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100 Riverwind Drive, Etowah, North Carolina 28739
Pet-Friendly 55+ Community of Riverwind in Rolling Western North Carolina Has Attractive Manufactured Homes, Mature Landsaping, Tree Lined Lanes, Two Clubhouses and RV Parking
Built in the early 1990s and nestled on 74 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Riverwind is an appealing 55+ manufactured home community. Clean and nicely landscaped, it has nearly has 200 homes in a secluded setting with beautiful mountain views.
Cul de sacs and paved, tree lined streets give Riverwind a tranquil quality. No phone lines or electricity lines are above ground. Homes look site-built and have from 1,100 square feet with three bedrooms and two baths to 1,825 square feet, also with three bedrooms and two baths. Exteriors boast a small front porch, an attached garage and a concrete driveway. Roofs are fiberglass shingles. Lawns have mature landscaping. Buyers have 15 models from which to choose, and all have an open floor plan. Some residences have skylights and a fireplace.
Prices begin in the mid-$100,000s, and owners own their lots. The HOA is roughly $80 to $100 per month. Please verify these prices with a Realtor as they are bound to change.
Riverwind does not have an overwhelming number of amenities, but it does have two clubhouses, a swimming pool and RV parking. Pets are welcome (cats and dogs but no goats or chickens). Golf carts are a popular form of transportation around community lanes. Riverwind is also close to Etowah Valley Golf Club, which has three nine-hole public courses and has been rated by Golf Digest as one of the Top 50 Golf Destinations.
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"Esse quam videri" is the motto of North Carolina, also known as the Tar Heel State. It was the 12th state to be admitted to the Union, joining the other states on November 21, 1789. North Carolina was also one of the Thirteen Colonies and was originally named the Province of Carolina. It was the second to the last state to declare its secession from the Union during the Civil War.
The state is situated in the Southeastern region of the United States and is bordered by South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia. The capital is Raleigh, but the largest city is Charlotte.
The historical people of North Carolina include the Chowanoke, Roanoke, Pamlico, Coree and Cape Fear Indians. The Revolutionary War impoverished the state of North Carolina for several years.
Charlotte is on a rapid growth streak thanks to its banking industry. North Carolina is also home to several universities, including the University of North Carolina, Duke University and North Carolina State University.
The state hosts more than 80% of the NASCAR racing teams and is the site of the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Carolina Panthers represents North Carolina in the National Football League, and the Charlotte Bobcats play in the National Basketball Association.
Population - 10,147,788
Persons 65 years old and over - 16%
High school graduates, age 25+ - 86%
Bachelor's degree or higher, age 25+ - 25%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin - 10%
White persons, not Hispanic - 63%
Median household income - $46,868
Median home value - $162,500
Social Security taxed? No
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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