Land Adjoining an Environmental Ecology Center
to Norris Lake for swimming, boating and fishing is available
within less than a mile of this property.
driveway to a remote place that is buildable and that provides
quiet haven. While a few leaseholders have constructed a
home on their sites, no structures are currently in place on
easements attached to this site and all other Black Fox landtrust
sites with enforcement responsibility of Narrow Ridge Center land
trust committee. The purpose of the restrictions is to protect the
land and its creatures from logging and other harmful development.
(See document below.)
the 108-acres of dense community woods shared by all leaseholders
connect to Hogskin Valley Community and Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy
Grainger County property tax is currently around $42 (2016).
Narrow Ridge board of directors may require an annual administration
fee of $50.
old Tennessee tobacco barn shared by all leaseholders.
Blackeyed Susans and Mayapples
at Black Fox Landtrust Site #9
lease payment of $17,750. Site
in purchasing this lease, call 865 525-8877.
the Narrow Ridge
Earth Literacy Center website for more information. Narrow
Ridge offers opportunities to reconnect with the natural world
through seasonal celebrations, organic gardening, day and night
hikes, wild foraging and wild flower workshops, and solitary
Gently sloping area at the top
of site 9.
Road through site 10.
Any activity on or use of the property contained within the Black
Fox Community Land Trust inconsistent with the charter and by laws
of Narrow Ridge, Inc. is prohibited. Without limiting the generality
of the foregoing, the following activities and uses are expressly
1. A legal or de facto subdivision of the property for any purpose
except as may be necessary for the building of no more than one
homesite as set forth in Exhibit A to the Lease Agreement.
2. Any commercial or industrial use or activity on the property,
except those associated with agricultural, research, and/or educational
purposes, or except those associated with sustainable cottage industries.
3. The placement or construction of any buildings, structures,
roads, or other improvements of any kind, except for maintenance,
renovation, expansion, or replacement of the existing barn; and
except in conjunction with the construction of new trails, driveways,
and/or the construction of no more than one new homesite and the
outbuildings normally associated with homesteading.
4. Any alteration of the surface of the land, including, without
limitation, the excavation or removal of soil, sand, gravel, rock,
peat, or sod, except as may be required in the course of the construction
of new trails and driveways, or the construction of the aforementioned
homesite and associated outbuildings.
5. Any use or activity that causes or is likely to cause significant
soil degradation or erosion or significant pollution of any surface
or sub surface waters.
6. The cutting down or destruction or removal of growing trees,
shrubs, or herbs, except as follows:
a. The cutting down or removal of trees or other vegetation necessary
to control or prevent hazard along established or future trails
b. The cutting down, removal, or use of chemical agents in the
control of non indigenous plant species. Such action shall be in
compliance with all applicable state and federal laws;
c. As necessary in conjunction with the construction of homes,
outbuildings and access roads, with prior approval of Narrow Ridge.
d. The removal of vegetation for the purpose of developing home
gardens and orchards.
7. The dumping or disposal of waste, refuse, and debris on the
8. The above ground installation of utility systems or extensions
of existing utility systems, including, without limitation, water,
power, fuel, and communication lines and related facilities, except
a. Installation of sustainable energy systems such as solar, wind,
b. Installation of L.P. gas tanks.
9. The placement of any signs or billboards on the property, except
that signs whose placement, number, and design do not significantly
diminish the scenic character of the property may be displayed
to state the name and address of the property, the names of persons
living on the property, to advertise property for sale or rent,
to post property to control unauthorized entry or use, and to advertise
on site activity including a cottage industry.
10. The exploration for, or development and construction of minerals
and/or hydrocarbons by any mining method or any other method that
would significantly impair or interfere with the conservation values
of the property.
11. The establishment or maintenance of any commercial feedlot
or other factory style animal production.
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