When searching for a beautiful private setting in the mountains, under 5 miles from town is probably not one of your expectation. This property offers the seclusion property owners desire while being conveniently located just minutes from Historic Downtown Ellijay off of Hwy 515.
This listing is all about the land, 127+ acres with water throughout, open fields, multiple gardens ,tall timbers, and a private road for hiking or mountain biking. Before I paint that picture, lets talk about the structures. The Pre-fab log cabin style home with additions needs some finishing and TLC. One end of the home features a bar area with great room and half bath. The staircase above leads to the unfinished master bedroom suite with full bath and large balcony. The other end of the home has a sun porch, living area with pine flooring and a stone chimney, around to large eat in kitchen area, laundry room and another half-bath on main floor. Separate staircase upstairs leads to an additional 3 bedrooms and full bath. The basement offers a drive in garage, additional storage and a finished room perfect for a billiard room or man cave. Home has large screened in porch, and open back deck. The separate workshop building has been made into a full dojo and workout area complete with padded flooring. Owner will leave all equipment with full price offer and contractual agreement. Upper level has been framed and wired for a loft to be added. Take down paneling to reveal additional windows and french doors which would open to future deck. This building would make a great guest house. Lower level offer additional storage, has a kitchen area and a locker room set up with 2 toilet stalls, urinal, 2 shower stalls and a tile SAUNA!
Now the land. We begin our tour as we pass over Little Turniptown Creek and enter the private gate to the left. Here we bask in the full sunlight of the large open field which leads to an outdoor stage complete with power. Keep and eye out for arrowheads and pottery pieces that tell the history of the land. This area would be ideal for year round entertaining, garden areas or a vineyard, or even solar farming. Cross over the foot bridge to find another field and round the bend to the man made pond ready to be stocked with catfish for private fishing. Traveling past the pond through the next nice yard area, we find a trail hidden in the fern patch. Follow the trail through the woods to discover Historic Old Northcutt Road. The road has been put on historic conservation to preserve the nature of the property. Travel left into the wilderness or a short distance to the right leads you back home. Behind the house are multiple raised beds built into the retaining wall featuring a stone thrown built for a master to admire his homestead. Past these beds is a small deck with benches perfect for grilling out with family and friends. The yard of the home has established gardens, trees and grape vines in place. Another small foot bridge leads to multiple raised beds with irrigation system in place.
This property is filled with all of the natural beauty and history Gilmer County has to offer. Contact me for a tour and discover the true potential of one of the last large lots so close to downtown!