Rare opportunity! This certified organic property has not changed hands often over the years. The setting is private yet there is easy access to the main road.Ridge Acres is rooted deep, as it saddles historic Bruner Ridge giving a panoramic view. This 140 acre ( more or less) farm is on Ridge Lane just off of State Route 144 where it crosses the local north to south continental divide. Visitors and customers to the farm describe the commanding setting as breathtaking with a million dollar view. Hardinsburg can be seen to the south, Louisville 50 miles to the east, Owensboro 40 miles to the west and the northern view is across the Ohio river to the hills of Southern Indiana. There is abundant water with natural springs, five ponds, and one lake scattered across the flowing topography. The ridge top setting produces a micro climate extending the growing season four to six weeks in the fall. With an almost constant air flow crossing the ridge providing natural ventilation. The spacious dwelling is constructed of insulated concrete forms (ICF's building system) on all exterior walls. The entire home is heated by one wood burning fireplace. The 2,400 sq.ft. house can be entered at ground level (without steps) on the first floor to all entrances from the wrap-around porch or at the basement entrance. Huge kitchen with $50,000 worth of solid oak fronts with poplar shell and shelves cabinets (lumber came from the farm) and heated floor. Spacious dinning and foyer area between the huge kitchen and roomy living room. Hardwood floors, native (from the farm) stone chimney at end of kitchen. Three bedrooms with closets. Master bedroom has large cedar closet, and bathroom, two and a half baths on main floor. Large basement with ground entry or wide steps from first floor. Fourteen by sixty four attic with balcony wide interior steps attic. Eighteen by twenty two feet walk in cooler / freezer combination built with ICF's forms, wood working shop, also concrete pad for large garage. Lofted garden shed, also 30 X 50 shed with heated floor. A small USDA approved dairy facility at edge of a large stoned parking area or truck turn around, assessable by double entrances along the 2,500' road frontage off state route 144. Three water sources, year-round springs' five ponds' one lake and/or county water. Developed water lines to all pastures. Acres of establish silvo-pasture. Woven wire perimeter fence, also some permanent cross fencing. Three phase power available at multiple locations through out the property. Ideal property for solar and or wind farming to produce renewable energy. Buy as an investment property. Local farmers will love it for organic crops and organic dairy. Surrounding woodland and wetlands offers good wildlife observation and/or hunting. Some of the head waters of Yellow Bank creek starts on the farm. Minutes away from Yellow Bank wildlife Management area.
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