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Large Commercial Farming Operation for Sale in Gum Neck, NC. This beautiful 1548 acre Farm is the heart of best agricultural lands in Eastern North Carolina. Complete with farm shop, storage, grain bins, dryers, fuel and chemical storage, scales and much more. Contact Billy McOwen at 252-305-6720 or bmcowen@ for more information or to schedule a showing today.
1548 acre Commercial Farming Operation for Sale in Tyrrell County, Gum Neck, NC. This offering is a high production farm complete with all of the necessaries for a full scale commercial operation. The Gum Neck area of Tyrrell County, North Carolina is known for its rich soils and farming heritage, this farm is no exception. Included in the additional property documents section on our website you will find ALL of the information regarding the details of the farm and systems listed below. The farm is a Global GAP Certified Facility and boasts 1313 acres of FSA farm lands, 300 acres of which have been tiled and drained complete with lift stations. 176 acres are both tiled/drained with subsurface irrigation, there is an 8″ well with 600 GPM capacity on a diesel generator, 6″ well with 250 GPM capacity on electric, a 300 GPM pond pump with a floating primer on electric. The 300 acres consists of 90 acres slit pipe drainage and 210 acres of slit and socked pipe drainage.
There are 196 acres of non-tillable lands, and an additional 38 acres of lanes, drains, farm roads, and paths, that provide access to all of the FSA acreage. On the shop grounds, there is a brick single family home, and lands for the farm shop and equipment storage. Also included in the 196 acres is approximately 40 acres of marketable timber. The brick single family home is 2965 sq’ of living space, with an automatic diesel backup generator, attached enclosed carport and two enclosed porches. There is also a 12′ x 46′ brick enclosed mobile home that is 552 sq’, both dwellings are on rural water. There is underground high speed fiber optic Internet to the farm shop, office, and grading shed.
The farm shop area has significant infrastructure to support the operation, to include a 150′ GPS Satellite and communications tower, and adjoining shed and utilities storage. Shop Building #1 contains the Main shop-parts storage, lunch area, kitchen, restroom, refrigerators, freezer and 2-275 gallon bulk oil storage tanks for Motor Oil and Hydraulic Fluid. Shop Building #2 is used for enclosed machine storage and is partitioned along the outer wall for commodity storage as well. The Grain Handing consists of 2-20,000 bushel grain bins installed in 2011, 1-6,000 bushel bin installed in 1980, 2-3,500 bushel bins installed in 1970. All are connected to with a 6,500 bu/hr grain leg delivery system that was installed in 2011. Additionally, there is 1 – 10,000 bushel bin installed in 1990 with a new floor that was installed in 2022, 1-2,800 bushel holding for dryer installed in 1990, with a Superb S1200C Grain Dryer w/100 hp fan motor installed in 2000.All that comes with a 10″ feeder auger to the holding tank, a 10″ holding tank to dryer auger and an 8″ dryer to bin auger, a 10″ load-out auger from the dryer bin, 2 wooden storage buildings for the dryer utilities and control equipment. As well as, a washpad for filling bulk water tanks and cleaning equipment.
On the farm shop grounds, you will also find a 10′ by 70′ Unibridge Truck Scale with concrete approach, a 19,748 sq’ Harvest and Grading shed, enclosed with containment walls for commodity storage, 4 – Hydroswing reinforced doors, 3 roll up doors, a 250 GPM well inside the shed, a quality control lab that is fully plumbed, vented and air conditioned, along with a concrete wash-pad on the NW corner. Structures include a 40′ x 300′ and an 80′ x 155′ open air machine storage facilities, with a semi- height loading ramp for equipment. The shop grounds also has a 30′ x 50′ wooden dry fertilizer and chemical storage building and a 20′ x 50′ concrete spill containment area. For fuel storage there are 4-12,000 gallon and 1-6,000 gallon aluminum liquid fertilizer tanks complete with a concrete containment structure. 1-15,000 gallon road fuel storage tank w/electric pump, 1-15,000 gallon farm fuel storage tank w/ electric pump, 1-10,000 gallon gas w/electric pump all in an SPCC Compliant Spill Containment Structure. 1-12,000 gallon LP Gas and 1-6,000 gallon LP Gas tank all State Certified to supply the dryer, shops, grading shed and houses.
As an added bonus to this purchase, the new owners will have the opportunity to apply for a USAF Flyway easement which has considerable remuneration attached to it. The sellers are willing to assist the new owners in helping them navigate the application process, and can provide cursory projections of payouts related to the easement. Please consult with the listing agent for further details. ALL showings are by appointment only and would require at least a 24 hour notice as not to disrupt any ongoing farm activities.
Please visit the “Property Documents” section at the top right of this page. Here you can find the Parcel ID’s, Field Reports, FSA Maps, Acre Value Reports, and more.
For more information on this or other Farm Land for Sale in Tyrrell County NC call Billy McOwen at 252-305-6720 or email bmcowen@ Additional Property Documents can be found on Land & Farms Realty.