"Barbecue Capital of the World"
Lexington offers an opportunity for larger parcels of land for those looking for more 'elbow room' and is also quite commutable for work to Charlotte or Greensboro and for these reasons, as well as those listed below, Lexington is growing in popularity and may offer you what you're looking for in your next home.
LOCATION AND POPULARITY
Lexington, North Carolina, is situated halfway between Concord NC and Greensboro NC off highway 85N in Davidson County. Also know as the "Barbecue Capital of the World" for its spot along the Historic Barbecue Trail which extends from the coast of NC to Tennessee and for hosting the states largest Barbecue Festival attracting thousands of people each year.
Lexington North Carolina is also on the map for being the home state of artist Bob Timberlake and NASCAR legend Richard Childress. Speaking of Richard Childress, he is owner of Childress Vineyards also in Lexington and a vineyard you must visit.
THINGS TO DO
From outdoor recreation to community events and festivals, there is something for everyone here. Outdoor lovers will find plenty of activities to enjoy as well.
The Uwharrie National Forest provides miles of hiking and biking trails, as well as lakes and rivers for fishing and swimming. The town also has several parks, including High Rock Lake Park, which offers kayaking, paddle boating, and disc golf. The town of Lexington also offers a variety of community events throughout the year.
In this part of NC you can get out and enjoy walking 365 days a year and there is no need for snowshoes! You can find a ton of walking trails, parks, greenways (public trails) here
The town also hosts the Lexington Christmas Parade, which features floats, marching bands, and more! The city of Lexington also offers plenty of cultural events. The Lexington Arts and Fun Festival is a popular event that features art, music, and food. The city also has several museums, including the North Carolina Transportation Museum, which showcases the history of transportation in the state.
Feeling like you could use a bit of retro fun? Try Lexingtons Friction Skating Rink. Truly fun for all ages!
Looking to release some tension? Try the axe throwing at the Axehole.
New to the south? Try Cornhole! They even have cornhole tournaments. Y'all heard that right!
Or, drag the kids to the arcade where they can play all the cool games we grew up on and then some. Find all their info and more at axeholefriction.com.
LEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
According to greatschools.org Lexington public schools score 5-9 stars out of 10. There are private schools available as well.
REAL ESTATE MARKET
Lexington offers an opportunity for larger parcels of land for those looking for more 'elbow room' and are at a still affordable price. It's also commutable for work to Charlotte or Greensboro and for these reasons, Lexington is growing in popularity.
There has been an 11% increase in homes sold in Lexington NC in 2022 over 2021.
1333 homes sold in Lexington in 2022 ranging from $13,500 to $1,500,000 and The median home sold in 2022, sold for $270,000.
The largest number of sales happened between the prices of $250,000-$350,000, compared with 2021 where the largest number of sales occurred between $150,000 and $250,000.
20 homes sold over $800,000 and 12 of those were over $1,000,000, in 2021 only 2 sold over $1,000,000.
If you’re looking for new construction homes in Lexington, they are are gaining in numbers and there are many choices to consider.
You can find out more about living in Lexington here.
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You can reach Naomi, Broker with Realty Boutique can be reached 7 days a week @ 704-931-3133.