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Shell Creek Plantation

8871 al Highway 28 W, Catherine, AL | Wilcox County, AL
Listing Status: Sold
Size: 4000 acres
Property Type(s):
  • Recreational Land
  • Pasture/Ranch
  • Farm
Last Updated: 1/14/2014
Irrigated: Yes
Residence: Yes
Cropland Acres: Contact broker
Land and Farm ID: 195687

Description

Shell Creek Plantation is nationally respected for its cattle operation, grasslands, architecture, hunting programs, and aesthetics Ideal Cattle Ranch Coversion • By most accounts, Shell Creek is one of the largest contiguous Plantations in all of Alabama! • 96% of the 4,000± acre plantation is productive uplands.* • The plantation has operated a successful income-producing cattle operation and has a wealth of timber resources. • Some of the best grasslands in the State; comparable to Texas and Central Florida in Quality. • Area of Prairie Bluff produced so much cotton it lost by one vote to be the capital of Alabama • Over 8 miles of high banked creeks and seven lakes/ponds, including a 30 acre Lake • The balance of land is already in old fields and requires minimal timber removal for replanting the fields • 5,000± sf antebellum-style classic revival main house, with complementing offices, and guest houses are Architectural Digest quality. • Horse Stable, Barns, employee housing, roads (40 miles of improved roads, mostly gravel) are already in place • Apx $1M in timber assets and 1200 acres currently in CRP but which we understand can be taken out. • The grounds are impeccably manicured for horseback quail hunting and consistently hold 150 coveys. There is both a wild and preseason quail program. • Shell Creek is widely regarded as One of the Top Three Quail Plantations in Alabama • It holds more prestigious titles in the quail and bird dog world than almost any modern shooting property. • The plantation has not been on the market in over twenty years. • Electricity is already available across most of the plantation • One of the largest privately held ranches in Alabama, and one of the only ones on the market! • There is a wealth of wild game including excellent whitetails, turkey, and doves. • The grounds are well capitalized. • Located directly across from the Alabama River and Millers Ferry Lake/Lake Dannelly with 500 miles of shoreline for year-round family recreation. • The owner of over twenty years is a former coach at the University of Alabama and nominee to the Field Trial Hall of Fame. • It hosts three of the most prestigious field trials in the country. • Conveniently located in south central Alabama within twenty minutes of the jet ports in both Camden and Pine Hill, Alabama. • Less than a four hour drive to Atlanta, only two hours to Birmingham.

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This Property is Off-Market. Last modified on 1/14/2014

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