OWSLEY CO. 228 ACRE HUNTING RETREAT - Privately owned tract of land located within the Daniel Boone National Forest consisting of ridgeland acreage consisting of extensive cleared acreages well suited to hay, pasture, and row-crop production surrounded by woods, some marketable timber, would provide excellent food plot areas for attracting deer, and has wide and long range shooting lanes which would be perfect for elevated shooting stands. Acreages not cleared are wooded providing excellent habitat and cover for whitetail deer, wild turkey, and other game/wildlife, and priced to sell $240,000!!! NOTE: PRICE REDUCED!!! NOW JUST $185,000 (ONLY 811.41/ acre average!!!)!!!
Privately owned property located within the Daniel Boone National Forest (as indicated by "green" highlighting on the map in "Map" mode). Property has extensive cleared acreages well suited to hay, pasture, and row-crop production; would provide excellent food plot areas for attracting deer, and has wide and long range shooting lanes which would be perfect for elevated shooting stands. Acreages not cleared are wooded and provide excellent habitat and cover for whitetail deer, wild turkey, and other game/wildlife. No utilities are in place to serve the property.
Owsley Co. PVA 606-593-6265; Deed Book 87 page 195,Owsley County Court Records; County Clerk 606-593-5735
Deed Book 87 page 195. Assessed as 228 acres; Parcel #009-00-00-003.00; Fair Cash Value:$200,000; Txbl. Value: $175,000. 2012 Tax Rate (County) $11.08 / $1000 (indicates that 2012 real estate taxes should have been approximately $1,939. No structures.
In 2012-2013 hunting season,OwsleyCounty is located within Whitetail Deer Hunting Zone 4.
ZONE 4 Regulations:
A hunter may take no more than two (2) deer with a RESTRICTIONS BY ZONE firearm (one with a modern firearm and one with amuzzleloader, or both with a muzzleloader).
A hunter may take no more than four (4) deer totaland combined in Zones 2, 3 and 4. Two (2) deer maybe taken using the statewide deer permit and two (2)deer may be taken using one Additional Deer Permit.
All four (4) deer may be taken with archery orcrossbow equipment.
A hunter is limited to one (1) deer with visible antlers(excluding button bucks) per license year statewide.
Antlerless deer can only be taken with a firearm by a youth during Youth Season or Free Youth Weekend,or by any hunter during the final three days of the December muzzleloader season.
Hunters shall abide by the equipment restrictions in place for each season.
In 2011-2012 hunting season, Stanley Young killed a deer scoring 198 7/8 with modern gun in Owsley Co., KY, the 4th largest non-typical score reported in state of Kentucky.
In 2012, 338 deer were reported taken by hunters.
Owsley Co., KY is designated as the 13th poorest county in the United States. Of the poorest 15 counties named, the only county in Kentucky included in the article. A small county, 198 sq. miles (18th smallest land area in state), population 4,755 (second smallest county in state by population) (county seat, Booneville, has a population of 111).
Boundaries shown are approximate and are based the aerial photograph in the office of the Owsley County Property Valuation Administration (PVA, Tax Assessor) aerial photograph, Map 9, Parcel 3. Accuracy of boundaries shown is not guaranteed. Zip code used is that of Booneville, KY, the county seat. The actual mailing zip code may be different than that utilized. Property cannot easily be accessed from Owsley County thus the zip code may not match that of the mail provider. Directions provided are by driving through Lee County the adjoining county north. Note: According to the PVA map/aerial, the Gabbard Cemetery is situated on the property. A cemetery is located on the left of the road which IS NOT ON THE PROPERTY which does include Gabbard graves; while it is believed that this is the Gabbard Cemetery which would indicate it is not on the property, it is possible(???) that another cemetery may be located on the property?
Directions: From KY 587 - KY 11 Intersection (between Beattyville and Booneville): Take KY 587, follow approximately 2.9 miles to intersection of KY 587 and KY 339 and turn left (staying on KY 587-KY 399), go approximately 1/2 mile and turn right (staying on KY 587), follow approximately 3.5 miles (driving approximately 1 mile past the Delvina Church) cross bridge and immediately turn left onto an unmarked road (on Mapquest, this road is named the Earnestville Road. If you pass Todd's Lane or Stone Coal Cemetery or Stone Coal Church, you have traveled too far). Follow this road (the beginning of this road, extending to the only/last home on said road. Road then becomes gravel and dirt. After crossing the creek the road is basically a dirt road, non-graveled) approximately 3.4 miles (crossing a concrete bridge at approximately 2 miles, crossing a creek at approximately 2.5 miles by driving through the creek, then taking the right fork driving up a steep hill --- 4 wheel drive is preferred as in dry weather road is heavily rutted, and 4-wheel drive is required in wet weather) to the property line, property will be on the right. Drive past the cemetery (on the left side of road), past a fenced-in lot on the right (part of the property) and the road for all intents and purposes ends at the property. The property will be on both sides of the road after passing a dirt lane on the left.
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