Drive through the covered-bridge entrance to Antiquity, and you’ll feel right at home. This smart-growth community is just 20 miles north of Charlotte, and it adjoins downtown Cornelius. Eventually there will be more than 1,000 homes in this neighborhood. The community plan includes nine mini-parks, plaza with a grandly-scaled checkerboard surrounded by elm trees, athletic fields, hike-and-bike trail, and 2,500-seat amphitheater for summer performances. Within Antiquity are a retail center and office space with apartments and townhouses nearby.


Homes in Antiquity


Antiquity was developed by The Cunnane Group, with homes from the high $300s to upper $500s. There are five builders within the community, and homes feature historic American architecture ranging from 2,200 to 3,500 square feet. All homes offer first-floor owner's suites and two-car garages.



Beyond all the amenities of the parks and town center, this community also has pools, pond, recreation area and walking trails. Lot sizes are 0.25 acre or less.

Caldwell Station

Caldwell Station offers tree-lined streets, neighborhood green areas, pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and an easy commute to Charlotte. Nearby this planned community, you’ll find The Shops at the Fresh Market, Jetton Village, Oak Street Mill, Southlake Shopping Center, Shops On The Green, Cornelius Town Center, Turnbury Place, St. Andrews, Magnolia Place, Kenton Place and Harborview for a wide variety of shopping options.


Homes in Caldwell Station


The nearly 600 single-family homes and townhomes in Caldwell Station range from the upper $100s to mid-$300s. Styles range from traditional to cottage to ranch, with square footage running from 1,500 to 3,700. Most were built by well-known D.R. Horton, which personalized the community with train-related street names such as Midnight Express and Caldwell Depot.


The community has several playgrounds and parks, a Junior Olympic-size swimming pool, and 24-hour fitness center. Also close by is the River Run Country Club, which has an award-winning golf course and tennis complex.

Heritage Green

Heritage Green is a fast-growing neighborhood that is located in Cornelius yet also very close to Huntersville. Heritage Green is a resident-friendly neighborhood with lots of sidewalks and front porches. Nearby in Bailey Road Park, enjoy tennis, disc golf, fitness club, swim club, walking trails, sports fields and recreation fields.



Homes in Heritage Green




Homes in the master-planned community of Heritage Green range in size from 1,100 to 2,700 square feet, with 3 to 4 bedrooms. There are 14 house plans to choose from, including transitional and traditional styles. The Heritage Green community features a recreation area, clubhouse, pool and playground.

Jetton Cove

Jetton Cove is a planned community of homes and townhomes on 119 acres with views of Lake Norman. It’s pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly, and next to it is Jetton Village, a shopping center with 24-hour supermarket, restaurants, shops and merchants, including an art gallery, a tennis shop, a travel agency, a personal fitness facility, and medical offices.


Homes in Jetton Cove


Homes in Jetton Cove range from the mid-$300s to low $400s. They come in traditional, Georgian and Craftsman styles, with square footage from 2,200 to 4,000.


Jetton Cove offers a community pool, playground, clubhouse, walking trails and recreation areas. Nearby is Jetton Park, with its walking trails, sunning beach, tennis courts, mountain bike park, and picnic areas, as well as the Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club and Peninsula Yacht Club.


Oakhurst is a tree-lined, mixed-use community of homes, townhomes and condos. Residents love the neighborhood’s open park with its large gazebo – many events take place there, like the annual Easter Egg Hunt Nearby is Oakhurst I, which offers retail shopping, restaurants and office space.


Homes in Oakhurst


Residences in Oakhurst, which were built by Gandy Homes, range from the $180s to the $320s.  Square footage is between 2,000 and 3,500. Single-family homes come in a variety of styles, from colonial to Victorian to traditional to cottage/bungalow.


The community offers clubhouse, pool, playground and recreation area. Nearby in Bailey Road Park, enjoy tennis, disc golf, fitness club, swim club, walking trails, sports fields and recreation fields.

Robbins Park

“Modern meets Southern” is the way some residents describe Robbins Park. Robbins Park, developed by Classica Builders, is known for its award-winning home styles. Lake Norman and Birkdale Village are nearby-- making it an easy walk or bike ride to take in a movie, do some kayaking, enjoy a meal or shop at one of the many upscale retail shops.


Homes in Robbins Park



Robbins Park homes for sale range in price from the mid-$500s to over $1 million. Styles include traditional, Charleston, transitional and cottage/bungalow. Square footage starts at 2,600 and reaches over 5,000.


Robbins Park has nature trails that wander through a wooded preserve and connect with the McDowell Creek Greenway. Residents enjoy a community pool, play fields, athletic fields, tennis courts, and a playground.

Stratford Forest

Stratford Forest is a tight-knit community of 125 homes on private, tree-lined streets. If you live in Stratford Forest, it’s just a quick walk or bike ride to Lake Norman and Birkdale Village, making it easy for you to take in a movie, do some kayaking, enjoy a meal or shop at one of the many upscale retail shops.


