All work and no play is no way to live. These available homes let the good times roll with beautiful chef’s kitchens with space to indulge your culinary skills, large backyards for teaching Fido a new trick and flex spaces to take your hobby to the next level. Plus with locations close to greenspace, retail and fab places to dine – your playroom just got a lot bigger.

Find your joy (and a new home) this weekend!

Five bedroom beauty in Historic Concord close to restaurants, breweries, greenspace and more

Address: 49 Franklin Ave NW
Subdivision: Historic Concord
List Price: $775,000
Open House:  Saturday, May 20, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Heather Claxton
Open House Agent: Erum Faruqui

Description: Live a dreamy existence of yesteryear when you tour this classic abode taken right out of the history books. Modern renovations make this home perfect for today’s buyer but the old soul vibe comes through with 12-foot ceilings, tons of natural light, a claw foot tub, original fireplace, dedicated dressing room, hardwood floors, classic fixtures, a sprawling wrap around porch and large fenced yard. Entertain in the chef’s kitchen and elegant dining room then finish the night with stories and laughter under the stars. When adventure calls, Historic Concord is right outside your door with shops, restaurants, breweries, a library, greenspace and so much more. Add this one to your must-see list!

Live the low maintenance, high style townhome in hot Midwood

Address: 712 Lamar Avenue
Subdivision: Midwood
List Price: $675,000
Open House:  Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Listing Agent: Jeff King

Description: This address offers spacious single family living, low maintenance care and all the benefits of city life (wow!). This four-story beauty is located smack dab in one of CLT’s most walkable neighborhoods. Close to Plaza Midwood, Elizabeth and Uptown, this townhome has over 2,600 sq. ft. of living space, plus an attached garage, rooftop terrace and deck. The bonus room with bathroom, private roof deck and ultra cool views is the ultimate escape. High style abounds with meticulously maintained interiors and immaculate finishes throughout. This is your chance to have it all. Don’t wait!

Traditional meets contemporary in this abode with dream kitchen and attached two-car garage

Address: 1446 Downs Avenue
Subdivision: Midwood
List Price: $875,000
Open House: Saturday, May 20, Noon-2 p.m.
Listing Agent: Kim Parati + Charles Major
Open House Agent: Jackie Stratman

Description: Looking for a home that’s anything but ordinary? With four bedrooms, three baths, a covered deck and attached two-car garage – this home is a special find in a neighborhood you are going to love. The kitchen is a chef’s dream, complete with stainless steel appliances, marble countertops, a honed granite island and shaker cabinets. The open floorplan and numerous windows create a bright and airy vibe you’ll love coming home to. Relax in the owner’s suite with hardwood flooring, dual walk-in closets, a tray ceiling and elegant bathroom. Located only minutes from Uptown, your favorite Midwood restaurants, parks, bars and gathering spots are right outside your door!

Adorable, move-in ready ranch that has been lovingly updated

Address: 1133 Brighton Place
Subdivision: Eastway Park
List Price: $405,000
Open House: Sunday, May 21, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Kelly King
Open House Agent: Solange Stone

Description: Welcome home to Eastway Park! You’ll love the spacious living room and the oversized entrance to the dining room and kitchen! The kitchen has gorgeous marble tile and a gas range with four burner cooktop plus a griddle. The large, fenced backyard is perfect for entertaining! The current owners have made lots of updates including: replaced the roof, updated the electrical system, replaced the HVAC system and water heater, and beautifully redesigned the kitchen and bathroom. With three bedrooms and one bathroom, you’ll have everything you need convenient to shopping, dining, and all the amenities city living offers.

Play the day away starting this weekend!