Nate Ammons

Nate is a native of Southern Iowa and grew up in rural Monroe County, just outside of Albia, IA. His love for the outdoors & small farm community was key in his decision to stay is his hometown & join the family business.  Nate has been a licensed Realtor® since 2010 & was involved with United Country-Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate several years prior. He specializes in traditional listing and auction of recreational, hunting & ag properties.  Nate spends a majority of his time evaluating properties, analyzing land values & market trends, establishing direct marketing options for clients, dealing direct with buyers and sellers & bridging the gap between the two.  Whether working through a closing transaction – start to finish, or putting together an extensive marketing program for a new property; Nate and his team at United Country-Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate have the tools to go to work for you.

Along with sales and management on the real estate side; being a partner-owner of United Country-Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate, Nate works hands-on with most of the land management projects including custom CRP work, food plots, habitat work, landowner/tenant negotiations and farm planning.  As an Iowa landowner himself, Nate understands the importance of land stewardship; getting the most out of your investment while protecting your asset for the future generation.  His extensive knowledge of several aspects of land ownership and land stewardship practices allows him to stay connected with landowners, buyers, sellers and create a long term working relationship for continued growth.

Nate has the knowledge, tools and hands-on approach to yield the highest opportunity for his clients.  His aggressive style and passion for all that is LAND, partnered with great clients, creates an enjoyable and prosperous relationship for all.





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Iowa Hunting & Recreational Land For Sale with Attractive Home & Buildings New

Iowa Hunting & Recreational Land For Sale…

Albia, IA
Iowa Hunting & Recreational Land For Sale with Attractive Home & Buildings Southern Iowa Acreage with Home and Buildings This Southern Iowa property offers an attractive home, multiple buildings, and a secluded location within a prime hunting neighborhood in Monroe County. Located southwest of Albia, near Moravia, this area is renowned for producing top-end whitetails annually, and this acreage sits right in the heart of it all. Smaller hunting tracts with such amenities are highly sought after and rarely available. Prime Hunting Land with Scenic Views The property features timbered cover and rolling terrain, with the building site at the end of a private lane overlooking a food plot and thick timber, sprawling with wildlife trails. This land serves as a crucial hub, connecting a vast block of cover and food, with the main travel corridor for hundreds of surrounding acres passing directly through this farm. This setup allows for hunting multiple wind directions. Over two decades, the owner has pursued top-end trophy whitetails, including a notable 204” monster harvested with a muzzleloader, as shown in the listing pictures. Beautifully Updated Home and Functional Buildings The owners have spent years developing this property into a premium rural Iowa acreage, offering beauty, functionality, and an incredible living experience. The 4-bedroom, 2 ½-bath home has seen numerous major updates over the last 20 years, including a new basement, a large primary suite addition, kitchen updates, new siding, flooring, and more. Large windows throughout the home and a back deck overlooking the food plot provide everyday sightings of Iowa's abundant wildlife, including trophy whitetails and turkeys. The 32’ x 48’ pole building, built in 2012, features full concrete flooring and electricity, making it perfect for parking, storage, and workshop space. Exceptional Package Deal Properties of this caliber are nearly impossible to find as a complete package. This tract offers true trophy whitetail hunting potential right out your back door, with significant improvements and a beautiful layout across some of the most desirable land in all of Southern Iowa. Highlights • Prime Hunting Location: In the heart of a top whitetail-producing area • Secluded Setting: Private lane and scenic views • Timbered Cover and Rolling Terrain: Ideal for hunting and recreation • Updated Home: 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths with major updates • Spacious Pole Building: 32’ x 48’, built in 2012 • Wildlife Abundance: Regular sightings of trophy whitetails and turkeys • Perfect Layout: Suitable for multiple wind directions for hunting This property offers a rare opportunity for a complete package deal with exceptional hunting potential and a beautiful rural Iowa living experience.
Diverse Iowa 49± Acre Hunting and Recreational Tract in Wapello County New

