SoldTop-Notch Hunting Property With Tillable And Timber In A Big Buck Area Of Northern Kentucky - 813.25 Acres


Auction Sale Price: $577,500.00

813.25 Acres / Lewis County, KY

This property will stack up against any property in the State of Kentucky as a top-notch property for those primarily wanting to hunt trophy bucks. There have been multiple bucks over the past two years that would likely qualify as B&C entries. This large diverse hunting tract that offers all of the essentials. This property sits in a prime hunting destination area for sportsmen and women seeking hunting ground in an area with rich trophy buck history. The tillable bottom ground provides a great food source that will keep and hold excellent whitetails. There is the opportunity for a cash lease on the tillable ground. The majority of this tract is wooded acreage with multiple openings capable of food plots. This tract offers plenty of food sources, bedding areas, and the potential to create multiple safe zones, all great attributes for a top-notch hunting property. There are multiple ridges, valleys, and bowls throughout the property. Good location to bring a camper or build a hunting cabin. A trail network throughout the property provides access with an ATV/UTV. This is one of the most appealing areas within the state for the trophy hunter.

Tract 1 - 211 m/l acres

This tract is loaded with features that you look for in a great hunting property. There are approximately 7 acres of tillable ground which have been used for soybean production and an additional 2+/- acres that are cleared and ready for food plots. The adjoining Kinniconick Creek and Lee Branch provide a good water source for wildlife. A large barn on the property and plenty of land make this a great building site for a home or hunting cabin.

Tract 2 - 115 m/l acres

This property offers all of the necessities you need in a top-notch hunting tract. There are approximately 22 acres of tillable ground which have been used for soybean production. In addition, there are cleared areas both on the ridge and in the valley, which would make great food plots. There is plenty of water available for wildlife provided by Kinniconick Creek and a pond. Thick overgrown cover in between the tillable and the hardwoods add to the features of this property. There is a great building site and a large barn on the property.

Tract 3 - 487 m/l acres

This property is primarily wooded acreage with many different ridges and valleys throughout, which lend to a great hunting property. Deep hollows serve as bedding areas, and the hardwoods offer a great food source during fall and winter months while acorns are dropping. The cleared valley near the entrance could be used as a camping site or a food plot area.

  • Open Public Inspection: November 3, 1 - 4 pm

  • Bidders may participate in the auction on site or online at

  • Property Location: 13 miles southwest of Vanceburg, Highway 59 to Highway 344 to Bee Branch Road

  • On site bidders should bring a government issued ID

  • All properties and or any improvements thereon are sold “AS IS, WHERE IS” with no financing, inspection or other contingencies to sale. Final acreage totals are contingent on a survey

  • This sale is subject to a 5% buyer’s premium - $2500 minimum per tract

  • Announcements on the day of the sale shall take precedence over any prior advertisements

  • Each high bidder will sign a contract and must make a non-refundable deposit of 10% of the total purchase price ($5,000 minimum) immediately following auction - cash, cashier’s checks, personal checks and business checks (electronically processed) are accepted - the balance of the purchase price and all closing costs are due at closing within 30 days

  • The property is sold free and clear of all taxes and installments of assessments for prior years but taxes and installments of assessments for the current year on the basis of the actual assessment shall be apportioned as of the scheduled date for the closing of title

  • All information provided is derived from sources believed correct but is not guaranteed or warranted - Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information and judgment

  • Possession at closing, subject to tenant’s rights, if any

  • Excellent genetics and age structure

  • Combination of tillable acreage, and thick covered bedding areas

  • Multiple food plot locations

  • Newly established trail network throughout the property

  • Multiple food sources

  • Barns for storage

  • Water and electric available at the road

  • 1 Hour 45 minutes to Cincinnati, OH; 2 Hours 40 minutes to Columbus, OH; 6 hours to Charlotte, NC; 4 hours 36 minutes to Nashville, TN

  • Located on Bee Branch Road, Vanceburg, 13 miles southwest of Vanceburg on Highway 59 to Highway 344


  • Wild Game
    • Small Game
    • Big Game
      • Whitetail
    • Other Game
      • Wild Turkey
  • Waterfront
    • Pond (0-3 acres)
    • Creek
  • Roads
    • Road Frontage
      • Country Road
    • Road Access
      • Gravel
  • Tillable / Production Areas
    • Tillable
    • Hardwood Trees
    • Softwood Trees
    • Corn
    • Soybeans
  • Improvements
    • Recreational Improvements
      • Trail Network
    • Building Improvements
      • Barn
  • Activities on Property
    • Hunting
    • Hiking
    • ATV Riding
    • Horseback Riding
    • Camping
    • Family Activities
  • Investment

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Auction Type




Williams & Williams Mrktg Srvcs, Inc., Philip R Heiliger, Principal Broker RE LIC 245990

Whitetail Properties Real Estate, LLC, Dan L Perez, Principal Broker RE LIC 215480

Auctioneer Thomas Barnes AUC LIC 253490

Joe Gizdic, Manager, Ranch & Farm Auctions, 217.299.0332

Isaac Singer, Agent/Land Specialist, Whitetail Prpoerties Real Estate, LLC, 606.748.6458

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