Luxury in a great location: Kensington at Ballantyne
June 5, 2016
The luxury residential neighborhood of Kensington at Ballantyne is right in the heart of Ballantyne near great shopping, restaurants and South Charlotte schools.
Kensington is located off Ballantyne Commons Parkway just east of the intersection at Community House Road near Johnston Road (Highway 521).
The location is perfect for an active family that wants lot of places to go and things to see! There is shopping, dining and spas at Stonecrest, Blakeney and Ballantyne Village, all of which are less than 5 minutes away from Kensington.
The nearby Morrison Family YMCA and Ballantyne Village YMCA offer a host of family-friendly fitness and social activities. The Mcalpine Creek Trail is also nearby and has trails for walking, biking or running. Big Rock Nature Preserve across the street in Thornhill is great place to explore that is closer to home.
For a game of golf or country club membership, there is the Ballantyne Country Club and the Golf Club at Ballantyne just a mile away from Kensington.
Kensington is also close to the interstate and major throughways for moving around town. I-485 access is only 1.5 miles from Kensington. Johnston, Rea and Providence roads are all just a few minutes away from Kensington and can get you across town without having to access the interstate.
Pineville-Matthews Road (Highway 51) and the Carolina Place Mall are only 6 miles north of Kensington. A commute to the SouthPark area is about 9 miles away, and Uptown is approximately 14 to 18 miles depending on the route.
The custom-built homes in Kensington were built in the late 1990s by numerous area builders such as Harrington, Dowd and Dwight Hunter Homes.
Homes in Kensington are on the larger size - 3,000 square feet and up - on lots of up to one-half an acre. Prices in Kensington typically start in the mid-$500,000s.
A total of 6 homes sold in Kensington during the last 12 months at an average sales price of $597,417 and nearly $144 per square foot. Sales prices ranged from $530,000 to $720,000 and averaged approximately 96% of list price.
Kensington at Ballantyne is currently zoned for the following Charlotte schools: Hawk Ridge Elementary, Community House Middle school and Ardrey Kell High school. All schools are less than 3 miles from the neighborhood.