Daddy's Creek

Crab Orchard, TN

Key Infographics

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Property Details

Price: $290,000
Address: Main St
City: Crab Orchard
State: TN
Zip: 37723

Acres: 6.4
HOA: NO
Water Feature:
River/Creek
Topography:
Level to Rolling
Status: Active

 

This 6.4 acre-tract in Crab Orchard, TN offers outstandingly remarkable features which rarely can be found found on privately-owned land.  The rugged scenery of  Daddy’s Creek is truly breathtaking, and is one of many reasons why the backyard view of this property can only be fully appreciated in-person.  As illustrated in some of the photos below, this property features a panoramic, 600 linear feet snapshot of one of the few protected National Wild and Scenic Waterways systems of the United States.

Longtime residents of the property include towering, deciduous trees such as oaks, maples, gums, and beech. Another friendly habitant of the property are the wild, Tennessee magnolia which flourish the throughout the property.

NOTE: We highly encourage you to shop around in checking out other riverfront comparables – if you come across a property with similar waterfront, similar cliff views, low taxes, no HOA and paved road frontage for anywhere under $400K, we strongly encourage you to consider buying that one instead.

 

The Obed River Task Force, in 1973 published detailed findings documenting the inclusion of this creek into the National Wild and Scenic Waterways. The waters were subsequently added to the program three years later in 1976.

This photo shows the front of the property, partially cleared. The creek is essentially "in the backyard" of the property - around 700 feet to the rear slope. The most ideal homesite sits in the very middle where there is an excellent flat area to build.
Multiple potential driveway and homesite areas - This photo is roughly halfway into the property, looking back up the hill towards the front)

"Party in the Back"

As previously mentioned, the most impressive features of this property are situated in the valley toward the rear where you have direct access to historic Daddy’s Creek.  Property ownership extends halfway width of the waterway, so swimming, fishing, kayaking and any other adventures are all on the table.

Massive Cliffs

Boulders along this property’s creekside are overshadowed by a pinnacle of steep-sided limestone canyon on the opposite side of the river, which extend almost vertically from the water’s edge.  These uniformly dramatic, multi-colored cliffs offer suitable nesting sites for the golden eagle and peregrine falcon, and result in outstanding aesthetic value for what could be your backyard view or creekside cabin overwatch. 

Cliffs on the opposite side of the creek are approximately 100 feet tall and are almost vertical in many areas.

We cannot overstate the fact that most of the property along this particular body of water are basically considered a national park, which means the land is owned and managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority and the State of Tennessee – look on the county parcel information, and you will find that roughly 95% of Daddy’s Creekfront property is owned by the state of Tennessee, and most of the privately owned parcels are located upstream towards watershed with smaller waters and no bluffs to speak of.

 

The Creek

Width of creek is 70-80 feet across in most areas

The fish and wildlife habitat in this briskly flowing creek is among the best in the entire state with game fish making up almost half of the fish population in the stream to include small and largemouth bass and bluegill.

Perhaps what’s most impressive is how clear the water cleanliness and clarity, which is one of the conditions of inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers systems. 

To illustrate how clear this water is – most areas of the water in the three photos appear to be one foot to two feet deep.  One may be surprised to learn that in each of these photos the water is no less than four feet deep.  Each of these photos are a consistent depth of 5 – 6 feet, with various pockets of up to ten feet deep.  Pretty amazing, considering you can clearly see every little cobblestone resting on the bed of the water.   

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Aerial Shots

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Daddy’s Creek Waterfall Report – all waterfalls within two hours of Daddy’s Creek 

CLICK HERE to download printable PDF

Farming & Garden Report

Daddy’s Creek falls within the soil region with plant hardiness Zone 6B – most suitable growing environment for the following fruits and veggies:

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