Lake Norman Waterfront Homes For SaleLiving on Lake Norman really is a lifestyle all it’s own. Waking up and seeing the sun shimmer of the water and birds flying over will put a smile on your face. (Well, it does mine!) What I love most about living on the water is the ability to enjoy the lake at the spur of the moment. Jump in your kayak, float, jet ski or boat and enjoy. You can get on the water when you want and return home when your ready. Boating to dinner never gets old.

We can help you find your spot on the lake. We have been specializing in lakefront properties for over 26 years and can help you with all the in and outs of buying a waterfront home on Lake Norman.

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18537 Harborside Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $6

18537 Harborside Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
14Picture(s)
1,401Sqft
86
Live on the water in the heart of Cornelius! Welcome to your waterfront condo, with incredible views of Lake Norman! Open floor plan, plenty of natural light, and balcony all provide optimal living space and views. You'll be right around the corner from Port City Club, as well as Birkdale, and many other amenities that Cornelius and Huntersville have to offer.
$675,000

18537 Harborside Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $6

18537 Harborside Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,401Sqft
Visits: 86
Live on the water in the heart of Cornelius! Welcome to your waterfront condo, with incredible views of Lake Norman! Open floor plan, plenty of natural light, and balcony all provide optimal living space and views. You'll be right around the corner from Port City Club, as well as Birkdale, and many other amenities that Cornelius and Huntersville have to offer.
$675,000

18537 Harborside Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $6

18537 Harborside Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$675,000

6931 Wateredge Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Price

6931 Wateredge Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
29Picture(s)
1,650Sqft
84
Looking for a Lake Norman WATERFRONT home without the $1M price? Look no further than this waterfront ranch with a walkout basement. Situated on a large half-acre lot with a gentle slope to water and your own private boat dock. The main level features 3 spacious bedrooms, a full bath and a huge deck that is perfect for relaxing while soaking in the beautiful sights of a quiet and peaceful cove.
$649,999

6931 Wateredge Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Price

6931 Wateredge Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,650Sqft
Visits: 84
Looking for a Lake Norman WATERFRONT home without the $1M price? Look no further than this waterfront ranch with a walkout basement. Situated on a large half-acre lot with a gentle slope to water and your own private boat dock. The main level features 3 spacious bedrooms, a full bath and a huge deck that is perfect for relaxing while soaking in the beautiful sights of a quiet and peaceful cove.
$649,999

6931 Wateredge Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Price

6931 Wateredge Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$649,999

7025 Cove Creek Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pric

7025 Cove Creek Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
41Picture(s)
1,989Sqft
46
Put your own personal touch on this lake front home located in a quiet cove. Enjoy evenings under the covered gazebo on your private dock. This home is located on approximately .6-acres with estimated 95’ of lakefront. Large back deck and sun room allow year-round enjoyment of living on the lake. Split floor plan offers primary bedroom privacy.
$649,900

7025 Cove Creek Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pric

7025 Cove Creek Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,989Sqft
Visits: 46
Put your own personal touch on this lake front home located in a quiet cove. Enjoy evenings under the covered gazebo on your private dock. This home is located on approximately .6-acres with estimated 95’ of lakefront. Large back deck and sun room allow year-round enjoyment of living on the lake. Split floor plan offers primary bedroom privacy.
$649,900

7025 Cove Creek Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pric

7025 Cove Creek Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$649,900

4181 Soaring Court, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Price $

4181 Soaring Court, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673

3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
11Picture(s)
1,445Sqft
100
What a view! Three bedroom, three bathroom waterfront home with stunning views of Lake Norman as well as a wooded side view to fulfill your nature loving dreams. Permitted dock has jet ski lift for two as well as a sundeck. Sit on the covered back porch and enjoy the view and sounds of nature. Unfinished basement with full bathroom and attached two car garage.
$649,000

4181 Soaring Court, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Price $

4181 Soaring Court, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
1,445Sqft
Visits: 100
What a view! Three bedroom, three bathroom waterfront home with stunning views of Lake Norman as well as a wooded side view to fulfill your nature loving dreams. Permitted dock has jet ski lift for two as well as a sundeck. Sit on the covered back porch and enjoy the view and sounds of nature. Unfinished basement with full bathroom and attached two car garage.
$649,000

