Welcome to Solar Equinox Farm, a 24+ Acre working farm nestled in the Catoctin Mountains in Historic Frederick County. Estimated 200 year old log home, moved from higher on the property to its current location in about 1901. Substantial renovation completed in 2013, to include but not limited to: Bathrooms, Country Kitchen; wood floors, double glazed windows, insulation envelope, cedar siding, new metal roof, 440 amp electrical service, plumbing, gas forced air furnace system. 24 panel ground mount solar photoelectric system is owned outright and connected to the grid, supplying energy to property with minimal outside electric consumption. New septic system installed in 2017, which allows construction of an additional four bedroom, two full bath addition to the existing house.
Currently configured as a loft style one bedroom, full bath up with full bath on main level and the ability to make a second bedroom in the current office/study space. Jalousie windowed front 3 season sun porch for those cool evenings, taking in the views watching the world pass by or monitor the livestock. House was set on a new foundation at the turn of the century, over a dug utility basements with exterior access. New brick fire stop and chimney were built in order to operate "The Performer" Wood Stove. Hot water provided by a gas continuous flow water heater. Gas is provided by a 500 gallon underground LP tank. Additionally property is equipped with a GE 12 KV LP gas back up generator. New asphalt drive and parking area.
3,700SF vegetable garden with drip irrigation system., purported to be the best organic food plot on the mountain. Two-car garage with sub-paneled electric. Includes 2 Sears 20 CF chest freezer. Metal-clad poll barn, run in, built in 2017, roughly 50 feet x 25 feet (1,260 s.f.), with a roughly 18 foot x 31.5 foot canopy (567 s.f.). Approximately 50'x100' Pond can be found on the lower field has a partially collapsed bank but can easily be resurrected. Metal barn (60' x 100') with livestock pens and loft storage. On the east side is a covered paddock with feed troughs and livestock headlock. Four bay poll barn and 2 re-sheathed goat houses (originally chicken coups).
House, metal barn and goat heated auto water fixture is serviced by a 180' well. Upper fields are equipped with an automatic livestock watering system that is gravity fed from a 1,000 gallon underground storage tank. This tank is filled from a new 425 foot well by a direct current centrifugal pump driven by four solar panels. The goat field and a portion of the fields abutting the barn are fences with 48" livestock wire, the balance of the fencing is five wire electric.
Livestock is available for sale and can be negotiated separately, Unfortunately the goats were recently sold. Make this wonderful self-sufficient property your own today!
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