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Huntersville, NC

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Picture opening a window and gazing out onto a beautiful tranquil lake with the sun’s rays glinting on the surface. If that image appeals to you, so will Huntersville. This picturesque town is lakeside living at its best. What began as cotton plantations and textile mills has evolved into a relaxing life by the water with many residents commuting to nearby Charlotte for work. Close enough to taste the city but laid-back enough to retain its country feel, Huntersville is waiting for you.

Getting Around in Huntersville, NC

55
Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
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Transit Score®
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The average commuter time in Huntersville is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 9.12%
  • 20.81%
  • 5.97%

Life at the Lake

Lake Norman is one of the best things about living in Huntersville. Lakeside living means that there are all types of water activities to enjoy. Sailing, fishing, water skiing, canoeing, and wakeboarding are all popular activities in the town. There is no speed limit on the lake and boats of all varieties zip across the water. Of course, there will be times you prefer some exercise on land, and you can find that at one of the 18 town parks and recreational facilities. Tennis, golf, softball, and soccer give you plenty of ways to have some friendly competition.

Relive the Renaissanc

Lake Norman is one of the best things about living in Huntersville. Lakeside living means that there are all types of water activities to enjoy. Sailing, fishing, water skiing, canoeing, and wakeboarding are all popular activities in the area. There is no speed limit on the lake and boats of all varieties zip across the water. Of course, there will be times you prefer some exercise on land, and you can find that at one of the 18 town parks and recreational facilities. Tennis, golf, softball, and soccer give you plenty of ways to have some friendly competition with your neighbors and friends.

Shop in a Village

Nothing beats Birkdale Village when it comes to shopping in Huntersville. This three-story village has shops for all occasions. In the center is a lovely park with shady trees and benches for relaxing in between shopping trips. You will find an appealing mix of popular chain stores here, such as Bath & Body Works, Pier 1 Imports, The Gap, and Victoria’s Secret. Stop and get some creamy, sweet fudge at Kilwin’s Chocolate & Ice Cream Shoppe or custom-blended seasonings at the Savory Spice Shop. Some of the best restaurants in town are here too, such as eeZ Fusion & Sushi and The Kilted Buffalo.