Local Information & Houses for Sale- Cornelius, NC
Cornelius, North Carolina is a sparkling town nestled along Lake Norman’s majestic southern shoreline. A lakeside gem that’s truly come into it’s own. Consistent growth over the years has made Cornelius one of the most desired towns in the Lake Norman and greater Charlotte areas. What locals love about Cornelius are the endless activities within town and the surrounding area. From casual to upscale lakeside dining, locally owned shops threaded throughout the town, local pubs, micro breweries and tap houses, a mecca of grocery options, and beautiful parks.
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There are 10 public parks to enjoy. Two of Cornelius’ signature parks are on the lakeshore:-Jetton Park (104 acres sitting on Lake Norman) and Ramsey Creek Park & Beach… Park activities include walking, biking, paddle boarding, kayaking and tennis. Cornelius also features it’s exquisite championship golf course, The Peninsula Golf Club– overlooking Lake Norman & Home to The Peninsula Yacht Club-boating & family fun video. People travel to watch fireworks on the golf course throughout the year.
If you are looking for great schools, look no further. Cornelius schools are part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has been highly reviewed for years. Charter schools are also a short drive- Lake Norman Charter, Langtree Charter Academy
Cornelius is conveniently located just 16 miles to Uptown Charlotte. The Queen City has a lot to offer. It’s a booming business community providing robust employment. Some of the recreational activities that are enjoyed are attending games of Charlotte/Carolinas professional sports teams, Carolina Panthers NFL, Charlotte Hornet NBA or Charlotte Knights MiLB.
Fun year round area things to do include: The Christmas Holiday Flotilla, Symphony at the Park, Fireworks displays, Duke Power Energy Explorium, Fishing Tournaments, Fishing Guides. If you are a Nascar fan, you may see some of the drivers at one of the local restaurants or boating. For your creative side, walk to local galleries– Cornelius Arts Center and Davidson Art District. All the “big town” performing arts and shows, without the traffic. Just a short drive to see ballet, opera, Broadway shows, and more.
As the summer temperatures begin to cool into the mild Carolina autumn climate, enjoy the great fall colors right here in Cornelius or take a short trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains to take in its spectrum of spectacular autumn colors.
One of our favorite things to do is sunset chasing and lakefront dining. Nothing better than a Lake Norman sunset. Looking for shaded, walking neighborhoods- Waterford Point, convenient location, private. Peaceful.
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Top Neighborhoods to check out: 100 Norman Place, Antiquity, Bahia Bay, Baileys Glen, Bethelwood Estates, Blue Stone Harbor, Caldwell Station, Crown Harbor, Country Club Shores, Diana Shores, Heritage Green, Robbins Park, Rockridge Shores, Westmoreland