19.64 Acres of Tar River Hunting Land For Sale in Edgecombe County NC!

Take a look at this fantastic tract of land that’s available just outside of Tarboro. Easily accessible, full of wildlife, has deeded access, a survey, and the potential for building your dream home or weekend getwaway. It’s also located on the Tar River. This property has tons of potential!

19.64 Acres of Tar River Hunting Land For Sale in Edgecombe County NC! This property has everything you want and need for an affordable hunting property! Featuring a 3.45 acre field, a couple of food plots, an internal trail system, and almost 400 feet of Tar River Frontage. There are numerous treestands and ground blinds on the property that are ideal for hunting whitetail deer. There are also a few places where you can hunt wild turkey. There is also a low-lying area that tends to hold water that could be set up to hunt migratory waterfowl. The property is rectangular in shape (see aerial photos) and is laid out in such a fashion that a few hunters can spread out and hunt the land safely. The neighboring tracts of land are primarily farm land and timberland tracts, making this a game-rich environment.

The Tar River is known for not only its variety in fish species, including Striped Bass and American and Hickory Shad, but also the river bottom land provides ample cover and browse for a number of wild game species such as black bear, white-tail deer, and wild turkeys. The dense vegetation provides cover for deer and black bear and the tall trees that border the river attract wild turkeys for roosting trees.

The Tar River originates in the Piedmont and flows in a southeasterly direction for approximately 195 miles to Washington, where it becomes the Pamlico River. The river averages approximately 50 feet in width and 2 feet in depth in the upper reaches, while downstream it averages 160 feet in width and 15 feet in depth. The section of river between Rocky Mount and Old Sparta serves as an important spawning area for anadromous fish, including American shad, hickory shad, river herring and striped bass. Between Grimesland and Washington, fishing pressure for game fish is heavy and good catches of striped bass, largemouth bass, sunfish, and white and yellow perch are common.
Largemouth bass are abundant throughout the Tar River watershed and receive a great deal of fishing pressure during May and early June, which is the best time to fish for them. Sunfish (bluegill, redbreast, warmouth, flier and pumpkinseed) are also abundant in the river, especially in some of the larger tributary streams such as Tranters Creek, Swift Creek and Fishing Creek. The prime time to fish for sunfish is during the spring spawning period, April through May. Fishing for striped bass in the Tar River occurs from late March through early May, and is restricted to the main river below Rocky Mount. White perch can be taken in the river between Greenville and Washington. – https://www.ncwildlife.org/Fishing/Where-to-Fish/Fishing_Opps_in_the_Coastal_Region_of_NC

Please do not enter the property unless you have an agent present with you. No trespassing is allowed on the property. Please schedule showings through the listing agent, Andrew Walters, at least 48 hours in advance. This property is actively hunted and POSTED!

For a birds eye view of the property visit our “MAPRIGHT” mapping system. Simply copy and paste this link into your browser (https://mapright.com/ranching/maps/b1155b69da3511a6ecca794920e64db5/share) and then click on any of the icons to see photographs taken from those exact locations as well as drone photos taken from the air. Click around and change the base layers to view shaded relief or hydrology maps of the area.

For more information on this and other Hunting Land in Edgecombe County, please contact ANDREW WALTERS at (252) 904-3184, by email at AWALTERS@MOSSYOAKPROPERTIES.COM, or visit NCLANDPRO.COM. You can also follow along on Facebook to see new and updated listings @NCLandPro.


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  • Property Features

    • Property State: North Carolina 
    • County: Edgecombe 
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    • Price: $85,000 
  • Additional Information

    • Address: Off NC Highway 33, Tarboro, NC 27886 
    • Acreage: 19.64 
    • MOPLS ID: 55579 
  • About the Agent

    Andrew Walters is an experienced land specialist who enjoys spending time outdoors. He is the Broker-In-Charge of the Greenville officewhere he manages the daily sales operations. He has developed a track record of being able to sell properties for top dollar in a timely manner. His passion for the outdoors was the driving force that led him to North Carolina State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology with a concentration in Wildlife Science in 2014. He was the President of the NCSU Quality Deer Management Association club. He is a freelance outdoor writer and has had over a dozen featured articles in the Wildlife in NC magazine, Quality Whitetails, as well as, Mossy Oak Gamekeepers. He is also a major contributor to the Mossy Oak Properties NC Land and Farms weekly blog, the Management Minute. His extensive knowledge of wildlife management and tree species provides him the unique ability to help clients manage their property to maximum potential. Andrew also specializes in rural residential properties as well as real estate involved in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Contact Andrew today to find out how he can help you find and manage your next dream property.
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    844-480-5263 (LAND)
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