Why you'd want to live in Cornelius
Since its early days as home to a local cotton mill, Cornelius has grown into a bustling town of more than 25,000 residents. From the historical section with its antique shops, small boutiques, and brick sidewalks to the newer (and often lakefront) developments near Lake Norman along West Catawba Avenue, there is something for everyone. Homes in Cornelius span a wide range of prices, from starter townhomes around $100,000 to luxurious mansions The Peninsula that can reach more than $3 million. Cornelius has 10 parks plus a championship golf course. There are myriad shopping options, including The Shops at the Fresh Market, Oak Street Mill, Southlake Shopping Center, Jetton Village, Shops On The Green, Cornelius Town Center, Turnbury Place Kenton Place and Harborview. You can choose from more than 50 dining establishments, from Greek to Mexican to fancy steakhouses. And don’t miss the Cornelius Arts Center.