4181 Soaring Court, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Price $

4181 Soaring Court, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
$649,000

17810 Half Moon Lane, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $630

17810 Half Moon Lane, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
30Picture(s)
1,421Sqft
6
Gorgeous Beach and Lakefront Penthouse Condo with breathtaking full view of Lake Norman and Community Beach. Everything has been updated - both interior and exterior.
$630,000

17810 Half Moon Lane, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $630

17810 Half Moon Lane, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,421Sqft
Visits: 6
Gorgeous Beach and Lakefront Penthouse Condo with breathtaking full view of Lake Norman and Community Beach. Everything has been updated - both interior and exterior.
$630,000

17810 Half Moon Lane, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $630

17810 Half Moon Lane, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$630,000

826 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $599,9

826 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
23Picture(s)
1,170Sqft
73
Rare chance to own a beautifully updated waterfront condo on Lake Norman in the very exclusive Davidson Landing Community (Stone Bluff Condos)! Unit features a completely upgraded kitchen w/ appliances, granite counters, eat in bar, custom backsplash, & upgraded cabinets! Dining Area opens to Great Room w/gas log fireplace! Stunning direct lake views can be seen from both the Great Room &
$599,900

826 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $599,9

826 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,170Sqft
Visits: 73
Rare chance to own a beautifully updated waterfront condo on Lake Norman in the very exclusive Davidson Landing Community (Stone Bluff Condos)! Unit features a completely upgraded kitchen w/ appliances, granite counters, eat in bar, custom backsplash, & upgraded cabinets! Dining Area opens to Great Room w/gas log fireplace! Stunning direct lake views can be seen from both the Great Room &
$599,900

826 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $599,9

826 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$599,900

3105 Mattie Wade Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pric

3105 Mattie Wade Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
30Picture(s)
1,235Sqft
17
This cute waterfront cottage is a rare find hidden down a private road, located on a wide cove on Lake Norman, soak in the sun on a large deck facing the lake or relax in a oversized screen in porch, all that you need for a new life on the lake! Two Bedrooms up stairs with a spacious full bath, Main level is a room with closet that has been used as a bedroom and a full bath on main.
$549,500

3105 Mattie Wade Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pric

3105 Mattie Wade Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,235Sqft
Visits: 17
This cute waterfront cottage is a rare find hidden down a private road, located on a wide cove on Lake Norman, soak in the sun on a large deck facing the lake or relax in a oversized screen in porch, all that you need for a new life on the lake! Two Bedrooms up stairs with a spacious full bath, Main level is a room with closet that has been used as a bedroom and a full bath on main.
$549,500

3105 Mattie Wade Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pric

3105 Mattie Wade Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$549,500

106 Hickory Point Court, Statesville, North Carolina 28677-Price-Price

106 Hickory Point Court, Statesville, North Carolina 28677

4Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
17Picture(s)
3,467Sqft
50
This property offers a wonderful opportunity to build on Lake Norman. This floor plan for the new construction home has 4 bedrooms. The sellers state they tested the soil several years ago and it perked for a 4 bedroom system. Buyer will need to confirm a 3 or 4 bedroom system. Just minutes from Troutman NC, close to Mooresville and Statesville, only 30 minutes to Huntersville.
$542,900

106 Hickory Point Court, Statesville, North Carolina 28677-Price-Price

106 Hickory Point Court, Statesville, North Carolina 28677
4Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
3,467Sqft
Visits: 50
This property offers a wonderful opportunity to build on Lake Norman. This floor plan for the new construction home has 4 bedrooms. The sellers state they tested the soil several years ago and it perked for a 4 bedroom system. Buyer will need to confirm a 3 or 4 bedroom system. Just minutes from Troutman NC, close to Mooresville and Statesville, only 30 minutes to Huntersville.
$542,900

106 Hickory Point Court, Statesville, North Carolina 28677-Price-Price

106 Hickory Point Court, Statesville, North Carolina 28677
4Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$542,900

