Richland Hunting Plantation is a timberland property for sale, ideally suited to the buyer seeking diversified uses, including investment land with a high percentage of acreage in 10-year-old planted pines. The soils are excellent, and conducive to more intensive agriculture or farming, as are much of the surrounding ownerships. The property has a good history as an excellent hunting and recreation property, with numerous wildlife food plots and shooting lanes.
Richland Hunting Plantation is in the rural setting of Webster County, Georgia. This part of Georgia is populated with productive farms and timberlands, and the local economies are primarily driven by these natural resources. Preston, the county seat and only 6 miles from this property, is home to one of the largest pine sawmills in the state, and is a prime market for pine sawtimber in the area.
Although the area is rural, this property is a short, 40-minute drive from Columbus and an hour's drive from Albany. The area is known for excellent hunting, engendering an increasing demand for this type of property for recreational purposes. This part of Georgia attracts hunters and investors from Atlanta and the surrounding states of Florida, Alabama and Tennessee.
The property has approximately 1,650' of frontage on U.S. Highway 280, off of which is one main, gated and locked access road. The internal road system is very good and allows access to all parts of the property.
Boundaries are well defined and visible with tree markings.
The entire property is forested, with approximately 80% of the acreage in 10-year-old planted pines and the remainder in natural hardwood forest.
Topography is gently rolling, with two main arteries of hardwood bottomland that traverse the length of the property. These hardwood areas provide excellent habitat for wildlife in the area and also offer opportunities for pond construction. The westernmost hardwood artery has water flow only during wet periods, while the artery in the center of the property appears to be a headwater for a major creek that flows toward Preston.
The topography and soils on this property are similar to those found on surrounding farms that are used for crop production or cattle pastures, and offer the opportunity for conversion to more intensive agricultural uses, if so desired.
There are numerous wildlife food plots on the property, along with “shooting lanes”, strategically located to enhance the hunting experience. Signs of both turkey and deer abound. This truly is a highly-desirable property for hunting.
The approximately 80% of the property's acreage that is in 10-year-old loblolly pine plantations exhibit good stand counts and growth. There is good uniformity among the pine plantations. The remaining acreage is in mature hardwoods of typical species for the area. Volumes of timber type classes can be found in the property report; simply click on the orange Property Report button to the right to view the report.