Artists, Craftpersons, Horse persons retreat on Kentucky River
Rare opportunity to acquire retreat-like getaway on the Kentucky River. Let your creative juices flow as you view the meandering river and mountain views from the deck or writer's loft. Very private and remote. Beautiful pond too! No neighbors in site, but those around you share the same love of nature. Deer, Wild turkey, Canada geese, Wood ducks, Mallard ducks, Black ducks, hawks, owls, blue and green Heron, and an occasional bald eagle and a huge hummingbird population. Many varieties of wild flowers and herbs throughout the seasons. Fertile bottomland for pasture or your specialty crop. If seek organic living, this is it! Central electric A/C, central propane heat. Utilities: Propane as ordered, electric, spring water shared with owner, cistern. Wi-Fi soon available. Current owners use Roku and hardwire.
6 +/- acres bottomland
5 +/- acres upland
- Single Family
- 2,000 +/- sqft
- Built in 1987
DB 289 PG 18 11 acres out of this deed of 43.32 acres
Estill Co. tax rate is 11.20 per thousand for 2018. So yearly taxes will depend on what property is bought for nad how much reduction is allowed for agricultural use of the land.
2000 sq.ft. house and 11 acres +or - on the Kentucky River at mile 235, between locks 12 and 13, house is located approximately 65 feet above and 300 feet from the river, well out of the flood plain. 16 miles to the town of Irvine, KY and a 1.5 hour drive to Bluegrass airport in Lexington, Ky.
Several barns available for horses, chickens, storage.
5 +/- acres for pasture with more adjoining pasture available
Beautiful large pond for the nesting waterfowl and added tranquility.
The LOG CABIN section of the house was built in 1987 by Gordon Morris, a master of
hewn log cabin restoration. It is approximately 700 sq. ft. of floor space and was constructed of hand hewn logs salvaged from an old cabin on Drowning Creek, in Estill County, KY. Interior cabinetry and trim is custom made from local red cedar. Yellow pine hardwood floor in living room and kitchen. Contains kitchen and outside vented range hood. Tiled bath with shower.
2 lofts: one sleeping loft and one small sleeping or storage loft. Porch with roof overlooking river. Log cabin has separate utilities and can be used without the addition. Concrete pad has been poured under the cabin for a stone fireplace if you wanted to add one.
The ADDITION was finished in 2000, exterior is cedar shingles and is approximately 1400 sq. ft. of floor space and contains a dining room, den, utility room with shower, master bedroom, bath with Jacuzzi tub, and a 36 x 18 foot room upstairs with storage behind sliding doors the entire length of the room on both sides. Upstairs room is framed for skylights (not installed). Downstairs floor is slate from Bangor, PA and upstairs is carpeted. Custom white pine trim, solid white pine doors, including Dutch door with top half glass between cabin and addition. Exterior doors and windows are ANDERSEN vinyl with insulated glass.
Deck 40 X 8 feet with Choice Deck cedar decking, needs no maintenance other than a scrubbing and rinse occasionally.
The entire house has central air with central propane heat. Log cabin also has a separate outside vented 30,000 btu propane heater and also electric baseboard heat. There is a Broan whole house fan in the attic and a Broan whole house vacuum installed in the entire house. Lots of electrical and TV and phone outlets. Two separate water supplies: Drilled well with 220 volt submersible pump. 1000 gallon spring fed cistern with pump or gravity feed during power outages.
Two separate water heaters: Paloma on demand propane. 220 volt electric tank water heater. Wired in smoke detectors. Snow guards on roof to protect gutters from damage. Custom aluminum one piece gutters. New Septic system with separate washer drain field installed in 2000. Log cabin section has separate heat and addition water system can be shut down and only use the cabin unless the addition is needed.
Mature plantings, Persimmon trees, walnut trees, Chinese chestnut trees.
The Foothills of the Appalachian Mountains are part of the picturesque view in this country setting.
Road is state or county maintained to the farm gate. You will travel along 5 miles of gravel roads before you reach the locked gate.
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Listing ID#: 1359099