Lake Norman is known for its near perfect qualities of location, good weather, supporting economy, nearby major city and of course it’s close 1 hour proximity to the mountains and 3 hour proximity to the ocean. Beyond Lake Norman’s external qualities, the lake has endless qualities itself. Crowned as the Carolina’s largest deep water lake, Lake Norman has an astonishing 520+ miles of gorgeous shoreline. Beautiful waterfront homes can be seen for miles. From small weekend cottages to stunning luxury homes, Lake Norman has you covered. Having only been in real development mode since the early 1990’s this lake has the feeling of a fairly new area with all the surrounding qualities one could want.
Lake Norman is a actually owned by Duke Energy who dammed the Catawba River in the late 1950’s for energy uses. With grant help from the government, Lake Norman took shape and was officially flooded and made into a lake in the early 1960’s. Since the early 1990’s the lake has gained national exposure, and beautiful homes and planned communities have been popping up around its shore. The most developed areas can be found on the east side of the lake where I-77 passes through the area. The towns of Mooresville, Cornelius and Huntersville were the first to benefit from this beautiful lake, and Denver on the west side has since created an identity for itself as well. To this day other areas and towns around the lake are in rapid development and waiting for you to arrive and join this amazing lifestyle that feels like a permanent vacation.
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