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.

718 Mt Vernon Avenue
$2,499,000   Under Contract - No Show
Subdivision: Dilworth

If you've been waiting for the perfect Dilworth Historic District home, you have found the one! Originally the home to Charles Moretz of Charlotte staple Moretz Coal & Ice Co., this home was featured on the 2008 Dilworth Home Tour after extensive renovations. Perfectly situated on a large corner lot less than one mile from Uptown Charlotte with full views of the city skyline, this unassuming home now boasts almost 4700sf with 5BRs + office, 5BAs, large, finished basement, original hardwoods throughout main house, whole house generator system and heated tile floors in sunroom & primary bath. The oversized chef's kitchen includes a 12' eat-in island, 48" gas range & pot filler, dual dishwashers, 48" fridge/freezer, cast iron farm sink with marble surround tops, wet bar w/separate sink, wine cooler, and pellet ice maker! The large owner's suite features high vaulted ceilings, spa bath with vessel tub & marble shower, private WC and spacious walk-in closet! Tons of storage and space!

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Basic Information

MLS#: 4104764
Price: $2,499,000
Square Footage: 4660
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5
Acreage: 0.31
Year Built: 1948
Type: Single Family Residence
Listing courtesy of: Daedalus Realty LLC - jason@homeshopcharlotte.com

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