Remote, Yet Easily Accessible, Off-Grid Home on Private 149.73 acres

  • $649,500
  • Native stone and wood construction.
  • Solar with redundant, propane backup generators.
  • High speed internet and cell phone coverage.

Be a self-sustaining modern homesteader or get away to a secure, tranquil, scenic home in the pines of Northeast, OR. Enjoy outdoor living and sports while living remote enough to weather any storm, with easy year-round access to small town communities, schools, great hospital and medical care, stores and services. This 149+/- acre, Off Grid, solar/propane and Wood heated, stone home has many amenities including a shop, barn (with electric and running water), fenced Corrals, a new wood and ATV storage building, garden, and greenhouse.

Enjoy your Freedom! Enjoy the great outdoors with security and serenity of northeast Oregon. LOP tag! Borders USFS! Single story, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Native stone and wood construction home on 149.73 acres in the wilds of the Beautiful Wallowa Country. The only home on a year-round county maintained gravel road, 6 miles from the state highway, 45 minutes to Enterprise, OR and less than 2 hours to Lewiston, Idaho and a regional airport, 4 hours to Spokane, Washington and 5 hours from Boise, Idaho.

Newly updated 3000 watts of solar provide power to charge the 17 +KW battery bank. All the batteries were replaced on 5/2015.  A new (installed 08/2016) 7.5kW Kubota Industrial diesel generator that was Factory converted to propane and 7.5kW Onan air cooled genset provide redundant backup power. Generators supply 120v to house & 220v to the well system. There are 2 – 1,000 gallon propane tanks (leased) that provide fuel for up to 3 years. The 680’ well at 5 gpm and 2 – 85 gallon pressure tanks supply water for all your needs. Solar/generator charging system and water system are totally automatic and self-regulated with no daily input required. Also, the system is wired and set up for a third, portable gas generator to be easily plugged in to run the entire system for triple redundancy. Also, the house has High Speed Satellite Internet Service and a Wilson Cell Signal Booster that provides 3G or better cell service for all your communication needs.

This newly metal roofed (2017) home is set back off the year-round county maintained road, surrounded by low maintenance and native plantings with open views in all directions and has all the amenities:  propane stove & oven, propane fridge w/ freezer and an additional Full size propane upright freezer, propane hot water heater and washer and propane dryer. Enjoy the Great room with a wood cook stove that heats your domestic hot water, wet bar, dining area and large south facing windows for enjoying the view of the Wallowa and Eagle Cap Mountains. Enjoy an entertainment center in the living room with an additional wood stove and propane heat.

The property has storage and a workshop with electric, large new wood shed (Firewood is plentiful on the property as well as on neighboring US Forest Service) and covered ATV parking. The large barn was totally re-roofed in 2018 and has electric and running water. The barn also has a run-in shed for livestock, hay storage, tractor storage as well as, general storage and a chicken coop.

Wildlife of all kinds including elk, deer, chukers, grouse and turkeys are regular visitors. Several species of edible mushrooms including Morels abound in the area also. The property qualifies for 1 LOP tag for antlerless elk. Fishing for World class Kokanee in Wallowa Lake or Steelhead, trout and bass in the Grande Ronde River is just 45 minutes away. Hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and ATV’ing is right outside your door. Also, there are easily accessible, productive springs on the USFS that borders the property for that extra security and peace of mind.

The town of Enterprise is about 30 road miles away. The County maintains the 6 miles of gravel road and does the snow removal in the winter which makes this property accessible all year. Wallowa County is known as “Oregon’s Alps” and is home to a thriving arts community in addition to Ranching and Timber. The Hells Canyon National Recreation Area forms the eastern boundary of the county while Wallowa Lake and the Eagle Cap Wilderness are at the southern boundary. High mountain lakes, wild and scenic rivers, and high mountain sage and forests. There is winter skiing, summer hiking, biking, rafting, hunting (elk, deer and upland birds) – elk and deer visit the wet weather pond on the property and graze by the house.

Seldom does a property come available that has everything that’s needed to be comfortable in no matter the weather or circumstances! Come take a look and you’ll realize the benefits!

MLS# 19351640

Questions? Send an e-mail to the Listing Agent: Ross Rooper, Broker


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