Steele Creek/Lake Wylie Area Homes and Real Estate
Located just 17 miles southwest of Uptown Charlotte, the Steele Creek and Lake Wylie, NC areas are some of the fastest growing areas near Charlotte.
As recently as the early 2000s, this region was largely rural and comprised undeveloped farmland, but it’s been experiencing an explosion of growth. The area’s population has nearly doubled over the past 15 years because it’s just 30 minutes from Uptown Charlotte and 20 minutes from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. It’s now a prime destination for residential and retail growth.
Steele Creek is a well-planned, mixed-use suburban community with so much great shopping, dining and recreation amenities that residents never have to leave the area for things to do.
The Rivergate Shopping Center complex is the gateway to the Lake Wylie area and offers a plethora of shopping and dining options, along with the usual assortment of neighborhood amenities.
To the north, Ayrsley is a mixed-use development of condos, apartments, retail and business parks. To the west stands the Charlotte Premium Outlets shopping complex, with more than 100 retail establishments, which is one of the best shopping destinations in the Charlotte area. Along the banks of scenic Lake Wylie to the south, the McDowell Nature Preserve features hiking trails, acres of natural forests, and water sports for.
Because of Steel Creek’s close proximity to I-77 and I-485, it’s an easy commute to the SouthPark Mall, Ballantyne Resort, Uptown Charlotte and points in North Carolina.
About Steele Creek and Lake Wylie:
Steele Creek Homes for Sale
Most of the homes in Steele Creek are developed into the scenic natural setting that makes the area so special.
Home prices range between around $200,000 and upward of $5 million, so there’s something for everyone in this beautiful area.
Lake Wylie is a lakefront paradise. With 300 miles of serene shoreline straddling two states and three counties, Lake Wylie is one of the more laid-back and peaceful lake communities in the Charlotte area, and is perfect for nature lovers. Fishing, water skiing, hiking and more are just part of the Lake Wylie lifestyle.
This beautiful community is home to the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens. The slow-paced lifestyle appeals to empty nesters who are looking to retire in the Charlotte area, as well as young families desiring a safe community with some of the best schools.
On the South Carolina side of Lake Wylie, South Carolina residents can enjoy low York County property tax rates. Retirees over 65 living here also enjoy benefits of homestead exemptions, which exempts the first $50,000 of fair market value of their primary residence from all property taxes.
Lake Wylie is also where many Charlotte luxury homes and Lake Wylie waterfront homes for sale are located. There are also a number of public boat launches and lake access points throughout the community. You’ll also find a number of yacht clubs and private marinas in the area.
Lake Wylie Homes for Sale
Like neighboring Steel Creek, Lake Wylie homes for sale span the entire price spectrum. Most homes for sale on Lake Wylie make the most of their beautiful natural settings, and you’ll find luxury estates, cozy cabin-style homes and so much more in this picturesque community.
Notable Neighborhoods in Steele Creek and Lake Wylie
- The Sanctuary
- The Palisades
- Chapel Cove
- The Palisades
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