Asking Price: $1,995,000
Property Size: 287 acres plus an additional, adjoining 254 acres not included in listing price
Location: Brantley County – Waycross, Georgia
Category: Conservation Potential, Homestead, Horses, Hunting and Fishing
Improvements: Vertical Improvements: 6,636 SF Main House, 1,740 SF Guest Cabin, detached 3 car garage, 4 stall horse barn and workshop, 6 door / 3 bay metal equipment building, boathouse on the lake, boat ramp on the Satilla, hunting stands.
Land Improvements: Concrete driveway to main house, landscaping and pecan grove, planted pine in straw production, well-maintained road system, established food plots and hunting stands, wildflower field, 3-acre stocked pond and horseriding ring. Natural timber valued at $583,750 per the 2014 cruise. Frontage on the Satilla River.
Equipment & Furnishings: 3 tractors and associated implements, backhoe, seed drill, antique furnishings and furniture from the home. These items are available but are not included.
Tax: Taxes & Income: Property taxes were $9,500 in 2015 and lease income of $1,900/yr from the straw lease.
Speical Instructions: Contact Hunter Brantdirectly to set up a showing appointment on Huckleberry Farm
"The Owner’s attention to detail and love for the land show through in every aspect of this farm. The stories of outdoor pursuits, family memories, Labradors in training are endless here. This is a special opportunity to continue a legacy for a new family in the outdoors."
Hunter Brant, President
Oakwood Realty Group
Huckleberry Farm in Waycross Georgia, is 287 acres located along the Satilla River in Brantley County. The farm contains numerous improvements and has been maintained to the highest standards. You will not find a more beautiful setting for a farm in south Georgia. Old growth timber exceeding $2,000 per acre, according to a recent cruise, covers the majority of the farm and is truly spectacular. A 6,630 SF main house and 1,740 SF Guest Cabin are situated overlooking a 3 acre stocked pond that is perfect for retriever training, fishing or just enjoying. The main house has a detached 3 car garage and workshop and separate from there is a barn with 4 horse stalls and storage for tractors and implements and an additional 3 bay metal building and workshop for additional equipment and storage.
The farm is turnkey for the outdoors enthusiast with a riding ring for horses, gardens surrounding the main house, food plots and hunting stands in place, sloughs for woodduck hunting, a concrete boat ramp for floating the Satilla River for bream and bass, wildflower fields and a pecan grove and 23 acres of planted pine under straw lease. Simply put, you could not squeeze any more opportunity onto 287 acres for hunting, fishing, riding and enjoying the outdoors. To the east of the farm along the Satilla an additional 254 acres is available, that provides security and additional hunting land to the farm but has not been maintained in the same fashion. Access to this additional land is through Huckleberry. The Satilla has been named the most pristine river in Georgia and this farm has been in the Owners family for over 60 years, which combines to offer a truly unique opportunity for the next Owner of the pristine landscape.
The Main House is a sophisticated farmhouse design by McCall and Turner architects of Moultrie, GA with 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 2 half baths. The exterior is a crab orchard dry stack stone and painted redwood siding. The roof is cedar shake with copper drip and porch coverings. The home features 3 stone porches, stone gas fire pit, old heart pine moldings, floors and cabinetry, vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace. Sub-zero appliances and a gas range along with granite countertops in the kitchen. The guest cabin is a cypress exterior and Aspen wood rustic interior with 3 bedrooms and 1 bath and full kitchen.
The opportunity for a conservation easement exists here, as the Satilla has historically been a high priority for conservation in Georgia. A conservation easement would give an Owner the opportunity for a tax deduction against federal taxable income or possibly monetary payment in exchange for conservation of the property, depending of which program is available or selected. Oakwood has successfully instituted both of these types of easements along the St Mary’s and Satilla Rivers and is available to discuss further if needed. The property is currently enrolled in Georgia’s conservation use for ad valorem tax reduction purposes (2013).