If your song and dance routine can use a refresh, make plans to tour these three available homes this weekend. Surround yourself with your favorite people and new friends in stunning chef’s kitchens, cute porches and big backyards, then find alone time in cozy primary suites. See the world through a different lens from the front door of your adorable ranch or charming historic home with hardwood floors, stylish fixtures and floorplans built for the way you live. Pack up, move in and discover new favorite restaurants, coffee shops and greenspaces. 

The world is waiting – don’t let it pass you by!

Adorable Alert! Quaint brick cottage on large private lot in Commonwealth Park

Address: 1462 Briar Creek Rd
Subdivision: Commonwealth Park
List Price: $374,990
Open House: Saturday, August 12, 2-4 p.m.
Listing Agent: Lexie Longstreet 
Open House Agent: Eileen Nelis

Description: This Happy Hideaway is in the heart of the action, just minutes from Midwood and Uptown.You’ll love the convenient urban location and relish the tranquil yard. Filled with light, gracious room sizes, and vintage character this charmer is “All That”. It’s been recently updated with stand out features including: gorgeous refinished hardwoods, fresh paint, new interior doors and hardware, and new light fixtures. The kitchen was renovated with new cabinets, snazzy Calcutta Idillio quartz countertops, tile backsplash and cool floating shelves. Updates you might not notice (that your Dad will appreciate) are: new roof on the house and carport, a new HVAC compressor and new front door and hardware.There is also new landscaping, some new privacy fencing and custom shutters. Bring the pooches! The back yard is a dream – large and private with a carport and patio. Original 3rd bedroom currently used as den/flex space.

Craftsman bungalow with four bedrooms and loads of WOW

Front Exterior of House with Porch

Address: 413 S Chester Street
Subdivision: York Chester
List Price: $490,000
Open House: Sunday, August 13, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Krista Manus-Cook 
Open House Agent: Eileen Nelis

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 this home 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.

Classic ranch living close to lakehouse access and kayaking

Address: 14010 Goldenrod Trace Road
Subdivision: North Reach
List Price: $450,000
Open House: Saturday, August 12, Noon-2 p.m.
Listing Agent: Erum Faruqui
Open House Agent: Jackie Stratman

Description: Lake living isn’t out of reach with this updated home! Step inside to find an open floorplan connecting the kitchen, dining area and living room with gas log fireplace. Culinary inspiration awaits in the stylish chef’s kitchen boasting quartz countertops, farmhouse sink, six-burner gas cooktop, smart appliances including wall oven and microwave that connects to your phone, French door refrigerator, tall cabinets AND double pantries. The fab owner’s suite showcases an expansive primary bedroom with tray ceiling detail and bath with Jacuzzi garden tub, shower, double vanity and spacious walk-in closet. The two-car garage and mudroom with drop zone seals the deal. Soak up the rest of summer on your covered front porch or screened-in back patio! 

Capture your sense of adventure and tour these homes this weekend.