A closer look at South Charlotte's Raeburn


The South Charlotte Raeburn community is a mature neighborhood with larger lots in the bustling Ballantyne area close to shopping, interstates and great schools.

The neighborhood is between Elm Lane and Rea Road just south of Ballantyne Commons Parkway. The neighborhood spans both sides of Rea Road on Park Farms Lane.

Raeburn is just minutes from Blakeney, Stonecrest and Ballantyne Village and Ballantyne Corporate Park.

I-485 access is only a few minutes down Rea Road past Stonecrest. Providence, Rea and Johnston roads are all major thoroughfares that lead to Highway 51 (Pineville-Matthews Road) or the SouthPark area, which is only 20 minutes away.

The South Charlotte area and Union County is home to many green spaces, parks and ballfields as well as numerous top golf courses and country clubs.

Raeburn residents also have access to a variety of amenities, such as lighted tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, swim club, athletic field, walking trails, track and parks. The Raeburn homeowners association is very active.

John Crosland Co. developed Raeburn in the late 1980s. The neighborhood is a community of mostly 2-story traditional homes, though Raeburn does have some ranch homes. The homes average between 1,600 square feet and 2,300 square feet on lots of between one-third of an acre and three-quarters of an acre.

Homes are priced in the $200,000s. Many of the homes have undergone renovating and updating since originally built.

A total of 17 homes sold in Raeburn during the last 12 months for an average sales price of $243,556 and $135 per square foot. Those sales averaged more than 99% of list price.

Currently, there are 5 Raeburn homes listed for sale. All are under contract as of Sept. 9. List prices range from $235,000 to $279,000.

Raeburn children currently attend Hawk Ridge Elementary School, Community House Middle School and Ardrey Kell High School.


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