LOCATION: Eastern in Sequoyah County. Farm borders about 1/4 mile long U.S. Highway 59 N, a 4 lane highway and borders about 5/8 mile along a paved farm to market road. The farm is about 2 miles from the 50,000 acre Kerr Lake on the Arkansas River. The City of Sallisaw is about 10 miles, the City of Ft. Smith, Arkansas is about 30 miles, the City of Tulsa, is about 80 miles. Oklahoma City is about 2.5 hours. Dallas, Texas is about 4.5 hours. Valley location with View of Mountains in the distance.
Land: 100 acres (m-l), of level to gently rolling pasture and meadows. The land is sandy-loam by nature and well suited to hay, gardens, fruit and grazing livestock. The farm is fenced into 4 separate pastures for rotation grazing with a pond for livestock water in each pasture. There are several small pens at the barns for livestock and fishing. At this time the farm is used to graze cattle and furnish winter hay supply. Excellent place to have horses and there are several fruit trees on the farm.
SERVICES: Electric, rural water, telephone, mail route, natural gas, school bus route.
HOME: Construction of this home began in the year 1890 and it was completed in the year 1895. The home is on the National and Oklahoma State Historical Registry. The home is frame constructed with wood floors supported by piers and beams. In 1988 the home underwent a 2 year remodeling program with installation of new siding, windows, roof, heating and cooling system, paint, wall-paper, kitchen and bathroom updates and more. The home is in very sound and usuable condition at this time. The home is reported by the owner to have approximately 5,000 square feet of heated living area including ground and upper floors. Heating and cooling is all electric with 3 units. A room by room description of the home is as follows:
GROUND FLOOR ROOMS
Living Room: 16x18, fireplace, finished pine floors, cove moldings, 10 ft ceiling, wallpaper, closet.
Library: 16x18, fireplace, finished pine floors, cove moldings, 10ft ceiling, wallpaper.
Bedroom #1: 16x16, fireplace, finished pine floors, cove moldings, closet, wallpaper.
Bedroom #2: 16x16, fireplace, finished pine floors, 2 closets, 10ft ceiling, wallpaper.
Dining Room: 17x17, finished pine floors, wallpaper, cove moldings, 10ft ceiling.
Sunroom: 10x12, white ceramic tiled floor, wallpaper, ceiling fan with light.
Downstairs Bathroom: Tiled floor, enclosed ceramic tiled shower with seat, separate bathtub, commode, tiled top vanity.
Kitchen: 12x18 plus 5x10. Inlay floors, bead board ceiling, wood cooking stove, large porcelain sink and cabinet unite, double side by side built-in refrigerator unit. 2nd room has cabinets, counter tops, built-in dishwasher and triple stainless sink.
Front Porch: 6x16, treated wood floor, banisters, roof over porch.
Rear Porch: 7x24, treated wood floor, banisters, roof over porch, handicap ramp.
SECOND FLOOR ROOMS
Bedroom #3: 15x16, carpeting, 10ft ceilings, closet, cove moldings, wallpaper.
Bedroom #4: 15x16, carpeting, 10ft ceilings, closet, cove moldings,
Bedroom #5: 15x16, carpeting, 10ft ceilings, closet, cove moldings, wallpaper.
Bedroom #6: 15x16, carpeting, 10ft celings, closet, cove moldings, wallpaper.
Nanny Room: 16x18, carpeting, wainscoting, wallpaper, lots of windows, chandelier, closet. Used as a nursery originally.
Sitting Room and Adjoining Bath: 12x16, total for both rooms. Closet, carpeting in sitting area, oak cabinets and storage, wallpaper and matching draperies. Bathroom area has tiled floors, tub with shower, linen closet, wainscot with wall paper above and pedestal sink.
Widow's Walk: The second floor staicase leads to a porch area atop the house often called 'the widow's walk." The widow's walk is about 10x10 with banisters surrounding.
Livestock and Hay Barn: 48x70, frame builing, metal roof, part of building has concrete floors, 6 stalls, 4 stone constructed cement floored bins for holding feed, hay loft in barn and electric.
Oak Sided Livestock and Machine Shed Barn: 38x90, pole type builing with metal roof, wood divider down center of barn, electric service, now used to store and display antique fram machinery.
Stone Equipment Shed: 14x80, masonry constructed with pole supports for shed area, 14x20 masonry storage room with cement floor, metal roof.
Well House: 10x16 with ventilated storage area, old original dug well, cement floor.
Potato House: 14c16, cement floor, thick stone walls, metal roof, used to store potatoes after harvest in this thick walled insulated builing.
White Smoke House: 14x20 frame building to store cured meats.
White Poultry House: Chicken house with roost and laying compartments.
Carriage House: 20x36 can be used as a garage.
Double Wide Mobile Home with 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Central Heating and Cooling, Large Fenced Yard surrounding this home. Home estimated to be about 20 years old and in good condition.
TAXES: The owner of this property is a non-profit trust. There are no taxes under present ownership. We estimated taxes will be about $2,000 per year when privately owned.
COMMENTS: Please review supporting data for the history of this farm. The property has many uses. The home is perfectly livable right now. For several years the Kerr Center operated this farm as a bed and breakfast. Being right on a 4 lane highway it would certainly be good for this purpose. Here you can grow fruit, vegetables, run horse or cattle plus supplement your income with a bed and breakfast.
PROPERTY NUMBER: 35062-10090