What’s better than a steaming cup of hot chocolate topped with jumbo marshmallows and chocolate drizzle? Sipping that same cup of happiness in the new home you’ve been dreaming about. While others are hibernating, get out there and explore these available homes before the busy spring market. These homes are move-in ready with stylish kitchens and baths, enviable locations, yards for two and four-legged friends and master suites you will love coming home to.

Shake off winter’s chill, get that steaming hot drink to go, and check out these abodes!

Historic Dilworth home with rocking chair front porch

Address: 1915 Lyndhurst Ave
Subdivision: Dilworth
List Price: $1,225,000
Open House: Saturday, February 22, 2-4 p.m.
Listing Agent: Heather Claxton and Tiffany Hahne

Description: Charming? Check! Renovated? Check! Walkable location in Historic Dilworth? You got it! Built in 1903, this original home has been completely renovated to tickle your modern fancy. You’ll fall in love with the rocking chair front porch, high ceilings, original fireplaces, heavy molding, open floor plan and expansive kitchen with center island. The dreamy master suite on the main floor will take your cares away with custom tile, gorgeous soaking tub and walk-in shower with frameless glass. Enjoy movie night or the big game in the bonus loft or entertain on the deck overlooking the flat back yard. Fantastic walkability to restaurants and shops in Dilworth and South End!

Large home with huge master suite close to Midwood, NoDa and Uptown

Address: 2917 Virginia Ave
Subdivision: Midwood
List Price: $699,900
Open House: Saturday, February 22, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Shonda Newsome
Open House Agent: Kim Parati

Description: Call the crew! This home has lots of fun spots to entertain including a huge covered front porch, screened-in back porch, pool, hot tub, fire pit and grill. Inside you’ll find hardwood floors, a formal dining room and an open living area with gas fireplace. Spend lazy mornings in the kitchen that boasts quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances with gas stove top, walk-in pantry with barn door and wet bar with wine cooler. You’ll look forward to starting and ending your day in the huge master suite with double vanity sink, free-standing bathtub and tiled shower. Great location close to Midwood, NoDa and Uptown!

Craftsman home with upstairs and downstairs laundry facilities

Address: 3015 Virginia Ave
Subdivision: Midwood
List Price: $659,900
Open House:  Sunday, February 23, noon-2 p.m.
Listing Agent: Jennifer Monroe
Open House Agent: Samara Brown

Description: This cheerful Craftsman home with all the trimmings will brighten your spirits starting with the huge master retreat on the main level with sitting area, spa-inspired bath, free-standing tub and gorgeous vanity. The handcrafted cabinets, quartz countertops, Hudson Valley lighting, artful tile and site-finished hardwoods let you know you’ve arrived! Life is better with a light-filled loft area, laundry facilities upstairs AND downstairs, a large fenced yard, huge front porch and two-car garage. Wow!

Beautiful home close to breweries, light rail and entertainment

Address: 308 Westwood Ave
Subdivision: Wilmore
List Price: $665,000
Open House: Saturday, February 22, AND Sunday, February 23, 1-3 p.m. both days
Listing Agent: Mike Feehley
Open House Agent: Josh Starnes (Saturday) and Kim Parati (Sunday) 

Description: An easy stroll to light rail, breweries, restaurants, stadiums, and coffee shops, this home offers fantastic size and access. From hardwood floors, heavy crown moulding and 42″ cabinets, to a Viking stainless steel cooktop, custom walk-in shower, and built in speakers – this home has it all. Upstairs you will find an oversized master bedroom with massive walk-in closet and custom bathroom with large shower with dual heads. Enjoy the view of Charlotte’s skyline from the private balcony off the master bedroom. The large fenced yard is perfect for entertaining or adding a garage.

You’ll love your new home at The Lomax 

Address: 2157 McClintock Rd #322
Subdivision: The Lomax
List Price: $472,294
Open House: Sunday, February 23, 2-4 p.m.
Listing Agent: Patrick Deely & Lana Laws
Open House Agent: John Geuss

Description: Situated on the block next to the Harris Teeter on Central Avenue, The Lomax, developed by The Drakeford Company, is nestled in one of Charlotte’s most happening neighborhoods. The architecture is a seamless blend of classic style meets urban modern living. This condo features an open floorplan, spacious master suite and large front porch right off the living room. Perfection!

Move up to an Uptown address in Third Ward 

Address: 925 W Hill St
Subdivision: Third Ward
List Price: $374,900
Open House:  Saturday, February 22, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Mike Feehley
Open House Agent: Lara Bucci

Description: Located a short walk to Bank of America Stadium, BB&T Ballpark, restaurants, breweries, and nightlife, you’ll adore the convenience of living close to the action. This welcoming home has tons of natural light, an open floorplan and 20-foot ceilings. The master bedroom is located upstairs with huge bath and large walk-in closet. This home is only accessible from inside the building, offering increased security.

Low maintenance, high style living in this new end unit townhome

Address: 141 S Bruns Ave
Subdivision: Urban Hive: West End
List Price: $518,099
Open House:  Sunday, February 23, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Patrick Deely & Lana Laws
Open House Agent: Josh Starnes

Description: Welcome to high style, low maintenance living in this recently completed end unit townhome with rooftop terrace! Urban Hive West End is a new development featuring duet-style townhomes with one shared wall and three walls of windows for maximum natural light. Entertain or get some “you” time on the private rooftop terrace, main-level balcony and community green spaces. Other must-have features include ample storage, two-car garage, oversized closets, stainless steel appliances, gas range, European-style flat panel cabinets, Carrera quartz, chrome fixtures, pre-finished hardwoods in living areas and hallways, tile baths and more. Move up to new!

Live large in this fully renovated duet-style condo with new HVAC, electrical and hot water tank


Address: 3214 Erskine Dr (neighboring 1712 Herrin Ave & 1714 Herrin Ave will also be open)
Subdivision: Shamrock Green
List Price: $255,000
Open House: Saturday, February 22, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Jennifer Monroe

Description: Relax and gather in your fully renovated, duet-style condominium filled with everything you need to create a welcoming cozy home! You’ll love the details including the mid-century modern front door, fresh color palette, genuine hardwoods, sparkling lighting, ceiling fan, brand new stainless steel appliances, eat-in kitchen with gorgeous marble countertops, refrigerator and more. Set back from the street, this serene urban locale is perfect for chilling on your private patio or heading over to the many venues in nearby NoDa or Central Ave. Quick access to the Blue Line, freeways and Uptown.

Warm your heart with these available homes and get ready to move up to a sweet address.