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Mountain Island Lake, NC

Life is Better on the Lake

Mountain Island Lake is a community northwest of Charlotte, NC. The lake was created in 1924 to coincide with the building of the Mountain Island Hydroelectric Station. It received its name after the mountain, which appears as an island in the lake. 

The community is located in close proximity to Uptown Charlotte, Douglas Airport, US National Whitewater Center, and Latta Plantation. 

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The Perfect Lakefront Neighborhoods

The neighborhoods of Mt. Isle Harbor, Mt. Isle Acres, Preservation Pointe, Stonewater, Overlook, Riverbend, Mountain Point, and Riverview Acres offer a wide variety of lakefront living. 

  • Mt. Isle Harbor homes range from $250,000 to $1 million. Amenities include deeded boat slips, pool, clubhouse, and playgrounds.
  • Overlook homes range in price from $350,000 to over $1 million. Available amenities are boat slips, boat ramps, boat storage, club house with pool, and walking trails.
  • Preservation Pointe homes range from $450,000 to $1 million. Amenities include boat slips, swimming pool, and a playground.
  • Riverbend homes range from $140,000 to $300,000.  
  • Stonewater homes range in price from $350,000 to $1 million. This community offers both interior lots and waterfront lots. Amenities include community boat slips, boat ramp, clubhouse with pool, and walking trails.

Details About Mountain Island Lake

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Fun Things to Do

Shopping & Dining: Downtown Mount Holly, Northlake Mall, Uptown Charlotte

Outdoor Activities: Mountain Island Lake, Shuffletown Park, Sunset Hills Golf Course

Popular Attractions: Latta Plantation, US National Whitewater Center

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Town Profile

County: Mecklenburg County

Distance to Uptown Charlotte: 20 min.

Distance to Charlotte Douglas International Airport: 15 min.

Nearby Highways: NC-16, I-485, I-77

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Local Schools

District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Nearby Schools: Coulwood Middle School, Hopewell High School, Long Creek Elementary School, Mountain Island Lake Academy, River Oaks Academy

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Mountain Island Lake Real Estate Resources

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