Things are Looking a Little More Stable

  • Draft 1 of the proposed 2019 Fee Schedule did not mention the Stables at all.
  • Draft 2 of the proposed 2019 Fee Schedule included the wording “Stable Rates & Activities:  TO BE DETERMINED”
  • Draft 3 of the proposed 2019 Fee Schedule includes the following rates for January 2019 through March 2019:
    • stable 2019 draft 3

 

“RUSTIC PERFECTION”

Earlier this year, I included the following statement in one of my posts:  “I do know that if I won the lottery (assuming I ever played the lottery), there is only one home in Bent Tree for which I would pay $900,000 or more.” 

 Well, this is the one I was talking about.  Even though I’m usually not a lottery player, when I saw this home hit the market a few days ago, and because of my earlier post, I tried my luck with the lottery.  I didn’t win, so my favorite house in Bent Tree is still on the market.

Click here, or click the listing photo below, to link to the agent’s information for 601 Cutthroat Ridge in Bent Tree.  The place really is, as the listing says, “Rustic Perfection”.

601 Cutthroat Ridge in Bent Tree (listing photo)

601 Cutthroat Ridge in Bent Tree (listing photo)

 

Board Work Session Tuesday, November 13 at 9:00 a.m.

October 11, 2018 - view over 2 Mountain Breeze Lane

October 11, 2018 – view over 2 Mountain Breeze Lane

Draft 3 of the proposed 2019 BTCI budget was made available to Bent Tree property owners yesterday.  The budget will be reviewed at Tuesday’s Work Session.  Click here for information on “How Work Sessions Work”.  There are a number of topics to be discussed at the meeting:

  • Mountain Breeze Property Update – It’s not clear what property is to be discussed, but it might be the “new construction” at 2 Mountain Breeze Lane.  It’s been almost 5 years since the Architectural Committee approved the project.  Pickens County issued the original building permit back in December 2013, and has issued three renewal permits since then; the latest was in May 2018.  Click here for a related post from November of last year.  From there, you can link to previous related posts.  The photo above was taken last month and shows the pretty mountain view behind the house.
  • Wellness Program
  • Chipping Green 2019 Project
  • Stables Update
  • Website Update
  • Tennis/Pickleball/Golf AGUF Program
  • Gratuity/Discounts/Tavern
  • Waste Management Project
  • 2019 Capital Budget Proposals
  • 2019 Budget Review

Flashback 20 Years

The picture below is from 1998.  The building on Cove Road, which housed a General Store at the time, was said to have been the first settler’s home built in the area during the early 1800’s Gold Rush. The property is now the site of the Dollar General.

circa 1998

1998

The beach is beautiful, but…

I’m at the beach, and have been enjoying beautiful sunrises and a couple of rainbows.  Then, yesterday evening, I looked at the Bent Tree NextDoor site and saw the most amazing photographs of double rainbows and glowing landscapes taken yesterday in Bent Tree.  So, now I’m homesick…

November 7, 2018 - a beautiful sunrise, but it's not Bent Tree

November 7, 2018 – a beautiful sunrise, but it’s not Bent Tree

Exercise Your Right

“As the USA gets ready to vote in our own election next week, I hope everyone back home exercises their precious right to vote. And that whether the Republicans or the Democrats win, that we all remember that we have far more as Americans that unites us than divides us. “United we stand, divided we fall.” God Bless America.”
- Brent Taylor, October 28, 2018 FaceBook post

June 25, 2016 - fawn and flag in Bent Tree

 

Beautiful Lake View Home on Lakeview Trace

158 Lakeview Trace in Bent Tree recently hit the market with an asking price of $514,000.  Click here to link to the listing information.

158 Lakeview Trace in Bent Tree (listing photo)

158 Lakeview Trace in Bent Tree (listing photo)

1998 and 2018

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The photo above shows a black bear in Bent Tree in 1998.  The beautiful photo below shows a black bear in Bent Tree in 2018 (once again, thanks to the resident BT bear photographer).  Who knows…the two bears may share the same family tree.

Don’t forget the L&W program on bears this morning.

another amazing black bear photo taken in Bent Tree by a BT photographer

another amazing black bear photo taken in Bent Tree by a BT photographer