The 2000 acre Ballantyne development is a trendy, upscale and popular area of Charlotte, located in South Charlotte and just minutes from Center City. A planned mixed-use development, Ballantyne is just north of the South Carolina border and offers an active lifestyle and bustling nightlife.
Ballantyne’s strategic location within the I-485 beltway makes it an easy commute to and from almost anywhere in the Charlotte area. High and mid-range houses, townhomes and apartments are the norm here, with plenty of commercial development as well, giving it a live/work/play feel.
What to do in Ballantyne, NC
Ballantyne boasts plenty of upscale shopping, the Ballantyne Country Club, Ballantyne Village YMCA , a 535-acre corporate park, and a resort the Ballantyne Resort hotel and spa, which has its own 180-hole daily-fee golf course. Ballantyne Village also offers upscale shops, restaurants and luxury condos, and nearby additional shops and restaurants can be found at Stonecrest and Blakeney.
How to get to Ballantyne, NC
Ballantyne is in what is considered South Charlotte outside of the 485-loop between Rea Rd. to the east and west of Pineville. From Uptown take the Johnston Road (521) exit south to the middle of Ballantyne.
Ballantyne, NC Parks and Recreation
McAlpine Creek Greenway – The McAlpine Creek Greenway is 462 acres of greenway with a 3 acre lake that allows for fishing. Scenic walking and biking trails are available, with easy access from the Ballantyne area.
Ballantyne Corporate Park – The Ballantyne Corporate Park sits in a beautiful setting with plenty of sitting areas and sidewalks, with plans to make the area more pedestrian and nature friendly.
Living in Ballantyne, NC
Ballantyne is part of Charlotte’s Area 5 real estate location, and the prices from homes in this area range from $150,000 to $1 million+.
Subdivisions in the Ballantyne area include:
Ballantyne Country Club
Kensington at Ballantyne
Ballantyne, NC Demographics
Statistics for Ballantyne, North Carolina per the census of 2007:
Population: 52,891 people, 20,394 households,
Population Makeup: 85.8% White, 5.5% African American, 5.5% Asian/ Pacific Islander
15,375 under the age of 17
20,085 from 18 to 44
14,376 from 45 to 64
3,059 who were 65 years of age or older
Household median income:$86,713