Huntersville NC

Huntersville, NC is ranked as one of the top places to live in Charlotte North Carolina. 

Huntersville NC is a popular town right outside of Charlotte, NC. When you get tired of the ‘big city life’ in Charlotte, then escape to Huntersville, where you can find peace and tranquility!

Huntersville is Nestled on the southern tip of Lake Norman, making it the closest city to Charlotte on Lake Norman. Residents love the easy access to Lake Norman and all that lake life has to offer! 

But that’s not all that Huntersville NC has to offer!  There are a ton of great restaurants, breweries, entertainment, parks & trails.  



Explore what life’s like in Huntersville:

1. History

2. Location 

3. Lifestyle

4. Things To Do

5. Real Estate Statistics 

6. Huntersville NC  Real Estate

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Living in Birkdale Village

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1. History:

Incorporated in 1873, Huntersville NC was the first town north of Charlotte NC to be recognized. Originally named Craighead, the town was renamed to Huntersville in honor of major landowner and cotton farmer, Robert Boston Hunter. Fertile land and a rail line promoted quick growth in Huntersville NC and the town quickly grew to what it is today, one of the best places to live in the Carolinas. 

Huntersville NC
Huntersville NC

2. Location

 Huntersville NC is nestled on the southern tip of Lake Norman, just 14 miles north of Charlotte. I-77 runs through the middle of Huntersville NC, giving residents great access to the greater Charlotte area.

Depending on where you live in Huntersville (and traffic) you can get to the Charlotte city center in about 20 minutes. You can also get to the Charlotte International Airport in about 20-30 minutes.



3. Huntersville NC Lifestyle

When you ask residents what they love most about calling Huntersville NC, they say: “It’s the lifestyle Huntersville NC offers.” You have great access to all Charlotte has to offer.  Residents have a plethora of opportunities all around them.  

Huntersville is home to some great Restaurants and breweries.

Do you love lake life? Huntersville offers fantastic access to Lake Norman. Enjoy boating, skiing, hiking, or just enjoying the sun and water with your family. Huntersville is also the closest town on Lake Norman to Charlotte NC.

Huntersville has a ton of great park's and nature preserve's.

Huntersville is home to a variety of top public schools, private schools and charter schools in the area. Lake Norman Charter School made the list of U.S. News and World Report's 2017 Best High Schools in the Country.

Huntersville is home to national and internationally known companies such as SABIC Innovative Plastics, Rubbermaid, Pactiv Corporation, Metrolina Greenhouses, Novant Health, Southwire, GM Financial and Ensemble Health Partners just to name a few.

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4. Things to Do in Huntersville 

Latta Nature Preserve- Latta Nature Preserve offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Latta Nature Preserve has 16 miles of trails offering hikers, nature enthusiasts, and horseback riders the opportunity to explore a variety of terrain while enjoying scenic views of the lake, forests, and streams. It is the only Mecklenburg County property open to horseback riding.

Discovery Place Kids Huntersville offers a kid’s museum with interactive exhibits for the whole family! If it’s a rainy day this is a great place to visit with so many activities and educational sections that offer learning opportunities while also having a lot of fun so it doesn’t feel like learning. If you think you will go more than once it’s definitely worth grabbing a membership! They are open late on Tuesday nights!

Carolina Renaissance Festival– A 25 acre renaissance themed amusement park is among the largest Renaissance fairs in America. The festival is set in a fictional storybook village of “Fairhaven.” With 375 acres of autumn woodlands, this open air artisan marketplace is complete with 16th century European architecture. The Carolina Renaissance Festival is truly one of the best things to do in Huntersville! In its fall season, it will see over 195,000 people to the festival.

Lake Norman-  One of the biggest draws to Huntersville is it’s access to Lake Norman. Whether its hanging out on the beach, boating, hiking, camping, skiiing or fishing, you will find something  perfect for the whole family!

5. Real Estate Statistics

Average Price: $543,527
Highest Price: $4.6M
Avg.Price/Sqft: $209.26
Lowest Price: $85,000
Total Sold Listings (past Year): 1631
Total Single Family Homes Sold: 1418
Total Condo / Townhomes Sold: 213


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Condo / Townhomes

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6. Huntersville Real Estate

You can find a large variety in housing options available in Huntersville. You have plenty of lake front homes, golf course communities, traditional homes, Colonial options, along with some great new construction communities.  Huntersville was voted Forbe’s Magazine “Best Place to Move in 2014.”  You will also find the price point is more attractively priced than Charlotte City proper. Huntersville has seen a ton of growth in the recent years and it’s just the beginning!  


Huntersville has also seen a ton of suburban development. There are some great established neighborhoods like Wynfield, Birkdale Village & Wynfield. You also have some newer neighborhoods, like Vermillion.

Here are a few our favorite neighborhoods:

Golf Course Communities

Greeted by a serene neighborhood entrance with views of horse pastures and fields, Skybrook is a Huntersville neighborhood offering a spacious and peaceful atmosphere. Situated on 1,100 acres, this Huntersville neighborhood provides multiple amenities including a fitness center, recreation fields, fishing pond, nature trails, picnic areas, swimming pools, a waterslide, basketball, and tennis facilities, as well as a beautiful golf course. Buying a home in this subdivision is a great option for a family with an active lifestyle, as there is plenty to do! 


Northstone community is a favorite subdivision of the Lake Norman area, manicured beautifully with sidewalks for walking, large trees and greenery, and multiple cul-de-sacs. The Northstone Country Club and golf course is an advantage of this Huntersville neighborhood. Joining the Northstone Country Club will bring a sense of membership and community, along with access to a fitness center, community swimming pool, and tennis facility, and basketball court. This Huntersville Neighborhood should be considered if you are looking to buy a home for sale in the Huntersville area.

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Birkdale Village, located in Huntersville, is an upscale community center including multiple lavish restaurants, boutiques, cafes, townhomes, and houses. This is a great family neighborhood, as there are numerous exciting indoor and outdoor actives. Located only 12 miles North of Charlotte, Birkdale Village is a popular spot all year, with live music in the summer, holiday events in the fall and winter, recreational events and art shows in the spring. Where there’s a village, there’s community. Enjoy community social events like “Mingling on the Greens” which is Birkdale’s annual summer concert series. 

Located on the skirts of Mecklenburg County in Huntersville, Vermillion is a unique, close-knit community offering spacious, modern living. This family-oriented neighborhood offers its own retail stores, commercial offices, post offices, and even its own community restaurant Harvey’s Bar and Grill! This Huntersville neighborhood is located roughly 3 miles from I-77, making for a quick and easy drive to Charlotte or Lake Norman. The “New Vermillion” development offers great lots for sale so that buyers can build a new home, while also offering resales. The Vermillion subdivision as a whole is rated as one of the best neighborhoods in the Huntersville area. 


5. Real Estate Statistics

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