Matthews Cottage/Bungalow with Basement

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Rustic Cottage in the Heart of Matthews

•  2797 sqft , 2 bath , 1 half bath , 3 bdrm 1 1/2 story – FOR SALE  USD395,000 .
MLS® 3533915

Discover this updated cottage/bungalow in the heart of Matthews. Wide steps and a real rocking chair front porch welcome you to this home. You’ll find lots of space inside with big rooms on the main and upper levels plus a basement with a big finished recreation room and office/studio space.
You’ll find this charmer tucked away in the woods at the end of a private driveway. The property is located near the end of a quiet street with no through traffic. With no homeowners association, this is the perfect place for someone who wants to get away but still enjoy the amenities of nearby downtown Matthews.

Main Level
Welcome guests and enjoy nature from the front porch. Step inside to find a home with personality. The heart of the home is the spacious open great room-dining-kitchen area. A handsome brick fireplace with gas logs creates a cozy spot for cool winter evenings. Recessed lighting illuminates the beautiful refinished wood flooring. Whitewashed rustic wainscoting adds charm. There’s plenty of space for dining and entertaining at the breakfast bar and in the dining area. Big windows allow light to fill the room. A built-in on one wall has space for decorative items and books.
The dining area accommodates a large table. Floor-to-ceiling windows and atrium doors to the deck create opportunities for enjoying the trees and watching birds.
The kitchen sparkles with new white cabinetry, recessed and under-cabinet lighting, and extensive quartz countertops. The stone backsplash adds a rustic touch.
The kitchen cabinetry includes so many special features. Glass front doors above the breakfast bar store your special dishware. The corners have two lazy susans including one that pulls out for easy access. The shelving rolls out and the deep drawers have “sneaky” drawers inside so that you can store pots in the bottom and lids in the top. A wine rack holds your favorite bottles. Appliances include the refrigerator, stove, microwave and a dishwasher behind a cabinet door. You’ll find more cabinetry around a coffee bar in the breakfast area. Sip your morning coffee and enjoy the views in this pretty spot.
An updated powder room is located on the main level along with a laundry. The folding table in the laundry remains.
A very spacious master suite with big windows is located on the main level of this home. This room has laminate flooring. A “barn door” with mirror covers the opening between the bedroom and master bathroom.
The master bathroom has been updated with new vanities, medicine chests and tile flooring. A garden tub/shower has glass doors and tile surround. The master closet is a deep double closet with mirrored doors.

Upper Level
Upstairs you’ll find two big bedrooms and a hall bath. Each bedroom has a walk-in closet plus two walk-in attic accesses. The upstairs bedrooms in this home are large enough for seating areas plus beds and other furniture.

A huge recreation room with fireplace is found in the basement. This area has space for all your activities. Think playroom, media room, teen hangout or hobby room. Gas logs in both fireplaces up and down have thermostats and provide auxiliary heat in the winter. You’ll also find space for snacking and game tables in the basement. An unfinished section has room for a small workshop.
The unfinished section of the basement has an outside entrance. Inside you’ll find a small entry and a 14×13 music studio. The basement entry for the music studio also has a small space used for exercise equipment. The black refrigerator does not stay.
The music studio doesn’t have central heat. It is cool in summer and heated with a small portable space heater in the winter. Need a home office? This is a great place for it.

If you love outdoor living, you’ll find the perfect spot for all your activities whether on the big deck extending across the back of the house or in the yard. Relax or entertain on the deck which is sheltered by mature trees making it shady and cool in the summer.
What a magnificent setting to call home. The roof and gutter system with leaf guards were replaced in 2015. Imagine the fun of a fire pit or a quiet walk in this big wooded backyard. A tree swing or tree house would be at home here. Enjoy exploring the deep backyard for creatures large and small.

Downtown Matthews is just a few minutes away within walking or bicycling distance if you like. You can shop at the farmers market, find a great restaurant, have a drink at a taproom or wine bar, go to the post office or library or attend a community festival in the historic center of this small town.

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Matthews NC Ranch for Sale

Handsome Updated Matthews Ranch

Matthews NC ranch home for sale in Ashley Creek neighborhood.

