Home prices vary, from a low of $30,00 to
several million. The median price is $145,000.
Single-family, new house construction building
permits issued for 2009 totaled 174 buildings,
with an average cost of $181,900.
As a High Point home owner, you can enjoy
living in a nice city with southern charm and
The city has two municipal lakes, (City Lake
and Oak Hollow Lake) which give you the
option of living on beautiful lake front property.
High Point City Lake features a 540 acre lake
with boating, fishing, paddle boats, picnic areas
with shelters, canoe rentals, carousel, train,
water-slide, largest outdoor swimming pool in
the state, miniature golf, gymnasium,
playground and excursion boat.
Oak Hollow Lake is a 1500 acre park with an
800 acre lake. Year round boating and fishing,
sailing classes, sailboat rental, boat storage
spaces, bank fishing, picnic shelter rental with
electricity, restrooms, and grills are available at
You can also get bait, fishing supplies and
snacks. There is a playground at the Marina
and the North Overlook. Festival Park can be
rented for private functions such as weddings,
company picnics, concerts, and other events.
The park includes one of the top ranked golf
courses in the country, and an indoor tennis
There are 15 elementary schools, 5 middle
schools, and 4 high schools. There are 6
private elementary schools and 2 private high
schools. It is home to High Point University
which was established in 1924. Guilford
Technical Community College has a satellite
campus located in the city.
The first furniture factory opened in 1879, and
many more followed. Now, High Point is known
as the "Furniture Capital of the World", because
of it's furniture manufacturing, and twice a year
International Home Furnishing Market that
attracts over 100,000 exhibitors and buyers
from all fifty states and 110 countries.
High Point is also known as "North Carolina's
International City". Bio-tech, Pharmaceutical,
Distribution and Warehousing businesses came
later, diversifying the business climate.
The High Point Public Library contains almost
400,000 books, music recordings, videotapes,
audio books, periodicals, and newspapers.
Piedmont Triad International Airport is 15 miles
Major attractions include: Castle McCulloch
Gold Mill built in 1832, the John Haley House,
built in 1786, the world's largest chest of
drawers, North Carolina Shakespeare Festival,
High Point Community Theatre, and the High
Point Museum and Historical Park.
Appealing properties can be found ranging from
single family homes, condominiums, and
apartments, to large opulent homes. With all
that High Point has to offer, it is definitely a
great place to settle down, make it your home,
and have a lasting investment.
For a free guide to High Point Homes
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