Farms and Timberland for SaleFarms and timberland have long been combined into one property since
some owner/investors are also sportsmen. As a result this investment
also provides recreational land providing a property that with
established crops or food plots, provides a home for various game
species of wildlife. In Georgia and South Carolina this includes,
Whitetail Deer, feral hogs ,wild turkey, dove, Bob White Quail, ducks,
geese, and other small game such as squirrel and rabbits.
The farm land provides annual income through row crops, pasture,
hayfield, or other interests requiring open space and vacant land. Some
of the farms are held by farmers actively farming the land themselves,
while others take a more passive approach and lease the land to farmers
in the area. The passive farmer/investor usually receives annual land
lease payments but retains the use of the property for recreational
Timberland is generally better suited for the passive investor who does
not require annual cash flows but prefers an income stream over the
time of ownership of the land. Timber harvests are usually projected
based on the age of the timber in intervals of 5-10 years apart and
achieved through a forester setting up harvests on a rotation schedule.
This owner generally lives in a nearby city and enjoys weekend or
hunting seasons on the property.
With either arrangement mentioned above the owner can live on this land
for his private place of residence as well. The feasibility of these
type operations depend on the property owners needs and size of