FOR SALE “Fossil Ridge” 735+/- acres in Butler County Alabama.
Fossil Ridge sits on the Southern edge of Alabama’s famous black belt region. Widely known for its incredible hunting opportunities the Alabama black belt consistently produces trophy deer year after year. Fossil Ridge is no exception when it comes to hunting, but it also offers its guest opportunities to enjoy many other unique features this tract has to offer.
Custom built 2 bedroom 2 bath cabin. The cabin features an open floor plan which also includes a large sleeping loft, wood burning fireplace, upstairs & downstairs bathrooms, as well as a large front porch. The appliances and furniture in the cabin are included in the sale.Just outside the side door of the cabin sits a custom built cooking pavilion with a built in grill, picnic tables, and a storage room. This popular hangout area over looks a large greenfield which the current owner plants each year to enjoy watching game close to the camp. Also located on the property is a 40×60 metal barn for storing equipment. The barn also has a game cleaning area built in with an electric winch, floor drain, sink, and countertop for preparing game.
The topography on this tract ranges from 250-500 ft in elevation most of which consist of hardwood ridges and bottoms. There are several stands of planted pines on the property ranging from 5-20 years old. The road system through Fossil Ridge is impressive. With most areas along the main road having crushed stoned it makes for an enjoyable ride. With over 2 miles of creeks flowing through Fossil Ridge the picturesque scenes are endless. The most well know being Mussel Creek which flows through the West side of the property. This soapstone bottom creek is well known for producing fossils such as nautiloids, oysters, crabs, and other encrusted fossils. The current owners have enjoyed fossil hunting over the years and have found several buckets full of ancient treasures. Overall access wasn’t always easy on Fossil Ridge but over the last 10 years the owners have installed 5 bridges throughout the property creating access to all parts of the tract.
With 8 large food plots and several other smaller plots planted each year this tract can accommodate a large group of hunters. The 8 large food plots all have shooting houses in place. The deer are plentiful and so are the turkeys! This area of Butler county is known for its incredible turkey hunting and Fossil Ridge does not disappoint. It is not uncommon on a spring morning to hear multiple birds gobbling while sitting on the front porch of the cabin.
Another great feature about this property is its location. Just 8 miles from the I65 Greenville Exit makes this tract very appealing no matter where it is you call home. 1hr & 50 mins to Mobile, 1hr & 50 mins Pensacola, 45 mins to Montgomery, and 2 hrs to Birmingham. You can also enjoy a round of golf at the Robert Trent Jones Cambrian Ridge course which is just 5 miles from the front gate at Fossil Ridge.
- Central HVAC
- Food Plots
- Hardwood Floors
- Road Frontage
- Storage Building
- Water (Public)