Spotlight: The Matthews neighborhood of Blackstone

 

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If you seek out peace and quiet along with lower taxes and great schools then the lovely Shea Homes community of Blackstone in the Wesley Chapel area of Union County might be right up your alley!

Blackstone is convenient to Wesley Chapel town center and everyday shopping needs such as CVS, Petsmart, Target and Harris Teeter.

Lovely downtown Weddington is just 5 miles away at Providence Road, and it’s just a few miles more to I-485 access near Ballantyne Commons Parkway or shopping at Stonecrest, Blakeney and Ballantyne Village.

To the east, Independence Boulevard is about 10 miles away for shopping or heading toward Uptown, which is 22 miles away. Though technically in Matthews, Blackstone is closer to Weddington center than downtown Matthews. blackstone

A trip to SouthPark Mall and the surrounding area will take about 30 minutes, depending on the traffic.

Neighborhood amenities in Blackstone include a pool and clubhouse, playground, walking trails and lighted tennis courts. Various athletic fields and events are held right down the road at Optimist Park.

Blackstone was built between 2000 and 2007 and features large, full-brick veneer homes. The homes range from about 3,000 square feet to more than 5,000 square feet on lots of approximately a half acre to 1 acre in size.

Typically, Blackstone homes are priced in the $300,000s to $500,000s.

Currently, there are 8 homes for sale in Blackstone. Two of the homes are under contract as of April 17.

A total of 12 homes sold during the last 12-month period for an average sales price of $434,575 and about $104 per square foot. Sales averaged 97.3% of list price.

Given the per-month sales data for the last year, there is approximately 8 months of inventory on the market in Blackstone. Nearby Anniston Grove has 12 months of inventory. Matthews and Union County have 4.5 months and 6 months, respectively.

Blackstone is zoned for Union County’s Wesley Chapel Elementary School and Weddington middle and high schools.