Diverse Iowa 49± Acre Hunting and Recreational…

Blakesburg, IA
Top-Notch Hunting Opportunities: This Wapello County property offers exceptional hunting opportunities, diverse recreation, thick cover, and agricultural land, all accessible via a paved road. This smaller, high-demand hunting tract is packed with dense cover and cropland over varied terrain. The vast elevation changes and thick cover make it feel and hunt larger than similar-sized farms. Prime Hunting and Recreational Land: The center offers approximately 17 open acres, currently split between grass-hay and a soybean food plot, with a ton of edge and secluded pockets ideal for additional food plot options. Multiple funnels along the creek and heavily timbered draws lead to large destination agricultural fields, ideal for short-range shots along well-traveled trails. Low Hunting Pressure Area: Located in Wapello County, Iowa, this area experiences low hunting pressure across vast crop acres and pastureland mixed with thick timber, providing excellent potential for harvesting Trophy Iowa Whitetails and other game. Centrally located between Albia, Ottumwa, and Eddyville, this property offers a diverse layout for a remarkable rural Iowa recreational experience. Unique Features and Exceptional Benefits: Tracts of this size with these features are rare, and this property is loaded with wildlife sign and offers potential for added improvements with a huge upside. This Iowa Recreational and Hunting Property provides unique features and exceptional benefits for anyone seeking a recreational retreat or the opportunity to hunt the trophy wildlife that Southern Iowa is known for. Property Highlights: Top-Notch Hunting Opportunities: Ideal for Trophy Iowa Whitetails and other game. Diverse Recreation: Offers hunting, ATV use, hiking, and wildlife observation. Dense Cover and Cropland: Varied terrain with thick cover. Vast Elevation Changes: Makes the property feel larger and more huntable. Approximately 17 Acres Open: Split between grass-hay and soybean food plot. Secluded Food Plot Options: Tons of edge and pockets for additional plots. South-Facing Cedars: 3 additional acres ideal for potential food plot. Creek Funnels and Timbered Draws: Lead to large destination agricultural fields. Well-Traveled Trails: Ideal for short-range shots. Low Hunting Pressure Area: Surrounded by vast timber, crop acres, and pastureland. Centrally Located: Between Albia, Ottumwa, and Eddyville. Potential for Improvements: Loaded with wildlife sign and opportunities for enhancements. Don't miss this unique opportunity to own a versatile and productive hunting and recreational property in the heart of Southern Iowa. Contact us today for more details or to schedule a viewing.

Iowa Row Crop and Investment Tract in…

New York, NY
New York
Prime farmland opportunity in Wapello County, Iowa, conveniently located on paved Compentine Road near the border of Jefferson and Keokuk County. This property features 57 acres, with approximately 46+/- tillable acres comprised of Adair, Otley-Nira, and Colo-Ely soils, ensuring optimal productivity with a 58.8 CSR2 rating. Of the 46 tillable acres, 16 are enrolled in CRP set to expire in September, while 30 acres are currently rented by a long-term, quality local tenant for the 2024 crop season. Centrally located near Hedrick, Martinsburg, Farson, and Agency, this property presents an excellent opportunity to purchase an affordable tract in a premium Iowa farmland neighborhood. The rolling terrain, with contour farming practices, ensures good drainage and sustainability. This property has been in the same family for many years and shows excellent care and maintenance from the owners and their long-term tenant. Additionally, it offers multiple access points from two roads and would be an ideal site for a future home, with room for buildings and grain storage facilities. The property also provides recreational benefits from the timbered acres and beautiful views of the Iowa landscape. Whether you're looking for a starter crop unit in a great neighborhood, an investment property, or to expand your existing operation, this Iowa farm is an ideal choice. Key Features: Prime Farmland Opportunity: Located in Wapello County, Iowa, on paved Compentine Road near Jefferson and Keokuk County borders. Row Crop Acres: 46 +/- Tillable Acres, Consisting of Adair, Otley-Nira, and Colo-Ely soils, 58.8 CSR2 Rating Investment Opportunities: 16 CRP acres set to expire in September, providing flexibility for future use and 30 acres rented by a long-term local tenant for the 2024 crop season. Central Location: Near Hedrick, Martinsburg, Farson, and Agency, offering convenience and accessibility. Rolling Terrain: Contour farming practices for good drainage and sustainability. Well-Maintained: Owned and cared for by the same family for many years, along with a long-term tenant. Multiple Access Points: From two roads, ideal for future home sites and grain storage infrastructure. Potential Building Site: Room for future home, buildings, and grain storage facilities. Recreational Benefits: Timbered acres offer excellent hunting and beautiful views of the Iowa landscape. Versatile Property: Suitable for a starter crop unit, investment property, or expansion of an existing operation.
Ideal Rural Acreage with Home and Outbuildings on 39 Acres of Prime Iowa Hunting and Recreational Land Pending Sale

