Waterfront lots in The Peninsula are in short supply, and sell quickly. Don't miss your chance to own this 1.31 acre beauty. The Peninsula at Lake James is one of LJ's premier gated communities, with a community dock, pool and bathhouse. Less than 2 hours from Charlotte. 45 minutes to Asheville. Lake James is 6,182 acres of gorgeous mountain lake, with recreational boating, a state park, restaurants and boat rentals.