Off Grid Country Home – Solar Panels and 80 acres

379,000  80 acres  Ellie Sundstrom 


3936 sq ft, 8 bdrm/3 bath, solid Ozark home, off the grid with solar panels on 84 acres with year round live water, large metal building, located in Douglas county, south central Missouri. Enjoy your own private oasis with a great buffer zone.

Property Amenities

  • 84 acres, more/less, 78 wooded, 6 cleared, nice field with pond
  • Year round live water, spring fed creek which is on the west side of property
  • Long, curvy driveway off the county road with a circle drive in front of the house.
  • 1000 gallon cistern under back porch to catch rain water
  • Deep well, 390 ft approx
  • Chicken coop on skids with fenced area
  • Orchard with apple, pear, cherry trees
  • Vineyard
  • Established blueberry patch with irrigation piping and blackberry rows
  • Prime garden area
  • Herb garden
  • Peppermint patch
  • Mature asparagus bed
  • Brush hogged trails throughout property
  • End of the county road, house located on the back 40. Very private and great buffer zone. Can’t see house from road.
  • Lots of live water in the immediate area; springs, pond and creek.
  • No cell phone towers in view, (some cell phones work here) power lines located on one corner of property.
  • Most of property is fenced; barb wire.
  • Driveway has a hill on it at the beginning, 4 wheel drive is helpful but not mandatory.
  • Distance to Ava: 27 miles, Mtn Grove: 26 miles, West Plains 33 miles.
  • Dora School District.
  • Property taxes: $732 a year.
  • Electric lines from the grid are on the front corner of the property and also behind the property.
  • A plat map is available but not an aerial picture.
  • House built next to a dogwood grove. Additional tree varieties; black and red oak, cedar, pine, black walnut

House Amenities

  • House dimensions: 32′ x 41′ 3,936 sq ft
  • Copper colored metal roof, 2012
  • ICF Reward Wall System Construction, solid concrete 9″ walls
  • Open floor plan
  • Upstairs addition, dormer with french doors and
  • Tiled kitchen, bathrooms and basement (some rooms are cement floor)
  • Four wood porches (upstairs, front, side and back)
  • Tiled, screened and covered back porch
  • Four skylights; bright interior with lots of natural light.
  • Wood floors
  • Energy efficient Sunfrost refrigerator
  • Kitchen Queen wood cook stove, (which heats the house also)
  • Propane stove top and oven
  • Root cellar
  • Exede satellite internet access
  • On demand hot water heater
  • Four phone lines
  • Attractive window furnishings
  • Two carpeted rooms upstairs.
  • The unfinished part of the house are the upstairs bathroom. Also, some trim is needed and a couple of unfinished projects.
  • Storage areas on north and south sides of house, upstairs.

Metal Building/ Power Center/ Solar Panels

  • Large metal building 30′ x 40′ 1,200 sq ft
  • Overhang area on west side 12′ x 30′ 360 sq ft
  • 2 Solar panel arrays, first one consists of six 84 watt panels (1999) second array consists of eight 210 watt panels (2011)
  • Low maintenance system with top of the line Trace components
  • Gasoline generator for back-up power
  • Updated charge controller
  • 1000 gallon propane tank