The River Tract is an incredible large-acreage recreational and agricultural tract, and a one of a kind investment opportunity in Franklin County North Carolina. This diverse property has it all including open cropland, pasture, managed timber, miles of roads, lodging, sheds, hunting stands and lots of water! The River Tract includes almost 3 miles of tar river frontage, numerous ponds, a duck impoundment and many creeks. This is also a large income producer from agricultural use with lease in place, as well as income from hunting leases.
Located just minutes from the town of Louisburg, this town offers the charm of small town living, yet has all the shopping, restaurants, and other amenities anyone would need. Driving to the property on quality roads, you are greeted with large open fields and views that only a Carolina farm can offer. The diversity seen across the tract is incredible and easy access is accomplished by a well-developed & internal road system. These well-groomed roads offer views of large hard woods stands mixed in and around pre-commercially thinned pine stands. These areas are perfect for many recreational uses -especially hunting.
Considerable attention to detail has gone into creating one of the counties finest hunting properties, and the harvest here speak for themselves. Quality mature whitetail are taken each year with strict management practices in place to insure growth and harvest of only mature bucks. There are dozens of hunting stands in place, and the views from tower and ladder stands across the large fields, bottom lands and other habitat, cant be beat anywhere.
Bird Hunting: As with any location for wild birds, habitat is essential, and the bird-hunting habitat on the River Tract is exceptional! There are dozens of places to jump up wild coveys of quail, or, release your own birds and let the dogs do the work. Bottomlands, easement lines, open fields, river bottom, thickets, brush grass, you name it, this farm has them all.
Large populations of turkey also abound on the property and the area benefited from a wild turkey release program years ago. The farm also has its own duck impoundment with working pump, and the ponds and lakes are well populated and visited by large flocks of mallards and other species.
Open groves and pasture meet several fishing ponds on the property, and pockets of mixed timber and 100-year-old oaks edge the fields. Heading down to the river, incredible views of water are around each corner, along with many creeks and streams. Ancient cypress trees can be found among pockets of cypress knees, and incredible rock outcroppings are found that certainly were favorites for Native Americans.
Lodging: No recreational farm can function without lodging, and the River Tract has you covered! The almost 2200 sq ft well equipped hunters cabin is in great condition and has a large game room, lounge space, bar, bathroom, kitchen, and 3 bedrooms with plenty of room for guests. There is an additional 3BR 1 bath Brick house rental home, as well as a old tenant house that could be another great asset fixed up for better use.
Timber management has been in place for years and long-term income production from the farm will be substantial. There are too many extras and details to mention, so for a showing on this must see property, contact Jake Jones of Grubb & Ellis today at 919-414-5166. For maps click here.