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Harris GA 1548 ( +-1548 Acre Mulberry Grove Tract )

OFFERED BY SEALED BID

Save the Date:  Bid opening on site 10 AM Thursday November 7, 2019

SALE 1:  +-174 ACRE CLEARCUT TIMBER SALE

AND/OR

SALE 2:  +-1548 ACRE PROPERTY AND ALL REMAINING TIMBER NOT INCLUDED SALE 1 

​YOU CAN BID ON SALE 1, or SALE 2, OR BOTH SALES.

West Central Georgia Land for Sale

Harris County GA Tract, 1548 Acres +-


  • Rare opportunity to purchase large contiguous acres in growing Southwest Harris County Georgia, just north of Columbus GA.  All aesthetic and valuable mature hardwood and pine timber, excellent hunting, with significant development potential.  Ideal for a planned development, close to town showplace hunting preserve, higher and better use (HBU) timber and timberland investment, and/or permanent conservation easement.
  • The Matre Forestry sealed bid land and timber sale method is a simple and transparent process.  Bidders are welcome to attend the bid opening, or send you bid in by email or fax or mail.  Please download the complete bid prospectus below for the details, and contact us if you have any questions.  Bona fide buyers and their professional associates are welcome to inspect the property prior to bid opening, or contact Matre Forestry to schedule a showing with us.      
  • Contact Listing Broker Mike Matre, 229-869-1111 , mike@matreforestry.com
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LINKS TO IMPORTANT FILES in PDF format:

  • ​Complete Bid Prospectus (all documents including cover letter, bid form, table of contents, various maps, soil data, timber cruise reports, property narrative, photos, sample contracts, broker participation form, neighborhood real estate stats and demographics, tax cards, deeds, survey plats)

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Matre Forestry Consulting, Inc. assist clients with land sales, land acquisitions, and land & timber management in Southwest Georgia, South Georgia, Southeast Georgia, Central Georgia, & Southeast Alabama.   We do reach further out for select projects, and if we are not able to help you, we may be able to refer you to a quality real estate or forestry professional who can.  We sell property by traditional marketing as well as sealed bid land sales.   We specialize in all rural land types including land, land with homes, timber and timberland, farm and farmland, agriculture and ag land, irrigated land, dry non-irrigated land, pecan orchards, conversion to agriculture properties, cattle properties, pasture, pasture land, horses, horse properties, lake properties, river properties, creek properties, hunting properties, hunting land, quail plantations, hunting preserves, deer hunting land, turkey hunting land, quail hunting land, duck hunting land, conservation land, wetland mitigation land, 1031 exchanges ( like-kind exchanges), etc.  We also assist with all aspects of timber and land management including general administration, timber sales, timber appraisals, timber cruising, timber inventory, timber appraisal, prescribed burning, site prep ( preparation) burning, reforestation, herbicide applications, fertilizer applications, vendor and contractor negotiations contracting and supervision, GPS and GIS mapping, management plans, forest stewardship plans, Tree Farm plans, inspections, etc. Land for Sale in Georgia, Land for Sale in Alabama, Land for Sale in Harris County GA, Talbot County GA, Taylor County GA, Macon County GA, Dooly County GA, Wilcox County GA, Ben Hill County GA, Emanuel County GA, Coffee County GA, Atkinson County GA, Muscogee County GA, Chattahoochee County GA, Marion County GA, Schley County GA, Sumter County GA, Crisp County GA, Turner County GA, Irwin County GA, Berrien County GA, Lanier County GA, Clinch County GA, Stewart County GA, Webster County GA, Terrell County GA, Lee County GA, Worth County GA, Tift County GA, Colquitt County GA, Cook County GA, Lowndes County GA, Echols County GA, Quitman County GA, Randolph County GA, Clay County GA, Calhoun County GA, Dougherty County GA, Mitchell County GA, Early County GA, Baker County GA, Miller County GA, Seminole County GA, Decatur County GA, Grady County GA, Thomas County GA, Brooks County GA, Russell County AL, Barbour County AL, Pike County AL, Dale County AL, Bullock County AL, Henry County AL, Houston County AL, Macon County AL, Lee County AL, and more.

