The Best Apartments in Charlotte in 2021

Charlotte is the most populous city in North Carolina and the 15th-most populous in the U.S. In addition, it tops the U.S. in millennial population growth and is the third-fastest-growing major city in the country. With these kinds of statistics in mind, we're here to tell you about the best apartments in Charlotte.

Here are the top 25 communities to help make it easier for you as you begin your search.

25. Infinity 260

infinity 260 charlotte nc

Infinity 260 offers luxury apartments in one- to three-bedroom layouts in the Mallard Creek – Withrow Downs neighborhood, close to the UNC-Charlotte campus.

You can relax after a long day at the resort-style pool or spend an evening with friends around the fire pit.

24. Andover Woods

Andover Woods

Providing a beautiful, affordable living space, Andover Woods features amenities to make life comfortable. One- and two-bedroom apartments are below the national average.

Residents enjoy their home while also taking advantage of a swimming pool, playground, picnic area and easy guest parking for visitors. The units feature nine-foot ceilings, hardwood flooring and oversized closets

23. Pavilion Village Apartments

Pavilion Village Apartments Charlotte nc

Pavilion Village Apartments are new and provide a comfortable home with thoughtful amenities. There are garden tubs in select units, a pantry for extra storage and beautiful views. Furnished apartments are also available.

With easy access to I-485, it's just minutes away from shopping, dining and entertainment nearby in Concord.

Residents enjoy a wide selection of unique one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes featuring a 24/7 fitness center, pool and bark park.

22. The Lexington Dilworth

The Lexington Dilworth Charlotte NC

Situated in the desirable neighborhood of Dilworth, The Lexington Dilworth offers modern design features with studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Ceiling fans, hardwood flooring and oversized closets make this residence a treasure.

Residents enjoy skyline views, flourishing courtyards and social spaces with proximity to the heart of Charlotte — restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues.

21. Parkland Commons

Parkland Commons Charlotte NC

Parkland Commons is conveniently located with easy access to Uptown Charlotte, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and minutes away from I-485. Residents can enjoy a beautiful and spacious environment while only being minutes for the action.

The units are newly renovated and boast built-in bookshelves and wood-burning fireplaces. On the grounds you'll find amenities like a playground, fitness center, swimming pool and barbecue.

20. Wendover Walk Apartments

Wendover Walk Apartments Charlotte NC

Considered affordable upscale living, nestled in a beautiful landscape, Wendover Walk is just minutes from Uptown Charlotte.

Residents live an easy life with shopping nearby, making weekend errands easy breezy.

With newly renovated one and two-bedroom lofts and apartments, you have hardwood floors and spacious bedrooms with a pool and fitness center easily accessible to enjoy.

19. Nova Ridge

Nova Ridge Charlotte NC

Nestled on the northwest side of Charlotte, Nova Ridge, is newly renovated with a fresh interior and updated amenities.

Situated near UNC Charlotte, residents enjoy life lounging by the pool, working out in the fitness center, relaxing in the clubhouse with friends and grilling on the barbecue while watching neighborhood kids play on the playground.

Close to Freedom Village Shopping Center, banks and Novant Health medical center, you can have all your needs met close to home.

18. Strawberry Hill

Strawberry Hill Charlotte NC

First off, Strawberry Hill offers a 24/7 fitness studio, a business center, a saltwater pool, a bark park and more.

Located in the desirable SouthPark neighborhood, it's only a short walk to Strawberry Hill plaza, with a Fresh Market, restaurants and retail shopping.

Residents can drive just minutes down the road to Charlotte's premiere SouthPark Shopping Mall and the Regal Phillips Place movie theatre, too.

There's no end to activities or a little rest and relaxation at Strawberry Hill.

17. Pointe at Prosperity Village

Pointe at Prosperity Village Charlotte NC

Pointe at Prosperity Village, with easy access to three main highways and close to schools, boasts an effortless commute to work or getting your family where they need to go.

Amenities include an outdoor grilling lounge, fire pit, pool and 24-hour fitness center. And last but not least, a nutritious breakfast served every Saturday.

16. Providence Park

Providence Park Charlotte NC

Located in Ballantyne, Providence Park is a lovely community on the Southside of Charlotte. It lies on tree-lined streets with easy access to I-485 and has more than five shopping villages nearby to take care of your every need.

This townhome apartment village prides itself on exceptional management with committed service teams to assist you.

Plus, it's in an excellent school district with some of the top private and public schools in Charlotte.

15. Cortland NoDa

Courtland NoDa Charlotte NC

Cortland NoDa sits on the perimeter of Charlotte's arts district, NoDa, close to restaurants, breweries and street artists. You'll be in the heart of a diverse and eclectic population. The new Lynx Blue Line light rail station is only a short walk away, making your commute easy.

Spend your downtime drinking coffee from one of many shops, practicing yoga at Ebb & Flow Movement Studio or seeing live music at the Evening Muse.

14. V & Three

V & Three Charlotte NC

V & Three is near the Blue Line so getting from the University area to NoDa's arts district to South Charlotte is easy.

Amenities include stainless steel appliances, private balconies and oversized walk-in closets. Enjoy the shared spaces, the Cyber Café, fitness studio with Peloton bikes and yoga on the lawn. They even have a Bark Park & Paw Spa.

13. Green Rock Estates

Green Rock Estates Charlotte NC

Located on the Eastside of Charlotte, Green Rock Estates offers easy access to Uptown Charlotte and I-485.

Included in all living spaces are ceiling fans, a fireplace, hardwood flooring and oversized closets. Outside your home, you'll find a playground, fitness center, recreation room and swimming pool.

You'll also have a business and media center at your disposal.

