The neighborhood of Downtown Charlotte is situated within the city of Charlotte, North Carolina.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Downtown Charlotte, despite its sometimes busy feel. Green spaces, such as Little Sugar Creek Greenway and Frazier Park, are especially well-located and there are about 10 of them close by for residents to explore, which makes it easy to reach them. This part of the city can be rather noisy, as during rush hour, traffic can occasionally be bothersome, although that is not the case everywhere in the neighborhood.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown Charlotte is an important part of its character. This neighborhood also has a good variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. This part of the city experienced its main housing boom since the year 2000, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period.
Primary schools are easy to reach on foot from any location in Downtown Charlotte. However, locals may consider it challenging to access high schools as a pedestrian. In terms of eating, it is typically an option for house buyers in this area to buy their groceries on foot. Additionally, there is usually a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. A good variety of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance.
Downtown Charlotte is especially car friendly. Accessing a place to park is easy, and the street layout is quite amenable to cars. Traveling on foot is also practical for home buyers in this part of the city; running common errands is straightforward by walking, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well.