Paradise for Sale – Lifewater Ranch

1,500,000  160 acres  Sanford Staab 


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This property is:

  • A retreat business for health and family vacations
  • A survival property (selected in Y2K days!) for its ideal conditions
  • 15 minutes out of Kooskia off of highway 12 – easy access yet private and out of the way.

This property has:

  • 2 complete custom built homes with high quality construction including:
  • Geo-thermal HVAC systems
  • Separate high quality wells
  • A secret room with 17″ thick steel reinforced concrete walls
  • Backup fireplace heat in both houses
  • Solar power in place on large home
  • Hydro power system integrated into larger home
  • Separate power feeds
  • Diesel backup generator integrated into larger home
  • A full 2000 gallon buried unleaded gasoline storage for larger home
  • A full 1500 gallon buried propane storage for larger home
  • A 1000 gallon buried red diesel tank for generator
  • Thousands of springs providing the headwaters of Cedar Creek
  • 8 deep dug ponds with high oxygen content ideal for raising fish
  • High quality forest featuring cedar, white and grand fir and pine
  • Good quality grazing areas (about 20 acres)
  • a 1 acre garden area ready for cultivation
  • an 8 tree apple orchard and many wild fruit trees on the property such as plum, apple and elderberry.
  • A terraced garden using the “back to eden” chipping technology
  • A full yard automated sprinkler system
  • A solar heated swimming pool
  • A top of the line Sundance hot tub
  • Full RV hookup – water, sewer, and electricity
  • A 2000 sq ft shop with shelving installed and ready to use including 1000 sq ft of covered area around the shop
  • Custom interior cabinetry and consistent design for the smaller home
  • A finished basement with large storage capacity and a full tournament pool table I don’t want to have to move.
  • Sleeping capacity of 10 in the large home, 10 in the small home.
  • A sweeping view of the palouse prairie from our own lookout point.
  • 300 yard shooting range
  • Full 100′ fire break around the entire property
  • Full fencing around the entire property with about 20% done with hog wire.
  • Quality roads constructed from rocks from our own two rock pits
  • Natural swaled terrain ideal for permaculture use and wild farming
  • Will include ATV, high end EZ track lawn mower, and most tools in the shop.

… and lots more cool stuff! See for the full details!