Wake up at Birdsong Valley as the sun rises over the majestic Southern Missouri hills and your own live water spring that produces massive amounts of crystal-clear spring water daily. You will be immersed in the beauty of the surroundings at Whippoorwill Lodge. Enjoy endless amounts of wildlife right on your own 400+ acre paradise, including majestic whitetail bucks and large flocks of turkeys. Don’t need this much land? The property is divided into four sections which could be sold individually and all meet the acreage requirement to apply for the Missouri Resident Antlered Elk Hunting Permit drawing (You must own 20 or more contiguous acres in Carter, Reynolds, or Shannon counties). Logan Creek flows through the property, giving you valuable live water: picnic on the gravel bars or jump into the large swimming holes. Want more water…rent a boat slip at the nearby Webb Creek Marina on the 1,630+ acre Clearwater Lake or canoe on the crystal clear waters of the Current River in the National Scenic Riverways. Whippoorwill Lodge has everything from outcrop rock bluffs to Ozark Mountain views to gently rolling pastures with possible lake sites to build your dream home. Be sure to watch the video. This is not only an impressive ranch but one with income potential. The timber is mature and towering with an incredible amount of timber species which is prime for a Timber Harvest with an estimate of over $500,000 in timber value. The lodge is perfectly designed with attention to detail, so it can be your main home or a VRBO rental retreat where you and your guests can watch the total eclipse in 2024. There is room on the ranch to develop miles of trails for ATV's, horseback riding, or hiking from easy to challenging skill levels. This stunning home immerses you in a tranquil lifestyle that takes inspiration from is natural setting. A centerpiece for the main gathering areas, a stacked stone fireplace extends warmth as you gather with guests on cooler evenings. Idyllic vistas greet the home chef in both kitchens while you whip up signature dishes. In the Summer Kitchen, where most of the work is completed, gleaming Quartz countertops extending to the prep island accentuate dual-tone cabinetry that offers ample storage for culinary gadgets where a whole house fan can quickly pull outside air into the entire home. All the well-sized bedrooms have direct outside access and ensuite baths. The honeymoon suite embraces you in comfort with a linear fireplace and beautiful built-in shelves for books and prized memorabilia. Relaxation awaits you in its tastefully tiled ensuite with a dramatically lit vanity and a large soaking tub to ease the day’s stresses. Attached to the home is a large woodworking shop with a half bath which could be converted to a bedroom or family game room. Sure to be the most popular spot in the house, an expansive screened in covered porch with a pavilion on the east is excellent for entertaining or sipping a refreshing beverage. If you prefer a little more sun with your fun, there is a large deck where you can host weekend cookouts, or enjoy the views of the spring and sunsets on the large screened back porch. A 20KW Generator provides power during outages. The property’s location is the perfect destination close to many spectacular sights and recreational spots. At Clearwater Lake you can catch crappie, channel catfish, flathead catfish, largemouth bass, and white bass. If you like fishing for trout, you are close enough to Montauk Trout Fishery to run over for a morning of fishing or up to the Blue Ribbon Section of the Current River to fish for brown trout. The surrounding area has thousands of acres of public forest for hunting, hiking, ATV adventures, and beautiful horse trails. Horse enthusiasts will love being close to Eminence and their renowned trail rides. Take your guests to Alley Springs, Elephant Rock, Johnsons Shut-Ins, Rocky Falls, Blue Springs, and Big Spring...one of the largest springs in the world...or go Elk watching in the forest minutes from the ranch. This is only a partial list of popular sites to visit.