REDUCED!! From rolling hills to river bottom hardwood, this diverse property stands out among everything available today. It is highly productive in its current condition having been intensively managed for 30 years by Halfacre Consulting Inc. It has over six miles of paved road frontage, is rural and game rich while readily accessible from either Highway 25 or the Natchez Trace. It is situated in the west-central portion of Leake County and is 30 minutes from North Jackson by the Natchez Trace or Highway 25. It represents a sustained-yield management program where there is periodic income from timber sales every 2-3 years. Wonderful stands of mature hardwood throw mast for wildlife while browse and cover is scattered throughout the property as a result of the diverse timber types and stages of growth. Pine plantations have been established on the uplands with hardwood along drainages and bottoms. There are even some mixed stands of pine/hardwood along transitional sites. Soils under the property are productive timberland soils with some plantations established on old field sites. It has been consistently utilized as a hunting camp by Red Dog Game Management Association. Wildlife food plots, shooting lanes and access trails are located throughout the property. The wildlife has been selectively harvested for many years.
Carthage, Mississippi 39051
DIRECTIONS: From Highway 25 northwest of Carthage, turn west on Red Dog Road and travel 5 miles, property is marked by signs and is on both sides of the road: From the Natchez Trace, turn east on Red Dog Road and travel 1.25 miles, property is on both sides of the road.
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Michael graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.S. in Forestry in 1983. Since that time he has enjoyed a career as a Registered Forester, and a Real Estate Broker in Mississippi since 1986. He held a license as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Mississippi for a portion of that time. He has assisted private landowners in timber, farm and wildlife land management and sales for over thirty years. He has served as President of Halfacre Consulting Inc. working out of Louisville, Mississippi.
His passion is developing long-term relationships with landowners built on a high level of trust and integrity. Many of his management clients have enjoyed his services for over 25 years.
He has experienced an increase in demand for assistance in locating, evaluating and acquiring timber and recreational properties over the last 10 years. Changes in markets have demanded the necessity of careful evaluation and resulted in a greater number of landowners and investors needing a knowledgeable, reputable partner. He actively serves as an Agent for buyers desiring to purchase properties and as an Agent for Owners in liquidating properties. A considerable amount of his time is spent with landowners looking at property and discussing current timber market conditions, analyzing investment potential and determining management alternatives for his clients. He has taught a number of forest management and timber appraisal classes for private landowners, financial institutions and other Real Estate professionals.
Michael joined Tom Smith Land and Homes in September of 2014 as Associate Broker in order to unite forces with a progressive and growing team of land professionals. Contact Michael to discuss your needs and investigate opportunities in land investing. He will gladly assist you in your marketing and management endeavors. Use a professional for assistance in maximizing your return on investment.