Is one-level living your preference? Don’t miss this beautifully updated ranch with two-car garage in popular Ashley Creek. A handsome brick-front and vinyl sides make the exterior low-maintenance. The deep three-quarter acre wooded lot provides the perfect setting for this home.

A step inside reveals a spacious foyer with crown molding. Gorgeous wood flooring flows throughout every room of the house except for the kitchen, bathrooms and laundry room. The foyer is open to the great room, the dining room and an office or living room.
The elegant formal dining room is large enough for everyone at the holidays. A bay window area, beautiful wood flooring and extensive moldings add character to this room.
Soaring cathedral ceilings elevate the large great room in the heart of this home. A gas log fireplace warms on cold winter evenings. You’ll find plenty of space for big pieces of furniture here. Parties are fun in this home because guests can gather at seating areas in the great room or around the kitchen bar area while keeping the conversation flowing. For everyday living, the cook can be part of all activities and keep an eye on the children.
Sparkling granite countertops provide extensive work space. The kitchen includes a microwave, range-oven and dishwasher plus double stainless sink with new faucet. Durable tile flooring facilitates clean-up in the kitchen. The refrigerator remains with the home.
Watch the birds while enjoying your morning coffee in the breakfast area. The bay window allows views of the backyard while sunlight streams into the room.
Need flexible space for an office or play room? A big private room at the front of the house is perfect for this or for use as a media, hobby or exercise room.
Unique because of its two master bedroom suites, this home has a split bedroom floor plan. Tucked into a private corner of the house, the main master suite has a tray ceiling with paddle fan, plenty of wall space for furniture and a remodeled bathroom.
The spa bathroom in the main master has double vanities, a tile floor, water closet and large walk-in closet. In a hurry? Enjoy the oversized tile shower. Ready for the ultimate soak? You’ll find the destination free-standing tub the perfect place to relax.
Just steps away from the master bedroom and the kitchen, the laundry room includes cabinetry and built-in shelving behind the door. The washer and dryer remain with the house. The double garage beyond the laundry has built-in shelving and cabinetry for more storage.
The secondary bedroom wing includes the second master suite. This large room includes a private bathroom, tray ceiling with paddle fan, a double closet and linen closet. Picture your in-laws or a teenager at home in this room. The bathroom in the second master suite has a double shower with seats and a grab bar making it accessible for an elderly person.
This home has two additional secondary bedrooms. Each is generously sized. The third and fourth bedrooms share a hall bath with tub/shower.
The 30′ screen porch has space for relaxing and dining while enjoying the view of the deep, wooded private backyard. You can grill on the patio outside the porch. The fenced backyard includes a parking pad for a travel trailer, vehicle or boat. A backyard shed has space for your lawn equipment. In the summertime, the wooded areas of the backyard offer shaded areas for work, play and exploring.
Walk or bicycle from Ashley Creek to adjacent Squirrel Lake Park. A walking path leads directly into the park from the neighborhood. Squirrel Lake Park is a 36-acre town park with a fishing lake and walking trails. The park is fun for all ages with playgrounds, picnic shelters, fishing and educational signs about nature.
The Matthews Greenway can be accessed from Squirrel Lake Park. This short trail goes into historic downtown Matthews. Downtown Matthews has become a destination for residents because of its quaint shops, restaurants, taprooms, farmers market, library and numerous festivals.

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4001 Amen Court Matthews NC 28104 | Price Drop on Basement Home

Matthews NC Basement Home

Full-brick basement home has secondary quarters including kitchen on lower level.

4001 Amen Court Matthews NC 28104  Price Drop on Basement Home

The price has dropped to $415,000 on this beautiful basement home in Matthews NC.  You’ll love the full brick exterior and upscale interior of this home. The walk-out basement includes a second kitchen, a living room and bedroom with full bathroom.

MLS® 3231118

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Matthews NC Area Townhome for Sale|9101 B Nolley Court

Matthews NC Area Townhome for Sale in Sardis Forest

Discover this beautiful remodeled townhome in Sardis Forest.

