To see this property on Google maps, type "Abel Farms, Arkansas" in the search box, then zoom in as needed.** PRICE REDUCED** NEW ROOF AND FASCIA/SOFFETT MARCH 2010 WITH VINYL SIDING ON DORMERS AND FASCIA/SOFFETT.
Non-smoking home on one of the cleanest watersheds in the region.
The home and property have been maintained in a people friendly, ecologically friendly manner, without the use of pesticides, herbicides, commercial fertilizers, harsh chemicals or other harmful substances.
This property is located in the middle of the scenic Ouachita Mountains and Ouachita National Forest, in western Arkansas. Situated on Big Cedar Creek with more than a half mile of creek frontage, the nearly 74 acres are primarily bordered by National Forest with about an equal split between wooded and open acreage. The property includes 500 feet of state highway frontage and is just across the road from the Arkansas Muddy Creek Wildlife Management Area.
The 1990 large and modern brick home has 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, a formal entry, formal dining room, large breakfast nook, family or childrens room, office, large living room, large master bedroom and bath, and three large walk-in bedroom closets. The over-sized two-car garage has plenty of extra room for outdoor equipment, work bench and projects, and extra storage.
This brick home was built with 2 x 6 framing throughout, no particle board, is well insulated and has four dormer windows on the second story. The 4-footwide front and back porches run the entire length of the home and are sheltered by roof overhangs, and the home faces a southerly direction to take advantage of winter sunshine. The kitchen has 12"linoleum tiles, solid oak cabinets, built-in appliances, appliance garage for countertop appliances, plenty of outlets, nook with shelves for cookbooks and small desk and telephone, and a view through the large bay window to the creek and mountains. The entryway has ceramic tile, as does the master bath and the fireplace area. A Jotul high efficiency wood stove conveys with the property to take the chill off any cold winter mornings, with plenty of firewood available on the nearly 74 acres.
The home has two HVAC systems using heat pumps, one for the downstairs and one for the upstairs, with a 200-amp service and is all electric except for the two propane water heaters. A five hundred gallon propane tank conveys with the property, and there are two water wells, one with a 750-gallon sand filter to supply the homeandanother in the yard with a traditional high capacity hand-pump. There are exterior security lights on the home and an automatic yard light near the barn. The barn, or outbuilding, is a 30 x 100 metal building with 60 feet of concrete floor, two large equipment doors and a regular access door. Electricity is wired to the building and available on a separate meter from the house. The home and barn sit onapproximately five of the 74 acres: front acreage isfully fenced and cross-fenced by stock fence, with a working corral area, hay storage area, and small fruit orchard with pear and apple trees. A wood/hay shed provides dry storage for hay and/or firewood, and a small tool shed can also be used for a family chicken coop, rabbit hutch or other project.
A hunting and fishing paradise, this property comes with its own deer, black bears, wild turkeys, raccoons and many fresh water fish species. The area is known for its excellent hunting and fishing, wildlife and bird watching, outdoor activities and water sports.
No pesticides, herbicides or other hazardous chemicals have been used on the property for more than 13 years. The current owners have maintained the most ecologically friendly stewardship possible, taking great care to preserve the natural health and beauty of the property. This property could be certified for organic agriculture production, beef, lamb, poultry, etc. An improved 30 x 30 garden plot can provide fresh produce more than half the year. If you need a 10x25 foot greenhouse, the owners will gladly give it to you when you buy the property.
The property includes hardwood and pine trees that are ready for commercial harvest, if so desired.
The property lies in Big Cedar Creek valley, immediately north of the Muddy Creek Wildlife Management Areaand is less than an hour from such attractions as: Lake Ouachita and adjoining facilities; Caney Creek and Dry Creek Wilderness areas; Queen Wilhemina State Park; Talemina and Arkansas Scenic 7 Byways; the 192-mile long Ouachita National Recreation Trail; Cossatot and Little Missouri Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Seller willpay for title search, title work and appraisal,and provide a home owner's warranty and termite report.
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Parks, Arkansas 72950