Fishing Creek Property
557± Acres, Halifax County, North Carolina
This large and rare farm along scenic Fishing Creek in Halifax County, North Carolina is a sportsman's paradise. With almost three miles of frontage along Fishing Creek, this property offers the sportsman and outdoor enthusiast an outstanding hunting (deer, turkey, ducks) and recreational experience. Fishing Creek is an ecologically significant tributary to the Tar River and contains rare species of mussels and fish. The property contains a large amount of mature pine and hardwood timber (including valuable cherrybark oak), 115± acres of leased farm fields, some flooded land for duck hunting, generous paved-road frontage and is located only 3.5 miles from Interstate 95. Rocky Mount is about 10 minutes South, and Raleigh is about 1 hour away. Roanoke Rapids is about 15 minutes North.
The property contains miles of trials and roads throughout the wooded bottomland along Fishing Creek. A rustic cabin (with electricity) overlooks the creek. A power line and gas line cross the southern portion of the property. These right-of-ways can be used for access through the property, hunting stands and food plots. There are two small ponds near the northern end of the property.
Located on the Fall Line, the topography is a mixture of slightly rolling fields and bottomland along Fishing Creek. Most of the creek frontage is a high bank, and there are several areas with unique rock outcrops and boulders. The creek is ideal for canoeing and fishing. The bulk of the woodland is within the 100 year flood zone.
The property produces a yearly income through farm rent and a hunting lease. It is likely that the new owner could sell and/or donate a conservation easement along Fishing Creek.
Located in south-central Halifax County, North Carolina, about 3.5 miles from Interstate 95. The property is roughly 1 hour from Raleigh and 10 minutes to Rocky Mount, NC.
From Raleigh, take Highway 64 East to Interstate 95. Proceed North on Interstate 95 and exit on Highway 481. Turn right and go about one mile. Turn right on Bellamy's Mill Road. Go about a mile and turn left on Lowground Road. The property starts about 1/4 mile on the right (at large culvert).
Timber Stand Information
The timber is mainly mature with intermediate-aged trees resulting from a partial harvest about 25 years ago. The timber offers the new owner an opportunity for immediate income and long-term management. With varied ages and species, the timber is home to abundant wildlife such as deer, turkey, ducks and small game.
- Mature Pine and Hardwood, 306± acres, estimated value is $400,000 to $500,000. Estimate only, no timber appraisal has been completed.
- Gum Swamp, 41± acres. Suitable for recreation and duck hunting
- Pine Plantation, 23± acres, estimated value is $23,000. Needs thinning
- Young Growth, 61± acres. Nice mixture of loblolly pines and hardwoods
- Farm rent: $9,424 per year (on approximately 115 acres)
- Hunting Lease: $3,900 per year
Hunting, recreation, conservation, farming, home site, hunting and recreational related business.
$1,589,000 for land and timber, or $1,114,000 for land excluding the mature timber. Call for more information.
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Disclaimer: Information taken from reliable sources and thought to be correct. Potential buyers should perform their own due diligence and verify all information.