Bear Cliff is a mixed residential community with single-family waterfront and interior residential lots, as well as townhomes. Shared amenities include a camping area and a marina with a general store and leased boat slips. Situated on the northwest end of the lake in McDowell County, Bear Cliff is just 10 minutes from the town of Marion.
A stunning gated community on the northwestern edge of Lake James, Bear Cliff is the place to relax in the peaceful surroundings. The scenery and recreation are fabulous as the Blue Ridge Mountains loom overhead. The established rural neighborhood features mountain homes, large lots with variable terrain, fishing ponds, Bear Creek Marina, and splendid long-range views.
Bear Cliff features the wooded seclusion on Lake James about 10 minutes north of Marion in McDowell County, North Carolina. It is about an hour from Asheville Airport and Charlotte International Airport.
Details – Bear Cliff Real Estate
The subdivision has been phased in over time and includes over 75 lots. These gorgeous lots include properties ranging from approximately 0.75 acres to 40 acres. Prices depend on size, geography, and placement of lots near the water. Rolling hills, level areas, and steep terrain are all present at here. Today’s prices range from $50,000 to $375,000 per parcel.
Developed properties show off beautiful single family mountain homes, cabins, duplexes and townhomes. Prices range from about $175,000 to $600,000.
Streets and cul-de-sacs include Bear Cliff Drive, Bear Cliff Village Drive, Lake Crest Drive, Marina Drive, Graystone Drive, Bear Cliff Circle, and others.
Amenities – Bear Cliff Subdivision
The waterfront community welcomes residents and guests through a gated entrance. There are three fishing ponds and a camping area. It also accesses Bear Creek Marina, general store, and restaurant, hiking trails, tennis facilities, etc. Boat slips may be leased. Vacant lots may require well and septic systems. Bear Cliff is a deed restricted residential subdivision. Annual HOA dues are under $500.
Marion NC Communities
“Where Main Street Meets the Mountains,” the historic community of Marion, North Carolina is home to about 10,000 residents. The city has every service needed on a day to day basis: excellent shops, restaurants, medical facilities, events, recreation, and friendly activities such as arts and crafts and community theater. The cost of living is below the national average. Marion has been acclaimed as one of the Best Places to Retire.
Other nearby lake subdivisions on the northwest side of Lake James include Sunset Point, Black Forest, 1780, and Old Wildlife Club.
Public school students attend Nebo Elementary, East McDowell Middle, and McDowell High School. Private and parochial schools are also located in the area. McDowell Early College is another option.
Take Interstate 40 to Exit 86. Go north on Highway 226N/221N. Turn right on Hankins Road. Turn left on Lake James Road and take a right at the entrance to Bear Cliff. It is approximately 40 minutes east of Asheville airport and an hour west of Charlotte International Airport.
For more information about Lake James lots and homes in Bear Cliff, don’t hesitate to call Lake James Real Estate, Inc 828-584-9999 or Email: email@example.com for a personal tour of the lake and its communities – on foot or by boat. We’d be happy to show you around. (Hey, we’re always looking for an excuse to get out on the Lake.)