55 Communities in Charlotte and Lake Norman Areas

These communities are within 30 minutes to Charlotte, NC.  From minutes to one hour to Lake Norman.  Most start from mid-$200's.


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Chart Comparing Newest 55+ Communities in Charlotte and Lake Norman Areas:

Name                   Starting       Location   Type   Design     Size 

Cresswind Charlotte  mid-$200's   Charlotte  Single Craftsman Coming 

Encore at Eden Hall  Upper$300's  Matthews Towns Craftsman  Large

Amber Meadows       Upper$400's  Marvin     Single Ranch       Large

Lake Walk - Legends  Coming     Mooresville  Ranch Traditional M-L

Regency at Palisades  $300's        Charlotte   Single LuxRanch  Large

Chateau East            $200's        Charlotte   Single Ranch      M-L

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Charlotte 55+ Communities

LOCATION:  Charlotte

FEATURE:   Resort community near downtown Charlotte

CONTACT:   8913 Silver Springs Court - 888-476-3017 

By Kolter Homes.  Sign up for VIP List - Join the VIP List now. Resort community - Craftsman-styled homes from mid-$200's (verify) - Adjacent to Larkhaven Golf Club - miles of walking trails.  - 888-476-3017

LOCATION:  Charlotte

FEATURE:   Luxury ranch designs near downtown Charlotte

CONTACT:   13410 Canterbury Castle Dr., Charlotte - 877-205-0259

By Lennar - 1-story ranches and lofted ranches. Near shopping and restaurants.  From low $200's.

LOCATION:  Charlotte

FEATURE:   In Palisades master community on Lake Wylie

CONTACT:  15110 High Bluff Court, Charlotte - 704-504-3939 - Open Daily

Resort amenities of clubhouse, golf, tennis and more. Starting low-$300's.  Large 2 and 3-bedroom single homes.

LOCATION:  Pineville

FEATURE:   Cottage-styled

CONTACT:   12910 Dorman Rd., Pineville, NC - 704-944-9265

Medium sized single-family homes with amenities and services. Start $240's.  Sophisticated cottage-styled. You can customize . 96 lots almost sold out.  Optional services available.  Clubhouse, pool and more.  15 miles south of Charlotte.

Fort Mill - (Fort Mill is in South Carolina but considered a suburb of Charlotte)

LOCATION:  Fort Mill, SC on border of NC

FEATURE:   On border between NC and SC

CONTACT:   1277 Carolina Orchards Dr., Fort Mill, SC - 866-214-9125 - Open Daily

2-bedroom small to large homes and yes! in the 11 designs there is a small floor plan that so many are interested in, but hurry because these go first.  Golf courses in area.  Prices start in mid-$200's.  Low South Carolina taxes (verify)ClubhousePoolRecreation including pickle ball, tennis and more. 


Encore at Eden Hall townhomesPhoto permission of David Weekley Homes

LOCATION:  Matthews

FEATURE:    Large 1- and 2-Story Townhomes; age-targeted

CONTACT:   601 Marion Dr. - 704-972-4254

By David Weekley Homes - Matthews, NC - spacious town homes with downstairs retreats - near downtown and Matthews Trail - 30 minutes to Charlotte and one hour to Lake Norman - From the $398's - Now selling.  Not restricted but is 55+ age-targeted.

Marvin 55+ Community


FEATURE:    Large homes

CONTACT:   958 Meadow Vista Dr. - 866-210-7861

Near recreation and shopping.  By Pulte.  Large 2-4 bedrooms start upper $400's.  22 miles south of Charlotte.


The Glens at Stillwell Village in North Carolina model homePhoto by The Glens

LOCATION:  Huntersville (14 miles to Charlotte)

FEATURE:    Villa homes for sale or lease

CONTACT:    15504 Sullivan Glen Way, Huntersville - 704-947-7635

This villa rental and purchase community now has 2 and 3-beroom cottages with single garage for sale priced in very low $200's.  New homes for sale are nearly sold out.  Rental villas are separate.


LOCATION:  Stanley

FEATURE:    Brick and stone homes

CONTACT:   Ph: 704-905-7203 -  5483 Hickory Grove Rd.

