Fountains is pleased to offer the scenic and versatile 88-acre Number Four Forest for sale in the western Adirondacks. This accessible acreage is a classic recreational and timber property located in the heart of Lewis County. Build your cabin, snowmobile, ATV, hike, nature watch and more.
The property lies in the foothills of the Adirondacks, just inside the Blue Line. The surrounding area is tucked along the Black River Valley just east of the Tug Hill Plateau. This is a popular four-season recreational destination for camping, ATV riding, snowmobiling, hunting and fishing.
The town of Watson is a mosaic of rural year-round residences, seasonal cabins and public and non-industrial private forest ownerships. Lowville (population 4,800) is situated 12 miles to the west along Number Four Road. It is the regional hub for supplies and has several gas and grocery shop options, dining and a local hospital.
Number Four Road - The property has 3,000 feet of frontage along Number Four Road, with excellent home building sites available.
Petrie Road – This town-maintained gravel road flanks the northern boundary of the property along 1,950 feet of frontage. A good ATV trail extends southward into the land through an attractive red pine plantation.
The property’s attractive pine forests, beautiful beaver pond and gently rolling terrain make it a classic recreational retreat property with a nice long-term woodlot component. A potential weekend homesite has already been cleared along Number Four Road with utilities available roadside.
Number Four’s attractive white and red pine forests have been professionally managed over the years and offer a nice long-term financial component to a solid weekend recreational property. A 2019 post-harvest inventory conducted by the ownership’s forestry provider indicates that Capital Timber Value is $55,100 ($642/acre). Sawtimber volumes have been reported to be 511 MBF (5.9 MBF/commercial acre), with pulpwood volumes reported at 587 cords (8.6 cords/commercial acre).