Pristine Midwest Retreat Outside of Lawrence Kansas

Price: Pending
Acreage: 162
County: Douglas
State: Kansas

Property Description

Nestled in the rolling hills 20 minutes Southwest of Lawrence, Kansas sits 162 acres of pristine land and property that one would think could only be found in a dream. Protected sitting back off a low-trafficked road with unwavering 360 degree views overlooking the valley. The long driveway lined with native limestone walls guides you to the main house of this Midwest retreat. Here you will find the main house that is a cozy log cabin style home with 2,644 square foot, 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. 1 bedroom on main level with laundry. Beautiful refurbished 100 year+ Oak hardwood floors, Knotty Pine throughout, newer stainless steel appliances including SubZero refrigerator. Upstairs find the oversized master suite with walk-in closets, double vanity and soaker tub and shower. Loft office space overlooking main living room. Full walkout basement with family room, bedroom and bath. Custom bookshelves open into a safe room. Low maintenance exterior allows one to enjoy the covered deck that wraps the entire home. Perfect to relax and enjoy the sunrises and sunsets.

2 car oversized garage with 900+ square foot loft style guest house above. Loft is completed with open living space, full kitchen, full bathroom, laundry. Stunning ceramic wood burning stove provides a secondary heat source and ambience.

Fully finished kennel sits just west of the guest house providing 3 oversized runs and additional large fenced yard space. 40’ x 60’ barn with lean-to, 2 horse stalls, tack room and incredible paddock area with all new wire mesh safety fencing.

The property is setup to be self-sustaining able to run off the grid for weeks at a time. Wired with a Kohler backup generator, 350 foot deep water well with state of the art purification system, all electric with propane as a secondary option and geothermal heat and air. The producing fruit orchard provides fresh peaches, pears, and walnuts.  Two garden beds allow for organic food sources including asparagus, raspberries, strawberries.

Past the large paddock areas opens into 15 acres of electric fenced meadows with above average stands of Native Bluestem Grasses. On east is an additional 45 acres of beautiful native prairie grasses with blend of legumes. This native grass mix year after year yields 1,500+ lb large bails providing additional income. 92 acres of established timber wrap the meadows. Black Walnut, American Oak, Hackberry, mulberry, Osage Orange hedge trees throughout, nice elevation changes that have created flowing draws and trail systems for wildlife make this a perfect place to bow hunt.

For the sportsman, recreation is everywhere. Whitetail bedding sanctuary in the meadow, awesome timber cover, food sources wrapping the property with pond providing water.  Besides Whitetail with great genetics, you will find Rio Grande Turkey and quail consistently. Stocked pond provides the angler a hot spot to catch Bass, Bluegill and Catfish. Additional 3-5 acre deep water lake plan has been sited.

Enrolled in the Kansas Land Trust, this property is setup to protect the natural integrity and to preserve the land and wildlife. Fencing and gate systems throughout the entire property. Soil types of Martin, Sogan and Woodson provide an above average foundation with all mineral rights intact. Whether you are looking for a retreat getaway to enjoy the peace and serenity of the country, the perfect recreational tract for incredible hunting opportunities with a return on investment or a self-sufficient, low maintenance forever home, this is it and one to tour in person. No where else can you find a pristine Midwest retreat to compare!

Property Features

  • 2,644 sq foot 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home with walkout basement and 360 degree wrap-around deck. Log cabin style interior with refurbished oak hardwood floors, knotty pine ceilings and walls. Double pane windows and doors. Low maintenance exterior.
  • Loft style 900+ square foot guest house with open living space, full kitchen, full bathroom, laundry room and ceramic wood burning stove.
  • Self-sustaining property setup to run off the grid for weeks at a time. Kohler backup generator, 350 ft deep water well with state of the art purification system, all electric with propane as secondary option and geothermal heat and air.
  • 40’ x 60’ barn with 2 horse stalls, tack room, large paddock area and lean-to.
  • 20’ x 30’ kennel with 3 oversized runs, fully finished.
  • 162 acres total.
  • 60 acres well maintained above average Native Prairie Grass.
  • 92 acres timber with hardwoods spread throughout.
  • 10 acres residential.
  • Incredible recreational hunting from whitetail, Rio Grande turkey and quail.
  • Rolling elevation changes throughout the property that have created running draws and trail systems perfect for bow hunting.
  • Stocked pond with bass, bluegill and catfish. 
  • Building plans for a 3 to 5 acre lake site on the property.
  • Producing orchard with peach, apple, cherry, pear and walnut trees.
  • Property is enrolled with the Kansas Land Trust protecting and preserving the natural integrity.
  • Fencing and gates throughout the property.
  • Soil types of Martin, Sogan and Woodson.
  • Mineral rights intact.

Property Address

640 E 200 Rd, Overbrook, KS