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$1,495,000

The most quintessential self-sustaining property in all of Moore County!

Carthage, Moore County , North Carolina

49.80
ACRES
3
BEDROOMS
3.5
BATH
2600
SQ FT
fenced • pool • pond • 2 barns with 5 stalls • 3 Run-in stalls

Property description

''The Farm'' The most quintessential self-sustaining property in all of Moore County! Spectacular Permaculture horse farm on 49+/- magnificent acres, just minutes from downtown Pinehurst and Southern Pines. The custom designed main residence features 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths with cathedral ceilings, large stone fireplace, wonderful architectural detail and massive windows enabling expansive views of the pool and pastureland. Adjacent to the main residence is a 3,800 sq ft pool house/recreation building which includes a five car garage. And for your guests, there is an over sized apartment with 2 bedrooms 2.5 bath above an additional garage and 3 stall barn. Additionally, the property boasts a two-stall barn, three Run-Ins and privacy galore!

Ten acres are irrigated pastures rich with organic soil, that functions like many more due to the favorable forage growing conditions. Also, a large vegetable garden, 5 ponds (3 fishing, 2 irrigation), 2 miles of trails, and the entire farm has been rain-scaped to maximize rainfall collection. Moreover, the property includes solar panels, Hicks Wood Heating Unit, back-up 25 kWh electrical generator, all contributing to an exceedingly small Carbon Footprint! An extraordinary property!


Details

Home Features

  • House Construction:
  • House is oriented Long Axis = East/West to maximize winter Passive Solar
  • 2 x 6” wall studs instead of 2 x 4” to increase lateral insulation
  • Double ceiling/attic insulation
  • Thermal windows with e-glass located to maximize winter solar gains
  • Metal roof to reduce summer heat gains, longer life & lower fire risk
  • Trees strategically located for summer shade & winter wind blocking
  • Attached greenhouse (off kitchen) to maximize winter passive solar plus winter humidity
  • Brick siding, metal roof & other materials not requiring painting & will not rot/deteriorate
  • 1500 Gallon Hicks wood/hot water heater installed to heat house, barn, pool house & garage as well as provide hot water for all, heating pool & greenhouse
  • 6 Solar hot water panels provide all heat/how water from March through October
  • Tank-less hot water heaters eliminate any potential “lag” from turning on hot water tap from wood/hot water heater system
  • 4410 kW solar panels generate electricity & presently have a contract to sell all additionally produced
  • electricity, as well as charge electric vehicles
  • Special wood burner fireplace capable of heating 2,500 sq ft constructed with “outside air” duct work
  • to greatly increase efficiency. Along with separate duct work to carry circulating hot air to distant rooms
  • 25 kW generator can run the main house, well water & large wood heater when power is lost
  • 150-gallon Diesel Fuel storage tank ensures fuel will be available to run the electric generator indefinitely
  • Terex decking
  • Home Interior Features:
  • Special wood burner fireplace capable of heating 2,500 sq ft constructed with “outside air” duct work to greatly increase efficiency. Along with separate duct work to carry circulating hot air to distant rooms
  • Kitchen:
  • All appliances, heat pumps & light bulbs converted to high efficiency Energy Star models

Lot Features

  • Wells:
  • Two wells interconnect between homes on property and neighboring residence. (Agreement is in place that even though the well is on neighboring property, it will remain available for farm use. Sharing 50% of any expenses for maintenance) The well was drilled in 1990 & capacity was measured over 85 gpm
  • Well water is used for vegetable garden (Drip irrigation & heavy mulching over newspaper reduce water needs by well over 50% and no weeds)
  • Property has 3 rain gauges
  • Ponds:
  • 5 ponds on property
  • Main Pond:
  • - One-acre irrigation pond
  • - Fed entirely from spring, runoff & rain
  • - All runoff from roof, driveway & grasslands is channeled back to pond
  • - Pasture next to main pond has berm to direct rain runoff to pond

Horse Facility Features

  • Pasture Irrigation:
  • Irrigation is turned off when sufficient rainfall is recorded, and only restarted when grass and weather
  • dictates need
  • 2018 – 7 new irrigation heads added; increased soil organic matter from about 1% to 6-7% & water holding capacity has gone from 0.5” in top 12” of soil to over 3”. This has permitted irrigation pond to remain available all year
  • Trails:
  • About 2 miles of walking trails

Distances


Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Buyer to verify all information


Location

185 Blues Siding Rd, Carthage, Moore County, North Carolina


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