Waxhaw, North Carolina
Waxhaw is no secret when it comes to those on the hunt for a pretty home located in an area with top ranking schools. Waxhaw has easy access to retail shopping, medical care, and reasonable commute times to the interstate system and airport. Waxhaw fits the bill, and throws in a bonus of lower taxes then Charlotte.
This vibrant town is full of unique character and history. Founded originally by Native American’s called ‘Wysacky’ or ‘The Waxhaws.’
The downtown area of Waxhaw was once surrounded by large tracts of farm land and pastures. Today, the landscape takes on a new look, as those farmlands have turned into substantial subdivisions. The rapidly growing town of Waxhaw is located about 23 miles southeast of downtown Charlotte.
Real Estate Statistics
Average Price: $674,668
Highest Price: $3.85M
Lowest Price: $120,000
Total Sold Listings (past Year): 1211
Total Single Family Homes Sold: 1176
Total Condo / Townhomes Sold: 35
Single Family Homes
Condo / Townhomes
Between 30-45 minutes from Charlotte City Center & Charlotte International Airport (depending on where you live)
Resident's daily commute usually includes a pleasant drive past horse farms, produce stands & large estates
With hundreds of locally owned businesses, Downtown Waxhaw has exactly what you're looking for! From breweries and restaurants to boAutiques and gift shops, you'll love spending the day exploring the historic heart of our town.
The town of Waxhaw is known for its history as a destination for antique collectors. Sarah Lynn Byrum opened the area’s first antique shop back in the 1960s and began a trend for many other companies and merchants who ended up doing the same.
The Overhead Bridge, located downtown, is one of the most iconic images of the Waxhaw community. The bridge was built in 1888 when the railroad company built a rail line to Atlanta. Until 1940, it served as a main fairway for automobiles through town. Today, the newly renovated bridge has been designated for pedestrian use only.
Entertainment in Waxhaw
Waxhaw’s Farmers Market – If you love fresh produce then you must check out Waxhaw’s Farmer’s Market. They have tons of great produce including vegetables, local honey, baked goods, fresh eggs & more! They are open most Saturday’s from 9am -1pm.
Cane Creek Park – If you want to reset in nature for the day, a trip to Cane Creek Park is the perfect location for you. There are walking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, a disc golf course, & you can even fish from the bank of the pond. It’s the perfect place to kick back and relax.
The DreamChasers Brewery – Union County’s First and Waxhaw’s only Brewery. This brewery is known for its transformed space, once served as a fire station and now hosts music bingo on Tuesday nights from 7-9 p.m, trivia on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m, and the occasional build your own mimosa bar on Sunday.
Waxhaw Antique Mart – Check out Waxhaw Antique Mart, a local favorite in Waxhaw NC. Located in downtown Waxhaw on the first floor of a beautiful historic building from the 1800’s, you will find some wonderful treasures.
Waxhaw Escape –They offer various escape rooms and virtual reality experiences that immerse players in a theme that blends both fiction and non fiction.
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