120+- Acres Hamilton County IL Hunt Property 2300L
Hamilton County|120 Acres|$249,900|Dale IL
Deer Hunters! This One Is for You and Affordable!
Deer Hunters this one is for you and affordable! Located in a fantastic area for quality deer, this farm currently is a giant bedding area with thick cover intertwined with a grown-up field and some overgrown old growth CRP fields. The heart of this farm at one time was a CRP field that has since expired. Around the edges of these old CRP fields is some hardwood timber with ample oaks for acorns. The woods is loaded with persimmon trees as well! On the north end is a field of 30+ acres that just looks like it was left alone for the past 5 years, with some work, 25 acres could be farmed but for now it’s a giant weed patch with Autumn Olive scattered throughout.
Guys here’s the straight talk on this. Not much timber value, low grade farm ground at best on maybe 25 acres, road frontage on three sides, a fence along the East boundary, thick, does have some older paths that could be cleaned up with a skid steer easily, many good spots for making clearings for food plots, at least some turkey (I did see a hen and four little ones cross the road into the property), obvious deer patch, priced for a quick sale.
Look at the maps and look for yourself! Come look and see for yourself!
You know, we like to see people make good investments on land, and one might say the fact there is no income kind of goes against the grain on that thinking. However, let’s look at it this way; its three square 40’s, all with excellent access, two with access from multiple sides. So....it could be split into 40’s and sold that way for potentially more money. Also, there has not been a single thing done to improve the habitat or funneling of deer on this farm. With a few food plots, a little skid steer work and deer camera photos of the big deer, this farm's eye appeal will jump! There is an outfitter on one side, in a 3.5-acre patch of brush that connects this with the bottoms. There is a reason he is sitting aside of this on that small of an acreage. I don’t blame him, thick cover, no food, plenty of deer, eventually the big boys are going to chase a girl out or leave for some food and....bang. On that north end, it would be easy to clear a 5-10 acre patch for a soybean plot and I would guarantee the late season action would be phenomenal. Bottom line, great deer property, lots of potential, great access and can be made even better all equal increased value down the road. Meanwhile sit back and shoot good deer.
Maps: Most real estate agents or non-deer hunters won’t understand the significance of reasoning behind the different maps. However, you deer hunters will appreciate the break down.
- There are 2 topo maps, one narrow view and one broader.
- There are 2 aerial maps, one narrow view and one broader.
- Another map outlines 31.84 acres which is a grown-up field (north 40 acres).
- Another map outlines 21.96 and 1.08 acres which is hardwood timber.
- Another map outlines 57.26, 4.87 and 1.37 acres which is an overgrown old CRP field.
Directions: From McLeansboro take Rt. 14 East OR from Enfield take Rt. 14 West to the 1500 East Road. Go South on 1500 East and after 2 miles it will wind around another mile until you see the 775 North Road. Go West (only way you can go) for ½ a mile and the property starts on the South side. Go another ¼ mile to 1450 East and go South for ¾ mile along the West side of the property. You can then go ¼ mile to the East on 700 North alongside the South side of the farm.
- Address: County Road 775N, Dale IL 62817
- List Price: $249,900
- Parcel #12-09-400-001
- Section 9, T6S-R7E
- Whitetail and turkey hunting
- 30 potential tillable acres
County Road 775N, Dale, IL 62817