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NYS wooded property with stream, near Oneida Lake public boat launch and adjacent to State Forest for sale. This is an outdoor enthusiasts dream property! It is comprised of 33 entirely wooded acres in an exceptional geographic location in central New York State to build a camp or cabin for seasonal use or year 'round home. The property is adjacent to the ~620-acre Stone Barn State Forest which increases the recreational area for the owner enormously. A short woods walk reveals this area is occupied by a large diversity of plants and animals native to northern NY. Major tree species include sugar and red maple, red oak, black walnut, ash, cherry, beech, birch, basswood, hemlock, white pine, and more. You can anticipate seeing deer, turkey, grouse and numerous other birds and mammals on the property. A portion of Cold Spring Brook traverses the northeast corner. There, with the right lure, you might snag a native brook trout! A selective timber harvest was conducted on the property in 2013. The resulting trails will serve well for hiking, ATVs, cross-country skiing and other recreational purposes. All oil, gas, mineral and timber rights transfer with the property. Electric utility service is not available roadside, but may be no more than one or two poles away. Other recreational opportunities nearby include: ~1.5 miles to the North Shore Golf Course and ~1 mile south to the Oswego County Recreational Trail. For many however, the most popular attraction in the region is Oneida Lake. Aside from all the boating and swimming activities available, the Lake is best known for its walleye and perch fishery. The full menu of species include bass, crappie, sunfish, pike, muskie and sturgeon. The Lake is popular for bass tournaments and ice fishing but highly regarded as an excellent destination for fishing enthusiasts most any time of year. The closest access is the NYSDEC Public Boat Launch site at Godfrey Point ~2 miles from the property. Also for sale is an adjacent 62-acre, mostly wooded property with stream, ponds and 2-story farm house with garage and workshop located on both sides of Beach Road offered by the Hoeper Trust. The owner of this parcel, in conjunction with the Hoeper Trust family, will entertain separate offers for each parcel, as well as one offer for both parcels combined. This is a wonderful location for a year 'round home or recreational country getaway for folks from all walks of life looking to enjoy the four seasons of central New York. One can fish, hunt, swim, boat, hike, bike and/or just enjoy country living all from one location. Just 30 minutes south is Syracuse, the nearest large city where one might find numerous job opportunities, access to several hospitals and colleges, an international airport and other amenities.