Property Type: Hunting & Recreation, Land, Land Investment, Timberland
Location: US-19/98, Otter Creek, Florida 32683
Frontage: 5.6 miles of frontage on US-19/98 (paved 4-lane) • 2.2 miles of frontage on SR-24 (paved 2-lane)
Price Per Acre: $1,200
Otter Creek Timberlands is an outstanding recreational tract and timberland investment opportunity located in Levy County. A total of 8,160 acres, it lies adjacent to the 7,600-acre Devil’s Hammock Wildlife Management Area and is approximately one-half hour away from Florida’s beautiful Cedar Key on the Gulf of Mexico and the University of Florida in Gainesville.
The property contains an abundance of wildlife including deer, Osceola wild turkeys, feral hogs, and small game, which makes it ideal for someone seeking investment property with added recreational benefits. What makes this tract of land truly valuable is the property’s potential income from timber production. Otter Creek Timberlands is a productive timberland property, and its location in Northern Florida makes it an ideal place for someone interested in accessing Florida’s strong timberland market.
With a favorable upland to wetland ratio of approximately 65%/35% the property is well suited to planted pine production. The uplands on the property contain productive soils and consist of roughly 1,322 acres of merchantable planted pine and 1,250 acres of pre-merchantable planted pine. Many of planted pine trees located on the property are ready to be harvested and sold. With excellent external access to 2 paved highways, and a well-developed internal system of woods roads, Otter Creek Timberlands is an excellent opportunity for any investor seeking land for both recreation and timber production.
Description: Uplands/Wetlands: 65% upland, 35% wetland
Ages and Stages of Timber: 1,122 acres of merchantable planted slash pine timber, average age 25.9 years; 1,250 acres of pre-merchantable planted slash pine, average age 10.9 years.
Game Populations: Excellent populations of deer, wild turkeys, feral hogs, and plentiful small game species.
Driving Directions: GPS Location: 29.37747, -82.79887
• From intersection of US-19/98 and SR-24
• Take US-19/98 north for 3.9 miles
• The gate will on on right (east side of road)