The Town of Mooresville is the largest municipality in Iredell County, NC with a population of around 36,500. It lies just 25 miles north of the City of Charlotte. Like most of the communities in Lake Norman, Mooresville has experienced fast economic and population growth since the lake opened to the public in the 1960s.
Mooresville is popularly known as “Race City USA” – a tagline inspired by the many NASCAR teams and drivers, as well as an IndyCar team,who call the town home. Some of the biggest businesses in the United States have their headquarters or offices in the town, including Universal Technical Institute’s NASCAR Technical Institute.
Mooresville was founded in the late 1850s as a railroad village and was the site of several large farms and cotton plantations. Many historic buildings and structures still stand in the downtown area, lending to Mooresville’s distinct small-town charm.
Lake Norman serves as the community hub where residents and visitors enjoy a host of activities, including boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking, and more. Several gear and equipment rentals can be found in the area, offering everything you need for an active dayout on the lake.
Real Estate in Mooresville, NC
Bordering Lake Norman, Mooresville features beautiful waterfront homes and estates with stunning views and great access to the lake. Many of these homes come with a private dock and storage facilities, as well as the finest finishes to please the most discriminating buyers.
There are quite a few new developments in the town, featuring luxurious waterfront or golf community homes in contemporary architecture. Older, more established neighborhoods offer more affordable properties that are perfect for starting or growing families.
Condos and townhomes with top-of-the-line features and amenities are growing in popularity. You’ll find a wide selection to suit your preferences and budget. Whether you’re looking for a permanent home or your very own lakeside getaway, Mooresville’s condos and townhomes offer excellent options.
Among the most notable neighborhoods in Mooresville are:
- Mountain View Beach
- Cornelius Estates
- Spring Acres
- Bells Crossing
- Curtis Pond
- The Point
- The Farms
- Teeter Farms Estates
- Kings Landing
- Morrison Plantation
- Harbor Cove
Mooresville is served by several school districts, which include the following top-rated schools:
- Pine Lake Preparatory
- Mr. Mourne School – An IBO World School
- Park View Elementary
- Mooresville Senior High
Attractions and Activities in Mooresville, NC
- Lake Norman State Park
Just around 20 minutes from Mooresville, Lake Norman State Park boasts numerous features and facilities to help visitors fully enjoy what the area has to offer. These include a 30.5-mile biking trail, a 125-yard swim beach, a boat ramp, fishing spots, and campgrounds for families.
Mooresville boasts several golf courses that cater to players of various skill levels.
- The Town of Mooresville Golf Club is open to the public but offers membership opportunities
- The Trump National Golf Club Charlotte is a members-only club with an award-winning 18-hole championship course designed by Greg Norman
- Mallard Head Country Club is a semi-private golf club with a George Cobb-designed championship course
- Mooresville Golf Range and Mini-Golf is semi-private golf club that caters to the entire family and players who want to improve their games
Race City USA is rife with attractions and events that racing aficionados will truly enjoy. These include:
- The Dale Earnhardt Inc. showroom and displays, as well as the Dale Earnhardt Day every April 29th
- GoPro Motorplex, an outdoor karting facility
- PIT Indoor Kart Track, the largest indoor kart track in the US
- NC Auto Racing Walk of Fame, a museum that showcases all types of racing and the evolution of racing in North Carolina
Is this charming Lake Norman town the right community for you? We represent some of the best houses for sale in Mooresville, NC so call me, Laura Bowman-Messick, at (704) 200-4015, or send an email to laura(at)lbmhomes(dotted)com. We’ll find the home the best suits your needs.
Houses for Sale in Mooresville NC
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