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|Hunting Man ||02-26-2013 11:24 AM |
I've been wanting/thinking about trying to get a small piece of property for two primary purposes. First a post retirement place to go hang out and second to be able to hunt on or have good hunting in a short walk or drive. Last week my buddy in the UP of Michigan said he found a 12 ac property with a 4 year old 2 bedroom camp. Seems that the guy built it and stayed 1 weekend and hasn't been back. In fact he pays a local to clean it a few times throughout the year. The good thing is it sets smack center of the migration run for deer and has good roads in. The best thing is it has a good bit of river frontage, with nice trout populations. Also, it is surrounded by state land. I haven't got any pictures yet. Asking price 40K. I really wanted more property like 30-40 ac and then build a small camp. So right now waiting for more info and see. The property would be 9 hours from my home here in Ohio but in retirement time is of no concern. Any thoughts???? When I get pictures I'll post them.
|gfdeputy2 ||02-26-2013 12:32 PM |
HM is it legal to hunt that state land?
doesn't sound that bad if you can & if the state land is a good chunk of land
|Hunting Man ||02-26-2013 01:17 PM |
It's all huntable. Lots of hunters in that area especially rifle and late ml hunters that travel the migration routes.
|gfdeputy2 ||02-26-2013 03:04 PM |
Well I guess for me it would depend on how easily it is for other hunters to access the state land that surrounds that camp if you are going to have a ton of hunters hunting close to you I would really have to think hard about it
|Hunting Man ||02-26-2013 04:51 PM |
ya that's it! For 10 months peace and quiet then 2 months of not knowing what's going on when I'm not there. Lots of Michigan road hunters still in the UP. I will be doing a lot of thinking and no quick decisions.
|BruceBruce1959 ||02-27-2013 06:35 AM |
sounds like a great deal but like you I would spend a lot of time thinking it over.
|Scorpion8 ||02-28-2013 11:05 AM |
Originally Posted by Hunting Man
For 10 months peace and quiet then 2 months of not knowing what's going on ....
Or two months of having your dog shot at by idiot hunters, your property tramped across, or perhaps your camp broken into.
I would hope to find a property surrounded by private land.In the best case you can have an agreement with your neighbors.
|Hunting Man ||02-28-2013 07:44 PM |
all good thoughts!!!
|Scorpion8 ||03-01-2013 10:34 AM |
Is the property "enclosed" by State lands, or is there the opportunity to buy more land and expand? 12 acres gets small real quick.
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