Lake Shore Community Information

Education

School-aged children living in the community of Lake Shore will have all of their educational needs served by the award winning Fort Mill School District. High school graduates and adult learners ready to make the jump into a collegiate environment have many options with Winthrop University, York Technical College, and Clinton Junior College located in nearby Rock Hill, the largest city in York County, South Carolina. Other institutes of higher learner can be found in the nearby Charlotte metro area, including University of North Carolina at Charlotte, King's College, Queen's University-Charlotte, Belmont Abbey College, Johnson & Wales University, and Davidson College, among a number of others.

Economy & Job Market

Residents living in Lake Shore at Lake Wylie have the advantage of living in an area where the nearest metropolitan city's economy and job market is thriving. And after a long day of work, residents have the pleasure of coming home to the quiet respite and peaceful ambiance that only a community such as Lake Shore can afford its residents. As a community that is situated along the North Carolina/South Carolina state border, residents can easily travel into Charlotte, NC for work or play, and to the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport for a weekend of travel, whether for business or pleasure.

As one of the major financial centers of the country, Charlotte, North Carolina, is home to such major banking corporation as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Wachovia. In fact, the Charlotte skyline has blossomed in the past 20 years with the Bank of America Corporate Centerónoted as the tallest skyscraper between Atlanta and Philadelphia.

In addition to being a major financial center, Charlotte also plays an integral part of the US motorsports industry; NASCAR even has several offices located around the city. Charlotte will also be the home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame which is scheduled to be open in May 2010.

Many Fortune 500 companies are also headquartered in Charlotte, providing residents of Lake Shore and the surrounding areas with plenty of employment opportunities. In addition to Bank of America, other major companies include Duke Energy, Lowe's, SPX Corporation, Sonic Automotive, Family Dollar, Goodrich Corporation, Nucor, Time Warner Cable, Meineke Car Care Centers, and Compass Group USA, among others.

Recreation

Residents don't have to go very far to enjoy some good old fashion outdoor activities as Lake Shore provides its residents with a number of hiking, biking, jogging and nature trails; a lake beach area for sunbathing and just hanging out and enjoying the South Carolina sunsets; soccer, baseball and football fields; an impressive 27-hole golf course at the Tega Cay Golf Club; and the Beach Club with its junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, clubhouse, and workout facilities.

Golf plays an integral part of the daily lives of residents here at Lake Shore at Lake Wylie. As mentioned earlier, the Tega Cay Golf Club features 27 holes of golf. Sitting on over 200 acres surrounding the gorgeous lake, the Golf Club comes complete with its own 15,000 square foot Clubhouse, the 23,000 square foot Glennon Community and Conference Center located next to the Clubhouse, four tennis courts, restaurant, onsite pro shop, dining facilities and grill. Other golf courses located within a short drive from the community include Regent Park Golf Club, Ballantyne Country Club, and Fort Mill Golf Course.