In just 5.3 miles you’ll find a shopping lover’s paradise at Northcross Shopping Center. With over 60 retailers and restaurants, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for—as well as some things you didn’t know you always needed. From jewelry to décor to top tech toys to everyday essentials, Northcross Shopping Center has it all.
A night out is never far when Birkdale Village is only 5.5 miles away. This open-air shopping and dining area creates the perfect ambiance for a special night on the town. Wine bars, family friendly restaurants and unique fair are all on the menu at Birkdale Village. For the foodie families, there are several restaurants close to home such as Kindred, 131 Main, and Fork in Cornelius that pride themselves in using only local ingredients picked up from farmer’s markets like those at Lake Norman.
Golfing and the lifestyle that comes with it is a luxury that many residents will enjoy at Mayes Hall. With two nearby country clubs to choose from, there’s a course for every kind of golfer. If you’re looking for a club the entire family can enjoy with 18 holes of incredible golf, fitness facilities, a large pool area and fun member events such as holiday brunches, wine dinners and golf clinics, River Run Country Club is your spot. If you’re in search of a club without complicated membership requirements that was rated “Best Golf Course in Lake Norman” and features state-of-the-art improvements like an indoor/outdoor golf instructional facility, look no further than NorthStone Country Club.
Lake Norman is a true water sports paradise. With no horsepower or speed limit on the lake, the opportunities for wakeboarding, water skiing and power boating are endless. You don’t even need to own a boat to enjoy the wet and wild fun. Lake Norman offers boat and jet ski rentals of all sizes. If fishing and sailing are more your speed, Lake Norman has an extensive list of local fish waiting to be caught such as large mouth bass, striper, and bluegill just to name a few. For those who prefer to admire the water from land, you’re able to trail ride, hike and bike on the greenways and nature preserve. And for the ultimate viewing experience, try any of Lake Norman’s incredible waterfront restaurants featuring fresh fare and an unforgettable backdrop.
There’s always something going on near Mayes Hall. Just down the street at Birkdale Village you’ll find a variety of restaurants and a movie theatre, perfect for a last-minute date night. You can also enjoy live music during the summer months, holiday events in the fall and winter as well as art shows in the spring. Frankie’s Fun Park located near Lake Norman is the perfect escape for the kids with 120 arcade games, bumper cars, two-story laser tag, 24 bowling lanes, and a three-story playhouse. And sports fanatics will be happy to know they are only 1 mile from college sports such as basketball, football, and soccer.
The health care sector commands the biggest employment opportunity in the area, making up about 142,000 jobs. Davidson is particularly rich in both medical and educational career options at Atrium Health and Davidson College. For those in the finance industry, Charlotte is a fierce national competitor with companies like Wells Fargo, Bank of America, TIAA, LPL Financial, SunTrust and BB&T Corporation all calling the Queen City home. You can also find many Fortune 500 companies located in Charlotte such as Lowe’s Home Improvement, Duke Energy, Nucor, Sonic Automotive and Sealed Air.