Lake Norman and Charlotte, NC Homes for Sale

About Lake Norman


Why Lake Norman is a Great Place to Live

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The Lake  -  North Carolina's Inland Sea

At nearly 34 miles long and 8 miles across at it's widest point, Lake Norman is larger than the Sea of Galilee and often referred to as "The Inland Sea".  You can cruise the lake on your boat, catch the fish of your dreams, or just relax on your deck and watch an amazing sunset.

 Counties: Iredell, Lincoln, Catawba, and Mecklenburg
 Length: 33.6 Miles
 Width: 8 Miles Across (at it's widest point)
 Shoreline: 520 Miles (more than NC and SC put together)
 Deepest Point: Over 100 Feet

 Average Depth:

25 Feet
 Elevation:          760 Feet (when full)
 Water Surface: 32,500 Acres
 Water: 3.4 Trillion Gallons
 Source: Catawba River
 Fish: Striped & White Bass, Large Mouth Bass, Crappie, Bream, Bluegill, and Catfish

The Lake Communities  -  Rich Area History

Lake Norman is home to land where the Catawba Indians once walked and early European settlers made their stand. Today it is one of the fastest growing regions of the country.  Nestled on the banks of beautiful Lake Norman are the small lake towns of Mooresville, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Denver, Troutman, Statesville, and the communities of Sherrills Ford, Terrell and others.  Each of these towns has it's own unique charm and vitality with a small town sense of community.     

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Location  -  Close to Amenities / Mountains / Beach

Located only 15 - 30 minutes from Charlotte, NC, Lake Norman residents have access to numerous cultural activities and major sporting events.  Charlotte is home to the NBA basketball team, The Charlotte Bobcats and to the NFL football team, The Carolina Panthers.  Nearby Lowes Motor Speedway offers the excitement of NASCAR Racing.  For those who follow NCAA sports - you can join in the rivalry between the North Carolina Tarheels and The Duke Bluedevils!  It is also only a 2 hour drive to the western North Carolina mountains and the beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway or a 4 hour drive to the wonderful beaches on the coast of North or South Carolina.


Climate  -  Fair & Fabulous

The area's climate can best be described as moderate, pleasant, and sunny.  In Lake Norman and Charlotte, the weather entices you outside all year round.  Charlotte has friendly winters, with infrequent snow and favorable summers with bright sun and clear skies dappled with pure white clouds.  Both Spring and Fall are fulled with an array of color.  Last but not least the area is known for balanced rainfall and an absence of severe weather.

 

 

 

 

The Information herein provided is deemed to be reliable but accuracy is not guaranteed.


 

Mary Shrum      Broker - Realtor
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