Conveniently located to a wide array of work, play and shopping opportunities, Waterford at the Lake has become a destination of choice for those opting to live in a neighborhood providing the amenities expected from such a prestigious address.
As a resident of Waterford at the Lake, you will be living a lifestyle unmatched by larger tract home developments or expansive, multi-community creations with cookie-cutter homes and the feeling of being lost within your own space. At Waterford, experience the best of both worlds – a small town, almost rural environment, yet convenient to an array of opportunities and entertainment comparable to large, urban areas (without the hustle and bustle, traffic and aggravation). An area with a rich heritage, an eclectic mix of cultural attractions, great shopping venues, and numerous recreational facilities and sporting opportunities. And being centrally located in the heart of North Carolina, you are only a short 3 to 4 hour commute to some of the nation’s most inviting beaches and coastal communities or awe-inspiring mountains and resorts.
Conveniently located just off I-85/40 - major East-West and North-South corridors - Waterford at the Lake is situated between University Drive and Highway 70 West (South Church Street) in Burlington...right in the heart of Piedmont North Carolina. Whether you work in one of the many cities or small towns in Alamance County, or in the neighboring business communities of the Piedmont Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point) or the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Research Triangle Park, Chapel Hill, etc.) your commute is quick and easy. And no matter how long the day – it’s only a short trip home to Waterford.
And since we all have to leave home to be at different places for different reasons, getting there is easy from Waterford. In addition to the local Burlington/Alamance Regional Airport, major international airports are within 30 50 minutes from Waterford: Piedmont triad International Airport - PTI(Greensboro, NC), and Raleigh-Durham International Airport - RDU. Don’t want to fly? A modern depot in Downtown Burlington offers a variety of convenient AMTRAK rail connections to destinations up and down the East Coast.
Alamance Burlington School System (ABSS) - provides public education through 19 elementary schools, 7 middle and 7 high schools, and 1 alternative school to more than 22,000 students. ABSS students consistently score above state averages in a number of scholastic categories, and faculty members have received numerous state and national awards for teaching excellence.
Alamance Community College (ACC) - offers a wide range of vocational and educational training programs to more than 18,000 students annually. ACC is a member of the statewide network of schools providing training and retraining for local residents to meet needs of both existing and new employers in the state.
Elon University - a nationally ranked four-year liberal arts college with an annual enrollment exceeding 5,000. Elon has accredited schools of law, business, communications and education, and has announced plans for a Master of Science program in Physician Assistant Studies and a School of Health Sciences. Elon was recently named #1 on the list of Most Amazing College Campuses by America’s Best Colleges.