Huntersville Real Estate
The Town of Huntersville, with its small-town friendly charm, lies at the crossroads of urban and rural living. It is approximately 15 miles north of Uptown Charlotte, and is on the banks of the “inland sea”, Lake Norman. The Town of Huntersville ranked 2nd in a look at “America’s Best Places to Move”, Forbes Magazine (2009); and it has been one of North Carolina’s fastest growing communities over the past 15-years with population growing by 1,000%.
Huntersville has family-friendly, quiet communities incorporating neighborhoods with sidewalks and bike trails, or waterfront condos with boat slips. Home prices are generally lower, with a broad range of home-styles and prices. Residents enjoy close proximity to a variety of locations. They may drive a close commute into The City of Charlotte, embark a few hours to the beach or mountain resorts, perhaps take an easy day trip to a North Carolina winery, or partake in activities of the granddaddy sitting in their own backyard, Lake Norman.
Lake Norman is a water sports playground boasting 520 miles of shoreline with 32,000 acres of surface area. Power boat, sail boat, pontoon, paddle-board, wake-board, jet-ski, water-ski, fish, canoe, kayak – all may be enjoyed on this inviting body of water. For those interested in a hike on terra firma or a picnic, absorb the beautiful scenery of the lake on the 5-mile Lake Shore Trail.
Central to Huntersville is Birkdale Village. This shopping, dining, living, and working complex with the Village Square fountain often hosting children splashing and playing on warm weekend evenings. Shoppers may browse through the many national retail stores such as, Barnes & Noble, The Gap, Williams-Sonoma, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and a continuing list of others. Many dining and entertainment options are available.
Huntersville itself boasts, or is nearby to, various offerings for a lifestyle rich in programs, activities and events:
- Huntersville 101 is offered for newcomers to the community, giving a detailed snapshot.
- Huntersville is home to sites of the Historic Landmarks Commission.
- Healthy Huntersville is a voluntary joint effort with healthcare providers, fitness centers, and parks and recreation, promoting healthy habits, physical activity, and nutrition.
- Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics is an 88,000 sq. foot state-of-the-art public facility with a 50-meter Olympic-sized competition indoor pool, 10-meter dive tower, outdoor water fun-park, full-court gymnasium, innovative fitness center, and child-care services and summer camps.
- Discovery Place kids is a science museum combining kids’ imagination, learning, and play.
- Loch Norman Highland Games – A Scottish Festival with roots in the Middle Ages.
- Meet 25 species of raptors at the Carolina Raptor Center.
- The Range at Lake Norman is for the shooting sports enthusiast.
- American Academy of Applied Forensics at Central Piedmont Community College’s campus with instruction in Crime Scene Investigation.
- Michael Waltrip Racing’s multi-car race shop houses the development and production of NASCAR race cars.
- Golf – public daily-fee 18-hole courses and private golf and lake communities.
- Nearby is the quaint, historic town of Davidson, home of Davidson College.
- Huntersville benefits from both Town and County services.
- Money Magazine named Huntersville as one of the top 20 places in North Carolina to retire (2005).
- Lake Norman
- Myers Park
- SouthPark Area
- The Arts District
- Providence Plantation
- Lake Front Properties
- Madison Park
- Baxter Village
- The Point
- The Peninsula
- Monteith Park/Monteith Place