UNDER CONTRACT!! 12.59 Acre Wooded Residential Building Lot in Gates County NC!

Looking for an affordable building site with a little elbow room? This tract is right for you! Enjoy a huge wooded lot, off the main road but close to amenities. Got kids in High School? Perfect! The Gates County High School is a few hundred yards away. Choose from 7 different lots of varied sizes all being offered at unbelievable prices, call Billy McOwen at 252-305-6720 today!

12.59 ac Wooded Residential Building Lot in Gates County NC! Located off Soney Lane on the North side of Gates County Commerce Center, these offerings are all wooded, with road frontage and ready for your next home. Got kids in school, teriffic, the Gates County High School is literally right across the street. Enjoy Friday night football games under the lights just a few hundred yards away. The Gates County Commerce Center is the anchor for future development in Gatesville. With the recently expanded State Employees Credit Union, and attractive pricing on other commercial lots there is plenty of room for growth. Imagine being tucked away in the woods and having all the amenities you need within walking distance to your house. This location is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors and want to live in an area surrounded by natural beauty.

If you enjoy the outdoors and all it has to offer, Merchants Mill Pond State Park is right down the road. An “enchanted forest,” primitive species of fish relatively unchanged over millions of years, towering bald cypress trees with massive trunks, luxuriant growths of Spanish moss. This is Merchants Millpond State Park. Here, coastal pond and southern swamp forest mingle, creating one of North Carolina’s rarest ecological communities. Together with upland forests, these environments create a haven for wildlife and humanity alike. Escape the hectic pace of life and find sanctuary in a canoe. Drift along the smooth, dark surface of the millpond and savor the many sights and sounds that come alive in the stillness of the forest. Journey into remote and undisturbed Lassiter Swamp, a place that embodies the spirit of adventure, and see what you can discover. If canoeing is not for you, fish for game species. Choose from an assortment of camping opportunities or enjoy a picnic beside the millpond. The remarkable surroundings of Merchants Millpond State Park lend themselves to a variety of activities.

The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is also nearby. It was established in 1974 to protect the unique ecosystem of the Great Dismal Swamp. It includes over 111,000-acres of forested wetlands, with Lake Drummond, a 3,100-acre lake, at its heart. The Great Dismal Swamp has long been considered a place of natural beauty, mystery, and legend. The swamp is an integral part of the cultural history of the region and remains a place of refuge for both wildlife and people. The eastern side of the refuge is bound by the Dismal Swamp Canal, operated by the Army Corps of Engineers. Along the western border of the refuge is access to over 30 miles of hiking trails in the northwest portion of the refuge. Cypress, black gum, maple, Atlantic white cedar, and pine are the predominant tree species found on the refuge and support the wildlife within. Many mammal species, including black bear, bobcat, otter, and weasel along with over 70 species of reptiles and amphibians call the swamp home. More than 200 bird species can be seen at the swamp throughout the year, while 96 of those are known to nest on the refuge.

For more information about this and other Land For Sale in Gates County NC, Call Billy McOwen at 252-305-6720, or email bmcowen@mossyoakproperties.com or for more information on this listing to include aerial photos and maps you can look us up on the web at www.moplandman.com.


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  • Property Features

    • Property State: North Carolina 
    • County: Gates 
    • Residential:
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    • Price: $59,900 
  • Additional Information

    • Address: Off Soney Lane, Gatesville, NC 27938 
    • Acreage: 12.59 
    • MOPLS ID: 53423 
  • About the Agent

    Andrew Walters is an experienced land specialist who enjoys spending time outdoors. He is the Broker-In-Charge of the Greenville officewhere he manages the daily sales operations. He has developed a track record of being able to sell properties for top dollar in a timely manner. His passion for the outdoors was the driving force that led him to North Carolina State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology with a concentration in Wildlife Science in 2014. He was the President of the NCSU Quality Deer Management Association club. He is a freelance outdoor writer and has had over a dozen featured articles in the Wildlife in NC magazine, Quality Whitetails, as well as, Mossy Oak Gamekeepers. He is also a major contributor to the Mossy Oak Properties NC Land and Farms weekly blog, the Management Minute. His extensive knowledge of wildlife management and tree species provides him the unique ability to help clients manage their property to maximum potential. Andrew also specializes in rural residential properties as well as real estate involved in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Contact Andrew today to find out how he can help you find and manage your next dream property.
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