Land for Sale - Washington Co, IN Recreational and Building Land
Take a step back in time on this beautiful 112 acre completely wooded Washington Co, IN property. This property sits just up river from the confluence of the Muscatutuck River and East Fork of the White River in what is sure to have been a significant location to the Shawnee tribes that once called this area of Indiana home. Sitting less than an hour drive from both Bloomington, IN and Louisville, KY, this property would make a great location for buyers looking to build a secluded cabin or retirement home. Rising up out of the river bottom, this property transitions into steep rugged oak lined ridges that surround a secluded drainage with two natural springs. The most remote corners of the property are easily accessed via the established trail system. After climbing up a steep ridge, the trail system follows the spine of the horseshoe shaped drainage and offers some incredible scenic views before dropping into the hidden/protected drainage. Wildlife beneficial trees such as shingle oak, chestnut oak, and pawpaw trees can be found throughout the property with the balance of the timber stand made up of Elm, Ash, and Beech species. Heavy deer activity can be found up and down the hidden drainage with the majority of the activity located near the convergence of several minor ridges, making for numerous ideal food plot and tree stand locations. Recreational opportunities continue on the 26 acres of this property that lies to the east of Ault Sawmill rd. This section of the property contains an easement with the Hoosier Hiker Council for direct access to the 53 mile Pioneer Trail section of the Knobstone Hiking Trail; Indiana's largest hiking trail starting just north of Louisville and running all the way to Martinsville, IN. Adding even more uniqueness to the property, geological phenomenons knows as "Geodes" can be found all along both creek bottoms located on the property; providing a unique quintessentially Indiana experience. The 1.5 ac building site on this property has been improved with municipal water and electricity located at the edge of the dead end Wheeler Hollow Road and offers a level, ready-to-build site for anyone looking to build their forever home. If building isn't in your plans for the near term, you can use the included storage container to house all your toys and gear while not on the property. If only the ridges and hollows on this property could talk! They provide this property with a one-of-a-kind experience and serve as a reminder of its historical significance.