Dilworth

Since its inception in the 1890′s, Dilworth has been one of Charlotte’s most distinct neighborhoods. Developed as the city’s first suburb, Dilworth was connected to downtown by Charlotte’s first electric streetcar. The success of the initial development of Dilworth led its creator, Edward Dilworth Latta, to expand the neighborhood in the 1910′s, under a plan by the Olmstead Brothers, then the nation’s preeminent landscape designers.

Although their plan was never fully implemented, the Olmstead’s curved roads and dramatic landscaping set the tone for much of Charlotte’s future character. In 1987, Dilworth was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

1326 Lafayette Avenue
$1,795,000   Active
Subdivision: Dilworth

Located on a quiet and desirable street just minutes from uptown, this light filled brick georgian home is the perfect spot to call home. The main floor lives beautifully with gracious entertaining spaces to include living and dining rooms, sunroom, gourmet kitchen with high end appliances , butlers pantry and breakfast area. The large family room is open to the kitchen and has french doors leading out to covered porches , patio and large flat rear yard. The second floor includes a private master suite with a gas fireplace, two walk in closets, a study and covered porch with views of uptown and 4 additional bedrooms with two baths. The 3rd floor space is perfect for guests or an au paire and additional play space. With fresh paint and updated lighting this home has it all. The partially finished basement would make a great wine cellar or home gym. walkable to all in Southend, Uptown, Latta Park and Dilworth schools. Located in historic district all rules and regs apply.

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Basic Information

MLS#: 3585872
Price: $1,795,000
Square Footage: 5707
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5
Acreage: 0.32
Year Built: 1927
Type: Single Family Residence
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Listing courtesy of: Dickens Mitchener & Associates Inc

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