Beautiful Mississippi Property with 2 Houses

199,000  18 acres  Larry or Sally 

Beautiful, peaceful 18 acre property with 2 houses, fenced and cross fenced, old barn still in use. Spring fed, stocked, 2 acre pond is right outside the french doors from dining area. There is a fenced 1/4 acre garden area, orchard, and a large old fig tree. The main house is a light colored ranch styled brick, built in 1965. It is open concept with a recently re-modeled kitchen and new stainless steel appliances. There is a separate 20 x 20 family room. There are 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. The second house is more like a cabin with 3 bedrooms, small kitchen and 2 baths. They are about 150 yards apart and cannot be seen from each other. Both houses have separate septic systems. The property is supplied by community water. The bill for both houses is about $40 a month. There is central heat and air in the main house, powered by local electric cooperative. Off grid heat is supplied by a wood burning insert in the fireplace in the great room and another wood stove in the family room. The hot water heater and stove are propane, along with an extra propane space heater in the great room. There is a 500 gallon propane tank that goes with the house. It also has attachments to fill propane bottles and vehicles. There is another 250 gallon propane tank that services the cabin. In the top field there is a new well, professionally drilled, with a stainless steel hand pump. The property is 2 miles from a town of 500 and 10 miles from a town of 15,000, Laurel, as seen on Our Home Town on HGTV. Hattiesburg, 80,000, home of University of Southern Mississippi, is the largest town between the Gulf Coast and the capital of Jackson. It is about 40 miles away. The property is situated in a desirable school district. There is a large Christian school about 10 miles away. The education laws are very favorable for homeschooling. The local homeschooling group has about 130 families. One of the best things about this states is the homestead excemption for your personal home. After you turn 65, there is no real estates tax on your homestead property. We thought this would be out forever home, but was offered a dream job in another state. We have raised chickens, pigs, personal beef calves. goats and dogs on this property, not to mention garden produce. The property comes with a geese family, Dad, Mom and baby.