SOLD!! 20.4 Acres of Hunting and Timber Land For Sale in Jones County NC!

Looking for an affordable hunting tract with high quality merchantable timber? This one is right for you. Impeccably managed, 30 plus year old plantation pines, over 1100 feet of road frontage, and not 10 miles from New Bern, NC. Perfect spot to carve out a home site and enjoy a laid-back country lifestyle in the “Carolina Pines”. This property is close to Hwy 17 and minutes away from all the “big city” amenities, yet tucked away in a quiet setting off Simmons Loop Rd.

20.4 Acres of Hunting and Timber Land for Sale in Jones County NC! Looking for an affordable hunting tract with high quality merchantable timber? This one is right for you. Impeccably managed, 30 plus year old plantation pines, over 1100 feet of road frontage, and not 10 miles from New Bern, NC. Perfect spot to carve out a home site and enjoy a laid-back country lifestyle in the “Carolina Pines”. This property is close to Hwy 17 and minutes away from all the “big city” amenities, yet tucked away in a quiet setting off Simmons Loop Rd.

The property consists of 30 plus year old Plantation Pines that have been managed to perfection. The timber has had one thinning and is in excellent condition. Check out the aerial drone photos showing how this beautiful stand of timber has been set out in blocks and separated by firebreaks. This place is so quiet you could hear a pin drop, limited flow through traffic due to road construction widening Hwy 17. You have this little corner of the county practically all to yourself.

Nearby New Bern is a riverfront city near the North Carolina coast. The Tryon Palace complex includes a replica of the state’s 1st capitol, historic homes, gardens and the North Carolina History Center. The Birthplace of Pepsi is the drugstore where the drink was invented in the 1890s. Nearby, the New Bern Firemens Museum highlights the Great Fire of 1922. South, Croatan National Forest has estuaries and diverse wildlife.

The nearby Croatan National Forest, one of four National Forests in North Carolina and the only true coastal forest in the East. The Croatan National Forest’s 160,000 acres have pine forests, saltwater estuaries, bogs and raised swamps called pocosins. Bordered on three sides by tidal rivers and the Bogue Sound, the forest is defined by water.

All this water provides a variety of recreation and diversity of wildlife- from deer, black bears and turkeys to wading birds, ospreys and alligators. Canoeing and fishing are popular on blackwater creeks and saltwater marshes. The Croatan is also home to the carnivorous Venus flytrap, sunder and pitcherplant. (https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nfsnc/recarea/?recid=48466)

Outside of developed recreation areas, fishing and hunting are permitted throughout the national forests in North Carolina. According to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, any lands open the public hunting are called game lands. Many game animals thrive in the national forests. The Forest Service is emphasizing equal access to hunting. Hunters must have the proper licenses or permits needed to hunt.

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

For more information on this and other Hunting and Timber Land for Sale in Jones County NC, call BILLY MCOWEN at 252-305-6720 or email bmcowen@mossyoakproperties.com or you could visit us on the web and see all of our listings at MOPLANDMAN.COM.