This article touches on a variety of topics around waterfront Lake Norman home ownership.
It will get you thinking about lifestyle and other "good to know" resources.
With 520 miles of waterfront, Lake Norman homes for sale span a diverse shoreline, offering many view options.
The Good: Jaw dropping open “ocean like” views. Typically more private since no homes face directly at yours. Great lifestyle to watch all the boating activity.
The Bad: Much more boat traffic & noise, which leads to choppier water. This causes more wear on the dock, shoreline, and any boats you have in the water.
The Good: Coves are typically quieter and friendlier for swimming, kayaking, and paddle boarding. You'll deal with less wear and tear on everything in the water.
The Bad: Less private, as other waterfront homes may face yours. Water access might be limited in the winter season depending on cove size and depth.
There are plenty of options in-between if you're looking a the best of both worlds. We're experts at finding you the right waterfront Lake Norman property to meet your lifestyle.
West facing waterfront homes can get MUCH warmer in the summer when they bask in the sun most of the afternoon, but those sunsets are amazing...
East facing waterfront Lake Norman homes are cooler in the summer and you can watch the sunrise over the lake, if you’re an early riser...
The Lake Normans average temperature varies a lot over the year.
Here is a 5 month span of the Aug - Dec timeframe.
May - September
People from all over love to come enjoy the warm water and sun, but the lake is never without activity even in the winter months. Many locals enjoy the fall & spring months when it’s quieter on the water.
Don’t own a boat or water toys? There are marinas that provide rentals and chartered cruises.
Lake Norman is known for its record-breaking crappie, catfish, striped bass, largemouth bass, and white and yellow perch, attracting anglers from all over the world. Several national fishing tournaments are held here, and the early summer months bring the peak fishing opportunities.
You can place of fish attractors made of natural wood (e.g., brush, Christmas trees) or PVC that are securely tied together and properly anchored so as not to become a hazard to navigation.
They must remain:
1) at a depth greater than minimum water levels
2) covered by an approved boat docking facility; or
3) in close association with an approved pier.
Nylon rope should be used to tie the materials together and for connecting materials to the anchor. Anchors should consist of concrete blocks or other suitable weight.
Allowed – Any small recreational equipment, ski and inner tubes, ski bobs, and less than three-person towables.
Not Allowed - Water trampolines, sliding and diving boards not permanently attached to a permitted structure, blobs, greater than three-person towables, and other large inflatable recreational items.
The waters of Lake Norman are regulated by the statutes of North Carolina, the Lake Norman Marine Commission, NC Wildlife Resources Commission and by the counties that surround the lake (Catawba County, Iredell County, Lincoln County & Mecklenburg County).
Listed below are common laws you should know:
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