Buy & Sell without Paying Commission Serving Greater Madison Area
For Sale By Owner in Madison, Wisconsin
1350sf finished area
1 Quadrafire Wood Stove
10 acres: 2 acres woods
2006 Lafayette COUNTY TAXES:
703005-Earth-bermed house with complete southern exposure. Southern overhang calculated to allow sun to penetrate entire depth of house in cold months and prevents sun from entering house from June thru July. North wall of house is16” thick and east/west walls are 14” thick. Concrete slab is stained for a stunning finish. There are 3 exit doors in amongst the southern windows.
Home has 1350 sq. ft. of interior space, and consists of 3 – 12’ x 12’ bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms 6’ x 8’ each, 6’ x 8’ laundry room with toilet, 6’ x 8’ pantry and 24’ x 26’ great room which includes an open concept kitchen dining and sitting area. Kitchen has a breakfast bar / Work Island complete with sink and eating area.
Vinyl siding, 30-year Shingles and aluminum fascia /sofit make the exterior of the house and garage maintenance free.
East and west windows allow light to flow through interior French doors to all parts of the house.
In-floor radiant heating keeps the house at a very constant temperature throughout the cold months and is very economical. The electric boiler is modulated by Scenic River Electric Coop to garner a 50% reduction in cost of operating the boiler.
A Quadrafire wood stove provides ambiance as well as an additional heat source.
All plumbing components, including the 300’+ well and the entire septic system are less than three years old.
All appliances are Kenmore Energy Star and very efficient.
Dimensions: 24’ x 34’, 3-stall garage with one – double garage door with remote and one single, manual garage door. Service door is on West side with concrete approach. Standard 2x4 construction with 4/12 pitch roof. Concrete floor sits on 4’ frost walls and is connected to a 30’ x 34’ concrete apron. East side of garage has a gravel pad for extra parking.
20’ x 34’ concrete floor, with 8” curb on west side to accommodate a 10’ x 20’ chicken coop. Chicken nesting boxes and feeding/grit troughs are antiques and will stay with the barn. 18” curbs poured on NE, E and SE sides; 3 service doors with windows, 1 overhead garage door to accommodate a utility tractor, and 3 windows in barn add natural light. A finished multi-purpose room with 220 outlet would be perfect for a summer kitchen or artist studio. Aluminum fascia and soffit make this building practically maintenance free.
Vegetable: Approximately 75’ x 200’. Have grown lettuce, beets, Swiss chard, cucumber, squash, pumpkin, onion, tomato, pepper, rhubarb potatoes, corn, beans; could be easily reverted to pasture.
Vegetable garden and strawberry patch have 4’ wide rows with sod aisles between the rows for easy walking and maintenance. Both areas could be easily reverted to pasture.
Herbs: basil, cilantro, parsley, rosemary, lavender, marjoram, oregano located in summer herb garden at southern approach to house.
Grapes: 2 varieties in arbor located south of house
Orchard: 38 trees total: 4 peach, 4 plum, 4 pear, 2 apricot, 2 cherry, 22 apple
Perennials: Rose of Sharon, flowering dogwood, day lilies, sedum, iris, periwinkle, peppermint, salvia, oregano, lavender, marjoram, rosemary, thyme, marigold, Echinacea.
Property consists of 10 acres, much of which slopes to the south and is zoned Agricultural. Approximately 3 acres of alfalfa and 2 acres of prairie grasses are leased annually to a local farmer. Approximately 2 acres of woods will provide wood for heating indefinitely. The house and other buildings sit on approximately 1 acre. The remaining 2 acres make up the gardens and orchard.
The process to construct a pond on the property has commenced and digging will start in April.