20407 Harborgate Court, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $5

20407 Harborgate Court, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
25Picture(s)
1,380Sqft
36
Beautiful Lake Norman Waterfront unit with assigned boat slip included with the property. Open floor plan with fireplace. Spectacular lake and sunset views from living room, dining area, kitchen, primary bedroom, and balcony. Great location close to shopping and restaurants. Storage room located downstairs for all of your lake toys.
$540,000

20407 Harborgate Court, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $5

20407 Harborgate Court, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,380Sqft
Visits: 36
Beautiful Lake Norman Waterfront unit with assigned boat slip included with the property. Open floor plan with fireplace. Spectacular lake and sunset views from living room, dining area, kitchen, primary bedroom, and balcony. Great location close to shopping and restaurants. Storage room located downstairs for all of your lake toys.
$540,000

20407 Harborgate Court, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $5

20407 Harborgate Court, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$540,000

6778 Emerald Isle Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pr

6778 Emerald Isle Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
19Picture(s)
1,160Sqft
45
This is a great waterfront property, large level .50 acre lot with 100 ft, of Waterfront. New permitted Covered dock. it is tall enough that a lift can be installed pier and setting area on the water & 2 jet ski docks. 3 bedrooms 2 full baths. Spacious New kitchen cabinets, sink, granite counter tops & appliances. 2014 New Metal roof, 2018 new HVAC.
$475,000

6778 Emerald Isle Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pr

6778 Emerald Isle Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,160Sqft
Visits: 45
This is a great waterfront property, large level .50 acre lot with 100 ft, of Waterfront. New permitted Covered dock. it is tall enough that a lift can be installed pier and setting area on the water & 2 jet ski docks. 3 bedrooms 2 full baths. Spacious New kitchen cabinets, sink, granite counter tops & appliances. 2014 New Metal roof, 2018 new HVAC.
$475,000

6778 Emerald Isle Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pr

6778 Emerald Isle Drive, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$475,000

4053 Chevlot Hills Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pr

4053 Chevlot Hills Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
22Picture(s)
1,755Sqft
400
With over 350 feet of shoreline, this lot is a must see! Situated on a private waterfront lot on Lake Norman with beautiful views looking out to amazing water, not to mention the 350+ feet of shoreline. The home is grandfathered and just feet from the lake. This one of a kind property won't last long.
$475,000

4053 Chevlot Hills Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pr

4053 Chevlot Hills Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,755Sqft
Visits: 400
With over 350 feet of shoreline, this lot is a must see! Situated on a private waterfront lot on Lake Norman with beautiful views looking out to amazing water, not to mention the 350+ feet of shoreline. The home is grandfathered and just feet from the lake. This one of a kind property won't last long.
$475,000

4053 Chevlot Hills Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673-Price-Pr

4053 Chevlot Hills Road, Sherrills Ford, North Carolina 28673
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$475,000

4115 Cascade Street, Terrell, North Carolina 28682-Price-Price $462,00

4115 Cascade Street, Terrell, North Carolina 28682

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
16Picture(s)
1,344Sqft
51
Great opportunity to own waterfront property on Lake Norman under $500K. Located on a private/quiet cove your only minutes boat ride away from beautiful main channel. Situated on almost half an acre of level waterfront land and includes your very own private boat ramp and boat dock. Weekend getaway or year round home you will feel like your on vacation year round.
$462,000

4115 Cascade Street, Terrell, North Carolina 28682-Price-Price $462,00

4115 Cascade Street, Terrell, North Carolina 28682
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,344Sqft
Visits: 51
Great opportunity to own waterfront property on Lake Norman under $500K. Located on a private/quiet cove your only minutes boat ride away from beautiful main channel. Situated on almost half an acre of level waterfront land and includes your very own private boat ramp and boat dock. Weekend getaway or year round home you will feel like your on vacation year round.
$462,000

4115 Cascade Street, Terrell, North Carolina 28682-Price-Price $462,00

4115 Cascade Street, Terrell, North Carolina 28682
3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$462,000

1039 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $390,

1039 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
25Picture(s)
1,115Sqft
11
Enjoy lakefront living in this beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo on Lake Norman in the Davidson Landing Community. This penthouse unit has vaulted ceilings, updated kitchen with granite countertops and pantry, gas fireplace, primary bedroom with large bathroom and walk-in closet. It also has a convenient outside storage closet. Sit and relax on the balcony overlooking the pool and Lake Norman.
$390,000

