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Cool property! How about that pond! 25 acres in Kansas. $618,000

February 21, 2024

This is a cool property! How about that pond! The price doesn’t seem bad. The house was built in 1860. It is located on 25 acres in Berryton, Kansas. The house features hardwood floors, nice staircase and transom windows. Love the kitchen stove! This was used as an equestrian center and has multiple barns and riding arenas. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,471 square feet. $618,000

Contact Cathy Lutz with Berkshire Hathaway First Realtors: 785-925-1939

From the Zillow listing:


Historic home, equestrian center, and hobby farm; this is the one you’ve been searching for! Sited on 26 acres with fenced pastures, a pond, indoor and outdoor riding arenas, and accessory buildings; it’s the ideal turn-key ranch opportunity. This property is easily commuted from both Lawrence and Topeka, all on paved roads. The home was built in 1860 in the Italianate style, the original owners kept this property in the family until 1977. It remained largely unrestored until the current Owners took residence in 2013. Their renovations, additions, and improvements provide lasting value and more modern livability. Built from native stone, the home was enlarged to include a main floor master suite, laundry, and inviting covered porch. Well suited for today’s needs with rural water service, a well for gardening and livestock, gas furnace, and supplemental wood stove. The solar powered, old-style barn has been converted for use as a stall barn; with tack and feed rooms, a spacious hay loft, and individual turnouts. Both an insulated 100′ x 72′ indoor arena and an expansive outdoor arena provide year-round riding and training opportunities. The machine shed, storage barn, and brooding house are value added, on-site amenities. Included on the 26 acres are two future potential building sites. Owners offer an assumable 2.25% mortgage loan, for which Buyers must qualify on their own. Ask for more details and schedule a personal viewing today.



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