Huntersville, NC, is the largest town in the Lake Norman area and home to three Lennar Charlotte communities and has an excess of things to with family and friends. As the first town founded in the Lake Norman area, Huntersville, originally named Craighead, got its name in 1873 after landowner and cotton farmer Robert Boston Hunter. The town started as a destination for growing cotton, bit prominent schools drew people from near and far.
Huntersville continued to expand as textile mills brought more jobs and residents to the area and has now grown into a great place to raise a family:
Discovery Place Kids: Volcanos, Moving to Mars, physics, water play a town market and more to conjure curiosity and activate the imagination of kids of all ages. Kids can be creative and explore a world of wonder and get hands-on experience with interactive exhibits. Dance with the music of a live show or watch in amazement as magicians pull rabbits from everywhere.
Birkdale Village: When someone asks where’s the best shopping in town, Birkdale Village is sure to come up. Combining the best of shopping, dining and entertainment experiences in a large outdoor pedestrian village makes Birkdale a destination for people of all ages. An eclectic mix of boutiques, wine shops, ice cream, restaurants, mainstream stores and did we mention ice cream, creates a unique experience right in Huntersville. Even Santa has been known to show up around December!
Historic Latta Plantation: Explore the grounds of the last remaining Catawba river plantation dated circa 1800. This 62-acre farm of James Latta, a Scot-Irish merchant, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Sites and contains the original home and smokehouse. With eleven other outbuildings, fields, farm animals and gardens, you travel back in time to see how life was lived in the 1800s. Spooky ghost stories and a tour during Halloween are personal favorites.
Carolina Raptor Center: Eagles, hawks, owls, and vultures are featured among the birds of prey at the Carolina Raptor Center located within the Latta Nature Preserve. The Raptor Center serves as a rehabilitation, research, and conservation facility for these majestic and wondrous birds. A self-guided walk on the Nature Trail takes you through outdoor aviaries and give you a chance to see 30 different species of live birds of prey.
Historic Rural Hill Farm: A 265-acre farm surrounds a beautiful Cultural Center that plays hosts to weddings, receptions, business retreats and other events. Every fall, Rural Hill’s seven-acre Amazing Maize Maze features more than two miles of winding-frustrating-swear word causing-laughing at your friends-haven’t we been this way before-Yes, I’m sure we’ve been this way before- paths through thick corn.
Huntersville features three Lennar Communities, Arrington, Asbury, and Bryton Trace, that all feature Wi-Fi Certified™ Home Design, Everything’s Included and all of the other features that make the Lennar Difference.
Find your new dream Lennar home in Huntersville, NC, today!