Troutman retains a charming, down-to-earth feel with a small township of less than 3,000 residents. Enjoy the perks of living in a neighborly community that’s a commute away from the bustling city of Charlotte. Retiring in Troutman, NC allows you to enjoy close proximity to Lake Norman and other outdoor recreational facilities while remaining well-connected to the urban metropolitan areas of North Carolina. Read on for a deep dive into Troutman’s highlights.
Accessible Outdoor Recreation
Troutman, NC is located a stone’s throw away from Lake Norman State Park, and Lake Norman itself. There are plenty of recreational opportunities to be explored at Lake Norman, from a leisurely beach day or boating trip to a thrilling jet ski ride. Explore the natural side of Lake Norman through other activities like fishing or bird watching too. Troutman also boasts a large variety of parks and playgrounds dedicated to the leisurely parkgoer. Head to Troutman Park, Greenbay Forest, or Marshall Fishing Area for some good old-fashioned fun. You can choose to spend a nice afternoon picnicking in the shade, or exploring the various trails available. A more adventurous option for some would be the Zootastic Park, which showcases an assortment of exotic animals.
Convenient Dining Options
Anything from a morning cup of coffee to a hearty evening meal can be easily found in Troutman. Welcome your morning with a drink from The Coffee Lodge, Smoothie King, or Bella’s Cafe and Ice cream. If you have spare time, Kat’s Patch Restaurant can supply you with a hearty brunch. Dessert options in Troutman are aplenty too – sweetFrog or Menchie’s has what your sweet tooth craves. Reliably good dining options range from Tacocontento, Rivals Pub and Grub, to Cook-out. Head to any of these local establishments for a satisfying dining experience.
Relaxing at Your Local Winery
Daveste Vineyards is squarely located in Troutman, just off the I-77. All residents have to do is take a convenient turn off the interstate to relax in this scenic space. Both vineyard, private event space, and winery, Daveste Vineyards offers a large selection of wines and an unexpected trove of brewed beers on tap. Kick back in the spacious tasting room, and get comfortable in the cozy indoor seating space – nestled next to a fireplace. If you’d like to enjoy your wine outdoors, head out to the covered patio on the hill, set above the lake and waterfall area. On occasion, “live” entertainment is provided, so settle in designated grassy areas with your own blankets or lawn chairs. Wine is best paired with bite-sized snacks like meats, cheeses, and crackers, which you can find on sale in the tasting room.
Retiring in Our Community
If Troutman sounds like the place to be, consider joining our retirement community, located close by! We offer three distinct customizable senior living options that ensure your needs are met even as the levels of personal assistance you may require evolve. Enjoy the full range of our services, from the freedom of active independent living to the dedicated and attentive care of assisted living. Personalized, high-quality memory care is also available.