From its desirable lakeside location to its welcoming small town feel, Huntersville is the closest of the Lake Norman towns to Center City. Only 15 miles from uptown, this quickly growing town of 50,000 residents offers the amenities of a larger city but has a laid back lifestyle. The 520 miles of the Lake Norman shoreline encompasses many marinas and an active lifestyle for all generations.
From waterfront estates and expansive horse farms to golf communities and charming townhomes, Huntersville offers an array of choices for the homeowner. Vermillion, a mixed-use community just east of I-77 is a hot spot filled with young families, tree-lined streets, a swim club and local bar and grill.
From Vermillion, you can walk to the historic downtown to dine or take the family to Discovery Place for Kids. Shopping varies from the mall at Northlake to the quaint Village of Birkdale. Birkdale Village is a mixed-use community with charming homes with a village center that has good eats like Big Daddy's Bar, Bonefish Grill and eeZ Fusion Sushi. If it is shopping you desire than visit the many shops including Williams-Sonoma, Lululemon and Barnes and Nobles. Enjoy live music on the green on a warm summer evening or play a round of golf at The Birkdale Golf Club, an Arnold Palmer course that is open to the public.
The Historic Latta Plantation is one of Charlotte's' best parks. The 52-acre plantation offers a very personal glimpse into the early merchant life days of our republic. The 1,290-acre Latta Plantation Nature Preserve houses a nature center and the Carolina Raptor Center with hiking, fishing and horseback riding. Bring your picnic basket to enjoy a day on the lake and forest views.
The Town of Huntersville has a very active Parks and Recreation. Swimming, volleyball and softball for seniors are just a few of the many activities for all. In conjunction with Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics it was awarded the Centralina Council on Government’s Excellence Award in “Improving Quality of Life."
The newest venture for the town will be building a new park at Main and Maxwell Street downtown -- Veterans Park. This new downtown park will include: a multipurpose building that can be used for various functions including the farmers market, a festival stage and lawn area, caboose for children’s play area and a Veterans Memorial.
If a healthy slice of life is what you are looking for stop in at the new Whole Foods store located in the NorthCross Commons shopping center at 9129 Sam Furr Road in Huntersville. The 35,000-square foot store includes a 24-tap growler station and a burger bar with a build-your-own-fries station and shakes.
With only a 25 minute commute to Charlotte, Huntersville is a happening place. RETURN TO HUNTERSVILLE CHARLOTTE NEIGHBORHOOD HOMES FOR SALE SEARCH