If  “there’s no place like home” has turned into “get me out of here” these five available homes at sweet price points should do the trick. Whether your idea of perfection is large backyards for the pups, dreamy primary suites for weekend nap sessions, cool updates and fixtures, patios for sitting and sippin’ or living close to the action – this list should do the trick. 

Make the most of the dog days of summer and find your next new home!

Charm alert! Meticulously maintained 1920s historic Craftsman bungalow in Gastonia

Address: 413 S Chester Street
Subdivision: York Chester
List Price: $520,000
Open House: Saturday, July 15, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Krista Manus-Cook
Open House Agent: Josh Starnes

Description: Nestled in historic York-Chester in Gastonia, this timeless home packs on the wow factor 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 413 South Chester Street 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.

Delightful brick ranch with basement apartment in popular Windsor Park

Address: 4143 Somerdale Lane
Subdivision: Windsor Park
List Price: $480,000
Open House: Saturday, July 15, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Kim Parati 
Open House Agent: Kim Parati

Description: This charming ranch abode is ready for the way you live! Enjoy modern comforts like a tankless water heater, stylish LVP flooring, upgraded electrical system, smart thermostat, comfortable spaces and a split AC  – PLUS a basement apartment that offers tons of options! Pet parents will love the fenced yard that provides a secure space for furry friends to play endless games to fetch or just lounge around. Don’t miss the opportunity to make this unique gem your new home in Windsor Park.

Move in and spread out! Tour this 3,300+ square foot home with five bedrooms

Address: 3021 Parsifal Lane
Subdivision: University Commons
List Price: $469,900
Open House: Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16 from 1-3 p.m. both days
Listing Agent: Erum Faruqui 
Open House Agent: Erum Faruqui (Saturday), Jackie Stratman (Sunday)

Description: This home is ready for all your friends and family with five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a two-car garage. The main level offers a seamless flow with separate living and family rooms that provide ample space for relaxation and entertainment. Bring everyone together in the kitchen boasting stainless steel appliances, plenty of counter space and a nice size pantry. The adjacent dining room is an elegant space for formal meals, while the breakfast area is perfect for casual dining. Upstairs you’ll find a versatile loft and three secondary bedrooms and full bath. Step into the MASSIVE primary suite with tray ceilings, an electric fireplace, sitting area, expansive bathroom, walk-in closet and (wait for it) a balcony! Enjoy the outdoors on the front porch or back patio with a fenced-in yard.

Cozy home with privacy and fruit trees

Address: 4423 Carriage Drive Circle
Subdivision: Windsor Park
List Price: $465,000
Open House:  Sunday, July 16, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Heather Claxton
Open House Agent: Erum Faruqui

Description: Looking for an oasis in the city? Look no further than this lovely split level home with plenty of space for all your favorite people. Classic touches include beautifully refinished hardwoods, huge windows, spacious backyard and cozy den with fireplace. The spacious primary bedroom has two closets as well as a dedicated bath. The fourth bedroom on the main level could be used as an office, hobby room, craft area or workout space. Stay organized with the dedicated laundry/utility room. The grounds are abundant with fruit trees – peach, pear, pomegranate, plum, blueberries, apricot, cherry and grape vines – plus veggies and flowers. This is the one to “pick”! Welcome home. 

Updated three bedroom home with flat backyard close to entertainment and greenspace

Address: 1150 Brighton Place
Subdivision: Eastway Park
List Price: $425,000
Open House:  Saturday, July 15, 1-3 p.m.
Listing Agent: Justin Butler

Description: Welcome home to this stunning three-bedroom ranch nestled in the desirable Eastway Park neighborhood. Recent updates and classic features come together with an open floorplan and light-filled interior with great flow between living spaces. The well-designed layout provides ample room for both relaxation and entertainment! The spacious living and kitchen area are perfect for gathering with loved ones or enjoying quiet evenings at home. The flat backyard offers lots of space for  outdoor games and activities, grilling and chilling, movies under the stars or create your own oasis. Eastway Park is close to Plaza Midwood, Noda and the Evergreen Nature Preserve. 

The summer won’t last forever and neither will these hot homes!