Secluded Retreat Estate On South Fork River

Price: $450,000
Acreage: 50
County: Chase
State: Kansas

Property Description

Known for its pure beauty of diverse scenery throughout the lustrous rolling Flint Hills, Chase County, Kansas has been marked as not only the elite cattlemen’s county in the United States, but as one of the top counties in the state of Kansas to retreat and get away for relaxation, adventure, and culture. Located just off HWY-177 north of Matfield Green, Kansas, this 50 acre estate is secluded, yet also easily accessible and in the center of it all! Pulling down the long driveway, one will appreciate the vision that has been captured creating this pristine property. Mature trees, tasteful landscaping, and manicured yard space surround the residence for an inviting impression up to the covered front deck. Built in 1996, this custom home offers 2,439 sq. ft. of living space with 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms and endless amenities. Stunning Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors run throughout with solid Cherry wood 6-panel doors, Cherry wood trim, and crown molding wrapping the home. Enjoy the front great room with the massive all-brick hearth and surround, and wood burning fireplace with built-in shelving and backlighting. The open floor plan leads into the dining with one of a kind light fixtures and wall sconces. The kitchen wraps around with endless Oak cabinets, solid surface countertop space, and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen opens to back deck area, and the main floor laundry room and ½ bathroom are just off the kitchen. Main level bedroom with built-in bookshelves, and the main bathroom is finished out with a porcelain clawfoot bathtub and solid surface vanity. The family room opens up with wonderful space to enjoy the incredible views to the backyard and pond. A perfect office space has been created with double doors that adjoin the family room. Upstairs in the loft area, the master suite has been created allowing one to wake and fall asleep with the views from the French doors that lead out to a private balcony overlooking the property. Full master bathroom with double vanity and huge walk-in closest. Full finished basement with family room, additional 3rd bedroom, full bathroom, and utility room in the finished storage room. Oversized 2 car garage with workshop space and storage. New overhead units installed. Outside to the south, a 24’x20’ detached garage built in fashion with the house has been completed with 2”x6” exterior walls, fully insulated and finished on the interior walls and ceiling, full concrete, side-by-side heat and air unit, and insulated overhead garage door. In the yard space, one will find pristine established garden areas and fruit trees edging the perimeter with a spectacular fire pit area overlooking the pond with a bridge leading out to the island. The pond is fully stocked with Bass, Blue Gill, and Channel Catfish. Watching, feeding and fishing from the bridge, island or bank, one will have an endless amount of activity in this thriving environment. Take the trail north and end at the 32’x24’ pole framed metal shop with 2 overhead insulated doors, buried utilities, full concrete, and insulated. 23’x16’ lean-to just off the shop space is perfect for implements. An additional garden area and wildflower bed sit just behind the shop. The well-maintained property has established trails throughout running along the 12.8 acres of Brome to the north pond, which is also stocked and is a second fishing hotspot. Keep traveling and one will quickly be basking in the serenity of the always flowing South Fork River. Owning both sides of the river, one has an endless potential of fishing, hunting, and exploration. This is truly where the magic happens and memories are made. The South Fork River, known for its rock bottom and crystal clear waters, is always flowing to the Cottonwood River providing fresh water and wildlife activity. Take the trail down to the crossing and enjoy the deep pool areas, rocked areas, and shallow wading spots. An angler’s paradise with spear and bow fishing galore. Heavy timber with mature Burr Oaks lining the riverbanks and Cottonwood, Ash, Oak, and Walnut make up the majority of the timber on the east creating the perfect setting for Whitetail and turkeys. Highway systems run the banks from the bedding areas to the north and west as they travel to the feeding area through the timber to the tillable ground. Current owner has not allowed hunting under his ownership allowing for major growth, life, and genetics to thrive. The recreation on this diverse property is endless and can’t be duplicated. The South Fork River is the water source supplying the city of Matfield Green, with the well-pump houses located on this property. The owner receives free water up to a set allotment and $500.00 annually in trade for the well-pump house easement. Free water and no hassle, what could be better! The south pond was built with a well drilled and established for an additional source to water vegetation. 8.50 acres of tillable ground sit to the east of the timber area and is currently planted with soybeans. An additional 2.23 acres of tillable ground sits to the south of the residence and is currently planted with soybeans. Current tenant has been long-standing and reputable in the community with a 25 lease agreement set for the 2018 crop and hay year. Soil types on the property consist of the top silty soils of Ivan, Reading, and Ladysmith considered to be Class I, II and III. This secluded retreat estate is truly one in a million and one to tour in person to capture and appreciate all the details, amenities, and best of what Mother Nature has to offer all on this 50 acre tract!

Property Features

  • Custom residence built in 1996 on 50 acres.
  • 2,439 sq. ft. finished living space with 3 bedrooms 3 ½ bathrooms.
  • Custom lighting throughout.
  • Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors throughout.
  • Stunning brick fireplace with built-in shelving and backlighting.
  • Custom kitchen with Oak cabinets and solid surface countertops.
  • Main level bathroom with clawfoot bathtub, custom tile, and solid surface countertops.
  • Loft master suite with French exterior doors and private balcony.
  • Main level laundry room and ½ bathroom just off the kitchen.
  • Full basement.
  • Central heat and air.
  • 2”x6” exterior walls.
  • Lifetime decking on front and back.
  • 2 car oversized garage with shop space.
  • 24’x20’ detached garage with heat and air is fully finished.
  • 32’x24’ pole framed metal shop with full concrete, buried utilities, and overhead doors.
  • 23’x16’ lean-to.
  • South 2.14 acre stocked pond with bridge that leads to the island.
  • North 1.75 acre stocked pond.
  • Established garden spots with wildflower bed.
  • Established trail systems throughout the entire property.
  • Endless wildlife with waterfowl, Quail, Whitetail, turkey, and fish.
  • 50 acres total, including 12.8 Brome, 18.58 timber, and 10.73 tillable.
  • Timber made up of Burr Oak, Cottonwood, Ash, Hackberry, and Walnut.
  • Soil types of Ivan, Reading, and Ladysmith considered Class I, II, II.
  • South Fork River running throughout the property, owning both sides.
  • Tillable acres leased to long-standing tenant for the 2018 crop and hay year at 25% crop share.
  • Property houses 2 well-pump houses supplying the city of Matfield Green with a water source coming from the South Fork River.
  • Owner receives $500 annually with free water up to a set allotment in trade for easement.
  • Residence on septic system.
  • Residence on city water and zoned in the county of Chase.
  • All mineral, water, and hunting rights remain intact and transfer to the Buyer upon closing.
  • 2017 taxes: $3,753.56

Property Address

205 N Rogler, Matfield Green, KS