Rare 173 acre retreat just north of the Catskill Mountains in Delaware County.
This preserve sits 1,900 ft. above sea level on a relatively flat, forested mountain top consisting of Trout Pond and Stream, Managed Forest with Trails throughout, and potential for a RV Campground or ATV Park located just 3 hours from New York City.
BeBe Paloma is a private registered Class A Shooting Preserve with a 2 acre, 19 ft. deep spring-fed trout pond, a 7 acre shooting field, an apple orchard and 150 acres of managed Upland and Northern Hardwood and Softwood Forest with a few clearings for game forage. Enjoy the miles of riding, hiking, and skiing trails. A 9 acre swamp surrounded by pine and hemlock adds to the diversity and beauty of this property, and is the scenic home for beaver, mink, deer and waterfowl. A great site for hunting or wildlife observation posts.
The diversity of this preserve allows for a wide variety of human activity and recreation as well as for a wide variety of flora and fauna. Your walks and trail cams will be blessed by encounters with deer, turkey, fishers, bobcats, beavers, bear, minks, hawks, eagles, ducks, grouse and song birds. On the same day one may decide to search for the wild asparagus, spring wildflowers, or forage for mushrooms while another might fish or hunt for deer and waterfowl. You can ride your quad around the swamp or cross country ski on a serene forest trail, shoot skeet or site in your rifle. There are no limits to the natural outdoor year-round pleasures here to experience.
The land is easily accessed yet private. The development to date has centered around enhancing the natural beauty and diversity of this land by creating spaces for different types of native species, both plant and animal. The man-made cool and clear stocked trout pond is one of the real gems here. A beautiful spot to build your private home or your RV campground. There is a drilled well and a septic hook-up along with available power on the property. Have country concerts! It is left up to you to decide if you want this site to be your private estate or a commercial venture.
Build your Mountain Style home overlooking your own trout pond and land your helicopter next to your skeet range, or turn this property into a hunting, shooting or camping resort. There are numerous established and proven tree stand sites located on the property for your hunting buddies or partners. The hardwood forest has commercial value and can be selectively harvested. The owner has a forester report and continued management recommendations. This land is ready to be enjoyed and appreciated. This land can be your land.
Oneonta is less than 30 minutes away for dining, shopping and services. Cooperstown Baseball Hall Of Fame, The Farmers Museum, Leatherstocking Golf Course, and Otsego Lake are all around 40 minutes away. Several ski resorts are 30 to 40 minutes away.