Neighborhood Review: Parkside at Mayfaire

Parkside at Mayfaire is a neighborhood founded on the principle that a community is a living, breathing thing, and one that is represented by the people who live there. As a result, this community was planned from the start with common sense leading the way. The streets are adorned with trees; the sidewalks are generously wide; the homes boast large front porches. With a public garden and fountain, ponds, and playgrounds interspersed, Parkside at Mayfaire is designed to bring its residents together.

If you’re looking for homes for sale Wilmington NC, and you want to live where you’ll be a welcomed and important member of the community, then Parkside at Mayfaire might be for you. Learn more about this coastal community in this neighborhood review.

About Parkside at Mayfaire

Parkside at Mayfaire is smartly located near Wrightsville Beach. It is part of the Mayfaire “complex” which features a town center where residents can grab a cup of coffee, catch a movie, or spend the day shopping. Best of all, everything is just a five to ten minute walk from most homes in the community. At Parkside, residents enjoy a community that allows them to live, work, play, shop, and just relax without having to venture outside the neighborhood.

Parkside sits on 394 acres and features 106 home sites. The very well-appointed homes are mostly 2800 square feet or larger and sit on relatively small lots that are approximately .15 acres. At the heart of the community is a gazebo where residents can gather for concerts and other community activities and get-togethers. The community is specifically designed to encourage interaction between neighbors and boasts plenty of nature and bike trails, gardens, picnic spots, and nature preservation areas.

Properties and Homes in Parkside at Mayfaire

 The homes in Parkside at Mayfaire are built in the traditional coastal plantation and low country styles with sweeping porches that sit close to the sidewalks. Homes in this community have prices ranging from $500,000 to $1,000,000. The few lots that remain are priced from $165K to $226K. The median home sales price for the community is $646,300.

Parkside features homes built by some of Wilmington’s top builders, including Whitney Blair, Inc., Tony Ivey Construction, Hagood Homes, Paragon Custom Homes, North State Partners, LLC, and Bostic Building Corp.

Schools Serving the Parkside at Mayfaire Neighborhood

 Parkside is a family-friendly community served by a number of private and public schools. The public school system consists of College Park Elementary (4/10 rating), Noble Middle School (10/10), and New Hanover High School (5/10). Private school options include the Cape Fear Academy, Coastal Christian High School, Saint Mark Catholic School, Wilmington Christian Academy, and Wilmington Montessori School.

Parkside at Mayfaire’s Home Owner’s Association

Parkside at Mayfaire is managed by Premier Property Management. The monthly HOA dues are $137, which covers the management fee, street maintenance, trash removal, and common area taxes and maintenance.

Nearby Attractions and Amenities

Living in the Mayfaire community places one in the perfect position to enjoy everything Wilmington and the local area has to offer. Residents are only minutes from Wrightsville Beach where one can enjoy boating, surfing, walking “the loop,” relaxing on the beach, and more. The Mayfaire Shopping Center is located adjacent to the community where there are several choices of restaurants, including Long Horn Steakhouse, Red Robin, Brixx Pizza, Chipotle, Cold Stone Creamery, Starbucks, and more. Also, Mayfaire has the best shopping in town. A few major retailers are Belk, Banana Republic, Gap, J. Crew, Ulta, Barnes & Noble, several local boutiques, and much more! There is also a 16-screen movie theater where you can catch all of the new releases.

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