Sold $ 990,000.00
LeCroy Farm is the perfect combination in pasture for Cattle as well as Poultry Production located in Franklin County, GA. The farm consists of 78+/- acres +/- of gently rolling pasture that is fenced and cross fenced. The Poultry Farm is four 36×400 poultry houses that have been producing $130,000 – $140,000 annually in gross income. There is a nice ranch style brick home with a pool that is a three bedroom with two bathrooms.
The Cattle Farm is the focus on this farm. With multiple paddocks for rotational grazing and hay production, this farm can easily maintain 35-40 cow units. With fertilizer being readily available from the poultry houses, cattle production inputs are greatly reduced at LeCroy Farm. Along the road and driveways the fencing is a five board black fence. There are multiple automatic water troughs on the farm. Cattle working facilities are located next to the shop with a squeeze chute and digital scales for working and weighing cattle. Forages consists of cool season forages like Fescue and warm season grasses like Bermuda, Dallis Grass, and Crabgrass. Some of the paddocks used for hay production have Cheyenne Bermuda.
The Poultry Farm is a great cash producing aspect of this farm, that can allow a new owner to pay for this farm as they work the farm. The farm raises a 7lb bird for Fieldale. The houses are 36×400 and were built in 1988. When you drive up to the farm and study the poultry houses, you would think they are much newer. The seller takes great pride in keeping this farm looking good and functioning. When something needs repairing, it is repaired to the highest standard. A few features in the poultry houses are ChoreTime Feeders, Ziggity Waters, Tunnel Doors, Recirculating Cool Cells, Solid side walls, 4 48′ and 4 54′ tunnel fans, 4 exhaust fans, LED lights, Alarm System, Bio Security Drip Edge gravel strip, Diesel Generator, Pit for mortality, and Control Rooms. The farm operates on wells with city water as a back up and LP gas. The current gross annual income has been $165,000. The only update Fieldale will require is to add controllers which should cost under $40,000.
All buyers considering this farm should keep in mind that this is not just a Poultry Farm. The cash flow from the Poultry Farm alone will not cash flow this farm. The farm was not set up for that kind of production income. However the Poultry income will allow a buyer to pay for this property while the cattle income also helps to support the farm. Most buyers will require around a 20% down payment and will need some off the farm income to support the farm. This farm’s income will allow the new owner to gain a high amount of equity in a short amount of time. This is a perfect situation for the family that has one spouse with a job that can provide the living expenses for the family. The LeCroy Farm can provide a nice home to live in and a job for one family member.
LeCroy Farm has an added bonus on income. The farm joins Interstate 85 along the southern boundary. There are five billboards along the interstate. These produce around $1,500 total in monthly income. These billboards only take up a few square feet for each foot print, with no requirements from the property owner for maintenance.
Even though the farm is located along Interstate 85, there is little to no noise. You can be on the interstate within 5 minutes of the farm at Exit 166. Lavonia and Carnesville are both just a few minutes from the farm. Atlanta is around one hour from the farm and Anderson, SC is under 45 minutes away.
The home is a ranch style brick home built in the 1980s, but has been nicely updated. The home has a freshly remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, a large open living room, dining room, a master bedroom with two additional bedrooms. There is a nice sun room that overlooks the in ground pool. The two car garage also has a sun room along with a large full bathroom. Most people would call this bathroom, a Poultry Farmers Dream, allowing you to clean up before you enter the house. There is also an attached garage on the home.
There are so many great features about LeCroy Farm! You will search far and wide to find a farm that is this well maintained and well laid out.
This farm is a bio secure area. ABSOLUTELY no visitors are allowed on the farm without a listing agent present. All buyer prospects will have to show proof of funds, provide a letter from a lender, and can do this through the PoultrySouth 4 Ways to Qualify form. All showings will require at least a 7 day notice.