With approximately 13,000 residents, Highland Creek in Northeast Charlotte is one of the largest master planned subdivisions in North Carolina. It spans both Mecklenburg County, Cabarrus County and also two cities - Charlotte and Concord. The community features an 18-hole golf course, five community swimming pools, 6 tennis courts, parks, playgrounds and walking trails.
The development centers around an 18-hole public golf course, The Highland Creek Golf Club, which includes a pro shop and restaurant. Five lakes throughout the course add nice water features for players and home owners. Highland Creek homes are bundled into several different villages and feature various architectural styles and builders. The community is bound however, by a plethora of on-going community activities, shared recreational facilities and schools.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte is just a few miles from Highland Creek, and many university employees, students and families live in the Highland Creek area. Lowe's Motor Speedway, which hosts two NASCAR races each year, is less than 5 miles away. Mega shopping and entertainment center, Concord Mills, is just 2 miles from Highland Creek. Uptown Charlotte is about a 30 minute drive South from Highland Creek.