Ideal Rural Acreage with Home and Outbuildings…

Eddyville, IA
Located in northern Monroe County near Lake Miami, this Albia, Iowa home features 2 bedrooms and 1 ½ baths, constructed in 2006. Offering 1,400 square feet of living space and an attached 28x28 garage, the interior boasts an inviting layout with an open concept kitchen, living room, and dining area highlighted by vaulted ceilings and a central fireplace. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility room equipped with a pantry, half-bath, laundry facilities, and furnace. The generously sized bedrooms include a primary suite with a walk-in closet. Surrounded by fertile Iowa black dirt and rolling timbered landscapes, this property is perfectly positioned amidst exceptional habitat, serving as a primary travel corridor across a vast area renowned for its superb hunting opportunities. The current owners have converted the farm into a sanctuary for a thriving trophy whitetail and turkey population. Formerly cultivated and now expired CRP acres, the open land now provides excellent bedding cover and potential for conversion back to productive agriculture or development into impressive food plots. Included on the property are a 32x40 machine shed built in 2013, perfect for hobby farm activities or equipment storage, and a 24x42 building constructed in 2002 featuring concrete floors, water, and electricity—an ideal space for guests, a workshop, or additional storage needs. Enjoy picturesque southern Iowa views and the privacy of this secluded location, complemented by top-tier recreational opportunities and a comfortable home, all offered at an attractive price point. Properties of this caliber are rare finds—don’t miss your chance to experience the best of southern Iowa in this Monroe County gem. Due to relocation, the property will be sold as-is.

Experience Premier Hunting and Living in Wapello…

Bidwell, IA
Experience Premier Hunting and Living in Wapello County, Iowa Hunt Out Your Back Door or Host the Ultimate Hunting Camp: This 80-acre tract in the heart of Wapello County, Iowa, offers a one-of-a-kind hunting experience with a multitude of recreational benefits. Featuring a well-maintained home and a newer outbuilding, the property is tucked away from the road, offering beautiful views of rolling terrain with heavy timber and open agricultural fields currently utilized as wildlife food plots. A Hunter's Paradise: The aerial view reveals an 80-acre tract designed to grow, hold, and harvest trophy game in a prime southern Iowa neighborhood. Open agricultural fields are set up as early and late-season food plots, while the timber features incredible funnels and pinch points perfect for major rut activity. With minimal road frontage, this secluded property sits in the heart of a large section, ideal for hunting on multiple winds throughout the year. A network of trails through the timber and rolling terrain provides great access to stand locations, with a few blinds already in place. Additionally, the property could be sold turn-key including additional low hour hobby farm equipment. Comfortable Living and Functional Spaces: The 3-bedroom, 1.5-bath ranch-style home includes a full unfinished basement, offering the opportunity to move in immediately or customize to your liking. The newer 30x40 outbuilding is perfect for equipment storage and workshop space, complete with electricity and concrete flooring. Prime Location and Diverse Landscape: Located near Ottumwa and the Monroe County border, this area of Wapello County features a diverse landscape of productive agricultural land, rugged timber, and everything in between. The region is home to a thriving population of trophy whitetails and other wild game, making it a hunter's dream. A Rare Opportunity: Combining land, home, and outbuilding, this special property is rarely available on the open market. It offers the perfect opportunity to live and play on your dream Iowa property. Key Features Include: 80 Acres of Prime Hunting Land: Designed to grow, hold, and harvest trophy game. Secluded Location: Minimal road frontage, located in the heart of a large section. 3-Bedroom, 1.5-Bath Ranch-Style Home: Well-cared-for with a full unfinished basement. Newer 30x40 Outbuilding: Perfect for equipment storage and a workshop with electricity and concrete flooring. Heavy Timber and Open Agricultural Fields: Currently utilized as wildlife food plots. 18 +/- acres over different fields – multiple options for a destination plot. Established Trail System: Provides great access to stand locations throughout the rolling terrain. Water Sources: Features a pond and a seasonal creek. Few Enclosed Blinds in Place: Ready-to-hunt setup for immediate use. Proximity to Ottumwa and Monroe County: Easy access to amenities and services. Diverse Landscape: Combination of productive agricultural land and rugged timber. Ideal for Multiple Winds: Excellent hunting conditions throughout the year. Beautiful Views: Overlooking rolling terrain and wildlife. Please call Nate at 641-777-2861. 24 Hour Notice Preferred and may be required. No ATV or UTV use per owner’s wishes.

