Sonora is one of seven villages in the master-planned Stone Creek Ranch neighborhood in south Charlotte. Stone Creek Ranch features a Resident's club, Junior Olympic pool with Kid's Splash Zone and adjacent playground and multipurpose field. Ballantyne area shopping, dining and entertainment are just minutes away and Stone Creek Ranch families attend the top rated South Charlotte schools.
Stone Creek Ranch is located in the heart of the Ballantyne area of south Charlotte. Known for its great schools, ease of access to major thoroughfares, and excellent shopping and dining, Ballantyne is one of the most sought after addresses in the greater Charlotte area.
Charlotte is a city known for its southern hospitality and trademark trees. Alive with blooms in the spring and colorful foliage in the fall, Charlotte enjoys a high quality of life with temperate weather, a plethora of outdoor recreational activities, excellent schools, numerous opportunities for continuing education, first class health care, and a wide variety of sporting and cultural events.
Charlotte has been named one of America's most livable cities and ranks first for the most educated workforce. It's the second largest banking center and has the sixth largest number of Fortune 500 headquarters in the country.
Whether you are a sports fan or a supporter of the arts, Charlotte has something to offer. With two professional sports teams, the Carolina Panthers football team and the Charlotte Bobcats basketball team, you can always find a game to watch. Don't forget about the Charlotte Knights minor league baseball team and Charlotte Checkers hockey team too.
Charlotte's biggest claim to fame is that is is the home to NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway. Check out the new NASCAR Museum uptown, along with the endless supply of art galleries. The Discovery Place IMAX Theater and ImaginOn Children's Theater, the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, and Verizon Wireless Amphitheater offer endless options in live theater and concerts.
Two of the largest hospital systems in the southeast are in Charlotte. Carolinas HealthCare System and Presbyterian Healthcare have multiple hospital locations across the Charlotte metro area, including the state of the art Levine's Children's Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center. With a wide range of specialists and nationally recognized teaching and research institutions, the spectrum of services available to area residents continues to grow while the cost of health care remains below the national average.
If you enjoy spending time outdoors, check out the National Whitewater Center or one of the many parks throughout Charlotte for hiking, mountain biking, or picnicking. Head north to Lake Norman or south to Lake Wylie for water sports, boating and fishing.
Located in the Piedmont Region, Charlotte is within a two hour drive of the beautiful national parks and forests to the west, letting you enjoy the mountain views, fall colors, and winter sports. Hop in your car and head east to visit the North Carolina Outerbanks and its many pristine beaches.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg School System (CMS) is nationally recognized for combining academic rigor with rich opportunities in the humanities. CMS ranks in the top five school districts nationally for the number of National Board Certified teachers on its staff. CMS offers a world of choices, from classical studies to culinary arts, technology, and the highly acclaimed International Baccalaureate and Advanced Diploma programs.
Please remember to confirm school assignments directly with CMS. Current School assignments for Stone Creek Ranch are as follows:
• Polo Ridge Elementary (located adjacent to Stone Creek Ranch) - 980-343-0749
• Jay M. Robinson Middle School - 980-343-6944
• Ardrey Kell High School - 980-343-0860
Charlotte has many options for higher education. With 34 colleges and universities, including Queens College, Davidson College, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Central Piedmont Community College, there are numerous options for undergraduate and graduate studies. Johnston and Wales Culinary School is located uptown and has options for both full time education and continuing education.
There are over 250 stores, restaurants, and recreational opportunities within a five minute drive of Stone Creek Ranch. Options include the quaint, open-air shopping and pedestrian-friendly centers of Blakeney, Stonecrest, Promenade on Providence, Ballantyne Village, and The Fountains, where you can enjoy a movie and al fresco dinner after shopping the unique boutiques and familiar retailers.
Work on your golf game at the adjacent Charlotte Golf Links or enjoy a day at the spa at the Ballantyne Resort. If you're into excercising, head to the gym or outside for some biking or jogging at the Sports Connections and Peak Fitness, nearby Morrison YMCA, or the 521 District Park Recreation Center. Major retailers, local boutiques, and Carolina Place Mall are all just moments away.
Charlotte is located at the crossroads of I-77 and I-85 near the North Carolina and South Carolina border. With an average of 644 airline flights daily, Charlotte Douglas International Airport provides easy access domestically and internationally, with non-stop service to 127 destinations. The Charlotte LYNX light-rail system gives south Charlotte residents a quick alternative to commuting uptown, and the CATS bus system provides public transportation options throughout the city.
Utility Providers for Stone Creek Ranch:
• Duke Energy - 800-777-9898
• Windstream Telephone - 866-255-8356
• Piedmont Natural Gas - 800-752-7504
• Time Warner Cable - 704-975-2658
• City of Charlotte Water and Sewer - 704-336-7600
• Republic Services Inc. (trash removal) - 704-393-6900
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