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The natural beauty of Cornelius can be found in the Town. Cornelius has been here for hundreds of years and its history is reflected in its homes,  neighborhoods, shopping and business areas. Residents here enjoy boating on the beautiful waters of Lake Norman, shopping in the area’s many shopping centers, and worshipping at the many churches of the community.

Lake Norman residents already enjoy two top-notch county parks in the Cornelius real estate market – the 105-acre Jetton Park with lake access, tennis, bike rentals, walking trails, picnic shelters, playground and a beach; and Ramsey Creek Park, a 43-acre waterfront park with two large picnic shelters, a playground, volleyball courts, picnic facilities,  fishing and boat slips. The brand new, 18-acre town-owned and operated Torrence Chapel Park features ball fields, tennis courts, jogging trails, basketball and picnic shelters.

Welcome to Cornelius-The Peninsula

Waterfront luxury and leisure – The Peninsula, unveiled

Prepare to be captivated by The Peninsula, where luxurious waterfront living meets leisurely charm in Cornelius, North Carolina. This exclusive community is a beacon for discerning real estate buyers seeking an idyllic retreat. The Peninsula offers a truly exceptional lifestyle with its pristine lakeside location, convenient access to urban delights, lush green spaces, and inviting climate.

The Peninsula is a luxurious residential community renowned for its exquisite beauty, epitomized by its stunning waterfront properties and awe-inspiring views of Lake Norman. Residents immerse themselves in the allure of living by the water, where each day brings a sense of serenity and tranquility. What's more, locals treasure the abundant green spaces, where meticulously manicured gardens and parks create a harmonious connection with nature.

In terms of location, The Peninsula strikes the perfect balance. Situated just 20 miles north of Charlotte, this community offers an escape from the urban frenzy while providing effortless accessibility to the city's vibrant energy. With its prime position along the lake, residents enjoy the best of both worlds — an oasis of calmness and the convenience of nearby amenities.

Steeped in history, Cornelius adds an enchanting layer to The Peninsula's appeal. The town's rich heritage, dating back to the 19th century, can be seen in its charming architecture and preserved landmarks. From stately waterfront estates to upscale, sprawling properties, The Peninsula offers various living spaces, each reflecting its residents' timeless elegance and refined taste.

What to Love

  • Waterside bliss with unparalleled vistas
  • Tranquil ambiance
  • Exclusive upscale amenities
  • Easy access to Charlotte's urban allure
  • Verdant parks and gardens

Local Lifestyle

In The Peninsula, a luxurious and leisurely lifestyle becomes the essence of everyday living. Affluent locals relish the unhurried pace, allowing them to savor the beauty of their surroundings. Here, life revolves around the tranquility of lakeside living, offering a respite from the demands of the modern world.

The neighborhood exudes an atmosphere of sophistication, attracting those who appreciate life's finer pleasures. The Peninsula is a tight-knit community where neighbors become friends, gathering for golf outings, yacht cruises, and elegant soirees. The laid-back and refined atmosphere fosters a sense of camaraderie, creating lasting bonds among like-minded individuals.

The idyllic location of The Peninsula complements the local lifestyle. The neighborhood's suburban charm offers a welcome escape from the urban hustle, allowing residents to unwind in serene surroundings. Whether engaging in water sports, exploring nearby hiking trails, or simply basking in the sun by the lake, The Peninsula's residents can shape their own version of paradise.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Harp and Crown LKN is a rustic yet stylish pub nestled within a nearby shopping center that offers a tempting selection of American fare, craft beer, and a relaxed ambiance. Its spacious patio invites patrons to unwind and savor the flavors of the region. Experience the epitome of upscale dining at Peninsula Prime, where sumptuous American cuisine, crafted cocktails, and an elegant ambiance create an extraordinary culinary journey.

Locals step into a world of fashion at Coco Couture LKN, where they discover chic clothing and accessories that reflect today's trends and cater to their sophisticated style. One can find unique treasures and locally crafted keepsakes at Inspired at Lake Norman, a delightful gift shop that celebrates the essence of Lake Norman and its surrounding beauty.

Things to Do

The Peninsula's residents join fellow fishing enthusiasts at Robbins Park for a thrilling day of angling excitement and friendly competition at the annual Cornelius Fishing Derby. Residents embrace the great outdoors at Ramsey Creek Park, where they enjoy scenic trails, picnic areas, and a gorgeous beach perfect for swimming or lounging in the sun.

Locals create cherished memories with their loved ones during the annual Family Campout at Torrence Chapel Park, where they roast marshmallows, share stories around the campfire, and immerse themselves in the wonders of nature.

Get lost in the enchanting melodies of jazz at the lively Cornelius Jazz Festival, held at Smithville Park. Indulge in delicious food from local vendors and feel the rhythm of the music infuse the air with joy.


Cornelius-The Peninsula is served by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools district. Notable schools in the area include:


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