Located within the beautiful and booming city of Charlotte is the Chantilly neighborhood. This community is located between Elizabeth and Plaza-Midwood. Established in 1913, many homes were constructed during the 1940s, and still have the older home character today. Additional streets were added to this neighborhood in the 1950s. Chantilly is known for its art galleries, restaurants, and unique stores. In addition, residents here enjoy the seven-acre Chantilly Park.
Chantilly is peppered with many beautiful and old oak trees, making for a colorful fall and a green city in the spring. Most residents in Chantilly are between the ages of 25 and 45. Married residents make up 42 percent of the population, compared with 38 percent of Charlotte residents. Chantilly is an attractive area for families to live with its parks and the events put on by the Chantilly Neighborhood Association, such as the spring fling of the Halloween Parade and pizza party.
Many residents here were also attracted by the historic homes of Chantilly, many of them bungalow or craftsman style homes that have recently been updated. Wood floors, 2-car garages, and fireplaces are common in homes within Chantilly. Most homes in this quant and unique neighborhood were built after WWII and were simply 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom houses. Since then many new houses have been built, the Chantilly neighborhood has extended out, some houses have been torn down, and others have had some wonderful updates. Chantilly offers the perfect combination of old and new, as well as close proximity to other popular areas of Charlotte.
Chantilly Real Estate
The current average list price for a home in Chantilly is $355k, up nearly 1 percent for the past month. In comparison, for all of Charlotte, the average listing price is currently $290k. The median sales price for homes in this neighborhood are $269k, with an average price per square foot at $286, an increase of nearly 16 percent in a year.
Students within the Chantilly neighborhood attend school in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg District or the Metrolina Scholars Academy. These schools are performing better than North Carolina schools in general.
With its historic homes, unique shops, and beautiful scenery, there is no wonder why Chantilly is a popular and growing Charlotte neighborhood.