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Summary of Data
1. Location: Oconee County, South Carolina, 3 miles north of Walhalla, SC, between Chalmers Mountain Road and White Cut Road. See following maps. Tax maps: 106-00-01-006 and 106-00-01-005
2. Description: 651.11 acres of forest land with a large pond. The 12 acre pond is filled with excellent quality water solely from the property for sale.
Different age classes of trees from saplings to old growth hardwoods along with several perennial streams provide a significant amount of biological diversity throughout the property. See detailed description map that is attached. Mostly old growth hardwood and scattered pine, 232 Acres, 80 years plus; Hardwood and pine, 24 acres, 12 years old; Loblolly pine plantation, 36 acres, 6 years old; Loblolly pine plantation, 70.0 acres, 23 years old; Loblolly pine plantation, 7 acres, 62 years old; Natural regeneration, 270 acres, 10 years old. There is a significant value in the timber resources found on the property; however, most of the merchantable trees provide more value due to their aesthetic qualities rather than their value for fiber production.
Topography is gently rolling to steep in places around the drainages. The property is a blend of the piedmont, foothills and the mountains. Higher elevations give good views into the nearby national forest. Some of the mountains within 4 miles are: Stumphouse, Turnip Top, Ross, Station, Tamassee Knob, Long and Dodge.
The closest major highway is SC Highway 11, a Scenic Parkway about 1.5 miles to the east. 25 miles to the south is Interstate I- 85. Atlanta, GA is 100 miles to the west and Charlotte, NC is 145 miles to the east. The transportation system provides quick access from either Atlanta, GA about 1.5 hours or Greenville, SC about 1 hour.
Travel distance to the Oconee Medical Center in Seneca is 13 miles via SC 11 and SC 28. The property is 10 miles west of Lake Keowee, 13 miles west of Lake Jocassee, 1.7 miles east of Stumphouse Mountain, and 2 miles west of Picket Post.
The neighborhood is good to excellent with new homes in the area. Interior woods roads and trails provide good access to the property for Orv, hiking and horseback riding opportunities. There is approximately 20,000 feet of streams, most of which flow year round during normal rainfall. The water quality is excellent with the source of the water primarily from the property with few exceptions. One area of shoals below the pond has about 150 feet of exposed rock with flowing water was used as a slide for recreational purposes in the past. There are many possible pond sites throughout the property.
Wildlife includes duck, geese, deer, turkey, as well as other miscellaneous wildlife.
The Sumter National Forest is less than 2 miles to the west. The tract is near federal, state, and county property. Many trails, rivers, waterfalls and lake access points are a short drive away. Oconee State Park is only 4 miles to the northwest. Oconee Station State Historical Site is 2 miles to the northeast.
Away form heavy population in a rural area, the property has secluded valleys with rocky streams and ridges with mountain views. Booker and Beaty Creeks spill over large rocks shaded by mountain laurel and rhododendron. Little creeks that feed into Booker and Beaty also have rocks and small cascades. Trout waters are located within 10 miles to the north and northwest on national forest and other state lands. Located near the quiet town of Walhalla, this tract offers isolation like few others in this size class of available properties. Many building sites are present throughout the property.
Mountain hardwood forest of oaks, hickory, sourwood and maple cover over 200 acres of the tract. The forested mountains to the north and west associated with the Sumter National Forest and other public lands are readily visible from the property. Within an easy drive are recreation areas on the Sumter National Forest, Issaqueena Falls, Chattooga Wild and Scenic River, Lake Keowee, state parks and county parks. Medical facilities, dining and shopping are all within a short drive.
A small 3-bed room cabin is located on the pond. With some work, it will be a nice cabin.
A recent survey is available.
3. HIGHEST And Best Use: Forestland, Residential or agricultural.
4. IMPROVEMENTS: Electricity, phone, well water, cabin
All tracts: 651. 1 acres $ 3, 900,000
Tract A 135.6 acres 735,000
Tract B 157.0 acres 931,000
Tract C 120.0 acres 1,525,000
Tract D 183.1 acres 1,086,000
Tract E 55.4 acres 357,000
6 Present Use: Timberland / Recreational
7 Road Frontage: All the following roads are public: 5540 feet on Chalmers Mountain Road (paved), 320 feet on Oconee Station Road (paved), 4488 feet on White Cut Road (Gravel).
8 Property Tax: $1.71/Acre
9 Restrictions: None