Lonesome Valley

Western North Carolina
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Nestled in a canyon at the base of granite faced mountains, you'll find one of the area's most beautiful North Carolina mountain communities formerly known as The Jennings Farm. Today, it is named Lonesome Valley. The Jennings family started the first trout farm in the Eastern United States on this property. Meadows, streams, Trout Pond stocked with trophy size trout and Long Lake are some of the community's natural amenities surrounding the Cashiers NC homes for sale.

Cow Rock Mountain and Laurel Knob are the names of the granite mountains commanding attention, reaching up over 1,200 feet at Lonesome Valley. Rock climbers often can be seen in the distance challenging the two mountains, hoping to reach the summit for a glimpse of the Blue Ridge Mountain views and of one of the best mountain towns in North Carolina. There are 10 miles of groomed hiking trails of all skill levels inside the gated community leading to Panthertown Valley and Nantahala National Forest, part of the Land of Waterfalls. West Canyon Falls and East Canyon Falls are both 200 foot cascading waterfalls on property.

LONESOME VALLEY AMENITIES

  • Gated Entrance
  • 6,000 Square Foot Clubhouse
  • Fitness Center
  • Canyon Kitchen Restuarant
  • Two Private Lakes
  • Two Cascading Waterfalls
  • Community Garden
  • 10 Miles of Hiking Trails

Buyers searching for Cashiers NC homes for sale driving along Highway 64 towards Lake Toxaway will know they've arrived, when they see Lonesome's remarkable granite mountains off in the distance. The gated community is also home to Canyon Kitchen, a well known restaurant in Cashiers. The community's garden is located just beyond the gated entrance. Fresh grown herbs and vegetables are folded into the award winning cuisine served at the Canyon Kitchen. Award winning chef, John Fleer, grows vegetables and fruit in the gardens creating delicious masterpieces during the season when Canyon Kitchen is open which is May to October. Canyon Kitchen is located in the center of the valley showcasing stunning views of Cow Rock Mountain off the porch and of the spacious valley. Adjacent to Canyon Kitchen is Jennings Barn and the orchard. Great Meadow is the community's outdoor lawn where owners of mountain vacation homes at Lonesome gather to play volleyball and host social club activities. 

The hard gravel roads beyond the gated entrance lead you to Trout Pond and Long Lake, the community's water features. A boathouse, swim platform and rope swing are located on 5 acre Long Lake, a great place to canoe, kayak, fish, and swim. The attractive 6,000 square foot lodge-style clubhouse overlooks Long Lake and is where the fitness center and youth hall are located. Trout Pond is the community's trophy trout fly-fishing lake at Lonesome Valley. Additional amenities planned include an outdoor swimming pool, common amenities in North Carolina mountain communities. 

Of the 187 mountain vacation homes planned, approximately 18 homes have been built to date. Buyers searching for Cashiers NC homes for sale will find cottage homes here featuring Rustic Mountain Architecture overlooking Long Lake or homes facing Cow Rock and Laurel Knob priced just over $1 million. Lots for sale at Lonesome Valley begin the mid $100k's. Family estate size lots are available on the Lonesome Ridge. The gentle topography of Lonesome Valley is special. Property owners have stream views, rock faced mountain views, lake views, open meadow views or private wooded forest. Lonesome Valley is a debt free community funded by a private friendly investment. The closest best schools are Blue Ridge School, Summit Charter School, Blue Ridge Early College, and Highlands High School.   

Our real estate score for Lonesome Valley Cashiers North Carolina is 72.

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Lonesome ValleyYour score:96 / 100Reviews:2

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: Gail28774LV
Final amenity is in and financing is in good shape. We should have 17 homes in place by the end of the year.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Madison28774LV
The roads are now paved. The restaurant on site has acclaimed James Beard Chef John Fleer. Looking forward to more amenities as more property owners move in.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Average:96/100
Our Score:
Silver
72/100
Your Score:
Gold
96 / 100

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: Madison28774LV
The roads are now paved. The restaurant on site has acclaimed James Beard Chef John Fleer. Looking forward to more amenities as more property owners move in.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Average:96/100
Property Owner: Gail28774LV
Final amenity is in and financing is in good shape. We should have 17 homes in place by the end of the year.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100

Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
10miles
100/100
Nearest State Park:
24 miles
40/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
2 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
3 miles
80/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
45 miles
20/100
Nearest College:
24 miles
40/100
Nearest Landfill:
32 miles
100/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
43 miles
40/100
Nearest Odorous Facility:
29 miles
100/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
80/100
Community Parks:
60/100
Dining:
80/100
Fitness Center:
60/100
Lake:
60/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Walking Trails:
100/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
Yes
80/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
60/100
Street Lighting:
Underground
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
80/100
Architecture Style:
Mountain Rustic
Water:
Community
Sewer:
Community
Natural Gas:
No

Developer Credibility

Dick Jennings, Binford Jennings Seivers and Sally Jennings Eason are the owners of Lonesome Valley and began development of this gated North Carolina mountain community in 2005.

No negative news is found on the internet about the real estate developers or Lonesome Valley.

100/100

Sold Pricing

Mean Price (lot):
$462,000
Median Price (lot):
$450,000
Mode Price (lot):
$450,000
Number of homes built:
18
As of October 2012, there were 5 closed sales.
Pricing updated annually for prior 12-24 month period. Mean price is defined as average sold price, Median price as middle sold price and Mode price is defined as most often sold price.

Taxes

County:
Jackson
Real Estate:
0.0028%
Sales Tax:
7.75%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.3579%
Sales Tax: 7.4%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$1,790

Annual Club Membership Dues

Southeast Average
Golf: $7,612
Sport: $2,280
Social: $4,835

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Southeast Average
Golf: $37,891
Sport: $10,087
Social: $17,469

Community Scorecard

Our Score:
Silver
72/100
Your Score:
Gold
96 / 100

Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
10miles
100/100
Nearest State Park:
24 miles
40/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
2 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
3 miles
80/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
45 miles
20/100
Nearest College:
24 miles
40/100
Nearest Landfill:
32 miles
100/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
43 miles
40/100
Nearest Odorous Facility:
29 miles
100/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
80/100
Community Parks:
60/100
Dining:
80/100
Fitness Center:
60/100
Lake:
60/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Walking Trails:
100/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
Yes
80/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
60/100
Street Lighting:
Underground
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
80/100
Architecture Style:
Mountain Rustic
Water:
Community
Sewer:
Community
Natural Gas:
No

Developer Credibility

Dick Jennings, Binford Jennings Seivers and Sally Jennings Eason are the owners of Lonesome Valley and began development of this gated North Carolina mountain community in 2005.

No negative news is found on the internet about the real estate developers or Lonesome Valley.

100/100

Taxes

County:
Jackson
Real Estate:
0.0028%
Sales Tax:
7.75%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.3579%
Sales Tax: 7.4%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$1,790

Annual Club Membership Dues

Southeast Average
Golf: $7,612
Sport: $2,280
Social: $4,835

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Southeast Average
Golf: $37,891
Sport: $10,087
Social: $17,469