Spotlight: Brookhaven in Union Co. Matthews

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The popular Matthews neighborhood of Brookhaven is a great place to call home and is just minutes from I-485 and Providence Road and yet feels removed from the hustle and bustle of the Charlotte area.

The John Wieland Homes community is a neighborhood of more than 500 home sites located in the Union County area of Matthews off Matthews Wedding Road near Antioch Elementary.

Brookhaven is less than 2.5 miles from shopping for everyday necessities at shops along McKee Road, where the Siskey YMCA is also located.

I-485 access is about 6 miles from Brookhaven at Providence Road near Ardrey Kell Road or at Old Monroe Road near the Matthews Sportsplex.

The center of Ballantyne is only 9 miles from Brookhaven, while SouthPark is approximately 12 miles away. An Uptown commute is about 17 miles via Independence Boulevard. brookhavenpool

Brookhaven’s amenities are second to none with a pool with lazy river and water side, lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, a 7,000-square-foot clubhouse and fitness facilities. There are also walking trails and playgrounds throughout the neighborhood.

Just a few minutes drive from Brookhaven is 265-acre Colonel Francis Beatty Park, where one can ride mountain bikes on designated trails or enjoy a game of soccer or softball on one the park’s fields.

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The neighborhood is divided into three different sub-sections with homes that range in price point and size from 3,000 square feet to more than 6,000 square feet. Homes are semi-custom and custom built by John Wieland Homes and Colonnade, Wieland’s custom home division. Most homes include spa master baths, large recreational/bonus spaces and many upgrades. Prices can range from mid-$300,000s to $900,000.

A total of 35 homes have sold in Brookhaven in the last 12 months for an average of nearly 3 homes sold per month.

The average sales price of those homes was $559,306 and $124 per square foot. Sales closed for an average of 97% of list price.

There are currently 27 Brookhaven homes on the market, which is approximately 9 months of inventory for the neighborhood. Ten of the homes are under contract as of May 14.

Inventory for Matthews as a whole is about 4.5 months as of May 14. Union County inventory is approximately 6 months.

Brookhaven is in one of the best Union County school districts. Residents are zoned for Antioch Elementary, which is within walking distance; Weddington Middle School and Weddington High School.