The Brookwood North neighborhood, in Concord, North Carolina, is near I-85 and highways 73 and 29. Brookwood North is just a short drive from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport and the Carolinas Medical Center Northeast. Another neighborhood landmark is the large, mid-city Oakwood Cemetery. Brookwood North is a charming rural neighborhood close to schools and recreation.
Neighborhood schools include Concord High School which offers Advanced Placement Courses and an International Baccalaureate program. Concord High School boasts a Great School Rating of 7 and a Community Rating of 5. Coltrane-Webb Elementary School is also in the area. Coltrane-Webb offers Pre-K to 5 classes and has a Community Rating of 4.
Historic Barber Scotia College is also located in Concord. Barber Scotia began in 1867 as a seminary and then became a private black women’s college for training teachers and social workers. The college is now coed and offers degrees in religion, business and bio-energy.
Several city parks serve the Brookwood North area. Les Meyers Community Park boasts 21 acres and basketball and tennis courts. Les Meyers Community Park also offers a playground, a concrete skating rink, a softball field, an amphitheater and a community building. Caldwell Park on Georgia Avenue is situated on 24 acres and offers tennis and basketball courts, a skating circle and a playground. Area residents can enjoy a 1.4 mile walking trail, baseball fields, an amphitheater, a community building and several picnic areas.
Located near I-85, the Cabarrus Country Club offers a George Cobb designed golf course, six tennis courts, and an Olympic size swimming pool. The pool has a diving well, a wading pool, side dining and a competitive swim team program.
Favorite restaurants in the area include the Ibis on McCachern Boulevard, which features Caribbean and vegetarian food, and the Fuji San Japanese Restaurant on Concord Parkway North. This restaurant offers an interesting combination of steaks, Japanese cuisine and sushi.