Immerse yourself in the beauty & serenity of nature in the bounty of the Ozark hills. See LIVEINNATURE.NET for video & more info. This rustic contemporary home sits on a knoll, overlooking these 224+/- acres plus the connecting Mark Twain Forest, with a view through 2-story windows and a large stone patio. The heart of the home features Amish craftsman timber framing, and offers an open living layout to kitchen and dining. 4 bedrooms & 3 full baths in the main house make this a perfect set-up for retreat or full-time living. The annex house offers space for guests or work projects. The 30x48 oak-paneled barn has a corral, outdoor stalls and a dog pen. Mix of pasture & well managed & maintained woods, ponds, springs and creek with beautiful riding & hiking trails bordering 1.5 miles of National Forest. Original cabin was rebuilt in 2012, incorporating Hardie Board siding, dual-zoned heat pumps, granite counters and custom cabinets in the kitchen, wood stove, and wood plank flooring. Two bedrooms upstairs appointed with private balconies & ample windows to bring in the beauty of the outdoors. Basement bedroom walks out, currently used as an art studio, and was built with insulated concrete. Main living area has 17' ceiling with exposed timber beams, two skylights, and a wood stove enhancing the warm cozy feel of this home. On-demand hot water adds to the efficiency. A large pond sits below the house where you can swim or fish or just soak up the view. Wander through the 15-acre Walnut Grove, precisely planted and pruned. Ride your horse along the multitude of trails. Hike among the woodlands and across Peter's Branch Creek. Discover natures surprises, including caves, mushrooms, and wildlife. Enjoy the timber improvements and glade restoration as a nationally recognized Tree Farm. Access is directly off of a well-maintained State Highway, but sits into the woods far enough to provide the privacy and tranquility that only nature can offer.
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