Warning: if you sit on this porch, you may not want to leave (ever). As far as cautionary tales go, the laidback country lifestyle promised by this sprawling and picturesque ranch estate in Lincoln — about 30 miles northeast of Sacramento — is more earnest than ominous.
Set on nearly 10 acres, the property ushers one into a quieter way of life, where fresh air and green pastures are your neighbors. A beautifully “remodeled” log home, spanning 2,436 square feet with three bedrooms and three baths, feels as if you’re stepping back in time. The custom wrap-around porch overlooking a lush yard and a gorgeous water is “a wonderful place to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning,” says listing agent Steve Ostrom of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Roseville. “You can listen to the sounds of nature and the chirps of hummingbirds.”
Ostrom says there are also stunning views from every window. The downstairs office/den “can easily be converted to a first-floor bedroom or fourth bedroom,” he adds, while the cozy, remodeled kitchen blends form and function with amenities such as custom iron work from local artists, high-end appliances and smooth-closing drawers.
“You won’t find too many homes with this architecture, attention to detail and upkeep,” says Ostrom.
Beyond the main residence itself, there is another world waiting to be explored. The pastures are irrigated (gravity fed) and cross-fenced, “perfect for horses and cattle,” says Ostrom. There are also outbuildings for every purpose (garage, RV barn, hay barn, brew room, wood shop, tack room, chicken house, and garden shed). The garage, where the brew room was housed, can be used as a secondary kitchen (“fabulous for catering a large get-together,” he notes.). For those who have long sought out local fresh ingredients and organic produce at farmer’s markets, they will appreciate the orchard and vegetable garden. Over the garage, there’s also an option to explore a possible office or even a rental opportunity. A year-round stream and pond provide additional serenity and further opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.
Green pastures stretch as far as the eye can see. You won’t have to worry about water either, thanks to an NID, three miners inch and well (well water was previously measured at 7 gallons per minute).
Offered at only $750,000 for 10 acres, this property is true livable luxury at its best.