Iron Horse Farm is 282+/- acres in far western North Carolina nestled quietly in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Murphy, NC. This farm is a pastoral mountain retreat that boasts 100+/- acres of gently rolling grasslands, a feature not regularly found in this mountainous region. Currently, the property manages a small herd of cattle, but is used more for the owners equestrian interests. Just next to the main home at the neck of a hollow is a 1.5-acre clear mountain pond used regularly for refreshing summertime swims or fishing for stocked trout. Iron Horse is well improved and includes a 3,188+/- square foot owners home, ample equestrian improvements, and a caretakers home among other improvements. There is a great trail system throughout the forested portions of the farm, and you are situated near lots of outdoor recreational opportunities that include Hiwassee Lake and the Ocoee and Hiwassee Rivers. Located at elevations of 1,700 to 2,000 feet, the climate is very pleasant, and the farm offers some highly sought-after seasonal weather. Considered a picturesque Appalachian Mountain town, Murphy is only 30 minutes from the property.
~ 282+/- acre pastoral farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, 30 minutes from Murphy, NC ~ Has 100+/- acres of open land, infrastructure and fencing for a proper equestrian and cattle operations ~ 3,188+/- square foot owners home, ample equestrian improvements, and a caretakers home among other improvements ~ Located at elevations of 1,700 to 2,000 feet ~ Water resources include a 1.5-acre pond and a mountain creek which runs through the center of the property ~ Well-managed trail system runs though the forested hills of farm ~ Nearby outdoor recreational opportunities include Hiwassee Lake, Ocoee and Hiwassee Rivers ~ Diversity of landscape and habitat promotes abundant white-tail deer and eastern turkey populations ~ Near the Hiwassee River, which features fantastic trout fishing and whitewater rafting