Providence Downs - South

A gated, amenity-rich community with magnificent homes crafted on lightly wooded lots, PDS offers great views and privacy.

Welcome to Providence

Old world charm meets upscale, modern vibrance
Tucked away from the center city without being too far, Providence Downs South is a neighborhood interweaving historical charm with modern conveniences. A gated, amenity-rich community with magnificent homes crafted on lightly wooded lots, PDS offers great views and privacy. Its bounty of recreational facilities and surrounding trails make active outdoor living a norm, with locals enjoying the fine weather out on the community tennis courts, water park, fitness center, and playground among others. Some of the best schools in Union County cater to the kids of Providence Downs South, and families enjoy the serene country feel while being only a hop, skip and jump away from the buzzing attractions of Charlotte. Homes range from lavish French country estates to detached brick mansions and elegant custom homes.

What to Love

  • Laid back country charm
  • Outstanding schools
  • Active social lifestyle
  • Lovely amenities
  • Gorgeous homes on quiet streets

Local Lifestyle

The luxurious amenities of Providence Downs South have made it a highly desirable community for families, especially those looking to raise kids in an excellent school zone. Draped in a homely country feel, locals enjoy the comfort of a neighborhood offering great views and some privacy, while sitting only minutes from uptown Charlotte. There’s plenty of space to enjoy the gorgeous weather and tranquility of this laid-back haven.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Promenade on Providence is where locals go for everything, from delicious restaurants to national retailers. This shopping complex strategically located at the intersection of two major roads is home to tenants like The Home Depot, Kirkland’s, and Buffalo Wild Wings. Take your family out for a sweet treat at The Local Scoop or shop for befitting furniture at the family-owned Urban Farmhouse Furniture Co.

Go in for mozzarella sticks, salads, and sorbet at homely Ice Cream & Pizza Works, or kickstart your day with a cinnamon dolce latte from Starbucks paired with a blueberry muffin. Surprise your kids with a birthday cake from Javas Brewing Bakery and Cafe and treat them to chicken wings beef brisket at Waxhaw Rock Store Bar-B-Q.

Browse brand name and specialty stores alongside decadent eateries offering global cuisine in The Arboretum Shopping Center, from bracelets and watches at Malak Jewelers to chic dresses and scarves at Versona.

Things to Do

Pick up farm-fresh organic produce from local farmers at the Waxhaw Farmer’s Market. From meats to cheese, milk, and vegetables. Even flowers and handmade foods! Be sure to check out specialty items from artisan vendors, too! Wander with a camera and take photos against the beautiful backdrops of Waxhaw, from the water tower to the pedestrian bridge, or just relax on a bench and people-watch as the sun sets. Spread out a picnic with your kids at Harvey Clay Nesbit Park.


Providence South Down is served by the Union County Public Schools, home to outstanding schools including the highest-ranked high school in the Charlotte area. A few of Providence’s most coveted academic institutions are:


Demographics and Employment Data for Providence Downs - South, NC

Providence Downs - South has 521 households, with an average household size of 4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Providence Downs - South do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

56.58 / 43.37%

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75+ Years

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Work With Sally

Ten years into her real estate career, Sally remains just as committed to her clients as she did when she first earned her license. She thoroughly enjoys partnering with clients to realize their dream of homeownership, genuinely striving to have each and every client feel valued, heard, and understood throughout their home-buying journey.