Sealed Bid Auction: Mulberry Grove Timberland Tract in Georgia

Sealed Bid Auction: Mulberry Grove Timberland Tract in Georgia

This 1,548 +/- acre heavily timbered Higher and Better Use (HBU) property known as Mulberry Grove (aka Midway) is located in growing Southwest Harris County, Georgia, just above Columbus. It is offered for sale in its entirety by sealed bid. The bid opening will be onsite, just inside the Highnote Drive gate, on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at 10AM.

Driving through or walking through the 1548 +/- acre Mulberry Grove tract gives the feel of a national forest. Other than 39 +/- acres of openings, the rolling property is all well to heavy stocked quality hardwood and pine timber in sawtimber stage. The majority is natural timber and the majority of the property is upland, and there are numerous gorgeous creek bottoms, and some pine plantations in sawtimber stage. The hardwood consist of grade red and white oaks, water oaks, poplar, hickory, sweetgum, and other hardwoods. The pine is mostly loblolly, with some shortleaf and longleaf. All of the primary roads were recently professionally reworked, a few new roads and rocked creek crossings were added, and some trails were improved to primary roads. There is frontage on both sides of Striblin Creek, plus numerous smaller creeks, and numerous potential pond and lake sites. There is paved road frontage on GA Hwy 315 and Highnote Drive, electric, and county water.

The surrounding area is highly desired residential, in high demand by those living and working in and around Columbus and Fort Benning. Across the street is a new development being built now with homes starting around $275K, E C Pate Sports Park, Creekside School, and Mulberry Elementary School. About 2.5 miles to the West is I-185 and from there it is under 10 minutes to desirable retail area of northern Columbus GA, or about 20 minutes to historic downtown Columbus on the Chattahoochee River. Just to the north is Pine Mountain, Warm Springs, FD Roosevelt State Park, and the Little White House. Mulberry Grove is one of the last remaining large contiguous properties in South Harris County GA, and is likely the only one this large so heavily timbered with such good paved road frontage and internal access.

All of these attributes make this timberland for sale one of the best HBU timberland investments available that we are aware of, anywhere. It is only offered in its entirety, and prime for dividing, developing, putting in a permanent conservation easement, timber harvesting and growing, hunting – it is a blank slate for you or you group or fund to manage as you see fit.

The complete bid prospectus, interactive map, photos, property details, and sample contract are available on the Matre Forestry Consulting, Inc. website. The Matre Forestry sealed bid land sale process is simple and transparent. You are welcome to attend the bid opening in person, or mail or email or fax your bid in prior to the bid opening. The seller intends to sell to the highest bidder but reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. After the winning bidder enters into a real estate contract, their will be a 30 day due diligence period and then a closing within 6 weeks of due diligence satisfaction. Included in the prospectus is a sale overview, location/timber/soil maps, survey plats, timber cruise data, real estate market overview and demographics for Southwest Harris County and more.

This Georgia land for sale is offered by Mike Matre, of Matre Forestry Consulting, located in Albany, Georgia. Contact Mike for complete details on the Mulberry Grove tract. Matre Forestry Consulting specializes in land sales and acquisitions, timber sales, and forestry services in southwest Georgia and beyond. Their experienced team can assist clients with land acquisitions, all aspects of land and timber management, timber sales, wildlife habitat enhancement, and land sales.

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