70 Shirleys Way in Leicester, NC 28748
Million-dollar views from your privately secluded 53 acres! A private gravel road brings you up to the front steps of your mountain cabin with views of Pinnacle Pond, & gorgeous long-range mountains. This cabin has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, bonus room & a wonderful living room & sitting area combo. This cabin is nestled on a mountainside amid 53 acres of forest & mtn laurels. Enjoy panoramic mountain views, from the living room, Primary bedroom, & expansive deck. Enjoy fishing or swimming in the pond w/ a floating dock. Enjoy hiking & 4 wheeling trails on your own property which make this home a great mountain experience. There's a lovely stream running through the property w/ several waterfalls. Once upon a time, the owners had a trout farm & there are remnants of the concrete tanks that could be brought back to life. This home is currently being used as a vacation rental. Potential for more rentals to be placed on the property. The water source is a spring. Highest & Best due 5-16-22 5 PM
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Directions: Patton Ave. to Leicester Hwy, NC-63, follow to left on Newfound Road and follow for 7 miles to Left on Pinnacle Mountain Rd. to Rt on Shilrleys Way and follow to the gate. On your way to the house, you’ll drive through a true North Carolina neighborhood. There are goats on the right and Allen lives on the left he's a super nice and would give you the shirt off of his back. Wave as you go by. MUST HAVE ALL-WHEEL OR 4 WHEEL DRIVE TO GET TO THE CABIN. NO DRIVE-BYS
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- High School: Clyde A Erwin
- Middle School: Clyde A Erwin
- Elementary School: Leicester/Eblen
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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