1039 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $390,

1039 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,115Sqft
Visits: 11
Enjoy lakefront living in this beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo on Lake Norman in the Davidson Landing Community. This penthouse unit has vaulted ceilings, updated kitchen with granite countertops and pantry, gas fireplace, primary bedroom with large bathroom and walk-in closet. It also has a convenient outside storage closet. Sit and relax on the balcony overlooking the pool and Lake Norman.
$390,000

1039 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $390,

1039 Southwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$390,000

18742 Nautical Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $380

18742 Nautical Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
30Picture(s)
1,001Sqft
32
WOW...Lake Norman waterfront & fountain view PENTHOUSE CONDO with an ELEVATOR awaits! This beautiful Penthouse features an open, split floor plan, lots of natural light with tastefully done renovations & vaulted ceiling in the Great Room & Primary Suite.
$380,000

18742 Nautical Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $380

18742 Nautical Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,001Sqft
Visits: 32
WOW...Lake Norman waterfront & fountain view PENTHOUSE CONDO with an ELEVATOR awaits! This beautiful Penthouse features an open, split floor plan, lots of natural light with tastefully done renovations & vaulted ceiling in the Great Room & Primary Suite.
$380,000

18742 Nautical Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $380

18742 Nautical Drive, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$380,000

20109 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $339

20109 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
28Picture(s)
1,026Sqft
27
Stunning, Lake Norman waterfront Condo in the Windward community. Here is your chance at Lake living. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit is on the top floor with soaring cathedral ceilings, stunning views, open floorplan, custom built-ins & closets, easy maintenance wood and tile flooring, Kitchen with stainless steel appliances & granite countertops. Beautiful deck/balcony with storage unit.
$339,000

20109 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $339

20109 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,026Sqft
Visits: 27
Stunning, Lake Norman waterfront Condo in the Windward community. Here is your chance at Lake living. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit is on the top floor with soaring cathedral ceilings, stunning views, open floorplan, custom built-ins & closets, easy maintenance wood and tile flooring, Kitchen with stainless steel appliances & granite countertops. Beautiful deck/balcony with storage unit.
$339,000

20109 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $339

20109 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$339,000

19831 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $325

19831 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
13Picture(s)
1,026Sqft
61
You will live life outdoors with the waterfront sidewalks, sitting areas, sandy beach, pool, and so much more. This unit boasts a rear deck with a beautiful view. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining, with the great room open to the dining and kitchen areas. The kitchen has ample cabinetry and a pass-through to the dining area, making entertaining a breeze.
$325,000

19831 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $325

19831 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,026Sqft
Visits: 61
You will live life outdoors with the waterfront sidewalks, sitting areas, sandy beach, pool, and so much more. This unit boasts a rear deck with a beautiful view. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining, with the great room open to the dining and kitchen areas. The kitchen has ample cabinetry and a pass-through to the dining area, making entertaining a breeze.
$325,000

19831 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031-Price-Price $325

19831 Henderson Road, Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
$325,000

216 Northwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $299,0

216 Northwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036

2Bedroom(s)
1Bathroom(s)
28Picture(s)
741Sqft
9
Ground floor waterfront condo in the Harborwatch complex of Davidson landing. Condo has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. The waterfront porch has nice views of the lake and marina as well as a private gated entrance to the pool area. Interior updates include LVP floors, cabinets, countertops, stainless steel appliances. The bathroom has been updated with a walk-in shower and vanity.
$299,000

216 Northwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $299,0

216 Northwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036
2Bedroom(s)
1Bathroom(s)
741Sqft
Visits: 9
Ground floor waterfront condo in the Harborwatch complex of Davidson landing. Condo has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. The waterfront porch has nice views of the lake and marina as well as a private gated entrance to the pool area. Interior updates include LVP floors, cabinets, countertops, stainless steel appliances. The bathroom has been updated with a walk-in shower and vanity.
$299,000

