Updated: Oct 9, 2018
Ballantyne could easily be a synonym for suburban luxury. This affluent neighborhood made of beautiful homes, apartments, open shopping, and 18-hole golfing. Ballantyne is conveniently located less than 30 minutes from uptown Charlotte and less than 20 minutes from South Carolina. When thinking about work prospects, many Charlotte-based companies have large office spaces in this area. Anyone looking for beautiful landscaping and serenity would love Ballantyne. In 2017, the total Population of Ballantyne was 60,095. Additionally, the median age is 38, so Generation X has settled here nicely.
You aren’t really in Ballantyne if you haven’t hit the many places off Johnston Rd.
Some spots that we love:
Growlers USA- Locally owned with over 100 craft beers on tap! Grab the loaded tater tots or anything else off the expansive menu. Also, Growlers is great for entertaining friends and watching sports during the week.
Bradshaw Social House- Liveband, karaoke, trivia nights, beers, and food. Here, you can get incredible service and an enjoyable atmosphere on any day of the week.
The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge- This notable hotel is one reason many travelers visit Charlotte. Afternoon tea, spa treatments, and PGA golf makesthis a visit worthwhile for out of towners or a perfect stay-cation for locals.
Rise Biscuits and Donuts- This is one of the team's favorite breakfast spots. They have a red velvet donutswith creme filling and a bacon, egg and cheese biscuit that makes waking up early worth it.
Ballantyne has been active in creating new communities for the growing population full of options such as retailers, work spaces, restaurants, offices, and more. The developers of this area want to provide a cosmopolitan feel to this area.
Quality of Life
The Ballantyne area is perfect for those looking to build a family. Home to some of the best schools in the area and recreation like Ballantyne Village shopping center. For those looking for more traditional luxuries, Ballantyne offers the chance to recline near the small parks and ponds that dot the neighborhood, and the Ballantyne hotel gives you access to a public 18-hole golf course.
Median Home Sale Price: 330,000
Median Household Income:$97,658
Area Feel: Suburban