NATURE LOVERS DREAM!!! If privacy and nature is what your looking for, look no further! Tucked down a very private drive, this beautiful, pristine Florida homeplace sits on 20 acres overlooking a +/- 6 acre pond. Ancient oaks greet you as you enter through a canopied lane into this amazing property. This meticuoulsly maintained custom built 3/2 lodge style home offers an open floor plan that takes in the gorgeous surroundings. Beautiful vaulted heart pine 16 ft. ceilings and flooring, along with insulated double hung wood Anderson windows brings nature indoors as well. The wood burning stove can be enjoyed on those winter days or just to add some nice, warm ambiance to the space. Lots of storage in the galley style kitchen with a 12 ft. long island/bar for cooking, enjoying time with the family or entertaining. Newer stainless steel appliances featuring a wine refrigerator and Jenn-Air range. New countertops and backsplash add a very nice touch to the orignal hardwood cabinets. Large french doors exit to a nice deck across the pond side of house and walks you out to the pool with access from the master bedroom as well. Both baths have been updated as well as flooring in baths and bedrooms. Freshly painted indoors and out. Newer HVAC units feature both central & mini-split systems. The entire 20 acres is gated and perimeter fence with 3x3 woven wire with some cross-fencing. Metal barn is 24 x 25 and 18 ft tall on concrete slab with attached carport and has plenty of room for storage of equipment, boat, RV or as a workshop. Chicken coop is also and added feature of the property. Two car carport with more storage/utility space connects by covered breezway from the home. A small orchard of pear, plum, loquat, naval oranges, Myer lemon, and lime trees abound annually with fruit, not to mention the grape arbor which produces two kinds of muscadines. The spring fed pond is stocked with blue gill, bass, bream and catfish and is a haven for multiple waterfowl species. This property is literally a wildlife and nature refuge. Conveniently located to Gainesville, Ocala, Cedar Key and Dunnellon. Remote to the Rainbow River, , Gulf of Mexico, the great Suwannee River, along with Devils Den & Blue Grotto and multiple other local springs. Also within 30 mins of the renowned World Equestrian Center, HITS and Blacke Prong Equestrian Village for any horse enthusiast out there. Not included in this listing, but also available, is an adjacent 20 acre vacant land wooded parcel. Ask about pricing and details on this. All dimensions & measurements should be verified by buyer. By appointment only. I think you will find this may be just the place you've been waiting for!!!!
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