About the Providence Plantation Neighborhood
Located near the intersection of I-485 and Providence Road, Providence Plantation is a family-friendly neighborhood of upscale single-family homes and apartment homes, including Providence Park Apartments, in Charlotte, NC.
Providence Plantation and Providence Park Apartments are zoned for some of Charlotte’s highest-performing public schools, including McKee Road Elementary School and Providence Spring Elementary School, Crestdale Middle School and Providence High School. Charlotte Latin, one of Charlotte’s best private schools, is just a mile up Providence Road.
Shopping and Dining Options Near Providence Plantation
Providence Plantation offers convenient access to shopping, dining and recreation throughout South Charlotte and Ballantyne. Across Providence Road on Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Promenade on Providence is an open-air shopping center that includes a variety of retail and restaurants including The Fresh Market, Home Depot, Total Wine, Sun and Ski Sports, and eateries like Buffalo Wild Wings, Queen City Craft and Gourmet, Q Shack, Sips and Dips, Starbucks and more. During the summer months, Promenade on Providence hosts its Music on the Green Series with local musicians.
Just south of Providence Plantation, Waverly is a walkable mixed-use development of shops, restaurants, services and office space that is anchored by a Whole Foods and includes a Hilton Garden Inn with a rooftop terrace overlooking the city. The Terrace at Waverly is a popular spot for events and concerts. Whether you’re looking for a date night spot like The Porter’s House, Foxcroft Wine Co. or Via Roma, or a more casual spot like Carolina Ale House, Chuy’s or Ted’s Montana Grill, you’ll find an array of dining options at Waverly.
Visit clothing shops Ivy & Leo, Mainstream Boutique, Leenie Rae, fab’rik and Scout & Molly’s. Get a facial or massage at Modern Salon & Spa or Hand & Stone Massage, or a holistic treatment at The Invigory. You’ll find a variety of medical, dental and cosmetic services here as well, including Novant Waverly Pediatrics and Primary Care, Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center, Charlotte Pediatric Dentistry, Charlotte Dermatology, Dermatology Care of Charlotte, Horizon Eye Care, Aesthetic Surgery of Charlotte and Waverly Dental.
Providence Plantation Area Parks and Fitness
Some of Charlotte’s best parks and recreation destinations can be found near Providence Plantation, including Colonel Francis Beatty Park, which is adjacent to the neighborhood. Covering 265 acres, the park is known for its mountain biking trails including a pump track, a lake with kayak and canoe rentals, basketball courts, tennis courts, lighted soccer fields, softball fields, two playgrounds, picnic areas, indoor and outdoor shelters, and Lake Pointe Hall, a popular waterfront spot for weddings.
Also adjacent to the neighborhood, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte’s Hemby Center features two massive outdoor swimming pools with waterslides, ropes courses, climbing tower, basketball courts, athletic fields, archery ranges and wooded hiking trails. The Brace Family YMCA nearby also includes indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fitness center, basketball courts, soccer fields, an outdoor track and a childcare center.