Hembstead is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Hembstead is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Parks aren't well-located, making them occasionally hard to reach. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Four Mile Creek Greenway and Providence Nature Preserve.
In Hembstead, around 70% of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. This neighborhood has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home and one quarter are renters. This part of Charlotte did not experience a single housing boom; the construction of new dwellings in this neighborhood is spread throughout multiple decades in recent history.
In this part of Charlotte, residents will typically be able to get to secondary schools by walking. In contrast, Hembstead does not have any primary schools. With respect to food, reaching the nearest grocery store by walking is feasible for some, but not all, home buyers in this part of the city. There are a few restaurants in this neighborhood.
Driving is a great medium of transportation in this neighborhood. Parking is easy. On the other hand, Hembstead is not very conducive to walking as very few common errands can be run on foot.