Our Community

Longing for country quiet, or craving city convenience – find both with an easy driving distance of Abernethy Laurels. We’re a 120-acre community that promotes purpose-filled living with a casual, friendly taste of Southern hospitality. But here, location’s key. You have easy access to the culture and buzz of Hickory, Lake Norman, and Charlotte. Yet you’re just as close to beautiful country like the Blue Ridge and Smokey Mountains. Ever wonder where people from Florida go on vacation? Many of them chose the idyllic area around Abernethy Laurels.

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Convenient Location

Local Attractions

Newton, North Carolina is conveniently located by Interstate and major highways to Asheville, Boone, Blowing Rock, Hickory, Charlotte and Winston-Salem.  With recent roadway improvements to Highway 16, the ease of access to Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a breeze.  This area offers many options for shopping and dining and for those who enjoy the outdoors, Catawba County is the gateway to several National parks.

The Abernethy Laurels location makes it easy to enjoy the solitude of the North Carolina Foothills while taking advantage of world class cities for Broadway Theater, major sporting events and concerts.  Have your solitude and the benefits of living close to the city!  

Enjoy the Beauty of Catawba Valley

As a gateway to Western North Carolina, Catawba County is rich in history with citizens who love the area.  Early on, Catawba was known for mining gold until 1848 when the California gold rush lured business further west.

Situated between Asheville and Charlotte, Abernethy Laurels is an easy drive to major cities, the mountains and the coast.  Catawba County offers a variety of outdoor activities – such as boating on Lake Hickory or Lake Norman or taking a stroll at Bakers Mountain State Park.  Schools, churches, shopping and dining are just a stone’s throw from Abernethy Laurels.

Our shuttle service makes frequent trips to theaters, sporting events, and day trip adventures along with overnight trips to many parts of the southeast.

4 Minutes Away

  • Grocery Store

6 Minutes Away

  • Newton Fire Department

8 Minutes Away

  • Downton Newton
  • Newton Performing Arts Center
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Post Office

14 Minutes Away

  • NC License Plate Office

20 Minutes Away

  • Verdict Ridge Golf & County Club
  • Rock Barn Country Club & Spa
  • Rock Springs Nature Preserve
  • Shopping and Dining
  • Catawba Valley Medical Center
  • Valley Hills Shopping Mall

23 Minutes Away

  • Lenoir Rhyne University

60 Minutes Away

  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport

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Love your retirement life at Abernethy Laurels! Schedule a preview of Abernethy Laurels to see just how much fun it is to retire here.

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