FOR SALE: Permaculture Property and House, 3 acres in McGee, MO (in Southeast Missouri)
-completely off-grid solar small (384sf) post and beam house w/ kitchen/den, bedroom, bathroom and sleeping loft; well built using quality materials, tin roof.
-Solar system includes two 235w Grape Solar panels, Outback charge controller ($500) and three 100AH AGM batteries in parallel to form 300AH 12v battery bank. Also 2 other 50w panels on roof but currently disconnected. System powers lights, computer/satellite internet and other stuff including hot shower when sunny. Could easily be expanded to provide more capacity.
-“Grid” electricity at street should you want it – just need to pay power company to run line.
-Good AT&T cell reception (4G/LTE) with two towers several miles away
-3 acres right off a paved road with little traffic
-500 acres of woods surrounding the 3 acres
-currently 1-2 acres cleared and planted in fruit trees (asian pears, pears, apples, asian persimmons, kiwis, blueberries, currants, jujubes, etc.); numerous raised beds
-only one mile away from Mingo Wildlife Reserve- 20,000 acres of hiking, biking, horseback riding, hunting , fishing, and about the best mushroom hunting grounds on the planet.
-Property is slightly sloping, water drains well
-Unfinished 4,000 gallon ferrocement cistern as water – connected to gutters on main cabin; just needs pool liner ($100?) and filtering system and to be hooked up to house plumbing; or could drill well
-House is fully plumbed and has small water heater with DC heating element; full size shower and tub
-Nice wood stove for heating/cooking, also propane heat and stove
-Unfinished greenhouse and root cellar and a cob chicken house and a goat house also on property.
-absolutely NO building codes or restrictions, build whatever you want!
-very friendly neighbors
-very rural, but one hour away from Cape Girardeau, a college town on the Mississippi River, and minutes away from Lake Wappapello, a huge lake with fabulous fishing.
-wonderful for hunting, deer and turkey are everywhere
-super low property taxes ($20/year)
Current price is $35,000 cash but price will go up as more improvements are made. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more info.