Mooresville Homes – Race City USA
Mooresville homes are located in one of the fastest growing cities in North Carolina, and located in southern Iredell County and is only 25 minutes north of Charlotte. Once known as the home of professional minor league baseball, it is now home to several NASCAR race teams, the NASCAR Technical Institute, and Lowes Improvement Warehouse.
With its proximity to Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in North Carolina, Mooresville is a magnet for water sports, including competitive bass tournaments, water skiing, and jet skiing. Lakefront homes of various price ranges feature gorgeous views of the lake.
Other recreational opportunities are abundant, making Mooresville both a popular retirement destination and a great community for families. The Mooresville Recreation and Parks Department offers nine parks featuring volleyball, badminton and basketball courts, as well as tennis courts, and six lighted ball fields. The War Memorial Center and the Winnie L. Hooper Community Center offer summer youth programs, along with other year-round programs. Civic groups and community classes also meet in these two centers. The Mooresville Public Library sponsors weekly story times and book discussions, aw well as a wide range of family programs and craft classes. The privately owned Lazy 5 Ranch is an exotic animal drive through park that is privately owned. Visitors can enjoy a 3.5 mile safari while observing over 750 animals from six different continents.
Of course, Mooresville is famous for its ties to NASCAR. One popular attraction is the Memory Lane Motorsports & Historical Automotive Museum tour, where you can learn about the history of racing and the automobile and see over 100 exhibitions of motorcycles, vintage automobiles and race cars. The Memory Lane Museum boasts the largest private collection of retired NASCAR and vintage race on display anywhere, as well as the largest collection of racing Go-Karts in the world.