Rural living has its advantages, especially if you love the peaceful quietness that comes with it.

Welcome to Denver

A small town on the banks of Lake Norman, surrounded by rural countryside
Rural living has its advantages, especially if you love the peaceful quietness that comes with it. Denver, North Carolina is quite different from another city with which it shares a name. You will not find a major metropolitan lifestyle here, but you will find a family-friendly community with plenty for everyone to do. Rural life usually comes with more space, both inside and out, and that is exactly what you will find in Denver. Homes have space for everyone to spread out and large yards perfect for entertaining friends and neighbors.

What To Love

  • Rural living, close to urban activities
  • Family-friendly community
  • On the shores of Lake Norman
  • Downtown area with shopping and restaurant options
  • Larger homes and outdoor spaces

Local Lifestyle

Quiet streets curving around beautiful communities are an ideal place for parents to let their children play outside in the yard. Large yards, some with fantastic swimming pools, allow homeowners to have space for hobbies, like gardening or working on their landscaping design skills. Basketball hoops are commonly seen in the driveway and children ride their bikes to a friend up the street. A trip to town is only a few minutes away with ample shopping options to meet a family's everyday needs, plus restaurants to enjoy an evening out.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Locally owned restaurants like Chillfire Bar & Grill are the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal in a friendly environment. Using mostly locally sourced ingredients, they create unique dishes, like the Chillfire Chicken or the Shrimp Christine. 

Bring the entire family to catch a Saturday afternoon college football game at Sports Page. You can choose from a wide selection of appetizers or their nearly famous wings. Live music events in the evenings feature local musicians and make for a relaxed night out.

Grab a picnic table and some friends to enjoy the outdoor patio area of Royal Bliss Brewing. Their top deck is a fun place to take in the town while socializing with fellow patrons and sampling a flight of their hand-crafted beers. Wines are available for those who are not into the craft beer scene but still want to have some fun.

Every rural community needs a Tractor Supply Co. to provide necessary products for keeping their backyard gardens producing all year and their pets eating the best possible food. It is also a fun place to bring the children in the spring as they often have small chicks for sale, just be prepared to take one home.

Fresh Chef creates everything from scratch. Start with their pineapple salsa and chips, then enjoy the blackened ribeye with blue cheese. Or you can enjoy their traditional shrimp and grits and finish with shortcake topped with seasonal fruit. 

Things To Do

Fireworks are not the only thing lighting up Denver at their annual Fireworks and Concert Festival. Legendary musicians entertain the town for hours prior to the start of an exceptionally large fireworks display.

Become part of the club family at Verdict Ridge Golf & Country Club, which has over five hundred acres of serene country beauty to enjoy. Golfers of all skill levels enjoy the challenge of the course. It is in a pure, natural setting with small meandering creeks, low-lying wetlands, and wildlife along the way. Tennis, swimming, and dining options are added amenities for club members.

Schedule your tee time at the Westport Golf Club and take in the views of the rolling hills surrounding Lake Norman. The par 72 course takes you through towering tree-lined greens for eighteen holes of fun and challenging play.

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