25 Acres, 2 Homes, Lake, No Neighbors, Survivor’s Heaven

498,900  24.75 acres  Pete Martino  NY Land Quest


Wake up America! Are you ready when the SHTF? You know it is coming but when? Do you have a plan to save your loved ones? Do you have a “go-bag” ready? How about a safe place to bring your family? If you live in a city in the Northeast, you need a safe place to survive. We have a piece of property that has been developed over 20 years for such an event. 24.75 acres of woodland forest on a 30-40 acre pristine lake in Central New York. This is not in the Adirondacks where so many go, where the prices and taxes are high. Here in Oneida County, taxes are low. This properties taxes are $4,097.00 per year. We are 4-6 hours drive from New York City, Boston, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. 1 hour from Syracuse or Utica, 3 hours from Buffalo, NY.

Why is this property so perfect for a family? Imagine a spring-fed lake, 30 feet deep, full of blue gills, crappie, bull head, trout, pickerel, northern pike, large and small mouth bass. You would own the only houses on this lake. We all know that to survive on your own, you need certain essential items. This property has the water source, privacy, energy, food sources and the skill set to make it on your own. This place has it all!

Let’s talk about this family compound. There are two houses with 6 bedrooms, 2 baths, car-port and 2 storage buildings. There is room for another house. This separate lot already has septic installed yet, needs power and water.

“Water’s Edge Lodge” : 3 bedroom house right on the shore of Gifford Lake. This house features a large living room with a 2 bay boathouse underneath, also a gas fireplace fed by 2 propane tanks. 1`5×30 gourmet kitchen with stainless steel Kitchenaid appliances including a gas stove/oven and a restaurant style indoor gas broiler. In the kitchen, sits a large Glacier Bay wood stove that can heat the whole home. There is a large dining room with great views of Gifford Lake. A good size home office, and first floor laundry. Large master bedroom with large walk-in closet. Master bath with Jacuzzi tub. The second master suite has beautiful views of the lake with an attached bath. Third bedroom is 10×12. Exiting the dining area is a large 20×22′ two-level deck that over looks the private beach and swim area.

The houses each have there own septic systems, yet share a 40 foot drilled well. Along with a 16 foot dug well for back up. You will NEVER be in the need of clean water. There are two outdoor fireplaces.

The second house,”Gifford Lake Guest House”, sits back from the water. It has 3 bedrooms, kitchen, one bath, and a living area with a gas stove for heat. This house has beautiful views of the lake and excellent rental potential.

There are two storage buildings on site along with a small storage shed. The first storage building is a gable roof 2 story barn, high and dry. The second building houses 6 indoor/outdoor dog kennels, an office and storage area. Just outside are three 200 pound propane gas bottles that are dedicated to the whole property 16kw Generac automatic generator. This baby can provide power for several weeks to both properties. This is an absolute essential to any survival property.

Let’s talk about 24.75 acres of private property. No other homes are on the lake! There are 2-3 acres of mowed lawn with area for gardens and the rest is forest. Mainly hardwood to provide years of wood heat and cooking, another essential supply for survival. The forest was partially logged in 1998 and we created a trail system to provide 4 wheeling, hiking, biking, snowmobiling and skiing.

This property is located at the foot of the Tug Hill plateau. This area is a great sportsman playground. Wildlife and duck hunting, fishing and trapping. Gifford Lake has it all. This is a once-in-a-life time opportunity to own a lake house where you have no neighbors boasting over 2,260 ft. of private lake frontage and 1,370 ft. of meandering river frontage on the outlet.

There is a nice size herd of white-tail deer, wild turkey, rabbit as well as trapping game on the river such as beaver, otter, mink, muskrat and fishers.

This property has it all for the person looking for the privacy and security for their family. The nearest village is 6 miles. A small city is 20-25 miles. Although this property is great for survival, it is a great vacation property as well.

Price: $498,900.00

Link to realtor site with additional photos: http://nylandquest.com/property/lq29822/

Youtube video at a higher price: https://youtu.be/sjOWBP0MNNQ (Now lowered to $498,900.00)