Questions to ask when considering an Active Adult Community

Questions to ask when considering an Active Adult Community

While many retirees welcome the idea of moving to a retirement community with enthusiasm, others may be reluctant to take this big step. Moving to a retirement community entails a change of lifestyle. Hence, here are some important questions and inquiries you may be...

Skincare tips for 55+ adults

Skincare tips for 55+ adults

Skin Aging is a natural process that happens when the skin starts to lose its ability to regenerate itself. Pigmentation, lack of elasticity, and alteration on the collagen fibers are some of the signs that indicate that this process is beginning. But don’t panic!...

How to stay physically active in retirement

How to stay physically active in retirement

Many people mistakenly think that aging equals a less active lifestyle. On the contrary, this is a time in our lives when we finally have free time after years of hard work, and can enjoy activities we’ve been longing to do. Plus, these activities can have a positive...

Ideas for hobbies after retirement

Ideas for hobbies after retirement

While in our forties we look forward to our time of retirement, we suddenly find ourselves trying to fill the hours in the day after that time finally comes. Retirement rewards us with rest after a lifetime of working tirelessly, but the sudden lack of activity can...

lake wylie history and communities

Lake Wylie: The Perfect Getaway in Charlotte

Lake Wylie: a man-made lake in the U.S. states of South Carolina and North Carolina that extends to around 13,400 acres and features 325 miles of shoreline, from which residents of nearby cities including Charlotte, Fort Mill, and Rock Hill can spend days enjoying the views and engaging in a wide range of exciting activities.

Some history about Lake Wylie

Lake Wylie is the oldest of the 11 lakes in the Catawba River basin, once occupied by a tribe that called themselves the Catawba (“People of the River”), from which the river takes its name. The lake was created in 1904 in order to generate hydroelectric power. It was named after Dr. W. Gill Wylie in 1960, original author of the dam that subsequently created the body of water that stretches between the South Point Township of North Carolina and South Carolina’s Tega Cay, Rock Hill and Fort Mill areas. 

What started as a few “river cabins” along the shoreline decades ago never stopped growing. Lake Wylie became a recreational destination and a tempting residential location for big commercial centers and surrounding cities in both North and South Carolina, such as Charlotte NC, Rock Hill SC, Clover SC, Tega Cay SC, Belmont NC and Fort Mill SC. Residents of this area, known for their candid and welcoming disposition, are dedicated to improving the atmosphere for newcomers to enjoy their home and help businesses flourish under appropriate regulations to ensure infrastructure improvements.

Spending the day on this reservoir offers a wide range of activities for visitors and is a go-to for Charlotte residents for the perfect getaway after a long week at work. Lake Wylie buzzes with new developments as growth continues and more families choose lake living as a lifestyle choice, so waterfront property is increasing its value as it becomes more scarce.

For people choosing to relocate to Charlotte, Lake Wylie has a magnetic pull: beautiful neighborhoods and views, plenty of cultural and sports activities to choose from and unique attractions reserved for the lucky residents that can flaunt a waterfront property.

Still curious about what Lake Wylie has to offer? Ask for a consultation to find out everything about quality and cost of living, transportation, security, real estate prices and more. You can even retire in one of our 55+ active adults community!

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