There are two areas south of Uptown Charlotte that come to mind when people think of great places to live and great shopping, dining and recreation – Ballantyne and SouthPark.

The SouthPark neighborhood of Pellyn Grove does not disappoint. Built up in the mid-1980s, Pellyn Grove has larger estate homes in a mature setting with overhanging trees and well-manicured lawns and gardens. pellyngrove

The neighborhood is located off Sharon View Road, just south of Carmel Road. It is just minutes from major roads, such as Carmel, Providence and Sardis roads.

From Pellyn Grove, it is less than 20 minutes to either Uptown or Ballantyne and about 10 minutes to the heart of SouthPark. Its central location and stately homes are tough to beat.

Carmel Road Neighborhood Park, McAlpine Creek Greenway and James Boyce Park are also nearby for enjoying the outdoors.

Pellyn Grove homes are larger in size, in excess of 3,000 square feet and are full brick or stucco construction. Homes have been lovingly maintained and many have been updated with more modern touches, new kitchens and baths since the 1980s

There are some 1-story ranch homes, however, most homes are 2 stories and many of the homes have pools.

A total of 5 homes sold in Pellyn Grove during the last 12 months for an average sales price of $821,102 and nearly $184 per square foot.

Pellyn Grove has approximately 5 months of inventory with 2 homes currently listed for sale as of Jan. 1. That is about 2 months more than Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, which each has 3 months of inventory as of Jan. 1.

Sales prices in the last year ranged from $625,000 to $1.15 million. The current homes listed for sale are priced at $865,000 and $885,000.

Pellyn Grove is currently zoned for Sharon Elementary School, Carmel Middle Schol and Myers Park High School. Carmel Middle is located right outside the neighborhood. Pellyn Grove is also close to private Charlotte Country Day School.