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Lakeview Pinelands

Preston, Webster County, GA
31824
Price: $820,870
Acres: 381.8
Type: Timber
Availability: Available
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Introduction
Location
Access
Site Description
Timber

Introduction

Lakeview Pinelands is a excellent timberland property that is ideally suited to the buyer who is looking for quality land and timber with attributes that include:

  • High percentage of upland pine plantations covering 64 percent of the entire acreage
  • Mature hardwood covering 127.2 acres, with over $1,150 per acre of merchantable timber
  • Extensive road frontage on paved County Road 89 and county maintained dirt road 92
  • Multiple gated entrances with good internal roads
  • Good habitat for recreational hunting with hardwood areas maintained along creek bottoms throughout the property
  • Multiple sites for pond/ lake construction
  • Attractive vistas of adjoining Bankston Lake
  • Multiple wildlife food plots

Location

Lakeview Pinelands is in a strong timber production region of Southwest Georgia. The tract is located 4 miles from Preston, Georgia, which is home to one of the largest pine sawmills in Georgia. Webster County is primarily a rural area with many farms and timberland and has become a destination for many recreational hunters due to the good population of white tail deer and turkey. It is centrally located in the heart of Southwest Georgia, being approximately an hour’s drive from Albany, Columbus, and Interstate 75. It is about a two hour drive from Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport.

Access

Lakeview Pinelands has excellent road frontage on paved County Road 89 and county maintained dirt road 92, with multiple gated access points along these roads. These roads can be accessed from Georgia Highway 41, which runs North from Preston, Georgia. The internal roads of the property are good and provide access to many parts of the property. There are numerous four wheeler trails that have been used by the current hunt club, and these provide access to almost all parts of the property. The property overlooks Bankston Lake, which is the properties Western Boundary.

Site Description

The topography and soils of this property are typical for this part of Georgia. The topography ranges from level to gently rolling. The soils are well drained on the pine plantation uplands to more moist soils leading into and throughout the hardwood bottomland. There are beautiful hardwood areas that border Bankston Lake and the streams that flow into this lake. On the acreage adjoining this lake, there are many high bluff points that would be ideal for a residence or hunting lodge. The hardwoods provide excellent habitat for wildlife, including deer, turkey, and other small game. The property is highly desired with recreational hunting clubs.

Timber

Lakeview Pinelands has a total of 244.3 acres of pine plantations, of which 150.8 acres are 9 years old, 49.4 acres are 5 year old, and 44.1 acres are 4 year old. All these stands have very good growth, genetics, and populations for maximum timber production. The balance of the property, 127.2 acres, has mature hardwood of typical species for the area with an average timber value exceeding $1,150 per acre.

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