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Camp Joy Rd, 3 miles north of Ore City, 20 miles north of Longview

Acreage: 77.320

Price: $251,290.00
($3,250.00 per acre)

Ore City School District

Upshur County

MLS Number: 20192313


A very pretty tract of land, part level and part sloping, part wooded and part cleared, mostly well-fenced, drivable trails to much of the property. Has meters for community water and electricity. Imagine a weekend cabin, family recreation, hunting camp or your country home here.

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Front (south) of tract is mostly level to gently sloping; north part of tract is more rolling and sloping, pretty terrain.
Approximately 1/3 cleared fields/pasture and 2/3 native woods mix with oak, pine, hickory, white oak, redbuds, muscadine grapes and more.
There are at least two creeks/streams and one nice pond on the property. Some designated flood areas along the creeks.
An overhead electric transmission line and an oil/gas pipeline cross the property, but give minimal interference with the enjoyment and use of the tract.
Property is under no surface leases at this time.
The tract is not being subdivided and must sell in one piece.
Some area is in FEMA Flood Zone A (see site sketch), defined by FEMA as: "Areas subject to inundation by the 1-percent-annual-chance flood event."
Reserved Items: movable wildlife feeders, stands


Road frontage of tract has 5-rail pipe fence. Remainder of tract is fenced with 4-strand barbed wire, most in good shape except northwest line needs work.
There is a scenic, small pond in the northwest section.
12 x 24 concrete slab could be used for RV, camp trailer, or foundation for new cabin.
200-gallon propane tank.
1-1/2" community service water line extended to the shed/slab area. Great place for a cabin or home.
20 x 40 open-sided metal-roof shed: half is concrete pad, half is dirt floor. Needs work.
Electric meter service and outlets near shed and concrete slab.
Many drivable trails give access to most parts of the property.


Per Upshur County Appraisal District website, the 2018 real estate taxes were approximately $147 based on Ag exemption. Taxing entities are: Upshur county, Ore City ISD, Emergency Services District No. 1.


Water: Camp Joy Water Company (903-968-6518). Owner says water line is run approximately 2000 feet into the property to an open camp/cabin/home area.
Electric: Upshur Rural Electric Co-op (903) 843-2536
Sewer: individual septic required
Gas: none known
Telephone: unknown landline provider
TV: Satellite or antenna
Internet: satellite or mobile phone hotspot
Waste Disposal: private provider
Post Office: Ore City
Fire Dept: volunteer
Law Enforcement: Upshur County Sheriff


Approximately 498 feet on Camp Joy Rd


No oil or gas minerals to be conveyed. Owner will convey his surface minerals.


From Longview, North on USH 259, go 22.6 miles, through Diana and Ore City TX, turn Right (east) on Camp Joy Rd, go 0.8 mile to property on Left. Signs posted.

GPS Latitude and Longitude (can copy and paste into Google maps)
32.827902N -94.709759W


The broker has assembled this information from materials furnished by the owner and from other sources considered reliable. Any sketches and maps have been prepared for viewing convenience only. Distances and characteristics are approximate and may not have been verified. Additionally, the sketch or map may not show all of the characteristics that affect the property, such as easements, fence lines, roads, etc. Interested parties are advised to investigate to their satisfaction whether the land is suitable for their intended use. We cannot be responsible for errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal or change in price.

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