12. Swan Run Apartments

Swan Run Apartments Charlotte NC

Located in a quiet neighborhood area of South Park and nestled on 25 acres of the beautifully maintained property is Swan Run.

Residents can enjoy fireplaces, screened porches, sunken living rooms and more. Prices for this hidden gem are a steal being below the national average.

If you like being quiet at home and being in the thick of the action when you choose, this might be the perfect place for you.

11. Ascent Pineville

Ascent Pineville Charlotte NC

Residents living at Ascent Pineville find convenient access to business parks, retail shops, the I-485 freeway and Carolinas Medical Center.

Apartments feature wood-burning fireplaces, renovated kitchens, vaulted ceilings and more. This unique property offers a bark park, pool with sundeck and an outdoor grill.

At Ascent Pineville, you can enjoy living near all the conveniences of town.

10. Bradford Commons

Bradford Commons Charlotte NC

Bradford Commons is a garden-style complex with convenient access to I-85 and I-77. These two major interstates easily accessible to schools, Novant Health, parks, Charlotte Country Club and shopping.

Residents enjoy a small and quiet community with unique features and amenities such as a pet park, walk-in closets, porches and more.

9. Safire at Matthews

Safire at Matthews Charlotte NC

With a private entry onto McAlpine Greenway, Safire at Matthews offers a comfortable community with an opportunity to thrive while hiking, jogging or biking.

Spacious floor plans include a fireplace, large closets and unique amenities such as a car wash area, guest parking and dog park.

Oh, and don't forget, the oversized patios and balconies that offer a beautiful panorama of landscaped grounds.

8. Woodford Estates

Woodford Estates Charlotte NC

A short walk from Kilborne Park and only a 15-minute drive to Uptown Charlotte, Woodford Estates gives its residents a quiet lifestyle while being close to fine dining, entertainment and shopping.

Living at Woodford Estates, you'll enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, a clubhouse, energy-efficient kitchens, a pet park and easy access to trails for biking and hiking.

7. Somerstone Estates

Somerstone Estates Charlotte NC

Boasting 22 impeccably maintained buildings, Somerstone Estates offers suburban-style living.

You can easily apply online to take advantage of great amenities, such as a clubhouse, fitness center, playground for your children, fireplaces and more.

With a complimentary coffee bar, ample onsite parking, a bark park and dry cleaning and laundry service for residents, what's not to love?

6. Rivermere Apartments

Rivermere Apartments Charlotte NC

Rivermere Apartments, located in Mountain Island, is part of an affluent neighborhood and home to private schools and lakes.

Residents are only minutes away from endless shopping, delicious restaurants and the Whitewater Rafting Center.

All apartments feature eight-foot ceilings and walk-in closets. The complex also offers a sparkling swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness studio and a business center with free computer access.

5. Vistas @ 707

Vistas @707 Charlotte NC

Considered the finer side of urban living, Vistas @ 707 is close to Little Sugar Creek Greenway and hotspots like NoDa, Plaza Midwood and historic Elizabeth.

Residents enjoy beautiful views of the Charlotte cityscape while enjoying the amenities featuring a saltwater pool, game lounge and an outdoor entertainment kitchen.

Note that there are income restrictions to meet the new Neighborhood Stabilization Program.

4. Copper Creek

Copper Creek Charlotte NC

Copper Creek, located minutes from the University Area and Uptown Charlotte, is less than a mile away from shopping and dining.

All residents of Copper Creek enjoy the convenience of door-to-door trash pickup five nights per week. Plus, select apartments offer optional window seats, bay windows and vaulted ceilings.

This community could be your next home, situated on 12 peaceful acres of beautiful landscape with private lake views and abundant recreation opportunities.

3. Crown Point Townhomes

Crown Point Townhomes Charlotte NC

Crown Point is just off Highway 74/Independence Boulevard and only seven miles from Uptown Charlotte.

Residents of Crown Point enjoy two-bedroom townhomes with large living spaces, open floor plans, oversized closets and private patios with extra storage space.

Outside is a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, coffee bar, 24-hour fitness center and business center with high-speed internet access.

Plus, Crown Point is perfectly family friendly — there are three playgrounds and a pet park.

2. The Park at San Remo

The Park at San Remo Charlotte NC

The Park at San Remo is a lakeside community near three different shopping plazas, so you can find anything you need.

There are seven-floor plans to choose from with hardwood flooring, oversized closets and lake views. Residents enjoy the swimming pool, fitness center, tennis courts, pet park and playground.

This safe gated community is close to public transportation and will give you the feeling of peace while still being close to all that you need.

1. The Oasis at Regal Oaks

The Oasis at Regal Oaks Charlotte NC

At the top of our list is The Oasis at Regal Oaks, located in East Charlotte with easy access to Highways 74, 24 and 27. These highways allow simplicity in getting around Charlotte. Living here gives residents the peace of a quiet neighborhood, while having easy access to the big city.

All apartments feature a garden-style tub, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces and bay windows. Outside amenities include a pool, picnic areas and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

The best apartments in Charlotte

We hope this list of top 25 apartments in Charlotte has given you a great beginning in your search for a new home in a beautiful city. Let us continue to help you find apartments for rent in Charlotte.

We looked at all available multifamily rental property inventory from January to June 2021 on Rent.com to determine which properties with a Charlotte mailing address are most viewed by organic internet searches. The information included in this article is used for illustrative purposes only. The data contained herein does not constitute financial advice, availability, or a pricing guarantee for any apartment.
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Jeanne BellewJeanne Bellew is a resident of Charlotte's NoDa neighborhood. Her work has been published in Focusgroups.com, Rugs.com, NoDa News and The Charlotte Jewish News.

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