Renters will find a wide variety of housing options in Mount Holly. Condos, townhomes, rental houses and patio homes are available. Monthly rent will vary, depending on the number of bedrooms, the age of the property and amenities. You'll find opportunities to rent from individual landlords as well as real estate and leasing agencies.
Since Mount Holly is small - not quite 14,000 residents according to Census estimates - there's not an overwhelming number of rental condos or two-bedroom apartments. When looking for an apartment for rent in Mount Holly, be prepared to wait a couple of weeks until the unit you desire opens up.
Mount Holly isn't quite big enough to have definitive neighborhoods. Basically, if you live in Mount Holly, well, you just live in Mount Holly. But the town does lie along the banks of the Catawba River. Residents enjoy recreational opportunities on the river and riverfront housing is available, but it's extremely competitive.
Downtown Mount Holly offers cute places to shop and dine, as well as a seasonal farmers' market and various festivals in the warmer months. The Tailrace Marina provides watercraft rentals so you can explore the Catawba River. There are also spots for picnics and walking trails at the marina. Tuckaseege Park has a skateboard park, dog park and paved walking paths.
You'll need your car in Mount Holly as public transportation options are limited. Access to nearby freeways make getting around Gaston or Mecklenburg counties fairly simple, but traffic on I-85 and I-77 can be bad during the morning and evening peak driving hours.
Mount Holly's convenient location makes it a fast-growing place for people who work in nearby Charlotte. With comfortable living and easy access to big-city amenities, Mount Holly is a great place to call home.