C-T: Asheville buys property between French Broad, Carrier Park

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that the city of Asheville has purchased two parcels between French Broad River Park and Carrier Park. Park visitors who walked, ran and biked the greenway trails will remember the appearance last year of “No Trespassing” signs and a chain blocking the two small parcels, located near the Amboy/Meadow Road bridge.

Property owner Robert Burris Jr. was asking $225,000 for the two parcels — 0.04 and 0.10 acres respectively; the tax value on the parcels totaled less than $20,000. According to the C-T, the city bought the land for $50,000.

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  1. Gary Fones

    What great news!!! I use this section along the trail as do many hundreds of other city tax payers to safely complete my daily bike ride between the parks. We who use our beautiful greenway and parks in the city applaud this purchase. This is tax money very well spent to benefit all citizens….well done.

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