Mountain Island Lake Homes for Sale
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Located just 10 miles from uptown Charlotte, Mountain Island Lake is a favorite community for professionals who work in Charlotte. This serene lake spreads across 3281 acres and boasts 61 miles of shoreline. Its proximity to uptown Charlotte, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Lake Mall, the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve and the U.S. National Whitewater Park make Mountain Island Lake an attractive place to live and play.
The lake includes areas for boating access and is a favorite location for boaters of all kinds, including those who simply love to canoe or kayak. Fishing enthusiasts will love fishing from boats, the shoreline or from a fishing platform provided by Duke Energy in cooperation with North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
A small island by the same name, Mountain Island, is a favorite spot for picnics, camping, or simply relaxing with friends on a sunny summer day.
The Latta Place Plantation was built in 1800 and named for owner James Latta who immigrated to the area from Ireland. Latta, a successful merchant, bought the land and converted it to a cotton plantation with more than 700 acres. The property is now a museum, offering visitors a glimpse into plantation living.
Likewise, the historic Rural Hill Farm is a beautifully preserved homestead that chronicles the history of the Davidson family and of this community, which played such a pivotal role in the Revolutionary War. The famous battle at Cowen’s Ford was staged, in part, from Rural Hill Farms just four miles away. Today the farm is the site of numerous educational venues as well as a thriving calendar of special events, such as the Rural Hills Annual Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games. The Scottish New Year’s celebration of Hogmanay is also celebrated here with a 5K hike and festivities.
Homes here include an array of styles, including a unique, old style “front porch” community called Riverbend. Neighborhoods such as Stonewater, Moutain Point, and Overlook offer a variety of homes, ranging from interior single-family homes to sprawling and opulent waterfront estates. Many neighborhoods here feature amenities such as wide, lighted sidewalks, walking trails, clubhouses, private docks or boat slips, and more. Prices in this area range from the low 100s to more than $1 million for luxury estate homes. There is something for every budget, and the beautiful surroundings and convenient access to the Charlotte metropolitan area make this a very attractive place to live.