Wapello County, Iowa 104.51 +/- Acres Recreational Property For Sale

Wapello County 104 Acres – SOLD


This 104.51 +/- acre farm is located 2 miles south of Ottumwa, Iowa on Lake Road which is a maintained, blacktop county road. This is a perfect set up for the serious hunter in a location known for big whitetail.  This property boarders a large, highly managed whitetail farm with dense cover throughout the section. Boarding large managed farms in Southeast Iowa gives comfort to the new buyer that there will be sound age class of bucks to hunt year in and year out. Fertilizer applied to farm acres in 2022 to prepare for 2023 farm season, 50 lbs potassium per acre. Grass left standing in 2022 to build organic matter and not take fertility off from hay. There has recently been $20,000 spent in 2022 on new driveway, dirt work, and building fertility. Approximately 60 +/- tillable acres that should rent for $140- $200 per acre and carry a 36.8 CSR2. A roughly 2.5-acre food plot with fenced soybeans is ready to be hunted on those late season cold fronts. Also, a 1 +/- acre of brassicas was recently planted around the edge and ½ acre of clover, alfalfa and winter rye makes 3 different plantings to feed the deer and turkey year around.  Setting a blind at the top of the hill will allow a bullet proof entrance and exit. Deer and turkey sign are abundant on this farm. This farm has not been hunted in years. Perfect mix of timber, cover, funnels, rolling hills and terrain changes that puts this farm at top shelf status for bow and gun hunting. The neighbors are top notch deer managers and watch the area closely. Several 180” – 215” deer have been harvested in the immediate area and on this block in the last 5 years. This is a convenient location outside of Ottumwa that will insure an appreciation of property value overtime. There is a great location to build overlooking 1 of 3 ponds.

For more information please call Land Agent Jim Davis at 641-777-5484 **Showings set by appointment only please**

Farm Highlights

  • Building site for Country Living
  • 104.51 +/- acres
  • Minutes from town
  • On hard surface road
  • 3 ponds
  • Wooded draws
  • Timber
  • Wildlife, deer and turkey
  • Creek
  • Good fences and gates
  • Established food plot for all seasons
  • Top notch deer management in the area
  • Room to add additional food plots

Brief Legal Description  

  • 104.51 +/- acres located in Wapello County, Iowa; Green Township, Section 9. Exact legal will come from the deed.
  • Taxes – TBD

From Ottumwa, Iowa

  • From the corner of Lake Road and Bluegrass Road head south on Lake Road.
  • Go south 2.65 miles and the farm is on your right (West side of Like Road).
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Jim Davis
SE Iowa Land Agent


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