TBD Merle Branch Lane, Heavener, Oklahoma, 74937
Location: This unique property is nestled in the heart of the Ouachita National Forest in a beautiful valley setting between Pine Mountain to the North and the Blue Mountain Range to the South. The South property boundary is about 2600 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 Conser, 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 1 hour drive away to the South. Sardis Lake, Cedar Lake and Wister Lake are only minutes away as well. The Talimena Scenic Drive is 25 miles south of the Cabin. The property is a 45 minute drive from Fort Smith, Arkansas and about 3.5 hours from Dallas, Texas. The physical address for this property is Merle Branch Lane, Heavener, Oklahoma 74937
Services to Property: Rural electricity, a water well can be drilled and septic system installed. cell service with verizon is good.
Access: This property has legal access by means of a county maintained gravel road. This is a very private and secluded setting with very little traffic. Seller will offered a deeded easement to the National Forrest land.
Land: The cabin sits on 13 acres (m/l) 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 middle part of the property is a level area, the hilltop setting has amazing view looking both north and south, and a great spot for a small garden. The 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest is about 1/2 mile 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.
Primitive Cabin: The cabin is smaller 1 room cabin with kitchette area and bed. the front porch faces west for amazing evening sunset while looking at the blue mountain ranges to the south. This area is perfect to be a base camp or multi family weekend retreat.
RV Site: There is a 20 ft x 20 ft rock pad set up to be used as an RV site with electric hook up
Taxes: to be determined after the sale estimated $500 yrly
Agent’s Comments: This is the ideal setting for a relaxing and peaceful weekend getaway from city life or even develop into a full time residence. No traffic, no hurrying, just simple life away from the hectic city. This is a very unique property that provides a private access to the Ouachita National Forestl A very private, secluded and peaceful setting. The seller will also grant easement access to the south boundary of his property that connects the National Forrest for the new owner.
Points of Interest:
Lake Wister State Park: https://www.travelok.com/state-parks/lake-wister-state-park
Cedar Lake Park: https://www.recreation.gov/camping/campgrounds/232303
Heavener Runestone Park: https://www.heavenerrunestonepark.com/
Talimena Scenic Drive: https://www.talimenascenicdrive.com/
Cavanal Hill: https://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.1157
Spiro Mounds: https://www.okhistory.org/sites/spiromounds
Peter Conser Home: http://www.talimenascenicdrive.com/peter-conser-house/
Sardis Lake: https://www.recreation.gov/camping/gateways/577