Lake Vista on Lake Rhodhiss, NC Property Overview
You'll want to get lost in the countryside and explore the waters. Hike the woodsy countryside. Throw your line in for a fresh catch. Relax and watch the sunset across your big, blue backyard. Can life get any sweeter?
Lake Vista is a newer community on Lake Rhodhiss, just 3 miles from I-40. Below is more information on the lake and area:
Lake Rhodhiss Highlights:
- 3,000 Acres in Size
- 90 Miles of Shoreline
- Regulated by Duke Energy
- Fully Recreational Lake (Boating, Sailing, Jet Ski’s, Water Skiing, Swimming, etc.)
- Fishing tournaments
- Constant water level, clear water clarity
- 6 boat launches
Harbor Ridge is located about 15 minutes west of Hickory on the main channel of Lake Rhodhiss, about 3 miles from I-40. Centrally located between Asheville, Boone, Charlotte, and Winston-Salem, Hickory is becoming an ideal location for many reasons. From Hickory you can take day trips to the beach or go snow skiing in the mountains. With an average high temperature of 86 degrees in July it’s no wonder why this region has become so popular.
In fact, Reader’s Digest called Hickory "One of the 10 best places in America to raise a family". To arrive at the list of the top places to raise a family, researchers went to the source, surveying parents about factors that affect family life. In the Hickory area, parents interviewed cited positive factors including low taxes, the variety of available activities, the quality of the schools, the affordable cost of living, and a sense of community.
Also, www.epodunk.com recently rated Hickory "The Best Hometown in North Carolina".
Entertainment – 14 movie theater screens, Hickory Crawdads AAA baseball, Hickory Furniture Mart, shopping malls, fitness trails, health clubs, museums, live theater, Hickory Motor Speedway, Hiddenite’s Emerald and Gem Mine, local college sporting events, and of course, boating activities on Lake Hickory.
Medical Facilities – 3 Hospitals within 30 minutes with the closest about 3 miles away, as well as a variety of local clinics. Frye Regional Medical Center, located in downtown Hickory, is the first hospital in the state of North Carolina to win the JD Power and Associates "Distinctive Hospital" award and also is the first hospital to win it two years in a row. The other 2 hospitals in the area are Catawba Valley Medical Center and Valdese Hospital.
Golf Courses – over 20 private and public golf courses, including Lake Hickory Country Club designed by Donald Ross of Pinehurst #2 fame and Rock Barn Golf Club designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Each year the Rock Barn Golf Club hosts the Greater Hickory Classic Champions Tour Event!
Dining – An abundance of fine eating establishments, offering a wide variety of styles and menus. Some great local places to dine are Youssef's Cafe 242, Cafe Gouda, Frankie and Johnny's (authentic NY style cafe), 1859 Cafe, Da Vinci's Italian Restaurant and the Vintage House.
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