The Land Pioneer Site

Spectacular 1.21 Acre lot perched up by Lake Lure

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$8,500
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Description

This gorgeous residential lot is perched up on a hill side just above Lake Lure. This lot provides privacy while being within walking distance from the lake and the subdivisions resort. Just a short 10 minute walk or hop in your golf cart and take a nearby path through the woods to the resort to have dinner, watch football, play golf, swim, work out or to dip your toes into Lake Lure.

This is the perfect location to come build your dream home. Utilities are on the street and ready to go.

Come make this gorgeous 1.21 acre yours today, listed to sell at just $8,500. Call me at 858-261-7788 with any questions.

If you want to see this parcel in person, you can plug in the coordinates into your map Latitude:35.457818, Longitude:-82.185790

DIRECTIONS:

From the intersection of Hwy 25 and I-240, head West on I-240 (also I-70) and take exit 4A onto US 19/23 North toward Woodfin/Weaverville. Take Exit 9 and turn right to stay on US 19/23 North to Burnsville/Spruce Pine. Continue for about 13 miles on 19 which turns into 19E. Turn right onto Baker’s Creek Road (0.1 mile past River Look Drive). Follow Baker’s Creek Road almost to the end about 2.5 miles and you will see our sign on the right.

Welcome to your new homesite! This property at a glance:

Acreage: 1.21 acres
Assessed Value: $25,200.00 (priced $16,700 below the assessed)

Annual Property Tax: $406.18

HOA Dues: $232/mo

HOA Amenities: Access to Resort 36 Championship Golf Course, Salon & Spa, Restaurant (4 distinct dining experiences), Sports, Pool, Fitness Center and Boat Slip (additional) plus much more. https://www.rumblingbald.com/blog/ownership-benefits/

Property Information

Parcel Size

1.21

State

North Carolina

County

Rutherford

Nearest Cities

Lake Lure

Parcel #

1625020

Features

Acres

1.21

Acres

County

Rutherford

County

Access

Dirt Road

Access

Power

City Power

Power

Water

Well

Water

Zoning

Residential

Zoning

Nearby Attractions/City

Lake Lure

History

In 1902, Dr. Lucius B. Morse and his brothers Hiram and Asahel purchased 64 acres (0.26 km2) around Chimney Rock (within present-day Chimney Rock State Park) for $5,000. They later acquired enough land in the area to bring the total to 8,000 acres (32 km2). Lucius Morse’s wife Elizabeth is credited with naming the lake (and the town).[5] Included in the area that became the lake, according to a blog entry by Russ Meade, was the town of Buffalo, believed to have been named for a nearby mountain that resembled a buffalo.[6]

In 1925, the Morse family created Carolina Mountain Power Company and funded the construction of a dam on the Broad River (through a mortgage) which produced the lake after which the town is named. The full impoundment of Lake Lure was completed in 1927. At ordinary water levels, Lake Lure covers approximately 720 acres (2.9 km2) and has a shoreline of approximately 27 miles (43 km). The dam’s power plant began operations in 1928 with the sale of electricity under a 10-year contract to Blue Ridge Power Co., a local predecessor of Duke Power.

In 1929, the plans for development came to a halt with the advent of the Great Depression. A mortgage-holder, Stroud & Company of Philadelphia, foreclosed on the lake and the dam. Stroud owned them and the power the dam generated until 1965. In 1963, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted the legislation that authorized the Town of Lake Lure to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring the assets from Stroud. The dam, power company, and real estate of Lake Lure were acquired by the Town of Lake Lure in 1965.[5]

In modern times, the town continues to sell electricity to Duke Energy, although profits from the dam now come second to maintaining a fixed water level year-round. Recreation and tourism have become crucial to the town’s economy.

In 1999, Pine Gables was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1930204
19402123.9%
1950174−17.9%
196023333.9%
197045695.7%
19804887.0%
199069141.6%
20001,02748.6%
20101,19216.1%
2019 (est.)1,154[2]−3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,027 people, 495 households, and 359 families residing in the town. The population density was 75.6 people per square mile (29.2/km2). There were 1,957 housing units at an average density of 144.1 per square mile (55.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.27% White, 1.46% African American, 0.29% Asian, 0.19% Native American, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.10% of the population.

There were 495 households, out of which 10.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.38.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 10.4% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 14.1% from 25 to 44, 35.9% from 45 to 64, and 36.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,417, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $39,464 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,459. About 4.9% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.7% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

Geography

Lake Lure is located at 35°26′41″N 82°11′28″W.[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 14.8 square miles (38 km2), of which, 13.6 square miles (35 km2) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) of it (8.11%) is water.Panorama of Lake Lure

Notable people

  • Verda Welcome, Maryland educator and politician, was born in Lake Lure.

Filming location

The Lake Lure area has been used several times as a filming location, beginning with Thunder Road (1958). Other movies that include scenes filmed in or near Lake Lure are: A Breed Apart (1984), Firestarter (1984), Dirty Dancing (1987), and My Fellow Americans (1996). Scenes in the film The Last of the Mohicans (1992), including the final 17 minutes, were filmed at nearby Chimney Rock and Hickory Nut Gorge.[10] Also, Careful What You Wish For (2015) starring Nick Jonas was filmed here.

