When you think of a classic Adirondack forest, certain things might come to mind - clean mountain streams, fresh air, scenic beaver ponds, majestic white pines, towering spruce fir, vast deer trails, and long hardwood ridges. Sacandaga Highlands in the Great Sacandaga Lake’s North Shore region is a "can’t miss" recreational timberland property that has all of these desirable site amenities. Situated within 45 minutes of Saratoga Springs in the town of Day, this property offers both incredible solitude and convenient travel to town for a nice meal at the end of the day. This is a great multiple use timber and land investment opportunity.
Sacandaga Highlands is a classic recreational timber property tucked within the Great Sacandaga Lake’s North Shore region. The surrounding area offers a classic Adirondack backdrop with its expansive hardwood and pine forests, fresh air, clear mountain streams, seasonal lakeside communities and close proximity to the villages of Hadley and Lake Luzerne for shopping, amenities and dining. The property is located within 45 minutes of Saratoga Springs and an hour of the Capital District Region and Tech Valley.
Access is gained by 150’ feet of road frontage on Hollow Road, a paved, four-season, town-maintained road with electric and phone services available along the frontage. The terrain is well drained and gently sloping. A driveway could easily be built here in the future which could then connect the property’s extensive trail system in the heart of the land to the frontage on Hollow Road.
Sacandaga Highlands is a vintage Adirondack property whose intriguing site attributes include a mile of frontage along Allentown Brook, an incredible network of scenic beaver meadows with a variety of birds, mammals and amphibians, high-value hardwood ridges that can be managed for timber revenue, northern conifer forests and a rare opportunity to own nearly one square mile of the Adirondacks.
The rich array of natural resources on a property like this can be managed to support a wide variety of ownership goals, including long-term wealth preservation through timber and land management, periodic income associated with sustainably planned timber thinning, food plot cultivation to enhance wildlife habitat for deer, grouse and turkeys, weekend cabin retreat options, conservation and open space recreation.
A recent assessment by a respected regional industry forester indicates the current, near-term, harvestable timber value could approach $100,000. Contact the listing broker for more details.