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Lake Norman Real Estate’s November 2018 Calendar

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One of the things I love about living in Lake Norman is that despite the growth and popularity we still have farms scattered among waterfront communities. There are actually two farms just like this one above that harvest hay in round bales on Brawley School Road in Mooresville. Considering that Brawley School Road is also home to one of the highest waterfront luxury communities The Point and the Trump International Golf Club just underscores our wonderful variety of lifestyles!

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Lake Norman Real Estate’s “Business of the Week”: Midas Spring Water

 Midas Spring Water in Huntersville

Step aside Evian, Perrier, SanPelligrinio and Fiuggi!  Did you know that right here in our own town of Huntersville, located down a long country road off of Beatties Ford, is the Midas Spring, a “natural resource comparable to the best springs in Europe, which are prized for their health-giving benefits”? 

 We all know that water is good for us but how often do we just grab whatever bottled water on sale not knowing that all waters are not the same?

“Each mineral water has a particular content, created by the minerals it leaches from the surrounding rock in the underground aquifer where it resides” according to owner Joe Liburdi.  “Midas Spring Water is especially good since it has a very low chemical content but is rich in a few important elements.  It is considered a light mineral water….but it does have some minerals, and just the right ones at it turns out.” He offers Magnesium as an example as some research shows Magnesium can cut the risk of heart disease and may even help ADD!

       The History of Midas Spring Water

According to legend, it was the Catawba Indians who first discovered this natural spring.  Then, in 1871, John Williamson Sample (raised on the Latta Plantation) purchased the spring and created what is said to be “the oldest company in Mecklenburg Co. NC with continuous service since 1871 and one of the first bottled water companies in the country.”  Over the years stories spread of the medicinal value of Midas water; from cured kidney stones, to longevity to curing a deathly ill Indian who had been left by it’s shore to die.

Today the 52-acre Midas Spring property is owned and run by Joe Liburdi and his son Gianni Liburdi who is quick to point out how favorably Midas Spring Water compares to popular American and European waters.During my recent visit I was fortunate to meet Doug Green, production manager, who gave me a tour of the production rooms and explained more about their mineral water. Continue reading

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