Life on the Shores of Lake Wylie, South Carolina
Lake Wylie is an unincorporated community in northwestern York County, South Carolina, and is a suburb of North Carolina, which is just across the Buster Boyd bridge, making it popular for commuters.
Living in Lake Wylie
Lake Wylie offers a number of advantages for residents. The first is easy commutes to Charlotte and Rock Hill. This area is part of the top rated Clover School District. Many homes in the area have lake access which gives residents opportunities for outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, and swimming.
The town of Lake Wylie spans a total of 3.48 square miles and is home to approximately 12,000 residents, among whom the median household income annually is estimated at $99,335.
Single-family homes in Lake Wylie hold median values of $439.345, with an average price of $487,729. For townhomes and condos, the median value is $259,343, with an average price of $264,773.
Homes for Sale in Lake Wylie
Things to do in Lake Wylie
Lake Wylie is known for boating, fishing, and other water fun. You can launch your boats at the Lake Wylie Public Marina or the Allison Creek boat launch. If you’re hungry, drive up by car or boat to grab a bite at Papa Doc’s. There are also other restaurants and attractions in the area such as the Bounce N Bowl.
The area is known for hosting a variety of special events and festivals, including a fireworks display on the lake for the 4th of July and a holiday boat parade on Lake Wylie for Christmas.
And with its proximity to Charlotte and other surrounding cities, there’s always something to do, including restaurants, shopping, entertainment, recreation, and more.
Education in Lake Wylie
The Clover School District provides public education via seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. There’s also a virtual school option.
Lake Point Academy is a private Christian school in town.
The schools in the Clover School District are well-known throughout South Carolina and have won several awards over the past few years, including Best High School in York County by U.S. News & World Report, a Silver Medal Award from U.S. News & World Report, and the Palmetto Gold Award from South Carolina.
The Climate in Lake Wylie
This region enjoys a generous amount of sunshine, tracking 218 sunny days, almost two weeks more than the U.S. average of just 205 days. With all that sun comes warm temperatures, hovering at about 89.7 degrees in July for the summer high, with humidity.
The area receives a tad more rain than the national average, measuring just over 43 inches compared to the country’s 38.1 inches. There’s not much snow, however. The national average for snowfall is 27.8 inches, but this region only gets about 2.3 inches. Altogether, there are approximately 104.9 days when the precipitation is measurable.
Low winter temperatures in January drop to just below freezing at 30 degrees.
Lake Wylie offers all of these amenities and more, making it an attractive place to live for families moving to South Carolina or looking for a home near Charlotte.
Lake Wylie has quickly become an ideal location for those looking to live near Charlotte without the congestion of big city living while still enjoying access to great schools, parks, and lakeside living at its finest.
When you’re ready to buy a home near North Carolina, yet with a small-town charm and luxurious waterfront living, reach out to Jana Jeanette, your local real estate agent.
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