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Price:  $999,000 (NEW LISTING 3/1/23)

Location:  Hayesville (Clay County)

Detailed Property Information

Heated Square Footage
1,386 s.f. in Owner's House
Year Built
# of Bedrooms
2 in Owner's House
# of Baths
1 in Owner's House
Overall Condition
Good to Very Good
Surface Water
1,000'+ on both sides of Crawford Creek
Open Field/Pasture
Approximately 35acres
Nearest Interstate Highway
3 miles to I-26
Nearest Four Lane Road
50 miles to I-40
Nearest High Density Area
5 miles to Hayesville

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This is an 85 acre portion of a larger 349 acre farm we have listed.  Click here to view that larger listing.  Situated just five minutes from the quiet mountain town of Hayesville in western North Carolina, this farm is easily accessible to all the recreational opportunities in this corner of the state.  It is approximately two hours to northern Atlanta, one and one half to Asheville and less than two to Chattanooga.  The beautiful Chatuge Lake is just a few minutes away to the east and the Nantahala National Forest is only 20 minues away and the Smokey Mountain National Park is a short 40 minute drive.

Approaching the property on the paved US Highway 64 West, you are greeted by an expansive vista of rolling fields and fenced pastures as far as the eye can see.  There are more than 1,000 feet of frontage along the two lane road..  Coming onto the property, you cross Crawford Creek, a large year round stream that can provide a buffer and plenty of irrigation.  An excellent network of internal gravel topped drives connects all the various points of interest within the 85 acres, making getting around the property a breeze.  Click here to watch a full video of the property.

The property features approximately 35 acres of gently rolling, sun drenched pastures all facing south and west.  All the pasture is cross fenced with split rail and electrified barbed wire, thus allowing the rotation for grazing or planting of crops.  Within each of the fields you’ll find multiple automatic watering points for the livestock.

On one side of the property is an approximately 6,000 square foot workshop/garage.  This is a massive building overlooking a sweeping portion of the pastures below.  The building is divided into two large bays.  The center/rear features a 14′ high roll up door on each end with an approximately 18′ high clearance inside.  On the other side, is a 10′ roll up door on each end with approximately 14′ of clearance in the ceilings.  The two spaces are completely “clear spans”, meaning there are no load bearing points or posts to interefere with the use of the interior space.  For anyone with a large RV, heavy equipment, farm equipment or recreational toys, this is a dream come true.  There is water and power to the building.

Next to this is the Owner’s House which is a garage conversion.  It was originally large three bay garage for heavy equipment, but the doors have been removed and the interior finished off with sheetrock and engineered wood flooring and ceramic tile.  It has 12′ ceilings with R-30 insulation in both the walls and ceiling.  There is a tankless water heater and central heat pump for HVAC.  There is a very large great room and two bedrooms sharing one bath.  A second bath has been plumbed elsewhere in the house.

In addition to the amazing pasture, there is additional wooded acreage that is gently laying and ideal for hunting or further development.  One thing to keep in mind is that this property is in the Present Use Tax Deferral Program under an agriculture use.  The result is that the property is on the tax rolls at just 1/3 of the full assessment.  This is a huge savings on property taxes and all that is required is the sale of $1,000 per year of agricultural product.  That could be hay, bluberries, cattle, honey, flowers, etc.  Anything of an agricultural nature qualifies.  This status is transferable to a new owner.

So if you’re looking for an outstanding farm for livestock, timber, row crops or orchards, this is it.   If you’re looking for a multi-family compound capable of hosting several families, this is it.  If you’re looking for a great “bugout” or property on which to live off the land, this is it.  If you’re looking for a retreat center of a spiritual or corporate direction, this is it.

So contact us today to schedule a private tour.  Only qualified parties please.  Prior to showing, buyer must show proof of funds.