Suwannee River Place, Georgia
Property Types: Waterfront, Recreational, Timber Land
2± Miles Frontage on the World Famous Suwannee River, Untouched River Front Hardwoods, and Highly Productive, Intensively Managed Pine Stands
Ideal blend of aesthetics, recreation, timber, and river frontage
Boasting 2± miles on the World-famous Suwannee River, the 1,490± acre Suwannee River Camp is Ideal blend between aesthetics, recreation, timber, and river frontage. It is a combination between highly productive, intensively managed pine stands and untouched river front hardwoods; this is really a combination of two very desirable features. With wild tupelo trees dotting the banks of the river and the old Florida feel, there is something special about this place that can only be found in the blackwater of the Suwannee.
The current land steward’s family has owned this property since the 1890’s,and they have been in the timber industry for generations. The owner has spent years grooming this property for recreational uses as well as growing high quality timber. The hardwood bottoms create fantastic wildlife habitat. In addition to the forage and mast producing trees of the bottom, there are over 12 acres of food plots with 5 hunting blinds. The property has excellent deer and turkey.
There are approximately 890± acres of pristine hardwood bottoms. The pines are exceptionally managed for income; there are 595± Acres of Planted Pines (230± Acres of 18 years or older Slash Pine, 67± Acres 7 years Old Slash Pine, and 298± Acres of 3 years Old Improved Slash Pines).
“From a timber investment standpoint, this property is strategically balanced between 890 acres of mature riverfront mixed hardwoods and 595 acres of some of the finest stands of genetically improved, rapidly growing slash pines. Both long term hold and rapid growth with scheduled cash events.” Jon Kohler
The Historic Suwannee River begins its 246-mile trek to the Gulf of Mexico just a few miles north at the headwaters in the Okefenokee Swamp. With 2± miles on the river, there is year-round recreation with canoeing, kayaking, boating, fishing and more. Once below the Florida border, the Suwannee River is a vein that connects a series of state parks, preserves and wilderness areas. The untouched habitat lining the banks reminds you of an ancient Florida feel with history in this region dating back hundreds of years. Going back several centuries, multiple Native American Tribes lived throughout the river area. The Little Suwannee River Creek originates below the state-line in Florida, runs north and cuts through the property on it's way to the Suwannee River. This is one in a handful of North American waterways that flow north.
“There is nothing like the Suwannee river anywhere in the world. The white sand beaches here and mature hardwood forests make this property even more unique.”
Located 31 Miles North of Lake City, Florida, this property serves as a safe and secure retreat, while providing easy access to any amenity one would need in town. There is also over 2 miles of frontage along US Highway 441. The property has a Florida Cracker Style House with Kitchen, Bathroom, Storage Shed, and makes for a great Social Storm™ Property. Based on information provided by the seller, the natural stands of hardwood, pine and cypress have in excess of 60,000 tons in volume which would put these areas in an extremely high level for the potential carbon credit market. The entire property is located within the Federal Designated Qualified Opportunity Zone, where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment.
"The fact that this property is located within the Qualified Opportunity Zone it has additional tax treatment options that typical investments do not have. These options are particular well suited for long-term investments."
This is a rare opportunity on a Suwannee River property with a aesthetics, recreation, and timber.