Rabbit Creek Estates is a stunning property ideally suited for a buyer looking for a single, magnificent homesite or a developer wishing to create multiple homesites and includes:
· Excellent road frontage on Fred Dalton Road and Rabbit Creek Road.
· Two creeks flowing through the property with year-round water flow.
· High elevation homesites with expansive views of surrounding farms and mountains.
· Less than a 10-minute drive to Franklin’s town center with easy access off of US HWY 23 North.
· Pasture land and creeks on two-thirds of the property with majestic mature hardwoods on the remaining acreage.
Rabbit Creek Estates is located just minutes from downtown Franklin, North Carolina, which is the county seat of Macon County, North Carolina. Surrounded by the majestic Appalachian Mountains and Nantahala National Forest, Rabbit Creek Estates provides breathtaking views all around. This popular area is only an hour drive from Asheville, North Carolina, as well as Knoxville and Chattanooga, Tennessee. You can also take a short two-hour drive to Atlanta, Georgia. The enjoyable climate averages a refreshing 85 degrees in mid-summer as the high temperature with lows in the 60’s. Wintertime lows rarely dip below the upper teens.
The property has approximately 1000 feet of paved road frontage along Fred Dalton and Rabbit Creek Roads. There is one gated entrance from Fred Dalton Road. The majority of the property can be easily accessed by truck or all-wheel drive vehicle. There are smaller trails through the hardwood areas suitable to four-wheelers or similar all-terrain vehicle. Driving to the property is easy and convenient off of US Hwy 23, north of Franklin.
Rabbit Creek Estates property is currently being leased for cattle grazing and any visitor to the property will be eagerly greeted by the friendly Black Angus residents. The property is ideal for a subdivision with multiple home sites that takes advantage of the stately hardwoods that grace the highest elevations of the property and overlook the pastures and creeks below, with the beautiful mountains beyond.
Approximately a third of the property is comprised of timberland, which consists of mature and stately hardwood species. These trees offer significant market value, but harvesting should be limited since these magnificent trees form the ideal setting for homesites.