April 30, 2024

Enjoy the Lakeside Lifestyle in Your New Construction Home Near Charlotte, NC


Categories: Build On Your Lot, Charlotte, New Construction, New Homes

Enjoy the Lakeside Lifestyle in Your New Construction Home Near Charlotte, NC

The gentle lapping of water against the shore, the warm summer breeze rustling through the trees, and the peaceful stillness that comes from living on a lake are just a few reasons why so many people dream of owning a home on the water. 

Known for it’s beautiful sunsets and plethora of outdoor activities, Lake Norman is the most well-known lake in Charlotte, recently landing #7 on the Most Picturesque Landscapes in America list produced by Storyboards. In addition to Lake Norman, dozens of other lakes throughout the area make lakeside living an achievable dream for those in and around the Queen City.

The Dream vs. Reality

The draw of lakefront living is undeniable, but finding a lake home can be a challenge. The inventory on used homes continues to be low, with bidding wars and homes selling in under 24 hours, buyers in the Charlotte area are challenged with rising prices and few options. And those lucky buyers who win the bidding war are often settling for a home that they will ultimately spend more money to renovate to fit their needs.

For these reasons, many lake lovers are turning to new construction to eliminate the competition and have full control over designing the home of their dreams within their preferred budget. However, deciding to build comes with a new set of challenges–finding land, understanding the process and making the right choices can be overwhelming. 

The cost of building a custom home can be daunting, however there is another option. Building a semi-custom home allows you to save money by choosing from an established set of floor plans, but still allows the flexibility to modify the plans and personalize the home selections to design a dream home that is uniquely your own.

Caruso Homes takes the uncertainty out of building a new lakefront home. Our team has done the legwork to find premium lots in the areas that are most desired. We will be with you every step of the way. From empty lot to move-in, our team will guide you through the process to build a semi-custom home in the location of your dreams.

Discover Lakeside Properties

It all starts with finding the right location to build on. Caruso Homes lot and home packages offer the benefit of knowing that the property has already been assessed by our team and is viable to build on. We estimate the cost to build one of our Caruso Homes plans on the property, however the buyer is free to change the plan to another home that meets their needs. Then the fun begins–with hundreds of features and options to choose from and the ability to make customized changes, buyers are able to personalize their lake home to include everything their hearts desire.

Our lot and home packages can be found within many popular lake communities in and around Charlotte:

Sherrills Ford, NC - Panoramic waterviews are the draw for this property in Sherrills Ford on Lake Norman.

Statesville, NC - Plenty of community perks can be enjoyed with this serene property located in a gated Lake Norman community.

Charlotte, NC - This waterfront property on the shores of Mountain Island Lake provides tranquil ambiance and serene views.

Salisbury, NC - Backing to a nature preserve and fronting to High Rock Lake, this waterfront lot comes with a deeded boat slip.

In addition to Lot and Home Packages, buyers are welcome to bring us their own land to build on or search the land listings to find any lot that is available to purchase. Caruso Homes On Your Lot Program offers the flexibility to choose the property and home that can be tailored to fit your lifestyle, needs, and budget.

Lake Communities in Charlotte and Surrounding Areas

In addition to building on individual lots, Caruso Homes is currently building in several planned communities where buyers can enjoy the lifestyle of living on or near some of the best lakes in the area. 

Nestled in Mooresville in the Lake Norman area, Rolling Meadows is a new Caruso Homes community that will be opening in May 2024. Offering 21 home sites that range from ½ to 1 acre, the community provides a serene country setting only one mile from Lake Norman and three miles from I-77 allowing convenient access for commuters. 

Just a little north in the town of Statesville, the Northlake community offers lakefront home sites on a private 10-acre community lake. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, walking trails and a lakeside pavilion.

Located west of Charlotte, in Gaston County, the beauty of the mountains and lake at Crowder’s Mountain State Park can be enjoyed at the King’s Pinnacle community. These homes feature 1 to 2 acre homesites with gorgeous wooded views that back to the state park. 

Quality and Design in Every Home

Our goal is to help you find your dream home. Whether that’s lakefront in a gated community or on your own lot, every Caruso Home in Charlotte is crafted with our high standards for quality, design, and functionality.

And, you can rest assured that building a Caruso Homes offers the freedom to design a home that incorporates everything you love about living lakeside. From windows that take in every view, outdoor areas designed for entertaining, and extra large garages to store all those water toys, our team works with you to personalize every detail.

Contact Caruso Homes today to make your dream of lakeside living in Charlotte a reality!

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