Peace and quiet. That’s what most land buyers seek. Whether the desire is for hunting, horseback riding, farming or family getaway, most that I’ve talked to turn their computer on and begin a search for a piece of land that will get them far away from the stress of daily life. Many are in search of a retreat from the rhetoric, alarm clocks, unending days, and recurring headaches. This long shady drive, literally to the end of the blacktop, should satisfy the search engine. As you drive through the gate, the versatility of this property becomes apparent. The large pastures and big skies stretch out as far as you can see. South of the gate toward the center of the property, stands the 30 x 60 metal shop with electricity and concrete floors. This is a perfect place to store machinery, or take care of equipment maintenance. Next door is the 40 x 80 metal barn where the tractors and implements are kept. It would be ideal for storing UTV’s, ATV’s, shooting houses or other hunting equipment. A couple hundred yards further south is the 3 year old 40 x 84 catch barn; all fencing and gates are in place for running an established cattle or horse operation. Whitetails and turkey are abundant, so you can build your income with cattle and enjoy the recreational benefits of southern Hinds County. The pasture and hardwoods provide bountiful food and cover, while the 6 ponds and creek provide ample water. In addition Tallahalla creek runs along most of the southern border creating endless roosting options for turkey flocks. This beautiful 320 +/- acres is fenced, cross fenced and ready for a full cattle enterprise with additional farming equipment is available. A beautiful custom 4,800 +/- sf home with 9 +/- additional acres are available for purchase with the property, and the cattle are also available at current market value. Access is easy with road frontage on Ike Dowe Rd. Its uses are endless, and the enjoyment is timeless.
Ike Dowe Road, Utica, Mississippi 39175
Directions from Jackson : Travel on Hwy 18 W toward Raymond, MS for 25.5 miles. In Utica, turn left onto Morrison Rd for 0.4 miles and then turn right onto Ike Dowe Rd. The property will be 0.9 miles at the end of the road.
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After graduating High School in West Feliciana Parish in Louisiana, Preston moved to Summit, MS to attend Southwest Community College. Preston then began a career in Law Enforcement. After 20+ years of Law Enforcement Preston had attained the Rank of Major over the Internal Investigations Unit for the Louisiana Department of Corrections. Preston’s new career path has led him to Real Estate with Tom Smith Land and Homes. Preston is a lifelong avid outdoorsman with a passion for duck and deer hunting and feels that a lifetime spent in the outdoors and a passion for helping others will suit him well in his new endeavors.
Preston along with his wife Tara, raise their two children, Travis-18 and Prestley-16, in Madison county. Both Travis and Prestley play sports and attend Canton Academy where Preston and Tara are very involved with many of the school’s activities.