The Getaway located on U.S. Highway 80 has 871 acres with almost 2 miles of Sabine River Frontage located in two East Texas counties, Wood County and Upshur County near the town of Big Sandy, Texas half way between Dallas, TX and Shreveport, LA. The property consists of excellent wildlife habitat, Hardwood bottoms and flats, four different areas of mature Loblolly Pine Plantations covering approximately 150 acres, Rogers Creek, sloughs, open fields, trails and abundant wildlife. Camp House Headquarters equipped with city of Big Sandy water and Upshur County Rural Electric service.
The hunting opportunities at The Getaway are endless! The fabulous wildlife habitat is home to Whitetail Deer, Hogs, Coyotes, Bobcats, Squirrels and other small varmints that inhabit the woods of East Texas. Water is plentiful besides the Sabine River, Rogers Creek meanders 2.5 miles through the hunting property as well. There are 5 different pipeline right of ways that provide excellent openings and lanes for hunting with multiple shooting houses in place. The surrounding wildlife habitat includes Bottom Land Post Oak, Willow Oak, Water Oak, Red Oak, Cherry Bark Oak, Shumard Red Oak, Persimmon, Crows Foot Sedge, Black Hickory, Black Gum and Loblolly Pine. 180 Class Whitetail Deer have been harvested in the past.
The sloughs are loaded with Duck Weed and Smart Weed and surrounded by timber offering fantastic Duck Hunting opportunity when the migration reaches East Texas. In past duck seasons hunters harvested Wood Ducks, Teal, Mallard and other puddle ducks. The cleared roads and trails make easy travel to the duck hunting areas.
For the fisherman the Sabine River offers unique fishing opportunities. Largemouth Bass, Alligator Gar, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Blue Catfish, Crappie, Buffalo, Carp and Bream.
Camp Headquarters includes fully equipped and furnished camp house with one private bedroom, a large bunkroom, bath room, kitchen and living and gathering area with a front porch. Utilities include Big Sandy City Water and Upshur County Rural Electric. There in a 30 x 50-foot insulated equipment storage building with roll up doors on each end of the building. There is a separate shed for tractors, implements and trailers that also covers a walk-in cooler for storing harvested game.
The Getaway offers a rare opportunity to own a large tract of land in Texas with major Sabine River Frontage, unlimited hunting opportunities, hardwood forest, established Loblolly Pine Plantation all in East Texas.