Diverse Hunting Farm Nestled In The Shawnee National Forest

Description

Situated on a quiet country road just outside of Elizabethtown is a quaint little hunting farm. What I really like about this property is the fact that the owner has done all of the work, you just need to show up and hunt. There is an impressive trail system through the entire farm, large enough to drive a jeep. There are two newly established food plots down in the creek bottoms where the soil is moist and rich. The owner was kind enough to install a brand new Banks Hunting blind, so the new owner can walk right in and hunt. As you enter off the gravel road you will immediately cross Goose Creek. This appears to be a spring-fed creek because there is always fresh water trickling through the rocks. Just beyond the creek are the two smaller food plots and the hunting blind. This is a good area for deer and turkey hunting because it is accessible from the county road in multiple places, and you don’t have to stomp through the entire property. Just beyond the food plots, you’ll notice the topography starts to change and you gain elevation. It has been over a decade since the timber was last harvested so the draws are really thick. As you plateau on the ridges, you will find a beautiful stand of white oaks and hickory trees. This provides adequate food for the wildlife as well as a solid investment option for timber harvest down the road. There is a lot to like about this quaint little hunting farm. If you are looking for an affordable farm, turn-key and ready to hunt, priced under the market value then give me a call. This one won’t last!

Property Details

  • Located just outside of Elizabethtown near the Iron Furnace
  • Numerous improvements geared toward big bucks including a brand new Banks Blind
  • 3+/- acres of open ground for food plots
  • Open ground is spread throughout northern end of property
  • Rolling topography with nice white oaks, hickory and other hardwood trees
  • Numerous funnels and pinch points
  • Goose Creek is a beautiful, rock bottom creek which runs through the property
  • The creek is a major travel corridor for wildlife in the area
  • An established trail system runs through the farm
  • Recently surveyed
  • Electric easement across front of property, adjoining neighbor plans to run electric lines
  • Nearby Attractions: Garden of the Gods, Iron Furnace, Lake Tecumseh, Whoopie Cat Lake, One Horse Gap Lake, Camp Cadiz Campground, and many more
  • The adjoining 50+/- acres to the north is also available for purchase
  • 10 minutes from Elizabethtown, IL – 1 ½ hours from Evansville, IN – 3 hours from St. Louis, MO

Hickstown Road, Lot #WP004
Elizabethtown, Illinois 62931
Two hunters shaking hands outside

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