Lake Norman Homes for Sale

Lake NormanLake Norman is a beautiful centerpiece to one of the best places to live in North Carolina, a sparkling man-made lake that provides the Charlotte area with hydroelectric power. Surrounded by charming residential communities, an array of recreational activities, and a diverse culinary scene, Lake Norman has become a sought-after destination for those seeking a vibrant yet relaxed lifestyle in North Carolina. We can help you find your ideal home in one of the surrounding communities, allowing you to enjoy access to the amenities and entertainment in the Charlotte area while living in a scenic part of the state.

Here, you'll see the current Homes For Sale on Lake Norman, including single-family homes, condos, and townhomes. Our list of Lake Norman Real Estate listings is updated every 15 minutes, and a direct feed from the local MLS. If you haven't already, be sure to register for a free account to receive email alerts whenever new Lake Norman Houses for Sale come on the market. 

Current Lake Norman Homes for Sale

Lake Norman Homes July 25, 2024
173
Listed
83
Avg. DOM
$606.44
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,500,000
Med. List Price
173 Properties
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Based on information submitted to the MLS GRID as of July 25, 2024 6:30 AM EST. All data is obtained from various sources and may not have been verified by broker or MLS GRID. Supplied Open House Information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.

Lake Norman

Lake Norman is the largest lake in the greater Charlotte area and one of the largest man-made lakes in NC. Created in 1959 by Duke Power, Lake Norman, and the city’s other lakes help provide the city of Charlotte with hydroelectric power. They’re also one of the biggest draws to the area, offering boating, water skiing, waterfront dining, and year-round recreational activities!

With its pristine natural beauty, Lake Norman provides a serene setting while offering easy access to all the amenities of Charlotte. With over 500 miles of shoreline, the 34-mile-long lake encompasses over 32,000 acres and provides incredible views for waterfront homes and condos along its shores. The lake area is well-equipped with docks, marinas, launches, restaurants, and shopping areas. Many have developed in just the last decade or two. With no horsepower or speed limits on the lake, you will see everything from powerboats to pontoons, kayaks to canoes. And don’t forget that early morning on Lake Norman is a fisherman’s paradise! Whether you love boating, swimming, water skiing, rowing, wakeboarding, sailing, or fishing, Lake Norman offers something for everyone. It’s even home to Charlotte’s only beach.

Lake Norman provides the foundation for several of the area’s fastest-growing towns and cities. Cities like Huntersville, Davidson, Mooresville, and Cornelius have experienced unprecedented growth in recent years thanks to easy highway access to Charlotte and the outward expansion of the area’s population. Homes here range from European-style mansions to Lake Norman waterfront homes to two-bedroom condos and townhomes. Living near the lake is still incredibly affordable compared to many other major metropolitan areas. 

Houses for Sale on Lake Norman

The data for these Lake Norman houses for sale comes directly from our local multiple listing service (the MLS) and is updated every 15 minutes, resulting in the most accurate and updated information available. You’ll notice certain statuses as you browse houses on Lake Norman. “Coming Soon” means that the home is on the MLS for marketing purposes but cannot be shown yet. “Active” means that the home is currently available and does not have a contract on it. “Under Contract” means that the home has a contract, but the owner still allows showings. “Pending” means that the home has a contract but is NOT allowing further showings. And, of course, “Sold” means that the home has already gone through the closing process.

Realtor Lake Norman

If you're thinking of purchasing houses for sale on Lake Norman, you'll want to have an experienced Lake Norman Realtor by your side. Reaching out to us early is one of the best things you can do to get the ball rolling. From there, we can discuss things such as pre-qualification/financing, the home-buying process, how to prepare a winning offer, and anything else that might provide you with value. Once we have a conversation, we can schedule showings for any desired homes for sale on Lake Norman or surrounding areas and discuss the next steps. We are experienced, very personable, and professional Lake Norman Realtors, and look forward to helping you.

Lake Norman Real Estate

If you're looking for homes on Lake Norman, North Carolina, you might also be interested in some nearby areas worth considering, such as CorneliusDavidsonMooresvilleDenverStanley, Sherrills Ford, Huntersville, or Troutman. Or, if you're strictly looking for waterfront homes, you may want to browse what's available at Mountain Island Lake (just south of Lake Norman) or Lake Wylie (southwest of Charlotte). Also, if your preference is to build from scratch, there are many lots for sale on Lake Norman as well. We're here to help with all of your Lake Norman Real Estate needs.

    Lake Norman Neighborhoods

    This map of Lake Norman neighborhoods will give you a visual representation of where the more popular waterfront neighborhoods on Lake Norman are located. If you're looking to be within a waterfront community, this will hopefully be very helpful for you. Keep in mind that there are many waterfront homes that are NOT in a community. You should be able to see those in the list of homes for sale above.

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    Things to Do near Lake Norman

    While the lake was designed to provide hydroelectric power to Charlotte, it's also a source of beauty and recreation for the community. Residents enjoy a plethora of water-based activities, such as boating, fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding, thanks to the lake's expansive and scenic waters. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore Lake Norman State Park, which offers hiking trails, picnic areas, and camping facilities, providing ample opportunities for nature lovers to immerse themselves in the area's natural beauty.

    North Carolina is known as a great place to live if you love to golf, and the Lake Norman area is no exception. Golf enthusiasts can indulge in a round of golf at several prestigious golf courses near the lake, including The Peninsula Club and Trump National Golf Club.

    The area is also home to various cultural attractions, such as the Historic Rural Hill Farm and the NASCAR Hall of Fame, providing a blend of historical and contemporary experiences for all ages.

    If you want to live in a place with a thriving culinary scene, you will love Lake Norman. Some of our favorite nearby restaurants include:

    • Hello, Sailor: This popular lakeside restaurant offers a delectable menu of seafood dishes, along with stunning views of Lake Norman, making it a favorite dining spot for locals and visitors.
    • 131 Main Restaurant: Known for its contemporary American cuisine and vibrant ambiance, 131 Main Restaurant is a popular choice for those seeking a diverse menu and a welcoming atmosphere.
    • Epic Chophouse: Offering a sophisticated dining experience and an extensive wine selection, Epic Chophouse is renowned for its prime steaks and upscale dining atmosphere.

    Why People Want to Live near Lake Norman

    The tranquil and picturesque setting of Lake Norman provides residents with a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, allowing them to enjoy a peaceful and relaxed environment, but it's also within just a short drive of Charlotte. This setting is a "best of both worlds" kind of hometown. 

    With easy access to various amenities, including shopping centers, cultural attractions, and dining establishments, residents can enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle without compromising on convenience.

    This region is also known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The surrounding residential communities foster a strong sense of community, offering a welcoming environment for families, professionals, and retirees alike.

    Schools near Lake Norman

    If you plan to raise your family near Lake Norman, you will be happy to learn that there are many excellent schools available. Public schools in the area are part of the Mooresville Grade School District, the Iredell-Stateville School District, or the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. If you prefer a private education, you will find an abundance of choices there, too.