Why Should You Buy Land In Arkansas?
This state has a lot to offer to everyone. The first reason is that the land here is undervalued. Experts believe that the property values are about 20 years behind other states It is a nice idea to buy land as an investment or if you plan on having a retirement home.
The property tax levied here is low. The state is called a natural state purely due to its unparalleled natural beauty. You can find mountains, forests, valleys, and rivers in this state. If hunting is your passion, owning land in the northwest region covered with mountains will give you the chance to chase bears, turkeys, or deer.
Beautiful HORSESHOE Bend is a planned community built around seven lakes golf course and an airport. a wonderful 9,000+/- acre golf and lake resort/ residential community nestled in the Ozark Mountains of North Central Arkansas. This city of 2400+ full-time residents features many amenities.
It is the perfect getaway from the city and a fast-paced lifestyle. Here you can relax while boating on Crown Lake, fishing on Strawberry River, Golfing at Turkey Mountain Golf Course, or just strolling through town taking in the fresh air and friendly atmosphere. We invite you to visit our town, but you won’t see much!…
Sure, you won’t see any traffic jams, pollution, crime, or anything like that. What you will see is some of the most beautiful countryside anywhere. Downtown is small but convenient with general stores, grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, and a bank.
Within a couple of minutes of downtown is recreation, churches, a library, resorts, and more. The natural scenery and countryside are so overwhelming it is hard to believe that you are within 20 miles of Ash Flat where larger businesses like Super Wal-Mart can be found. Town Center: Shopping, Gas, Churches, hospitals, and airports are located less than 4 miles from this addition in Beautiful Downtown Horseshoe Bend.
Topography: The lots in this addition are covered with large Oak trees and other natural vegetation. The Area: This property is located in beautiful Northeast Arkansas. With our low crime rate, beautiful scenery, and slower lifestyle, you’ll feel you’ve found paradise. Our area is a popular vacation and retirement destination, with golf, water-skiing, boating, canoeing, fishing, arts & crafts, antiques, and many special interest clubs as sources of entertainment.
Property owners of Horseshoe Bend have access to two golf courses, three gorgeous lakes for boating and fishing, one miniature golf course, tennis courts, numerous parks, a crystal clear river, and much more. Since Horseshoe Bend is a municipality, it has its full-time fire department, library, airstrip, post office, shopping, restaurants, civic organizations, several churches (many denominations), and all the normal things you find in any town. Izard County Sheriff’s Office provides police protection.
Add to this an RV Park and campground, and a section called Pioneer Village Manor” which includes 64 INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT RESIDENCES, and you’ll begin to see why Horseshoe Bend is so special! This quiet rural area has a low crime rate and is certainly one of the most affordable areas of the country to live or retire.
In past years, Horseshoe Bend has been honoured with the “Arkansas Safest City Award”. This city has an excellent future with everything in place to become the next “In Place” to live, recreate, or retire. Horseshoe Bend is located approximately 3 hours Northwest of Memphis, Tennessee, and 2 1/2 hours Northeast of Little Rock, Arkansas. There is a Wal-Mart Supercenter minutes away in the nearby community of Ash Flat.
HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTERS IN HORSESHOE BEND: CROWNPOINT HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (1203 SOUTH BEND DRIVE) NORTH ARKANSAS LIFE CARE CENTER (1203 SOUTH BEND DRIVE)
As an investment, Horseshoe Bend is a wise decision. There is no maintenance required on the property. The lot can stay in its natural state until you decide to build or sell. Also, Horseshoe Bend has covenants in place that ensure the overall aesthetics of the subdivision to help protect your investment.
Things To Do: The property is located in Horseshoe Bend, a vacationer’s paradise offering a ton of recreational possibilities in a landscape of breathtaking beauty. Horseshoe Bend boasts lakes and rivers with a splendid view of the Ozark foothills. These lakes and rivers offer some great bass, catfish, and bream fishing. And you can partake in any water sport imaginable – from boating, waterskiing to canoeing, swimming, and much much more. If you’re not a fan of water sports, Horseshoe Bend has two golf courses to provide action to golfers.
