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Rest nestled along 400 feet of soothing water along Compass Creek. Our sun-infused retreat was built in 2008 with large cathedral windows, 2 Bedrooms with Queen beds and full baths, Loft with half-bath, two fireplaces, full kitchen, dining room and enclosed sun porch overlooking the creek from many directions. We have just finished a special hide out in the attic for the little ones and additional decks and lounging spaces for lazy moments. Decorated with eclectic art, handmade quilts and antiques to surround you with wonder.
Explore 27 pristine Appalachian Mountain acres on the property with rhododendron tunnels leading to horse logging trails and Forest Service Lands. Trout fishing twenty steps from the back door. Endless hours of creek dipping and fairy house building for the little ones in our enchanted woods. A large fire circle with log seats is laid next to the creek for late night storytelling.
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Refundable Damage Deposit$200
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We are located 15-20 minutes from both Hiawassee and Hayesville, 30 minutes from Blairsville and Murphy, 45 minutes from Franklin. We are also about 2 hours from Atlanta and 11/2 hours from Chatanooga.
Natural attractions and activities include: Whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River or Ocoee, Watersports and Fishing at Lake Chatuge, Hiking on countless trails and access to the Appalacian Trail and Mountain Biking at Jack Rabbit and Tsali a bit further away. Fireses Creek Recreation area provides picnicking, fishing, hiking, horse trails and back-packing opportunities.
Antiquing, 'picking' and shopping opportunities are limitless with excellent local shopping and entertainment on the square in Hayesville including two weekly farmer's markets in season. John C Campbell Folk School, The Georgia Mountain Fair and a bounty of festivals throughout the year. Spa and yoga opportunities are within a 20 minute drive.
Golf at The Ridges Resort 5 minutes away.
Free live entertainment abounds on the squares and frequently at local venues throughout the summer. The Peacock Playhouse and Licklog Players in Hayesville assures year-round live theatre in addition to Young Harris College and the Smoky Mountain Center in Franklin. Cinema is in Young Harris 25 minutes away.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We fell in love with the quiet beauty of Hayesville, Julie Mountain and the Tusquittee Valley after purchasing a vacation home nearby. We purchased this property as part of our lifetime dream of developing a place for rest, discernment and restoration for others after difficult journeys in life. Our ultimate plan is to develop this property into a place of retreat for families who have a child or parent with a serious illness. We are both retiring from the health care field and hope to continue to serve in a healing capacity to all who visit The Still Place on Compass Creek
Why the Owner Chose Tusquitee: Grace and patience brought us to this property. We had planned to actualize our dream at a farm in Florida. But after Dawn was diagnosed with Melanoma cattle ranching and farming in the hot Florida sun was no longer an option. After being unable to afford farm land in the Hayesville area this beautiful serene setting came on the market and as they say the rest shall be history as it unfolds. We hope you will be a part of layering this place with the love of your family and friends as we develop the property in the next several years.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Compass Creek is the true gem of this property for all ages. The soothing sound of the water is like a lullaby. The wild rainbow trout are more beautiful than any gem we might find in the ruby, sapphire and garnet laden hills surrounding us. Glimpsing the sparkle of the creek water from each of the rooms is sometimes breath-taking as the water dances around the rocks. The property is situated in a quiet, friendly community with access to trails on our 27 acre property and surrounding National Forest.