“Lakefront living, plus beautiful mountain views…”

Click here to link to the listing information for 141 Blue Pine Court in Bent Tree. The 3 bed, 2 bath home on Lake Tamarack hit the market a few days ago, priced at $399,900. Click the listing photo below to link to a video tour.

141 Blue Pine Ct (photo from listing)

141 Blue Pine Ct (photo from listing)

“…beautiful view of the lake at every turn.”

Click here to link to the listing information for 73 Long Swamp Court in Bent Tree. The 5 bed, 3½ bath home on Lake Tamarack (priced at $565,000) has many great features including a chef’s kitchen with “commercial individual, full size, side by side freezer and refrigerator”. Click the listing photo below to link to a Virtual Tour.

73 Long Swamp Court in Bent Tree (listing photo) - click photo to link to virtual tour

73 Long Swamp Court in Bent Tree (listing photo) – click photo to link to virtual tour

2020 Bent Tree Home Sales

April 15, 2020 - Lake Tamarack in Bent Tree

April 15, 2020 – Lake Tamarack in Bent Tree

At least 34 Bent Tree homes have hit the books as sold so far in 2020.  The prices ranged from $90,000 for a 1972 Lindal Cedar Chalet in need of TLC, to $425,000 for a lakefront home.

2020 0417 homes sales for web

 

 

50 Years Ago This Month

On October 30, 1969 the Pickens County Progress had a front page article announcing the plans for the development of Bent Tree.  The first line of the article began “Last Thursday night at the Lions Club meeting personnel from Spratlin Associates, Inc., of Atlanta revealed for the first time publicly the projected plans for a multi-million dollar investment in Pickens County…”.

from the October 30, 1969 Pickens County Progress newspaper

from the October 30, 1969 Pickens County Progress newspaper

Bent Tree Fact Sheet from 2011

This Bent Tree fact sheet is from 2011.  Other than a few slight changes (i.e. restaurant name change, different email bulletins, additions of bocce and pickleball, transponders instead of barcodes), it is still accurate and is a handy reference.

2011 Bent Tree Fact Sheet

2011 Bent Tree Fact Sheet (click image to link to pdf)

Fees and Assessments

Bent Tree property owners had three payment options for their 2018 fees and assessments:

  • Pay the entire amount in full by March 1, 2018.
  • 6 month installment method with six equal monthly installments (first payment was due on January 10 and final payment will be due on June 10).  There is a $5 per month charge to pay by installments ($30 total for the 6 month plan).
  • 12 month installment method with twelve equal monthly installments (first payment was due on January 10 and final payment will be due on December 10).  There is a $5 per month charge to pay by installments ($60 total for the 12 month plan).

Needless to say, if you haven’t made a payment yet this year, no matter what option you chose, you are now delinquent.

The Board of Directors raised the Annual General User Fee (AGUF) to $425 for 2018.  The AGUF is mandatory for all improved properties and is optional for vacant lot owners.  The AGUF affords the following privileges/memberships:

  • GOLF – A Single Limited Golf Membership – one member of the household may play rounds of golf after 1:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and after 3:00 p.m. Sunday (after 1:00 on Sunday until the time changes on March 11) without having to pay a greens fee.  Call the Golf Pro Shop for tee times.  Upgraded memberships are available for additional fees.
  • TENNIS – Unlimited play on outdoor hard courts, for all permanent full-time members of the household*, during normal tennis center business hours.  Call the Tennis Center for court reservations.  Upgraded memberships are available for additional fees.
  • POOLS – A family pool pass for all permanent full-time members of the household*.
  • ACCESS THROUGH AUTOMATIC GATES – Two resident bar codes for vehicle access through the automatic gates.
  • BOATS – Boats must be registered, but there is no charge for boat decals (there is a fee for boats stored at the boat rack area).

* Eligible household members = Property owner and their spouse/partner, and their children under 21 years of age who reside in the household.