If you are looking for that neighborhood close to Charlotte’s downtown with a warm and family-friendly feel, look no further than Cotswold. Bordering on some of Charlotte’s most exclusive neighborhoods, including Eastover and Foxcroft, Cotswold offers an amazing location that is only moments away from the center city. This neighborhood is centered around Cotswold Shopping Center at the corner of Sharon Amity and Randolph roads.

Locals say, “If you can’t get it at Cotswold, you don’t need it!” The shopping center offers a wide array of wonderful shops and restaurants along with a grocery store, medical offices and banks. One popular new neighborhood hang-out is the Pizza Peel, behind Wendys on Colwick Road. It has a big beer selection and specialty pizzas like chicken and black bean.

This area was developed in the 1950s and ’60s, so many of the homes are brick ranches or split levels built on lots ranging from a half acre to more than an acre. Of course, you can also find some two-story homes built in the ’70s and ’80s, and there are several developments with new homes. The Cotswold Homes For Sale area, which extends to include other neighborhoods like Sherwood Forest, also benefits from great public schools and is near many great private schools. When you are looking for a home in an ideal location in the price range of $100-$200 a square foot, please consider Cotswold.

Average price: $429,478
Average square feet: 2,404
Average price/sqft: $178.64