Who among us can remember the last time the Second Amendment was NOT under attack by the left? Is it a tightly embraced fact that the amendment will always stand and never fail? Is it fully out of the question that our arms privileges will never be restricted to private, licensed shooting range facilities? Is paradise lost?
Would you subscribe to the notion that in this day and age of cruiser-weight uncertainty and despair, gun sales in the Nation have enjoyed a generally northerly spike on a Hertzprung-Russell-type line diagram? There is a current trend toward prominent arms manufacturers, such as renowned Swiss SIG Sauer, having their own academies and shooting ranges where they are able to gather their clientele for weapons safety and operations training.
Government contracts in which elite Tier-One unit training are concerned, are constantly in search of “new floor plans:” New training venues and scenarios to season operators in as many unique training environments as feasible. Nuances from venue-to-venue serve well to mature an operator and provide him with an in-depth array of experiences.
There exists such a place to realize all of these concepts — paradise!
If paradise did exist, it could surely never be for sale? Well, my friends, paradise is in the eye of the beholder. And much of the SOFREP audience of beholders see paradise revolving around firearms and the practical employment of firearms for personal protection and safety.
You may not believe it even exists, let alone that it is for sale. That’s right, paradise is for sale.
Paradise in this instance is a vast, fully-featured, and self-sustainable small arms range/training complex. By that I mean the accommodations are such that a contingent of some 50 persons is able to live, train, work, and play for a near indefinite expanse of time, in total comfort.
Subject to the principal features, and arguably the most prolific of all is the fact that the parcel and all of its functions are fully licensed by the state for all intended activities — a licensing process that is fully transferable to subsequent owners of the property. Such a comprehensive licensing protocol for a shooting range like this can easily take up to five years to complete.
Where to begin? That is easy: most folks are staunch aficionados of their personal comfort. Paradise features bunkhouses for bedding for as many as 50 guests. I personally have been to a number of military shooting programs that were sufficiently remote as to require on-site sleeping accommodations. The military is famous for never conducting an introspective analysis of the comfort of its troops. Paradise takes the opposite approach.
There is a full-on deliberate recreational room that is conducive to the provision of buffet-style meals to a visiting contingent of guests. The staple comforts are certainly there. On a more elective level, there is a cigar room man-cave, a bar that is a full up dedicated, stand-alone lounge. That is correct; this is not like a “gymacafetorium” gymnasium building at your child’s elementary school that doubles and triples as so many other functions. This is, after all, paradise.
With creature comforts accommodated, a focus on the training provisions does nothing short of astound, with it’s 1,100-yard, long-gun shot from a designed sniper condominium tower. All measure of shorter distance shots are achievable through the flexibility of the facility.
One thousand one hundred yards… yes, well that is a formidable range for any big-bore .30 caliber long-gun by today’s standards. I was never a long-gunner but had and opportunity to take an 1,100-yard shot. I achieved a second round strike, with the first round flying mercilessly off into the remote recesses of the Twilight Zone.
There are five shooting ranges in all, providing for sniper, pistol, carbine, and Close Quarters Battle (CQB), all known-distance and combat scenario configurable. Corollary support includes multiple stand-alone classroom buildings, technical support, and craft shops that can support the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of the range’s live-fire training facilities.
What paradise looks like to the trained eye: 283 acres of flat usable earth well-secluded in 360-degrees of lush North Carolina forest. There is a catch phrase that best suits this paradise adventuresome training complex — One-Stop Shop.
That is a grossly overused moniker to be sure. Some folks’ idea of a one-stop shop is overly ambitious, to speak lightly. Those one-stop shops would only serve if you were willing to accept less than your expectations — not the case here.
The paradise parcel promises plenty, and then more. This is a landmass that offers so much. The new owner has the privilege to build it out further.
Welcome to a premier modern world oasis — welcome to paradise.
Visit the current configuration as it is owned and operated by Spartan Ranch Tactical Training Center, HERE.
Visit the complex as it appears on real estate sales web portal, HERE.
By Almighty God and with honor,