With days of 100 percent humidity right around the corner, you need to check out these six available homes this weekend – guaranteed to keep you cool. From amazing porches made for sippin sweet iced tea with neighbors, to gourmet kitchens with room for everyone to pile on their favorite ice cream sundae toppings, these abodes will help you have it made in the shade. Spend the afternoon in a hammock in your big backyard then head to nearby restaurants, retail and entertainment centers. Spend your staycation indulging in your newest hobby in a flex space made just for you or lock up your low maintenance home and hit the road. The choice is yours!

To ensure a safe experience for everyone, all open house attendees – including agents and guests –  are required to wear masks and observe social distancing rules. If one of these homes steals your heart and you’d like to learn more about it from a distance, contact the listing agent to discuss your options.

Stunning home in Sherwood Forest neighborhood

Address: 5438 Finsbury Place
Subdivision: Sherwood Forest
List Price: $765,000
Open House: Saturday, May 1, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Sarah Martin
Open House Agent: Noah Spencer

Description: Don’t miss this Cotswold-area home that looks like it came right off the cover of a magazine! The owners have taken impeccable care of this 1.5 story home that oozes charm from top to bottom. The interior boasts beautiful hardwood floors, TWO living spaces, an office area and lots of spaces to work and learn from home. You’ll love the custom touches in the gorgeous kitchen with beautiful light fixtures and stunning master bath. Get ready to entertain friends in the big backyard or steal some relaxation moments for yourself. Other wow features include new natural paint colors, a huge laundry room and pantry.

Remodeled Charleston-style home close to restaurants and shops on Market Street

Address: 1925 Camber Woods Drive
Subdivision: Baxter Village
List Price: $699,000
Open House: Saturday, May 1, 1-3 p.m. AND Sunday, May 2, 2-4 p.m.
Listing Agent: Dana P. Burleson 
Open House Agent: Dana P. Burleson (Sat), Tiffany Hahne  (Sun)

Description: Live where you can shop, dine and play in highly sought after Baxter Village. This home cranks up the cool factor with white oak hardwoods, plantation shutters, custom reclaimed wood shelving, designer lighting, new interior and exterior paint, shiplap accent walls, mahogany exterior doors and more. Get ready to whip up something fabulous in the gourmet kitchen with Hallman gas range from Italy, marble counters and backsplash, Cafe’ French Door refrigerator, large center island with ample seating and beautiful cabinetry. The entertainment options are endless with an open floorplan and large living room with gas fireplace and built-ins. Find some much needed “you” time in the first floor owner’s suite and spa-inspired bath with Pottery Barn dual vanity and custom shower. Enjoy your morning coffee outdoors on the TWO porches, a private patio or fenced yard area. All this plus a finished garage with built-in storage space. 

Adorable cottage with private backyard in Midwood

Address: 2520 Commonwealth Avenue 
Subdivision: Midwood
List Price: $495,000
Open House: Saturday, May 1, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Jeff King
Open House Agent: Kim Parati 

Description: Make your urban living dreams come true with this lovely cottage within walking distance of restaurants, breweries, shopping and all the wonderful amenities Midwood’s “downtown” has to offer! Start and end your day on the elevated deck that overlooks the expansive and private backyard. Get ready to make yourself at home in the light-filled living room with gorgeous tile fireplace and wood mantle, stunning kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances and upstairs bedroom with walk-in closet and tons of potential! Downstairs you’ll find a large walk-out basement/workshop area with garage door access you can make your own. 

Mid-Century inspired design in fabulous Myers Park location

Address: 1300 Queens Road #416 
Subdivision: Queens Towers
List Price: $495,000
Open House: Saturday, May 1, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Rhonda Gibbons

Description: Opportunities like this don’t come along often! Welcome home to this established community which offers secure entry, nice lobby, elevator and newly refurbished pool and gas grills. This two bedroom unit with a beautiful view of the pool area includes an open floorplan with several spacious main living areas, plus flex space open to the kitchen. Desirable features include parquet floors in the main living areas, updated kitchen with new cabinets, Corian countertops, stainless steel appliances, gas stove and owner’s suite with walk-in closet. Life is easy with an in-unit European washer/dryer combo located in the kitchen. Plus the HOA covers ALL UTILITIES and basic cable (excluding Internet and phone). Move into maintenance free living near shopping, dining, food stores and the library!

Enjoy the good life at The Kingston in South End

Address: 1700 Camden Road #203
Subdivision: The Kingston
List Price: $305,000
Open House: Saturday, May 1, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Jessica Grace Booker
Open House Agent: Justin Butler

Description: With updated hardwood flooring throughout, this corner unit is awash with natural light during the day, and positively electric with the hum of the city in the evening. There’s so much to do right outside your door! Walk, run or bike along the Rail Trail, enjoy a quick commute into Uptown, shop at Atherton Mills and dine at a number of popular restaurants near Camden Road – the choice is yours. Nearly 1,000 square feet of perfectly allocated space for the Charlottean who loves to eat, work, and play in their own neighborhood. An exciting opportunity to be in the midst of some of the best of what Charlotte has to offer!

Charming home in Danbrooke Park neighborhood with tons of updates

Address: 6509 Thamesmead Lane
Subdivision: Danbrooke Park
List Price: $275,000
Open House: Saturday, May 1, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Erum Faruqui
Open House Agent: Matthew Stuckens

Description: Welcome home to Mint Hill and this wonderful abode with updates plus! The main level has new luxury vinyl planks throughout, new windows, new paint, updated half bath, new dishwasher and so much more. This abode offers lots of great places to unwind. Relax by the beautiful stone fireplace in the family room, covered front porch swing or large backyard with a beautiful brick patio. Find great space off the family room which could be used as a workshop or extra storage. 


Beat the heat and make your new home dreams come true this weekend.