45 Acres – 670′ Road Front – Homesite Potential – Waterfowl and Big Game Hunting – Planted Pine – Swamp and Creek – Varied Terrain
45 acres +/- of Wilson Counties finest waterfowl, deer and turkey habitat with home-site potential.. If you like hunting big deer, turkeys ducks and geese in a variety of settings from planted pine to hardwoods to swamp and creek bottom then look no further. This property has and holds the wildlife on land and water and gives a hunter every opportunity to harvest big whitetail deer, turkey and waterfowl at a reasonable land price. Situated just outside Elm City and only minutes from Wilson and HWY 264. Raleigh is less than an hour away and Greenville, NC is about 30 minutes.
This tract has a nice shape bordering Cattail Swamp on one side and a straight property line bordering farmland on the other. 670′ of road frontage allows plenty of flexibility for parking or perhaps putting a small home on the property. Planted pines run all the way to the road. This property holds big deer and turkey that seek cover in the young planted pine and feed in the adjacent fields. Big Deer walk the swamp edge in the cover of planted pines and hardwoods scattered along the edges. Geese and ducks have a variety of settings from open large areas of swamp and creek to areas of pure swamp with more cover. A power line crosses the property that could serve as a shooting lane and potential food plot for rifle or bow hunters. If you are a bow hunter the planted pines are a perfect hide to ambush your next trophy whitetail. If you enjoy canoing and fishing there are many places to launch and drift Cattail Swamp from bridge to bridge. The planted pine has not had its first thinning and the pines are growing fast and appreciating every day.
Wilson County sits on the border of the Piedmont and the Coastal Plain. There are rolling hills in the west which are characteristic of the Piedmont. Traveling in an easterly direction within the county, the geography becomes flat as the land quickly transitions into the Coastal Plain.
A major factor affecting the growth of Wilson County was organized mass agriculture. Earlier on it was cotton, but the face of Wilson County agriculture was forever changed with the demand for flue-cured tobacco.
The City of Wilson and Wilson County have continued to grow and prosper. Today, the county farmland produces crops valued over $100 million annually. Cultural, social and educational opportunities for citizens of the region have more than kept pace with the growth of the city and the county. Citizens of Wilson and Wilson County take pride in excellent schools, invigorating recreational activities and rich cultural and artistic experiences. Historic Downtown Wilson has investments over $30 million in new business, retail, renovation projects of LOFT apartment living, restaurants and the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park project.