What are the Best Neighborhoods in Davidson, NC?

Beth Sterner
Beth Sterner
Published on July 12, 2017

Living near Davidson, NC, I have an incredible understanding of the local neighborhoods. The list below was compiled after polling local residents their opinion of the best neighborhoods in Davidson, NC and why.

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Davidson, NC is located in Mecklenburg County. It is home to a growingly popular downtown, gorgeous landscapes and waterfront communities on Lake Norman. As of 2014, the census bureau reported over 11,981 residents in Davidson, NC. The neighborhoods in Davidson are popular for people who commute to Charlotte. The Davidson area is home to some of the area’s best dining and shopping. The outdoor enthusiast will feel right at home in Davidson, with an incredible downtown area, Davidson Lake and Lake Norman. You will find some of the best neighborhoods to buy a home for sale in Davidson, NC as you read through this blog. If you have any questions about neighborhoods or homes for sale in Davidson, NC, please give me a call today!

Today, Davidson’s growth moves east and west with multiple new communities. The closer you stay to interstate 77, or downtown, the more developed Davidson is. If you head toward Lake Davidson or Lake Norman, there are incredible waterfront homes for sale in Davidson.

So according to area residents, what are the best neighborhoods in Davidson, NC? Find them below listed in no particular order.

I will be adding links to all the homes for sale in these great neighborhoods ASAP! In the meantime, contact me for a list of all the current and coming soon listings in your favorite neighborhood! I look forward to assisting you with you Davidson, NC home search.


Summers Walk

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The Summers Walk neighborhood in Davidson, NC lies just on the outskirts of town. Summers Walk is popular because of it’s homes with front porches. Other amenities making the Summers Walk subdivision a favorite are the walking trails, community pool and dog park. You will find

Townhomes and Single Family Homes sprinkled throughout the neighborhood along with multiple common areas for residents. Homes range from the $160,000s – low $300,000s.

To view Homes for Sale in Summers Walk click here!


River Run

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The River Run neighborhood in Davidson, NC is well-known for it’s highly rated private golf course, along with country club offering 16 indoor and outdoor tennis courts, swimming pool and a full-service fitness center. River Run hosted the Chiquita Classic, a PGA Tour event in 2013.

You will also find walking trails and paths lining the community with beautifully landscaped common areas.

Homes in River Run Neighborhood range from the $400,000s – over a million.

To view Homes for Sale in River Run click here!


Bailey Springs

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The Bailey Springs neighborhood in Davidson, NC is a short walk to downtown Davidson by way of a greenway path. The builder of this subdivision in Davidson is David Weekly, who is known for Southern Style floor plans and porches.

Amenities in Bailey Springs neighborhood include a swimming pool with cabana along with walking trails throughout the community.

To view Homes for Sale in Bailey Springs click here!



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The Runneymede Neighborhood in Davidson, NC is rated as one of the best by local residents. It is very unique in the fact Runneymede offers equestrian facilities. If you enjoy horses, this is the community for you!

Runneymede offers beautiful landscaping, large lot sizes and horse facilities in the heart of Davidson, NC.

To view Homes for Sale in Runneymede click here!


The Farm at Riverpointe

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The Farm at Riverpointe Neighborhood in Davidson, NC is within Cabbarrus County and only minutes from Huntersville, NC. This subdivision is perfectly located to give residents the feeling of living in the country, while being in very close proximity to the city.

The Farm at Riverpointe Neighborhoods has a barn like amenity area within the community, swimming pool and splash pad, and a lot more. You will find many already built homes for sale in this neighborhoods, along with Ryan Homes and Landis Reed building new homes.

To view Homes for Sale in The Farm at Riverpointe click here!



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Anniston Neighborhood in Davidson, NC offers homes from close to 2500 square feet to over 6000 sq.ft. Lot sizes also vary from just over 0.5 acre to more than 2 acres. The Anniston Neighborhood boasts several common areas, a playground and walking trails. This neighborhood has an HOA and the dues are around $700 annually.

Anniston is located on the outskirts of Davidson, NC near the intersection of Presbyterian Rd and Shearers Rd near the Mooresville and Davidson city lines.

To View Homes for Sale in Anniston click here!


Complete List of Popular Subdivisions in Davidson, NC.

Disclaimer: Map depictions may not be 100% accurate. Please consult plat map for actual subdivision outline.


Bailey Springs


Cabin Creek

Cabin Woods

Davidson Pointe

Davidson Springs

Davidson Wood

Deer Park

The Estate on Lake Davidson

The Farm at Riverpointe

Hobbs Hill

Hudson Place

Lake Davidson Park


Old Davidson

Pages Pond

Park Creek

River Run


Spinnaker Cove

Summers Walk

Woods at Lake Davidson


Final Thoughts on the Neighborhoods in Davidson, NC

This list is only a few of the incredible neighborhoods in Davidson. When picking the best or most popular neighborhoods in Davidson I wanted to give you a list compiled by the opinions of local residents. Davidson, NC is a fairly large town and you can often find several great neighborhoods within a short distance of each other. If you already live in Davidson or thinking about relocating to Davidson, I can help you find a new home in an area that fits your needs.

After interviewing clients and other Davidson residents I have put together a list of pros and cons about living in Davidson!

What do you love about Davidson, NC?

  • Location
  • Affordability
  • Amenities
  • Schools
  • Lake Davidson
  • YMCA is on the LAKE
  • Incredible Downtown
  • Excellent Restaurants

What would you change about Davidson, NC?

  • Walkability is not great
  • Small yards in some neighborhoods
  • Traffic (better infrastructure)

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