Be sure to watch the drone footage. Build your lakeside vacation cottage in the Sandhills and enjoy historic Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Whispering Pines. Whispering Pines is an hour and fifteen minutes from the Triangle. Two lots on Thagards Lake in Whispering Pines. Thagards lake is a 199-acre lake offering privacy and recreational water sports - boating, water skiing, paddle boarding, etc. Lots can be sold together or separately. The lots sit on a small peninsula on the North side of the lake - combined they are just under one acre. The restrictive covenants allow for a 800-square-foot cottage (or larger) on each lot. Covenants also allow a 25-foot dock on each lot - subject to flood plain restrictions and county approval.