Hickory, NC Real Estate News

By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Lenoir-Rhyne University in conjunction with the Catawba Valley Astronomy Club will resume “Public Observing Night,” on Friday, August 24, 2015 in the LR Observatory on top of Minges Science Building. This free event will begin at 8:00 p.m. and will conclude approximately 10:00 p.m.The public is invited to come to the top of Minges Science Building where several telescopes will be set up, in addition to the 12.5 inch  telescope in the observatory dome. To access the rooftop observatory, enter the building then take the elevator to the 4th floor and come up the steps.During this viewing, participants will be able to see a Venus in the western sky and Jupiter and its four bright moons in the southern sky.  The moon will be visible in the south along with several star clusters and nebulae. ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
2140 9th St NW, Hickory, NC 28601$699,9005 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, 5,466 s.f., 0.74 Acres Exceptional one-owner custom built residence desirably situated in the Shuford area of NW Hickory! Meticulously maintained, this home offers an abundance of gracious living space. All who visit will appreciate the quality and timeless detail found throughout this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home. Generously sized kitchen features granite counters, painted custom cabinetry, wine cooler and allows easy access to the expansive screened porch and vaulted great room with fireplace and wet bar. Buyers will appreciate the outdoor living space afforded by the spacious screened-in porch. The main level also features a sizable formal dining area, a study with built-in cabinetry and the master suite. The master suite ar...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
OPEN HOUSE ~ Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm. 2730 24TH ST CT NE Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601Price: $239,9004 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms 1 Partial Baths 1916 Square Ft.Listing # 9577174 This lovely home has 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and is nestled on 0.33 acre culdesac lot in Brookfield.The main level has hardwood floors throughout , a large living room with gas log fireplace, that opens up into breakfast nook, and kitchen with tiled countertops & island. The formal dining area and plantation blinds on lower level.The upstairs features the bedrooms and 2 baths upstairs. The master bedroom suite has a jetted tub, double vanity, separate shower, and his & hers closets.Fresh paint throughout whole house and upper and lower decks newly stained.The basement recently finished has a large f...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1928 33rd St NE, Hickory NC 28601$169,9003 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2,772 s.f., 0.37 Acres Updated brick ranch with full finished basement affords quality space for indoor and outdoor living! With almost 2800 square feet, this home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and features a kitchen areas on both levels! The main level kitchen features painted cabinets, updated counters, and stainless appliances. There are hardwood floors throughout most of the main level. The lower level includes a full bath and a sunroom with abundant natural light. The buyers will enjoy looking out over the level backyard from the expansive covered deck. The home has a newer heat pump/central air and new roof in 2015. Updated paint, fixtures and windows make this home move-in ready!   CLICK HERE for additional information ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1340 5th Street Circle NW, Hickory, NC 28601$245,0005 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2,783 s.f., 0.37 Acres Charming home with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, in desirable Viewmont neighborhood affords generous indoor and outdoor living space on a private, level lot. Constructed in 1970, this home has been updated with neutral colors, fixtures and baths. The main level offers a living area, formal dining room and eat-in kitchen with access to an expansive deck and lower level covered patio area. The master bedroom and bath and two secondary bedrooms and separate bath are also on the main level. The lower level has a large den with gas log fireplace, an updated bathroom and laundry area, as well as two additional bedrooms. A single-car garage and utility area complete the lower level. The yard offers matur...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
2036 10TH ST BLVD NW, Hickory NC 28601$194,900Listing ID#  95813944 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 2,203 s.f., 0.43 Acres  Buyers will love this classic NW Hickory home with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and remarkable lake views.The main level has a nice sized den with fire place and built-in cabinets, large kitchen that is open to the dining area, a formal dining room, and a formal living room. The master bedroom has a private bathroom. The home has a large walk-in attic and double garage which offers tons of storage. The unfinished basement is heated, which would lend itself to future expansion. A huge screened porch off the back of the house, will allow the buyer to fully enjoy the lake views. This home is great for people who desire to lead an active lifestyle with easy access to several Hickor...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
1050 21ST AVE NW 27 Hickory, NORTH CAROLINA 28601 Price: $64,500 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms1 Partial Baths1306 Square Ft. Listing # 9578081   Updated 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath condo in Quail Ridge community on Lake Hickory.Fresh paint throughout, new laminate floors in the dining room , hallway and living room. New counter tops and back splash in the kitchen.Back deck has been re-stained and a new railing system added.Convenient location for shopping, dining out and recreation. Live in a community on Lake Hickory with a dock access, community pool, & tennis courts all included in the HOA!   CLICK HERE to learn more about this condo for sale in Hickory, NC.          1050 21st Avenue NW, Unit #27     Hickory Schools: Viewmont Elementary School Grandview Middle School Hickory High School
