Rt. 1 , Heavener, Oklahoma, 74953
Location: This property is nestled at the base of Spring Mountain in the heart of the Ouachita National Forest. The property fronts US Hwy 259 for about ½ mile and adjoins the Ouachita National Forest at the south west property corner, which provides direct access to thousands of acres of prime hunting for whitetail deer, eastern wild turkey, black bear, wild hog and other small game as well as access to an impressive network of ATV and horseback riding trails that are operated and maintained by the US Forest Service. The Winding Stair Mountain Range and the Kiamichi Mountains are a short distance to the South. The property lies about 1 mile north of the scenic Talimena Scenic Drive. Nearby towns include Heavener, Talihina and Poteau, which is the county seat. Broken Bow Lake, which offers some of the best fishing in Oklahoma, is only a short 30 minute drive away to the South. The scenic Sardis Lake, Cedar Lake and Wister Lake are only minutes away as well. The property is a 1.5 hour drive from Fort Smith, Arkansas and about 3.5 hours from Dallas, Texas.
Services: LP Gas and rural mail deliveries are available. One cabin has solar panels, batteries and inverter to power both 110 V and 12 V lighting inside the cabin. The cabin is also wired so that a generator can easily be plugged in. There is an outhouse on the property. A water well or rain water collection system could easily be installed.
Land: The land is all wooded and the terrain varies from flat to gently sloping to fairly steep. The west property corner bounds the 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest, which provides direct access to thousands of acres of hunting, hiking and camping. The land is completely covered will mature timber that is native to south eastern Oklahoma including a wide variety of oak trees, red bud, dog wood, sweet gum, elm, eastern red cedar and native shortleaf yellow pine. Note there is some marketable pine saw log timber on the property which could be managed and harvested for a potential future income stream if desired.
Access: The south side of the property fronts US Hwy 259 for approximately ½ mile so the property has legal access. There is an all-weather gravel drive across the property to the cabin. Also there is a locked pipe gate off Hwy 259 for security.
Cabin #1: There is a 16 foot x 28 foot cabin on the property that the present owner constructed around 2010. This cabin is very well constructed with no short cuts being taken when it was constructed. The cabin exterior walls and roof are covered in low maintenance galvanized steel. The cabin walls were constructed from 2 x 4’s and treated 2 x 8 floor joists on 16 inch centers were used to build the cabin floor. The interior ceiling of the cabin is insulated and finished. There is a wood stove inside the cabin for heating which is included. The cabin is wired and has a solar panel, battery bank and inverter to power all internal lighting. Also there is a generator building about 100 feet away from the cabin where a gasoline generator can be placed to power the cabin if a window AC unit is needed in the summer months. All electrical wiring and switching are installed so that the generator can easily be used. There is a 10 foot x 10 foot screened in porch on the west side of the cabin. Also there is a four wheeler and generator storage area underneath the cabin.
Cabin #2: There is a 16 foot wide x 25 foot long A-Frame cabin located next to Cabin #1 that the current owners use for storage. This cabin is not finished out on the inside but could if the new owners need more sleeping space.
Comments: This is the ideal setting for a relaxing and peaceful weekend getaway. No traffic, no hurrying, just simple life away from the hectic city. This area offers good hunting for deer, turkey, squirrel, rabbit and other game on the adjoining 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest. Also, the property is just a short drive to some of the best fishing in Oklahoma at Broken Bow, Wister, Sardis and Cedar Lake.
Property Taxes: $190 paid in 2016.
For more information contact Sales Agent Bob Bowman at (918)-839-4717.