Fully set up for a serious prepper
2950 sqft home, 15 acres, 8 acres pond/pasture, and aprox. 7 acres in timber. Extreme Southern Illinois, (very close to Kentucky and Missouri), adjoining 270,000 acre National Forest.
Prior to buying this property in 2010 I consulted with James Wesley, Rawles for his advice, I took it. This property is secluded, (can not be seen from main road), but has a few good neighbors on the main road. House is 1,000’ down gated driveway from road, beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bath 2950 Sq’ home. House has Steel siding & Steel roof. Two additional bonus rooms, tons of storage, some very discrete.
Three water sources (pond, cistern, rural) and 3 heating sources (heat pump, propane, and whole house wood stove). Home has 2 large propane tanks and a lifetime supply of trees for firewood).
Huge discrete organic raised bed garden capable of easily raising food for 15 people. We irrigated both gardens from our pond when needed so you never have to worry about not getting rain when you need it.
Large stand alone, 16’ X 24’ greenhouse. It also features an additional 100’ X 70’ very rich conventional garden spot. Beautiful 2+ acre, spring fed lake, 20’ deep fully stocked with bass, crappie, bluegill, and channel catfish. We also raised catfish in cages. It has a barn and fencing for goats, and a chicken coop. Includes a 2,400 Sq. ft. metal pole barn with enclosed, insulated, heated and AC shop inside.. 10,000 gal cistern with pump, valves, and filters to easily switch from rural water to filtered cistern water. House partially wired for 12V. Lighting for solar power. There is a cave & water fall in Nat. forest ¼ mile from house Wildlife plentiful, including white tailed deer, wild turkey, rabbits, etc. Easily hunt deer off upstairs deck.
Defendable space! Property is fenced on 2 sides and tightly bordered in the front with densely planted Loblolly Pines and secured by a heavy metal gate that is the only way onto property. Home features many extra prepping necessities that for security reasons will only be disclosed to buyer.