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Rowan County, NC Real Estate

Rowan County real estate is surrounded by a flawless display of natural beauty. Rolling hills, lakes and rivers balance with the closeness of small and historic towns throughout the county. Have a craving for North Carolina barbecue or train ride? Maybe an afternoon exploring one of the 24 parks in the county or a day with friends playing 18 holes of golf sounds appealing? Rowan County real estate offers many options for family fun, dining and unique shopping experiences.

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Rowan County real estate is surrounded by a flawless display of natural beauty. Rolling hills, lakes and rivers balance with the closeness of small and historic towns throughout the county. Have a craving for North Carolina barbecue or train ride? Maybe an afternoon exploring one of the 24 parks in the county or a day with friends playing 18 holes of golf sounds appealing? Rowan County real estate offers many options for family fun, dining and unique shopping experiences.

Rowan County was formed in 1753 from part of Anson County. The county got its name from the acting governor of North Carolina in 1753, named Matthew Rowan.

Rowan County's Location

Rowan County real estate has a total of 524 square miles of which 13 square miles are water. The Yadkin River forms the county's eastern border. Interstate 85 passes through the county from southwest to northeast making trips to Charlotte or Greensboro easily accessible.

Rowan County Real Estate Demographics

Over 140,000 residents live in Rowan County with an 8% increase in population since the 2000 census. There are approximately 60,543 residual homes in the county with a 73.6% ownership rate. The median value of owner occupied housing is $95,200. House incomes in the county have a median of $43,096 with 15.6% of persons living below poverty level.

The county is divided into 14 townships including China Grove, Cleveland, East Spencer, Enochvile, Faith, Granite Quarry, Kannapolis, Landis, Rockwell, Salisbury and Spencer.

Rowan County Universities and Schools

Rowan County real estate has 3 colleges to promote higher education: Limestone College, Catawba College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

The school district is ranked 122 out of 179 school districts in North Carolina. There are 20 elementary schools, 7 middle schools and 7 high schools that have a combined total of 20, 915 students.

Rowan County Real Estate and Entertainment

With the all lakes and parks in the county, one is sure to find a day of enjoyment canoeing, fishing, hiking or perhaps a family picnic before taking a walk through the nature trails. Rowan County real estate is also home to many historic sites and unique shopping experiences. If the quaint small towns of the county are appealing, there will be many opportunities to fill lazy weekend days with activities for the whole family. Because I-85 runs through Rowan County real estate, the nightlife and entertainment of Charlotte is within easy access.


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Rowan County, NC Luxury Homes for Sale (17) 

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MLS#: 3022345
MLS#: 3022345
1080 Blaze Drive
Mt Ulla, NC  28125
Year Built: 2001, Pool, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Lake Norman Realty, Inc. Lake Norman Realty, Inc.
$750,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
9.74 Acres
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MLS#: 2151713
MLS#: 2151713
2398 Tully More Drive
Landis, NC  28088
Year Built: 2008, 3 Car Garage
Elle Realty Inc Elle Realty Inc
$788,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
0.64 Acres
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MLS#: 3014256
MLS#: 3014256
2351 Ferndale Court
Landis, NC  28008
Year Built: 2008, 3 Car Garage
United Brokers Ltd United Brokers Ltd
$795,000
5 Bed, 7 Bath
1.07 Acres
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MLS#: 2152339
MLS#: 2152339
220 Worthington Drive
Mt Ulla, NC  28125
Year Built: 2008, 3 Car Garage
Carolina Living Real Estate Carolina Living Real Estate
$830,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3.14 Acres
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MLS#: 2200403
MLS#: 2200403
1050 Mainsail Road
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 2006, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Century 21 Towne and Country Century 21 Towne and Country
$849,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
0.48 Acres
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MLS#: 3042200
MLS#: 3042200
10350 Nc 801 Highway
Mt Ulla, NC  28125
Year Built: 2010, 4 Car Garage
Lake Norman Realty, Inc. Lake Norman Realty, Inc.
$899,999
3 Bed, 3 Bath
57.60 Acres
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MLS#: 3031037
MLS#: 3031037
1205 Sumter Court
Salisbury, NC  28144
Year Built: 1998, Pool, 3 Car Garage
Wallace Realty Wallace Realty
$965,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
1.12 Acres
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MLS#: 3042205
MLS#: 3042205
1050 Shawnee Trail
China Grove, NC  28023
Year Built: 2000, Pool, 4 Car Garage
Keller Williams Mooresville Keller Williams Mooresville
$1,200,000
4 Bed, 6 Bath
1.86 Acres
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MLS#: 2165599
MLS#: 2165599
6245 Meadow Lane
Salisbury, NC  28147
Year Built: 2006, Basement, 2 Car Garage
NHB Group, Inc NHB Group, Inc
$1,250,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4.40 Acres
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MLS#: 3014882
MLS#: 3014882
1469 Shinnville Road
Cleveland, NC  27013
Year Built: 2012, 1 Car Garage
Lake Norman Realty, Inc. Lake Norman Realty, Inc.
$1,350,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
51.97 Acres
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MLS#: 3031528
MLS#: 3031528
14620 Old Beatty Ford Road
Gold Hill, NC  28071
Year Built: 2008, Basement, 1 Car Garage
Joyce Presley Realty, LLC Joyce Presley Realty, LLC
$1,500,000
5 Bed, 7 Bath
22.34 Acres
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MLS#: 2216543
MLS#: 2216543
9580 Caldwell Road
Mt Ulla, NC  28125
Year Built: 2006, Pool, Basement
Lake Norman Realty, Inc. Lake Norman Realty, Inc.
$1,695,000
6 Bed, 7 Bath
28.00 Acres
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MLS#: 639864
MLS#: 639864
680 Fox Hollow
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 1947, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Tim Taylor Realty Tim Taylor Realty
$1,750,000
6 Bed, 8 Bath
8,495 SqFt
4.60 Acres
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MLS#: 3009239
MLS#: 3009239
680 Fox Hollow Lane
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 1997, Pool, Basement, 4 Car Garage
Locus Real Estate Advisors Inc Locus Real Estate Advisors Inc
$1,965,000
6 Bed, 8 Bath
4.60 Acres
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MLS#: 700762
MLS#: 700762
8665 U.S. 601
Salisbury, NC  28147
Year Built: 2003, 4 Car Garage
John-Mark Mitchell's Realty John-Mark Mitchell's Realty
$2,350,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
5,906 SqFt
60.00 Acres
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MLS#: 3012701
MLS#: 3012701
11 Oak Road
Salisbury, NC  28144
Year Built: 2007, Basement, 4 Car Garage
Ben Bowen Properties Ben Bowen Properties
$2,495,000
6 Bed, 9 Bath
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MLS#: 3033074
MLS#: 3033074
310 Fox Hollow Lane
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 1997, Pool
Premier Sothebys International Premier Sothebys International
$4,875,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
82.00 Acres
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Properties Listed:  835
Median Price:  $125K

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Under $100K 331
$100K-$199K 270
$200K-$299K 120
$300K-$399K 48
$400K-$699K 47
Luxury 19
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