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Catawba Valley Potters Summer Workshops will be held on 3 dates this Summer, 2015.  May 30, 2015, June 20, 2015 and August 8, 2015.  Let's Talk Pots!  with Shane Mickey Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10 am - 4:30 pm (with 30 minute lunch)  $75 In this one day workshop taught by Shane Mickey, he will demonstrate how he creates hi signature pitchers, Gnome Jars and a variety of tableware, as well as, share techniques for throwing stacked forms and handles.  A wide variety of topics will be covered during the demonstration, including making a living as a potter, kiln building and social media use.  Lunch will be delivered.    Creative Platters & Plates on the Potters's Wheel with Po-Wen Liu Saturday, June 20, 2015; 10am - 4:30pm  (with 30 minute lunch)  $75 In this one day workshop ceramic a...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Music Factory is now signing up students 11-18 years of age for their annual summer camps for the weeks of July 6-10 & July 13-17, 2015. The first of the two camps is the HMF Rock Camp July 6th through the10th from 9am - 2:30pm, for Ages 11-17, some skills required). Throughout the week, the students will rehearse with their band and learn the essentials needed to perform on stage. There will be classes and clinics focusing on song writing, stage performance, music history, and, music theory. The week will end with the students playing a concert on Friday, July 10th at the SALT Block Auditorium 8 pm. All groups will also have the opportunity to perform at the HMF Stage at this year’s Oktoberfest in downtown Hickory.   The second of the two camps is the HMF Recording Camp, J...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Foothills Gymnastics is offering Summer Camps for boys and girls, June through August, 2015.  Camps are available for: Gymnastics Tumbling Dancing & Cheering Prices are based on 1, 2, 3, 4, or all 5 days a week, plus you can choose either full day or half day sessions.  Click here to view prices and Registration Packet for Foothill Gymnastics 2015 Summer Camp.    For additional information, please contact:  Foothills Gymnastics Training Center 920 29th Ave NE Hickory NC 28601 Phone (828) 328-3794 Fax (828) 328-6278 Email: office@foothillsgym.com Website: foothillsgym.com                    
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The 13th Annual NC Railroad Expo will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Hickory Metro Center. Approximately 250 tables full of railroad lanterns, timetables, books, and models of all scales will be available. The show is sponsored by the Alexander Chapter of the National Railway Historical Association and all proceeds from the show will benefit the SE Narrow Gauge & Shortline Museum located at the Newton depot. In addition to vendors selling model trains, books, videos, and memorabilia, there will be five operating layouts from across North Carolina, a restored railroad baggage wagon, and a "Railroad Antiques Roadshow" table where the public can bring railway-related items by and have them appraised by experts in the hobby.   Admission is only $5 for adults. Children under the ag...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Hickory Crawdads Annual Open House will be this Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at L.P. Frans Stadium from 10am - 1pm, with the free event including an Easter Egg hunt, ticket deals, and a Catawba Valley Community College baseball game. To kick-off to the 2015 season, they will feature an Easter theme, including an on-field Easter Egg Hunt at 11:30 am for all children 12 and under. The hunt will be followed by a CVCC baseball game beginning at noon. Adults can join in the fun too with prize-filled Easter Eggs of their own by purchasing either tickets or Crawdads team merchandise.  For every $30 spent, fans will be able to draw a special egg containing prizes.  They will also have three (3) Grand Prize eggs too.  In addition they will also be offering a Special Opening ticket package on s...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Art Buzz Kids Summer Camp at Wine & Design in Hickory will have themed camps June 22-26, 2015, for 5-8 year olds, and July 13-17, 2015 for 9-12 year olds.  Classes will be held Monday-Friday from 9am - 1pm.  The theme scheduled for June 22-26 is titled, Patterns in Nature.  (5-8 year olds) From butterfly wings to sunflower petals, pinecones to zebra stripes, patterns in nature can be found everywhere!  Boys and girls alike will have so much art every day while learning about patterns in nature.  They'll learn about symmetry and nature in easy to understand steps with plenty of fun activities to keep their thirst for knowledge, creativity, and social skills active!   The theme scheduled for July 13-17, 2015 is titled, Art in Spaaace.  (9-12 year olds) Space Camp!  The Final Frontier!  T...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club will present its 45th annual show March 27-29, 2015 at the Hickory Metro Convention Center. The Unifour Gem, Mineral, Bead, Fossil and Jewelry Show includes vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, door prizes and a kids corner. Days/Dates: Friday, March 27, 2015,  9am-6pm Saturday, March 28, 2015,  9am-6pm Sunday, March 29, 2015,  10am-5pm   Admissions:  (Good for the entire show) Adults and children 13+     $5 Children 12 an dunder     FREE Chaperoned School, Scout, 4H, Church Youth, and Retirement Home Group    FREE (Complimentary tickets available from club members)     The Hickory Metro Convention Center is off Interstate 40 at Exit 125.            
