New York secluded, wooded acres of managed forest land with cabin, pond and trout streams in Adirondack Park For Sale: Outdoor enthusiasts and/or hunter's looking for a unique, private and secluded family or group retreat in the Adirondack Foothills have found it here. In the early 60's a rustic, 800 sf hunting cabin was built on the scenic shore of Mary's Pond. The cabin, symbolic of a simpler time when fewer amenities were available, is heated with wood, with stoves in both the main room and bunk bedroom for additional cold weather comfort! Propane is the fuel of choice for both cooking and lighting. The cabin was built on piers and is wood sided with a steel roof, ideal for quickly shedding winter snow on a sunny day!
Mary's Pond is the largest of 4 cold, clear and natural water bodies on the property and the one with the most potential to support native brook trout, smallmouth bass, bullhead, perch and other regional fish. A shallow point style well with hand pump provides water for domestic use and the nearby modern 'privy tank' outhouse, with attached outdoor shower, was this owners solution to deal with personal necessities. Electricity (when needed) is supplied by a gas generator, as commercial power is miles away.
The mixed wood forest here has been managed for wildlife, recreation and timber. A great combination if you are an outdoor sportsperson. Wildlife cuttings in previous years provide and incredible variety of berries and browse that attract all types of wild critters. the most common you will encounter as you travel the maze of trails across this property; include deer, bear, coyotes, turkey, grouse fisher, beaver, snowshoe rabbit, bobcat, a wide range of waterfowl and song birds and an occasional moose! The log landing on the southern border of the property could be cultivated for use as a wildlife food plot.
The predominant native tree species found on the property include: sugar and red maple, black, pin and fire cherry, yellow, paper and grey birch, white and black ash, beech, bigtooth and quaking aspen, red and black spruce, balsam fir, tamarack, white pine and hemlock. Trees are both young and old, from seedling, sapling and pole to large sawtimber. Enrolled in the NYS Section 480-a of the Forest Tax Law provide the owner with a forest management plan to help achieve investment goals, as well as a generous reduction in assessment, resulting in lower taxes. The management plan does not call for any forestry work to be completed during the next 15 years. An overview of 480-a is attached to this listing. A copy of the 480-a Forest Management Plan and Treatment Schedule is available upon request.
This region is ATV and snowmobile friendly and local businesses cater to outdoor enthusiasts regardless of their passion. The Main Corridor Snowmobile Trail C8B and public roads and trails open to ATVs in the Town of Greig, all connect to the larger system of trails found on the Tug Hill Plateau, just minutes away to the west. With this amount of land however, one might be content riding, biking, hiking, snowshoeing, kayaking, canoeing and exploring every facet of your own property without getting tired of the view.
This would be a great property for a family or group that hope to enjoy a variety of Northern New York outdoor activities. It has always been very productive for deer hunting. It is central to numerous popular destinations including, Canada, The St. Lawrence River/Thousand Islands, Lake Ontario, The Tug Hill Plateau and the Adirondacks. Grocery, department stores and health centers, in both Lowville and Boonville, are less than 30 minutes away. This is a great opportunity to purchase an exceptional piece of Northern NY recreational land at a reasonable price!