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Doggy daycare, pizza ovens, rooftop pools: See how Charlotte apartments entice renters

Doggy daycare is offered on-site at Inspire SouthPark for an additional $29 a day.
Doggy daycare is offered on-site at Inspire SouthPark for an additional $29 a day. ccope@charlotteobserver.com

From doggy daycare to a rooftop pool, amenities used to attract renters to Charlotte’s luxury apartment complexes were on display Tuesday during the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association’s annual tour.

Other amenities including pizza ovens in a courtyard, fitness centers and even a Whole Foods were showcased during the tour.

Here’s a look:

Arlo

Arlo gets its name from the four letters in the center of Charlotte. Read: chARLOtte. The complex is at the corner of West Morehead Street and South Summit Avenue. Floorplans range from studio to three-bedroom options. The two-bedroom model is 1,195 square feet and starts at $2,094, according to staff.

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A “social courtyard” at the Arlo apartment complex. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

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A “micro market” at the Arlo aparment community. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

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A wall-mounted magnetic Scrabble board among the amenities at the Arlo apartment complex. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

Inspire SouthPark

Inspire SouthPark offers floorplans from studio to three bedrooms. A one-bedroom, one-bathroom 802 square foot apartment starts at $1,650, according to its website. The amenities include on-site spa, a pizza oven in the courtyard as well as a dog grooming station, a fitness center and junior Olympic size swimming pool.

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Doggy daycare is offered on-site at Inspire SouthPark for an additional $29 a day. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

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Wine and beer taps were among the amenities at Inspire SouthPark. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

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Inspire SouthPark offers dog grooming stations so pet owners can bathe their pets. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

Novel Stonewall Station

The uptown complex on Stonewall Street has a Whole Foods on its first floor, a rooftop pool and about 450 units including studios, one-bedroom, one-bathroom and two- bedroom, two-bathroom options. Studio apartments start at $1,542 for base rent and one bedrooms range from $1,541 to $2,620.

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The rooftop pool at Novel Stonewall Station. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

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The clubroom at Novel Stonewall Station. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

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The gym at Novel Stonewall Station. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

511 Queens

The 64-unit complex in the Myers Park area on Queens Road offers two- or three-bedroom apartments. An 1,155-square-foot 2-bed and 2-bath option starts at $2,420, according to the website.

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A model kitchen at 511 Queens includes a double-oven that is also wifi-enabled. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

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A lounge area in the 511 Queens apartment building. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com

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A model bathroom at the 511 Queens apartment complex. Cassie Cope ccope@charlotteobserver.com
Cassie Cope: 704-358-5926, @cassielcope
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