Location This One of a Kind property is nestled at the base of the majestic Winding Stair Mountain Range in Southeast Oklahoma in the heart of the Ouachita National Forest. All four sides of the property adjoin the 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest, which provides hunting opportunities for whitetail deer, eastern wild turkey, black bear, wild hog and other small game as well as direct access to an impressive network of Atv, hiking and horseback riding trails that are operated and maintained by the US Forest Service. Nearby towns include Heavener, Talihina and Poteau, which is the county seat. Broken Bow Lake, which offers some of the best fishing in Oklahoma, is only a short 30 minute drive away to the South. Sardis Lake, Cedar Lake and Wister Lake are only minutes away as well. The Talimena Scenic Drive is 2 miles South. The property is a 1.0 hour drive from Fort Smith, Arkansas and about 4 hours from Dallas, Texas.
Services to Property Drilled water well, 1000-Gallon propane tank and septic system.
Access This property has legal access by a county maintained US Forest Service Road which provides all weather access.
Land The cabin sits on 20 acres of level to gently sloping land that is mostly South facing. The property is covered with mature trees that are native to south eastern Oklahoma including redbud, hickory, white oak, sweet gum, red oak, post oak, eastern red cedar and very large native shortleaf yellow pine. The native shortleaf pine on this property are saw log size trees that could provide the future owner with some future income from tree harvesting. Consult with your tax professional for the tax advantages associated with owning a tree farm. Wildlife is frequently seen on this property. The property is very unique in that all four property lines have frontage to the 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest, which provides hunting opportunities for whitetail deer, eastern wild turkey, black bear, wild hog and other small game as well as direct access to an impressive network of Atv, hiking and horseback riding trails that are operated and maintained by the US Forest Service. All four property corners have been surveyed and have a survey marker driven into the ground.
Cabin There is a 12-foot-wide x 14-foot-long cabin on the property with metal exterior and a 4-foot-wide x 8-foot-long covered and screened in front porch
Shop Building There is a very nice shop building just east of the cabin that measures 44 feet wide x 50 feet long. The shop has a concreter floor and a 10-foot-wide x 11-foot-tall metal garage door. The exterior of the shop building is heavy gauge corrugated and galvanized sheet metal. There are four sky lights that were designed and added into the roof of the building to provide natural lighting. There is a solar system that was used to provide lighting. Also, there is a 15 feet x 15 feet room inside of the shop that could be used for sleeping quarters.
Metal Frame Structure There is a metal frame structure that measures approximately 33 feet wide x 36 feet long. The structure has 3 stories and was built on a concrete slab and provides a breath taking view of Winding Stair Mounting to the South.
Realtor's Comments This property is a horseman's dream and a hunter's paradise. This is a very unique property that provides direct access to the Ouachita National Forest with endless horseback riding and side by side trails as well as some of the best hunting in Oklahoma. The Old Military Road constructed in the 1830'S that connected Fort Smith to Fort Towson lies just a few miles West of the property. In the 1800'S this area was a part of Indian Territory and was a well-known hangout for outlaws and horse thieves trying to escape the justice of Judge Parker in near-by Fort Smith, Arkansas. Horse Thief Springs lies just a few miles West of this property in the National Forest. There are literally thousands of acres of untouched natural beauty that can be accessed from this property. Cedar Lake, where the last two State record largemouth bass were caught, is a short 15 minute drive from the property. It is the ideal setting for a relaxing and peaceful weekend getaway from city life or even a full time residence. No traffic, no hurrying, just simple life away from the hectic city. The mountain views from this property are spectacular.
Property Taxes $200 paid in 2020.
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