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Price:  $479,900 (UNDER CONTRACT)

Location:  Madison County (North of Asheville)

Detailed Property Information

Heated Square Footage
2,741 heated s.f.

Year Built
# of Bedrooms
Four bedrooms
# of Baths
Three full baths
Overall Condition
Excellent condition
Approximately 12 acres
Surface Water
Creek and springs
Open Field/Pasture
Approximately 12 acres
Nearest Interstate Highway
8.5+ miles, I-26
Nearest Four Lane Road
8.5 miles, I-26
Nearest High Density Area
7 miles (Mars Hill)

This recently listed sustainable mini-farm is an outstanding opportunity if you’re seeking to live an independent lifestyle.  Situated in the rolling hills of Madison County just ten minutes to the towns of Mars Hill and Marshall, this is the epitome of country living.  Its far enough off a main highway to provide privacy, solitude and security, yet easily convenient to the nearest grocery and farm supply store.  For more photos, please contact us.

There are twelve acres of which nearly its entirety are open fields of rolling terrain.  The entire property is fenced, thus secure for livestock to graze freely. An electronic farm gate at the entry provides added security as do the neighbors down at the paved road.  Several of the hillsides have been planted in a variety of trees to convert some of the fields into woods.  The property is blessed with an abundance of water with several springs located thereon that feed into a year round creek that drains the watershed of the property.  The property is bathed in sunlight year round and has nice views across the valley from the house.

The house features four bedrooms with three full baths in one and a half levels.  Its an off-frame modular home meaning it was fabricated in a factory built to NC Building Code standards, delivered and hoisted by crane onto its foundation.  It features nine foot ceilings on the main level, a gourmet kitchen complete with induction cooktop range and a large bonus room upstairs.  Off to the side of the house is a new greenhouse with overhead irrigation, then beside it is a large chicken coop and run.

Water is provided by a deep well that has a full solar power backup having a 2,500 gallon storage tank.  Additionally, there is a spring on the property that has been tapped and has another 2,000 gallon storage tank and water line run down the hill.  The plan has been to use this to serve a “tiny home” the owner has been building for farm hand help.  This tiny home is a pre-fabricated storage shed which the owner has now roughed in electrical outlets and lighting as well as installed wood floors.  Insulation is being installed now.  This cabin would a great place for a farm hand.

An old tobacco barn was removed last year and in its place is a large gravel topped building pad.  This is ideal for a new metal building if desired up to 30′ x 60′ in size.  Another substantial workshop farm building is situated near the house and has electrical service to it.  Off to its side is another cleared and graded area with stone retaining wall ideal for more parking or another dwelling.  Further up the hill is a livestock corral presently used as a hog pen. Raised bed gardens are situated near the house just below the greenhouse.

This is a true working farm, yet with a comfortable home.  High speed internet service is to the property for those wishing to work from home.  Convenient location, rich in amenities/improvements, and priced right, this is an excellent homestead for those seeking a self-sustainable lifestyle.  NOTE: this property is listed by another firm and is presented here as part of the Internet Data Exchange.  Please contact us for a private showing or to see more photos.