Greater self-reliance is possible. A beautiful, secluded but not isolated, 45-acre ranch/farm in Tennessee. Located minutes from I-40, 1 hour to Nashville, 14 miles to closest small town. Close to the Tennessee River & Kentucky Lake, public boat launch 1.5 miles on Eagle Creek, 15 minutes to the Birdsong Marina.
Property is perimeter and cross fenced. Approximately 26 acres in pasture, 15 acres in marketable timber, 3 acres in hay field. Well-watered property makes livestock operation self-sustaining. There are two large ponds, two year round creeks and a year round spring, as well as a good deep well.
Multiple outbuildings. A large monitor style barn with hay loft, water & electric, slab & gravel area for equipment storage, holding pen, sorting tub, alley, squeeze chute – head catch and loading chute. A smaller barn with a milking station, rabbit hutches, chicken coop and run. Behind the small barn an area for feeder pig grow out. Beside this barn a paddock for fattening up a steer or two.
There is a large garden area near the small barn that includes over a dozen grape vines. Near the garden is an apple orchard and blueberry patch with elderberries and goji berries. Scattered around the house and yard are mature apple, peach, plum and cherry trees.Near the house and small barn is a newly built 900 sqft heated greenhouse attached to a workshop and storage area.
The house is a two bedroom, two bath with an open living-dining-kitchen-sunroom arrangement. There is also a large den that could be a second master or third bedroom. Off the dining room is a large pantry, a laundry and food storage area. The covered front porch is ten feet wide by forty foot long and has good views of the property and forested land across the road. Out back is a 1200 sqft deck in a park like setting that provides great views across the lower pond and pastures. An attached 2-1/2 car carport has an entryway into the house by the den.
There is central air & heat (propane furnace) and a large outdoor (attached to the house) wood furnace. In the sunroom there is a wood stove and in the den a propane gas log fireplace. There is also a 30 foot by 40 foot metal shop on the property with electric.
Owning this property means you can skip most of the aisles in the grocery store. It is a very special place.
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