Remodeled and Gorgeous Matthews NC Area Townhome for Sale

•  1,006 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bdrm 2 story – $132,500.
MLS® #3235082

Discover this beautifully remodeled town home in the Sardis Forest Patio Homes complex. The classic full-brick exterior welcomes you home. All roofs in the complex were replaced in 2015.

The foyer with coat closet reveals the staircase and great room. You’ll find some storage under the staircase as well as in the attic.

A handsome wood burning fireplace is the focal point of the spacious great room. Gorgeous wood flooring sparkles on the main level of this home. Light fixtures and paddle fans have been updated throughout. French doors lead to the enclosed patio and garden at the back of the unit.

The great room includes space for a dining table. A pass-through with granite eating bar gives the great room and the kitchen an open feel. Entertaining and conversations with the cook are easy in this floor plan.

Could this spectacular area be your dream kitchen? Stunning upgraded cabinetry has a maple glazed finish. Highlights include crown molding, raised panel doors, soft-close drawers and a lazy susan. Sleek black granite counter tops complement the cabinetry and stainless appliances. Updated cabinetry hardware adds interest to the kitchen.

Appliances remaining with the home include a solid-surface range/oven, a microwave and refrigerator. No space is wasted in this kitchen. You’ll find plenty of storage on every wall. Grab your morning cup of coffee at the breakfast bar or use this space as a drop zone for keys and electronics.

The downstairs powder room has been updated with cabinetry and granite to match the adjacent kitchen. A pocket door provides privacy without intruding.

Two generous bedrooms and a full bathroom occupy the upstairs. Blinds have been installed on every window in the town home.

The upstairs bathroom was remodeled with a half wall for privacy and a tile floor. An adult-size vanity with granite top has abundant storage. The tub/shower has a tile surround.

The laundry closet is upstairs with the bedrooms. The washer and dryer remain. This area has a tile floor and shelving.

Step through the French doors to find a concrete patio for relaxing or entertaining. The outside storage unit has storage space. The spacious fenced backyard includes the patio and area to create your own garden.

Sardis Forest Patio Homes has lovely wooded grounds. Imagine the privacy when the leaves are on the trees. The Galleria shopping area is within walking distance. You’ll find a Walmart and numerous shops and restaurants there.

Looking for easy access to uptown Charlotte? This town home is a quick drive to either uptown Charlotte or to historic downtown Matthews with its quaint shops, farmers market and community festivals.

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Matthews NC Basement Home|4001 Amen Court

Matthews NC Basement Home

Full-brick basement home has secondary quarters including kitchen on lower level.

Don’t miss this Matthews NC basement home in the Emerald Lake golf course community.

•  3,877 sq. ft., 4 bath, 5 bdrm 3 story – $430,000.
MLS® #3231118

– Looking for a Matthews NC basement home?  Discover this stately full-brick home on a cul-de-sac street in the golf course community of Emerald Lake. A long drive with plenty of parking leads to the generous side-load garage. Under the covered front porch, a handsome front door with leaded glass insert welcomes you inside.

Main Level

Sunlight streams into the two-story foyer where warm wood flooring, a pretty turned staircase with wooden treads and an upstairs overlook set the tone for the custom features inside.

A formal living room to the left of the foyer is the perfect spot to greet guests or spend a sunny afternoon reading. A cathedral ceiling and arched opening supported on beautifully detailed columns add interest to this room and the formal dining room beyond. Beautiful wood flooring makes this open area flow together for entertaining. The formal dining room is spacious enough for plentiful seating and several additional pieces of furniture. Crown and chair rail molding creates an intimate space for dinner with family and friends.

The open floor plan continues along the back of the home where you will find a two-story great room separated from the kitchen by architectural columns and an arched opening. The hallway upstairs has an overlook into the great room. Two tiers of windows provide views of the deck and wooded areas in the backyard. Enjoy cozy winter evenings by the gas log fireplace with handsome mantel. The great room includes a paddle fan.

