60589 Rocky Road, Hodgen, Oklahoma, 74939
Location: This unique property is nestled in the heart of the Ouachita National Forest in a beautiful valley setting between Simmons Mountain to the North and the majestic Kiamichi Mountain Range to the South. The North property boundary is a deep hole of crystal clear water on the beautiful Kiamichi River, which is a year round source of water that provides recreational opportunities for fishing and kayaking. The South property boundary is about 1500 feet away from the 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest, which provides hunting opportunities for whitetail deer, eastern wild turkey, black bear, wild hog and other small game as well as direct access to an impressive network of ATV and horseback riding trails that are operated and maintained by the US Forest Service. The property is located in the small community or Big Cedar, OK. Nearby towns include Heavener, Talihina and Poteau, which is the county seat. Broken Bow Lake, which offers some of the best fishing in Oklahoma, is only a short 30 minute drive away to the South. Sardis Lake, Cedar Lake and Wister Lake are only minutes away as well. The Talimena Scenic Drive is five miles North of the Cabin. The property is a 1.5 hour drive from Fort Smith, Arkansas and about 3.5 hours from Dallas, Texas. The physical address for this property is 60589 Rocky Road; Hodgen, Oklahoma 74939
Services to Property: Rural electricity, rural water, septic system, telephone line and LP gas delivery. Property comes with a 200 gallon propane storage tank. Additionally, there is also a drilled water well on this property for a secondary water source.
Access: This property has legal access by means of a county maintained gravel road. There is a privacy gate at the end of the county road and you drive approximately ½ mile down a private driveway before reaching the cabin This is a very private and secluded setting with very little traffic. The cabin sits at the end of the private drive with no through traffic.
Land: The cabin sits on 1.8 acres (m/l) of level to gently sloping land that is covered with an impressive stand of mature timber that is native to South eastern Oklahoma including redbud, hickory, white oak, sweet gum, red oak, eastern red cedar and native shortleaf yellow pine. The North property line is a nice hole of crystal clear water on the Kiamichi River which provides great recreational opportunities for fishing and kayaking. The cabin sits on an elevated bank of the Kiamichi River and the sound of the water flowing down the river can be heard from the cabin deck area. The south part of the property is a level cleared area which would make a great garden spot or area for planting fruit trees. The ground is a deep sandy loam river bottom type soil that is very productive. The 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest is about 1500 feet south of the property which provides excellent hunting opportunities as well as direct access to some great ATV and horseback riding. Wildlife are frequently seen from this property.
Cabin: The cabin was constructed in 1992 according to the LeFlore County Assessor’s records and contains about 1216 square feet of heated and cooled living area with 2 bedrooms, 1 large bathroom, living room, utility room and kitchen area. The exterior of the cabin is covered with Hardie Board type exterior siding and the roof is covered with composite shingles. The cabin has an 18,000 Btu/hr window unit that is 1 year old and a propane wall heater. The cabin has a large wrap around deck off the kitchen area, a covered front porch and also a deck off the utility room on the south side of the cabin.
Agent’s Comments: This is the ideal setting for a relaxing and peaceful weekend getaway from city life or even a full time residence. No traffic, no hurrying, just simple life away from the hectic city. This is a very unique property that provides access to both the Kiamichi River and the Ouachita National Forest Recreational Area. In my opinion, this property can be classified as true “Investment Grade Recreational Property”. A very private, secluded and peaceful setting. If desired, this property could be easily used as a weekend rental cabin to provide the new owner with a great secondary source of income.