NC Lake House: Spend Your Retirement Years In Your Own   

by Pool Builders on 05-03-2009 in Articles

North Carolina lake communities are several of the most excellent places, presenting a break from our frenzied lifestyle.

Fontana Trace is positioned on the scenic 11,700 acre Fontana Lake with a shorefront of 240 miles. Fontana Lake is positioned in Western North Carolina, outside of Bryson City. 90% of the area surrounding the lake belongs to the National Park Service and the US Forest Service. Deep in the Pisgah National Forest, the Fontana Trace community is modest, with two hundred and fifty acres and 70 dwellings. Its paltry homeowner's fees make this a very reasonably priced community. Fontana Trace maintains a lake-side harbor, for fishing and boating access, a resort style swimming pool, well-kept hiking trails, places to picnic and cook outside, a clubhouse that has a wonderful room and a kitchen, available to rent for some function. The ideal place for retirement.

Nestled in the mountains in Western North Carolina, about forty minutes off Bryson City, is Lake Santeetlah. Lake Santeetlah is approximately 3,000 acres encircled by the 1.35 million acre Nantahala National Forest and the abode of a ten acre community known as Santeetlah Lakeside and definitely one of the most excellent spots for retirement snow birds. The lakefront homes maintain an exclusive dock and lakeview homes have an assigned dock in the community's marina. The community has a gaming room, a clubhouse on the lakeside with an enclosed deck, launching area, hiking trails and kayak/canoe storage.

Still in the mountains of Western North Carolina, is Grey Rock at Lake Lure. The lake has a size of around seven hundred and twenty acres. The surrounding cities and towns are Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Asheville (22 miles), and Charlotte (about two hours). Grey Rock is a fantastic Carolina retirement community of forty hundred acres and 900 residences. Conveniences cover hiking trails, clubhouse on the lake with docks and great room. You can go fishing in the creeks and streams, and two thousand five hundred acres are kept aside as green space. Planned facilities comprise a swimming pool, tennis courts, a helipad and horse-riding.

Lake Hickory is a long thin lake covering forty one hundred acres. The region here has been growing of late because of its proximity to big urban areas. Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Asheville are hour to hour and 20 minutes away. The Oliver's Landing community will place you in an ideal place to enjoy it all. It has an area of 306 acres, with three hundred and thirty houses planned. The amenities cover an 18-hole partly restricted golf course, created by Karl Litton, pro shop, lessons, tournament play, private boat launch, clubhouse and casual dining.

One of the most exciting real estate markets in North Carolina is Lake Norman situated in the middle of the state. Lake Norman is 32,000 acres in area and the abode of Morrison Plantation. Morrison Plantation is a community 430 acres in size, with four hundred and fifty houses, situated close to Mooresville. It is inexpensive in a locality where houses can get to amazing prices. The community has a grocery store on site, cafeteria, volleyball, soccer fields, basketball,, YMCA, parks, walking and biking trails, wonderful room, pool, clubhouse, community boat ramp and dock and convention center.

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