Echo Hills Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Built in the early 1950s, the brick ranch houses of Echo Hills give the neighborhood a nostalgic feel. While several original residents have celebrated decades of residency in Echo Hills, the neighborhood’s excellent location is becoming increasingly popular with families and young professionals looking for an affordable neighborhood close to the city’s urban center.
Homes in Echo Hills are slowly being restored to their original beauty with updated features, as homeowners refinish beautiful hardwood floors, add bonus rooms and renovate kitchens and bathrooms. The mature landscaping, large lots and tall trees give Echo Hills a tranquil, shaded atmosphere. The neighborhood encompasses ZIP code 28205, and it is built around the intersection of Monroe Road and Wendover Road and borders Independence Boulevard on the northeast.
Residents of Echo Hills enjoy an easy commute to uptown Charlotte, traveling either by personal vehicle or on a city bus. Nearby shopping areas include Chantilly Shopping Center, Eastway Shopping Center and Cotswold Shopping Center. New uptown shopping complexes, including popular big-box stores and trendy boutiques, are minutes away. Echo Hills is close to a number of popular local eateries and shops as well as uptown’s busy bars and restaurants.
Echo Hills is near several popular parks, including Kilborne Park with its disc-golf course. Chantilly Park is home to a disc-golf putting area, a playground, walking trails and a sand volleyball court. A short drive takes Echo Hills residents to McAlpine Greenway, which has nine miles of wide trails and nature walks that are frequented by runners, walkers, cyclists and families.