8,409.56 +/- acres Historic Wild Quail Plantation located in Laurens and Bleckley Counties, GA; Meticulously-Restored Historic 3,150 sq. ft Classic Revival House; Built in the late 1840's, it stands today as one of the county's oldest surviving homes - Over 6 years spent restoring home; World-Class Historic 1880's 3,064 Sq. Ft. Lakeside Lodge; 159 +/- acre man-made deep-water lake full of Trophy Bass and Panfish, with concrete boat ramp & 3 docks plus; 7.3 +/- acre pond & Several additional smaller ponds; Intensively Managed for Wild Quail, Deer, and Turkey with 11 separate quail courses covering some 4000+ acres; Quail woods actively managed for wild bird populations with mowing, burning, predator trapping and feed lines under Technical Guidance from Tall Timbers Research for 14+ years; Recent January 3rd 2019 hunt found eleven coveys in 2.5 hours; Significant Income Production through 2,293 total acres of electric - irrigated farm land; 1,673 acres leased for farming operation; 620 acres of irrigated sod lease potential as additional significant income stream;Recently Built 2,352 sq. ft. Boathouse with 2 slips and 3 lifts underneath. Upstairs lodge has three bedrooms, baths and kitchen, dining and living area with a large porch that overlooks the entire lake; 6-trap Skeet range; Approx. 3.6 miles of Rocky Creek & 1.3 miles of Crooked Creek run through the property creating great hardwood bottoms for Deer and Turkey Habitat; Located only 30 Minutes to Macon, and One and a Half Hours to both Atlanta and Savannah; Established in 1847 by Joseph White, a Planter, who settled in Laurens County due to being so impressed with the fertility of the local soils; 60+/- miles of interior graded road system; Approximately 4,000 linear feet of grass-strip airplane runway adjacent to 6,000 SF Main Shop & Hangar; 30-Run Kennel with 3 kennel interior houses attached to Main Office Building; Property is surrounded by extensive four-rail board fencing, 6,300+/- linear feet including 42 gates; Other Improvements: 1,200 Sq. Ft. 2BR/2BA Lakeside cabin, a Billiards and Recreational Cabin, a Spring House Screened in Entertainment/Cooking and dining area;Exceptional young pine timber stands for additional future income; Excellent mature pine timber and ground cover with designed and well-located quail brood patches; Priced Below 2018 Appraisal; Additional Details on Farming Equipment, Residences, Buildings Available Upon Request; The Dublin, Georgia airport located 14 miles east of Whitehall has a 6501 ft. x 150 ft. paved runway and a 5171 ft. x 100 ft. paved runway. Jet fuel and avgas is available via self-service with credit card 24hrs daily.
Overview:Whitehall Plantation is an 8,409 +/- acre historic Georgia wild quail plantation featuring a 159-acre private lake located in Laurens and Bleckley Counties Georgia. Managed for wild quail, deer and turkey, the plantation also has significant income production through farm and sod operation. Not only is the property located in one of the most prolific regions for agriculture, but the habitat for wild game is amazing with approximately 3.6 miles of Rocky Creek and 1.3 miles of Crooked Creek running through the property. The plantation features a meticulously-restored Historic 1840s Classic Revival Home. It has beautiful rolling topography, excellent soils, exceptional young pine timber stands, mature pine timber, and ground cover. The plantation is proof that you can combine good land stewardship, recreation, aesthetics, income and wealth preservation all into one property.
"It is rare when a property has as many superlatives as Whitehall Plantation. Any one of which would be outstanding for one plantation much alone combined all together here on over 8,000 acres. With the remarkable Classic Revival Home, the World-Class Lodge, one of the largest private lakes in Georgia, the 2,300 acres of impeccable irrigated farmland, 4,000 acres of exceptional and intensely managed wild quail woods - all of this makes Whitehall Plantation the rare and unique place it is today."Walter Hatchett,Co-Listing Agent
"Nobody is leaving land better than they found it than the current land owner."Jon Kohler,Broker
"Having sold Whitehall Plantation to the current owner of 14.5 years, I have witnessed a dramatically improved and eco-friendly environment for wildlife and recreational enjoyment. No till farming on the irrigated acres have added valuable topsoil and nutrients to the land. The owner is an ardent conservationist and quail hunter. No expense has been spared to improve the quality of the wildlife populations and enjoyment of the property by his family and quests."Ed Pope,Co-Listing Agent/Broker
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