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1,568 Acres in NC Mountains: $16 Million View from the World's Edge: Priceless
What does a $16 million dollar view look like? For the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy and The Nature Conservancy, the answer is more than 1,500 acres of sparkling waterfalls, sheer cliffs, forested slopes and dramatic views. Known as "World's Edge," the land was protected in August 2005 thanks to quick action by these conservation partners.
World's Edge is in the Hickory Nut Gorge, just 15 miles southeast of Asheville, NC-abounding with stunning natural features, this popular tourist destination faces the combined pressures of development and rapidly increasing land use.
Formerly owned by The Robert Haywood Morrison Foundation, the World's Edge property became available