Homes in Stratford Forest


Homes in Stratford Forest sell for the upper $200s to mid-$300s, on lots that average 0.3 acre. Traditional or transitional style homes range in size from 1,600 to 3,000 square feet. Amenities in Stratford Forest include a community pool, tennis, volleyball and a 1/4 mile jogging track. For recreation lovers, the nearby Westmoreland Athletic Complex offers baseball/softball fields, batting cage, picnic areas and playground.

Victoria Bay

Victoria Bay is a community of 245 homes within walking distance to the Cornelius Library, Lake Norman YMCA, and downtown Cornelius.


Homes in Victoria Bay


Victoria Bay range in size from about 1100 to over 3700 square feet and sit on lots sized from 0.34 acre to 1 acres. Victoria Bay features a clubhouse, playground, community pool, recreation area, tennis courts, walking trails and lake access.

The Peninsula

Situated along 11 miles of Lake Norman shoreline in Cornelius, The Peninsula is an idyllic waterfront retreat with waterfront, golf course and wooded lots. The community, which was started in 1990, is just 20 minutes north of Charlotte. The Peninsula’s custom homes range from statuesque waterfront estates, to more traditional Cape Cods, to southern-style homes with wrap-around porches.

Residents may choose to join The Peninsula Club, an elegant club with an 18-hole golf course designed by Rees Jones, fitness center, eight tennis courts, restaurants, and 35,000-square-foot clubhouse. The Peninsula Yacht Club offers boating, sailing, marina, pool, dining and children’s activities. Its state-of-the-art marina has 400 slips. Also nearby are 106-acre Jetton Park and Lake Norman State Park, which have walking trails, picnic areas, camping, boat rentals and boat slips.


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Patricks Purchase

Patricks Purchase is a quaint waterfront neighborhood just off Jetton Road in Cornelius. Homes range in size from about 2700 to over 8400 square feet and sit on lots sized from 0.49 to 2.2 acres. Styles   including ranch bungalows, Cape Cod style homes, contemporaries, and traditional homes.

The neighborhood features Lake Norman access and a boat ramp. Residents have the option of joining The Peninsula Club, which offers golf, tennis, fitness, pools and a clubhouse. Patricks Purchase residents have easy access all the parks and gardens in the vicinity, such as neighboring Jetton Road Park, Walter Henderson Park and Ramsey Creek County Park.


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Blue Stone Harbor

Blue Stone Harbor in Cornelius offers more than 100 waterfront and water access homes. Located off Knox Road, most houses in this neighborhood are not lakefront, but they do have access to the community docks. The traditional-style homes range from 2,200 to 3,500 square feet.

Centrally located, Blue Stone Harbor’s residents can walk to Jetton Park, shopping, dining, movies and entertainment. The community features a large community marina with deeded boat slips, waterfront pool, cabana, tennis court, and walking trails.  


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Westmoreland is a beautiful David Weekley planned community on the west side of Cornelius, just minutes from Lake Norman. Homes in this mature, tree-lined neighborhood range in size from 1,600 to 3,000+ square feet on lots up to 0.35 acre, and include craftsman and traditional styles. The community includes a clubhouse, playground and pool.


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Cornelius was founded in 1893 by Joseph Benjamin Cornelius, who funded the building of the cotton mill that established the town. This quaint town of more than 25,000 residents is made up of beautiful lakefront homes, antique shops, small boutiques, and brick sidewalks. Cornelius is comprised of two main areas: the historical section, which is primarily east of Interstate 77, and the newer developments near Lake Norman along West Catawba Avenue.

The damming of the Catawba River to create Lake Norman was as influential as the cotton industry to the town\'s development and growth. In 1963, Duke Power created Lake Norman and provided the area with recreational opportunities and a source of hydroelectric power. The town gained 70 miles of shoreline when Lake Norman was formed. Cornelius is a laid-back town offering unique attractions, restaurants, lakeside parks and shopping.

Neighborhoods in Cornelius rank from uber-luxury The Peninsula to the established, family friendly Blue Stone Harbor, with homes starting in the $300s. The most exclusive development is The Peninsula, located off Jetton Road, which has homes ranging in price from the $400s to over $3 million. There are also many developments that offer more affordable single-family homes. Victoria Bay is a new neighborhood with homes priced in the $200s with a community pool, clubhouse, tennis courts and walking trails.


The Shops at the Fresh Market, Jetton Village, Oak Street Mill, Southlake Shopping Center, Shops On The Green, Cornelius Town Center, Turnbury Place, St. Andrews, Magnolia Place, Kenton Place and Harborview offer residents a wide variety of shopping options.


There are more than 50 restaurants to choose from in the Cornelius area, including the Acropolis Café and Grille, Choplin’s fine dining and El Paraiso, which offers a taste of Mexico. Click here to find your new favorite restaurant in Cornelius.


The town has 10 public parks and a championship golf course. The Cornelius Arts Center offers exhibitions plus art classes for youth and adults.


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