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Upper Jetton Waterfront 16125 Jetton Road | MLS# 2210106 Offered at $4,950,000

Peninsula Waterfront Villa 16920 Harbor Master Cove | MLS# 3027468 Offered at $4,399,000

Global Expertise. Tailored Service. Christie’s Credibility. We’re pleased to announce Ivester Jackson Distinctive Properties has been hand picked to become the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for the Lake Norman/Charlotte Area. • Over 40% of The Charlotte Region’s Luxury Traffic Originates In Other States/Internationally • Maximize Your Home’s Exposure To An Affluent Audience Worldwide • 132 Market Leading Affiliate Brokerages Worldwide • Over 1,000 Offices in 42 Countries • US $100 Billion in Sales in 2013

Peninsula Waterfront Estate 19125 Peninsula Point Drive | MLS# 3031440 Offered at $3,899,900

The Lodges At Eagles Nest - Banner Elk 7481 Eagles Nest Trail | MLS# 3035208 Offered by Eric A Zientek at $2,499,000

Lori Ivester Jackson 704.996.5686

Lake Norman 704.655.0586 | Charlotte 704.499.3054

141 Great Oaks Lane MLS# 3029518 | $3,500,000

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106 Milford Circle | MLS# 3033909 | $1,550,000



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103 Tisbury Court | MLS# 3015665 | $1,899,900

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1739 Brawley School Rd | MLS# 3036314 | $1,100,000








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8709 Longview Club drive | the club at longview $1,995,000 | MLS 3034904 Elegant European style Country Club Estate with the Longest View in Longview






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7342 sardis road | charlotte, nc $1,190,000 | MLS 2221598 Exceptional Two Home Estate on Private 2+ Acres

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2231 Mcmanus road | mint hill, nc $1,099,800 | MLS 3031546 Sprawling two home Estate nestled on 16.78 acres of total privacy.

SUZANNE COWDEN ABR Broker NC/SC 704.301.1012

Parsons Cowden Luxury Team

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127 Hunters Pointe Lane | The Harbour At The Pointe $1,449,000 | MLS 2218253

177 BAY SHORE LOOP | BAY CROSSING $1,334,000 | MLS 3029828

178 Northington Woods Drive | Northington Woods $849,900 | MLS 3010428

300 Ervin road | lynnbrook subdivision $1,295,000 | MLS 3023308



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MAGNIFICENT in every sense, this one-of-a-kind estate begins with sweeping, panoramic views of Lake Norman. The perfect hideaway to safeguard your privacy and security in one of Lake Norman’s premier neighborhoods.

Norman Estates Gem

8369 Norman Estates Drive | $2,650,000 | MLS# 2192547

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Sensational custom home built with only the most unique and finest quality materials. This stunning home was designed to blend old-world charm with modern conveniences and comforts that luxury home buyers expect.

Tuscan Inspired Waterfront Estate

6821 Pebble Bay Drive | $2,599,000 | MLS# 3005138


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Magnificent European custom waterfront masterpiece built with the finest materials and detail. Full finished basement perfect for 2nd living area and has direct access to your private dock/ pier. Huge motor court area.

European Custom Waterfront in Sailview 4265 Soaring Eagle Cove | $1,250,000 | MLS# 3017066

Susan Dolan


Schooled In Real Estate accredited luxury home specialist & buyer’s representative master’s degree in business administration multi- million dollar producer

Stunning Waterfront Estate

16221 Jetton Road | Cornelius | $2,499,500 | MLS 3022006

The Peninsula Custom Waterfront

17130 Freshwater lane | Cornelius | $2,899,000 | MLS 3028652

Sherry K. Hickman MBA, ALHS, ABR


Global Expertise. Tailored Service. Christie’s Credibility.

Welcome Home to The Club at Longview

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a gated country club community with a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course located just outside Charlotte city limits in Union County For a private tour, contact Craig Martin or Debbie Forbis at Longview Properties, LLC ~ 704.443.2525 or email

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128 Wellfleet lane | mooresville | $1,010,000 | MLS 3001846 Located in The Point & Trump International Golf Club - Charlotte. Elegant French Country Golf Course Home. Grand 4 bedrooms, 4 baths.

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178 Attleboro Place | mooresville | $2,795,000 | MLS 2216165 Located in The Point & Trump International Golf Club - Charlotte. Modern Lake Norman Luxury.





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Lance Carlyle 704-252-0237

Offered at $2,695,000 Price Reduced!!!

Immaculate Waterfront Home on a manicured 1.87 acre peninsula located on a gated private island. Over 6,000 sq ft with 5 bedroom suites and private pier. Most amazing views on the Lake. Outdoor living complete with custom spa, outdoor kitchen, multiple covered decks and a screened porch.

