About Myers Park, Charlotte Real Estate
Classic, affluent, tranquil, and prestigious, this Charlotte neighborhood is centrally located
Considered the most affluent and reputable neighborhood in Queen City, this area features many well-appointed homes located along tree-lined streets and is home to many of Charlotte’s wealthiest residents.
The textile, banking, and utility leaders that developed the area settled here more than a century ago. The area earned national acclaim after turning its cotton fields into scenic landscapes. Now listed as a national historic district, the area is revered for its 100-year-old tree canopy and stunning Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival style homes.
Steeped in historical significance as Charlotte’s first suburb, the neighborhood is now home to Queens University of Charlotte and Myers Park Country Club. Many specialty shops, galleries, and neighborhood eateries are located throughout.
What to Love
- Home to many of Charlotte’s wealthiest residents and well-appointed residences
- Relaxing under the old-growth shade trees
- Many restaurants and retail destinations are located here
People & Lifestyle
Students from Queens University of Charlotte traverse Selwyn Avenue, and exercise enthusiasts bike and jog along Queens Road’s landscaped loops. Families also dominate this section, frequenting shops, galleries, and restaurants.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Dining options are many in Myers Park. Local favorites include Napa on Providence
, an airy bistro offering Napa Valley-inspired cuisine and an all-Californian wine list, Selwyn Avenue Pub
, a neighborhood bar featuring a wide selection of beers and a menu full of comfort food, Dot Dot Dot
, an upscale speakeasy serving craft liquors, cocktails and curated bites, and Little Spoon Eatery
, a New American breakfast and lunch spot with an international bent, chic decor and high-top tables.
Things to Do
The Duke Mansion
: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this mansion is operated as a nonprofit, with all proceeds being used to preserve and protect this community treasure.
Discovery Place Nature
: Formerly Charlotte Nature Museum, this cultural institution features interactive nature exhibits and live animal displays, including a butterfly pavilion, live species, insects, and various native North Carolina animals.
Myers Park is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Myers Park High School is a public high school in Charlotte, North Carolina. It serves grades 9–12 and is a part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools district