$18,000 PRICE DROP on this RARE FIND!! One-of-a-kind 25+ acre HOBBY FARM with a warm and inviting RESTORED/UPDATED historic, 4 bedroom/2 bath, Craftsman-style 1,984 sq ft brick farmhouse. A Nature-lovers retreat with natural tranquil creek, plentiful wildlife and mature trees surrounding the park-like setting of this traditional farmstead. AND it offers plenty for horses, alpacas and goats, fruit trees or gardens! AND a NEW WELL!
Beginning in late 2005, high-quality and energy-efficient improvements have resulted in a lovely home with all the character & charm you expect in a vintage farmhouse, along with the modern conveniences that you desire. Craftsman quality and details have been preserved, like double-sided oak hutch, French doors to the living room, original built-ins for storage & beautiful oak floors and amber woodwork throughout.
The CUSTOM chefs kitchen now features: all NEW STAINLESS steel appliances, incl new DOUBLE-OVEN range; center peninsula with breakfast bar; plenty of all-maple, extra-height Bertch cabinets; prep sink with Insinkerator; & warm, comfortable cork flooring.
Two CUSTOM bathrooms now feature porcelain mosaic floors, period lighting and finishes, main-floor extra-wide Kohler tub and subway tiles, and second-floor oversized, all-tile walk-in shower.
Other special features incl: heated/cooled sunroom; south-facing windows for panoramic views & plenty of light; smaller upstairs bonus room for office or crafts; full open, insulated walk-up attic; period finishes throughout.
ALL THE UPDATES have been done for you! Too many improvements to list here, include: ALL NEW (June 2017) WELL with pressure tank/peroxide drip system; all new Pella windows & doors (06-12); high-efficiency furnace w/humidifier & AC(06); all plumbing (06); interior insulation of all bedrooms & baths (06-12); electric service, panel, wiring, outlets, switches, lighting throughout (05-12); new roof (06); spray foam insulation of sill & open, walk-up attic (07); tuck pointing & brick replacement (09); new septic system (06) & more!
Outside, a beautiful spacious paver patio (09) & pergola await you, for entertaining or just relaxing.
This mini-farm includes a flowing creek, 9+ acres for grazing & crops (incl 6A now in hay), & 10+ acres of cash-generating CRP. When this was a family farm operation, the homestead included another 1+ acres of fenced grazing areas, including a paddock area beside the barn. These areas are currently mowed to create a park-like setting.
Outbuildings offer plenty of space for a variety of hobbies and uses. Four buildings have been rebuilt, incl the 18X51 structure now repurposed into a garden shed & a workshop, with walls of windows & newly-installed elec & lighting. A 1943 barn (07 roof) with big lean-to has lots of possibilities, as do 3 pole barns (largest 40X60).
See also "20302 180th St, Cresco IA" on Zillow.com for more info and photos.
Low country taxes & energy-efficiency improvements mean years of affordable living!
Great location, just 15 min to Cresco, 30 mins to either Decorah/Oneota Community Food Co-op/Luther College (east) or to New Hampton (south).
With all the UPDATES, this BEAUTIFUL hobby farm is truly a RARE FIND! If you want QUIET COUNTRY LIVING, or an active mini-farm, this very special property is waiting to WELCOME YOU HOME!
Please, ONLY pre-qualified buyers. To learn about LONG-TERM FARM financing through Farm Credit Services, call the Decorah office at (563) 382-8413.
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