- 2700 SQUARE FOOT LOG CABIN ON 20 VERY SECLUDED ACRES
- 30' X 30' FOOT SHOP w/ 14' x 30' LEAN-TO
- 36' X 16' BARN WITH FENCED CORRAL
- 6 ACRES OF CLEARED AND FENCED PASTURE
- 24' X 12' METAL POLE FIREWOOD SHED WITH FULL BI-PASS DOORS
- END OF THE LINE GRID POWER WITH 15KW PROPANE GENERATOR FOR BACKUP
- ASKING $275,000.
The home is a 2 bedroom with 2 full bathrooms, with an office that could possibly be used as a third bedroom, soaring vaulted fir ceiling and fir wood floors. The primary heat source is a Hearthstone "Soapstone" Wood Stove located in the living room. There is a small access door next to the wood stove that opens to a enclosed wood room which holds one cord of wood. The kitchen has a Waterford Stanley wood cook stove, which is our primary source for cooking and baking from September to May. My wife loves cooking on the wood cook stove and I love the flavor that the food has, it is incredible! There is also a free standing propane stove for heat backup. The house and all of the outbuildings have standing seam metal roofing. The is a 860 sqft covered deck on the south side of the house and an attached 27' x 29' covered carport that is plumbed for a summer kitchen with a utility sink. All of our food canning from the garden and the processing of our chickens is done in the covered carport. Attached to the carport is a 16'x 24' lean-to There are two food storage pantry's in the house, both with floor to ceiling shelving. The house has a propane hot water heater and a propane cooking range. The 1000 gallon propane tank on the property is leased. The well is 300 feet deep with a static level at 30 feet with a 200amp pump. Generator is a propane Generac 15kw with auto transfer switch which provides total back up power. The unit has been prof. serviced annually. There is high speed Internet and land line phone at the home.
The insulated, propane-heated shop has a 12' ceiling with two 10'x10' overhead doors with remote electric openers. The is an 8x30 finished room with windows on the second floor of the shop that could be used as an office or for storage. There is a 100 amp service panel that feeds the barn/corral and the yard light. There are 3 frost free water hydrants on the property; one is located near the well head and the covered carport, one is near the shop, and one is near the barn/corral.
The pole barn has metal siding and includes an enclosed 12'x16' hay/grain/tack room, it is large enough to hold 3 tons of hay.
The property shares USFS boundary's on three corners. The nearest neighbors homes are over a 1/4 mile away and cannot be seen from the home. The last 8/10 of a mile of the road to the property is a private dead end dirt road. The county maintains all but the last 8/10 of a mile of the road. We are three miles from the Idaho Border and approx. 15 miles west of Troy, Montana. We are also 25 miles east of Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Local people that have came to our home to visit us have been amazed because they had no idea that anyone lived this far back in the boonies! We like it that way! It is so quiet and peaceful. There is approx. 12 acres of timber providing all of our firewood needs. There are currently 8 cords cut and stacked under cover. There is a seasonal creek the runs through the property and there is a pond that has been started to contain the water, We have a large very productive garden, which provides many fruits and vegetables for canning and enjoying. We raise German Shepherd's, pigs, and chickens. We currently have only one horse and are in the process of purchasing a cow/calf pair.
This property is a "Real" Wilderness Homestead Retreat. You will be 20 miles from the nearest traffic light and 55 miles from a "Chinamart" Moose, elk, and deer wander through the property and all large predators are at hand. Our chickens are free range, but occasionally they meet a free range predator.
We care for a quadriplegic family member in our home that is on life support and an unforeseen medical condition has forced the decision to sell our property. We need to be closer to a more specialized medical facility. We have recently reduced our asking price to $275,000. We will have contact with a buyer's agent, but we will not accept solicitation from Real Estate Agents that wish to list our property for sale, thank you for respecting our privacy. You can contact us with questions through our email firstname.lastname@example.org.