226 High Top Mountain Road in Leicester, NC 28748
Community: Leicester in Buncombe County (Snapshot)
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Big price drop $50,000. 4 PIN numbers combine to make this special opportunity for a discriminating buyer. 20 minutes from downtown Asheville, this property is just under 40 acres of unrestricted mountain land with a drop-dead gorgeous, custom built, 2005 2-story cabin right smack dab in the middle. There is no sheetrock to be found here. The walls are 8 inches thick and the rafters are from the very land the cabin sits on. Debarked with drawing knives and painstakingly worked into a masterpiece by Master carpenters. The breathtaking 180 degree plus views can be taken in simply by sitting on the front porch. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a fireplace, a soaring great room with a sitting area and master bed and bath upstairs. A dining room and breakfast room, too. All wrapped in that wonderful wood color. Acreage has many additional building sites. Zoning OU. privacy close to town, OU will love it.960991194200000,960982352600000,960991883100000 included.
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Directions: Leicester Highway to left on Newfound Road at light. Immediate left on Dix Creek Road. Go a mile and 1/2 to left on High Top Mountain Road. Follow road past Destiny Farm Road, right at Tom Worley Road sign to #226 on left. There is a cable with no trespassing signs across the road. Cable is not locked. Remove cable and set off to roadside and then proceed to the cabin.
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The unincorporated community of Leicester generally flies under the radar compared to bustling West Asheville or charming Weaverville. Even so, they’ve seen a 16% growth in population since 2000, making it a great place to discover and live for those in the know.
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Originally called Turkey Creek, the Leicester community was founded in 1829 with the establishment of a local post office. Frontiersman Leicester Chapman, an early Postmaster of that office, renamed the area for his own namesake, the Earl of Leicester. Today, the bucolic community is filled with local farms, artisans, and nature lovers who enjoy the quiet mountain views.
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LEICESTER REAL ESTATE IS ALL ABOUT LOCATION:
Leicester offers many amenities nearby or within minutes, including public, private, and charter schools; an extensive county library system; access to state-of-the-art medical facilities, including Mission Hospital, the largest in the region; and innumerable shopping, entertainment, and dining options. Leicester is also conveniently located near the Pisgah National Forest, as well as near the Blue Ridge Parkway, a sightseer's and cyclist's haven.
West Asheville: 17 minutes
Downtown Asheville: 22 minutes
Marshall: 22 minutes
Weaverville: 22 minutes
Canton: 23 minutes
Candler: 25 minutes
Asheville Regional Airport: 33 minutes
ABOUT BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC:
Asheville is the largest city in Western North Carolina, but surrounding towns and neighborhoods in Buncombe County like Leicester offer small-town flair and varied amenities. The four-season temperate climate with average snowfall of only 13 inches makes year-round living easy. Average elevation is 2,165 feet above sea level with surrounding mountain elevations of up to 6,685 feet at Mount Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. Because of this broad range of elevations and corresponding climates and plant growth, the area is one of the most biodiverse in the United States and the world.
LEICESTER TAX RATES (2017):
Tax rates are per $100 of assessed valuation.
Leicester: $ 0.6790
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