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Tarva is an original early American working plantation established in 1836. Sweet potatoes and other crops were grown here to feed the Confederate Army. A hundred years later the plantation was used as a winter retreat for quail hunting by Barbara Hunter, a Kentucky horse breeder. Timber production and deer hunting later became important objectives. Barbara spent much of her life here for over sixty years. She loved the place and saw that Tarva was protected by a conservation easement that forever allows continued uses such as hunting, farming and timber production. After Ms. Hunter's death the plantation was sold by her estate in 2013.

The new owners immediately undertook restoration of the property and simultaneously improved both the Main House, built in 1848-1850, and thousands of acres of quail land. Always regarded for its beauty, the integrity of this timeless property has now been well preserved. Majestic sprawling live oaks frame the Main House and shade its grounds and are found singularly and in groves throughout the property. The amount of acorns from these oaks may be one reason the plantation has such an enormous game population. In addition to native quail the plantation offers exceptional deer, turkey, dove, and duck hunting.

Tarva lies in a highly desirable location only twenty minutes from the Albany, Georgia airport in one of the finest hunting areas in the United Sates. Tarva is protected on one side by the Coolewahee Creek watershed and Nilo Plantation and by Pinebloom Plantation on the other. These plantations and others in the neighborhood help form one of the largest natural wildlife areas east of the Mississippi.



















































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For additional information contact Lee Walters cell 229.343.3830 

Plantation Services

229.888.2500 or e-mail lwplantation@gmail.com

This material is based upon information that we consider reliable, but because it has been supplied by third parties, we cannot represent that it is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied upon as such. This offering is subject to errors, omissions, changes, including price, or withdrawal without notice.

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Plantation Services Inc. specializes in real estate sales and management of farms, timber tracts, rural land and hunting plantations.
These southern plantations comprise thousands of acres and are some of the most beautiful estates anywhere. Sportsmen from
around the world visit to hunt deer, doves, turkeys, ducks, and especially bob white quail.

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