Homes for Sale in Dilworth


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Dilworth NC real estate has been attracting Charlotte home buyers for over 100 years!  This highly popular historic neighborhood in Old Charlotte is known as “Charlotte’s first street car neighborhood.”  Just minutes from Uptown Charlotte, Dilworth is known for it’s stylish bungalows, welcoming front porches, stately oak trees along winding streets, and a young and “happening” lifestyle!

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Dilworth NC Real Estate – Lifestyle

Dilworth is just a couple of miles south of Uptown Charlotte, making it a highly desirable location for Charlotteans who want to be close to center city.  Dilworth homes feature a wide variety of charming styles including Victorian, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, and the famous and ever-popular Dilworth bungalows with their charming front porches.  This highly walkable area is centered around East Blvd, which features attractive homes and offices, trendy restaurants and eclectic shops, cafes and bars, art galleries and churches.  You won’t want to miss the annual Yiasou Greek Festival held every September at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, right on East Blvd.

Dilworth NC real estate now includes new condos and townhomes, which have drawn an influx of young professionals looking for a more chic, urban environment that is still close to work and entertainment. Two awesome South Charlotte parks are located in Dilworth – Freedom Park and Latta Park, and Dilworth is also home to Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte’s largest hospital. So come and stroll through the Dilworth neighborhood, and you’ll get a feel for how truly special this area is.

Dilworth NC Real Estate – The Market

Homes for sale in Dilworth range in price from just under $300,000 for a very small, non-renovated home to almost $2 million for larger, renovated or brand new homes.  In 2014, the average sales price in Dilworth was $603,349, and the average square footage was 2,313 SF.  The median sales price in 2014 was $579,250.  The average price/SF in Dilworth in 2014 was $266/SF.  Prices are on the rise, as home buyers are snatching up small, non-updated homes and either doing major renovations or tearing them down and starting fresh.  Home values have remained strong and steady in Dilworth for the last 20 years.

Dilworth NC Real Estate – Schools

Homes for sale in Dilworth are zoned for some great schools in the Charlotte area:

Dilworth NC Real Estate – Dilworth History

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From Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Dilworth was founded by Edward Dilworth Latta, a Princeton grad from Pendleton, SC.  Latt moved to Charlotte in 1876 to open up  a men’s  men’s clothing store.  He later founded the “Four C’s,” the Charlotte Consolidated Construction Co., and purchased 250 acres of land just southeast of uptown Charlotte, which later became Dilworth.  Latta hired the Edison Electric Company to construct the electric trolley system from uptown to Dilworth, replacing the horse-drawn carriages of the day.  That’s why Dilworth is known as “Charlotte’s first street car suburb!”

The first stop in the trolley system was Latta Park, which became the hub of activity of Dilworth.  Residents and visitors enjoyed professional baseball games, and football games for the University of North Carolina and Davidson College, and parties and picnics by the lake and lily pond.  Latta also brought in the famous Olmsted Brothers (architects), who designed the beautiful winding Dilworth Roads, East and West, lined with beautiful, mature oak trees.  Through years of development, Dilworth grew and thrived.  The Atherton Cotton Mill began in 1893, owned by D. A. Tompkins, the founder of our local newspaper, The Charlotte Observer.  A mill village for cotton mill workers soon sprang up along Euclid Avenue.

Dilworth NC Real Estate – Find an Experienced Realtor!

Historic Dilworth is definitely a popular destination for people moving into the area.  So many people are attracted to Dilworth’s rich history, and adorable and eclectic home styles.

If you’re thinking about buying some Dilworth NC real estate, it would be my pleasure to help you to show you around this awesome area, and help you find the best house to fit your needs and your budget.  If you are thinking about selling your Dilworth home, I would love to share my comprehensive 21-point marketing plan that combines new technology with with time-tested marketing strategies!  I’ll help you understand what the current Dilworth NC real estate market is telling us, so that you can make an informed decision on the sale of your home and attract the broader pool of buyers.

Contact me today for a no-obligation consultation – whether you are buying or selling a Dilworth home.  I’m excited to hear about your plans and goals for your next move!
Melissa Brown, ABR, SFR
704-654-9700 (cell)
Helen Adams Realty
Charlotte, NC  28277


Dilworth NC Real Estate – Market Statistics


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