Our Community

Longing for country quiet or craving city convenience? Find both within easy driving distance of Abernethy Laurels. We’re a 120-acre community that promotes purpose-filled living and adds in a casual, friendly taste of Southern hospitality. 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 the beautiful countryside of the Blue Ridge and the Great Smoky 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, offers quick, easy access by Interstate and major highways to Asheville, Boone, Blowing Rock, Hickory, Charlotte, and Winston-Salem.  With recent roadway improvements to Highway 16, traveling to Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a breeze.  The area offers many options for shopping and dining, and for people who enjoy the outdoors, Catawba County delivers incredible county parks and proximity to several national parks.

Abernethy Laurels’ location makes it easy for residents to enjoy the peace of the North Carolina Foothills while taking advantage of bustling regional cities for Broadway theater, major sporting events, and world-class concerts. Have your solitude and reap the benefits of living close to the city too!  

Enjoy the Beauty of Catawba Valley

A gateway to Western North Carolina, Catawba County is rich with history and residents who love the area.  Early on, the region was known for its gold-mining opportunities, until 1848, when the California gold rush lured prospectors out west.

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

For added convenience, our shuttle service makes frequent excursions to cultural and sporting events and day-trip adventures, along with overnight trips to many cities and attractions throughout the Southeast.

4 Minutes Away

  • Grocery Store

6 Minutes Away

  • Newton Fire Department

8 Minutes Away

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

14 Minutes Away

  • NC License Plate Office

20 Minutes Away

  • Verdict Ridge Golf & Country 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

45 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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