NOW Available Chances are that if you are from Alabama or the Southeast, you've heard of Sedgefield Plantation. This turnkey recreational property having only been held by 3 owners over the past century, is now being made available to a next generation of owners. Paul ldquo Bear rdquo Bryant, the famed championship coach of the Crimson Tide, and Curt Gowdy, host of the beloved ldquo The American Sportsman rdquo as well as many other celebrities have graced the property over the years. The National Field Trials have been held at Sedgefield and many Buckmaster's Life Hunts have been filmed there as well. Sedgefield is located in Alabama's fertile Black Belt Soil Region in Dallas County along Chilatchee Creek and the Alabama River drain basin. This soil region consists of thousands of acres of bottomland hardwoods and is flanked by very productive farmland. The rich soil is the nucleus for this unique wildlife mecca consisting of trophy deer, turkey, waterfowl hunting and of course the Bobwhite Quail. Sedgefield is an excellent place to entertain family, friends, clients and would make an excellent corporate retreat, quail plantation, commercial hunting operation, safe haven social unrest compound, real estate investment, or possible tax saving Conservation Easement tract. Opportunities on properties like this don't come around very often. Located just 30 minutes from Selma, 1 hour 40 minutes from Tuscaloosa and Montgomery, 2 hours from Birmingham and 2 hours 25 minutes from Mobile. Craig Field Airport in Selma is only 45 minutes away, and Vaiden Field Airport is 16 miles North of Sedgefield. Wildlife The property consists of a very diverse mix of old growth hardwoods along Chilatchee Creek, as well as upland areas of tall pine timber with the sage undergrowth that you are accustomed to seeing on premier quail properties. The quail hunting has been a prime attraction for Sedgefield over the years, and continues to be a treasured tradition. Approximately 200 +/- acres are planted in food plots, and approximately 50 +/- acres of Chufa is planted every year. As you can imagine, all of this produces incredible trophy deer and turkey hunting. This is one of the finest properties we've stepped foot on and this area of Alabama is known for excellent hunting. Several deer in the 150 rdquo + range are killed every year, with some having been in the 170'S+. It's not uncommon to hear several turkeys gobbling at any given time on the property in the spring. Accomodations County Road 101 takes you to the heart of the property, where you'll find the ldquo Manor House rdquo 3 bed/2 bath upstairs, 3 bed/1 bath downstairs, 2 guest houses 2 bed/1 bath and 3 bed/ 1bath and the ldquo New house rdquo 3 bed/ 3 bath that was built in 2003. The historic ldquo Manor House rdquo was built in 1926 and has hosted many well-known guests over the years. There is a 30'x60' 10-stall horse barn as well as 3 other barns on the property. The 8-stall dog kennel behind the Big House has been home to championship bird dogs in years past. Just beyond the Main House Complex, you'll find a 10 +/- acre lake, having produced up to 10-pound bass from its waters. There are also a couple other ponds ranging from 3 to 6 +/- acres in size. A 1,000-Yard shooting range has a building with power, fans, roll-up doors and refrigerator to make your time on the range as comfortable as possible. A great road system allows you access to all of the property. Part of the property is partially high fenced as well 6 to 6.25+/- miles of fence. The Land Gently rolling Black Belt soil types with elevations ranging from 125/Ft along Chilatchee Creek to 210/Ft on ridges. Soil types in the upper elevations consist of Oktibbeha clay, Kipling loam and Sumter clay. These soils are well suited for hardwood and pine timber production as well as pasture and row crop production. This property is currently in a native piney wood savanna ecosystem of mature thinned pines with broom sage understory. Undergrowth is managed with frequent prescribed burning. In addition, there's also a mix of natural pine, mature bottomland hardwoods that provide a great source of mast bearing trees, open agriculture fields and cedar thickets that are great for wildlife bedding. Soil types in the lower elevations consists of Leeper silty clay loam, Sucarnoochee silty clay and Mantachie loam. These soil types are very productive and are well suited for bottomland hardwood. Timber/Open Areas 2,156+/- acres of merchantable hardwood1,581+/- acres of upland areas of tall pines/sage undergrowth1,020 +/- acres of sage fields406+/- acres of upland hardwood drains144+/- acres of pine plantation69+/- acres of pre-merchantable pine538 +/- acres of open fields/food plots27+/- acres of cedar Sedgefield Plantation is co-listed and exclusively marketed by National Land Realty and Whitetail Properties Real Estate. Showings are strictly to qualified buyers and by appointment only with at least a 24-hour notice. Contact us for your private showing. National Land Realty Bob Jamison bjamison Whitetail Properties Real Estate Chris McCune cune National Land Realty and Whitetail Properties Real Estate, or any of its agents, will not be held responsible for any false or misleading information. Information is collected by agents from sources that agent deems reliable. Agent has used his best efforts and good faith to obtain reliable information. Property lines shown on maps are approximate.