Prime Recreational Wapello County Land For Sale

Blakesburg, IA
Prime Iowa 64+\- Acre Hunting and Recreational Tract in Wapello County.  This property combines all the best that southern Iowa is known for in one affordable package: top end hunting opportunities, productive ag land and stunning building sites within 1/4 mile of a paved road.  The frontage offers a great place for building a dream home or cabin and income from the tillable acres.  Further back the thick timber makes for excellent trophy hunting potential and a property that hunts big for its size tucked into an area that’s a proven producer for big bucks and excellent turkey hunting as well.  Additionally, the pond serves as more recreational opportunities with some improvement and is great for a wildlife water source.  The open front building measures 30’ x 40’ and is a great space to store equipment out of the elements.  This property is centrally located between Albia, Ottumwa, and Eddyville with a diverse layout for an incredible rural living experience.  Smaller tracts like this which stack multiple features across a beautiful landscape in one property are rare to get a hold of in today’s market.

Van Buren County Iowa Hunting Land

Birmingham, IA
Van Buren
This 54 +/- acre hunting property in Van Buren County sits 3 miles outside of Birmingham. The timber on the property is almost exclusively thick bedding. A diverse mix of creeks, cedars, hardwood, and thick understory have all the elements to grow and hold deer, as well as provide plenty of native browse. The 18 tillable acres have a CSR2 of 51.8 and is currently being rented for $2800 annually. The row crop not only provides income, but some great staging and destination food sources. Minimal hunting pressure has been put on this property and the owners have managed and held out for mature whitetails, as evident in the quality of the trail cam pictures and harvest history. There is a well-maintained trail system throughout the property to access stands and get equipment or vehicles to most of the farm. In addition to the 54 acres for purchase there are 40 acres to the east included in a perpetual easement for access and hunting rights. These additional acres allow for much greater access to stands and less pressure on the property. For more information or to schedule a private showing give us a call today!
Southern Iowa Land For Sale with Building Sites & Recreational Opportunities Sold

Southern Iowa Land For Sale with Building…

Melrose, IA
Attractive Southern Iowa Rural Building Site and Recreational Property Located on Pavement in Monroe County Near Melrose, Iowa. This tract is a rare find just north of Iowa’s “Little Ireland” with 54+/- acres offering a desirable setting and stunning views near Hwy 34, a short drive to Rathbun Lake, Melrose, Albia, or Chariton. This property offers great building potential for full-time living or part-time recreation with the bonus of a paved road, so your boat or camper never has to touch gravel.   The diverse layout with hay ground, timberland offering a developed trail system, pond with a concrete dock and several acres of established aronia berries make for a one-of-a-kind opportunity. This property offers a multitude of options whether looking to build your dream home, establish a hobby farm in the heart of cattle country or seeking your recreational paradise with hunting out your back door and 11,000-acre Rathbun Lake minutes away. The seller will remove the existing home so new buyer will have a blank canvas to do as they wish on any of the multiple building sites high on the ridge overlooking the rolling southern Iowa landscape.   Property has a portion that is zoned commercial for multi-use. Details available upon request.

Southern Iowa Hunting & Recreational Land For…

Russell, IA
Southern Iowa hunting and Recreational Tract Located in Lucas County, Iowa Tucked Into a Secluded Area with Large Contiguous Tracts Surrounding. This 320+/- acres of beautiful rolling terrain is stretched out between large sections of southern Iowa hardwoods and offers great hunting potential, recreational value, and income. With the combination of large tracts of management minded neighbors and huge blocks of state land, this area of northeastern Lucas County, Iowa near the border of Monroe County is well-known for producing world class whitetails and excellent hunting opportunities. The layout and terrain features of this farm relative to adjacent timber make it a no brainer for developing habitat, adding food plots and major destination food sources for the vast area wild game. With approximately 100+/- tillable there’s great drawing power for wildlife along with a good income. Terrain features and habitat on this property allow access to numerous spots across the farm to hunt multiple winds while chasing trophy Iowa whitetails throughout all seasons.  This property offers incredible pinch points and travel corridors for great stand set-ups between food and bedding. Property is offered as a lease to purchase option and owner has an active logging contact on part of the farm that will be completed in the next 12 months.