MOTIVATED SELLER! Impeccable craftsmanship defines this remarkable ranch style home situated on 12.5 gently sloping, sunny acres, 595 ft of Kettle River frontage, home to brown trout, whitefish, rafting, and kayaking in NE Washington State. Easy access to property and river for year-round living - this property is a rare find.
Thoughtful design in this efficient 1,920 sq. ft. home flows through the open floor plan past a delightful kitchen with hickory cabinets & Corian countertops, into a spacious dining living room lit with custom cherry wood pendants, sconces and chandelier. Large windows provide spectacular views of mountains, river and wildlife. Artistic track lighting spotlights gallery walls just outside the 2 generous bedrooms, 2 baths. A simple office nook-pantry-coat room and large utility room complete the indoor space.
Energy Star appliances included: Bosch dishwasher, Bosch washer and dryer, 2 freezers, side-by-side refrigerator, ceramic top range-oven, microwave. High speed Wi-Fi Internet offers streaming video entertainment or a computer-based business option.
Foremost is the energy efficient construction: 1 foot R50 insulated concrete form exterior walls, radiant floor heat supplied by a high efficiency condensing propane boiler, R55 attic insulation, Heat Recovery Ventilator, Therma-Tru insulated exterior doors, metal roof, 200 amp service, all quality materials used throughout. Low utility consumption during cold weather, low maintenance inside and out. During hot summer days, maintains low 70s inside the home, no air conditioning necessary. Super insulated, super quiet.
Wildflower wood carved panels welcome entrance to the home. Reclaimed wood creates the entrance beams, interior trim, unique pickle barrel wood interior doors crafted by an Idaho artisan. Plenty of clean water for the property with a 40+ gpm well.
In addition is a 660 sq. ft. guest apt - shop, fully wired, plumbed, built-in shelving and queen-sized Murphy bed in a 42 ft. x 52 ft. shed with a 900 sq. ft. 3 bay garage, storage loft and 200 amp service. Park the guest RV on the 20/30/50 amp full service RV pad. Enjoy bountiful harvests from 100 ft. x 100 ft. deer-fenced garden and greenhouse with automatic watering system. Feel a sense of community with 7 neighboring acreages.
Bring the horses! Quality, nearly weed-free, grass pasture in 8 of 12.5 acres. Option to irrigate using State of WA river water rights, river pump shared by 3 neighbors. Low maintenance means more time for activities.
Across the road, roam State Land trails. Ride the mountains with Back Country Horsemen. Cross country ski the field or on Curlew Rail-trail. Fish or float right from this bank. Switch to a low stress, do-it-your-own-way country lifestyle in NE WA state: no state income tax, very reasonable flat fee car registration, low electric rates, low cost of living.
Ferry County is proud of its ranching, logging and mining tradition. Enjoy low population, low density, great neighbors, safe community, untamed natural beauty, lots of elbow-room. Smaller school system gives attention to each family.
What surrounds this property? Ranch land, neighbors. Job Corps employer 3 mi away. Part-time gravel source for Buckhorn mine west of Kettle River. Created by Kinross on private land in 2006, its 1 of their 3 gravel sources, reclaimed once the mine closes in 2016.
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