Lake Hickory, North Carolina (NC) Gated Real Estate, Homes, Lots, Communities and Property

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Known as the furniture capital of the world, Hickory is also the economic, social, and cultural center of North Carolina’s Catawba River Valley. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the city is just 50 miles from Charlotte and is home to a growing population of nearly 40,000 residents. The value of the region’s real estate is enhanced by the scenic beauty of Lake Hickory, the Catawba River, and the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains. Come and discover the many new and established communities which offer NC mountain-view homes, pristine acreage and lakefront property. Located on the shores of Lake Hickory is Anchors Landing, a 500 acre private lakefront community which is ideal for primary, retirement or vacation homes on beautiful 1 to 3 acre homesites.

Hickory is awash with Southern hospitality and has been recognized by Money Magazine as a “most livable place” among medium-sized Southern cities and was named an All-America City three times. Remarkably, sixty percent of all the furniture manufactured in America is made within a 200 mile radius of Hickory. Over a half-million visitors come to the area to browse and shop at the numerous furniture showrooms and outlets. But, there is much more to Hickory than simply furniture- explore the myriad of nature trails which weave through the countryside and enjoy the arts with abundant music, dance and drama venues. In fact, many artists have made their home in the area and the Catawba Valley has one of the largest concentration of potters in North Carolina.

With its proximity to Charlotte and a robust local economy, the Hickory region has experienced a burst of growth in recent years, becoming a highly sought-after location for new home developments. Discover the wealth of options for golf course, lakefront and riverfront homes within Hickory’s private communities. With convenient access to I-40, beautiful Lake Norman and the towns of Conover, Claremont and Catawba are just a short drive away.

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