The Rice Tract is an ideal property in South Carolina offering excellent timber investment and residential development opportunities. Recently the reforestation of 54 acres of the cutover stand was completed, including mechanical subsoil plowing, herbicide treatment to control competing hardwoods and weeds, and planting of premium control mass pollenated seedlings.
The Rice Tract is located in the piedmont area of Northwest South Carolina which features a variety of timberland and livestock farming. This property is located at 1166 County Road S-01-40, Abbeville, South Carolina. The tract has road frontage on Island Ford Road, which is 8.3 miles west of Abbeville and 9.2 miles east of Calhoun Falls. Island Ford Road is a paved two-lane highway. The tract is only 2.2 miles away from South Carolina Highway 72, which is a divided four lane highway.
The property has road frontage on Island Ford Road, which is a paved two lane highway. A forest road leads from Island Ford Road into the center of the tract.
The Rice Tract features 105 acres that is perfect for a family hunting club or a moderate-sized timberland investment. The northwestern side of the tract contains maturing Loblolly pine and a small creek drainage. A reforestation project is underway on the southeastern side of the tract. Site preparation, including weed control and mechanical subsoiling, has been completed with tree planting planned for early 2020. The tract has road frontage and clearly visible painted boundary lines.
The tract contains 33.5 acres of 28-year old maturing planted Loblolly pine that has been thinned once. A reforestation practice is in progress now on 60.3 acres. Sub-soiling to improve drainage has been completed on this stand followed by a herbicide application to control unwanted trees and weeds. The remainder of the tract includes mature hardwood and pine along the small stream areas.