REDUCED! 87 Acres of Development and Farm Land For Sale in Lee County NC!

Beautiful Woodland close to Sanford NC in Lee County, with development and mini farm potential.

This tract is eighty-seven acres of six to eight-year-old cut-over timber with areas of twenty-five to thirty-year-old loblolly pine scattered throughout the tract.  Most of the timber that is growing back in the cut-over area of the property is scattered loblolly pine with various soft and hard hardwoods.  The topography of the property is slightly rolling.  There is road frontage with two access points on Hwy 42 and there is also an access off Tempting Church Road.  The soils on this property are all well drained.  This property could be used for recreational hunting for deer and small game.  The Deep River, near Sanford, and Jordan Lake provide recreational opportunities for camping, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming.  The highest and best use of this property would be for development of a subdivision or it could be subdivided into 10 acre mini-farms.  The property is zoned RA, which is Residential and Agriculture.  Lee county provides county water to this area and wells are acceptable.  There is power coming into the property by an overhead power line.

This property is located five miles west of Sanford, North Carolina on Hwy 42 and Tempting Church Road in Lee County.  Sanford is a quaint, mid-sized city of approximately 29,000 people in Lee County with a small-town feel.  It is the county seat of Lee County.  The Temple Theater, Carolina’s Center for the Performing Arts is located in a restored 1920’s vaudeville venue that draws 30,000 theater goers annually.  There is also a vibrant arts scene with potters, artisans, and the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra. Sanford is also known as the brick capital of the United States. It is approximately 40 minutes to Raleigh, North Carolina via US 1, 40 minutes to Ft Bragg/Fayetteville via NC 87 and one hour to Greensboro via US 421.  The North Carolina Zoo is in Asheboro, NC, which is approximately one hour from Sanford.

For more information on this and other Development and Farm Land For Sale in Lee County NC, contact Eric Williams at 252-394-6997, by email at, or visit our website at


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  • Property Documents

  • Property Features

    • Property State: North Carolina 
    • County: Lee 
    • Timberland:
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    • Price: $435,000 
  • Additional Information

    • Acreage: 87 
    • Address: 0 Tempting Church Road Sanford, NC 27330 
  • About the Agent

    Andrew Walters is an Edgecombe County native and married his wife, Noelle, in 2015. From waterfowl hunting in Nebraska, to turkey hunting in New York, and deer hunting in North Carolina, Andrew is an avid outdoorsman. 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 and equestrian properties, for clients looking for a home on acreage. He has developed a track record of being able to sell properties for top dollar in a timely manner. His rapid success at Mossy Oak Properties earned him the accolade of “Best New Agent” across NC, SC, and VA in 2016. Contact Andrew today to find out how he can help you find and manage your next dream property.
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