The fact is, it is rather difficult to find that kind of lot. The effort, time and cost of parceling off a small portion that has access to all the utilities you need makes it mostly prohibitive unless you plan an entire development for such land and then of course the price will reflect those costs. Then come the restrictions and requirements that most people wanting "just a few acres" are trying to avoid.
Say you own 200 acres and you sell 4 acres to to Joe for $10,000. Next you sell 8 acres to his brother for another $20,000 and so on. Now your 200 acres is all chopped up and there is no direct passage from one lot to the other. You have effectively landlocked your property and restricted its future use or development.
Often in rural areas land is divided by sections, half sections and quarter sections. One section equals one square mile and that equals 640 acres. So each 1/4 section would amount to 160 acres. That is why you so often see parcels of land sold in in the amount of 160 acres at a time. To start dividing that up would drastically reduce the value and the marketability.
I did find several parcels of small acreage currently on the market in Bates County for you to consider below. Many of them are in planned developments that have restrictions and requirements. A few of them are in or near small towns and some others may be located in the country.
The list below is reflective of what is on the market today, it may change at anytime. If I can help you find what you are looking for please contact us. 816-313-8876
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