The Peninsula

The Peninsula Club is a stunning country club that sprawls along eleven miles of the Lake Norman shoreline in Cornelius, N.C.

Welcome to The Peninsula | Resort-Style Living On Lake Norman

The Peninsula Club is a stunning country club that sprawls along eleven miles of the Lake Norman shoreline in Cornelius, N.C. The club was purchased by the members in the year 2000, and it provides a casual, resort-type atmosphere with events and activities for members of all ages, from toddlers to retired members. From the beautiful summer months to North Carolina's 50-degree winter days, members are able to enjoy the club year-round. Both the golf and tennis communities are lively and active throughout the year. Additionally, the fitness center and fitness studios provide the opportunity for members to stay in shape, as all members have access to the facilities 365 days per year. These centers are open from 4:30AM to 10:30PM,, allowing members to pick a workout time that easily fits into their schedule. The Peninsula also features a dedicated children's activities area with year-round programming, allowing children to be active members of the club. The pool is open in the summer, providing full-service aquatics programming, swim team, lessons and all-around pool fun. The  club also has very active Junior Golf and Tennis programs, offered by professional staff. There are many opportunities at The Peninsula Club to let children be active, social members!

Dining at The Peninsula

The Peninsula’s main clubhouse has two restaurants - one an upscale, adult-only dining area on the upper level (The Veranda), and the other a family-friendly, bar-and-grill environment on the lower level (Mulligan’s). Both restaurants offer inside and outside seating with beautiful views of the lake. Members can also venture out to popular Cornelius restaurants such as Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails for casual dining or Barrel & Fork for a cozy date night.

Shopping in Cornelius

Just outside of The Peninsula are several shops to enjoy browsing. Stop by the Peninsula Village and check out the Wine Store for a unique wine tasting experience while you shop, or step inside Dutchman’s Designs, a casual living store that offers the best in furniture, home decor, lighting, and more. Other noteworthy shops include Sweet Magnolia Lake Norman, Luna’s at the Lake, and Rootz Gift Shop.

Venues & Events at The Peninsula

The Peninsula's elegant clubhouse, with its panoramic views of beautiful Lake Norman, makes for a stunning wedding venue. With over 25 years of experience, The Peninsula has provided an exceptional experience for many brides and grooms, from the most intimate to extravagant celebrations. Along with wedding ceremonies and receptions, The Peninsula coordinates engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, bridal luncheons and showers.

For lake lovers, they can take advantage of the Peninsula Yacht Club. This is the premier location on Lake Norman for lakefront dining, entertainment, and recreation. With exceptional facilities and activities, the club has carried on the legacy of quality and luxury of the community. They offer a new dimension to life on the lake, including a wide variety of organized boating and year-round social events. The clubhouse features a full-service dining room and lounge with an expansive veranda providing spectacular water vistas. The emphasis is on casual good times with exceptional dining experiences.

​​​​​​​If nature is what you seek, plan a trip to Jetton Park. a 105-acre lakefront park that features walking and biking trails, areas to eat and picnic, a playground, tennis courts, and a variety of reservable facilities for weddings and other events.

Notable Schools in The Area


Overview for The Peninsula, NC

29,698 people live in The Peninsula, where the median age is 44.6 and the average individual income is $63,071. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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44.6 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for The Peninsula, NC

The Peninsula has 12,479 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in The Peninsula do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,698 people call The Peninsula home. The population density is 2,124.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.05 / 52.95%

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Schools in The Peninsula, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby The Peninsula. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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William Amos Hough High
9th - 12th
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Cornelius Elementary
K - 5th
J.V. Washam Elementary
K - 5th
6th - 8th


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