MATRE FORESTRY

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Harris GA 1548 ( Mulberry Grove Tract )
OFFERED BY SEALED BID
Bid opening on site 10 AM Thursday November 7, 2019
West Central Georgia Land for Sale
Harris County GA Tract, 1548 Acres +-​


Owner:  Georgia 315 LP et al C/O Synovus Trust
Disclaimer:  All information provided regarding this land and the timber offering is provided as a courtesy to prospective bidders and deemed to be from reliable sources, however, Matre Forestry and the seller do not guarantee the provided information to be correct and error free.
Location:  Southwest Harris County GA, just north of Columbus GA
Acres:  +-1547.67 surveyed acres
Road Frontage:  Paved, +-3000’ on GA Hwy 315, +-1675’ on Highnote Drive
Access:  Extensive and recently improved woods road network suitable for log trucks, and ATV trails throughout.  Many of the trails are suitable for trucks, and there is a perimeter trail that serves well as a property firebreak.   
Water Features:  Striblin Creek frontage (frontage on both sides of the creek), numerous smaller creeks and drains, county water.  Numerous potential pond or lake sites. 
Timber:  Heavily timbered with high quality mature hardwood and pine timber, majority upland.  See timber cruise in the complete prospectus.  Significant sustainable timber income can be generated from this property.
Hunting:  Excellent trophy deer and turkey hunting property. 
Development Potential:  Significant, due to location in growing Southwest Harris County GA, just north of Columbus GA.  The development pressure makes this large developable tract ideal for development or a permanent conservation easement.  Practically surrounded by nice established neighborhoods and nice new neighborhoods being developed now, such as Hudson Meadows across the street from the property with homes starting in the mid $270’s.  Across the street to the north is E C Pate Athletic Park, Creekside School, and Mulberry Creek Elementary School.  +-7 miles to nice retail areas on the north side of Columbus GA, and +-14 miles to downtown Columbus, as the crow flies.  Harris County GA is pro-growth and you can view the Harris County GA development plan at:

http://harriscountyga.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/RDCCompleteChklstRev110905.pdf 
Property Taxes:  $26,953 per year, according to tax assessor website.  Not currently in Conservation Use Valuation Assessment.  Not in Forest Land Protection Act.  Enrolling in these programs would significantly reduce property taxes.  
Zoning:  Agriculture
Hunting Lease Income:  The hunting lease pays for the majority of the property tax.  The hunt club is required to adhere to the owners Quality Deer Management Guidelines and harvest reporting procedures.  The lease can be broken if the new owner is not interested in leasing the hunting rights to the existing hunting club.  The hunt club is interested in staying if there are agreeable terms with the new owner. 
Narrative: 
For the serious investor, developer, conservationist, naturalist, 1031 exchanger, hunter, and/or all around outdoorsman desiring a large contiguous prime Higher and Better Use timber tract in a desirable high growth area close to Columbus Georgia.  A drive, or even better yet a hike, through this property gives you a national forest feel because of the well stocked mature hardwood and pine timber on rolling piedmont topography.  The amount of seclusion and peace and quiet on this property is amazing, especially considering just seven miles away as the crow flies is the desirable retail area of northern Columbus GA.  Just 19 miles is Pine Mountain Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site State Park - Warm Springs, GA.  Warm Springs is one of the Seven Wonders of Georgia.  Just 13 miles is world renowned Callaway Gardens.  Only about 7 miles north of the property are the unique ridges of Pine Mountain and Oak Mountain. 

For the big deer hunter, this tract has been well managed for years with a responsible hunting club that adheres to trophy management.  Harris County GA has over 31 deer in the GA department of Natural Resources Deer Registry ranging from 121 to 204 inch class deer, with 204 shot in 2002.  Trophy turkey are abundant as well.

With so much outdoor recreation in this special part of Georgia and being so close to Columbus GA with a population of approximately 200,000, it is no surprise that Southwest Harris County GA land is so valuable.  Do not miss this opportunity to acquire one of the last large contiguous developable tracts of land in this high growth area.
Utilities:  Power, county water, phone, cable, internet, cell
Legal Description:  See tax cards, deeds, and plats in the complete bid prospectus.
Topography:  Rolling
Elevation:  +-500’ to +-700’
Coordinates:  Latitude 32.67808 , Longitude -84.9262 at the Highnote Drive gate..

Contact Listing Broker:

Mike Matre, ALC, ACF, RF
President, Matre Forestry Consulting, Inc.
Georgia & Alabama Registered Forester (GA# 2486, AL# GA2486)
Georgia & Alabama Licensed Real Estate Broker
Mobile (229) 869-1111
mike@matreforestry.com