Renovated Farmhouse With Two Barns In East Central Indiana


PRICE REDUCED! This property has so much history and natural beauty any outdoor enthusiast will fall in love just driving up the lane. The amazing 1910 2-story farmhouse sits back a long gravel drive that’s lined on both sides by maple trees planted by hand specifically for the amazing autumn colors. The house has been renovated along with additional rooms added on to create a large open floor plan with plenty of room for gatherings. The home offers plenty of natural lighting from recently installed energy efficient windows. With energy efficiency in mind a new Kinetico water softener system has also been installed. When the weather is cold outside everyone can come in for the day and huddle by the new propane fireplace insert that will heat a large portion of the first floor. The home offers an amazing master suite with a ceramic walk-in multi-headed shower, jacuzzi tub and a walk-in closet. The second story of the home has three bedrooms and a full bath that could easily be used as a Air B&B. The bedrooms have the rustic hardwood floor exposed along with the antique floor vents to keep with the historic country feel. The second story also has its own heating system to help ensure efficiency and comfort during winter months. The house has both electric heat and an outdoor wood boiler to keep this home efficient and warm. The garage does stay warm due to the radiant heat from the wood boilers pipes. The water heater is also connected to the boiler supplying plenty of hot water for the jacuzzi and the rest of the house. The boiler also has a 2nd line already installed on the unit allow for quick installation of an additional line to run if desired to support a barn or greenhouse. When spring weather arrives, you can sit and enjoy the covered front porch or the spacious rear deck. The deck overlooks the barnyard, and the meticulously maintained 4-acre pond stocked with crappie, bluegill, catfish, bass. The pond has been kept in amazing shape by annual treatments for weeds to ensure access from all sides. The pond is hidden by tall mature white pines on both the south and west property lines. This gives the property an amazing feeling of seclusion. Taking walks on the farm has been made easy with the already developed network of well-kept trails. Each trail has animal tracks, rubs, and scrapes from this year and years past. Deer, rabbit and other small game calls this property home and they enjoy the hard work and habitat management over the past 25 years. Soft and hard mast producing trees are spread across the property in all directions. Each tree was selected, planted and cared for individually to help support wildlife and restoring hardwoods to the property. Persimmon, sawtooth oaks, red oak, white oak, burr oak, pin oak, english walnut, chestnut and pecan trees are sprinkled across the property. Some of the trees are already producing mast while others will continue to mature and produce in the near future. For the waterfowl enthusiast, this farm offers a unique opportunity. This property adjoins Prairie Creek Reservoir and some of its wetland areas. The southeast boundary of the property adjoins the reservoir at one of its beaver ponds which are surrounded by a marsh and is loaded with ducks. When summer comes around just one more amazing attribute to this farm is the amount of fresh fruits that are homegrown. Several varieties of apple trees, peach trees and grape vines are all well established. There are 2 barns on the property. There is a historic beam barn with lofts that have been well cared for including recently replaced metal roof to protect from weathering and protecting the items or animals inside. The other barn was more recently built to house animals and storage. All of this, and you are still less than 5 minutes from all the public access to Prairie Creek Reservoir. Public boat ramps, beaches, fishing, hiking trails, frisbee golf, ATV trails, are all just around the corner and less than 5 minutes away from your covered front porch. A beautiful, spacious, modernized home with income producing tillable acres, a 4 acre stocked pond and so much more only minutes from shopping, restaurants, activities, Ball Hospital, Ball State College and all the public access to Prairie Creek Reservoir. And last, but not least is the 15 tillable acres that are split on each side of the driveway with good tile for drainage. The 15 tillable acres had an income of $3,400 in 2018 from crop share with the farmer. Showings by appointment only to pre-qualified buyers.

Property Details

  • 7 minutes from Muncie; 1 hour from Indianapolis; 1.5 hours from Ft Wayne
  • Approximately 15 tillable acres with an income of $3400 in 2018 crop share
  • Approximately 4 acre well cared for pond stocked with bass, bluegill, crappie and catfish
  • 2,714 square foot home with finished basement
  • 2 car heated garage
  • 1 historic beam barn and recently fenced pastures for livestock
  • 1 barn - newer construction
  • Fruit orchard with apples, peaches and grapes
  • Mast producing pecan trees in front yard
  • Adjoins Prairie Creek Reservoir public accesses
  • Less than 5 minutes from public boat ramps, fishing, beaches, frisbee golf, public trails, ATV riding and biking

9859 Windsor Road, Lot#WP001
Selma, Indiana 47383