Longer days and warmer weather were made for the good life and these five available homes bring it in a big way. Go custom with tons of upgrades, smart floorplans and all the bells and whistles you’ve been looking for. Get ready to entertain in large kitchens with seating for the entire crew or head to the backyard and grill out under the stars. Flex spaces, bonus rooms, extra bedrooms and bathrooms and comfortable primary suites mean plenty of space for everyone to enjoy a long sunny weekend together.

These abodes offer urban living at its best. Close to greenspaces, retail, dining and entertainment venues, imagine life with all these possibilities right outside your front door!

Welcome spring in a big way with a new home made just for you.

2,500-square foot custom home in the heart of Charlotte

Address: 318 Orange Street
Subdivision: Elizabeth Heights
List Price: $795,000
Open House: Saturday, March 26, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Jeff King
Open House Agent: Amy Tritt
Description: Enjoy life in this beautiful Craftsman-style home located in popular Elizabeth Heights! Wow design features include a first floor guest suite, charming rocking chair front porch, dreamy backyard, 10′ ceilings on the main floor, white oak hardwoods, custom millwork and cabinetry, built-ins, main level laundry and drop zone. Find culinary inspiration in the stunning gourmet kitchen with butcher block island, 48″ dual fuel range, 60″ fridge/freezer and prep pantry. Stretch out in the expansive upstairs primary suite boasting a custom wood-trimmed accent wall, huge walk-in closet, dual vanities, frameless shower and clawfoot tub. Close to Eastover, South Park, South End and Dilworth – this one will not last.

Beautifully maintained home in established Ballantyne neighborhood

Address: 10403 Woodview Circle
Subdivision: Quail Acres
List Price: $625,000
Listing Agent: Stacy Label
Description: This floorplan was designed for today’s buyer in mind with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a main level primary suite. Bring everyone together in the kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a large island that opens to the great room, breakfast area and sunroom. Vaulted ceilings, a stone accent wall, wood floors, upgraded light fixtures and other stylish touches make this house standout. The serene primary suite has dual closets, double vanity, walk-in shower, linen and water closets. Two additional bedrooms and a full bath complete the main level. Head upstairs to find a sitting area, large bedroom, walk-in closet and full bath. You will love this neighborhood – plus no HOA’s!

Enjoy large yard living two miles from Plaza Midwood

Address: 5237 Tarrywood Lane
Subdivision: Windsor Park
List Price: $529,900
Listing Agent: Erum Faruqui
Description: Looking for a new construction home with bonus upgrades galore? This is the one! Located less than 15 minutes from Uptown Charlotte, this open floorplan home shows like a model with hardwood oak flooring, open kitchen with five-burner gas range, island, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. Live in the lap of luxury in the first floor primary suite with large walk-in closet, spacious bathroom, marble countertops, frameless shower and freestanding soaking tub. There’s plenty of space upstairs with additional bedrooms, office/loft area and full bath. Shop, dine and play in Plaza Midwood, Cotswold and Uptown then come home to your beautiful abode on a huge lot with fenced backyard and pristine deck – perfect for outdoor entertaining!

It’s time to own a piece of Charlotte in First Ward

Address: 779 Garden District Drive
Subdivision: First Ward
List Price: $290,000
Open House: Saturday, March 26, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Lexie Longstreet
Open House Agent: Jaclyn Doolittle
Description: Kiss your roommate bye-bye! Don’t let this wonderful opportunity to own a piece of shining Charlotte pass you by. Light, bright and cheery with a spacious open floorplan – it will make you smile every time you come home. Entertain friends and family in the wonderful kitchen with high end finishes including quartz countertops, Walker Zanger Tile backsplash, brushed brass accents, new microwave and wifi-enabled slide-in stainless range. You’ll love starting and ending your day in the large bedroom with spacious walk-in closet. Other upgrades include new flooring, hardware, lighting, fresh paint and newer HVAC (2019). Your adorable abode is a quick walk, bike or a scooter ride to Uptown, Optimist Hall, breweries and the greenway. Don’t miss this beauty!

Brick ranch in great location offers tons of possibilities

Address: 1335 Cortland Road E
Subdivision: Selwyn Park
List Price: $350,000
Listing Agent: Lexie Longstreet
Description: This brick ranch is right in the middle of everything with two bedrooms, one bath and small flex room. You’ll love the large living room with fireplace as well as the pretty hardwood floors, kitchen, backyard and deck. Good opportunity for rental, remodel or tear down. Neighborhood has lots of new construction and is located close to greenspaces, grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Currently tenant occupied.

Happy new home season!