introducing shoal creek falls

Discover an extraordinary legacy property offering 1,372 acres of pristine natural beauty, including the breathtaking backdrop of Shoal Creek Falls. This remarkable estate boasts 1.8 miles of picturesque shoreline along the enchanting Lake Apalachia, sharing its frontage with the Nantahala National Forest and conveniently located minutes to the charming town of Murphy and two hours or less to Asheville, Atlanta, Chattanooga, and Knoxville.

Twelve miles of well-maintained gravel roads and underground electrical utilities lead to building sites overlooking serene Lake Apalachia, with its world-class trout fishing, tranquil atmosphere, and minimal recreational boat use due to its remote access points. This property offers abundant opportunities for development–explore the scenic roads and witness the potential of these prime building locations; whether it’s a nature preserve wellness retreat or a legacy tract for future generations, the options are infinite. There are no restrictions or conservation easements in place, offering potential tax benefits for conservation-minded buyers. Enjoy close proximity to the airport with a 5,500 foot runway that will accommodate private jets.

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"Introducing Shoal Creek Falls: A Majestic Legacy Property in Western North Carolina."


Property Features:

  • 1,372 acres
  • Expansive and private retreat
  • Shoal Creek Falls adds a stunning scenic backdrop
  • 1.8 miles of Lake Apalachia shoreline (and world-class trout fishing)
  • Secluded location within the Nantahala National Forest
  • Minutes to the charming town of Murphy, NC
  • Two-hour drive or less to Asheville, Atlanta, Chattanooga, and Knoxville
  • Well-maintained infrastructure accessible via 12 miles of well-maintained gravel roads
  • Underground electrical utilities in place
  • Prime building sites (multiple sites overlooking Lake Apalachia)
  • Recreational opportunities, such as hiking, biking, hunting, and fishing
  • Development potential as possible wellness retreat, legacy tract for future generations, or thoughtfully planned community
  • No restrictions or conservation easements in place
  • Tax benefits for conservation-minded buyers
  • Includes 3,000 square foot modern residence, charming barn, and smaller outbuildings
  • Close proximity to Western Carolina Regional Airport in Andrews, NC, with a 5,500-foot runway to accommodate private jets

Modern Residence Features:

  • Three Primary Suites & full baths, on all three floors
  • Quality custom-crafted home
  • Exposed timber framing & vaulted ceilings
  • Two-story stone fireplace with gas logs
  • Timber Frame construction with wood tongue and groove throughout
  • Entirely renovated throughout, including a modern kitchen and bathrooms
  • Walkout basement with family room, kitchenette & bar area, and additional bedroom
  • Gourmet kitchen with Viking appliances
  • Wine refrigerator
  • Custom cabinets throughout
  • Laundry room
  • Wood stove in basement
  • Large wood deck with great views of meadow and creek
  • Stone patio
  • Great views overlooking the pasture area along Shoal Creek

Distances from Shoal Creek Falls

Asheville – 134 miles
Atlanta – 126 miles
Chattanooga – 85 miles
Knoxville – 97 miles
Murphy – 26 miles
Western Carolina Regional Airport – 36 miles

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Greg Palombi
Broker | REALTOR®
m: 828.216.4037
Jay Lurie
Broker | REALTOR®
m: 828.216.8462