One of the hippest ‘hoods in Charlotte, Midwood is the intersection of classic and modern. Established in the early 1900’s, Plaza Midwood was to be Charlotte’s next Myers Park. Designed around a trolley line that ran from downtown, this neighborhood began with large craftsman bungalows that lined The Plaza. After the war the development and home styles changed to quaint cottages that filled deeper into the neighborhood. Now, new construction replicating the homes of the past blends right in. Midwood popularity continues to grow as it’s restaurants, bars and shops thrive. Some of the cities coolest hot spots are right in here.
Midwood has a unique balance of a charming Southern neighborhood and the exciting lifestyle of an Uptown locale. The characteristic Craftsman and cottage-style homes bring the right blend of classical style and unique flair. Many of the homes are situated on city lots that are usually about a quarter of an acre. There are a number of streets that have much larger lots… some close to an acre.
Take a stroll down to the central business district, where there are cool furniture shops, a tattoo parlor or two, Nova Bakery and the No Grease Honey barber shop. Youll also find a public library, the local Harris Teeter grocery store, post office, and an art supply shop in an old church. Even your dog will be happy for a visit to Commonwealth Animal Hospital, one of the citys few animal chiropractor and acupuncturist. Theyll also love You Dirty Dog, a self-serve dog wash with cool accessories for your best friend. Do you have a craving for some Southern comfort food? You must try Dish, a popular local hotspot. Dont miss the chicken and dumplings or the meatloaf served with a deviled egg and butter-topped biscuit.
If you want the perfect balance of city life and the warm intimacy the South is famous for, look no further than Midwood! Homes range in price from the mid $150’s to well over a million.
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