Private Lake Front Bungalow 3.5 miles to town
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this Arts and Crafts home on a 7 acre lake surrounded by beautiful hardwood forest. This well designed home is infused with natural light from the large generous windows that also allow you to enjoy the wonderful 360 views of natural surroundings. This property is only 3.5 miles from Farmville but it truly feels like a vacation retreat.
Just one mile off of Highway 460, then down the approximate 1/4 mile long driveway, the property offers complete privacy, serenity and the most beautiful waterfront homesite. The house was built in 1971 and has had complete renovations over the past 10 years. The detached 2 car garage was built in 2011. The garage also has a large open unfinished studio apartment upstairs ready for you to finish as you like. Attached to the garage also with cement floors is a basketball half court and a dog kennel.
This home features the best of materials including;
white oak hardwood flooring throughout
Anderson energy efficient windows throughout
ceramic tile in kitchen, den, mudroom and baths
large kitchen has granite countertops and stainless steel appliances
best quality cast iron enameled tubs
luxurious master suite has jacuzzi tub, natural stone work, twin pewter sinks and Italian marble counter
several skylights throughout
solid wood trim and doors inside and out
True to the Arts and Crafts design, this home features real artisanship including;
Custom iron work inside and out
Custom built solid wood shelving and cabinetry in nearly every room
Heart pine accents in several rooms
Heart pine mantle and shelving
Bathrooms and fireplace feature custom handmade and hand painted tiles
This home has everything you need for convenient living;
Full basement, partly for temperature controlled storage and the rest is finished living space.
Finished basement area has large rec room and custom built bar plus separate home movie viewing system hardwired with surround sound
ample storage in attic
three cedar lined closets
solar generated automatic gated entry
dual level heat pumps for two level operation
propane gas dual furnace
property is on the DSL line for fast internet
_Special outdoor features of this home allow for easy enjoyment of this beautiful retreat;
incredible screen porch with ceiling fans to enjoy the beautiful view
extremely large deck can hold several large tables and also built for a large hot tub
outdoor grill hooked up to underground propane tank
outdoor patio with large outdoor fireplace
many special and one secret garden to explore
teared masonry and fenced annual garden
well established rare native woodland flower garden
the lake is fully stocked and the fishing is great!
Fenced pasture with barn and water for livestock
small pear orchard produces good old fashioned pears
English style basement
wildlife lovers paradise
you will see deer, turkey, fox, otters, and rabbits, owls, hawks, frequently. But even more regularly can be observed the blue herons nesting across from the deck or the osprey who dives for fish several times each day.
More land is available by same owner;
The home comes with 39.54 acres yet 26.56 more acres is also available to purchase with this home, which includes 10 lots where other homes could be built. The lots are all undeveloped yet two lots are a fully equipped horse farm which adjoins the property but has a separate entrance and an additional home.
Shown by appointment. Please call owner, Amy.
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Rice, Virginia 23966