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Shay Lake Camp

United States /Michigan, 4281 Shay Lake Rd., 48760, 32.35

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Acres :

32.35 Acres

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Hayden Outdoors

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Property Description

This beautiful Tuscola County recreational property is located one hour drive (56 Miles) north of the metro Detroit area. Leave behind the fast pace of the big city and make a short drive north to your little slice of paradise offering trophy whitetail and turkey hunting plus enjoy access to some of the best fishing in Tuscola County on beautiful Shay Lake. Land The owners since 1988 are true land stewards which is noticeably evident by the multiple lush food plots and apple trees they have planted throughout the property. Quality Deer Management for over 20 years has created a whitetail paradise which is evident by the many Trophy Class whitetails taken from the property including a 180 Class buck which was the largest buck taken in Tuscola County for several years. They have also taken a couple of 150 class bucks and multiple 120-130 class bucks over the years. The property is a whitetail sanctuary and consistently holds mature bucks every year. Light hunting pressure in this area and abundance of agriculture on the surrounding properties is why the Shay Lake Camp property produces several mature bucks every year! The Shay Lake Camp also offers tremendous Turkey hunting. The property has the ideal habitat for turkeys, consisting of a variety of grasses that are rich in forage, plus the variety of mature trees are ideal for roosting. The Shay Lake Camp also offers prime Small Game Hunting with many rabbits, partridge and woodcock. The abundance of agriculture in the surrounding area combined with the dense undergrowth on the property make for the ideal habitat for small game. After Turkey season, the owners turn their attention towards hunting the delicious Michigan morel mushrooms that grow on their property every spring. The heavily wooded property is filled with many Oaks, Elm, Maple, Ash and Cedar trees which make the Shay Lake Camp property an ideal habitat for producing morels year after year. The property has great frontage on a spring fed stream that flows into Shay Lake. This lake access to Shay Lake allows the property owners to jump in a small boat or kayak after their morning deer or turkey hunt and have access to some of the best Crappie, Blue Gill, Pike and Large Mouth Bass fishing in Tuscola County. The calm waters and natural beauty of Shay Lake also make it a paradise for paddleboarders. Improvements Mobile home with well and septic system is located in the SW corner making for a great camp setup overlooking a spring fed pond! Ideal location to build a cabin or pole barn. Nice trail system leading to the custom log blind located in the cedar swamp. Ladder stands are also setup in key locations. *Seller has several recent trail camera photos available to those serious buyers. Recreation The owners are current members of the Shay Lake Association which gives them lake access to the all-sports Shay Lake boat launch and swimming beach. Theres swimming, fishing, canoeing, Kayaking plus ice fishing in the winter. Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources All existing mineral rights and access to Shay Lake are included. General Operations Possible rental property owner was getting $600 a month in rent for the mobile home. Well and Septic on property. Great Building spot along canal. Abundance of mature timber on property. Spring fed creek runs through the property. Frontage on two main of the roads is a dead-end road (no traffic) The 3 deer blinds are not included. Region & Climate This area in Michigan has 4 distinct seasons with very moderate overall climates. The average Summertime high temperature is a comfortable 79 degrees, and the annual snowfall is 32 Location The property is located a little over an hour North of metro Detroit area and 40 miles East of Saginaw, Mi.

Basic Details

Property Types:

Acreage, Recreational Land, Hunting Land, Fishing Land

Listing Type:

Under Contract

Listing ID:





32.35 Acres

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Street Address:

4281 Shay Lake Rd.