The Ridge at Watauga Lake

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Blowing Rock Investment Properties

The Ridge at Watauga Lake is a hidden gem nestled in the countryside high above the lake's shores. "The Ridge" combines watauga lake the pristine pastoral beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains with the laid back community atmosphere that his part of the world is famous for.

Watauga Lake sits 1,959 feet above sea level and is 10.05 square miles although only 47 miles of shoreline are privately owned as the shoreline is very steep in most places. The winding mountain roads that you must take in order to get to the lake keep it a well kept local secret. While the lake is located in Tennessee, it  is only 3 miles from the North Carolina border. Watauga Lake is 15 miles from Mountain City, Tennessee and only 22 miles from Boone, NC.

"The Ridge" is only minutes from the Pioneer Landing Marina, the eastern most marina on Watauga Lake. There you'll find activities swatauga lakeuch as swimming, fishing, boating, and water skiing. They also offer a campground and boat slips are available to rent.

While still in the development phases, "The Ridge" will boast a clubhouse with pool and tennis courts, hiking trails and a  community area with rustic turn-key cabins. There are 73 lots in all. Lot sizes range from half and acre to 3 acres and the views range from pastoral to long range and lake views.

All roads will be paved and each lot will be hooked into city water and have DSL capability and underground utilities.

Watauga Lake is the ultimate escape away from your daily and weekly toils and The Ridge offers this great escape along with laid back mountain living at it's finest. Come and see for yourself!the ridge at watauga lake


Comments (2)

Vicki Burton
Southport Realty-Southport, North Carolina - Southport, NC
A local Buyer's Agent - Southport NC Real Estate

This looks gorgeous. All of it. I've never been to Watauga Lake. Looks like I may have to paln a trip across the border!

Feb 14, 2009 05:42 AM
Blowing Rock Real Estate Boone Real Estate
Blowing Rock Investment Properties - Blowing Rock, NC

Thanks Vicki. The pictures aren't lying, it really is that pretty out there. It's actually only about 10 minutes across the border so you wouldn't have to travel too far.

Feb 16, 2009 01:10 AM