This is a productive timberland investment with deer hunting extras. It has gravel road frontage and interior woods roads for access. It straddles the Oktibbeha/Choctaw county line and is only 20 minutes west of Starkville. A gas pipeline crosses through the property providing wildlife food plot sites and a shooting corridor. The timber consists of a 10 year old pine plantation and a hardwood creek-bottom on the west end of the property. It has potential for rural home or campsites and would be a great hunting retreat for the family.
Starkville, Mississippi 39759
Directions: From Intersection of Hwy 25 and Highway 82, travel west on 82 for 12.6 miles and then turn left (south) onto Sturgis-Maben Road, travel south 5 miles and turn right onto Pierce Road, travel west for 1.2 miles and turn right onto Hawkins Road, travel .2 miles to property marked by signs.
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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.