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Enter through the gates just off New Town Road in Marvin to arrive at Providence Downs South, one of suburban Charlotte’s most elegant and coveted communities. With sprawling, luxurious homes on large wooded lot, resort-like amenities, low Union County tax rates, excellent schools, and plenty of shopping, dining and activities just minutes away, this private gated neighborhood certainly offers suburban country living at its finest. Welcome to Providence Downs South.

History

While Providence Downs South is a newer planned community, the surrounding rural area is one rich in history, with the first colonists settling here before the Revolutionary War (Andrew Jackson was reportedly born near Waxhaw in 1767). Remaining an agricultural area for over 100 years, the area became more industrial with the arrival of the railroad in the 1880s, and textile mills began springing up to process the cotton grown on area farms. These days, thanks to the growth of nearby Charlotte, the Marvin-Waxhaw area enjoys the benefits of being a metropolitan suburb while retaining its rural country charm, giving area residents the best of both worlds.

Quick Facts

  • Population: 6110 (Marvin)
  • Neighborhood features newer luxury homes, clubhouse, fitness center, 3 swimming pools, lazy river and more
  • Zoned within Union County School District
  • Located approximately miles south of the Charlotte Loop (I-485), approximately 23 miles south of downtown Charlotte

Local Attractions

The many amenities of Providence Downs South make it an attraction of itself, with several pools for kids and adults, a lazy river and waterslide, and a massive, elegant clubhouse with plenty of meeting space, among other things. The nearby area offers much in the way of outdoor activities, from the walking trails in Marvin to horseback riding at one of several area stables, to golf at nearby Firethorne Country Club (and a public course in the Ballantyne area). A short drive south brings you to historic downtown Waxhaw with its delightful antique shops, while a short drive north to I-485 provides easy access to the best attractions of Charlotte

Dining

  • 131 Main – Drive about four miles north to the Blakeney shopping area to experience this highly rated restaurant, featuring reserve wines, craft beers and New American fare in a casual-upscale environment.
  • 18 Asian & Sushi Bar – Excellent Asian-inspired fare and sushi can be found at this Blakeney hotspot, along with plenty of atmosphere, all at reasonable prices.
  • Rippington’s Restaurant – Located in historic downtown Waxhaw, this local favorite features a comprehensive menu of excellent, moderately priced meals.

Transportation

  • Airports Charlotte Douglas International Airport is approximately 24 miles from Providence Downs South. One of the busiest airports in the country, it offers nonstop flights to over 150 destinations. It is also a major American Airlines hub.
  • Major Roads and Interstates – The southeast sector of Interstate-485 (Governor James G. Martin Freeway) is located about 6 miles north via Rea Road.

Shopping

  • Blakeney– This busy shopping area can be found about four miles north of Providence Downs South via Rea Road, where you’ll find larger retailers like Target and Old Navy along with boutique shops like Talbots and Francescas.
  • StoneCrest at Piper Glen – A short drive past Blakeney brings you to this busy shopping area adjacent to I-485, featuring a wide range of stores, dining and a movieplex.
  • SouthPark – About a half-hour’s drive into Charlotte, SouthPark Mall offers a more upscale shopping experience with anchor stores like Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus, along with more than 150 other stores.

Entertainment, Nightlife & Things To Do

  • The Golf Club at Ballantyne – Located in the nearby Ballantyne area, this public 18-hole championship course offers tee times year-round.
  • Symphony Park at SouthPark – Enjoy a variety of concerts and events during the spring and summer months (including the Charlotte Symphony’s Summer Pops series) at this popular outdoor venue adjacent to the SouthPark Mall.

Real Estate Information

Providence Downs South is a newer planned community featuring spacious custom homes built from 2005 onward, with newest homes built within the past year. Home prices in this community range from the upper $600s to around $1.7 million.

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Homes for Sale in Providence Downs South

2027 Connonade Drive Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,545,000

MLS #3315755

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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1910 Funny Cide Drive Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,499,000

MLS #3293798

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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1608 Funny Cide Drive Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,290,000

MLS #3154982

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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1609 Lookout Circle Marvin, North Carolina 28173

$1,285,000

MLS #3269315

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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1617 Funny Cide Drive Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,250,000

MLS #3286588

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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1614 Lookout Circle Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,200,000

MLS #3326749

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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1914 Funny Cide Drive Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,149,000

MLS #3263295

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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1316 Lookout Circle Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,149,000

MLS #3325635

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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1510 Venetian Way Drive Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,139,500

MLS #3313633

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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9511 BlackGold Circle Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,100,000

MLS #3305042

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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9701 Strike The Gold Lane #25 Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$1,025,000

MLS #3329196

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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11008 Strike The Gold Lane Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173

$925,000

MLS #3327379

Subdivision: Providence Downs South

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