Located southeast of Uptown Charlotte, Eastover was the city’s first suburb where homes were built with driveways to park the new “motorcars.” The neighborhood’s stately homes have long attracted the leaders who shaped Charlotte’s growth, including banker, Hugh McColl Jr., department store icon, John Belk, and the E. C. Griffith family, who developed most of the Eastover community. One of the major landmarks is The Mint Museum of Art, located on Randolph Road, and full of rich history as well as unbelievable art and artifacts that attract visitors from all over the greater Charlotte area.  Eastover is also home to Eastover Academy, one of Charlotte’s oldest and most popular elementary schools.

The Eastover community is considered one of the finest historic neighborhoods in the Charlotte metro area. Parks, public tennis courts and quaint, local shops and restaurants are all within walking distance of some of Charlotte’s most stately homes.  Eastover also features lovely shops such as Colony Furniture, Windsor Hall Antiques, Windwood Antiques, Circa Interiors, Paul Simon ClothingMorrison-Smith and Karat Patch JewelersJohn Dabbs Ltd., and The Buttercup, again, all within walking distance to Eastover homes.

Don’t miss: The Manor Theatre, an old-time movie theater that features art-house films.

Eastover Price Points

While rare, it is possible to find a condo in Eastover in the low $100’s. Most condos are between $250,000 and $500,000 for a nice luxury model. Don’t even start looking for a single family home in Eastover unless you are willing to pay over a half million dollars. Eastover is a neighborhood of stately homes, which keeps starting prices between $600,000 and a million. Once you enter the estate market you’ll pay between $1 million and $3 million for a timeless treasure.

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Here are some useful links on Eastover:
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
Charlotte East
City of Charlotte/Mecklenburg County Government
Eastover Residents’ Association
Public Library for Charlotte & Mecklenburg County

270 Colville Road
$2,895,000   Active
Subdivision: Eastover

This stately Eastover home has all the elegance of a 1938 property and the modern upgrades that came with a 2007 renovation. The rooms have wonderful natural light, high ceilings, classic moldings, & custom paneled bi-fold doors between the formal living & large family rooms. The unique staircase features custom ironwork & oversized windows allowing for a bright well lit space. There are 3 butler-bar areas for easy entertaining they contain a wine fridge, ice maker & 2 refrigerator drawers. A well equipped kitchen features an oversized marble island, walk in pantry & upgraded appliances. The family & casual dining rooms offer French doors to a lovely covered porch w/wood burning fireplace. Master suite features dual vanities & closets-1 containing a washer & dryer. Additionally there is a large laundry room, 3 additional secondary bedrooms & 2 playrooms on the 2nd level. The 3rd level features a craft room, another living space, exercise room & addl bedroom w/full bath.

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Basic Information

MLS#: 3475856
Price: $2,895,000
Square Footage: 8939
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5.2
Acreage: 0.47
Year Built: 1938
Type: 3 Story/Basement
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Listing courtesy of: Dickens Mitchener & Associates Inc

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