5 Reasons You Might Be From Lake Norman

Lake Norman, often referred to as “North Carolina’s Inland Sea,” is located only 20 miles north of Charlotte.

This body of water boasts more than 32,000 acres and 520 miles of shoreline, making it a regional marvel, one you are lucky to call home.

As a native, these Lake Norman-life facts will are sure to hit home.

Culture is easy to come by.

Aside from typical lake activities like boating, swimming and skiing, you love that you can feed your cultural side without driving to the city (although it’s 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 area’s numerous local vendors.

On the weekends, festivals and farmers’ markets set up shop in the areas around the lake. Local produce and specialty products are abundant.

The best part: You can only get them on the beautiful Lake Norman shores.

NASCAR. Fishing. Golf.

golf bag in foreground, golfer teeing off in back ground at sunset

Of course, these three things are listed in order of importance.

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 it’s easy convenient distance from Charlotte, Mooresville and the Speedway.

You also 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 plenty opportunity to relax, grab your fishing pole or even play a round of golf on one of Norman’s many championship courses.

Night Life.

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?

The lake is also 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’ll enjoy learning from the exceptional fishing guides over at Lake Norman Ventures or Huffy’s.

Down-home luxury.

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 multi-million-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, ranging in price from $145,000 to $7 million there is sure to be a home that fits your needs and budget.

To find your dream Lake Norman home, contact our lake experts Erica Vaughan and Trish Greer.


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