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45± Acre Income Producing Trophy Hunting Farm

MapPin Christian, IL
45.33 Acres
  • Recreational

Property Description

Hard to find income producing hunting property consisting of approximately 45.33± acres with Bear Creek running through the property. Located just northeast of Palmer, IL in Bear Creek township, Christian County, IL, the property is under 45 minutes from Springfield, IL and only 90 minutes from Bloomington/Normal. There is good hard road access from E 1100 North Road where there is a shared access, lockable gate.

The tract boasts over $4,700 income per year through 12+/- acres in CRP. There is an additional 22+/- acres of CRP which may be taken out of program and put into production or designed into a killer habitat and food plot area. If the new owner would like to keep the CRP the 22+/- acres may be brought up to compliance and re-enrolled. There is a potential to further increase yearly income through offering hunting lease options.

This property has everything a trophy whitetail is looking for with food, water and cover all in one package. The farm is loaded with deer sign! Uniquely positioned between large ag fields and heavy blocks of timber. This this 45+/- acre tract is a destination for large cruising bucks and many does in the area. There is an impressive record of whitetail hunting success as well as trail camera history backing up the whitetail and upland hunting value of this farm. This is a hard to find recreational tract with productive soils and strong ROI all in a very manageable package.

Property Highlights

Hunting Game

Game Types:

  • Whitetail Deer

Property Details


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Road Access

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Showing Instructions

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Driving Directions

North on North 900 East Road from Highway 48 near Clarksdale for approximately 1 mile. West on East 1100 North Road for approximately 1.5 miles west. Property is on the side of the road at the bridge over Bear Creek.

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Agent BIO

Jim Ferguson
Land Specialist

Jim Ferguson

About Jim Ferguson

Jim attended the University of Illinois and Illinois State University, where he completed his bachelor’s degree and graduate work. He has assisted clients in a wide range of real estate needs from large agriculture to quaint recreational properties. Born and raised in central Illinois, Jim grew up around his family farm operations in Champaign and Tazewell Counties. He has been an avid hunter and fisherman his whole life and has been fortunate to chase trophy whitetail all over the Midwest. Over the past 20 years, Jim’s hunting and habitat experiences have centered around central Illinois, where he still lives today with his wife Laura, and their son and daughter. He spends much of his time on his family farms in the McLean and Fulton County areas, providing him with a vast knowledge base to assist clients throughout the land buying and selling processes. Jim is excited to share his knowledge and assist you in finding your dream property. Whether you are looking for rich agricultural ground, highly managed hunting ground, or a family recreational property, Jim will work tirelessly to meet your needs.