1200 General Hoke Drive Lincolnton, NC 28092
Located on an estate that was part of an original land grant from the King of England, the home was built after the Civil War by Confederate Major General Robert F. Hoke as his summer residence on the property of the Lithia Inn. The estate is located 30 miles from downtown Charlotte and the cities international airport The property has views of the #17 hole and pond and adjoins the Lincoln County Country Club. Multiple spring-fed streams border the property.A 1500 square foot wraparound porch is the defining feature of the front entry.12-10' ceilings, original heart pine floors, original "wavy glass" windows add character to the light flooded home.The spacious family room features a wood-burning stacked,field-stone fireplace with custom heart-pine mantle, milled from a tree on the property. Custom cabinetry and mill work are found in nearly every room.Gardening aficionados will appreciate the extensive plantings,landscaping & hardsacpe features such as stacked-stone and brick pathways.
- s. ray lowder elementary school
- g.e. massey elementary school
- asbury alternative school
- lincoln county school of technology
- lincolnton high school
- f.d. jack kiser intermediate school
- battleground elementary school
- love memorial elementary school
- iron station elementary school
- lincolnton middle school
- long shoals wesleyan academy
- lincoln catawba christian academy
- tabernacle christian academy
- faith christian academy
- stanley christian academy
- montessori community school west
- first wesleyan christian school
- first assembly christian academy
- st michael's catholic school
- montessori children's house of newton
Community - Lincolnton
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Lincolnton is a small city serving as the county seat of Lincoln County located 37 miles northwest of Charlotte. Residential neighborhoods surround a picturesque downtown area with rich history and a thriving arts and cultural scene.
Neighborhoods in Lincolnton are lined with canopies of beautiful trees along well-maintained streets. You will find a variety of quaint single-story homes and larger estates, most of which are traditional homes with brick exteriors, colorful shutters, and other desirable features. Many homes in Lincolnton are situated on large lots with pristine landscaping, enjoying privacy and plenty of space for outdoor living and recreation. Lincolnton is an affordable place to call home, as the city’s cost of living is less than the national average. 95 percent of owner-occupied homes in Lincolnton are valued under $300,000.
Lifestyle and Attractions
With a population of about 10,000, Lincolnton is a small town with a rich history and a robust arts and cultural scene. The city’s picturesque downtown is a charming, walkable area lined with cultural centers, restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques, centered on the grandiose county courthouse. Lincolnton is full of small-town charm with a lively and connected residential community and a number of desirable attractions.
Lincolnton hosts plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation at its parks and trails, including Betty G. Ross Park with a pool and nature path running along the South Fork River, and the well-traveled Marcia H. Cloninger Rail-Trail, a scenic walking trail weaving throughout the city. Lincolnton hosts a variety of arts and cultural centers, including the Lincoln County Museum of History and the Lincoln Cultural Center. Residents and visitors alike enjoy performing arts shows from the Lincoln Arts Council and Lincoln Theatre Guild. Lincolnton hosts a number of annual community events, including an Apple Festival each fall and a farmers’ market each summer.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Lincolnton has four public schools in Lincoln County Schools, including S. Ray Lowder Elementary School, Lincolnton Middle School, and Lincolnton High School. There is one private school in Lincolnton, Long Shoals Wesleyan Academy, and six more in Gastonia located nearby. Lincolnton has two nearby colleges, Belmont Abbey College and Gaston College.
Lincoln County was established in 1779, and was named for American Major General Benjamin Lincoln, the commander of the Southern Department of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. In 1780, Colonel Francis Locke led a group of volunteer Patriot militia to defeat a larger force of Loyalists at Lincolnton’s Ramsour’s Mill. In 1785, Lincolnton was named the county seat of Lincoln County, and founders laid out the town plan in a grid system of quadrants clustered around the courtyard, as it is seen today. Lincolnton boasts 23 historic resources listed on the National Register of Historic Places and 24 historical roadside markers, many of which are located within the downtown area. Lincolnton was home to the Schenk Mill, the first successful textile mill built south of New England.
Approximate Distance to:
Uptown Charlotte: 35 Miles
Charlotte Douglas International Airport: 31 Miles
Carolinas Medical Center Lincoln: 4 Miles
CaroMont Regional Medical Center: 19 Miles
US-321: 1.5 Miles
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