The Big Antler Ranch in a premium 1,585 acre high fence hunting preserve located in Cherokee County, Alabama. With over 1,110 acres under high-fence and a meticulous wildlife management plan in place, it affords an excellent management tool for the controlled breeding of exceptional quality trophy whitetail deer and turkey.
The property has almost 5 miles of 8 foot perimeter fence as well as a partially buried predator fence that runs just outside the high fence line. The property has a gentle terrain and is fully timbered in merchantable pine plantation and mixed hardwoods. 9 Redneck Hunting Blinds and 7 Texas Hunter Feeders are located in 40 acres of lush Durana premium white clover food plots. The property boasts a 4 Br/2Bath furnished Lodge overlooking one of two 4-5 acre stocked lakes. The deer herd is a genetically pure strain of premium whitetail ranging in age between 3.5-4 years old with an average rack size of 230-275 inches. In 2017 only 6 deer were were selectively harvested with an average rack size of 290 inches. This is a a private family property for personal enjoyment and entertaining, however the property does have outstanding income producing potential. Only two non-guest hunts have been sold and they sold for $15,000 per hunter.
Properties of this size that have been this well managed rarely become available. Being located within an hour and a half from Birmingham, Atlanta and Chattanooga, The Big Antler Ranch is an excellent income producing recreational investment for any outdoorsman. The land is protected under a conservation easement to protect and preserve its natural beauty but does allow for the harvesting of timber, construction of two additional residential homesites and the construction of another lake up to 30 acres in size. This is a rare and special offering of a premium, turn-key hunting property that can be enjoyed for generations to come.