The neighborhood of Harris-Houston is situated within the city of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Harris-Houston offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case closer to Governor James G Martin Freeway. Lastly, public green spaces, including Mallard Creek Greenway and Kirk Farm Fields Community Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes it easy to access them from most locations in Harris-Houston.
The majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Harris-Houston, and the rest of the properties are mainly single detached homes. The average year of construction for houses in this part of the city is 1992. This part of Charlotte has a choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder.
High schools and primary schools are not particularly abundant in this part of the city, and thus may require a rather long walk to get to. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. As far as food is concerned, some, but not all, property owners in Harris-Houston will reside within walking distance of the nearest grocery store. A limited variety of restaurants is available in this area as well.
A car is an excellent transportation option in this part of Charlotte. It is very convenient to park, and many real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Governor James G Martin Freeway. On the other hand, public transit riders may find very few options in Harris-Houston due to the service's low frequency. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines. Traveling on foot is not very practical for property owners in Harris-Houston since very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.