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9 Properties to Own This Spring

February 27, 2019

It may not be warm enough yet in most of the U.S to be fishing, but now is the perfect time to start your search for the perfect property with a pond! Whether you’re looking for more of a recreational tract with a small pond or a  large property that already has a home/cabin with a stocked pond, we’ve got it! Here are 9 properties with ponds that you’ll definitely want to own this spring season.

Livingston Acreage and Homesite

1. Livingston Acreage and Homesite (Polk County, Texas)

This 30-acre tract offers the best of both worlds to country living: Great access and also a feeling of seclusion on this sprawling property. Acreage is layered with pasture and pine with a small mix of hardwoods. Use it to farm, graze cattle, raise horses or just enjoy the recreational spread. Blacktop frontage at the entrance leads to a 3/4 acre pond that greets you and is fed by underground springs. There are 2 wells and 2 barns located on the property.

St. Helena Island Open Farm/Pasture Land

2. St. Helena Island Open Farm/Pasture Land (Beaufort County, South Carolina)

This 21 +/- acres of primarily open pasture land on St. Helena Island just outside of Beaufort, SC is quite the gem, featuring separated fenced pasture areas, mature hardwood trees, a pond, open field areas, and hidden future homesite area. It lies in a rural agricultural section of Beaufort County, surrounded primarily by open farmland, timber/recreation tracts, rural residential, and is seconds from saltwater. The tract has been set up for a homesite, pond, fields, and fenced pasture areas, featuring multiple live oaks and palmetto trees along the classic Lowcountry landscape. There is a well already in place, and a septic permit has been previously acquired for a new home here. There are 70 +/- acres that adjoin that could possibly be added on if desired. This tract is in a quiet area off of Scott Hill Rd, only minutes to Lands End and Fort Fremont, and a short drive to other beaches, such as Fripp Island, Hunting Island State Park, and Harbor Island. It is also a short, easy drive back into Lady’s Island and Beaufort.

Vidalia Pond Property

3. Vidalia Pond Property (Toombs County, Georgia)

Located in the heart of Vidalia and Lyons, Georgia, this residential/recreational property has a 5.5 +/- acre pond and has great potential for multiple uses. This truly is a dream come true for all who desire to have their own recreational paradise within close proximity to a wonderful small town with any and all needs at their fingertips and within walking distance of schools. Where else can you find a 45-acre property this close to town with beautiful rolling terrain and a well-built 5.5-acre pond?

Carrollton Hwy 82 Timber

4. Carrollton Hwy 82 Timber (Caroll County, Mississippi)

With prime location from the Delta and plenty of Hwy 82 frontage, this rare property in Carroll County has a great balance of timber and recreational value possibilities. This tract, located between Carrollton and Greenwood, is covered in hardwood timber throughout, with plenty of hardwood logs and pulpwood, and a small pond. Deer signs including rubs and scrape were found over every inch of the property. With all of the timber available, the value could provide immediate and steady income for years to come. This property could also make a great site to build a cabin or home on.

Rock Creek Equestrian Estate with Custom Home

5. Rock Creek Equestrian Estate with Custom Home (Lawrence County, Alabama)

This estate has it all! 3,582.5 sq ft custom built home; 4bed/2bath; double sided fireplace; brick & cedar exterior; pine flooring; marble floors in bathroom; 3 car carport and courtyard with covered outdoor stone wood burning fireplace; 6 fenced pastures of 50-60 acres; 9,900 sq ft horse barn with round pen, 9 stalls, feed/tack room & wash bay. Also includes a 1,000 sq ft workshop, hay barn, office/bunkhouse with AC/heat & full bath, 2 more storage barns, cook house & dog pen. This place was made for the outdoorsman who wants to hunt his backyard. Plenty of open space to plant for wildlife and lots of mature timber providing cover and forage. This property also adjoins the Bankhead National Forrest which gives you thousands of more acres to hunt turkey and deer. The fisherman will enjoy the 2-acre spring fed stocked pond. This place has something for everyone!

210 Hwy Archery/Waterfowl Hunting Farm

6. 210 Hwy Archery/Waterfowl Hunting Farm (Johnston County, North Carolina)

This North Carolina property holds a beautiful possible home site with a backyard view of a 5 +/- acre fish pond on NC Hwy 210, one mile outside of Smithfield, NC. The property is bordered at the rear by the Neuse River and has an abundance of wildlife including deer and waterfowl. Property would make a nice hunting club that is looking to hunt with bows mostly. Part of this property is located in town city limits which would require archery equip. Excellent waterfowl opportunities on the part that is county land. Use the 15 +/- acre secluded field as tillable land or even a food plot to supplement your other bait sites around the property. Trail system is already in place to get to different areas of the farm. Cinder block home sold “as is” on the property can be used as a hunt camp and other structures on the property may be used for off-road ATV storage. If you need a break from the stand, restaurants and shopping outlets are less than 5 minutes away.

Trophy KS Whitetails with Income

7. Trophy KS Whitetails with Income (Wabaunsee County, Kansas)

The potential of this property is limitless! The 61 acres of CRP grass offers an ideal bedding area, while the parcel’s timber/creek provide additional cover. Additionally, a 2+/- acre stocked pond is another source of recreational possibilities. Currently enrolled in walk-in hunting, the potential for this property is limitless.

Idyllic East Tennessee Rolling Farm & Farmland

8. Idyllic East Tennessee Rolling Farm & Farmland (Jefferson County, Tennessee)

This beautiful 76+/- acres, conveniently located near Douglas Lake, offers over 50 acres of gently rolling pasture with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and mountains. The property has road frontage on Nina Road, which provides access to power, water and natural gas. Secluded, yet conveniently located off I-40, the tract is perfect for farming, recreation or as a homestead. A highlight includes an almost 2-acre pond, originally built by the CCC. With plenty of wild game and the well-stocked pond, outdoor enthusiasts will love this property.

9. Equestrian Country Home Retreat Fort Myers (Lee County, Florida)

This Lee County property, with over 5 acres of beautiful high and dry property on a paved road, includes beautiful sunset views across the skyline filled with mature pines. It also includes a fish pond that is over 4,000 square feet, located on the south end of the property. The property has a dual entrance and is located in an area of rural homes and pastures. This is the perfect location to build your dream home and enough room for over-sized garages and an additional home site. Enjoy bird watching, fishing, geocaching, hiking, horseback riding, or nature study/photography at this Florida retreat!

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