REDUCED! 87 Acres of Development and Farm Land For Sale in Lee County NC!

Beautiful Woodland close to Sanford NC in Lee County, with development and mini farm potential.

This tract is eighty-seven acres of six to eight-year-old cut-over timber with areas of twenty-five to thirty-year-old loblolly pine scattered throughout the tract.  Most of the timber that is growing back in the cut-over area of the property is scattered loblolly pine with various soft and hard hardwoods.  The topography of the property is slightly rolling.  There is road frontage with two access points on Hwy 42 and there is also an access off Tempting Church Road.  The soils on this property are all well drained.  This property could be used for recreational hunting for deer and small game.  The Deep River, near Sanford, and Jordan Lake provide recreational opportunities for camping, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming.  The highest and best use of this property would be for development of a subdivision or it could be subdivided into 10 acre mini-farms.  The property is zoned RA, which is Residential and Agriculture.  Lee county provides county water to this area and wells are acceptable.  There is power coming into the property by an overhead power line.

This property is located five miles west of Sanford, North Carolina on Hwy 42 and Tempting Church Road in Lee County.  Sanford is a quaint, mid-sized city of approximately 29,000 people in Lee County with a small-town feel.  It is the county seat of Lee County.  The Temple Theater, Carolina’s Center for the Performing Arts is located in a restored 1920’s vaudeville venue that draws 30,000 theater goers annually.  There is also a vibrant arts scene with potters, artisans, and the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra. Sanford is also known as the brick capital of the United States. It is approximately 40 minutes to Raleigh, North Carolina via US 1, 40 minutes to Ft Bragg/Fayetteville via NC 87 and one hour to Greensboro via US 421.  The North Carolina Zoo is in Asheboro, NC, which is approximately one hour from Sanford.

For more information on this and other Development and Farm Land For Sale in Lee County NC, contact Eric Williams at 252-394-6997, by email at, or visit our website at


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  • Property Documents

  • Property Features

    • Property State: North Carolina 
    • County: Lee 
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    • Price: $435,000 
  • Additional Information

    • Acreage: 87 
    • Address: 0 Tempting Church Road Sanford, NC 27330 
  • About the Agent

    William “Billy” McOwen is an avid outdoorsman and has over 30 years experience in sales. Billy serves as the Broker in Charge of the Greenville Office and is also the COO for Mossy Oak Properties / NC Land and Farms. Billy has a NC General Contractors License, has years of experience in the renovation of historic homes and can assist in and manage all facets of land, home or lodge improvements. Contact Billy today to see how he and the NC Land and Farms team can help you buy or sell your "fist full of dirt".
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