The heart of this home is the cook’s kitchen with its abundant cabinetry and extensive counter space. Double Palladian windows over the sink add interest. The cabinetry includes roll-out drawers, a lazy susan, a wine rack and a section with glass doors for decorative items. Illuminated by under-cabinet lighting, a tile back splash complements the counter tops. A pantry provides additional storage. Appliances include a gas cook top in the island, dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave/oven in the wall. The breakfast area is set into a bay window between the kitchen and the great room.

You’ll a find bedroom with access to a full bath tucked into a quiet spot to the right of the foyer,. Use this area as a main level guest suite or peaceful office space.

Upper Level

The upstairs master suite is a luxurious area with tray ceiling and paddle fan. It accommodates large furniture with room to spare. The master bedroom includes a big deep walk-in closet. A large sitting area with Palladian window and cathedral ceiling is part of the master suite. Picture using the sitting area space for relaxing, a nursery or an office. You’ll find storage under the eaves in this room.

Feel like you are in a spa in the master bathroom. Beautiful tile work surrounds the garden tub and separate shower. This room includes his and her adult-height vanities, a linen closet and a water closet. This space is bright from the large window over the tub and the cathedral ceiling.

Two secondary bedrooms connected by a jack and jill bathroom complete the upstairs. Both bedrooms have fans. The bathroom has double sinks and a tile floor. You’ll find the laundry with cabinetry, shelving and a wash sink on the second level. A linen closet is found in the hallway outside the secondary bedrooms.

Imagine the possibilities for the finished basement level of this home. A concrete patio and outside entrance provide a private entrance for this suite. The area is perfect as separate quarters for in-laws or adult children. Or use it as entertainment space for teens.

The basement kitchen includes a large space for dining or entertaining. The kitchen has ample cabinetry and enough counter space to make the suite very livable. Appliances include a refrigerator, stove and microwave.

Basement Level

The fifth bedroom is found in the basement. This room has a paddle fan and closet. A full bath is nearby. The basement suite also includes a room that can be used as a sitting room, an exercise room or even a sixth bedroom. This room includes a storage closet under the stairs.

There is plenty of space on this half-acre lot for all manner of outdoor activities. Relax, entertain or dine on the deck. Play ball or garden in the backyard. Enjoy the wooded backdrop of this yard.

Emerald Lake is a golf course community in Union County just a few minutes from the Lawyers Road/I-485 interchange. A nearby community shopping center has a grocery store, gas station, and several restaurants. The small towns of Mint Hill and Matthews are a short drive away. Emerald Lake amenities include a neighborhood playground with picnic shelter within walking distance.

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Matthews NC Homes for Sale|126 Umi Court

Matthews NC Homes for Sale

Handsome two-story home in quiet Matthews neighborhood. Walk to Elizabeth Lane Elementary.

  Matthews NC Homes for Sale

•  2,171 sq. ft., 2 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story – $325,000.
MLS® #3177567

– Lush vegetation provides the setting for this handsome two-story home in Greygate South. An architectural roof installed in 2014, an elegant entry with moldings and dormers on the garage add character to the exterior. You’ll love the location on a quiet cul-de-sac street in a small Matthews neighborhood with no homeowners fees. The neighborhood is served by award-winning public schools with Elizabeth Lane Elementary a short walk away.

A level driveway with a generous parking pad has space for extra vehicles. The side-load two-car is oversized and includes a storage closet and a laundry sink. The finished garage interior has been recently painted.

Step inside the leaded glass front door to find nine foot ceilings with attractive crown and picture frame molding. Beautiful wood flooring flows throughout most of the main level. The entry has two coat closets. A powder room is in the hall just off the entry.

A spacious great room with crown molding and chair rail accommodates large pieces of furniture. The wood floors give this area warmth. One of the best features of this home are the numerous tall windows in every room. An alcove in the great room brightens the space. Use the alcove for additional seating, a desk or a child’s play space.

The heart of this home is the charming morning room and kitchen that occupy the back of the house. Entertaining and family conversations are easy in this open floor plan. Use this area for formal dining or casual seating in front of the gas log fireplace with pretty mantel.

