1.52 ACRES IN GARRETT COUNTY, MARYLAND
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Located in unincorporated Garrett County near Deep Creek Lake, this lot sits in scenic Western Maryland amidst the Allegheny Mountains (the western flank of the Appalachian Mountains). The surrounding landscape includes rolling hills, scattered homes and forests. Nearby state forests include the Garrett State Forest and Shallow Falls State Park.
“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. president
The property has direct access via W Big Piney Drive.
The property is about 10 minutes to the Garrett State Forest, 30 minutes to Deep Creek Lake and 45 minutes to the Savage River State Forest. It is about 2 hours and 15 minutes to Pittsburgh and 3 hours and 15 minutes to Washington DC, an easy commute from both cities.
“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.” – Andrew Carnegie, billionaire industrialist
According to our research, there is no zoning code in effect on this lot, although a building permit is required. The Garrett County building code enforcement officer did mention that the lot appears to be buildable, but please contact Garrett County for information.
This lot is also located within an Opportunity Zone.
CASH DISCOUNT PURCHASE PRICE $5500 + $395 DOCUMENT FEE
We accept personal checks, cashier’s checks, money orders and Zelle.
SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE: $7150 + $395 DOCUMENT FEE
20% down with monthly payments of $299 at 0% APR. NO PREPAYMENT PENALTY. No credit checks.
TITLE AND USE
What you can or cannot legally do on the land is controlled by the local government, not by us or any seller. Please contact the county, providing them with the parcel number, to confirm zoning, access, and available utilities.
“Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” – Will Rogers, actor
ABOUT GARRETT COUNTY
Allegheny Mountains: The Allegheny Mountains rise to approximately 4,862 feet (1,483 m) in northeastern West Virginia. They are home to a range of ecosystems, including forests of red spruce, balsam fir, and mountain ash; hardwood forests; wetlands and bogs; and shrubland. Mammals in the Allegheny region include whitetail deer, flying squirrel, cottontail rabbit, gray foxes, red foxes and cave bats. Bobcat, snowshoe hare, wild boar and black bear are also found in the forests and parks of the Alleghenies.
Deep Creek Lake: According to the Chamber of Commerce, “Deep Creek Lake is a hub of activity. At 3,900 acres, Maryland’s largest freshwater lake is part Mother Nature, part human ingenuity…The lake is 75 feet at its deepest and has 65 miles of shoreline….our mountains, rivers & lakes offer an abundance of activities in every vacation season! Boating, skiing, hiking, whitewater rafting, camping, or simply curling up by the fire—our area’s natural beauty is the perfect destination whether you seek days full of activities or just plain relaxing. There’s a Deep Creek Experience awaiting every member of the family in the Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County, Maryland.”
GPS Coordinates: 39.532627, -79.434671
Legal Description: LOT 23&24 SECT 3 BLK M PINEY MT CORP SUB
TAXES ARE PAID AND CURRENT
Annual taxes are $64.24. Taxes have been paid through 2019 and no back taxes are owed.
The property is on the Youghiogheny Association. Annual fees are $10 and have been paid through 2019.
“Buy on the fringe and wait. Buy land near a growing city! Buy real estate when other people want to sell. Hold what you buy!” – John Jacob Astor, real estate and business mogul
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is there water available on site? Water would likely be a well or alternative system.
Is there sewer service or do I need a septic tank? Sewer would likely be a septic or alternative system.
Can I build a home on the lot? Yes, please contact Garrett County for more information on how to obtain a building permit.
Are there any improvements on the lot? No, the lot is vacant.
What kind of deed will I receive? You will a receive a special warranty deed, which means the seller is guaranteeing that the property wasn’t encumbered during the time of his/her ownership.
How many people can be included on the deed? You can have as many people listed on the deed as you would like.
Can the deed be made out to an LLC? Yes, the deed can be made out to an LLC or corporation.
“Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.” – Marshall Field, entrepreneur
We completed an extensive due diligence process on this lot, but we recommend you do your own research as well. Take the time to get to know your new property before purchasing – it could remain in your family for generations!
“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” – Mark Twain, writer and humorist