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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 (16) 

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MLS#: 2220036
MLS#: 2220036
405 Shuping Mill Road
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 1998, Pool
RE/MAX Leading Edge RE/MAX Leading Edge
$749,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
25.73 Acres
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MLS#: 667581
MLS#: 667581
145 Staysail Rd.
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 1990, 4 Car Garage
Unique Properties Of The Triad Unique Properties Of The Triad
$780,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,300 SqFt
2.00 Acres
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MLS#: 2151713
MLS#: 2151713
2398 Tully More Drive
Landis, NC  28088
Year Built: 2008
Elle Realty Inc Elle Realty Inc
$789,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
0.64 Acres
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MLS#: 2183527
MLS#: 2183527
483 Swandell Farm Road
Mt Ulla, NC  28125
Year Built: 2007, Basement
Wilkinson & Associates ERA Wilkinson & Associates ERA
$799,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
11.04 Acres
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MLS#: 2188364
MLS#: 2188364
870 Fox Hollow Lane
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 1983
Land or Lake Realty LLC Land or Lake Realty LLC
$799,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
1.22 Acres
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MLS#: 688561
MLS#: 688561
870 Fox Hollow
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 1983
Land or Lake Realty, LLC Land or Lake Realty, LLC
$799,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,110 SqFt
1.22 Acres
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MLS#: 2200403
MLS#: 2200403
1050 Mainsail Road
Salisbury, NC  28146
Year Built: 2006, Basement
Century 21 Towne and Country Century 21 Towne and Country
$849,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
0.48 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
$895,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3.14 Acres
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MLS#: 2216579
MLS#: 2216579
121 Red Acres Road
Salisbury, NC  28147
Year Built: 1949
Jones Property Management & Realty, Inc. Jones Property Management & Realty, Inc.
$995,900
3 Bed, 1 Bath
0.75 Acres
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MLS#: 2165599
MLS#: 2165599
6245 Meadow Lane
Salisbury, NC  28147
Year Built: 2006, Basement
NHB Group, Inc NHB Group, Inc
$1,250,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4.40 Acres
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MLS#: 2186714
MLS#: 2186714
14620 Old Beatty Ford Road
Gold Hill, NC  28071
Year Built: 2008, Basement
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#: 2185344
MLS#: 2185344
8665 US HWY 601 Highway
Salisbury, NC  28147
Year Built: 2003
Ben Bowen Properties Ben Bowen Properties
$2,350,000
5 Bed, 7 Bath
60.00 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 Group John-mark Mitchell's Realty Group
$2,350,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
5,906 SqFt
60.00 Acres
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MLS#: 700754
MLS#: 700754
11 Oak Road
Salisbury, NC  28144
Year Built: 2008, Pool, 3 Car Garage
John-mark Mitchell's Realty Group John-mark Mitchell's Realty Group
$2,495,000
5 Bed, 7 Bath
9,902 SqFt
0.96 Acres
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Properties Listed:  764
Median Price:  $130K

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Under $100K 264
$100K-$199K 264
$200K-$299K 117
$300K-$399K 53
$400K-$699K 46
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