This property is a unique-sensitive thirty (30) acre tract having spectacular views. Additionally it's an âin-holdingâ being completely surrounded on all borders by the US National Nantahala Forest owned land, âa private 30 acre islandâ within the National Forest being a short twenty minute drive to either Highlands or Cashiers, North Carolina. A deeded ingress/egress easement traverses USFS owned land. Pristine streams flow through the tract their never having traversed privately owned land having originated on nearby Terrapin Mountain their being inhabited by native trout and the rare Chauga crayfish. The Chattooga River is nearby being a mile west of the easement entrance. In addition to the Ellicott Rock Wilderness Area the Chattooga River is a federally designated a Wild and Scenic River Corridor these two areas totaling in excess of 15,000 acres. Ellicott Rock was first identified-surveyed in 1811 by Andrew Ellicott as the sole common point of Georgia, North and South Carolina sharing a common corner.
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