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Real Estate Round-up: Great Homes in Great Neighborhoods

Gaston County's real estate market is booming and we are giving you insider info on how to find the home of your dreams. No matter your price range, Gaston County has housing options available for a variety of needs (and wants). As we work to bring you housing listings to make your home-buying process that much easier, we've compiled a list of homes in a variety of neighborhoods and we are also telling you a bit about what makes that part of town special. Spoiler alert: vibrant neighborhoods, condominiums, and gated communities ahead.

No matter the neighborhood you choose, Gaston County offers a relaxed atmosphere, packed with thriving businesses, great restaurants and an art scene that is constantly adding to the community.

Flat Rock Pastures Condominiums

201 Flatrock Pastures Unit A, Cramerton


2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 3,920 square foot lot

Allen Tate Realtors- Gastonia

Cramerton has lots of little pocket neighborhoods, one of which is Flat Rock Pasture. Established in 1906, with a population of just a little over 4,500, Cramerton’s quaint locale is perfect for those looking for a quiet neighborhood with great amenities. Flat Rock Pastures’ homes are in the $300K range, compared to the city’s $229K average. Homes in Flat Rock Pastures were built in the late 1980s, early 1990s, with a variety of layouts and square footage perfect for those looking to settle in this unique town. This home, in particular, has stone accents and a stunning kitchen with butler’s pantry. Just a few miles from downtown, these homes are bikeable or accessible via golf cart— Cramerton is one of a few Gaston County towns that recognize golf carts as permissible transportation.

This featured home is surrounded by mature trees and gorgeous landscaping. The interior features stone accents, vaulted ceilings and two-toned cabinets in the modern kitchen.

Area Amenities: Floyd & Blackies, Doffer’s Canteen, Mayworth’s Public House, Goat Island Park

Schools: New Hope Elementary School, Cramerton Middle School, Forestview High School.


211 Hodgin St., Gastonia


3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms,1,382 square feet

Opendoor Brokerage

Gastonia serves as the county seat, with a thriving downtown, beautiful parks and amazing local coffee, food and more. As the FUSE District develops, with the help of local baseball team, the Gastonia Honey Hunters, a variety of new businesses and walkable paths lead to an exciting city center, this area of the county is filled with things to do.

With a recent price drop, this home is affordable-and adorable. A covered porch, back deck and screened-in room all offer great place for entertaining.

Amenities: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Cool Beans Cat Café, Tex-Mex Back Road Grill

Schools: Woodhill Elementary School, Cramerton Middle School, Forestview High School

Lower Peninsula

828 Ardent Trl., Belmont


3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1931 square feet

Offerpad Brokerage

Belmont is one of the many quickly growing areas of Gaston County and this makes it an exciting place to live. With just a population of around 12,000, this area of the county has a small-town feel within a growing business market. Lower Peninsula sits on a peninsula of the Catawba River and is located right next to the South Carolina and North Carolina border and has homes in the $350k range, just above Belmont’s $330k average.

This home has an open floor plan, kitchen island with breakfast seating and a sweet front porch perfect for rockers.

Amenities: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Catawba River Outfitters, Piccolo Antique Mall

Schools: Belmont Central Elementary School, Belmont Middle School, South Point High School

Monticello Woods

2325 Jefferson Ave., Gastonia


4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,121 square feet, 0.54 acre lot

Opendoor Brokerage LLC

This Gastonia neighborhood is a 10-minute drive from downtown and is located close to attractions like the Schiele Museum of Natural History & Planetarium and Martha Rivers Park. The neighborhood has an average price of $390k, compared to the city’s $250k average, and will provide buyers with an excellent location in the city.

This updated home has a stunning fireplace, built-ins and tons of outdoor entertaining space.

Amenities: Schiele Museum of Natural History & Planetarium, Martha Rivers Park

Schools: Sherwood Elementary School, Holbrook Middle School, Ashbrook High School

South Point

4005 Belle Meade Cir, Belmont


5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,204 square feet

Opendoor Brokerage

This neighborhood in Belmont is just a 10-minute drive from the downtown area and a 20-minute bike ride. This puts it in a great location that gives buyers access to many Belmont attractions such as Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden and businesses like Glenway Premium Pub. Homes in this area fall near the $380k range, compared to the city’s $330k average.

This brick home has a large garden tub, vaulted ceilings and a backyard that is perfect for hosting.

Amenities: Joe’s Little Touch of Italy, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Glenway Premium Pub

Schools: Belmont Central Elementary School, Belmont Middle School, South Point High School.

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