Parker Tree Farm is a beautiful timberland property that is ideally suited to the buyer who is looking for quality land and timber with attributes that include:
• Mostly level and high-quality soils.
• High volumes and value of mature pines.
• Great potential for conversion to row crop, pasture, or orchard, which are common on adjoining properties.
• Outstanding hunting history and potential with proximity to the Flint River basin.
• Abundant road frontage on three sides, yet privacy with gated entrances.
This farm is located in a diversified agricultural area of North Macon County, located on Georgia Highway 128, which is one of the main arteries running through the center of Macon County and running parallel to the Flint River. It is 5 miles from Reynolds, GA. The area is known as Garden Valley, and the name well represents the productiveness of the soils, the good rain fall patterns, abundant underground water for irrigation, and the diversity of the agricultural and timber products produced in the area.
Macon County is one of the top agricultural counties in Georgia and has good markets for both timber and agriculture. The renown Flint River divides the county, with some of the best genetics for white-tailed deer and turkey in the Southeastern United States. This property is easily accessible from Interstate 75 via Highway 96, which is an East/West four lane highway that runs from I-75 to Columbus, GA. This property is about an hour drive from Macon, Columbus, and Albany, GA, and is about one hour and 45 minutes from Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport.
Parker Tree Farm has fantastic road frontage on three sides of the property, with two gated entrances from GA Highway 128, being the Western boundary, and Parker Road, which forms the Southern boundary of the property. There seem to be no physical limitations on increasing the number of access points, if so desired, along any of the three roads that border the property.There are very good internal roads on the property that provide access to almost all parts of this farm, using a standard truck or similar Suv. There are numerous four-wheeler trails through out the property that have been used by the members of the hunt club who currently lease the property for recreational hunting. There is power available to much of the farm along all three roads that border the property.
This is one of the finest, most well defined, and diversified pine timber farms that we have had the privilege to offer for sale in this area. Having almost equal length and width, great road frontage, productive and well drained soils, this farm has so much potential for multiple uses.
The acreage of Parker Tree Farm is almost equally divided between pine plantations of harvest age, and newly planted pines. There is also a 20-acre cultivatable field that could be planted to pines, used for row crops, or a nice field for dove hunting, which is historically very good in this area. The harvest age pines are from 20 years to 33 years old, and are ready for thinning or clear cut, depending on the purchaser's preference. All of these stands have been managed according to best forestry practices to enhance the quality of the remaining trees. The soils and accessibility of the property make the timber available for harvest during most weather conditions.
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