Offered at $1,995,000

3-Story All Brick Waterfront home in Cornelius. 7600+ sq ft, 3 car garage on 0.72 acres with a private pier, pool & hot tub. 2nd kitchen located on the lake level. Master Suite on the main. 6 Bedrooms with 6 ½ baths. Great location with awesome waterviews. Close to The Peninsula Club

Offered at $2,450,000

Gated Waterfront Estate in Cornelius. 8000+ sq ft of all brick construction on 1.11 acres 200’ of shoreline w/ a private pier. Huge backyard with incredible lake views. Master suite on the main with 6 bedrooms and a 4 car garage. 3-stories with 2nd kitchen on lake level .

Offered at $3,199,000

Custom built waterfront home in Cornelius with 170’ of water frontage. Over 10,000 sq ft with 6 beds 8 full and 2 half baths. Gourmet kitchen with Viking Appliances. Pool & spa, private boat dock and elevator. Lake level theater room, wine cellar. Master suite on the main level

Offered at $1,495,000 Price Reduced!!!

Beautiful brick waterfront home located in The Peninsula. 5,043 sq ft with 5 beds 4 ½ baths, private dock, 3 car garage, master suite on main. Screened porch overlooking the lake. New roof and new HVAC recently installed . Plenty of room for a pool. Intelligent wiring throughout.

Jim Carlyle 704-252-3047

419 Normandy Road | MLS# 3007793 | $795,000

Beautiful Cape Cod with master on the main floor and circle drive! The home is on a wooded lot with public access to the lake and airpark runway! Airplane hangar door dimension is 40 ft. wide by 12 ft. high with an inside height of TWO heated stories! Home has enclosed sunroom that is heated/ cooled. There is a KOI pond with lots of flowering plants all around the property.


The Patty bender team

selling lake norman luxury

Patty Bender 704.506.1611

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2871 Oak Park Road | Rock Hill | $849,900

Carefully restored historic home with modern additions located on rock bluff overlooking an old creek. 3 story, 3 bedroom, 4 bath with 3880 sq ft on17+ acres. Detached garage with fully equipped apartment. 3 stall barn with 7 fenced acres. MLS# 3001085

Arbie Turner 803-207-7051 803-835-2351

8733 Hagers ferry rd | denver, nc 6885 SQ. FT. +/- | $698,500


Your Home. . . Our Commitment

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5827 Bentway Drive | MLS# 2219182 | $1,795,000

5118 Piper Glen Drive | MLS# 3030883 | $899,000

Truly a one-of-a-kind custom built hard coat stucco home on Carmel Country Club’s 10th green! Luxury abounds with magnificent moldings, beautiful hardwood floors, 11 foot ceilings on the main level, custom split staircase, 3 fireplaces, Master suite on main level with huge trey ceiling, sunroom/sitting room, dual walk-in closets, covered terrace with bead board ceiling, & circular driveway!

A sensational, renovated 5 bedroom, 4 & 2 half bath, hard coat stucco ranch with over $300,000 in upgrades, finished basement and salt water in-ground pool overlooking the beautiful Piper Glen Golf Course. Upgraded kitchen and bathroom, refinished hardwood on main level. Home boasts a 3-zone heating & A/C, full in-house water filtration system, custom built theater room, professionally landscaped backyard.

Kathy Kreshon Carver | 704-714-6695 RE/MAX Metro Realty

14032 McCord Road | MLS# 3030852 | $874,900

14246 Rhiannon Lane | MLS# 3032763 | Call For Pricing

Incredible custom built estate on one and a half acre lot! Wonderful open floor plan; perfect for entertaining. Gleaming hardwoods throughout main level. Great room with fireplace, soaring ceilings and built-in cabinets. Gourmet kitchen with professional range, stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, granite, eat-in bar and breakfast area. Lavish two-story master retreat with luxurious master bath.

Stunning curb appeal and wonderful floor plan; perfect for entertaining. Spacious kitchen opens to dramatic two-story great room with cozy gas log fireplace and sunroom. Second living quarters in basement with full kitchen. Main level master retreat with sitting area and luxurious master bath. Huge deck overlooks custom, heated gunite in-ground saltwater pool, hot tub and covered patio. MUST SEE!

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Five Star Agent – For Outstanding Customer service in Charlotte Magazine. (4 Years in a Row) Closed $49 million in 2013 Expert Negotiator 99% list Price to Sale Price ratio in June 2014 SPENDS OVER $10,000 MONTHLY ON MARKETING IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO SELL YOUR HOME FOR TOP DOLLAR CALL PHIL PUMA AT 704-375-2495 | 33

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Waterfront ~ The Point | 182 Brownstone | Trump National Charlotte

Boat Slip ~ The Point | 103 White Crest Court | Trump National Charlotte

Waterfront ~ The Point | 132 Bunker Way | Trump National Charlotte

The Point | 1785 Brawley School Road | Trump National Charlotte

Waterfront ~ The Harbor At The Point | 144 Hunters Pointe

The Temple Team Real Estate

Kelly Smith

Lead Luxury Agent 704-737-9234


Kent Temple Team Leader 704-235-3000

400 Gladelynn Way | Waxhaw, NC | MLS# 3008567 | $845,000 Custom Home in Exclusive Gated Chatelaine Community. 6 bedroom, 7 bath, 7,337 sq ft. A truly elegant home you’ll want to put on your must-see list!

