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"In uncertain times, we were hesitant to invest. Plantations Properties took time to answer all our questions and we bought with confidence. We could not be happier."

John F.

"In uncertain times, we were hesitant to invest. Plantations Properties took time to answer all our questions and we bought with confidence. We could not be happier."

Robin L.

“You never know what peace is until you walk the woods or in the fields or along a winding river… You find your soul then…”

"It was a pleasure working with Plantation Properties & Land Investments on the sale of my land and home in Evans County. My property was unique and its sale required a realtor with unique skills. I would happily recommend them to others."
Neil J


Smoky Mountain Farm  

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This 71 acre paradise encompasses land and three homes ranging from 3400 ft elevation to 4200 ft.   The property is composed of approximately 2/3 of the upper cove, giving the owner privacy on all sides, preventing anyone from building above or beside you.   The main dwelling is a 2700 sq ft log home, three levels with four bedrooms.  A 1000 gallon buried propane tank provides heat throughout.   In addition, a woodstove can be used to heat the main level and top floor.  The bedrooms are air conditioned, and the master has a Mitsubishi heat pump with heat and air for ultimate economic efficiency.   Average utility bills run $100.00 per month year round.  Satellite TV and AT&T internet keep you connected to modern life while otherwise living off the grid.   Long range, unobstructed views of the Smoky Mountains provide the owner with endless enjoyment and relaxation.    A selfsustaining raised garden bed system has been in use for years.   Two other dwellings provide long term rental income.  A small log home, 1BR 1 Bath is private both for you and the resident.  A 90 year old farm house built of cedar and heart pine serves as the other home. The home was built above two springs to provide a cool basement for a root cellar and storage of milk when refrigeration was not available.  Multiple out building dating to the early 1800s provide ample storage.  A large hand hewn log 4 stall barn houses the resident donkey.  A large hay loft and tractor storage finish off this classic old barn.   Multile springs exist throughout providing year round water for the pasture.Priced at $94,000 below April 2018 appraisal.

Property Type: 
For sale
Sold date: 
July 9, 2018
671 Black Bear Cove
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