About Us


Our beautiful community offers something for everyone. Enjoy a life of fun and leisure away from the hustle and bustle of Charlotte in Mecklenburg's upscale community located near the Palisades and Sanctuary. 

The Waterlyn community is located in Southwest Charlotte just south of Shopton Road West (Highway 160) and South Tryon St. (Hwy 49) within 2 miles of the River Gate Shopping Center. At Waterlyn, you can enjoy the weekends on Lake Wylie or hike, bike, and play at Winget Park, McDowell and Copper Head Island just minutes from home. Your children will also be a part of just one of 8 schools funded by the Gates family with advanced placement courses, and tools for learning not found anywhere else in Charlotte.

The amenities of Waterlyn includes a community Junior Olympic size pool, splash kiddie pool, playground, pond, and walking trails throughout the community.

Schools: Palisades Elementary, Southwest Middle School , Olympic Community of Schools

County: Mecklenburg

Driving Directions:

From Charlotte take I-77 South to I-485 West. Take Exit 1, Tryon St. (Hwy. 49 south), turn left. Follow Tryon St. (Hwy. 49 South) for 5.5 miles. Turn right (west) on Shopton Road West. Waterlyn is approx. 1 mile on the right.

From Gastonia  take I-85 North to I-485 South. Take Exit 1, Tryon St. (Hwy. 49 South), turn right. Follow Tryon St. (Hwy. 49 South) for 5.5 miles and turn right (west) on Shopton Road West. Waterlyn is approx. 1 mile on the right.

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