A very unique home and railroad is now available to the discriminating rail
fan. A crown jewel in the heart of the beautiful, cool, serene, Blue Ridge
Mountains of northwest North Carolina, nestled among thousands of acres of
forest with abundant wild life. An electronic entrance gate assures you more privacy.
The totally remodeled, furnished, five bedroom, 3 bath home (plus office),
has two kitchens with all new cabinets, granite counter tops, and stainless
steel appliances (second kitchen is in the basement with additional dining
area, as well as video and DVD viewing area). Your typical morning might
begin on the beautiful 12x25' deck having coffee while overlooking the
The work shop has seven storage tracks with work bench for your 7.5” gauge
equipment, a wood shop with radial arm saw, jointer planer, drill press,
welder, generator, lawnmower, grinder, miscellaneous tools, lots of storage
and baseboard heating. Two double car carports will shelter your vehicles
(one covers the loading / unloading area with the hydraulic lift).
The railroad, (30 yrs. in the making) consists of 2,500' of mainline track
(5,000' round trip), 5 passing tracks, 5 trestles, (one is over 12' high), a
32' steel bridge, and a tunnel under the driveway. The bi-directional track
has a signal system with crossing lights and bells. There is also a
beautiful station with both waiting room and restroom, and an engine house
for the neighbor's equipment storage. Another scenic station greets you at
the half way point. The track will challenge you with up to 4% grades in
Nearby cities include Boone, Wilkesboro, and Jefferson with wonderful
restaurants and shopping. Airports are located in nearby Charlotte and
Approximately 200 feet of track is on a neighbor's property, who will grant
you operating rights in return for yours.
Reduced to $289,000 OBO Qualified buyers may contact us using the form
below (additional photos are available upon request) or call 336 973 4647
(h) 305 505 0965 (c).