Lake Hickory Communities

Lake Communities around Lake Hickory


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You'll truly appreciate the very constant lake level, water clarity and moderate boating traffic. Unlike most other lakes in the Southeast, Lake Hickory has a sandy bottom as opposed to clay. Home styles and sizes vary a great deal; from small fishing cabins to big custom built homes. Dock styles vary, too; from small piers to large "double deckers".

A variety of fish can be found in the lake; striper, largemouth, crappie and blue gill to name a few.

Watch the Hickory Crawdads firework displays throughout the summer from your boat on the way home from the lakeside restaurant!

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Lake Hickory was formed by the Oxford Dam and completed in 1927. You'll enjoy 4,200 acres of boating, skiing, jet skiing, tubing and 120 miles of shoreline. There are four counties surrounding the lake and the largest town is Hickory, NC with an abundance of cultural and entertainment opportunities, fine and casual dining, shopping, and medical care very close by.

The elite communities of Lake Hickory have been designed to allow you enjoyment of a wooded Acre+ homesite. You'll love the peace and quiet of covenant enhanced living with a laidback lifestyle. They are a short drive to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Blowing Rock, Boone, Asheville, and Charlotte, North Carolina.

NC Lake Property will help you with selling or purchasing any existing homes for sale, as well as the sale or purchase of a vacant lot to build your dream home on.