Let’s face it, adulting is overrated. Channel your inner child with these homes that will bring out your playful side! Big backyards and community living spaces let you connect and entertain friends and family and play with your favorite pooches. Large family rooms and flex spaces offer plenty of room for your next card or board game tournament. Play outside until the lightning bugs come out in a tree house complete with zipline and finish with sweet treats and movie night. Looking for adventure? You’ll find entertainment, retail and hot food spots right outside your front door. What are you waiting for? Let the fun begin. 

Brick home on peaceful cul-de-sac in Arboretum with tree house

Address: 2304 Gunners Court
Subdivision: Hembstead
List Price: $1,100,000
Listing Agent: Rhonda Gibbons

Description: Magical living awaits in this one and half story home on a fab lot surrounded by trees and privacy. This abode is ready for today’s buyer with open floorplan boasting 2,700+ square feet and bedrooms on the main level. The second level includes a fifth bonus room/bedroom, large walk-in closet and finished attic space. OMG features like hardwoods, a new family room, skylights, soaring ceilings, fresh paint, solar panels and loft area really make this home stand out. Find your new favorite living space on the back porch, big stone patio or treehouse with zipline for kids and kids at heart. Check out the neighborhood amenities with pool, tennis and volleyball courts and walking trail. This home has it all, don’t miss it!


Meticulously maintained historic 1920s bungalow in Gastonia

Address: 413 S Chester Street
Subdivision: York Chester
List Price: $520,000
Open House: Saturday, July 1, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Krista Manus-Cook

Description: Nestled in historic York-Chester in Gastonia, this timeless home packs on the charm with original hardwood floors, leaded glass windows and welcoming front and side porches. Enjoy the convenience of walking to the popular Fuse District with pubs and restaurants then come home to the spacious deck and screened porch overlooking the big backyard.  “The Architectural Heritage of Gaston County” describes 413 South Chester Street as one of the best examples of the bungalow style in Gaston County. This property offers the perfect balance of historic charm and contemporary living! Move in and relax with updated plumbing, electrical and HVAC.


Move up to condo living in historic Elizabeth 

Address: 2427 Vail Avenue Unit B17
Subdivision: The Grove
List Price: $299,900
Listing Agent: Kelly King

Description: Give yourself the gift of style and swagger with none of the upkeep headache when you make this stylishly updated two-bedroom, one-bath condo yours. This Elizabeth beauty charms with inviting living space adorned with tasteful finishes. Life is fun again with gated parking, a communal outdoor area, large pool, gym, clubhouse and rooftop terrace. Spend your free time exploring local shops, trendy restaurants and beautiful parks. Stroll the tree-lined streets surrounded by rich history and architectural beauty then head home to your oasis in the city.

Tour these homes and stay in celebration mode all year. Happy Fourth!