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Taking Care of Your Family’s Needs Your Luxury Specialist Bill Price 704-287-0618

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4269 River Oaks Road Lake Wylie, SC | 10,400+ SF $2,780,000

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This magnificent waterfront home with big water views on main channel was built with quality in mind! Custom brick with stone accents on 1.2 acres, floors of rich mahogany & luxurious marble, heavy mouldings, wine cellar, attention to detail throughout, 2nd living quarters, state-of-the-art security system, fenced with remote gated entry, 2 docks, boat lifts, jet ski lifts, attached 4 car garage plus attached 2 car garage in addition to a detached 2 car garage, boat/equipment room. One of a kind!

5589 Creole Road $1,299,900 Absolutely stunning waterfront home with European influence! Master on main, gorgeous kitchen, finished basement with 2nd master, full custom oak bar, large wine cellar and office, spacious secondary bedrooms, beautifully landscaped with in-ground pool and 13,000 gallon Koi pond, state-of-the-art electronic systems, incredible attention to detail throughout home. Awardwinning Clover schools and low SC taxes.

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15630 Sassafras Lane $799,000 Enjoy lake living and relaxing in this well built waterfront home on Peninsula lot. Pier, floating dock, boat and jet ski lifts, so many custom features. Covered verandas on both levels to enjoy the views. Hardcoat stucco exterior with terra-cotta roof, 3 car oversized garage with own heat and air, limestone and Brazilian hardwood floors, Viking appliances, Sub-Zero fridge, granite counters, central vac, B&K speakers for sound, security with cameras, irrigation system, basement with workshop. Photos by Cindy Lowery of Open2View

Specializing in Waterfront and Luxury Homes on Lake Wylie and in the surrounding area.

Andy Reynolds Your Lake Wylie Area Specialist

Call, text, or email Andy for a FREE list of ALL available waterfront properties. Photos included!


1100 Metropolitan Avenue #308 | Charlotte MLS# 3023689 | Call for Pricing

370 Greenbay Road | Mooresville | 3.38 Acres MLS# 3022390 | $1,100,000

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Charlotte Luxury Real Estate


YTD Statistics & Other Facts

Most Expensive Home Sales SALES PRICE






1. $4.85 Million The Point 13,300 $365 163 2. $3.97 Million Jetton Road 10,321 $385 1209 3. $3.93 Million Eastover 4,656 $843 75 4. $3.34 Million Pellyn Wood 9,146 $365 368 5. $3.15 Million Myers Park 7,928 $397 38 6. $3.08 Million Carmel Estates 8,271 $372 81 7. $3.00 Million The Peninsula 10,760 $279 182 8. $2.70 Million Myers Park 7,620 $354 0 9. $2.69 Million Sedgefield 9,759 $276 266 10. $2.65 Million The Peninsula 6,884 $385 102


$1,508,093 Average Close Price


Average Days on Market

The % of total $1MM+ home sales represented by New Construction properties

Top Neighborhoods by Highest % of $1MM+ Sales NEIGHBORHOOD % $1MM+ SALES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Myers Park Unaffiliated The Point Eastover Foxcroft Longview The Peninsula Ballantyne CC Highgate Dilworth

20% 8% 8% 6% 5% 4% 4% 4% 3% 2%

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87 302 129 168 74 173 161 162 38 82

$1,491,841 $1,568.537 $1,881,260 $1,600,750 $1,631,259 $1,526,056 $1,921,444 $1,146,500 $1,334,900 $1,209,600

The # of year-to-date Charlotte area home sales $1MM+

Top Zip Codes By # of Sales ZIP 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

28207 28211 28117 28031 28173 28226 28277 28209 28037 28104



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Myers Park, Eastover Foxcroft, Myers Park, Eastover The Point (Mooresville) The Peninsula (Cornelius) Longview, Providence Downs Stonecroft, Pellyn Wood, Carmel Ballantyne, Piper Glen, Providence Myers Park, Colony Sailview (Denver) Highgate (Weddington)

Did you know?


The number of bedrooms within the Biltmore Estate in Asheville (Let’s not forget the 43 bathrooms & 65 fireplaces) Data source: Carolina MLS. Search criteria: Status contractual search date is 1/1/2014 to 8/31/2014 where status is “closed” and current price is 1000000+. All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. | 43

13850 Ballantyne Corporate Pl. Suite 500 Charlotte, NC 28277

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