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North Toe River Retreat on High Cliff Dr

427 High Cliff Dr, Green Mountain, NC
Status: Active
Property Type
Cattle Ranch
Equestrian Property
Hunting Land
Mountain Land
Recreational Land
River Frontage
117.71 acres
Yancey, NC
List Date
Jun 15, 2023
Introducing- North Toe River Retreat, 117 Acres situated on the south bank of the North Toe River in Yancey County, NC. A extremely diverse and gem of a property, this one is a must see! This offering is unique and offers deeded river access, sprawling meadows, old growth timber, and improvements. Schedule your tour Today! Land Situated on the south bank of the North Toe River, in Yancy county NC, lies a special and very unique 117.71 +/- acres. This tract has served its owners well with its diversity in aesthetics’ and soil types. There is well over 6+/- acres of pasture land that is dotted with old structures from days gone by. There are 2 creeks that flow out of the hills. There are 2 separate knobs one reaching almost 3000’ and the other at 2800’ on opposing sides . This crux of this property is situated in a valley between the two high elevations with soil types deemed suitable for limited farming. This tract offers a trifecta of outdoors activity. The owner could chase deer and turkey as well as fishing right from your own deeded and private property.  Accompanied with this recreation is the spectacular view from the potential home sites at the top of the pasture. Improvements The post and beam constructed gazebo’s location offers outstanding views with the serenity of the river flowing below. This structure is strategically located overlooking a pond and the river from the hills above. The southern view from the gazebo overlooks the pasture land sloping upwards to the south property line. The property has over an 800’ elevation change and offers great opportunities to explore the old structures including a barn with old stalls for animals. an old hay barn, and even an old house that may even be salvageable. This tract is littered with various age and classes of timber. It includes some large hardwoods and scattered pine. Old logging trails and other animal trails offer access to a large portion of the tract. The elevation changes offer an amazing opportunity to explore and seek out natures best kept secrets for those willing to take the challenge. The property is service from a deeded easement over High Cliff Drive and it is a private road. Though maintenance is the responsibility of the land owner, this road is in decent shape. The property appears to have been fenced in the past and if that is important for your use it may take a little TLC to get them back in shape. A previous owner constructed a beautiful Gazebo type outdoor recreation structure from Post and Beams. There are 2 complete bathrooms with showers, a well, hot water heater, and an indoor kitchen area. The structure will need some TLC to be brought back to full functionality. This is the perfect parcel to build your mountain home, create a camping or glamping venue and enjoy all the recreation this tract has to offer. You could fish, swim, sit and enjoy the rivers edge or explore the meadows and pasture. You could hike the trails and the old logging roads or have a picnic at the top while gazing into the scenery below. There is a great country store just across the river that can provide you with fuel, gas, snacks, drinks and many other items that you may need for your stay. If you are looking for a true unique mountain river tract, this is a must see. Schedule your qualified showing today.     Recreation This property boast deeded access to the North Toe River of over 1100  feet.  Owners will appreciate the opportunity to enjoy various water-based activities such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and even swimming in the refreshing river waters. The North Toe River flows 73 miles westerly through Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey counties. It is the headwaters of the Nolichucky River and a tributary in the French Broad river basin. It begins at its source at Sugar Gap which is between Bald mountain and Sugar Mountain. Sugar Mountain is in the Pisgah National Forest where the feeder streams originate. The name of the river ” Toe” is taken from its original name Estatoe, pronounced ‘S – ta – toe’, a native American name associated with the Estatoe trade route leading down from the North Carolina mountains through Brevard Regarding fishing opportunities, the North Toe River and its tributaries provide excellent fishing experiences. The river is heavily stocked with trout by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and is known for good trout fishing, particularly rainbow trout and brown trout. Anglers can enjoy fly fishing, spin casting, and bait fishing for these trout species and  the river is home to a variety of other fish species, including  bass, and catfish. The river’s cool, clear waters, combined with its natural habitat and healthy fish populations, make it a popular destination for enthusiast.  All anglers should consult and understand the state wildlife regulations before heading out to fish. Location This property is only 25 minutes from Burnsville, and an hour to the Ashville International Airport.
Listing Agent
Philip Leabo Leabo
Deer Creek 172 Early
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