OFF-MARKET UNTIL SPRING 2017 One-of-a-kind 27+ acre HOBBY FARM with a warm and inviting RESTORED historic, 4 bedroom/2 bath, Craftsman-style 2,008sqft brick farmhouse. A Nature-lovers retreat with natural tranquil creek, plentiful wildlife and mature trees surrounding the park-like setting of this traditional farmstead. AND it offers plenty for horses, alpacas and goats, fruit trees or gardens.
Beginning in late 2005, high-quality and energy-efficient improvements have resulted in a lovely home with all the character & charm you expect in a vintage farmhouse, along with the modern conveniences that you desire. Craftsman quality and details have been preserved, like double-sided oak hutch, French doors to the living room, original built-ins for storage & beautiful oak floors and amber woodwork throughout.
The CUSTOM chefs kitchen now features: all NEW STAINLESS steel appliances (6/16) incl new DOUBLE-OVEN range; center peninsula with breakfast bar; plenty of all-maple, extra-height Bertch cabinets; prep sink with Insinkerator; & warm, comfortable cork flooring.
Two CUSTOM bathrooms now feature porcelain mosaic floors, period lighting and finishes, main-floor extra-wide Kohler tub and subway tiles, and second-floor oversized, all-ceramic walk-in shower.
Other special features incl: refurbished heated/cooled sunroom; south-facing windows for panoramic views & plenty of light; smaller upstairs bonus room for office or crafts; full open, insulated walk-up attic; period lighting and finishes throughout.
ALL THE UPDATES have been done for you! Too many improvements to list here, incl: all new Pella windows & doors (06-12); high-efficiency furnace/AC(06); all plumbing (06); interior insulation of all bedrooms & baths (06-12); electric service, panel, wiring, outlets, switches, lighting throughout (05-12); new roof (06); spray foam insulation of sill & attic (07); tuck pointing & brick replacement (09); new septic system (06) & more! And this home offers a HOME WARRANTY! Outside, a beautiful spacious paver patio (09) & pergola await you, for entertaining or just relaxing.
This mini-farm includes a flowing creek, 9+ acres for grazing & crops (incl 6A now in hay), & 10+ acres of cash-generating CRP. When this was a family farm operation, the homestead included another 1+ acres of fenced grazing areas, including a paddock area beside the barn. These areas are currently mowed to create a park-like setting.
Outbuildings offer plenty of space for a variety of hobbies and uses. Four buildings have been rebuilt, incl the 18X51 structure now repurposed into a garden shed & a workshop, with walls of windows & newly-installed elec & lighting. A 1943 barn (07 roof) with big lean-to has lots of possibilities, as do 3 pole barns (largest 40X60).
Low country taxes & energy-efficiency improvements mean years of affordable living!
Great location, just 15 min to Cresco, 30 mins to either Decorah/Oneota Community Food Co-op/Luther College (east) or to New Hampton (south).
With all the UPDATES, this BEAUTIFUL hobby farm is a RARE FIND! If you want QUIET COUNTRY LIVING, or an active mini-farm, this very special property is waiting to WELCOME YOU HOME!
Please, only pre-qualified buyers.
Real Estate Auction
Columbia Township, IA
129.87+/- Ac Vacant Land
Trophy whitetail property!
Located on J Ave/Hwy 63 approx 0.3 mi North of 350th St.
This is exactly what you want to see a few years into a successful trophy management plan.
Non-residents zone 7 is a high odds draw by Iowa standards increasing hunting opportunities
Established food plots (6.5 acres) assure great all season hunting and a large winter herd
- Enrolled in permanent WRP easement
Extremely mild terrain features are perfect for hunters of all ages and all skill levels
All season stream flows through length of property providing the 3rd key element
Most of the acres on tract made up of bedding type habitat
Adjacent to miles of quality crop acres on neighboring properties
High wild turkey populations and excellent pheasant numbers
Relatively low flooding issues in the past 4 years
Private road access with locked steel gate located just south of Tama, Iowa on HWY 63
Neighboring properties currently under similar trophy management
Piebald as well as strong antler genetics present (see trailcam pix)
2015 taxes approx. $1,406
Nominal Opening Bid: $500/acre
Open to the Public: Viewing by appointment only. Call Brent Grosse at 319-240-7707.
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IA Dean C. Williams RE LIC B35652000;
Williams & Williams RE LIC Williams & Williams Marketing Services, Inc. F03628000
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