A recipient of APA NC’s Great Main Street Award in 2015, Belmont, North Carolina, is a cozy, friendly place to live. Several quiet neighborhoods offer spacious, brand new homes for sale, featuring modern amenities encased in classic styles. Closer to Main Street, there are unique older homes that hearken back to the days when the textile industry was the heart of Belmont’s economy.
Located just 15 miles west of Charlotte, Belmont offers access to all the conveniences of a major city while still preserving the sense of community that is characteristic of a smaller town. Within its 10.1 square miles, it contains a wealth of exceptional landmarks perfect for hours of exploration. Chief among these is the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Visitors to The Garden can enjoy nature trails, an orchid conservatory and events such as the Shutterbug Photography contest. The Garden’s beauty and elegance led it to be named one of the Southeast’s best wedding venues by The Knot. Two rivers border the city-the Catawba and its tributary, the South Fork Catawba. The Catawba is home to the U.S. National Whitewater Center, a prominent hub of watersports like whitewater rafting, as well as many other outdoor sports.
Belmont is home to two colleges- the Kimbrell campus of the Gaston College system, and Belmont Abbey College and Basilica. The Basilica is a splendid piece of architecture, enshrining magnificent works of art. Along with Downtown Belmont, it is on the National Register of Historic Places. Downtown Belmont hosts numerous community events year-round, in which the town’s 10,500 citizens are enthusiastic participants. Every December the annual Christmas Village festival is held on Downtown Belmont’s Main Street. In the spring, residents look forward to the annual Belmont Criterium, a thrilling bike race during which contestants speed through the city’s streets to the cheers of spectators. The Belmont Farmer’s Market and the Keep Belmont Beautiful organization help preserve our natural resources by supporting local farmers and conservation. Belmont, North Carolina, is rich with new experiences and fond traditions. If you want to be a part of this remarkable place, browse our listings below to find the perfect home for yourself.