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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL

Vineyards on Lake Wylie, Charlotte, North Carolina

Vineyards on Lake Wylie, North Carolina retirementNature enthusiasts will love the relaxed scenic atmosphere of the Vineyards on Lake Wylie in Charlotte, North Carolina. This D.R. Horton community is open to residents of all ages yet features a special enclave of ranch homes ideal for active adult living. The entire community is planned to have 430 homes upon completion including the above mentioned ranch homes as well as two-story residences more suited for family living.

The homes at this age-targeted community incorporate energy efficient features with spacious floor plans and attractive exterior designs. Special touches are reminiscent of Craftsman design with a little European flair and Southern elegance. There are six floor plans offering main floor master suites that are most popular among the active adult homebuyers. The open concept designs range in size from 1,356 to 2,755 square feet with pricing ranging from the mid $100’s to the high $300’s.

Set on 1.2 miles of shoreline along Lake Wylie, this unique community is a nature lover’s paradise surrounded by scenic rolling hills and picturesque vineyards. Although it feels very private and serene, it’s just 15 minutes from the town of Charlotte. Closer to home the charming town of Belmont offers unique shops and local restaurants. Everyday conveniences are just minutes from home as are popular destinations including the Stowe Botanical Gardens and the National White Water Center.

A pedestrian friendly atmosphere adds to the charm of this unique retirement destination while several recreation areas offer plenty of options for physical fitness and social activities. Features include a health and fitness center, a resort-style swimming pool, a lap pool plus sports courts for bocce ball, tennis, pickleball and sand volleyball. There is also a business center and a grand ballroom perfect for large community gatherings, parties or special events. Throughout the community there are over 10 miles of walking trails taking in the beauty of Lake Wylie and all its unique recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, canoeing and kayaking. 

There is always something exciting to discover in the great outdoors at The Vineyards on Lake Wylie. With 320 miles of shoreline, the lake offers endless options for exciting water recreation. Residents of this all-ages community enjoy living a relaxed lifestyle outdoors plus having all the amenities you would typically find in more traditional active adult communities.  

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