The town of Matthews, North Carolina is located in the Charlotte metropolitan area.
Matthews offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the Charlotte metropolitan area is reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Governor James G Martin Freeway or the railway line. Finally, it is easy to access public green spaces from the majority of locations within the town and there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to visit.
In Matthews, around 70% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. The average year of construction for dwellings in this town is 1992. This part of the Charlotte metropolitan area has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 80% of the dwellings in Matthews whereas renters occupy the remainder.
A fraction of home buyers in Matthews may be able to reach one of around 20 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. Regarding education, it can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in Matthews. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Driving is very often the preferred way to get around in this part of the Charlotte metropolitan area. It is very convenient to park. However, walking is not very practical for house buyers in Matthews because very few daily errands can be run on foot.