SOLD! 80 Acres of Farm and Timber Land for Sale in Pitt County NC!

The perfect size, the perfect location, the perfect mix of open land and timber, all for the perfect price. You can’t miss on this gem, absolutely beautiful farm with all the right attributes. Open land up front by the road for the home and barn, excellent stands of mature timber surrounding the tillable land, fantastic path system through out, even a shooting range for your enjoyment. Close enough to town to get some great BBQ, but far enough in the country to hear a pin drop, you have to see this one! Call Today!

Beautiful 80 ac Farm and Timber Land for Sale in Pitt County NC! Located off Emma Cannon Rd just minutes from the little town of Ayden, NC this absolute gem of a farm is all you will ever need for a perfect country retreat. This tract has the right mix of everything, 25 acres of prime tillable land, including a 4-acre field and home site up front for the house and barn. 15 acres +/- of mixed hardwoods to provide cover and food for wildlife, and 40 acres of 25-year-old pines, that have been rowed and bedded and managed to perfection.

If you have been looking for the perfect place to settle down and enjoy the laid-back country lifestyle that small town USA can afford then the town of Ayden, NC is the right choice. Greenville and all its upscale amenities and world-class health care facilities are just a short twenty-minute drive away and the beautiful beaches of Emerald Isle are only and hour and half drive due south. Here you can have it all, fun in sun and sand, and the quiet country home you have been dreaming of. If hunting deer and wild turkey is one of your favorite pastimes then this farm will not disappoint, the surrounding farm land is home to some of the best hunting in Eastern NC and is one of the best kept secrets.

The little town of Ayden is a GIANT among BBQ fans through out Eastern NC. Home to some of the very best BBQ restaurants in the state, fans will drive hours to sample the goods. The most celebrated is the famous “Skylight Inn” on Lee Street, and is known to locals as “Pete Jones BBQ”. Here at Pete Jones BBQ they have been cooking whole hogs since 1947. Pete Jones opened in the summer of that year at age 17. Since that time the Skylight Inn has become a standard in eastern NC barbecue. Known for its rich family history and unwavering dedication to cooking Barbecue the old fashioned way (with wood), the Skylight Inn has stayed true to its roots.

In 2003 the Skylight Inn received its most prestigious award, revered to as many as the Oscars for culinary arts. In a new category, the Jones family received one of four James Beard awards for Americas Classics. Although Pete passed away in February 2006, his legacy and mark in Barbecue is still going strong. Skylight Inn BBQ is now operated by Petes son Bruce, nephew Jeff, and grandson Sam Jones who are very proud and dedicated to carrying on the legacy that Pete Jones left. The pits still smoke, and the fire burns brighter than ever. (

The farm is in production and is private property, it is shown by appointment only, please be respectful and contact the listing agent before entering the property.

For more information on this and other Farm and Timber Land for Sale in Pitt County, contact BILLY MCOWEN at 252-305-6720, by email at BMCOWEN@MOSSYOAKPROPERTIES.COM or you can see all our listings on the web at MOPLANDMAN.COM.


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    • Property State: North Carolina 
    • County: Pitt 
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    • Price: $229,000 
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    • Acreage: 79.70 
    • Address: 5180 Emma Cannon Rd, Ayden, NC 28513 
    • Listing ID: 45130 
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