Chestnut Mountain


540+/- acres in Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina located 1.6 miles from US Highway 321 and 5.5 miles southeast of Lenoir. Mid-aged to mature-aged mixed hardwood and pine timber covers the entire tract providing new owner immediate and future income through timber harvests. Dominated by poplar, chestnut oak, white oak, and red oak varieties, and a lesser proportion of red maple, Virginia pine, pitch pine, sourwood, dogwood, hickory and beech. Miles of UTV, ATV, and hiking trails (see trail map.) There are 3 creeks on the property, 2 flowing East and 1 flowing West. Property has 180+/- feet of frontage at the end of Drag Strip Rd, a paved state maintained road with public water and power available. Long range views in all directions from Chestnut Mountain (1841 feet elevation) and Lick Mountain (1962 feet elevation). Zoning is RA-20 which allows 2 homes to be built per acre.


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Mountain retreat(s), timber production, hunting, investment, campground, ecotourism, carbon sequestration, conservation

Parcel Information & Price

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Property Features

  • 540+/- acres of timber
  • Mixed aged timber, providing immediate and future income through timber harvests
  • 1.6 mile drive to US Highway 321
  • RA-20 Zoned ~ 2x houses per acre can be built
  • Miles of interior ATV trails
  • Headwaters for 3 streams
  • Paved, public road frontage
  • Power available, adjacent to property
  • Public water available, adjacent to property
  • 2 mountaintops, each providing 360-degree long range views


  • 6.7 mile drive to Lenoir
  • 12.5 miles to Hickory
  • 19.4 miles to Morganton
  • 20 miles to Taylorsville
  • 22.7 miles to Conover
  • 26 miles to Blowing Rock

Property Maps

Directions & Coordinates

From Highway 321 at Walmart Neighborhood Market in Lenoir, NC, take Mt Herman Road north 1.2 miles continue on Drag Strip Road 1.0 miles, entrance to property on right.

35.87883946392822, -81.46390527137807

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336-749-8024, cell


Information taken from reliable sources and thought to be correct. Potential buyers should perform their own due diligence and verify all information.

540+/- acres Chestnut Mountain Tract Caldwell County, NC