Large Acreage Grove and Transitional Land
Currently a working orange grove with a substantial canal system that serves for both irrigation and drainage of the property. This plentiful supply of water via surface and sub-surface water use permits would however support more intense water use applications, allowing the possible transition to row crop farmland as an additional revenue stream.
It is adjacent to the South Florida Water Management Districts Caloosahatchee River C-43 Water Reservoir Recreation Area currently under construction. This reservoir is part of the Federally funded Everglades Restoration Plan and covers a 10,700 acre area. It comprises two cells with an overall storage capacity of over 55 billion gallons. In addition to water storage, the plan calls for the reservoir to serve the local area for recreational uses by offering boating, hiking, cycling, as well as an equestrian feature.
The overall 1728 acre offering consists of two properties. The 955 acre northern property fronts on the newly constructed four (4) lane West Helms Road. West Helms serves to connect SR 80 and SR 29 just south of downtown LaBelle, FL. This connection allows for quicker access to the 773 acre southern property from the Fort Myers area.
1728.24 +/- acres total (1,080 acres in grove, 160 acres fallow, balance is roadways, canals and wetlands.
1,322 sq. ft. office with porches to total 2,578 sq. ft.
4,620 sq. ft. Prefab metal storage barn
9,637 sq. ft. Prefab metal maintenance barn
Orange Varieties: 575 acres of Valencia, 345 acres of Hamlin, 160 acres of Mid Season.
Possible opportunity to more than double the acreage with the addition of 1882 acres of adjacent additional land for a total acquisition of 3610 acres.
The entire property is identified as the South LaBelle Community Conceptual Land Use overlay on the Future Land Use Map which envisioned a Master Planned community for this property as well as adjacent lands.
All of the land lies within the City of LaBelle with a portion of the Land Zoned as the South LaBelle Village PUD which allows for mixed use development on the property.
Contained within the LaBelle Private Drainage District (LPDD).
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Listing ID#: 1401463