The kitchen has abundant cabinetry and extensive counter space. A pantry has extra storage. The breakfast bar is the perfect spot for cereal or an afternoon snack. Kitchen appliances have been updated recently: microwave 2016, gas range 2011, dishwasher 2015. The refrigerator remains with the home. Other recent updating includes the heating and cooling system in 2012 and the water heater in 2012. A big bright window with private wooded views is the place for your breakfast table. A patio door gives access from the kitchen to the deck. Grilling and outdoor entertaining are just steps from the kitchen.

Upstairs you’ll find a sunny master suite with vaulted ceiling and paddle fan. Upstairs carpet was replaced in 2015. The master bath includes double sinks, a linen closet and a deep walk-in closet. A tile shower plus a garden tub with tile surround complete the master bath.

There are two secondary bedrooms upstairs. Each has a paddle fan and a double closet. The hall bath upstairs has a tile tub/shower. The bonus room over the garage has two large walk-in closets. This room is perfect for a media room or a fourth bedroom.

Can’t find a private backyard? Looking for a wooded backdrop? This is the perfect place for you.

126 Umi Court is located in Matthews NC, a small town known for its neighborly atmosphere, great schools and access to shopping. Historic downtown Matthews is a short drive away where you can find a library, a farmers market, quaint shops and restaurants, parks and a greenway. Uptown Charlotte is a fairly easy drive from this location as well.

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Matthews NC Homes for Sale|1638 Candlewood Ridge Lane

Searching Matthews NC homes for sale for a home with a private backyard?  Look no further than 1638 Candlewood Ridge Lane.

Matthews NC Homes for Sale

Beautiful Matthews home with private backyard


•  2,320 sq. ft., 2 bath, 3 bdrm 2 story – $228,500.
MLS® #3138008

Lovely landscaping and beautiful stone and shingle craftsman styling welcome you to this Matthews NC home for sale.  A two-car garage and double concrete driveway provide plenty of parking space.

Step inside the front door to find a wonderful floor plan with flowing open spaces. Entertaining is easy in this home. Imagine a party in the formal living and dining areas. Guests have plenty of space for mingling and dining in this open room. Nine foot ceilings on the main level enhance the spacious feel. Abundant wall space in the living and dining areas provides an opportunity for multiple large pieces of furniture.

Enjoy cozy winter evenings in front of the gas log fireplace in the great room at the back of the house. This room is open to the kitchen and breakfast area. The breakfast area will accommodate a large table. Picture having your morning coffee or your lunch with stunning views of the private backyard from multiple windows and glass patio doors.

At the heart of this home is the kitchen where warm wood cabinetry lines three sides of the room. You’ll find lots of storage in the 42 inch cabinets. Ample counter space is available for food preparation. The kitchen also includes a room with pantry space and washer/dryer hookups. Appliances include the stove, microwave and dishwasher.

The upstairs master suite has a place for all your bedroom furniture plus a sitting area. This room, like the other rooms upstairs, has a paddle fan. The master bath includes a garden tub, separate shower and a double-sink vanity. There is space for all your clothing in the big walk-in closet.

The upstairs includes two spacious secondary bedrooms. Each has a double closet. The secondary bedrooms are served by a hall bath with double sinks and a tub/shower combo. A deep walk-in closet in the hallway has extra storage space. Both secondary bedrooms have views of the backyard and common areas beyond.

The loft area is large enough to accommodate a ping pong table plus seating. This space is a great gathering spot for a media room or playing games.

Dining, bird watching, relaxing or conversing are all fun on the pretty, private patio outside the breakfast area. Vine-covered fencing surrounds the backyard. If you like to garden, you’ll find several fruit trees, raspberry and blackberry bushes plus raised beds for vegetables or flowers. The wooded area behind the property is a tree-save area owned by the homeowners association.

Matthews Grove is just a few minutes from two community shopping areas at the intersection of McKee and Weddington Roads. Here you will find grocery stores, banks, numerous restaurants and other service businesses.

Take a short drive to historic downtown Matthews. You can shop in quaint stores, attend the farmers market, browse at the library or walk the green way. Multiple community festivals offer pleasant activities throughout the year.

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