Every now and then you come across something that makes you say, “If I only had the money” or “When I win the lottery”. I came across something like that today. I was getting a pop-up ad in Facebook for various pieces of property on www.landandfarm.com.
After looking at a couple of things in Tennessee, I put “Randolph County, NC” into the search function. It is in the central Piedmont of North Carolina and would put me closer to my granddaughter Olivia Grace. It is also the county in which I was born all those many years ago.
What I found was stunning to say the least. The “Ponderosa” has a 3 BR, 2 BA house on 131 acres and is located in Denton bordering on the Davidson County line.
Well, OK, that’s nice. But what if I said it also had a pistol/shotgun range, a 100 yard rifle range, and a 600 yard rifle range?
|600 Yard Range|
|Indoor Bench for 100 Yard Range|
The property which is a mix of loblolly pine and hardwoods is home to deer, turkey, dove, waterfowl, small game, and predators. There are four deer stands on the property. As you can see in second photo from the top, there are a number of fire and/or shooting lanes cut in the property. In addition to the workshop building, there is a walk-in cooler for aging your deer. There are also a number of springs plus the 6 acre pond.
The bottom line for all of this is $749,000. This is less than $6,000 per acre. It is almost like you are getting the house, workshop, and game cooler as an add-on bonus if you buy the land.
The listing is handled by Ben Wolfe of Wolfe Specialty Real Estate and Consulting. I don’t know anything about this company nor the owner. The link to his website gives more details on the property.
Having my your own place to shoot with multiple ranges along with a place to hunt and fish whenever would be considered priceless to many including myself. That said, $749,000 is out of my price range if I ever want to retire.
But hey, a guy can dream on a Friday afternoon, can’t he?