23 miles to Charlotte - By Rudisill -  Small country community of brick 3-bedroom villa homes priced starting in low $200's (verify).  Now selling Phase II - Only a few lots remain for building your own.  Adjacent to Creek Walk subdivision.  

Stallings Over 55 Community

South of Charlotte:

LOCATION:  Stallings

FEATURE:   Optional 2nd floor or walk-out lower level on select lots 

CONTACT:   14617 Lawyers Rd., Stallings - 888-548-9062

Approx. 14 miles to Charlotte.  By Epcon -  Start upper $200's - 92 low maintenance ranch homes - clubhouse, pool, walking trails.  Sign onto VIP list for updates.

55 Communities in Lake Norman Area near Charlotte:

Denver 55 Communities

Trilogy Lake Norman in NC Captiva model homePhoto of Captivate model permission of Trilogy® at Shea Homes


FEATURE:   Few miles to Lake Norman

CONTACT:   800-685-6494 - Call for appt. - 6844 Shoal Creek Dr. 

Tour Center is open daily but they recommend to call first for appointment - active adult resort community by Shea Homes just north of sophisticated Charlotte in a woodsy locale.  A few miles from Lake Norman for fishing, hiking and boating.  Small to large homes starting $239's. (New floor plan released at $239,000 may not last long.) 


FEATURE:   Walk to Lake Norman

CONTACT:   Ph: 888-300-5993 - 2461 Royal Anne Way, Denver - Open Daily

Near Charlotte, within walk distance to Lake Norman. Will have 200 2-bedroom single level homes (optional 2nd floor bonus room) with flexible floorplans, 2-car garages, sunrooms, 9' ceilings, some vaulted for a spacious feeling. Village Center, clubhouse, and more. Golf courses in area.  Pricing starts mid-$200's (verify).

Mooresville 55+

LOCATION:  Mooresville

FEATURE:    On Lake Norman 

CONTACT:    277 Blue View Rd. - 800-798-0616 (Andrea)Join VIP List now.

Medium to spacious ranch homes - not priced yet.  38 miles to Charlotte.


LOCATION:  Cornelius

FEATURE:   Minutes to Lake Norman and short drive to Charlotte

CONTACT:   11909 Meetinghouse Way, Cornelius - 704-896-7016

Voted in top ten best affordable suburbs - 372 homes and 96 condominiums for 50+.   Resort lifestyle with 2 pools, clubhouse and many activities. Recreation at Lake Norman includes fishing, sailing, rowing, water ski and more.  Small to large homes from $269,900. 

Independent Living Communities for 62+ 

Charlotte Retirement Communities

LOCATION:  Charlotte

FEATURE:   CCRC for 62+

CONTACT:   3442 Cypress Club Dr., Charlotte - 704-714-5500

Equity-based continuing care community for 62+ - cottages priced in $700's and villas in mid-rise elevator building starts mid-$200's for one-bedroom and 2-bedrooms high $300's including membership fee. Country club ambience. Two restaurants.

Location:  Charlotte

Feature:   Independent Living apartments

Contact:   5512 Carmel Rd., Charlotte - 704-310-5479 

By Holiday Retirement - Independent living senior apartments.

Holiday has 16 communities for 55+ in North Carolina.

55+ Resales in Charlotte:

  • Four Seasons at Gold Hill - Fort Mill near Charlotte SC by K. Hovnanian - Gated one-level condominiums.
  • Four Seasons at Charlotte Metro by K. Hovnanian
  • Villages at Isle of Pines - Mooresville. Started $240's for over 55. Recreational activities on Lake Norman and 30 miles from Charlotte. Also, walking trails, large 2/3 ac. homesites and RV and boat storage.  816 Brawley School Rd., Mooresville - 704-662-0105
  • In South Carolina but near the Charlotte area:

    Sun City Carolina Lakes - Sold - Fort Mill - By Del Webb - From low $200's.  Singles and villas in large community with clubhouse, golf, 100 clubs, 10 lakes, dog park, pools, bocce, garden and more. See local Realtors for resales. Ph: 866-578-5831 - 5074 Grandview Dr. 

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