Mt. Moriah Farm
10 Acres with a great view. Newer 3444 SF home for $284,950.00 Escape to the country in this Georgian style Colonial 2 story, it is located in the foothills of the Ozarks. This custom built home sits on 10 acres overlooking the Grand Prairie. It has a large organic garden and orchard. The home sits at the end of a lane, in a very tranquil and safe area of White County, AR. The home is an elegant but practical design maximizing usable space and minimizing waste. It is a super insulated house (12 month average electric bill is $189) with 2x6 walls. The home was designed to maximize passive cooling and has terrific wind generating potential.
Guest are greeted by a two story foyer that aids in passive cooling, this foyer leads to a guest bath. The 18 x 22 great room is flanked by 6 tall windows which allow for a beautiful view and abundant natural light. The window placement was designed to maximize the cooling effect of the almost constant breeze. The great room is open to the dining area and large kitchen with a wall of windows. These windows are shaded by a covered back porch that runs almost the entire length of the house and would be a wonderful place to overlook the pasture land or watch the deer. The first floor also is equipped with a canning kitchen combined with the laundry room. The 13 x 17 master bedroom leads to the private bathroom equipped with a 4 x 6 walk in shower and a whirlpool bathtub. The first floor is outfitted with durable stained concrete and 9 ceilings. The floor between the two stories has been insulated for noise reduction. Traveling to the 2nd story you will find 4 large bedrooms ranging in size from 12 x 16 to 12 x 22 , covered in solid hardwood flooring, a large bathroom with a separate shower and toilet compartment, and a 24 x 22 multipurpose room.
The exterior is a heavy duty maintenance free siding. Under the back porch has been designed to provide a root cellar in which you can store produce from the various fruit trees and your organic garden. The young orchard consist of 3 varieties of pear trees, 2 plums, 2 apples, a cherry and an apricot tree. It has good pasture land and plenty of room for horses or other livestock. All utilities are underground to protect the view of the natural environment.
The house is equipped with the highest rated energy star water heater that also includes a programmable energy smart feature. All windows are energy star, low E, double paned with argon gas. The attic is equipped with energy star solar board material and ridge vent for maximum air flow. It is also wired for an easy addition of a whole house fan. The house is wired to maximize on energy efficiency and is equipped with a whole house surge protector.
The house has no carpeting. The air we breath is clean and free of pollutants. The food we grow in our garden is chemical free. The pasture would be a great place for horses, free range chickens or grass fed beef. The quality of life is less stressful due to the slower pace in this quiet and serene country atmosphere.
This house sits among other well maintained country homes and farms, where the living is wholesome and removed from the big city rat race.
This home is located only 10 miles from Searcy, the White County seat which is home to Harding University, named to the U.S. News and Princeton Review best colleges lists. Beebe, another nearby town offers a local community college. We are in a state that has homeschool friendly laws.
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