210 acres of prime hunting & recreational land with a 6 acre pond in the Town of Mooers
Located on ~210 of the original 395 acres, in the northwest corner of the Town of Mooers, NY is The Churubusco Lodge – Clear-Cut Pond Forest. Several years ago about 30 acres of forest were turned into fields, carefully interspersed through the woods to better see and attract game. Currently these fields are mowed annually with good results each season. Planted with deer forage, hunters could expect great results. Clear-Cut Pond, roughly 6 acres in size, is a small beaver pond found at the far end of one of these fields. Beyond the pond, a strategically placed ‘Texas Deer Stand’ rises above the treeline offering a 360 degree view of the area. Stands were erected adjacent to the other fields as well, allowing numerous hunters the opportunity to be on watch at the same time. On the northern border, and almost 2000 acres in size, lies “The Gulf” Unique Area owned by NYS, so named for the gorge running through the land, several hundred feet deep. From the northern border a 10 minute walk places you at the edge of the gorge and near the remains of Sam Smith’s cabin. More on the ‘Hermit of the Gulf’ may be found in the owner’s narrative. Miles of well established roads and trails on the property allow biking, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and ATVing. Access to the property is at the terminus of Drown Road, through an imposing 8 foot gate. Drown Road is a hardtop road to within 1.25 miles of the C. Lodge property. Beyond the hardtop is a seasonal road, not maintained in winter. That portion could be plowed if winter entry is desired. The present Lodge owners have frequently accessed the property in the winter. Cellular communication is limited at present, however 4G service should be energized shortly. Power ends at the hardtop. The hardwood forests in this section of the property were carefully logged in 2006, by a veteran logger, overseen by a professional forester. The emerging growth is a favorite forage of deer and provides both food and cover for other wildlife as well. The residual stands are made up of sugar and red maple, white, gray and yellow birch, beech, ash, aspen and many other species, including hemlock, spruce & fir. Hunters and wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy the exciting opportunities to hunt, view and photograph whitetails, black bear, coyote, partridge, Canada geese, ducks, snowshoe hare, woodcock and squirrel. A more thorough and colorful narrative of the entire property, written by the owner, may be found under additional information in this listing. This is an extremely interesting and unique property, offered at an attractive price. You can own this magnificent property for $32,850 down payment, with monthly installments of only $1,176.59.*
*Based on financing $186,150 remaining purchase balance, for 30 years, at 6.5% annual interest fixed for first 10 years, with 3% over prime thereafter, annual adjustment. Subject to seller credit approval. Buyer to pay legal fees for mortgage deed and note. Exact area pending survey and legal description.
Property Maps & Disclosures
- Lot Size: 210.00 acres
Local Directions: From NYS Rt. 11, north on Cannon Corners Rd ~4 mi. to intersection, then left onto White Rd., west to T, then right on Drown Rd., ~2 mi. to end of Drown. Chain link gate is Chur. Lodge entrance.
Local School District: Northern Adirondack
Tax Parcel ID: P/O 11-1-10.2
Tax Note: subdivided
Road Frontage: none
Pond Description: 6 acres
Oil & Gas Rights: yes
Adjoins State Land: yes