Lot 7 Hamish Drive West Jefferson, NC 28694
Beautiful 10-plus acre tract located 10 minutes from West Jefferson with a spacious common area on the historic New River. Lot 7 is located at the end of the road with a flat area that would be a great building site. There are long-range views and seasonal views of the New River. Rest assured views of the nearby ridge are protected as you are looking directly at the Elk Shoals section of the New River St. Park system. You'll enjoy the beauty and relaxation of the common area with a gazebo and steps right into the river. This unique opportunity is for the Buyer that wants space from neighbors and the exclusivity of living in a small community. The Skye Ridge community has only 10 lots all between 8 and 12 acres. Skye Ridge is centrally located between West Jefferson and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Hiking, bike riding, and scenic overlooks are close by. Come experience mountain living at its finest in a convenient location. The owner is in process of obtaining a 4 Bedroom Septic Permit. Lot has recently been surveyed. Underground utilities including fiber optic internet are already installed to the lot. An appointment is needed to access the community.
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If you’re on the hunt for a quiet mountain community with a relaxed pace of life, you’ll find your perfect match in West Jefferson. Located in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, sits the quiet community of West Jefferson. Best known for its eclectic arts district, art lovers can easily get lost in West Jefferson’s numerous art events and festivals.
Real Estate in West Jefferson, NC
Many find West Jefferson to be the perfect destination for a second home or retirement spot. Positioned in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, residents and tourists find the mix of outdoor recreation, coupled with a lively arts scene and bustling downtown to be a perfect mix. The median home value in West Jefferson, NC is $162,100.
Lifestyle and Attractions
Outdoor enthusiasts will be in heaven in West Jefferson, where you can hike, bike and drive through the Blue Ridge Parkway until your heart’s content. Take a break from hiking to explore the charming downtown where you’ll be met with a vibrant arts scene, quaint shops and plenty of yummy eateries.
Don’t forget to explore the oldest cheese plant in the U.S., Ashe County Cheese, where visitors can tour the facility and even watch cheese being made.Today, Ashe County Cheese remains one of the biggest tourist attractions in North Carolina.
Residents and tourists alike claim the Farmers’ Market and Boonedocks Brewing as town favorites.
Nearby Schools and Higher Education
Many West Jefferson school-aged children attend Ashe County Public Schools.
The opportunities for higher education close to West Jefferson are endless— from the Ashe Campus Wilkes Community College, to Appalachian State University, there’s something for all personalities and learning preferences.
Lees-McRae College and East Tennessee State University are also wonderful options, boasting beautiful campuses. For West Jefferson residents looking for a higher education experience a little farther from home, Emory & Henry is an excellent choice, as well.
Located in Ashe County, West Jefferson was established in 1915. Over time, the town grew in size, thanks in part, to the Northwest Railroad making West Jefferson one of its major stops. Later in the 1930’s, Kraft Cheese was established in Ashe County, which further helped to advance growth in the quiet community.
The Northwest Railroad, otherwise known as the Virginia Creeper made its last run to the town in 1977, and as a result, the town experienced a brief downturn.
In the early 1990s, business leaders banded together, determined to save the town. Community leaders and volunteers worked hard to develop a rich art scene to help promote West Jefferson as a tourist destination, making it quite the travel destination today.
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