Why you'd want to live in Ballantyne
Established in 1995, the neighborhood of Ballantyne is just 17 miles from Uptown Charlotte. Ballantyne is a hub for big name companies including Liberty Mutual, Wells Fargo and Campbell Snacks. The affluent Ballantyne area is home to the Ballantyne Village shopping center, with chic clothing boutiques and jewelry stores, and Blakeney Village, an outdoor mall featuring major national brands. There are a number of casual Italian, Southern and Asian restaurants, as well as cafes and burger joints. Small parks and ponds dot the neighborhood and the Ballantyne hotel has a public 18-hole golf course.