Apalachee River Timberlands
-/+ 1,944 Acres - Morgan County, Georgia
The property contains 1,944± contiguous acres located conveniently near the historic towns of Madison and Watkinsville, and urban centers of Athens and Atlanta. These secluded acres offer a combination of size, habitat diversity, and merchantable timber volume. The abundance of wildlife and water resources makes this a very appealing recreational investment opportunity available in charming central Georgia. Situated approximately 60 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia, the property borders the scenic west bank of the Apalachee River, five miles northeast of historic Madison, Georgia. Madison is one of Georgia’s oldest and largest National Historic Districts with picturesque antebellum homes, and a lively downtown square featuring popular shops, renowned restaurants and inviting Bed and Breakfasts and Inns. The property is private and secluded, located adjacent to the Oconee National Forest and surrounded by private horse and cattle farms, and timberland and recreation properties.
Timber, Recreation and Wildlife:
Apalachee River Timberlands has been under an active timber and wildlife management plan for several decades. The expansive acreage consists of upland merchantable planted and natural pines, mature hardwoods with multiple water features and large game plots.
The acres include over 1,232± acres of upland, 527± acres of bottomland hardwoods, 98± acres of beaver ponds, 82± acres of game plots and 5± acres of non-forested areas. The upland acres consists of:
- 672± acres of pine plantation
- 422± acres of natural pine/hardwood
- 113± acres of hardwood
- 24± acres of natural pine
In total, there are over 95,400± tons of merchantable pine and hardwood timber.
The acreage provides an attractive blend of manageable timberland and recreational upside for both the avid sportsman and investment minded buyer. With an unique diversity of land and timber types, established game plots, and three miles of frontage along the Apalachee River, the property creates and supports an impressive whitetail deer, wild turkey, and duck population.
Apalachee River Timberlands is currently unencumbered by a conservation easement and may offer substantial tax benefits for the conservation minded buyer.
For a private tour or additional information, please contact our Broker, Nathan Greer.
From Madison travel north along highway 129 to Apalachee Road. Turn right onto Apalachee Road and travel approximately 3 miles to property on the left.