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
3818 Jimmy Place Hickory NC 28601 Price $300,000 MLS # 9580712 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 3287 heated square feet, 0.38 acres   Wonderful brick home with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in Catawba Springs. It has a wonderful layout and offers tons of space. The main level features a large eat in kitchen with granite countertops, lots of counter and cabinet space, and a pantry. There is also a formal dining room, formal living room, and a large den with gas log fireplace which opens to the large rear deck. Upstairs there is a huge master bedroom suite with a large walk-in closet, and master bathroom with double sinks, and separate tub/shower. There are also 3 other bedrooms and 1 additional bathroom. The walk out basement is partially finished and would make an excellent recreation room, m...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  Support local and regional artisans and craftspeople at the Gifts Well Crafted Spring Market Show on April 11, 2015.  It is being held at the Crossing at Hollar Mill from 10am - 4pm. This event is featuring handmade and vintage crafts, and your admission is FREE. Vendor space is available.  Please call 828-244-7414 for inquires.         The Crossing at Hollar Mill is located at 883 Highland Avenue Southeast Hickory, NC 28602 828.324.9800                  
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
The Lenoir Rhyne University Kids in College program is now accepting applications for Summer 2015.   This year, the program will focus on the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).  It will take place over a two week period.  One week for elementary students and one week for middle grades students.  The elementary KIC camp is scheduled for June 22nd-26th, 2015 and is open to students completing Kindergarten through Grade 4. The middle grades KIC camp is scheduled for August 3-7, 2015 and is open to students completing Grade 5 through Grade 8. Students will utilize 21st century skills including critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity.  Kids in College is designed for teacher-recommended students who meet any of the following criteria: • ...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  4097 BRICKFIELD ST, Hickory NC, 28602 $210,000 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1,844 s.f., 0.46 Acres Listing ID:  9581217 Beautiful on the inside and out! This magnificent 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, brick home, sitting at the end of the cul-de-sac, is ready for you to move right in.    You are welcomed in to the living room with hardwood floors and 2 solar tubes to let in extra natural sunlight.    The living room leads out to a heated and cooled sunroom, the perfect place to entertain or relax. The kitchen has updated countertops, an eat-in area, and also leads to a formal dining room.    Down the hallway are the bedrooms, bathroom, and master bedroom. The master bedroom has a large walk in closet, and master bathroom with double sinks, extra cabinets, and another solar tube.    The outside will n...
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Summerscapes is a summer camp enrichment program held on the Catawba Valley Community College campus each summer for children ages 6 to 17 years of age.    Over 70 half-day classes are offered in a variety of subjects including arts and crafts, computers, math, science, and reading and writing enrichment. Morning or afternoon classes available.   Since the program started in 1991, many artists and teachers from the College and the community have enjoyed this opportunity to share their expertise and enthusiasm with the students.   To view class themes and schedules, please visit the CVCC Summercapes Website by clicking HERE. If you have any questions please call at 828-327-7037, or you can e-mail Cheri Toney at ctoney@cvcc.edu.          
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By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
  The Hickory YMCA has their annual Summer Camp scheduled for June through August 2015.    They are offering Open House opportunities to visit their facilities and ask questions on the following dates: March 28th April 18th May 2nd June 6th   YMCA Summer Camp is recommended for ages 3 to 18, with appropriate age-range activities.  (3-5 years), (5-12 years), and (12-18 year olds).    Squirt Camp is designed for 3-5 year olds who are already potty trained.  They will enjoy a day of fun and nurturing, water and land-based activities that will help them build character, learn to share and develop teamwork skills.  All campers will receive a weekly swim lesson from a trained instructor.  There will be crafts, story time and lots of games!   Traditional Camp (5-12 year olds) offers weekly th...
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