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The Popenhager Camp at Big Cypress National Preserve


Ochopee, Florida

21.27 Acres


Property Type: Acreage & Homesites, Hunting & Recreation, Land, Land Other, Lodging & Hospitality

Location: 0 US Hwy 41, Ochopee, Florida 34141

County: Collier

PIN: 01004280003

Zoning: National Preserve

The Popenhager Camp at Big Cypress National Preserve is a secluded property and clean off the grid! This property is one of the largest privately owned tracts and is home to the only one owner, privately owned FAA certified airstrip, Romor Ranch Airport in the preserve. Along with the well maintained airstrip is a recently remodeled 900 ± SF, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom cabin. The cabin boasts California red aromatic cedar walls and oak floors along with updated appliances and local hand hewn cypress beds. There is power on the property via the Kubota 2018, 10 kW diesel generator and solar panels installed on the roof. Included in this property is a 1974 Jeep CJ5 swamp buggy, a platform deck buggy on 2 1/2 ton running gear, trailer to use with the buggy,  Husqvarna 48″ riding gas deck mower, and a 1972 John Deere 2030 with 6 FT mower. This would be an excellent property for any hunter, bird watcher, nature enthusiast, aviator or anyone looking to live off the grid.

Description: Grass Types: Native

Irrigation/Wells: House Well with a pressurized system and water heater

Current Use: Retreat/Camp

Structures: Custom Built 900 SF 2 bedroom 1 bathroom cabin

Amenities: Recently remodeled cabin and an FAA Certified Private Grass Airstrip.

Water Features: Two small ponds

Water Source and Utilities: Well, 10 kw Generator, Solar System, Propane Power

Taxes: $1,846.79 (2019)

Fencing: Perimeter is fenced and gated

Potential Recreational/Alt Uses: Hunting, Hiking, ATV and Swamp Buggy Riding, Bird Watching, Fishing, and Photography

Game Populations: The property is inside the Big Cypress National Preserve which is 760,000 acres and full of Whitetail Deer, Osceola Turkey, Ducks, and 200 ± Species of birds seen throughout the year.

Driving Directions: • South on highway 29 from Imokalee to Carnestown
• Go East on highway 41 to Monroe Station
• from there it is an 11 mile ride on ATV, swamp buggy or truck to the property.