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What Makes Lake Norman Living So Magical? The Wonderful Towns That Surround It.

When you think of Lake living, what comes to mind most is picturesque water views; but Lake Norman has more to offer than just the water itself.  The towns surrounding Lake Norman have a charm all their own.


Davidson is home to Davidson College, a top liberal arts college with a beautiful campus.  Davidson’s quaint Main Street offers a bookstore, coffeehouse, shops, ice cream and a range of wonderful restaurants to choose from.  Kindred Restaurant was recently named one of the best new restaurants in America by Bon Appétit.  On Saturday mornings, the Davidson Farmers Market  offers local produce, live music, and street buzz.


Downtown Mooresville offers a charming appeal.  For those looking for fine dining, Epic Chophouse is top-notch.  For a more relaxed, lower end meal, What-A-Burger offers dining in your car!  Mooresville is touted as Race City USA because it’s home to auto and racing museums and several NASCAR teams.  The Point Community is a lavish golf course community that is situated on a peninsula and traced by 18 miles of Lake Norman shoreline.  It’s home to Trump National Golf Club. 


Huntersville is the largest town in the Lake Norman area, with a population of over 50,000.  It’s the closest to Charlotte, for those who work in the city but desire suburban living.  One of its most popular venues is Birkdale Village, a mixed-use development with more than 60 shops, a movie theater and superb restaurants. Huntersville’s Discovery Place KIDS museum offers children educational, hands-on exhibits, as will the Carolina Raptor Center.


Once a mill village, Cornelius is now home to 27,000+ people.  Its original downtown sits on the east side and newer development on the west side, including million-dollar lakefront mansions.  Cornelius is home toThe Peninsula Club, a spectacular 35,000 square foot Clubhouse and Rees Jones designed Golf Course overlooking Lake Norman.  The Peninsula Community rests along 11 miles of Lake Norman shoreline, offering the perfect retreat for anyone who desires the good life.

There’s a lot more to Lake Norman, including the towns of Troutman, Denver and Sherrills Ford.  There are plenty of lake amenities and things to do at Lake Norman, including Queen’s Landing in Mooresville which offers dinner cruises and numerous restaurants, including North Harbor Club in Davidson and Port City Club in Cornelius, both featuring lakefront views.

Lake Norman has much to offer, and if you’re considering a move to the area, you’ll need a local, knowledgable Real Estate Team to help find you’re dream home.  Let us get you acquainted with Lake Norman!

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