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Brighton Park--Neighborhood Information and Homes for Sale

Discover Brighton Park, a walkable Charlotte neighborhood in a small town setting.

A cheerful cottage with gingerbread trim. A sunny bungalow. Big friendly porches on all the homes. Small lots and a traditional street grid that encourages walking and neighborhood interaction.

If you dream of a picturesque neighborhood like this, you will love Brighton Park. Located in Mint Hill NC, a small town adjacent to Charlotte, Brighton Park was designed to offer a compact walkable development with homes, parks, and stores in Mint Hill’s core. With most of the housing complete and the adjacent retail center offering shopping and dining, Brighton Park has fulfilled its promise to bring vitality to downtown Mint Hill.

Brighton Park’s streets are laid out around five parks. A linear park with walkways, benches, landscaping and a heritage Magnolia tree welcomes visitors to the neighborhood. The other parks provide natural views and places to enjoy the outdoors.

Most of the neighborhood has single family homes, both ranches and two-stories. Three-story attached townhomes are also available for those who prefer a more urban feel. Construction began in 2004. Most new construction in 2011 was in the townhome section.

Brighton Park residents can walk to the grocery store, restaurants and other services in the retail center next door. This center also has a child care center.

Brighton Park Homes for Sale

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Brighton Park Real Estate Market

Twenty eight homes closed in Brighton Park in 2011. Half were single family homes and half were townhomes. New construction accounted for 50% of all sales in the neighborhood. All of the townhome sales except one were new homes. Distressed sales were roughly 11% of the market in 2011.

Brighton Park Single Family
Market Update
Closed Price Range Median
Closed Price
Home Sq. Ft. Range Median Days on Market Median List-to-Sale Ratio
Year 2011 $116,600-$202,500 $184,940 1400-2801 85 97%

Source: Carolina Multiple Listing Service

Brighton Park Townhome Market Update Closed Price Range Median Closed Price Home Sq. Ft. Range Median Days on Market Median List-to-Sale Ratio
Year 2011 $92,681-$196,950 $149,647 1262-2420 115 94%

Source: Carolina Multiple Listing Service

Brighton Park Sales Types Number of Closed Sales % of Closed Sales
Resale 11 39.2%
New Construction 14 50%
Foreclosure 2 7.1%
Short Sale 1 3.7%

Source: Carolina Multiple Listing Service

Brighton Park Community Features

Location: Matthews-Mint Hill Road near downtown Mint Hill. Town of Mint Hill. Mecklenburg County. Zip code 28104.

Builders: Lennar, MI Homes, David Weekly Homes, Mattamy Homes, Market Street Communities

Community Amenities: Brighton Park Homeowners Association, five parks, walking trails, proximity to grocery store, restaurants and shops

Schools: Bain Elementary School, Mint Hill Middle School, Independence High School. School assignments are subject to change. Check with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools for current assignments.

Click here to take a video tour of Brighton Park.

Copyright 2012. Carol Fox. Allen Tate Realtors. *Brighton Park—Neighborhood Information and Homes for Sale*

Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2012 5:34 PM by Carol Fox


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