Location: The Shorter Tract is located in west Macon County just a mile or so off of I-85 at the
Shorter Exit (Exit 22).
Distance to: Montgomery, AL 25 miles Auburn, AL 37 miles Birmingham, AL 116 miles Tuscaloosa, AL 128 miles Atlanta, GA 143 miles Mobile, AL 192 miles Land Use: Timberland investment, hunting and potential development
The tract has flat to hilly terrain with 0.4 miles of road frontage on Old Federal Road (Macon County Route 8) and 0.5 miles of road frontage on US Highway 80. Portions of the tract are within the city limits of Shorter and very near the Victoryland Casino.
The tract has approximately 579 +/- acres (45%) of merchantable pine plantation, 228 +/- acres (18%) of premerchantable plantation, 205 +/- acres (16%) of merchantable hardwood, 131 +/- acres (10%) of mixed pine-hardwood regeneration and 91 +/- acres (7%) of hardwood regeneration.
It has excellent investment return with high site quality and growth; the pine plantations have been planted with genetically improved pine stock. Much of it is ready for a thinning.
There are approximately 3 miles of frontage on Cubahatchee Creek which forms the southwest boundary of the property. This is excellent wildlife habitat with numerous creeks and wetland areas throughout the property with an exceptional diversity of habitat.
There are 20+ green fields covering an estimated 30 acres in total. There is opportunity for further expansion of green fields onto logging decks and non-stocked patches. There are 12+ miles of internal roads and ATV trails.
This tract offers exceptional variety of habitat with upland hills, flats planted to pine plantations, bottomland hardwood regeneration, merchantable hardwood, creek frontage and wetlands.
Power and water are available on the tract. The property is certified by the American Tree Farm System. It is being offered on a total tract basis and not by the acre.
Gates on the property are locked. Please contact Bloedel Forest for an appointment:
Greg Tossey 334-224-6891 Larry Webster 334-224-1802
Bloedel Forest is not offering any real estate agents’ commissions.
Bloedel Forest and its agents have used best efforts and good faith in providing correct and accurate information. However, Bloedel Forest and its agents will not be held responsible for any information that is deemed to be false or misleading.