American Forest Management is pleased to announce the exclusive offering of Mount Hope by the Santee. This 770-Acre, privately owned property is located less than one mile from the Santee River, and only a few thousand feet from the Santee Dam of Lake Marion. Often referred to as South Carolina's inland sea Lake Marion is the state's largest lake. It provides a variety of recreational opportunities for all types of outdoorsmen and recreational enthusiasts.
The property consists of ample prescribe burned pine forest, agricultural fields, as well as planted food plots totalling 30-acres, roughly 14-acres of pond, and a mix of mature and premature hardwood. Mount Hope has been privately owned and under strict wildlife management policies for decades, and this property is being marketed as a true turn-key high-end recreational property.
The Mount Hope tract is steeped in history dating back to the Revolutionary War. It is written that General Marion held a celebration at Mount Hope, then the home of Joseph Cantey's son, John, who was a close Friend of Marion and was also the brother-in-law of General Thomas Sumter. It is also known that this tract was the site of a horse-changing facility and rest area for the stagecoaches on the River Road route running from Georgetown to the High Hills of the Santee at Stateburg, giving the name of the stream going through the tract, Meeting House Branch.
Other Property Attributes Include 30-acres of Productive Farmland soil suitable to substantially add to this
14-acres of ponds in excellent waterfowl hunting location
1,000 sf insulated storage unit with electricity
Retired forest service firetower on 15-acre field
Potential future cash flows from timber production and pinestraw
Excellent interior road system accessing entire property
Mill Branch Creek runs through property
Other Recreation-Deer, Turkey, Hogs, Doves, Quail, Excellent Fishing
Convenient to I-95, Manning, Sumter, Florence, Columbia, Charleston
From Manning: Turn left at the 1st cross street onto SC-260 S/S Mill St (9.5 miles) Turn left onto Durant Ln (0.1 miles) Keep left to stay on Durant Ln (2.2 miles) Turn right onto Shaw Rd (1.4 miles) Turn left onto Kenwood Rd (0.25 miles) Destination Will Be On The Right (American Forest Management Signage At Entrance)