Cornelius, North Carolina Homes For Sale

The rural lakeside community of Cornelius is a town of rich history with a dash of urban flair. Sitting alongside Lake Norman, Cornelius real estate is some of the finest in North Carolina. The Cornelius lifestyle can be enjoyed by many, due to its world class outdoor amenities, vibrant village shopping, and flavorsome dining options. Families, retirees, and those in search of picture-perfect vacation or investment properties will surely be satisfied with the variety of Cornelius, NC homes for sale. Getting around town by boat is a reality in Cornelius, so if boating and watersports are on the top of your list, you've found the right community! Business Week magazine noted Cornelius real estate as one of the top affordable suburban areas to invest in North Carolina. No matter where you dwell in Cornelius, you'll feel a part of this active lakeside community.

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The town of Cornelius was founded in 1905. Years later, Lake Norman was created in 1963, providing 520 miles of shoreline escape from the Queen city and surrounding suburban areas. Shacks and mobiles alongside Lake Norman were common sights for years, until commuters and vacationers saw the potential in Cornelius real estate. Large scale growth began in the 1990s, making Cornelius real estate some of the loveliest lakeside living in the US.

Cornelius homes for sale will excite first time buyers as well as those looking for an exclusive Lake Norman dream home. Cornelius real estate consists of waterfront condos, contemporary townhomes, mid-century single-family homes, acreages, and new developments. Investing in a condo is a fabulous option for vacation property and low maintenance living. This lakeside community was made for outdoor enthusiasts, particularly boat aficionados. Sailing, fishing, and watersports can be enjoyed year-round as many properties come with private boat docks and slips. Cornelius property features include:

  • Classic architecture details
  • Fireplaces
  • Home offices
  • Covered outdoor living spaces
  • Travertine floors

Living in Cornelius Real Estate

If boating on the regular is your dream, consider Cornelius real estate, where you'll find numerous boat docks and a thousand-member yacht club. Cornelius residents also have access to the exclusive Peninsula Club, an 18-hole championship golf course with a stunning waterfront club house, tennis courts, pools, and fine dining. Why not take your boat over to the club house and enjoy an afternoon game of golf? And if you need to see some city lights, the city of Charlotte is only a 20-minute drive away.

Cornelius has a dedicated park, arts, recreation, and culture department to enrich the lives of residents and visitors. PARC hosts numerous sport leagues and programs, as well as the annual Art in the Open event, located in Robbins Park. Cornelius also has access to over ten parks with elaborate trails and playgrounds throughout the community.

Cornelius has access to CMS schools and private school options. Residents benefit from a short commute to excellent universities in the city of Charlotte. Birkdale Village has a sophisticated shopping mix of celebrated American brands and local boutiques. At North Cross Shopping center, you'll find national chains like Target and Kohl's. In addition, Cornelius has an excellent variety of eateries and brew pubs. For a night out, residents can enjoy a relaxed, yet chic local wine tasting at The Wine Cellar, followed by an artsy event at the Cornelius Art Center. Laid-back, sophisticated, and cultured, the Cornelius lifestyle awaits you!

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CANOPY MLS Logo Based on information submitted to the MLS GRID as of May 28th, 2020 at 9:45am CDT. 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.