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$5.5 million. Pricing is subject to deliberation.
Owner entity will consider subdividing land that is not strategic to the quarry.
The Berkley Quarry is a longstanding, well-known dimensional stone quarry which began operations in the early 1900s. Manual operation carved blocks of granite that were transported to finishing operations in nearby Elberton, GA. The Berkley Blue blocks were split and polished for monuments and building stone for many public and private buildings. The light grey close grain of the stone was popular with architects worldwide. Many historical buildings used Berkley stone for the exterior.
This property on Berkley Rd. in Carlton, GA is a tremendous opportunity. The quarry is available to be opened and has an operating permit. The subject area is comprised of 810 acres of stone mineral property, located in southern Madison County. The site is approximately ten miles northeast of Athens, GA and ten miles west of Elberton, GA and is centrally placed about an hour from both the North Georgia Mountains and Atlanta.
Business development plans are available upon request, including layout of the office/industrial park.
There are 4 buildings on the property, including:
1 building used for office space
1 60x100 metal barn
Another metal building
1 small house on one acre
Product available on land:
Stone Quarry Reserves Estimated in excess of 70 Million Tons
5-Million tons of rock quarried and ready to be aggregated
Quality of Stone: good to very good
Large concrete-grade sand deposits
Mixed pine timber
Predominantly rolling hardwoods surrounded by 20 acres of wetland on the southeast side of property
Hwy 72 frontage
Rail Access: The northern property line fronts the CSX Railroad.
o The CSX Railroad runs east-west in this area of Georgia, and then runs south at Atlanta heading to Jacksonville, FL.
o A switch is in place to serve a sidetrack leading onto the property.
3.5 miles of river frontage on Broad River.
o Main Fork and South Fork of Broad River.
o Sand permit in place to mine sand from river.
o Perfect for valuable conservation easement
Other land uses
o Ducks and other migratory wild birds
o Wild Turkey
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