Ballantyne has a nearby mall with a range of options, and it is frequented by families searching for everything all in one place. Look beyond Ballantyne for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Highway 51 and McAlpine.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Because moving can be messy, narrow your search for the perfect place by using our site's apartment ratings and reviews. For those who value convenience, Rea Rd. and John J Delaney Dr. are a couple popular streets in Ballantyne with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Ballantyne with dinner at Tokyo One Express and drinks at On The Roxx. With a few different restaurants in the area, Ballantyne residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and barbecue. Drink up at Cosmos Cafe or D'vine Wine Cafe and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wing Street and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Hand & Stone Massage & Facial and Fitness Connection. Artistic-admirers everywhere will appreciate the range of events located in the neighborhood's Carolina Dance Capital.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Ballantyne spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Ballantyne has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Nutri Shop and Forest 2 Market which are both located on John J Delaney Dr. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of Sinfully Sweet Cakes Etc, a neighborhood bakery on Ballantyne Trace Ct., or head to Sas Cupcakes, a sweet spot which is located on Rea Rd. Furthermore, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Kangaroo Express and Harris Teeter.
Ballantyne is a trendy area, especially since it has multiple shopping malls and shopping centers. The shopping is fairly extensive in Ballantyne, Le Cottage and Nuts About Carolinas are a couple convenient retail options in the neighborhood.
Neighborhood School Stats
Schools near the apartments in Ballantyne are Ardrey Kell High School, Community House Middle School and Hawk Ridge Elementary School. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg district has 102 elementary schools, 41 middle schools and 36 high schools. Charlotte-Mecklenburg district has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Union County Public district. Charlotte-Mecklenburg district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Union County Public district.
Living, Demographics and Costs
To help you make budgeting decisions, it's probably good to know that Ballantyne's cost of living is about 68% higher than in nearby Highway 51. On average a household in Ballantyne spends $74.8K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Highway 51, which come to around $44.4K/year.
The neighborhoods of Ballantyne and Highway 51 are similar in terms of household size. In Ballantyne, the average household size is 2.26 inhabitants, and in Highway 51 it is 2.58 inhabitants.
At $108.1K, the average income level in Ballantyne is significantly higher than that of Highway 51's, which stands at $51.2K.