Trophy Lakefront Lot Adjoining Blue Ridge Parkway For Sale

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Trophy lakefront lot for sale overlooking a pristine 22-acre lake in the exclusive gated community of SweetGrass, a beautifully maintained, master planned, 270+ acre  mountain meadow and forest residential community adjoining the Blue Ridge Parkway.  The lot is one of only 3 exclusive estate lots located on a private penisula that overlooks the pristine  22-acre lake and lakehouse (i.e pictured above), both focal points of the SweetGrass community.  The lake is continually supplied with cold, crystal clear water from Boone Fork Creek,  a designated “blue line” trout stream, that originates at the base of Grandfather Mountain.  The lot offers a park-like setting, underground utilities and an elevated building site with a Southern orientation to take in the majestic lake views, as well as,  long range views of Grandfather Mountain’s Calloway Peak (elevation +5,000 ft.) in the distance.   The lot  adjoins over 4,300 acres of National Park Service property (Julian Price Memorial Park and Moses Cone Memorial Park),  two parks that represent the largest combined area set aside  for recreational use along the Blue Ridge Parkway. 

Julian Price Memorial Park offers many activities, including hiking, fishing, canoeing, camping, guided walks, and evening campfire programs.  Canoes can be rented for use on Price Lake.  The park’s seven trails include the Price Lake Loop Trail (2.7 miles), which circles the well-stocked Price Lake, and the challenging 5-miles Boone Fork Loop Trail. The ingeniously engineered Tanawha Trail (13.5 miles) passes under the Linn Cove Viaduct and wraps around the southeastern ridge of Grandfather Mountain. 

The centerpiece to the Moses Cone Memorial Park, in contrast, is Flat Top Manor, a gleaming white 20-room, 13,000 square foot mansion built in 1901 in the grand Colonial Revival style.  The Manor is now the home of the Parkway Craft Center, one of five shops of the Southern Highland Craft Guild which features handmade crafts by hundreds of regional artists. Throughout the season, local artists demonstrate crafts such as quilting, embroidery, weaving, pottery, glass-blowing, and woodcarving on the front porch of the Manor.  Moses Cone Memorial Park also offers twenty-five miles of carriage trails that wind through the fields and forests of the 3,500-acre estate. The trails are available to horse drawn carriages, horseback riding, and hiking.

Real Estate – Boone North Carolina -154 Pine Street

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Eric Ritchie recently represented a client with the  purchase of this single-family home located on Pine Street in Boone, North Carolina.  Built in the early 1950’s by a prominent local family,  the house features 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 large bathrooms,  office,  formal and informal living areas anchored by a huge granite fireplace, a spacious eat-in kitchen, plus 2-car attached garage.     The house sits on a beautifully landscaped .618 acre lot and is within walking distance to Appalachian State University, restaurants, local parks, and Boone’s central business district.

Watauga River Frontage – Building Lot For Sale – Now Priced Under $200K – Valle Crucis North Carolina

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Beautiful building lot in a park-like setting with over 200 ft. of frontage on the Watauga River in Valle Crucis recently reduced to $199,900.  The lot features direct frontage on one of the prettiest sections of the Watauga River with views overlooking the fenced paddocks of the River Run Farm (i.e. pictured above) and Shull’s Farm in the distance.  The lot size is 1.12 acres and features a gentle building site and underground utilities.  The lot has been pre-approved for a 3-bedroom septic permit as well.  The lot and setting is very park-like and includes mix of mature hardwoods, native laurel and rhododendron.  There are also some large rock outcroppings on Watauga River’s edge that could be incorporated into a nice outdoor living space.  The lot offers easy year round access plus a very gentle building site and is located only a short drive or bicycle ride to the Mast General Store and Valle Crucis Community Park.

Land For Sale – 10 Acre Estate Tracts – Boone North Carolina

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Experience spectacular views with the purchase of a 10 acre estate tract in the gated community of Sunset Ridge,  a low density gated community located a short 5-minute drive from downtown Boone, North Carolina.  This 100 acre community features  ten (10) exclusive homesites with some of the best long range layered views in the area.  On clear days, owners enjoy the highly sought after profile view of Grandfather Mountain as well as views of the ski slopes of Sugar Mountain and Beech Mountain.   This fully entitled,  debt-free project features paved roads,  underground utilities to include fiberoptics, and each estate tract has been pre-approved with 4-bedroom septic permit.    Homesites and driveways have also been cut into each estate tract for optimal homesite placement and view orientation.  The project is 30% sold and there are currently 3 owners and 2 newly constructed homes in the project  Pricing on the remaining seven estate tracts ranges from $189,000 (lower tier section) up to $389,900 (upper tier section).