Listing price is $2000 below independent appraisal! Home warranty included at closing!

Turn of the 19th century, Victorian inspired farm house that has been well maintained and updated for 21st century living. All remodeling done to the house has been with high efficiency in mind. From lighting and appliances to insulation and HVAC, the living costs in this home can be kept to a minimum.

With very low heating and cooling costs, little to no maintenance, and low taxes, this aluminum/vinyl sided two story home with newer(2005) tear off roof would be a perfect home for a family, weekenders or empty-nesters.

Located 6 miles north of Mt. Carroll the south facing house on 6+ acres of gently rolling land is surrounded by many acres of lush woods, pasture and farm fields. The property is secluded, not visible from the road and has scenic views all year long, in all directions.

7 acres(mol) total; 2(mol) residential, 5(mol) currently under pasture lease. Real estate property taxes - $2100 (2018). Monthly energy cost (electric & propane) approximately $180.
Aluminum/vinyl sided two story victorian inspired farm house with newer(2005) tear off roof
2 car unattached garage with electric eye overhead door opener, concrete floor, service door and new roof(2013); 100 amp electric service.
30x40x10 Cleary building(2005) with 100 amp electric service, concrete floor, overhead door with electric eye opener, manual sliding door and service door.
An authentic, restored, operable windmill on an 80 tower.
Full unfinished basement with concrete floor and sump pump.
Two high efficiency heating plants.
Primary - ClimateMaster geothermal heat pump (2005, new compressor 2015). source of forced-air heat, central A/C , and hot water
Secondary - high efficiency, propane fueled force air furnace (2005) acts as a backup for the geothermal heating system.
Both furnaces are automatically or manually controlled by the thermostat located on the first floor.
Aprilaire whole house humidifier (2005),
Rheem 40 gal propane hot water heater with heat retaining blanket(2009),
Peroxide water purification/hydrogen sulfide removal with charcoal filter system(2012).
Fiberglass bat insulation has been installed between the ceiling joists of the basement and insulated wrapping has been applied to all furnace ductwork(2005).
100amp electric service (2005).
Generator transfer switch/panel(2005) A Generac 7550 watt gas generator(2005) is included in the home price. The generator will power the propane furnace, well pump, refrigerator and freezer as well as a few lights.
Windows - double pane insulated, Lo-E energy efficient, tilt-in vinyl clad replacements with full length screens(2004).
Doors - insulated steel exterior doors and vinyl storm doors(2004).
Ceiling fans - living room, dining room, kitchen, family room and master and guest bedrooms.
First floor
living room (14 x 15)
dining room(12 x 15)
family room(11x 11) (separated from Living room with pocket doors - possible main floor 4th bedroom)
kitchen(11 x 13) - remodeled (2005)
custom built maple kitchen cabinets,
large open pantry, laminate countertops
Franke stainless steel deep double bowl sink.
GE self-cleaning gas range(2012)
GE Spacemaker Over the Range wall mounted microwave (2005), Whirlpool top-mount refrigerator (2011)
Amana dishwasher (2018)
Moen one-handle kitchen faucet(2005)
bathroom(4 x 11) - remodeled (2007)
vinyl flooring
ceramic tiled shower
Sterling glass sliding doors
1.6 gal/flush toilet
laundry/mud room(10 x 14)
laminate floor
Samsung front load high efficiency washer and propane dryer(2010)
chest freezer(2005).
Three season room(unheated) (10 x 11) - New in 2008; with outside rear deck w/composite decking. Access from inside through a new Jeld-Wen energy star, Low-E, argon filled, vinyl clad triple sliding door.
Screened front porch with 10 x 10 composite deck with cedar & steel railings (2016).
Wood floors - original pine wood floors on main level were professionally refinished(2007, 2011).
Second floor
3 bedrooms (11 x 11), (10 x 11), (9 x 15).
3 closets
unheated storage area
attic - 12 of blow-in cellulose insulation(6 added 2007)
Septic system - Replaced and upgraded(2010) with a 1000 gallon septic tank with 240 linear feet of 24 bio-diffuser plastic leaching chamber field system. A legal easement agreement filed with Carroll County to construct, maintain, repair or replace the drain field which is located on adjacent property.
Water Well - new water well, 300 deep with 168 of new steel casing(2012).
new HP pump, new pressure tank(2012)
old well decommissioned and capped.

Tractor (available separately )- John Deere 2305 3cyl diesel with

Interior Features

  • Square Feet: 1,658
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Additional Rooms: 8
    • BreakfastNook
    • Workshop
    • DiningRoom
    • MudRoom
    • FamilyRoom
    • SunRoom
    • LaundryRoom
    • Pantry
  • Floor Coverings
    • Laminate
    • LinoleumVinyl
    • Hardwood
  • Appliances
    • Dishwasher
    • Refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Dryer
    • Freezer
    • RangeOven
    • Washer
  • Heating & Cooling
    • Central AC
    • Central Heating
  • Interior Keywords:
    • Basement

Exterior Features

  • Built in: 1883
  • Structure Type: House
  • Lot Size: 0 Acres
    • Detached Garage
  • View Types:
    • Park
  • Exterior Keywords:
    • Porch
    • Deck
    • Patio
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