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  2. Mooresville
The Porch on Lake Norman

​LAKE FRONT, custom built in 2018. Nestled amidst the trees, you will enjoy our private guest house. Included: 1 bedroom with queen bed, full bath with shower, elegant great room with fully equipped kitchen. Also includes a large open air porch with vaulted ceiling and sky lights. Enjoy fishing, swimming, kayaking, and pedal boating from the owner's dock. Restaurants & activities minutes away. EV charging available on premise. The guest house is a separate structure with it's own hvac.

$150 per night
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  2. Mooresville
The Loft on Lakeshore - New 1-bedroom on LKN

Relax and immerse yourself in Lake Norman's culture at The Loft on Lakeshore. Newly constructed in 2022, you'll enjoy a private guesthouse on the second floor with incredible sunset views from the balcony. The owners reside in their home next door. Located in a quiet neighborhood only 1.5 miles from I-77, unwind after a busy day traveling or simply enjoy the beauty of the region and stay for awhile. You'll also have access to the lake, beach, fire pit, owner's dock and gazebo. We welcome you!

$216 per night
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  2. Sherrills Ford
⭐️ WATERFRONT @ Lake Norman!! King Bdrm & Bath

Private bedroom in Lake Norman waterfront home. King-size bed, Smart TV, fridge/freezer, microwave & Keurig. Private bathroom, only for those in your group, is just steps across the hall. Enjoy morning coffee or evening glass of wine on the screened porch or overlooking the lake on the covered gazebo. Quiet deep water cove for swimming, kayaking & fishing. Safe neighborhood 4 miles from HWY 16, 9 miles from I-77, 29 miles from Charlotte Airport.

$98 per night

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Lake side cottage rentals in Lake Norman of Catawba

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Charming 1BR Lakehouse with Beach on Lake Norman
$202 per night
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  2. Troutman
NEW! Dreamy Lake Norman Cottage w/ Panoramic Views
$264 per night
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  2. Mooresville
Lakefront Retreat w/ Private dock, Firepit, SUP!
$463 per night
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"The Kiser Cottage" #1 on Lake Norman w/Pontoon*
$442 per night
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  2. Mooresville
HUGE DISCOUNT THIS WEEK| Hot Tub | Lake Getaway
$654 per night
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  2. Mooresville
Pet-Friendly Lake Norman Cottage: Swim, Boat, Fish
$170 per night
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  2. Davidson
Davidson Getaway @ Davidson Gateway
$146 per night
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Peaceful Lake Norman Cabin on the Main Channel
$504 per night
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  2. Mooresville
Waterfront Cottage w/Boat Rental and Private Bar
$545 per night
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  2. Sherrills Ford
C15 Lake Front Tiny Home, 1 Bedroom/Loft
$243 per night
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  2. Statesville
DISCOUNT | Waterfront Oasis | Escape Life
$881 per night
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  2. Sherrills Ford
Lake Norman Tree House!
$509 per night

Lake side condo rentals in Lake Norman of Catawba

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  2. Cornelius
Lake Norman Waterfront Condo Retreat -Dog Friendly
$231 per night
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  2. Cornelius
Perle du Lac | Waterfront Condo | SuperHost
$313 per night
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  2. Cornelius
Lake Norman Waterfront 2Bed/2Bath Condo
$105 per night
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  2. Cornelius
1st Floor Waterfront Lake Norman Condo
$259 per night
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  2. Cornelius
💕Unique Marina Get-a-way - 2Bd 2Ba 💕
$172 per night
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  2. Cornelius
Club Moe NEW Waterfront 3Bed, 2Bath LKN Condo
$272 per night
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  2. Cornelius
Lake Daze
$170 per night
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  2. Cornelius
Lake Norman Retreat at Harborside | Luxury Condo
$348 per night
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  2. Davidson
Downtown Davidson Hidden Gem
$164 per night
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  2. Davidson
Lovely studio condo near downtown Davidson
$115 per night
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  2. Charlotte
2 bedroom/2.5 bath condo Mallard (Arbor) Creek
$105 per night
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  2. Cornelius
Lake Norman Waterfront 1st Floor Luxury Condo
$269 per night

Your guide to Lake Norman of Catawba

All About Lake Norman of Catawba

Just 20 miles north of Charlotte, Lake Norman of Catawba is a small town on the shore of Lake Norman, the largest human-made lake in North Carolina, and an ideal base camp for exploring the lake and surrounding countryside. Though the region was once primarily agricultural, the creation of Lake Norman in 1963 has transformed this rural stretch of southwestern North Carolina into a destination for fans of natural beauty.

The only public swimming beach in town is located in Lake Norman State Park, where paddle boat and surfboard rentals offer the opportunity to spend time out on the lake’s calm waters. At the nearby Latta Nature Preserve, you can explore nearly 16 miles of dog-friendly trails with breathtaking views of Mount Island Lake and Gar Creek. After a day of hiking, you can enjoy the buzzy local brewery scene, or check out live performances at local bars and music venues. You may want to spend a few afternoons in Cornelius, Davidson, or one of the other small towns surrounding the lake, where you’ll find arcades with bowling alleys, laser tag, and other activities.


How do I get around Lake Norman of Catawba?

The closest airport to Lake Norman of Catawba is the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), roughly a 40-minute drive. There is a public bus available to get you from the airport to one of the lakeside towns, as well as taxis and ride-hailing services that operate in the area. However, the best option for getting to your vacation rental is to rent a car, available at the airport. This will offer you the freedom to visit all the natural sites Lake Norman has to offer, as well as to travel between Cornelius, Davidson, or Huntersville, for which there is no public transport.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Lake Norman of Catawba?

Lake Norman of Catawba has four distinct seasons that each offer unique experiences. Spring tends to be mild, with ideal conditions for all the cultural events that occur between March and May, like the highland games celebrating the region’s Irish and Scottish heritage with traditional folk music and dancing, and the Lake Norman Art Festival, which occurs every April. When summer warms up the area, it’s a great time to go out on the lake or explore the trails, and if you visit in July, you’ll find community cookouts and firework shows around the lake.

As the colors of the leaves change, the lake celebrates with a Fall Festival in Huntersville, featuring a seven-acre corn maze with over two miles of labyrinthine paths. Cool weather and scattered snows descend on the lake in the winter.


What are the top things to do in Lake Norman of Catawba?

Murray’s Mill Historic District

A short drive from town, you can experience the history of this area firsthand at Murray’s Mill. This milling complex from the late 19th century has been preserved and converted into a historical site. Since the mill closed operations in 1967, the mill, a general store, a period-preserved home, and a wheat house are now used as an exhibition of the region’s agricultural past.

Latta Nature Center

The Latta Nature Center and Preserve is home to a wide variety of attractions. The 13,000-square-foot Quest building houses an indoor interactive nature center for curious young visitors. Birdwatchers will appreciate the Carolina Raptor Center to observe the birds of prey that call this region home. Those looking for a more solitary experience of the nature preserve can wander along a dozen different trails or drift along the water in a kayak or canoe.

Robbins Park

Located in Cornelius, the eight-acre Robbins Park offers nearly three miles of paved and unpaved trails, two public fishing ponds, and a nature-themed playground for younger visitors to enjoy.