A 9-acre south Charlotte estate will become a neighborhood of $2 million custom manors

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A secluded 9-acre south Charlotte estate will soon become a gated community of homes spanning more than 5,000 square feet.

Grandfather Homes announced this week that they’ll be building 7 new houses on the property near Providence High — with prices starting at $1.6 million.

The original home, built by the Litaker family in the 1970s, will remain at its center.

The original Litaker family home.

The new homes will be built in a similar style.

With long-grown children and looking to downsize, the Litaker family had been shopping their estate for a period of time. But most of the developers they talked to wanted to tear down their original home. The Litakers hoped to preserve it.

With that in mind, Grandfather Homes proposed building the new houses around it and in a style similar to its Georgian design inspired by the family’s travels in England. The new community is to be called “The Manors at
Mattie Rose.”

The original home will be renovated and sold as well.

The “Dutch Country Manor” style is 5,820 square feet. Other styles have upwards of 6,600 square feet.

Each home will be on more than 1 acre.

Buyers will also get a $150,000 “outdoor living allowance.” Grandfather Homes is currently speaking with interested buyers.

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