Lake Norman is the largest man-made waterway in North Carolina. The lake was created between 1959 and 1964 and has 520 miles of shore length. The Catawba River feeds into Lake Norman, and Norman drains into Mountain Island Lake. The surface area of the lake is 50 square miles, and the lake is 760 feet above sea level. The former president of Duke Energy, Norman Atwater Cocke, is the namesake of the lake. With assistance from Duke Energy, Norman provides electricity and clean water to communities in the Iredell, Lincoln, and Mecklenburg Counties serving cities like Catwaba, Mooresville, Charlotte, Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville. Homebuyers looking for properties in those areas will find lakefront properties on the beautiful Lake Norman.
Homeowners have numerous activities and options available to them when living in a house on the lake, and one of them is heading out to Lake Norman State Park where homeowners are permitted to use the two fishing boat areas or any of the eight public boating areas. Avid fishers might be interested to learn that in the waters of Lake Norman the fish that can be baited include Catfish, Crappie, Blue Gill, Yellow Perch, Largemouth Bass, White Bass Hybrids, Fresh Water Gar, and Bream. Eastern Box turtles, softshell turtles, snapping turtles, black eastern rattlesnakes, and northern water snakes along with other critters can all be spotted in the area as well. Residents who live on the lake have access to a number of clubs and memberships they can join. The Jet Sports Boat Association has a tour stop, and there are two yacht clubs, The Penninsula and the Laken.
Homebuyers get the opportunity to enjoy lake view dining at Eddie's Seafood and Raw Bar or can eat at the North Harbor Club. Buyers looking for condos, and single-family homes for sale have plenty to choose from in this breathtakingly stunning community. Homeowners in Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville, Denver, and Charlotte all have luxury homes for sale along Lake Norman. The homes for sale in Lake Norman have the most amazing views of the sun rising and setting. Homeowners love spending their time on their property soaking in the sights of the lake while talking with a neighbor or relaxing inside their affluent home cherishing time with family. If you are interested in buying a home for sale in Lake Norman, North Carolina, please contact us today.