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DrJones wrote:Lezlee and I looked at this farm of 45 acres plus several buildings and liked it... now the price has dropped Dramatically... from about $140,000 to $110,000. sigh...
The house is large, with a FULL basement. A basement of that size would cost around $60K just for the basement. NOT wired for electricity (Amish built, remember?)
And of course the 45 acres would be worth around $90K or so. A large pond stocked with fish.
Plus there is a HUGE barn -- ground floor with stalls for the horses and a place for cows or a bull, and a loft which looks like they used it for word-working. Roughly 3,000 sq feet on each floor.
Plus a large SILO. And what Lezlee calls a "carriage house" with cement floor, two stories, south-facing for solar applications.
Long driveway gives seclusion. Amish neighbors, mostly. Used to living off-grid...
Jamesport is a mostly Amish community roughly 10 miles from AOA, with Amish stores -- lots of fun.
http://www.landsofmissouri.com/missouri ... _id=526490
There is also an old church for sale in Gilman City MO (farming town of about 300 folks), about 12 miles from AOA... only $10K -- and I'll actually consider paying half if someone want to go in on it with me.
I've seen them both. Existing blgs/farms are SO Inexpensive now near AOA!!
Jnewby wrote:Sounds interesting, are you looking for partners for the church or for both?