Welcome to Lake Wylie
Idyllic lake living in a private and picturesque community
Located just over the border of North Carolina into South Carolina, Lake Wylie affords its residents top-tier privacy, seclusion, and tranquility. Classified as a census-designated place, this York County community is almost completely encompassed by water. Lake Wylie is home to a population of 12,885. It is situated approximately 19 miles southwest of Charlotte, making it possible for working professionals to commute to and from the city.
Lake Wylie comprises a variety of neighborhood environments. Brand new suburban developments exist just miles away from private communities that feel deep into the countryside. There are also luxurious and established neighborhoods that are filled with opulent estates. Thanks to its many breathtaking properties, finding the perfect dream home in Lake Wylie is nearly effortless.
What to Love
- Ultra peaceful and private lake community
- Multiple waterfront restaurants
- July 4th fireworks over the lake
- McDowell Nature Preserve
- Easy access to the airport and Uptown Charlotte
Secluded from the chaos of daily life, Lake Wylie serves as an oasis for its residents. Whether returning home from a day at work or unwinding during your off days, it is almost impossible not to feel totally at peace in this lovely town. Close to nature, and surrounded by water, outdoor enthusiasts feel right at home. Individuals who are looking for a high-end neighborhood will enjoy what is offered in River Hills. Featuring a gated entryway, the River Hills Country Club, and Pier 88 Yacht Club, this exclusive neighborhood is a highly-coveted place to relocate.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Along the Charlotte Highway, which extends down the width of Lake Wylie, there is a convenient selection of shops and restaurants for residents to frequent.Toward the western edge of town, you can quickly pick up everything you need for your week. Swing by stores such as Lowe’s Home Improvement, Walmart Supercenter, Lake Wylie Outdoor Supply, Food Lion, and Publix Super Market at Landing Station. Feeling hungry? This area is also packed full of national and regional chain eateries that are sure to please your palate.Traveling east, you’ll have access to even more places to shop and eat. Planning a meal out? Sample the excellent dishes at places such as The Caddyshack, Lake Wylie Pizza, Rey Azteca, Lily's Bistro, Copper Premium Pub, and Sweetwater Sports Bar & Grill.
Things to Do
Throughout the entire year, life centers around the water in Lake Wylie. On top of having nonstop access to the waterfront, McDowell Nature Preserve provides another space to get outdoors.Those living in the River Hills gated community have exclusive access to several premium amenities. Residents of this neighborhood can spend time at either the Pier 88 Yacht Club or at the River Hills Country Club. At Pier 88, you can go kayaking, boating, or stand-up paddleboarding. You can also eat at The Galley, and peruse the gift shop. The River Hills Country Club features racquet courts, an 18-hole championship golf course, a pool, and many other member amenities.Outside of River Hills, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy your leisure time as a resident of Lake Wylie. Top destinations include the Buster Boyd Boat Ramp, Lake Wylie Bowl N' Bounce, and the Lake Wylie Picnic and fishing area.
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