With great mountain views, this lot of 10.51+/- acres has access to a stream on the back of property. Also access to Roaring River through Commons Area.
Wilkes County has grown into a community that has a rich heritage and a sound historical base. The location of countless historical homes, historical trails, street festivals, arts and craft festivals, scenic mountain vistas, parks, a community college, a lake and many other attractions, Wilkes County offers a balance between life outdoors, the pursuit of popular interests such as crafting, shopping, music, fine dining, and art, combined with the overall excitement of living in a hometown atmosphere.
Scenic mountain vistas, and nearby parks along The Blue Ridge Parkway include Doughton Park, Julian Price Memorial Park, and Moses Cone Memorial Park. W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir is a 1,470-acre flood control reservoir created along the Yadkin River. The lake provides a host of outdoor recreation activities, which include boating, camping, fishing, skiing, biking and hiking. It also is home to walking trails, along with an amphitheater located at Ft. Hamby where you can see outdoor dramas of Tom Dooley and Moonshine & Thunder, a story of Wilkes County native Junior Johnson and covers the early moonshine and racing career of this NASCAR legend.
Wilkes Community College is located near U.S. 421 and N.C. 268 West in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. It serves about 14,000 students from Wilkes, Ashe and Allegheny counties offering two-year Associate of Arts Degrees in many fields, two-year college transfer programs, continuing education courses, basic skills education and training and re-training for the workforce. It also is a center for the performing arts with the Walker Center events and the host site for the world-famous Merlefest.
One of the biggest annual festivals in the Southeast is the Brushy Mountain Apple Festival with more than 100,000 visitors. This event takes place on the first Saturday in October and features arts and craft vendors, musical performances, delicious foods and of course, plenty of apples. Other Wilkes county festivals include Shine to Wine in May, Singing in the Foothills in June and Carolina In The Fall in September.
Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest and Stone Mountain State Park are two state parks that are spread out along the foothills of the Blue Ridge. Stone Mountain State Park has a 600-foot granite dome and a 13,500-acre recreation area. There are many other historic sites to visit and explore including Wilkes Heritage Museum, Old Wilkes Jail, the Robert Cleveland Home, homes and buildings included in the National Register of Historic Places. Recreation activities such as hiking, biking and jogging are open to the public at the Yadkin River Greenway. The North Carolina Game Lands located in Wilkes County are open for hunting at various times during the year.
The Wilkes County Airport has a 5,500 feet by 100 feet wide runway and can accommodate all single and multi-engine propeller-driven aircraft, as well as, corporate and commuter type turbo-prop and jet aircraft.
Wilkes Regional Medical Center is a comprehensive physical rehabilitation center with a 120-bed facility. In addition to Wilkes Regional Medical Center, there are rural medical centers and the Wilkes County Health Department offering a variety of health services.
Antique shops, small gift shops, and the most popular retail organizations including a new Super Wal-Mart, provides us with the ability to satisfy even the most discriminating shopper.
Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and just 80 miles from Charlotte, 45 miles from Winston-Salem, 45 miles from Hickory, and 35 minutes from Boone, Wilkes County remains an ideal location for those looking to escape the fast paced world of city living, while remaining close enough to commute for a night out on the town or a ski trip to the higher elevations.
PROPERTY NUMBER: 32073-31845