Choose to live a deliberate life in a place of exquisite beauty on this private rural estate.
Located in peaceful Indian Valley surrounded by the Olympic National Forest. The property was originally homesteaded in 1894 and the current owners have provided stewardship sensitive to the farm’s history. Opportunities abound on this 184 acres, comprised of forest, pastureland, wetlands, ponds and a stream with deeded water rights.
The gated estate offers 2 residences ~ the Farmhouse built in 1922 has been upgraded over the years to suit today’s tastes but retains elements of its original charm. The second dwelling is a well-maintained and upgraded 2 bd 2 bath manufactured home that offers opportunities for long-term guests or extended family to enjoy the farm while having their own space.
The historic cedar barn that has been lovingly refurbished creates an enduring legacy for the property, enriching its rural character & offers enjoyment for future generations. Additional outbuildings offer a multitude of uses for a variety of ventures like raising livestock, growing vegetables or enjoying equestrian pursuits.
The property features a 3375 sq ft multi-purpose building, a spacious garage, a large greenhouse and a hoop-house. You can even enjoy your own farm-fresh eggs by housing chickens in the rustic chicken coop! There are 20 fenced acres for livestock and a small barn with covered hay storage. Frost-free hydrants service the pastures as well as the barn and the greenhouse. Approximately 140 acres of mixed forest stands is comprised of spruce, western red cedar, red alder, Douglas fir and big leaf maple and is estimated to have 1.2 million board feet of marketable timber.
The main home is sited to take perfect advantage of the majestic views of the Olympic Mountains and the abundant wildlife that frequents Spring Lakes Farm. Throughout the interior of the home, comfortable living is wrapped in quality finishes. The inviting living room offers a large fireplace to cozy up to on winter evenings and the original wood beam ceiling adds character and warmth to the space.
The panoramic views provide culinary inspiration in the renovated kitchen with granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, hammered copper farm sink, bamboo flooring, wrought iron light fixtures & custom cabinets. Gather with family & friends in the sunny dining room featuring skylights, walls of windows, ceramic tiled floors & sliding glass doors to the deck.
Additional main floor spaces are the office, a large utility room, a 3/4 bath, a full bath & two bedrooms. Upstairs, the serene Master Bedroom offers a walk-in closet, a 2nd closet & a nook for a desk or reading area. The sliding doors open onto the upper balcony for stunning views of the grounds. The en-suite spa-like master bath features high quality fixtures and finishes including heated porcelain tile floors, an over-sized shower with frameless glass shower door, a large soaking tub and a vanity with a granite counter top.
An additional 2 rooms upstairs provide a myriad of uses as sitting rooms, guest spaces, play areas, a library or craft room. The only limit is your imagination.
Endless opportunities to enjoy the quiet & space of this pristine paradise starts on your wraparound deck where you can take in the view with a front row seat to the ever-changing patterns of color and light that fills the view panorama. Imagine enjoying your morning cup of coffee or an afternoon glass of wine while watching Canadian geese herd their tiny goslings or swans doing touch-and-goes from the ponds.
Bordering the Olympic Discovery/Adventure Trail offers an opportunity for breathtaking hiking, biking and equestrian pursuits.
Located off of Hwy 101 within easy access to world-class attractions & local communities, including the Olympic National Park, ocean beaches, and Victoria B.C., this is a rare opportunity to live in one of the most private and idyllic settings on the Olympic Peninsula.