Lake Norman, referred to often as “North Carolina’s Inland Sea,” is located only 20 miles north of Charlotte.
The lake boasts more than 32,000 acres and 520 miles of shoreline, making it one of the marvels in the region, one you’re lucky to call home.
You’ll probably identify with these great features of life on Lake Norman.
Culture is easy to come by.
Aside from the typical lake activities like boating, swimming and skiing, you love that you can feed your cultural side without driving to the city (although its only a quick trip by car).
To admire local art, head down to the Cornelius Arts Center or take a stroll down the streets of downtown Davidson to see the work of the many local vendors.
On the weekends, festivals and farmers’ markets come to the areas around the lake. Local produce and specialty products are abundant and the best part? You can only get them on the beautiful Lake Norman shores.
NASCAR. Fishing. Golf.
In that order. When you’re at the lake, you love the potential of running into your favorite NASCAR driver. Many of the best drivers live around the lake because of its easy drive to Charlotte, Mooresville and the Speedway.
You love that living on Lake Norman gives you the best seat in the house for enjoying one of your favorite sports. After a day at the race, there is also plenty opportunity to relax, grab your fishing pole or even play a round of golf on one of Norman’s many championship courses.
The best way to wrap up a day at the lake is with live music, cold drinks and loved ones. You and the other locals love frequenting the many pubs, diners and restaurants in the towns around the lake.
For a more upscale night, you love treating yourself to the North Harbor Club or Lake Norman Cottage Gourmet Food for a stunning waterfront view and some of the best food North Carolina can offer.
Did we mention fishing?
Lake Norman is known for some of the best fishing in North Carolina.
You love trying your hand at catching the various fish species like catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, striped bass, and yellow and white perch. And who knows? You may even reel in a record-breaking catch!
And if you’re not a skilled angler, you enjoy learning from the exceptional fishing tour guides over at Lake Norman Ventures or .
Is there really such a thing? At Lake Norman, gourmet food, southern hospitality and luxury amenities meet to create the ultimate lakeside experience. The areas surrounding the lake range from multimillion-dollar estates to pastoral farmland, with everything in between.
You love that you can shop in a large, chain department store and then visit the historic districts in the surrounding towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville.
Interested in living on one of the most desirable lakes in the Southeast?
With more than 900 listings and a wide range of prices, there is sure to be a home that fits your needs. With homes ranging from $$145,000 to $7,000,000, there is sure to be a home fitting everyone’s needs and budget.
To find your dream Lake Norman home, visit or contact lake expert Erica Vaughan.