Spectacular 1.21 Acre lot perched up by Lake Lure

This gorgeous residential lot is perched up on a hill side just above Lake Lure. This lot provides privacy while being within walking distance from the lake and the subdivisions resort. Just a short 10 minute walk or hop in your golf cart and take a nearby path through the woods to the resort to have dinner, watch football, play golf, swim, work out or to dip your toes into Lake Lure.

Payment Options

Cash Price

$8,500
Reserve Now

Description

This gorgeous residential lot is perched up on a hill side just above Lake Lure. This lot provides privacy while being within walking distance from the lake and the subdivisions resort. Just a short 10 minute walk or hop in your golf cart and take a nearby path through the woods to the resort to have dinner, watch football, play golf, swim, work out or to dip your toes into Lake Lure.

This is the perfect location to come build your dream home. Utilities are on the street and ready to go.

Come make this gorgeous 1.21 acre yours today, listed to sell at just $8,500. Call me at 858-261-7788 with any questions.

If you want to see this parcel in person, you can plug in the coordinates into your map Latitude:35.457818, Longitude:-82.185790

DIRECTIONS:

From the intersection of Hwy 25 and I-240, head West on I-240 (also I-70) and take exit 4A onto US 19/23 North toward Woodfin/Weaverville. Take Exit 9 and turn right to stay on US 19/23 North to Burnsville/Spruce Pine. Continue for about 13 miles on 19 which turns into 19E. Turn right onto Baker’s Creek Road (0.1 mile past River Look Drive). Follow Baker’s Creek Road almost to the end about 2.5 miles and you will see our sign on the right.

Welcome to your new homesite! This property at a glance:

Acreage: 1.21 acres
Assessed Value: $25,200.00 (priced $16,700 below the assessed)

Annual Property Tax: $406.18

HOA Dues: $232/mo

HOA Amenities: Access to Resort 36 Championship Golf Course, Salon & Spa, Restaurant (4 distinct dining experiences), Sports, Pool, Fitness Center and Boat Slip (additional) plus much more. https://www.rumblingbald.com/blog/ownership-benefits/

Property Information

Parcel Size

1.21

State

North Carolina

County

Rutherford

Nearest Cities

Lake Lure

Parcel #

1625020

Features

Acres

1.21

Acres

County

Rutherford

County

Access

Dirt Road

Access

Power

City Power

Power

Water

Well

Water

Zoning

Residential

Zoning

Nearby Attractions/City

Lake Lure

History

In 1902, Dr. Lucius B. Morse and his brothers Hiram and Asahel purchased 64 acres (0.26 km2) around Chimney Rock (within present-day Chimney Rock State Park) for $5,000. They later acquired enough land in the area to bring the total to 8,000 acres (32 km2). Lucius Morse’s wife Elizabeth is credited with naming the lake (and the town).[5] Included in the area that became the lake, according to a blog entry by Russ Meade, was the town of Buffalo, believed to have been named for a nearby mountain that resembled a buffalo.[6]

In 1925, the Morse family created Carolina Mountain Power Company and funded the construction of a dam on the Broad River (through a mortgage) which produced the lake after which the town is named. The full impoundment of Lake Lure was completed in 1927. At ordinary water levels, Lake Lure covers approximately 720 acres (2.9 km2) and has a shoreline of approximately 27 miles (43 km). The dam’s power plant began operations in 1928 with the sale of electricity under a 10-year contract to Blue Ridge Power Co., a local predecessor of Duke Power.

In 1929, the plans for development came to a halt with the advent of the Great Depression. A mortgage-holder, Stroud & Company of Philadelphia, foreclosed on the lake and the dam. Stroud owned them and the power the dam generated until 1965. In 1963, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted the legislation that authorized the Town of Lake Lure to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring the assets from Stroud. The dam, power company, and real estate of Lake Lure were acquired by the Town of Lake Lure in 1965.[5]

In modern times, the town continues to sell electricity to Duke Energy, although profits from the dam now come second to maintaining a fixed water level year-round. Recreation and tourism have become crucial to the town’s economy.

In 1999, Pine Gables was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1930204
19402123.9%
1950174−17.9%
196023333.9%
197045695.7%
19804887.0%
199069141.6%
20001,02748.6%
20101,19216.1%
2019 (est.)1,154[2]−3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,027 people, 495 households, and 359 families residing in the town. The population density was 75.6 people per square mile (29.2/km2). There were 1,957 housing units at an average density of 144.1 per square mile (55.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.27% White, 1.46% African American, 0.29% Asian, 0.19% Native American, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.10% of the population.

There were 495 households, out of which 10.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.38.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 10.4% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 14.1% from 25 to 44, 35.9% from 45 to 64, and 36.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,417, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $39,464 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,459. About 4.9% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.7% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

Geography

Lake Lure is located at 35°26′41″N 82°11′28″W.[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 14.8 square miles (38 km2), of which, 13.6 square miles (35 km2) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) of it (8.11%) is water.Panorama of Lake Lure

Notable people

Filming location

The Lake Lure area has been used several times as a filming location, beginning with Thunder Road (1958). Other movies that include scenes filmed in or near Lake Lure are: A Breed Apart (1984), Firestarter (1984), Dirty Dancing (1987), and My Fellow Americans (1996). Scenes in the film The Last of the Mohicans (1992), including the final 17 minutes, were filmed at nearby Chimney Rock and Hickory Nut Gorge.[10] Also, Careful What You Wish For (2015) starring Nick Jonas was filmed here.