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John Henline -
THE SETTLEMENT AT THOMAS
Be Active, Be Outdoors, Be At Home in this New Mountain Horse Community with a
Beautiful Equine Facility.
Only seven minutes to downtown Bryson City, a small mountain community with great
charm. One hour west of Asheville, and three hours to Charlotte and Atlanta.
The property adjoins the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with over 500 Miles of
trails just steps away. The equine facility includes over 28 acres of pasture, large barn, run in
sheds, arena and great parking for trailers.
Swain County WNC is for wilderness lovers, where only 18%
of the land is privately owned. Live here, and know that you will always have the open space you
Some of the old roads are used as trails which used to run through the park land
when it was inhabited, which are wide, and usually not steep. Many of these run along side the creeks.
There are other narrower trails, which often act as connectors, which can be steep and rocky, but the horse seem to
navigate them with no problems. There is some rim riding, not uncomfortably narrow, but these can easily be
avoided. There are also some wonderful views, especially in the winter when the leaves are gone. In
Spring the flowers are incredible and in the summer the leaf covering offers a wonderfully cool
riding environment. They ride all year long, as the Park does not permit hunting, but the weather offers
summer temperatures that are seldom above 85, and winter days in the 50's and 60's is perfect. It is
not necessary to trailer to the Park from our property; they can ride directly to the Thomas Divide Trail
For the person who prefers to stay on the property, they will shortly have a nice
riding arena, and gentle trails throughout the property. There is a large parking area for trailers with easy
access to the ring and the barn. Some of the individual home sites offer an area to keep your own horses, but
in most cases, they have kept the best horse pasture land in the valley for everyone to enjoy. Lots have been
positioned around the pasture so all can enjoy the view over it to the
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