If your Monday through Friday could use a boost of excitement, these five available homes are just the thing to take your life from blah to ta-da! Live on a historic dairy farm in the middle of the city, feel the energy of urban living with abodes close to restaurants, retail and entertainment centers, and effortlessly entertain friends and family on rocking chair front porches, back decks and breezy backyards. Life is easy with updated kitchens with room for all your favorite gadgets, laundry and keeping rooms and private owner’s suites designed to make every day feel extra special. Discover the possibilities this weekend!

Historic farmhouse in the middle of South Charlotte with over 3,000 square feet

Address: 6440 Shaftesbury Road
Subdivision: Charlotte, NC 28270a
List Price: $880,000
Open House: Sunday, August 22, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Lexie Longstreet

Description: Bring out your inner Joanna Gaines with this historic farmhouse tucked away smack dab in the middle of South Charlotte. Originally the Alexander Dairy Farm, this gem is situated on just under 2.5 acres – complete with the original dairy barn. The house is filled with historic charm including wood lapped walls, original tin ceiling in the entry, vintage light fixtures and wood floors. Upstairs you’ll find three quaint original bedrooms and a bath. Spread out downstairs in the den/family room that was added in the 60’s with reclaimed beams and wide plank black walnut floors. You’ll love the “Keeping Room” with a wall of windows opening to the picturesque backyard. Enjoy fresh air time on the old school screen porch, in the garden or down by the barn. Come take a tour, run through the field, climb a tree!

Four bedroom stunner less than two miles from Uptown

Address: 437 State Street
Subdivision: Seversville
List Price: $925,000
Open House: Saturday, August 21, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Patrick Deely & Lana Laws 
Open House Agent: Matthew Stuckens

Description: Stop the car! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own a stunning abode with over 3,600 square feet, a two-car garage, stained-concrete space for a legit home gym, four bedrooms with walk-in closets, 10-ft ceilings, hardwoods, top floor bonus room and junior owner’s suite. Stay in permanent vacation mode all year with outdoor spaces on every floor and an owner’s suite balcony with fab views. Other OMG features include an antimicrobial, turf-covered, fenced backyard complete with warranty. You will love this neighborhood close to coffee shops, breweries, green space, transportation centers and Uptown Charlotte. 

Full brick home on private lot close to Cotswold and South Park

Address: 1513 Piccadilly Drive
Subdivision: Stonehaven
List Price: $625,000
Open House: Saturday, August 21, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Jessica Banks 

Description: You can have it all! Welcome home to this nature lover’s sanctuary and  entertainer’s dream in the middle of the city but far from it all in sought-after Stonehaven. You’ll love the oversized windows with beautiful views of the mature landscaping, a large kitchen that boasts a large island and granite countertops, as well as hardwoods and tile throughout the first floor. The spacious owner’s suite features access to the large patio and a generous-sized bathroom including garden tub, large shower and walk-in closet. Transform the basement into a fourth bedroom, bonus room, WFH area or cool hobby space. The wow keeps coming with ample storage spaces and a garage with shop area. Conveniently located close to Uptown, Cotswold and South Park, this home checks all the boxes!

Charming bungalow with rocking chair front porch in historic district of Plaza Midwood

Address: 1837 Kenwood Avenue
Subdivision: Midwood
List Price: $575,000
Open House: Sunday, August 22, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Jeff King
Open House Agent: Erum Faruqui

Description: Make your bungalow living dreams come true in this home overlooking one of the quietest tree-lined streets in Midwood! The back deck and beautifully fenced-in backyard will have you ready for  beautiful fall days ahead. Tons of classic Midwood charm, this home boasts an open layout with beautiful windows, gleaming hardwoods, classic doors and hardware, gas range, glass-front kitchen cabinetry, completely remodeled bathroom and a bonus room that works as the perfect home office or hobby space. Come tour this home located in one of the best neighborhoods the city has to offer!

That brick cottage on a huge flat lot in Commonwealth Park you’ve been looking for

Address: 1321 Rollins Avenue
Subdivision: Commonwealth Park
List Price: $530,000
Open House: Saturday, August 21, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Lexie Longstreet
Open House Agent: Justin Butler

Description: Fall in love!! Located on quiet Rollins Avenue in HOT Commonwealth Park – you can’t find a better location! Tons of curb appeal with a new paver walkway. Inside, you’ll love the character from the rustic fireplace mantel to the arches and gorgeous hardwood floors. There is a formal dining room too. Two bedrooms and a renovated bathroom on the main are perfect for guest or home office. Upstairs is the huge private primary retreat. With new wood floors, vaulted ceiling, great walk in closet and large five piece bath. A true get away. Off the kitchen is a comfortable hang out family room with access to the huge party deck. Don’t miss the great back yard. Big enough for a game of touch football, a garden, or become a bee keeper! Minutes to Midwood, Uptown, Cotswold and UNCC.

Up your life’s wow factor, just in time for Fall!