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Pennsylvania timberland with 2.3 million boardfeet of timber, great investment for sale. The Shaffer Mountain property is located in beautiful Bedford County. This excellent timber investment property is mostly wooded and stocked with hardwood timber. The last harvests on this property occurred 12-15 years ago and 20-25 years ago on different areas of the tract. The forest is very diversified from pole to larger diameter sawtimber. A Timber Inventory was made by Forest Land Services, Inc. in the spring of 2019. The report gives an estimated 2,116,620 board feet (Int.1/4" Scale) of sawlogs, and 11,155 tons of pulp. The volume grown forward to present shows approximately 2,325,538 boardfeet of timber. The primary species is Sugar Maple, comprising nearly 42% of the volume followed by Cherry (18%) and Red Maple (13%). The remaining species are Oak (9%), Poplar (6%), Cucumber (6%), other hardwoods (6%). The timber volume makes this property a solid timber investment tract. Sugar maple has become a highly valued and demanded species for some time and is not as volatile a commodity given its domestic demand, making this a great addition to any portfolio. There is an existing network of former logging trails that can be used for logging or reopened for recreational hiking and ATV use. The Shaffer Mountain property offers a diversity of landscape for personal recreational enjoyment, or for development purposes. The property has excellent access by having 9,000 feet of road frontage along Buckeye Road. The slight slope along Buckeye Road would be favorable for consideration of homes or camp sites. The west side of the property increases in elevation to give you the real deal of mountain ground. The diversity of terrain and cover is conducive to a variety of wildlife. The property lies approximately 18 miles northwest of Bedford. Easy travel can be accommodated within 20 minutes of Route 56 to the north, Interstate 99 to the east, and Route 30 to the south. Some nice amenities nearby: Indian Lake with the Lodge, Lake, and Golf Course, Shawnee State Park with boating, fishing, and swimming, and the historic Old Bedford Village with an open-air museum, reenactments, educational events, and the Pumpkinfest. Have you dreamed of owning a mountain? Take a look at this property. This is a large parcel of land with multiple investment opportunities. The Seller believes he owns oil and gas rights and is conveying all rights with the surface. The property is in Clean and Green offering low yearly taxes. There is electric on the property near the center of the property along Buckeye Road. Shaffer Mountain - Set your sights on this scenic property!