UNDER CONTRACT! 23.35 Acres of Hunting and Timber Land for Sale in Gates County NC!

Looking for affordable acreage just a few miles away from the Virginia border? Located off Middle Swamp Rd just 9 miles from the Virginia line this property is perfect for someone looking to commute into VA and enjoy the lower taxes in NC. Excellent stand of young timber, great hunting, and easy access to Suffolk, VA and Hwy 158 in NC, this one has it all!

23.35 acres of Hunting and Timber Land for Sale in Gates County NC! Located off Middle Swamp Rd in Gates, NC this hunting and timber tract has the best of both worlds. Excellent timber investment potential and affordable road frontage for future development. The tract consists of over 23 acres of 5 plus year old pines with a septic system and well installed at the rear of the property

For years, Gates County has been known for its excellent deer and bear hunting. This tract is no exception; being just a few miles from the famed Great Dismal Swamp this property has an abundance of wild game. With local agriculture nearby, wildlife does not need to travel far to find food, and there is already plenty of cover. If you are looking to enjoy some country living with an abundance of wildlife and recreational opportunities then Gates County is the right spot.

Dismal Swamp State Park allows a unique wilderness experience in a landscape that has been witness to American Indian hunting parties, exploration by George Washington and the story of the Underground Railroad. The park features 20 miles of trails, beyond a 2,000-foot boardwalk that puts visitors in the midst of the Great Dismal Swamp. Birding and viewing abundant wildlife are favored activities.

Mountain biking on the trails and kayaking the adjacent Dismal Swamp Canal are both encouraged. Visitors may bring their own equipment or rent at the park. Regular interpretive programs about the wetlands ecology and history of the famed swamp complement museum-quality exhibits in the visitor center. (https://www.ncparks.gov/dismal-swamp-state-park)

Immediately across Hwy 158 you will find the Merchant Mill Pond State Park, adorning the landscape with massive bald cypress trees, beech groves, Spanish moss and exotic wildlife. Canoes can be rented or visitors can bring their own for a unique paddling experience. Three types of camping are available at family and group campgrounds, primitive backpacking sites and three remote canoe-in campgrounds reached by paddling trails.

The scenic pond is surrounded by picnic grounds, nine miles of hiking trails and a visitor center offering museum-quality exhibits. Some trail segments are open to biking. Fishing is available from the bank, or small boats (trolling motors only) may be launched at the boat ramp. (https://www.ncparks.gov/merchants-millpond-state-park) What a great location with tons of recreational activities for the whole family.

Showings are made by appointment only, please be respectful and call the listing agent prior to entering the property, thank you.

For more information on this or other Hunting and Timber Land for Sale in Gates County NC call BILLY MCOWEN at 252-305-6720 or email bmcowen@mossyoakproperties.com or visit us on the web at MOPLANDMAN.COM.


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  • Property Features

    • Property State: North Carolina 
    • County: Gates 
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    • Price: $45,900 
  • Additional Information

    • Acreage: 23.35 
    • Address: Off Middle Swamp Road, Gates, NC 27937 
    • Listing ID: 44484 
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