Listing of the Week: America’s Oldest Hunting Club Up for Sale

Post Image
Post Image
Post Image
Post Image
Post Image
Post Image

A storied Southern hunting estate was listed for sale last week for an impressive $55 million. The 10,300-acre Cabin Bluff plantation sits on the shores of Georgia’s Cumberland River across the inlet from Cumberland Island National Seashore, and is reported to be the oldest hunting club in the United States.

View property listing on Lands of America

Established as an exclusive hunting retreat in 1928, the property’s original history dates back to a century earlier when the owners of the Sea Island Cotton company founded the Camden Hunt Club on what is now known as Cabin Bluff. Automobile magnate Howard E. Coffin purchased the Lowcountry estate in 1927, founding the Cabin Bluff hunting and fishing club the following year to host wealthy industrialists, Southern bluebloods and the likes of U.S. President Calvin Coolidge.

After decades of operating as an intensely private club, Cabin Bluff opened its doors to the public as a corporate retreat and events venue—General Norman Schwarzkopf’s daughter was married here—in 2010, with accommodations for up to 40 guests in the renovated main lodge and eight guest cabins.

Beyond its Jazz Age history and top-notch hospitality facilities, it’s the caliber of the sporting opportunities at Cabin Bluff that make it one of the South’s most unique recreational opportunities. Recognized with a One Trident rating through the Beretta Trident Program, Cabin Bluff boasts some 1,500 acres of bobwhite quail habitat, along with opportunities to hunt wild turkey in spring and wild boar and deer each fall. A 13-station sporting clays course offers further options, not to mention coastal and deep-sea fishing excursions that offer anglers the chance to cast for redfish, bluefish, sea trout, tarpon and other local species.

A popular vacation getaway just north of Jacksonville across the Florida-Georgia line, there is no shortage of area options to keep visitors as active (or inactive) as they choose. The barrier island beaches of Cumberland and Jekyll islands provide miles of surf and white-sand relaxation, while the inlets and creeks of the tidal marshlands draw kayakers and birders. Other area activities include golf, including on Cabin Bluff’s private layout, biking and hiking.

View property listing on Lands of America

Join us each Tuesday as we spotlight our favorite new listings on the Network’s online land marketplaces, Lands of America and Land And Farm. And don’t forget to bookmark these sites to browse through hundreds of thousands and property listings from across the country.


  • Lands of America specializes in land for sale, which includes farms, ranches, mountain property, lake houses, river homes, beachfront homes, country homes and residential homes in smaller towns across the country. These properties have many diverse uses including recreational and agricultural activities like hunting, fishing, camping, backpacking, horseback riding, four wheeling, grazing cattle, gardening, vineyards, cropland and raising horses and other livestock.

  • Show Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

calumet farm profile

Crown Jewel of Kentucky’s Bluegrass: Calumet Farm

This is a season of regeneration at Calumet Farm, Lexington’s sprawling 91-year-old thoroughbred nursery. In the three years since billionaire landowner Brad Kelley’s Calumet Investment Group paid $35.9 million for the operation, Kelley has pumped money—and horses—into restoring a property many consider the crown jewel of the bluegrass.

Turnkey Vineyards For Sale in North Carolina

With over 100 wineries, North Carolina's wine scene is booming. We preview three vineyards for sale in North Carolina.

four sixes ranch

History of Texas’ Legendary Four Sixes Ranch

The Four Sixes Ranch is part of the famous Burnett Ranches LLC, which is among the most storied family-run businesses in Texas history.