One visit to this quaint historic town with its close proximity to Charlotte and South Carolina and you'll fall in love. Visiting Waxhaw is like going back to an easier time where residents walk the streets and pause to say hello -- and the community is doing its best to make sure that its strong sense of tradition and history is preserved. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated a "Main Street Community," Waxhaw is the kind of town you see in movies with its picturesque downtown set along the railroad tracks with an array of boutique shops and restaurants. Dating back to the 1700s, Waxhaw is one of the oldest towns in Union County with a population of 10,500 and booming due to its pristine beauty, lower taxes, strong schools and proxmity to Charlotte’s outlying business centers in Ballantyne and Southpark. The area is also a nationally known equestrian community. Options abound for leasing and boarding and having your own equestrian property. Waxhaw is a very family oriented community that likes to celebrate. Some of the more well-known events include SpringFest, July 4th festivities, Autumn Treasures, The Grill'n and Chill'n BBQ Cook Off and the 12 days of Christmas.
Each April, the Queen's Cup Steeplechase is held just up the road in neighboring Mineral Springs. It is THE annual horse racing event to benefit local and regional charities. It is a fun day for family and friends to celebrate the Rite of Spring!
If you long for pastoral peaceful living with parks and green space and access to a major metropolitan city than Waxhaw is your place. RETURN TO WAXHAW CHARLOTTE NEIGHBORHOOD HOMES FOR SALE SEARCH