Highland Creek Neighborhood Information for the University City Area of Charlotte
It’s quite possible that there is not a Charlotte area neighborhood that has as high of a quality of life as Highland Creek.
This University City area golfing community offers residents a treasure trove of recreational amenities – from a volleyball court to several swimming pools.
What’s more, this community features gorgeous single-family homes with upwards of 4,000 square feet and nothing but the highest standards in construction.
Highland Creek is also conveniently located on the border of Mecklenburg and Cabarrus County, situated between Interstate Highways I-77 and I-85. This unbeatable location provides residents with easy access to everything from University Research Park to Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Highland Creek truly is the apex of quality living on the Charlotte, NC real estate market!
Incredible Charlotte Homes for Sale in Highland Creek
With more than 4,400 single-family homes, Highland Creek is an exceptionally large community of some 14,000 residents.
In fact, the neighborhood is considered one of the largest master planned communities in the state!
In addition, The Laurels (an assisted living facility) and The Haven (an Alzheimer care facility) are also located in Highland Creek.
Recreational Amenities Like You Wouldn’t Believe
Did you know that Highland Creek has been referred to as the city’s Crown Jewel? When you discover how many recreational amenities this community offers, you’ll find it easy to understand why!
Some of the recreational amenities you and your family will enjoy here include:
- Community clubhouse (which can be rented by residents)
- Five swimming pools
- Six tennis courts
- Several neighborhood parks
- The Sports Club
- Fitness Center
- Children’s Playgrounds
- Vollyball court
- Splash park
It should also be noted that the Christenbury Pool in the neighborhood hosts the Highland Creek Hurricanes swim team, which is always a popular summer activity for children.
And of course, there’s the neighborhood’s 18-hole Champtionship course, which was designed by Clifton, Ezell and Clifton.
It has been rated as one of the most challenging courses in the Charlotte area!
Residents also love frequenting the adjoining golf club.
Highland Creek Neighborhood Association Information
The neighborhood homeowners association regularly meets to plan community events and plan for the future.
Generally speaking, the annual homeowners’ association dues are about $600, which is fairly low when compared to other neighborhoods with similar amenities in the area.
University City Neighborhood Served by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
School-age residents living in Highland Creek are served by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public School system.
- Specifically, these students are currently zoned to attend:
- Highland Creek Elementary School
- Ridge Road Middle School
- Mallard Creek High School
All schools are fairly new, with the oldest being the high school. Mallard Creek High School opened in 2007.
For more information on the schools zoned for this community, visit Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.
Nearby Charlotte Area Attractions
As previously mentioned, Highland Creek offers one of the best locations in the Charlotte region: straddling two cities and two counties.
Thanks to the community’s location, residents need only drive a short distance to find entertainment for the evening and weekend.
Here are some attractions that are within a short driving distance:
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Charlotte Motor Speedway
- Concord Mills Mall
- Bank of America Stadium
- Bechtler Art Museum
- Area restaurants and shopping plazas
Investing in a University City Home at Highland Creek
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