Find your personal retreat in Waxhaw's Champion Forest
May 26, 2016
The Champion Forest community in the Waxhaw/Village of Wesley Chapel area of Union County has large homes on larger-than-average lots to offer peace and privacy just minutes away from the South Charlotte/Ballantyne area.
The neighborhood is located off Cuthbertson Road east of the intersection of New Town and Providence roads.
Though set amid rural wooded areas and pastures, Champion Forest is only 5 miles from downtown Waxhaw and Weddington, each with their small-town feel and host of convenient amenities and restaurants.
For a more abundant shopping and dining experience, South Charlotte is only 7.5 miles north on Providence Road to Ardrey Kell Road, where there is also I-485 access near Ballantyne Commons Parkway.
For Uptown commuters, it is approximately 21 miles to Center City. At rush hour, the drive could take an hour or more via Providence Road. Charlotte Douglas airport is about 31 miles away via I-485.
Champion Forest offers residents a pool, cabana and playground. The Wesley Chapel YMCA is 3.5 miles from home for even more family-friendly activities and fitness. Weddington Optimist Park is adjacent to the YMCA and has a variety of athletic fields for team activities. You're also in horse-centric area, so there is no shortage of nearby barns for boarding a horse or taking riding lessons!
Approximately 150 homes make up Champion Forest, which was established in the early 2000s. The homes are typically 3,000 square feet and larger on lots of at least one-half acre.
A total of 9 homes sold in Champion Forest during the last 12 months for an average price of $466,167 and approximately $116 per square foot.
Sales prices for the same period ranged from $340,000 to $650,000 with sales averaging about 97% of list price.
The neighborhood is currently zoned for New Town Elementary School and Cuthbertson Middle and High schools. New Town is about 2 miles away, and the middle and high schools are just across Cuthbertson Road from Champion Forest.