One of Waxhaw, North Carolina’s most desired and perennially favorite communities since 2006, Lawson is an idyllic neighborhood of 765+ homes set on 558 picturesque acres with tree-lined streets and miles of scenic nature/walking trails.
More than one-third of the community’s acreage has been devoted to common land, including the preservation of the magnificent 150 year old Heritage oak tree. The community was named after the 18th century, naturalist, John Lawson and was built as a tree-save community.
Community amenities include the Millhouse/Clubhouse, swim complex, tennis courts, kids’ playground, fitness center. All the fun of a country club lifestyle without the country club lifestyle cost.
Cane Creek Park is close-by, featuring camping areas, a 300 acre lake for swimming, fishing, canoeing, and trails for biking and horseback riding. Also nearby is The Carolina Thread Trail, a regional network of green ways, trails, and blue ways with a new cross-state suspension bridge connecting the Twelve Mile Greenway in Waxhaw, NC with the Twelve Mile Creek Trail in Lancaster, SC offering four continuous miles of pathways to walk and explore.
Love to golf? There are some 30 golf courses to choose from within 10 miles of Lawson.
The charming, historic town of Waxhaw, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, is minutes away and offers quaint shops, restaurants, a farmer’s market, and lots of community activities throughout the year.
Lawson’s location provides easy access to Charlotte’s best shopping, dining, and entertainment options, medical services, primary local roads and I-485, as well as to some of Union County’s highest rated public schools.
Is it any wonder Lawson has been one of Waxhaw area’s most in-demand neighborhoods for over 10 years?
What Style of Homes Will You Find In Lawson?
One of the larger subdivisions in Waxhaw with 600+ homes, Lawson homes range in price from the high $300,000’s to the mid $900,000’s. Homes range in size from about 1,700 square feet to 5,000+ square feet and feature three bedrooms up to six plus bedrooms. Homes are primarily two-story, but there are also 1-1/2 story homes and three story homes, as well as homes with walk-out basements. All homes feature two or three car attached garages and are situated on lots averaging 1/4-1/3 of an acre, although there are homes home considerably larger lots, as well.
Lawson builders included Mattamy, Lennar, Shea Homes, Orleans, Ryland, St. Lawrence, and Pulte, providing a wide variety of home styles. In other words… something for everyone… from first time buyers to empty-nesters to young families, to move-up home buyers looking for luxury homes.
The average age of homes in the community is approximately 7-9 years, with homes built as early as 2005. View all Lawson homes for sale here.
Where Is Lawson Located In Waxhaw?
The Lawson neighborhood is located off of Cuthbertson Road close to Cureton, another high-demand neighborhood in this part of Waxhaw. Two more perennially popular neighborhoods are also minutes away: Quellin, just up the road, across Hwy 16, while Millbridge is minutes away across Kensington Parkway.
Lawson Is One Of 10 Hot Waxhaw Neighborhoods
Top Rated Union County Schools:
Lawson in Waxhaw, North Carolina is served by some of the most highly rated public schools in Charlotte metro area’s Union County, including the high demand New Town Elementary School, Cuthbertson Middle School, and Cuthbertson High School. Some Lawson elementary school children are assigned to the Waxhaw Elementary School. Check with Union County Public Schools for all the most current school assignments.
Also nearby are Central Academy of Technology and Arts and Union Day Charter School. With Union County school assignments subject to change from year to year, parents should verify all school assignments.
Cuthbertson High School is ranked #14 out of 107 public high schools in the Charlotte area by niche.com. It is also ranked by niche.com as #4 out of 12 high schools in Union County. Cuthbertson Middle School is ranked #13 out of 140 Charlotte area public middle schools and #3 of 12 middle schools in Union County. Kensington Elementary School is ranked #29 out of 295 elementary public schools in the Charlotte area and #10 out of 33 public elementary schools in Union County. The Union County School District is ranked the #3 best district in North Carolina. (School ratings from niche.com)
Do top schools make a difference when buying or selling a home? The answer is a YES!
Prime Waxhaw Location:
Lawson is close to the historic town of Waxhaw and the Cureton Shopping Center. It is also located some 15 minutes from the heart of Charlotte’s upscale Ballantyne area which features two large outdoor shopping centers (Blakeney and Stonecrest) including grocery shopping, high-end boutiques, spas, casual and fine dining restaurants, movie theatres, etc. Ballantyne Village is also easily accessible from Lawson. Lawson provides easy access to the Ballantyne Corporate Park, South Park, I-485, Matthews, Indian Land, Charlotte-Douglas Airport.
All of life’s daily conveniences are close to Lawson. And if you love the great outdoors, 30 golf courses, 10 parks plus a dog park, and three hiking trails are within 10 miles of the neighborhood.
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