Wayne County Missouri, Des Arc, Missouri, 73703

Hunting Property for sale near Des Arc, Missouri

4 beds 4.0 baths
525 Acres |
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Listing #MO-475

Price: $2,995,000


525 acres m/l. Wayne County Missouri  PRIVATE MOUNTAIN LAKE ESTATE for sale with HISTORIC 1920's BOOTLEGGER'S HOME.  This southeast Missouri - Ozark Mountain TROPHY FISHING PROPERTY features 5 LAKES (approx. 135 surface acres of water) surrounded by a MATURE HARDWOOD FOREST. The lakes offer excellent fishing for BASS, BLUEGILL, CRAPPIE AND SUNFISH.  


The mature hardwood timber forest has been untouched for over 100 years and consists of several species of hardwoods. The wildlife on the ranch is second to none. For bird watchers, this property features a nesting pair of bald eagles, Trumpeter swans in the winter, several species of hawks and owls, and of course game birds like duck, geese, turkey, and dove.  Deer hunters will be impressed with the number and quality of game animals on the ranch.  Water lovers will be amazed by the signature aspect of the property, which is the 5 crystal clear lakes.  These lakes, consisting of approximately 135 SURFACE ACRES OF WATER and are perfect for recreation and relaxation. 


Rich in history this ranch includes a beautiful granite home said to be built by a Bootlegger in the 1920's prohibition era.  The ranch was later purchased by a professional baseball player in the 1940's and used as a private hunting and fishing retreat.  Legend has it that Presidents Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower both spent time as guests on this ranch.  


This property has unlimited potential.  Infrastructure includes underground electricity strategically running through the property with adequate water-wells and accessible road system offering the potential to further develop and design additional building sites or a series of cabins for a camp or a resort. This setting is perfect for a corporate retreat to entertain clients and employees. It is also ideal for anyone looking for privacy and seclusion.   

This LARGE PRIVATE LAKE PROPERTY IN MISSOURI is located approximately 2 hours south of St. Louis International Airport and is SHOWN STRICTLY TO PRE-QUALIFIED BUYERS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. 

Hunting Country is honored to participate with United Country - Birdsong Auction & Real Estate Group LLC and Travis Birdsong (listing broker) on this remarkable tract of land.

For more information please contact Land Specialist - Mitchell Terrel at 580-732-0504

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135acre Lake

Ozark Mountains

Mature Hardwood Forest



Historic 1920's Home

5 Lakes


address Address: Wayne County Missouri
city City: Des Arc
state State: Missouri
address Zip: 73703
address County: Wayne
country Country: United States

listingDetails Listing #: 35113-00475
LotSize Lot Size :525 Acres
Courtesy of: Hunting Country Real Estate
bathroom 4.0 Bathrooms
beedroom 4 Beds