500 square feet to more than 3,000 square feet.

Home prices in Ashbrook have steadily climbed over the last decade as professionals and young families looked for more affordable housing on the outskirts of Center City.

In the last year, sales prices in Ashbrook ranged from $350,000 to $820,000. The average sales price of a home in Ashbrook was approximately $463,000 for the 12 homes that sold during the last 12-month period.

As of Sept. 18, there are 5 homes listed for sale in Ashbrook, with list prices ranging from $394,000 to $735,000.

Got kids or planning a family? Ashbrook is zoned currently for some of the city’s top schools – Selwyn Elementary, Alexander Graham Middle and Myers Park High schools!

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