216 Northwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036-Price-Price $299,0

216 Northwest Drive, Davidson, North Carolina 28036
2Bedroom(s)
1Bathroom(s)
$299,000
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How Much Does it Cost to Live on Lake Norman

One of the first questions people usually ask is ‘How much does it cost to live on Lake Norman’. Well there are a lot of variables that make answering this question a little challenging. Important factors that determine the prices of homes for sale on Lake Norman include:

  • Where on Lake Norman is the property?
  • What type of view of Lake Norman does the property have?
  • How much waterfront does the property have?
  • What is the age and size of the home?
  • Where on the scale from ‘Move In Ready’ to ‘Fixer Upper’ does the property fall?

It’s difficult to isolate each factor to determine how much each one of these variables influences the value of a property as they all work together to derive the price. But let’s take a look generally at how each factor contributes to cost.

Where on Lake Norman is the Property?

Holding all other variable constant, homes on the south east side of Lake Norman are most costly. Homes and Condos in the cites of Cornelius, Davidson and Mooresville are more expensive than other parts of Lake Norman because of the amenities offered in the area and the close proximity to Charlotte. There are numerous dining, shopping and night life opportunities around and it’s a straight shot from these cities down I-77 to Charlotte.

What type of views of Lake Norman does the property have?

Properties with main channel, long range views are going to bring a premium. You also have large cove views, small cove views, sunset views and sunrise views. Other elements also come into play like bridges, power lines and surrounding properties.

How much waterfront does the property have?

You will often hear people say that you need a minimum of 100 ft. of waterfront to have a pier. This is true for lots subdivided and recorded after September 1st, 2006. If subdivided before September 1, 2006 then there are few nuances that come into play. If you have at least 75′ of shoreline then you can have 10 square feet of pier for every linear foot of ‘develop-able shoreline’.   For example, if a lot has 80 feet of shoreline and was subdivided and recorded before the September 1, 2006 the you would be allowed to have a maximum of 800 sq.ft. of pier (assuming there are no other issues preventing a pier). If the lot was subdivided and recorded before June 1, 1996 then you are allowed 10 sq.ft. per linear foot of shoreline even if you don’t have the minimum 75 ft of shoreline. Generally, speaking in terms of value, having more waterfront is beneficial because it gives you a little more ‘space’ which helps protect your views.

What is the age and size of the home?

This seems pretty straight forward but it’s one of those variables that you have to consider in pricing. You may find a waterfront property with good views, water & location but it’s smaller and older than you prefer. For example, there a lot of lake houses on Lake Norman that are 2 bedrooms and around 1,400 sq.ft. This property may be prefect for a weekend spot but too small for everyday living. As you limit the number of potential buyers, you impact the overall market value.

Where on the scale from ‘Move In Ready’ to ‘Fixer Upper’ does the property fall?

Everyone has a different comfort level towards the amount of projects they want to manage or come out of pocket to fix up/update. The waterfont properties where someone has already come in and done the heavy lifting will understandably cost you more to buy. However, this does provide an opportunity for thoses that are willing to take on a remodel a get some ‘sweat equity’ out of the home.

Deeded Boat Slips & Lake Access Communities

If you want to enjoy the lake there are several options besides buying a Lake Norman Waterfront Home. There are homes that come with a deeded boat slip that you can walk or drive to. Another option is a Lake Access Community. Many neighborhoods have lake access with a boat ramp and some provide boat storage within the neighborhood itself.

What is the entry price point for a Lake Norman Waterfront Homes?

The entry price point will vary depending on where you are on the Lake Norman but generally speaking the entry price point for a home with decent water and lot starts around $500,000. Under that price point, you will typically find homes with one or more of the following characteristics:

  • Older style ‘lake houses’, ‘fixer uppers’, cottages/cabins or manufactured homes.
  • The water may be limited.
  • Lots may be steep or small.
  • Location may very rural.

For many, finding a Lake Norman Waterfront Cabin or a ‘fixer upper’ is just what they had in mind. If that’s you, then Search Lake Norman Waterfront Homes $500,000 and Under.
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