Bent Tree Buzz

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Lately, the buzz around Bent Tree has been from chainsaws.  More trees came down during the strong winds on Saturday night.

January 13, 2019 - Public Safety at work clearing Little Pine Mountain Rd

January 13, 2019 – Public Safety at work clearing Little Pine Mountain Rd

A Little More Info

  • Click here for yesterday’s related post.
  • The same number of homes sold in Bent Tree during 2017 and 2018 (95 home sales each year).
  • The average selling price increased from $195,082 in 2017 to $211,550 in 2018.
  • There were 45 different brokerages involved in 2018’s 95 transactions.
  • Craft Real Estate was the top selling brokerage.
October 7, 2017 - Craft Real Estate billboard

October 7, 2017 – Craft Real Estate billboard

Board Work Session Tuesday Morning

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The following shows what’s on the slate for discussion.  If you are signed up for member access to the official Bent Tree website, you should’ve received a Friday News email that included a link to this document.  I blocked out names for this post, so if you’re interested in seeing who’s talking about what, check out the document on the BT website.

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25 Years Ago

April 29, 2018 - Wild azalea blooming near Denny Ridge falls

April 29, 2018 – Wild azalea blooming near Denny Ridge falls

The photo above, taken last spring, shows some of the natural beauty in Bent Tree.

The following is from the January 1994 “President’s Column” in the echo newsletter:

January 1994 echo, President's Column

January 1994 echo, President’s Column

 

The Chimney

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It’s been a month since the crazy storm wrecked havoc on Bent Tree.  It’s pretty amazing that the Sallie Doss chimney came through unscathed once again.

December 26, 2018 - Sallie Doss chimney

December 26, 2018 – Sallie Doss chimney

 

Ice Breaker Golf Tournament

Weather forecast as of Sunday evening

Weather forecast as of Sunday evening

If you’re going to be in Bent Tree this weekend, find a partner and sign up for the 19th Annual Ice Breaker Golf Tournament.  This fun Bent Tree tradition (first golf tournament of the year) is scheduled for Saturday, January 12 with a 10:00 shotgun start.  There are Men’s and Women’s Divisions.  Each player only gets to bring/use 3 clubs (a putter counts as a club) in this two-person team scramble.  Call the Golf Pro Shop at 770-893-2626 to sign up or for more information.  As of yesterday evening, the weather forecast for Saturday includes a chance of snow.

Icy water wheel on Hole 3 (from a previous year's Ice Breaker Tournament)

Icy water wheel on Hole 3 (from a previous year’s Ice Breaker Tournament)