Horseshoes and hunting are equally fun sports to take part in. There are a host of things to do in Horseshoe Bend. You can wander along its charming and quaint highland villages to search for crafts and antiques in its many novelty stores
. Or visit the Mammoth Spring State Park which has Arkansas’ largest spring, rushing 10 million gallons of water per hour. You can also tour the wonder of the Blanchard Springs Caverns nestled deep in the Ozark National Forest.
Or if you like to learn new things, you can pay a visit to the Ozark Folk Center where you will be introduced to mountain pioneer skills and crafts such as playing the autoharp, blacksmithing, pottery-making, jig dancing, or organic herb gardening.
Love music? You can snap your fingers at mountain music at the Horseshoe Bend Music Theatre. The area’s peaceful and quiet atmosphere, the beauty of the highlands, plus plenty of activity make Horseshoe Bend attractive to retirees.
.Shopping: Shopping for your daily needs will never be a problem as the property is surrounded by plenty of shopping malls including Carolyn Manuel, Mark Martin Chevrolet, Charlie’s Lost and Found, Freedom Ford, Hardy Village Antique Mall, Cozy Nook, The Mall at Turtle Creek, Rose City Shopping Center, Saint Louis Galleria, and Chesterfield Mall.
And if you’re feeling hungry and love to eat out, the property is just a few minutes away from fast-food chains and restaurants like McDonald’s, Subway Restaurants, Pizza Hut, American Burger Center, Sonic Drive-In, Papa Dick’s Pizza, Cindy’s Dinner Bell, Turkey Mountain Sunlight Café, Calabama Restaurant, Our Place – Home of the Dogg House, Meacham’s, Patio Lino, El Palenque Mexican Cuisine, China Garden, Artisan’s Sports Bar & Grill, Bailey’s Country Cookin, Carol’s Lakeview Restaurant, Swingle’s Family Diner, and Los Aztecas.
Nearby Towns From The Property: Ash Flat (5.65 miles), Cherokee Village (10.78 miles), Salem (11.22 miles), Oxford (11.26 miles), Evening Shade (13.25 miles), Sidney (14.43 miles), Mammoth Spring (16.86 miles), and Hardy (17.03 miles). Point Of Interest: Turkey Mountain Golf Course (1.9 miles), Crown Lake (3.1 miles), Diamond Lake (3.1 miles), Strawberry River (16.9 miles), Mammoth String State Park (28.4 miles), Calico Rock Museum (28.9 miles), Devils Knob (30.0 miles), and Swinging Bridge (37.8 miles).
DEEDED ACCESS- Every land lot in Horseshoe Bend is in a platted subdivision and every lot has road frontage dedicated to that lot. This lot is NOT Landlocked!
Zoning: R1 (Residential): Single-family residence with a height not to exceed 35′ and comprise of at least 1,000 sq ft of floor space including carport.
Temporary structure permitted during the construction of the primary residence for no longer than 6 months.
Utilities: Once you have applied for a Building Permit and requested water & electricity, the City will improve and maintain the road up to your lots. Once you start building you are allowed to have your RV on site for up to 6 months
LOTS LOCATED IN TRACT B ADDITION:
You are able to put a Mobile Home on that lot. It cannot be more than 5 years old and it must be at least 600 sq ft of heated living space.
You will have to pull a building permit to bring in a Mobile Home
If you are purchasing the property from us with installment
HARDWOODS- most plots, which we sell in Horseshoe Bend, are covered with hardwoods beautiful oak, maple, hickory, and dogwood trees.
NO TIME LIMIT TO BUILD- There is NO time limit to build. You may leave the lot(s) that you purchase in their natural state until you are ready to build. You can re-sell your land anytime.
LOW TAXES – This area has very low real estate taxes. Approximate Annual Real Estate Taxes and Recreational Improvement District Assessments: from $45 to 120$ per lot. Yearly taxes include the Municipal Recreation Improvement District assessment. Recreational Improvement District Assessments operates all of the recreational facilities located in Horseshoe Bend and regulates the local lakes.
You can afford to hold this property until you are ready to build or resell.
ROADS: When a building permit is issued the City will improve the road to any lot within the city limits if needed.
LOW CRIME –Horseshoe Bend consistently ranks low on the crime indexes.